Library

Heythrop Collection of over 250,000 titles to be listed online and available at Senate House Library following Heythrop College Closure.Heythrop College Library will be closing after the end of the academic year 2017-2018. The collection of over 250,000 volumes of books and bound volumes of periodicals, widely regarded as one of the finest collections of theology and philosophy in the UK, will continue to be made accessible onsite – many discoverable online for the first time - to readers...
The Jesuits in Britain are pleased to announce that a new research institute called the Laudato Si’ Institute (LSI) is being established at Campion Hall, the Jesuit permanent private hall of the University of Oxford. The LSI will be established during the academic year 2018-2019 and will formally open in September 2019.The aim of the Laudato Si’ Institute is to foster interdisciplinary research arising out of the intellectual challenges presented most vividly in Pope Francis’ encyclical letter...
Jesuit Library of Theology and Philosophy: Head LibrarianThe Heythrop Library dates to the foundation of the English Jesuits’ college of theology and philosophy in Leuven in 1614 and is a specialist library in those two subject areas. It comprises some 250,000 volumes. About 180,000 volumes are housed in the Kensington Square site of the College; another 70,000 are stored in the University of London’s depository in Egham.The Library is widely regarded as one of the finest collections of...
This year, on the 2nd of March, over 100 countries across the world will be celebrating World Book Day, and 2017 marks the 20th such annual celebration of authors, illustrators, books and reading, designated by UNESCO.Here at the Jesuits in Britain Archives, it is not purely archival material, which preserves the records of the British Province in the form of unique written documents, that we care for. We also look after a large number of antiquarian books dating to the 16th-17th centuries,...