bpf online library catalogue
Please click below to access the bpf online library cataloguesearch catalogue
In addition to the bpf library all bpf members, trainees and staff can use the libraries that belong to the PLUG library cooperative. Just email the librarian first. This is for reference use only.
PLUG library cooperative:
- Anna Freud
contact the librarians
Andrew Russell & Polly Mortimer
Andrew works on Tuesdays and Fridays, and Polly (consultant) is in the library on alternate Thursdays and Fridays.
020 8452 9823 Unfortunately our phone line is currently closed.
frequently asked questions
We are on the first floor overlooking Mapesbury Road. Part of the collection (secondary sources) is in the library and part in the committee room opposite (primary sources and the John Padel Collection).
We can help in any way possible – the catalogue can be searched online, http://b10315uk.eos-intl.eu/B10315UK/OPAC/Index.aspx we can handpick books as requested and leave them in an appointed place downstairs, and we can talk to individual members or students about their particular requirements. There is also the possibility of using Skype or Facetime (Apple devices) for inductions.
6 books/DVDs for 8 weeks, and renewable by entering your email address in the SIGN IN part of the EOS library catalogue and following instructions. All books in the library are available to borrow. There is no reference section. Please return the books to the box as marked.
Yes – please email or phone to make an appointment to be shown round.
Just sign it out on the sheet provided – entering the barcode (from the back of the book) and your details as indicated.
Just email us or phone us straight away and we will put it right.
Certainly! Please ring us to discuss. Donations are gratefully received.
Not as such, but we are happy to take ideas and suggestions.
Please contact us if you’d like one, or/and an intro to e resources. There is also the possibility of using Skype or Facetime for inductions.
In the committee room, opposite the library.
Either visit the British Library, free to join, http://www.bl.uk or you can go as a student to the Tavistock (it costs £10 per day) .
bpf is also a member of PLUG (Psychotherapy Libraries Umbrella Group) and we have reciprocal reference rights with these organisations below. All their catalogues are free to browse online. Just email the librarian beforehand if you want to visit.
http://psychoanalysis.org.uk Institute of Psychoanalysis
http://www.groupanalysis.org Institute of Group Analysis
http://www.thesap.org.uk Society of Analytical Psychology
http://www.minstercentre.org.uk Minster Centre
http://www.metanoia.ac.uk Metanoia institute
http://www.annafreud.org The Anna Freud Centre
http://www.nspc.org.uk New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling
We also belong to CHILL library group, and PLCS – a journal sharing scheme. Just email us any citations of wanted articles that you cannot find elsewhere and we hopefully will find them for you free.