Regents Theological College Library

Last updated April 2019 
Name of library Regents Theological College Library 
Address Elim International Centre, West Malvern Road, West Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 4AY 
Telephone  01684 588966
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Sally Gibbs,  Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library To support the undergraduate and postgraduate courses of Regents Theological College, as well as the ministers and ministers-in-training of the Elim Pentecostal Church.
Terms of access Application may be made for external membership from other theological college students on a reference basis.
Opening hours 24/7 for students and staff. Office hours for visitors.
Disabled access Temporary ramps for internal short flights of stairs. Much high shelving.
Lending to other libraries & visitors ABTAPL ILL. No lending for visitors.
Number of volumes c.37,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 200+
Current Periodicals 12
Other materials DVDs, CDs, CDROMs, pamphlets, Masters’ dissertations and PhD theses
Volumes added per year 400 (purchased and donated)
Coverage Pentecostalism/Charismatic Movement; Biblical Studies; Theology; Church History; Leadership; Practical Theology.
Special Collections Pentecostal/Charismatic texts and journals; Holiness texts.
Research resource  
Catalogue Type Online
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities Printing/Scanning/Photocopying
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  3 local residents
Changes in next five years affecting the above  Starting a Pentecostal Research Centre based on special collections.
Anything else about the library