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Name of Library: Colchester Institute Library

Address: Sheepen Road, Colchester CO3 3LL

Town: Colchester

Telephone: 01206 518642

Fax: 01206 518643

E-mail: library.helpdesk@colchester.ac.uk

Website: http://www.colchester.ac.uk

Alternative names


Jane Henshaw

Job Title

Learning Resources Adviser: music/performing arts

Purpose and main user community of the library

FE/HE college

Terms of access

Reference only. External College membership can be purchased

Opening hours

Term M-Th 08.30-20.00, F 08.30-17.00, Sa 09.00-13.00

Vacation M-F 09.00-17.00

Disabled access

Lift available. Ring buzzer at double doors outside library building


ILL requires 1 BL form, 3 week loan

Individuals can place their request via their public library


58,000 total. Christian section 2-3,000 books and scores

Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals


2,000 videos, 36,500 music scores, 6,000 recordings

Volumes added per year


Liturgy, hymnody, music of the church

Special Collections


Scores, books, psalmodies pre-1800 - c.40

Research resource

Music, liturgy

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Photocopying, microfiche reader/printer

Full Time Staff 9

Part Time Staff 4

Voluntary Staff

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