The United Library

Last updated 24th March 2009
Name of library  The United Library
Address  Old Coates House, 32 Manor Place, Edinburgh, EH3 7EB
Telephone  0131 225 4911
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Michael Buck, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Staff and students of Theological Institute of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Scottish URC/Congregational College, and the Open College Counselling Training Trust
Terms of access
Opening hours Tues 0900-1230, Wed 0900-1700, Thur 0900-1230. Closed Public Holidays, between Christmas and New Year, and when librarian on holiday..
Disabled access  No disabled access: upstairs, no lift.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  By subscription, Ł10 p.a., for full borrowing rights.
Number of volumes  25,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  140
Current Periodicals  90
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  400
Coverage Protestant Mission history, spirituality, ecumenism, liturgy and worship, pastoral case and counselling. 
Special Collections
Research resource
Catalogue Type  Computer
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Photocopying
Full Time Staff
Part Time Staff  0.4
Voluntary Staff
Changes in next five years affecting the above Library continuing at current premises until Summer 2005. Future after that date is uncertain. 
Anything else about the library  No longer managing the Baker Library at Scottish Churches House, Dunblane.