Camden Theological Library


Library Collections

Main Collection

The main collection consists of titles to support the College's undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research.  The collection exists largely in print format.


The reference collection is located adjacent to the Circulation Desk. It contains dictionaries, encyclopaedias, atlases and a range of other resources which can provide an introduction to a subject. These books are not available for loan,


The Stack is a collection of less frequently used items. It is a Closed Access collection.  Users of the Library may request that items be retrieved from Stack.


Journals are not available for loan but may be used in the Library. Journals are shelved alphabetically by title in main library.  Many more journals are available in electronic format, and may not be available in hard copy.  Please speak to staff for access.


DVDs and Videos are not available to be borrowed but may be viewed in the library.  Music CDs are available for loan.


Books on reading lists are placed on Reserve.

This short term loan collection is shelved beside the Circulation Desk.   Items are generally lent for three days at a time.

Korean Language

This growing collection, comprising over 2000 items, contains works in the Korean language.  The works are both translations of western titles and original works by Korean theologians.

All of the Korean resources can be searched using either an English or Korean keyboard.

 Korean display


The Archives of the Uniting Church NSW/ACT Synod are maintained by the library. For information on how to access archived records please contact the Archives Office on (02) 8838-8974 or

 Swynny Library

A collection of books relating to the various denominations which make up the Uniting Church (Congregational, Methodist & Presbyterian). This collection is a part of the archives collection. Items within this collection are not available for loan but may be viewed in the library.