Newman University Library

Last updated 14th August 2012 
Name of library  Newman University Library
Address Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham B32 3NT 
Telephone 0121 476 1181 ext 1208 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  David Crozier, Library Liaison Manager
Purpose & main user community of the library To provide materials mainly for students and staff of the college 
Terms of access The University operates a swipecard security system, so non-members should contact the library in advance of a visit. 
Opening hours As for others. There is an external borrower arrangement for those who are not students or staff: annual fee of £50. The library belongs to the SCONUL Access Scheme. 
Disabled access Ramps and a lift have been provided to enable easier access to and within the library/student support centre building. 
Lending to other libraries & visitors Individual requests from other libraries considered on merit. No lending to non-members, except via the SCONUL Access Scheme. 
Number of volumes 100,000 
Periodicals - Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  288 (34 are religious studies)
Other materials  CD-Roms, CDs, Videos, Audio cassettes, Maps (local history)
Volumes added per year  
Coverage Particular strengths are Biblical Studies; Christian Theology; Church History; Roman Catholicism; Ethics and Philosophy; Religious Education. 
Special Collections Newman Collection: works by or relating to the life and work of Cardinal John Henry Newman. 
Research resource  Newman Collection (see above).
Catalogue Type  Computerised
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Reference access to the collections. Computer use in University only for those registered as students or staff (apart from some terminals dedicated to Library catalogue). 1 microfilm reader
Full Time Staff  10
Part Time Staff  7
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library