College of St. Mark and St. John

Last updated 25th March 2009
Name of library College of St. Mark and St. John 
Address  Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BH
Telephone  01752 761145 / 777188
Fax  01752 636712
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Alison Bidgood,  Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  To serve the students and staff of the college engaged in studying and teaching
Terms of access  Walk in, reference only.
Opening hours M-F 08.30-20.00; Sa-Su 10.00-16.45. Summer Vacation: M-F 09.00-17.00 
Disabled access  None for students of theological and religious studies
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Not usually. Application must be made in writing to the director of information services explaining the reason for the request. There is an annual charge for membership.
Number of volumes  7,631
Periodicals – Back Issues  Religion and theology – 38
Current Periodicals  Religion and theology – 24
Other materials  Relevant to religion and theology:- Videos (38); multimedia packs (10); folders (42); posters and poster packs (21); masters dissertations in applied theology and church school education (40).
Volumes added per year 60 
Coverage  General Christianity; applied theology; world religions; religious education; liberation and feminist theologies.
Special Collections  
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Computer
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  phocopying
Full Time Staff  13
Part Time Staff  5
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library  the college is a Church of England college and our centre for Christian theology and education is considered to be a centre of excellence.