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Name of Library: University of Leicester University Library

Address: PO Box 248, University Road, Leicester, LE1 9QD

Town: Leicester

Telephone: 0116 252 2043

Fax: 0116 252 2066

E-mail: libdesk@le.ac.uk

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

Alternative names

Contact

Ms. Evelyn Cornell

Job Title

Information Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

Serves Academic Staff and Students of the University

Terms of access

External readers admitted for reference, or lending, by application.

Opening hours

Main Library: Term: M - F 08.30 - Midnight; Sat. 09.00-18.00; Sun 12.00-21.00;

Vacation M, Th, F 9 - 17.30; T, W 09.00 - 21.00; Sat 09.00 - 18.00 Sun Closed

Disabled access

None

Lending

Yes

Only ILL

Volumes

10,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

Ca. 70 sets, 10 current.

Current Periodicals

10 current.

Other

Ca. 40 mss., 4 microforms.

Volumes added per year

Coverage

Phenomenology and history of religion (especially non-Christian religions) are the principal

aspects covered. Psychology of religion is also covered.

Special Collections

Robjohns Collection: 300 Bibles and over 400 volumes on theology.

Manuscript

Mainly books of hours, church service books and sermons.

Research resource

Catalogue Type

Computer and Card

URL of catalogue

http://library.le.ac.uk

Other facilities

Photocpying and microfilm reader/printer available. No online services available to

non-members of the Unversity.

Full Time Staff

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

Leicester University no longer has a department of religion. The collection of religion material is

used by staff and students of arts departments, e.g. history, ancient history, etc.

Other

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