Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide Library




Westminster College, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0AA


01223 330640

Alternative Names

CCCW Centre, CCCW Library, (formerly Henry Martyn Library or Centre)

Contact & Job Title

Mrs Ruth Maclean, Librarian

Purpose & main user community of the library

Mission studies and Christianity worldwide books, periodicals, pamphlets, archives; Cambridge Theological Federation, Cambridge University, Anglia Ruskin University, public

Terms of access

For library need to register prior to borrowing. Librarian available Mon, Wed, Fri: 9–1 to help with registration. Require university card or two forms of id. Or just walk in to browse, fill in registration form & leave on librarian’s desk. For archives ring to make appointment. Fill in forms to request viewing/ making digital images of archives.

Opening hours

Monday – Thursday 9am to 4pm (closed 1 to 1.30) ; Friday 9am – 1pm; Librarian in the library Wednesday – Friday 9am – 1pm

Disabled access

None. Wheelchair access, ring bell for help with opening door

Lending to other libraries & visitors

To other libraries – No. Only lends to registered borrowers. Non-University borrowers need to pay a yearly or termly fee to borrow books.

Number of volumes


Periodicals – Back Issues


Current Periodicals


Other materials

Archival material, e.g. photos, letters, sound recordings

Volumes added per year



A World Christianity and Mission Studies library, specializing in the non-western world.Focused on mission studies and worldwide Christianity. Covers religion worldwide, theological education, bible translation and hermeneutics, christian theology, experiential Christianity, social theology, missions, church history worldwide, Christian denominations, comparative religions, missionary biographies

Special Collections

Details of special archive collections and papers on our website

Research resource

Mission studies and Christianity worldwide

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue
Other facilities

Library catalogue online, printing / photocopying / scanning limited to 10 pages

Anything else about the library

Associated library of the University of Cambridge – Associate member of the Cambridge Theological Federation