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Name of Library: University of Bristol Information Services

Address: Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TJ

Town: Bristol

Telephone: 0117 928 9000

Fax: 0117 925 5334

E-mail: library@bris.ac.uk

Website: http://www.bris.ac.uk/is/

Alternative names

Arts and Social Sciences Library


David Boyd

Job Title

Assistant Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

Staff and students of the University of Bristol

Terms of access

On application to the University Librarian. Details can be found on the Web at http://www.bris.ac.uk/is/locations/accesspolicies/external/

Opening hours

Opening hours vary between term-time and vacation. Details can be found on the Web at http://www.bris.ac.uk/is/locations/branches/assl/

Disabled access

No known difficulties. Information for disabled users can be found on the Web at http://www.bris.ac.uk/is/info/disabledusers/


Information about lending services can be found on the Web at,



Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals



c. 25 microform titles

Volumes added per year



Christianity, Buddhism, Islamic studies, Jewish studies, Mediaeval theology

Special Collections

Edward Conze's Collection of c. 1,000 books on Buddhism;

Library of Moravian Church, Maudlin Street, Bristol;

Books from the library of Rt Revd G. W. McLeavy (formerly in library of Benjamin Latrobe).


Archive of Moravian Church Maudlin Street, Bristol.

Research resource

Catalogue Type

Computer (post-1978); Card (pre-1978)

URL of catalogue


Other facilities

A limited range of library facilities offered to non-members (computing facilities governed by

different regulations).

Full Time Staff 160

Part Time Staff 60

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

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