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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: Library, Information Services, University of Wales, Bangor

Address: Main Library, College Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2DG

Town: Bangor

Telephone: 01248 382983 (issue desk)

Fax: 01248 382979

E-mail: libstaff@bangor.ac.uk

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

Alternative names


Paul Rolfe

Job Title

Purpose and main user community of the library

University staff and students.

Terms of access

Walk in, but by appointment if needing specialist assistance

Opening hours

M-Th 09.00-22.00; F 09.00-20.00; Sa,Su 12.00-17.00; Summer vacation M-F 09.00-17.00

Disabled access

One reading room is downstairs, otherwise very good


I-LL available and loans to paid-up registered external users



600,000 (not just religious studies)

Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals



6,000 microfilm reels etc., 1,500 a/v tapes, 2,000 maps, 1,292 electronic media, 400,000 mss

Volumes added per year

Statistics not available


Christian theology, biblical studies, comparative religious studies, local church histories,

religious history

Special Collections

Bangor Cathedral Library: on permanent deposit from the Dean and Chapter

Winton Thomas: Semitics, c. 1,000 vols.


Papers of nonconformist churches of all denominations throughout North Wales, C19-20 -

contact Einion Thomas (Archivist)

Various collections of sermons by writers of many persuasions, C17-20.

Research resource

Semitics; biblical theology; Welsh theological history.

Catalogue Type

Computer, card (residue)

URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Photocopying; on-line services within confines of licences; WWW access

Full Time Staff 39

Part Time Staff 35

Voluntary Staff

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