Union School of Theology

Last updated 27th September 2017
Name of library Union School of Theology
Address Bryntirion House, Bridgend, CF31 4DX 
Telephone  01656 645411
Fax  01656 641987
E-mail  librarian@west.org.uk
Website  http://www.west.org.uk
Alternative names  formerly known as Wales Evangelical School of Theology (WEST)
Contact & Job Title  Marcus Hobson / Miriam Jones, Librarian / Assistant Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  WEST Student body
Terms of access  Walk in; free reference access
Opening hours  M-F 09.00-17.00
Disabled access Narrow aisles restrict wheelchair access. Arrangements for disabled people to use library can be made. 
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No. Payment of subscription.
Number of volumes  20,000
Periodicals – Back Issues 126 
Current Periodicals  84
Other materials Vidoes and audio cassettes. 
Volumes added per year  500
Coverage  Biblical Studies; Systematic Theology; Pastoralia; Missiology; Church History; Religions.
Special Collections  David Wright collection on Augustine and North African early church fathers
Manuscripts  
Research resource  Welsh Language Materials; Welsh Religious Journals and Biographies.
Catalogue Type  Computer – Heritage System
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities  Photocopying.
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  2
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  New building planned in future.
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