Queen’s Foundation Library

Last updated 17th November 2008 
Name of library Queen’s Foundation Library 
Address Somerset Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2QH 
Telephone 0121 452 2621 
Fax 0121 454 8171 
E-mail library@queens.ac.uk 
Website http://www.queens.ac.uk/qfnd/library.php 
Alternative names Queen’s College; Queen’s Foundation 
Contact & Job Title Michael Gale,  Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Theological education; Queen’s Foundation academic community 
Terms of access Initially by appointment 
Opening hours Normally 09.00-17.00, but you are advised to telephone in advance
Disabled access High bookshelves, swing doors 
Lending to other libraries & visitors To other ABTAPL libraries. External membership for a fee may be available and includes limited borrowing rights. 
Number of volumes 50,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 100 
Current Periodicals  70
Other materials Small collection of videos. CDROMs. 
Volumes added per year  800
Coverage  
Special Collections C16 Bibles, Early Fathers and Reformers: a small collection of early editions. C17 editions of early Anglican and Puritan writers. C18-19 Methodist collecton including early editions of works by John and Charles Wesley. 
Manuscripts  
Research resource (Regional). Black Theology. Denominational Studies.  
Catalogue Type Computer 
URL of catalogue http://195.194.63.117/heritage/ 
Other facilities Limited photocopying on request to librarian 
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  0.1
Voluntary Staff  ad hoc
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
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