Archdeacon Gordon James Library

Last updated  12th January 2009
Name of library Archdeacon Gordon James Library 
Address St. Michael’s College, 54 Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2YJ
Telephone 029 2056 3379 
Fax 029 2083 8008 
Alternative names  St. Michael’s College Library 
Contact & Job Title  Anna Williams, Information Officer
Purpose & main user community of the library Ministerial training / academic. Methodist, Church in Wales, Church of England ministerial 
Terms of access Initial access by appointment, thereafter just walk in 
Opening hours 9.00-16.00 
Disabled access  Stairs – problem due to be rectified under programme of works to facilitate equal access
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No lending to non-members. Reference only
Number of volumes  12,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  21
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  200
Coverage Bible, church history, doctrine, ethics, philosophy, practical theology (liturgy, pastoral theology), spirituality, world religions
Special Collections Chaplaincy: small collection in support of MTh chaplaincy course. General works plus military and education chaplaincy (hospital chaplaincy to be added when course route begins). 
Research resource  Regional – ministry related. History of Church in Wales
Catalogue Type Computer; Card 
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities  Photocopying, word processing, internet access
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  1
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library There is a fee payable by non-members to use the library and IT resources.