York St. John University

Last updated 30th August 2018
Name of library  York St John University
Address Lord Mayor’s Walk, York YO31 7EX
Telephone  01904 876696
E-mail  ile@yorksj.ac.uk
Website https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/ile/
Alternative names Information Learning and Estates
Contact & Job Title Clare McCluskey-Dean, Academic Liaison Librarian (School of Education & School of School of Humanities, Religion & Philosophy)
Purpose & main user community of the library  Education – student, staff, public
Terms of access Free, uncontrolled access for reference purposes from 08:00-18:30. From 18:30-08:00, student, staff or external borrower ID cards required.
Opening hours Term time: 24 hours, 7 days a week. For non-term, please see website.
Disabled access  Yes
Lending to other libraries & visitors Lending to the public on becoming a subscribed member. Current fee £30 pa.
Number of volumes  236,325 print volumes. 
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  54,381 (print or online access)
Other materials
Volumes added per year  
Coverage This is a teaching and research library to support 6,500 students. Coverage is reflective of teaching and research needs of the University.
Special Collections The David Hope RE Centre collection is no longer a separate collection and is now integrated as part of the School Library and the general collection.

The Rees-Williams Collection of Victorian & Edwardian Children’s Books – 3000 volumes, including religious and philosophical children’s literature.

Research resource  
Catalogue Type OPAC
URL of catalogue https://capitadiscovery.co.uk/yorksj/home
Other facilities  Photocopying
Full Time Staff  31.22 (FTE)
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library