Bishop Grosseteste University Library

Last updated  5th December 2013
Name of library  Bishop Grosseteste University Library
Address  Library Services, Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road, Lincoln LN1 3DY
Telephone  01522 583790
Fax  01522 520243
Alternative names  Sibthorp Library
Contact & Job Title  Emma Sansby, Head of Library Services
Purpose & main user community of the library Undergraduate / postgraduate students (mostly on education, arts and humanities-related courses).
Terms of access  Free reference access (walk-in) for non-members
Opening hours For members of the public: Term time: Mon-Fri 8am – 6pm, Sat 10.30am – 6pm, Sun 10.30am – 5.30pm, Vacation: Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm (See website for full opening hours and details of term dates)
Disabled access  Fully accessible two storey building with lift. Hearing loop at Service Desk. Accessible toilet facilities.
Lending to other libraries & visitors Members of the public may join the library as annual subscribers for £50 per year (clergy may join for free). Up to 8 books can be borrowed at a time. The library is a member of the Inspire and SCONUL reciprocal access schemes. 
Number of volumes  140,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  180
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  4000
Coverage  Theology; world religions;religious education
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Catalogue Type Online
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Other facilities  Photocopying
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