William Booth College


Last updated 1st January 2020
Name of library William Booth College 
Address Champion Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8BQ 
Telephone  020 7326 2747
E-mail college.library@salvationarmy.org.uk
Alternative names Salvation Army Training College, William Booth Memorial Training College
Contact & Job Title  Winette Field, The Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Training of Salvation Army officers and TSA employees – support students and staff of the College 
Terms of access Not normally open to non-members of the College for borrowing, but occasionally for reading on site. Written applications to the Librarian. All such requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance with as much detail as possible re the particular educational/ research need for use.
Opening hours M-F 08.45-16.15 
Disabled access  Steps unavoidable
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No. Will photocopy periodical articles for ABTAPL libraries. Restricted lending to Salvation Army Officers and SA employees.
Number of volumes 13,000
Periodicals – Back Issues 77
Current Periodicals 65
Other materials Audio visual items and training packs
Volumes added per year  700
Coverage Biblical Studies; Systematic Theology; Pastoralia; Missiology; Church History; Spirituality; Doctrine; Management; Planning and leading worship inc. preaching + Salvation Army belief and practice; Salvation Army music
Special Collections  Salvation Army: history, music, biography, belief and practice
Manuscripts Dissertations by Salvation Army Officers 
Research resource  Salvation Army
Catalogue Type  Computer – Oliver
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Photocopying
Full Time Staff 1
Part Time Staff
Voluntary Staff
Changes in next five years affecting the above
Anything else about the library The William Booth College Library is based on the same site as the Salvation Army International Heritage Centre which is open to the public.

From time to time items are leant to the IHC for use by external visitors.