Heythrop Library

Last updated 20th January 2020
Name of library Heythrop Library 
Address London Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, London, W1K 3AH
Telephone 020 7529 4834
E-mail heythroplibrary@jesuit.org.uk
Website http://www.jesuit.org.uk/heythrop-library
Alternative names Associate Library of University of London.  London Jesuit Centre Library.
Contact & Job Title Fauziah Iskandar, Assistant Librarian.
Purpose & main user community of the library Specialist theology and philosophy library, for students of these subjects, undergraduate and above.
Terms of access Membership of Senate House Library.  SCONUL, Interlibrary Loan through SHL. 
Opening hours 9.30am-5pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday       9.30am-6pm Tuesday and Thursday.
Disabled access There are 5 steps at the main entrance.  Internal lift access.
Lending to other libraries & visitors Reference access only to non-member visitors.  ILL and SCONUL access through Senate House Library.
Number of volumes 250,000
Periodicals – Back Issues Yes
Current Periodicals 230 titles, mainly in theology, some philosophy.
Other materials
Volumes added per year 1,200 
Coverage Mainly RC Theology; Church History, Bible, Philosophy
Special Collections Rare books, pre 1800.
Manuscripts Very few examples.
Research resource  
Catalogue Type OPAC
URL of catalogue https://catalogue.libraries.london.ac.uk/search~S3
Other facilities Photocopying 
Full Time Staff  yes – one
Part Time Staff  yes – one
Voluntary Staff Yes, from mid-2020.
Changes in next five years affecting the above We are also developing a working library to service a new MA course in Theology, Ecology and Ethics and other evening courses that will be offered at 114 Mount Street.
Anything else about the library All our collections are now in storage. They can be requested by members of Senate House Library (University of London). For membership of SHL, see: https://www.senatehouselibrary.ac.uk/membership