University of Bristol Information Services

Last updated 10th July 2007 
Name of library University of Bristol Information Services 
Address Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TJ 
Telephone  0117 928 9000
Fax  0117 925 5334
Alternative names  Arts and Social Sciences Library
Contact & Job Title  David Boyd, Assistant Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Staff and students of the University of Bristol
Terms of access  On application to the University Librarian. Details can be found on the Web at
Opening hours  Opening hours vary between term-time and vacation. Details can be found on the Web at
Disabled access  No known difficulties. Information for disabled users can be found on the Web at
Lending to other libraries & visitors Information about lending services can be found on the Web at, 
Number of volumes  27,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  150
Current Periodicals  40
Other materials  25 microform titles
Volumes added per year  300
Coverage  Christianity, Buddhism, Islamic studies, Jewish studies, Mediaeval theology
Special Collections  Edward Conze’s Collection of c. 1,000 books on Buddhism; Library of Moravian Church, Maudlin Street, Bristol; Books from the library of Rt Revd G. W. McLeavy (formerly in library of Benjamin Latrobe).
Manuscripts  Archive of Moravian Church Maudlin Street, Bristol.
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Computer (post-1978); Card (pre-1978)
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  A limited range of library facilities offered to non-members (computing facilities governed by different regulations).
Full Time Staff  160
Part Time Staff  60
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library