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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: Library

Address: Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham B32 3NT

Town: Birmingham

Telephone: 0121 476 1181 ext 1208


E-mail: library@newman.ac.uk

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

Alternative names


David Crozier

Job Title

Library Liaison Manager

Purpose and main user community of the library

To provide materials mainly for students and staff of the college

Terms of access

The University operates a swipecard security system, so non-members should contact the library in advance of a visit.

Opening hours

As for others. There is an external borrower arrangement for those who are not students or staff: annual fee of 50. The library belongs to the SCONUL Access Scheme.

Disabled access

Ramps and a lift have been provided to enable easier access to and within the library/student support centre building.


Individual requests from other libraries considered on merit. No lending to non-members, except via the SCONUL Access Scheme.



Periodicals - Back Issues

No statistics available

Current Periodicals

288 (34 are religious studies)


CD-Roms, CDs, Videos, Audio cassettes, Maps (local history)

Volumes added per year


Particular strengths are Biblical Studies; Christian Theology; Church History; Roman Catholicism; Ethics and Philosophy; Religious Education.

Special Collections

Newman Collection: works by or relating to the life and work of Cardinal John Henry Newman.


Research resource

Newman Collection (see above).

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Reference access to the collections. Computer use in University only for those registered as

students or staff (apart from some terminals dedicated to Library catalogue). 1 microfilm reader

Full Time Staff 10

Part Time Staff 7

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

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