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An overview of scholarly resources in religious studies

Accessing the UChicago Library

Faculty (full- and part-time), students, and benefits eligible staff at the Hyde Park Seminaries have reciprocal borrowing privileges at the University of Chicago Library. Privileges include access to all UChicago libraries, Wi-Fi access, and borrowing, but not access to services such as interlibrary loan or Scan & Deliver.

Hyde Park Seminaries include Catholic Theological Union, Chicago Theological Seminary, Lutheran School of Theology, McCormick Theological Seminary, and Meadville Lombard Seminary.

To gain access, Chicago Theological Seminary users must present a current CTS photo ID. Students from all other Hyde Park Seminaries, as well as Faculty and Staff from the Catholic Theological Union, must bring a valid ACTS Card to the ID & Privileges Office. Other users must present a current photo ID to the ID & Privileges Office, located in the lobby of the Regenstein Library.

Questions about access can be directed to Anne K. Knafl, Bibliographer for Religion, Philosophy, and Jewish Studies,

Video: Regenstein Library Introduction & Tour

Video: Searching & Browsing the Library Catalog

View the 90-second video below to learn how to use different searching and browsing features in the Library Catalog.

Video: Discover More in the Library Catalog

View the 90-second video below to learn how to use features of the Library Catalog to discover new sources.

Video: Find the Full Text of an Article from a Citation

View the 3-minute video below to learn how to find the full text of articles through the University of Chicago Library using information from the article’s citation.

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Anne Knafl
Joseph Regenstein Library, Room 462

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The Library welcomes suggestions for the acquisition of materials which support the University's teaching and research programs.

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