Oxford Centre for Mission Studies

Last updated 27th May 2009 
Name of library Oxford Centre for Mission Studies 
Address PO Box 70, Oxford OX2 6HB 
Telephone 01865 517736 
Fax 01865 517722 
E-mail  rbates@ocms.ac.uk
Website http://www.ocms.ac.uk 
Alternative names  OCMS
Contact & Job Title Ralph Bates,  Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Research, Postgraduate students 
Terms of access  Open access
Opening hours Mon-Fri 9-5 
Disabled access  
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No. Reference only
Number of volumes  12,500
Periodicals – Back Issues Incomplete sets 
Current Periodicals  62
Other materials  Pamphlets, ephemera, Study resources, AV collection
Volumes added per year 1000+ 
Coverage  Relating to the Two Thirds World (Africa, Asia, Latin America) + Eastern Europe
Special Collections  OCMS Theses & Dissertations, OCMS Archive
Manuscripts  
Research resource Relating to the Two Thirds World (Africa, Asia, Latin America) + Eastern Europe 
Catalogue Type Computer. Card (for older accessions) 
URL of catalogue http://www.ocms.ac.uk/community/library/catalogue.php, 
http://solo.ouls.ox.ac.uk/ (Select In Oxford Centre for Mission Studies), http://www.lib.ox.ac.uk/olis/ OLIS is by far the most comprehensive guide to our holdings 
Other facilities  Photocopier / scanner
Computers for web access, on-line catalogue, word processing
Full Time Staff Librarian 
Part Time Staff  Cataloguer
Voluntary Staff  Shelver
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library