ForATL Directory: Southern Asia Bible College Library (India)

A. GENERAL INFORMATION

Name of Institution

Southern Asia Bible College Library

Year institution founded

1951

Name of Library Cawston Learning Resource Centre

Year Library founded
(if different from above)

Same as mentioned above
Full Address Kothanur Post, Bangalore –560077, India
Mailing address
(if different from above)
 
Contact Telephone: : 0091-80-28465431, 28465461 – Extn. 220
  Fax: : 0091-(0)80-28465471
  Others: 09972022172
Email Sm@sabconline.com
Website/Homepage www.sabconline.com

B. STAFF AND QUALIFICATIONS

Head Librarian

Name Mr. Stephenson Manuel

Qualifications (highest degree earned)

Educational: BA
  Professional: B.D., MA in Lib & Inf. Sc.

Library Staff (including Head Librarian)

 
Full-time
Part-time
Voluntary/
Temporary
Total no. of staff
6
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20
No. of staff with degrees in
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• Only Theology
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• Only Library Studies (or equivalent)
4
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• Both Theology and Library Studies (or equivalent)
2
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• High School and Library Course

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C. ACCESS

Main user community of the library Theological Students and Faculty
Terms of access Open access
Opening hours 9.00 AM to 1.15 PM; 2.15 to 6.00 PM; 7.30 to 9.30 PM
Disabled friendly No
Lending Yes

D. COLLECTIONS & PUBLICATIONS

Books/monographs No. of volumes: : 39.500
  No. of titles: 24.000
 

Language percentage:

English: 95%
Others 5%

Periodicals Total no. of titles: 200 titles
  Current/active subscriptions: 150 titles

Coverage/collection strengths

1. Theological studies
2. Biblical studies
3. Pastoral studies
4. Missions & Church history
5. Christian Education
6. etc

Special collections
(give statistics, if possible)
Special collection on Pentecostal Movement
Others (please specify)  

Publications by the library
(e.g. bibliographies, indexes, periodicals, catalogs, etc.)

 

E. FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Classification system used & edition
(e.g. DDC, LC, Union, etc.)
DDC modified
Catalogue type (retrieval system) OPAC and card catalogue
URL of catalogue Union catalogue is under development
Automated library management system & version Alice for Windows, 6.0
Facilities/Services

Photocopying, printing

Others --

F. AFFILIATIONS AND NETWORKING

Professional affiliations and memberships in library associations

Indian Theological library Association (ITLA),
Indian Library Association (ILA),
Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC),
Joint Library Committee of Bangalore (JLC)
Forum for Asian Librarians (ForATL)

Other affiliations  

G. GENERAL

Which do you see as a priority in developing an Asian resource collection? Choose ONE (please tick)

listing of theological journals published in Asia

Further suggestions to enhance the development of Asian theological libraries and/or Asian resources --
Other remarks --

Date: January 2009

 

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Contact Persons *
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Mrs. Elizabeth T. Pulanco, Convenor, email: btpulanco@gmail.com
Mr. Yesan Sellan, Secretary, yesans@gmail.com, library@saiacs.org

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