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168 Library Facilities OTHER LIBRARY FACILITIES THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Goldsmiths' Librarian Richnell Deputy Librarian Joan Harries All students of King's College are entitled to use the University of London Library which is situated in the Senate House with entrances from Malet Street and Russell Square WC1 Before using the University Library student must obtain library ticket which is issued there on production of official evidence that the student is member of the College or University his College admission card or Union Society membership card guide to the University Library including the library rules is obtainable and groups of students are conducted round the Library during the first few weeks of the autumn term The University Library contains some 900 000 volumes covering all subjects taught in the University but is strongest in Arts subjects and particularly in English literature especially in Shakespearean studies The Library also contains many important special collections such as the Goldsmiths' library of early economic literature the Durning-Lawrence library of Elizabethan literature the Sterling library of rare English books the Bromhead collection of works on London and the library of the Family Welfare Association The two main reading rooms Middlesex North and Middlesex South contain extensive collections of bibliographical and other reference works There are also periodicals room in which the current numbers of some 500 journals are displayed and back volumes of certain periodicals in frequent demand are available on open access Music library containing books periodicals scores and gramophone records Geography and Geology library including maps Philosophy library Palaeography room containing comprehensive collection of facsimiles and catalogues of manuscripts and works on palaeography United States area studies library and Latin American collection There is also an open access library of some 70 000 volumes of works in greatest demand in other subjects The Library is provided with microfilm and microcard readers and has well equipped photographic department able to undertake most forms of document reproduction the department has self-
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