University of London Library

Last updated 24th March 2009 
Name of library  University of London Library
Address  Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Telephone  020 7862 8461/2
Fax  020 7862 8480
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  P. McLaughlin, Senior sub-librarian academic affairs
Purpose & main user community of the library  Support research and advanced teaching in the humanities and some social sciences
Terms of access  On production of identification. Charges may be levied. Check website for current
Opening hours  As for members. See website. Some materials only available by prior arrangement
Disabled access  Special Collections needs policy document on website
Lending to other libraries & visitors  ILL available. To borrowing members only.
Number of volumes  22,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  110
Current Periodicals  56
Other materials  University of London theses
Volumes added per year  150
Coverage  Biblical studies, church history, comparative religion, philosophy of religion, religious ethics
Special Collections  Gravely Parish; Porteus Library; Ethel M. Ward; Bell Collection; Chichester Collection; Lady Welby Library
Manuscripts  Collections of sermons (C15-19); minutes of the University of London Board of Studies in Theology 1901-1994
Research resource  Church history, philosophy of religion, ecumenics, comparative religion
Catalogue Type Computer 
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Photocopying, microfilm reader printer, web access, CD-ROM and online databases
Full Time Staff  65
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  University of London will soon form part of the University of London Research Library Services
Anything else about the library  Figures indicated are an estimate and there is much material relevant to the student of theology in other subject collections of the library e.g. philosophy, history