University of Leicester University Library

Last updated 25th March 2009 
Name of library  University of Leicester University Library
Address  PO Box 248, University Road, Leicester, LE1 9QD
Telephone  0116 252 2043
Fax  0116 252 2066
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Ms. Evelyn Cornell, Information Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Serves Academic Staff and Students of the University
Terms of access External readers admitted for reference, or lending, by application. 
Opening hours  Main Library: Term: M – F 08.30 – Midnight; Sat. 09.00-18.00; Sun 12.00-21.00;Vacation M, Th, F 9 – 17.30; T, W 09.00 – 21.00; Sat 09.00 – 18.00 Sun Closed
Disabled access  None
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Yes. Only ILL.
Number of volumes  10,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  70 sets
Current Periodicals  10
Other materials   40 mss., 4 microforms.
Volumes added per year   
Coverage  Phenomenology and history of religion (especially non-Christian religions) are the principal aspects covered. Psychology of religion is also covered.
Special Collections  Robjohns Collection: 300 Bibles and over 400 volumes on theology.
Manuscripts  Mainly books of hours, church service books and sermons.
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Computer and Card
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Photocpying and microfilm reader/printer available. No online services available to non-members of the Unversity.
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  Leicester University no longer has a department of religion. The collection of religion material is used by staff and students of arts departments, e.g. history, ancient history, etc.
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