Augustine House (Library & Learning Resources)

Last updated 14th May 2014 
Name of library St Augustine’s Library 
Address Burgate House, The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH 
Telephone 01227 865354 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Karen Erskine, St Augustine’s Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  To provide a theology research centre for staff and students of Canterbury Christ Church
Terms of access  Non members can just walk in
Opening hours Mon-Fri, 09.00-17.30 
Disabled access We are on the first floor and have no lift. Users with mobility problems can use the Cathedral Library’s searchroom.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Yes. None.
Number of volumes  30,000 (8,000 in library and rest in Cathedral Library’s store)
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  10
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  
Coverage  All aspects of theology
Special Collections  The library holds the St. Augustine’s Foundation collection which has particular strengths in liturgy, church missions, church history and biography. In addition the library holds the theology collection of CCCUC.
Research resource  St. Augustine’s Foundation collection covers a comprehensive range of theological subject matter, with particular strengths in liturgy, church missions, church history and biography
Catalogue Type  Computer; card for the St Augustine’s collection
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Photocopying. No online access for non-members
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  3
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library