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Lifelong Learning

Parish Church Studies

Welcome to the Centre for Lifelong Learning Subject Guide


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You'll find information and resources on this page to support you with your studies in Parish Church Studies.

You will find relevant materials in the University Library, as well as York Minster Library, the Digital Library collections and the Borthwick Institute for Archives.


(c) York Digital Library

Yorsearch, the Library search tool

All of the Library's books, journals, DVDs and other materials are listed on YorSearch.

You can use this simple search box:

Tick to only search items available online (ebooks, ejournals etc.)

Or start from the Yorsearch home page for more search options.

Accessing your reading lists

Books on a shelfEach of your modules will have an online reading list in the VLE where you can access all the recommended reading from your tutors. Click the 'Reading Lists' link in the left-hand menu in the VLE to get started. Happy reading!

Useful databases for Parish Church Studies

Google Scholar

Search for academic materials like journal articles, peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports.

When you use a campus-networked PC, Google Scholar will automatically link to the University of York library catalogue and display articles where we have full-text access. When off campus, you will need to select University of York - Full Text @ York in the Settings option (under Library Links).

Watch our Google Scholar video for more information.

Google Scholar Search

Useful journals and websites for Parish Church Studies