23 September 2000
The Perth Bible College Urquhart Memorial Library currently holds around 25 000 books, journals, and media, with about 1,000 books being added annually. The College subscribes to over 50 journals, as well as having online access to many more, and regularly receives news from major missionary agencies and para-church organisations. The library is well stocked with commentaries on every book of the Bible, as well as volumes covering all areas of Christian doctrine. Christian biographies, Church Growth, Pastoral Ministry, Preaching, Counselling, Ethics, Church History and Missions are also included in the major classifications in the library. The Reference Collection contains, in addition to Bible Commentaries, various Bible versions, Concordances, Dictionaries,
Encyclopedias and other research tools.
Perth Bible College is a campus of the Australian College of Christian Studies and here students will find all the required material for in-depth study and research on all topics covered in the syllabus. A wide range of periodicals (over 120) and online databases keep students abreast of all the latest theological developments, biblical research and creative concepts for communicating the gospel more effectively. The library catalogue is fully electronic, allowing students to not only search for resources from home, but also to access the College’s electronic journal collection.