Welcome to the Missio Library

Do you need help finding something or accessing library resources?
Please email us or call 215-368-5000. We’re here to help you, so don’t hesitate to ask.


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Accessing library materials

Standard library hours are Monday – Thursday, 9 AM to 4 PM. The library is also open on select Saturdays when classes are held on campus.

Note that hours may vary due to scheduled seminary activities. Please check our calendar before you arrive to verify that the library is open.

Online resources are always available to current students, faculty and staff through the Digital Theological Library (DTL). You can find these resources by searching the Missio catalog. When an item’s link takes you to the DTL, sign in using your Missio ID number as the password.

You can check out print books from Missio’s collection in 3 different ways:

• Come check them out at the library desk during our open hours.

• Reserve books and pick them up from our self-service area at your convenience. Make your request here.

• Have books mailed to your home. Make your request here.

Other Services and Guides

Students & faculty: Have questions about using the library or conducting research? Visit LIB101 on E-campus for tutorials and resources.

Wondering how many books you can borrow? Need a place to study? Check our full listing of library policies and services.

Need some help formatting citations? Want to understand how to avoid plagiarism? Here’s our guide to keeping all that in order.

Library staff

Shaelagh Martin

Director of Library Services
smartin@missio.edu

Lydia Putnam

Digital Academic Resources Coordinator
lputnam@missio.edu

Partner Libraries

Whether our library at Missio Seminary is a bit of a drive for you or you need a book we don’t have, we’d be happy to help you find what you need from one of our partner libraries.

We are a member of ATLA, SEPTLA, and TCLC, which means that as a student at Missio, you can borrow books from and study at 50+ academic libraries in the tri-state area and 70+ across the country. All you need is your student ID and a letter from us confirming that you’re a student in good standing.

To request a letter of confirmation, please fill out the form below: