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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: University College Chichester

Address: Bishop Otter Campus, University College Chichester, College

Lane, Chichester, West Sussex. PO19 6PE; there is another

site library at Bognor Regis Campus, Upper Bognor Road,

Bognor Regis, West Susex. PO21 1HR

Town: Chichester

Telephone: 01243 816089 / 816090

Fax: 01243 816080

E-mail: s.robertson@ucc.ac.uk

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

Alternative names

The University College Chichester Library incorporates the collection of the Chichester

Theological Trust, which was formerly housed at Chichester Theological College.


Scott Robertson

Job Title

Head of Library Services

Purpose and main user community of the library

The purpose of the library is to support the main user coommunity, being the staff and

Terms of access

Members of the public may use the library for reference purposes and are asked to sign the

Visitor's Book at the library counter.

Opening hours

Please enquire for current opening hours.

Disabled access

The Bishop Otter Campus library has a lift to all floors. Please ask for a lift key at the library




Various levels of Associate Membership arre available. Please enquire for further details.


over 28 000

Periodicals - Back Issues

over 70

Current Periodicals




Volumes added per year

c 600


The collection comprises most aspects of theology and religious studies.

Special Collections

There is a small collection of older theology books held in a reserve collection on the Bognor

Regis campus. It is intended that these will form part of an archive based at Bognor Regis. For

now, access is by request and with notice.



Research resource

The library has a wide selection of material that would support all levels of academic research.

Catalogue Type

Computer (for main collection); Card (for older books in Bognor Regis Collection)

URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Photocopying upon purchase of card - currently 1

Full Time Staff Yes

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

It is anticipated that some of the religious studies collection, which no longer relates to courses

taught at the University College Chichester will be transferred to an archive on our Bognor

Regis campus. Once the archive is established, information will be available regarding access

to members of the library and the public.

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