Sarum College Library

Last updated April 2019
Name of library Sarum College Library 
Address 19 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EE 
Telephone 01722 424803 
Alternative names
Contact & Job Title Jayne Downey, Director of Learning Resources and Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library To support the students and staff of Sarum College
Terms of access By appointment and subscription. Please bring identification
Opening hours Mon-Fri 09.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.00; Tues. evenings 17.30 – 19.00 (term time only)
Disabled access Lift available
Lending to other libraries & visitors Yes, via SWRLS & BLDSC (we are a member of CONARLS). Reciprocal arrangement with THUGCAT members. Willing to lend to other ABTAPL members for their registered readers at CONARLS rates.
Number of volumes  43,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  8 Complete, 40 Incomplete
Current Periodicals  45
Other materials  
Volumes added per year 1000
Coverage Historical and modern academic theology, particularly practical theology, spirituality and liturgy
Special Collections Bishop Hamilton Bequest; Markham Bequest: 292 vols of bound pamphlets (mostly 19th Century). 19th Century local church history, mainly from the former Sowter and Clerical Library. Archives of the CSM, the Jubilee Group, the Grubb Institute and Michael Vasey’s liturgical archive. 
Research resource 19th Century Sermons. Development of ‘Common Worship’ Church history, local and national. 
Catalogue Type online
URL of catalogue 
Other facilities Non-members may pay a small fee for a day or a week’s study. Photocopying, internet access. 
Full Time Staff 1
Part Time Staff 1
Voluntary Staff 14 (part time)
Changes in next five years affecting the above
Anything else about the library The 19th and early 20th Century material is slowly being added to the catalogue. Please ask if the required titles do not appear.