University College Chichester


Last updated 12th January 2009
Name of library University of Chichester
Address Bishop Otter Campus, University College Chichester, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 6PE;

there is another site library at Bognor Regis Campus, Upper Bognor Road, Bognor Regis, West Susex PO21 1HR

Telephone  01243 816089 / 816090
Fax 01243 816080
Alternative names  The University College Chichester Library incorporates the collection of the Chichester Theological Trust, which was formerly housed at Chichester Theological College.
Contact & Job Title  Scott Robertson, Head of Library Services
Purpose & main user community of the library The purpose of the library is to support the main user community, being the staff
Terms of access  Members of the public may use the library for reference purposes and are asked to sign the Visitor’s Book at the library counter.
Opening hours Please enquire for current opening hours.
Disabled access  The Bishop Otter Campus library has a lift to all floors. Please ask for a lift key at the library counter.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Yes. Various levels of Associate Membership arre available. Please enquire for further details.
Number of volumes  28,000
Periodicals – Back Issues 70
Current Periodicals  40
Other materials
Volumes added per year  600
Coverage  The collection comprises most aspects of theology and religious studies.
Special Collections  There is a small collection of older theology books held in a reserve collection on the Bognor Regis campus. It is intended that these will form part of an archive based at Bognor Regis. For now, access is by request and with notice.
Research resource  The library has a wide selection of material that would support all levels of academic research.
Catalogue Type Computer (for main collection); Card (for older books in Bognor Regis Collection)
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Photocopying upon purchase of card – currently £1
Full Time Staff  yes
Part Time Staff
Voluntary Staff
Changes in next five years affecting the above  It is anticipated that some of the religious studies collection, which no longer relates to courses taught at the University College Chichester will be transferred to an archive on our Bognor Regis campus. Once the archive is established, information will be available regarding access to members of the library and the public.
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