Harold Bridges Library

Last updated 24th March 2009 
Name of library Harold Bridges Library 
Address St. Martin’s College, Bowerham Road, Lancaster LA1 3JD 
Telephone 01524 384243 
Fax 01524 384588 
E-mail library@ucsm.ac.uk 
Website http://www.ucsm.ac.uk/library 
Alternative names St. Martin’s College Library (Bowerham site); St. Martin’s Services Ltd  
Contact & Job Title David Goodier,  Assistant Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Academic library: undergraduates, postgraduate and research students, academic staff 
Terms of access Walk in  
Opening hours Term time: M-Th 08.45-20.45; F 08.45-17.15; Sa 09.30-15.45. Vacation: M-F 09.00-16.45 
Disabled access Hill top site. Main theology/religious studies collection on first floor – lift access. Access to journals may require staff assistance 
Lending to other libraries & visitors Yes & internally to other college sites/associated libraries. Under Terms of access UK Libraries Plus and SCONUL Research Extra schemes; by external reader subscription (annual – £50 – may borrow 3 items at one time)
Number of volumes 9,730 
Periodicals – Back Issues 72 
Current Periodicals 52 (includes Ethics) 
Other materials Some postgraduate and undergraduate dissertations 
Volumes added per year 450  
Coverage All major religions; Christian theology; biblical studies; ethics; religious education 
Special Collections  
Manuscripts  
Research resource  
Catalogue Type Computer 
URL of catalogue library.ucsm.ac.uk/www-bin/www_talis 
Other facilities  
Full Time Staff
Part Time Staff 17 
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above We will review our services and access charging schemes. We will move in tandem with national access schemes. We hope to extend opening hours.
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