University of York Library and Archives

Last updated 25th March 2005 
Name of library Library : University of York Library and Archives 
Address  Heslington, York YO10 5DD
Telephone 01904 433873 
Fax  01904 433866
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Catherine Whiskin
Purpose & main user community of the library  University of York
Terms of access  Walk in
Opening hours  Term time: M-F 09.00-22.00, Sa, Su 11.00-18.00Vacation – less than these hours
Disabled access  Considerable in getting to the library until the completion of building works
Lending to other libraries & visitors  In exceptional circumstances non-members can become external borrowers (on payment of afee) and will then have borrowing rights. The University of York is a member of UK Libraries +
Number of volumes  7,500
Periodicals – Back Issues  73. No access to electronic journals.
Current Periodicals  17. No access to electronic journals.
Other materials  100
Volumes added per year  
Coverage  Church history, some patristics, a little theology
Special Collections Halifax parish library; Mirfield collection: pre-1800 books on permanent loan from the community of the Resurrection, Mirfield; Slaithwaite parish library. 
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Computer
URL of catalogue 
Other facilities  Photocopying, microfilming
Full Time Staff  Yes
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  The Borthwick Institute of Historical Research will be relocated on the University of York library site on completion of an add-on building in 2004
Anything else about the library  All readers have access to the microfilms in the collection “The eighteenth century”