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Name of Library: St Augustine's Library

Address: Burgate House, The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH

Town: Canterbury

Telephone: 01227 865354


E-mail: karen.erskine@canterbury.ac.uk


Alternative names


Karen Erskine

Job Title

St Augustine's Librarian

Purpose and 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.





30,000 (8,000 in library and rest in Cathedral Library's store)

Periodicals - Back Issues

Not known

Current Periodicals



Volumes added per year


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

Future plans

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