facilities and layout
and Associates of the Faculty of Homeopathy and Affiliate Members
of the library are welcome to visit for browsing, borrowing or study
purposes without an appointment.
Books are arranged alphabetically by author within large classes,
e.g. materia medica, 615.1. Journals are arranged alphabetically
by title on the shelves, with the most recent issue of a journal
on display on entering the library. Audio tapes are stored on the
left on entering the library and also to the left of the main window.
One of the computers in the library is for library users. This has
Internet access, computerised repertories, Microsoft Office and
access to databases on homeopathy and complementary medicine.
Click to see our book catalogue. Members
of the library may borrow a maximum of 3 books for up to 6 weeks,
in person, by phone or fax, or by email. Books may be renewed by
phone if not required by anyone else. If borrowing in person, please
sign the loans book and enter the stock number. Most books can be
borrowed though some are reference only.
Click to see a list of journal holdings.
We hold most of the English language journals and selected foreign
language ones. We also subscribe to some of the key journals in
Members of the library may borrow a single journal
issue for up to 2 weeks, however it is preferred that you make photocopies
of articles of interest rather than take the journal away. Requests
for photocopies articles can be made by phone, via the website or
in person (see Charges). Self-service
photocopying is also available.
Click to see our list of audio tapes
available for loan.
Audio tapes may be borrowed by Members and Associates of the Faculty
of Homeopathy only. Up to 6 tapes may be borrowed for a maximum
of 6 weeks, by phone or fax, email or in person. A charge of £1.50
per tape applies to tapes borrowed by post.
The majority of our audio tapes relate to courses
and seminars held by the Academic Departments of Homeopathic Medicine
of Glasgow Homeopathic Hospital, however selected tapes are also
available by key speakers from other organisations.
One of the library computers has access to the latest versions
of all the computerised repertory programs available on the market
- RADAR, CARA, Mac-Rep, and HomPath. Visitors to the library are
welcome to try the programs out.
The library produces a quarterly bulletin to let members and
users know about the latest news, acquisitions and articles. Click
on the following links to access a PDF version of the newsletter.