Redcliffe College Library

Last updated 31st December 2019
Name of library Redcliffe College
Address 10 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LX. 
Telephone 01452 308 097 
E-mail or
Alternative names
Contact & Job Title Rosie Button, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Resourcing the Redcliffe MA programmes, whose
students are the main users. Also used by local
Clergy and Christian workers. Also currently
Wycliffe Training Programme students and Wycliffe
Terms of access For non-students: £25 pa for Christian workers, £50
for other users which gives borrowing rights, or free
access to read only. E-resources for students only.
Opening hours Mon – Fri office hours. Key fob access 24/7 for
Disabled access Two shallow steps up – we can put up a ramp on
Lending to other libraries & visitors See above for terms of access for visitors. Not part
Number of volumes c24,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 1,000s of c 100 journals – don’t know exactly.
Current Periodicals 30 current subscriptions (electronic and print)
Other materials small dvd collection
Volumes added per year  c500
Coverage Religion, Philosophy, Development, Leadership
Special Collections Redcliffe BA and MA Dissertations
Research resource  
Catalogue Type Heritage Cirqa hosted service
URL of catalogue
Other facilities E library via OpenAthens includes EBSCO journal
databases (7 incl ATLAS), e-books, e-journals, links
to relevant open access resources
Full Time Staff  0
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  1
Changes in next five years affecting the above In August 2020 the Wycliffe collection will be
moved to Moorlands College with their training
programme, removing c 8,000 titles from our
overall collection, mainly linguistics and literacy.
Anything else about the library As our emphasis is on mission we have a very large
collection of missiology and mission history. Our
focus is currently on building up our e-library.