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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: University of Chester

Address: Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ

Town: Chester

Telephone: 01244 375444

Fax: 01244 392811

E-mail: f.mclean@chester.ac.uk

Website: http://www.chester.ac.uk

Alternative names

University College Chester


Fiona McLean

Job Title

Subject Librarian - Arts and Humanities

Purpose and main user community of the library

Staff and students of the College

Terms of access

By prior appointment with the Director of Learning Resources

Opening hours

Term: M-Th 08.30-21.00; F 08.30-20.00; Sa, Su 12.00-18.00

Vacation M,Tu,Th,F 09.00-17.30; W. 09.00-20.00

Disabled access

No serious difficulties



Personal loans to 'Silver fee' subscribers (currently 75 pa; 35 for ex-students of the

College), member of UK Libraries Plus scheme and SCONUL Access scheme


11,000 (religious studies)

Periodicals - Back Issues

78 (religious studies)

Current Periodicals

45 (religious studies)


1,800 videos (total number). 1,600 theology and religious studies teaching aids

Volumes added per year

500 (religious studies)


Biblical studies, comparative religion, Judaism, Hinduism, Islam, Christian youthwork, ethics,

religion and the sciences, religious education, ecclesiastical history, systematic and historical


Special Collections

Chester mystery plays: small performance archive covering C20 productions


Research resource

Biblical studies, comparative religion, ecclesiastical history, systematic and historical theology

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Photocopying, microfilms, stock for reference purposes only, enquiries service

Full Time Staff 32

Part Time Staff 27

Voluntary Staff

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