Library & Archive Services, University of Wales, Bangor

Last updated 12th January 2009 
Name of library Library, Information Services, University of Wales, Bangor 
Address Main Library, College Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2DG 
Telephone 01248 382983 (issue desk) 
Fax 01248 382979 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Paul Rolfe 
Purpose & main user community of the library University staff and students. 
Terms of access Walk in, but by appointment if needing specialist assistance 
Opening hours M-Th 09.00-22.00; F 09.00-20.00; Sa,Su 12.00-17.00; Summer vacation M-F 09.00-17.00 
Disabled access One reading room is downstairs, otherwise very good 
Lending to other libraries & visitors ILL available and loans to paid-up registered external users.
Number of volumes 600,000 (not just religious studies) 
Periodicals – Back Issues 5,500 
Current Periodicals  4,280
Other materials  6,000 microfilm reels etc., 1,500 a/v tapes, 2,000 maps, 1,292 electronic media, 400,000 mss
Volumes added per year  
Coverage Christian theology, biblical studies, comparative religious studies, local church histories, religious history. 
Special Collections Bangor Cathedral Library: on permanent deposit from the Dean and Chapter Winton Thomas: Semitics, c. 1,000 vols. 
Manuscripts Papers of nonconformist churches of all denominations throughout North Wales, C19-20 – contact Einion Thomas (Archivist) Various collections of sermons by writers of many persuasions, C17-20. 
Research resource Semitics; biblical theology; Welsh theological history. 
Catalogue Type Computer, card (residue) 
URL of catalogue 
Other facilities Photocopying; on-line services within confines of licences; internet access 
Full Time Staff  39
Part Time Staff  35
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library