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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: York St John University

Address: Lord Mayor's Walk, York YO31 7EX

Town: York

Telephone: 01904 624624

Fax: 01904 876324

E-mail: library@yorksj.ac.uk

Website: http://www.yorksj.ac.uk/library/learningcent/

Alternative names


John Hagart

Job Title

Academic Support Librarian (Education and Theology)

Purpose and main user community of the library

Education - student, staff, public

Terms of access

Free, uncontrolled access for reference purposes

Opening hours

Term time: M-Th 08.45-21.30, F 08.45-19.00, Sa 09.00-17.00, Su 14.00-19.00

Vacation: M-F 09.00-17.00

Disabled access


Lending to the public on becoming a subscribed member. Current fee £20 pa (£10 pa members of city of York Library Service)


180,000 (entire collection)

Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals

700 (all subjects)


125 CD-ROMs,  1,000 CDs,  1,000 DVDs,  300 Packs,  1,500 Videocassettes,  230 Audiocassettes.

Volumes added per year



General, but strong Theology collection to support undergraduate and postgraduate Theology programmes.

Special Collections

David Hope RE Centre in York (a specialist collection of print and audio-visual materials relating to religious education (all faiths) in schools, parishes, etc.)


Research resource

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue


Other facilities


Full Time Staff 19.5 (FTE)

Part Time Staff  

Voluntary Staff

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