Hereford Diocesan Board of Education Resources Centre

Last updated 24th March 2009 
Name of library Hereford Diocesan Board of Education Resources Centre 
Address Bishop Mascall Centre, Lower Galdeford, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 1RZ 
Telephone 01584 873882 
Fax 01584 877945 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Ms. Melody Wilson-Claridge, Librarian 
Purpose & main user community of the library Library for Christian education in schools, churches and the community 
Terms of access Walk-in, no charge for membership 
Opening hours M-F 0900-1700hrs; staffed M-F 0900-1300 
Disabled access Library on ground floor; ramps and toilets for the disabled 
Lending to other libraries & visitors No. Open access, all welcome 
Number of volumes 6,500 
Periodicals - Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  
Other materials Books, videos, slides, posters, schools, artefacts, boxes, CDs, training courses 
Volumes added per year 200 
Coverage NT, OT theology, church history, pastoralia, Christian education, spirituality, ethics, doctrine, evangelism - most aspects of religion covered. Also children's books and multi-faith material. 
Special Collections  
Research resource General liturgy; ministerial training, lay and ordained 
Catalogue Type Computer, card and website 
URL of catalogue 
Other facilities Photocopying, web access to database, e-mail, postage of material (with charge) 
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  yes
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library The library is housed in the Bishop Mascall Centre which has residential and conference