Highland Theological College, UHI

Last updated 30th September 2019 
Name of library Highland Theological College
Address High Street, Dingwall, Ross-shire, IV15 9HA 
Telephone 01349 780 215
E-mail geordie.cryle@uhi.ac.uk
Website http://www.htc.uhi.ac.uk 
Alternative names HTC is an academic partner of the UHI Millennium Institute: http://www.uhi.ac.uk 
Contact & Job Title Mr. Geordie Cryle, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library The library’s primary purpose is to support the teaching, learning and research needs of staff and students of the Highland Theological College.  It also serves staff and students of the other academic partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Terms of access Appointment preferred.
Opening hours Term time: Mon – Wed 09:00– 17:30, Thur 09:00 – 21:00, Fri 09:00 – 17:00, Vacations 09:00-17:00
Disabled access Visitors to sign in at reception, who can advise on entry to the library avoiding steps.
Lending to other libraries & visitors Inter-Site Loans to other academic partners of UHI; CONARLS

Visitors may use the library for reference purposes.

Number of volumes 25,398 catalogued; approx. 40,000 uncatalogued
Periodicals – Back Issues 221 Journal Titles in print; individual issues not catalogued.
Current Periodicals Majority now online.
Other materials Small volume of CDs, DVDs, cassettes and video tapes.
Volumes added per year approx. 1,000 
Coverage Broad range of theological subjects plus some history and archaeology
Special Collections Most of the theological section of the Fort Augustus Benedictine Monastery library (approximately 15,000 volumes) including Migne’s Patrologia;

Several thousand volumes of the William Temple Collection from the John Rylands library at the University of Manchester;

A significant proportion of the missiological library at St Ninian’s, Crieff;

The entire library of Rutherford House in Edinburgh (almost 15,000 volumes).

Research resource Broad range of theological subjects.
Catalogue Type Online
URL of catalogue http://libcat.uhi.ac.uk 
Other facilities  
Full Time Staff
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff 7
Changes in next five years affecting the above Ongoing cataloguing and stock project. Digitisation of historical resources.
Anything else about the library We also hold a small collection at our Paisley site.  Any enquiries regarding this to be directed to the main library at Dingwall.