Library Catalogue

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Our on-site library can be searched online. Using this search you can find out if we have a book, find out if that book is currently available for loan, and reserve a book you’d like. We use a programme called Heritage to manage our library catalogue.

Please click here to access the Heritage online library catalogue.

Please click here to access the Chester University Portal.

To view your account details you will need your card number which is available from the Research Centre Manager.

To view the layout of the resources in the Research Centre, click here download this helpful plan.



Using periodicals and journals is often an excellent way of finding additional sources of information for both undergraduate and postgraduate research. The Research Centre houses a number of different kinds of journals. See the following:

Download Journal Catalogue


Please note that many more Journals are available online.

The following files will help you to access the Online Library available to students.  There is a guide to using the online service and another guide regarding the journals available to students:


It is also possible to download the Atla Religion Database document, made available by Chester University.

This video guide will help you access the online library:

(NB – Please note that library times in this video are incorrect.  Please see current opening times on the Research Centre page).

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