Hurd Library – Catalogues

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Online Catalogue

An Online Catalogue is being produced in conjunction with the University of Worcester which will help to introduce students to the collection and its potential. [BBC Article] The University of Worcester online catalogue can be accessed through this link [online catalogue]. To query the catalogue select ‘Resources Online (Library catalogue)’ under ‘Useful links’ on the left of the home page (when initially accessing the University of Worcester website you might need to close the pop-up window that appears when you open the link).


A database of marginalia, signatures and book plates appearing in the books in the Hurd Library  has been completed. This is currently available as a pdf report Marginalia Database.

Subject Index

A subject index of the books in the Hurd Library has been completed . This is currently available as a pdf report Subject Index.

English Short Title Catalogue

Many items from the Hurd Library have been added to the English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) which lists the collections of the British Library and over 2,000 other libraries.

You can search for items in the Hurd Library by entering ‘Hurd Library’ in the search box, selecting ‘Library Name’ the drop down menu in ‘Search By?’, and the ‘Yes’ option for ‘Exact Phrase’.

Please email any enquiries to the Hurd Librarian, Christine Penney.


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