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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: Harold Bridges Library

Address: St. Martin's College, Bowerham Road, Lancaster LA1 3JD

Town: Lancaster

Telephone: 01524 384243

Fax: 01524 384588

E-mail: library@ucsm.ac.uk

Website: http://www.ucsm.ac.uk/library

Alternative names

St. Martin's College Library (Bowerham site); St. Martin's Services Ltd  


David Goodier

Job Title

Assistant Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

Academic library: undergraduates, postgraduate and research students, academic staff

Terms of access

Walk in  

Opening hours

Term time: M-Th 08.45-20.45; F 08.45-17.15; Sa 09.30-15.45  

Vacation: M-F 09.00-16.45

Disabled access

Hill top site. Main theology/religious studies collection on first floor - lift access. Access to

journals may require staff assistance


Yes & internally to other college sites/associated libraries

Under Terms of access UK Libraries Plus and SCONUL Research Extra schemes; by external reader

subscription (annual - 50 - may borrow 3 items at one time)



Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals

52 (includes Ethics)


Some postgraduate and undergraduate dissertations

Volumes added per year



All major religions; Christian theology; biblical studies; ethics; religious education

Special Collections


Research resource

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Photocopying, enquiries

Full Time Staff 9

Part Time Staff 17

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

We will review our services and access charging schemes. We will move in tandem with

national access schemes. We hope to extend opening hours.

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