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Bethel Libraries

Bethel Seminary St. Paul Library : A Brief Guide for Seminary Students

Interlibrary Loan

Bethel Seminary Library offers interlibrary loan (ILL) services to current students, faculty, and staff in order to provide access to materials for research and study which are not available in CLICsearch. Click here for more information on using interlibrary loan.

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Study Spaces

The second floor of the addition has been designated as Quiet Study Space.  As a courtesy to others please refrain from ALL conversation here.

There are three Group Study Rooms furnished with a conference table and white board.  Students may reserve these rooms for group study.

There are two individual study carrels available to students.

Besides containing our Devotional Collection, the Flame Room in the basement of the library addition has been set aside for special prayer and reflection groups.

Reserve Material


Professors often put books on reserve in the library in order to ensure that they are accessible to all of their students.  The professor designates the borrowing period for each item:  3 hours, 3 days, and 1 week.

Ask at the Circulation Desk for reserve material.


The library has a DVD/VHS player for use in viewing videos in the library. Ask at the circulation desk for the key to the viewing room.

The seminary library has some equipment available for check-out. A list of equipment is available at   Other equipment is available for checkout at Bethel University Library.


There are eleven PCs in the computer lab located on the second floor of the library. There are also two PCs and one Mac available in study carrels on the first floor of the library and two PCs on the first floor of the addition.

One PC is located in the library hallway just outside the entrance to the library.

Wireless access is available throughout the library.

 Computer Use Policies

  1. The lab is sometimes used for classroom instruction. When the lab is reserved, a notice will be posted on the white board and by the computers.
  2. The library houses the computers, but the library staff is not responsible for computer hardware or software.  If you have any problems, please call the Information Technology Services Help Desk at x6500.  There is a phone available in the computer lab.

Printing at Bethel

Go to for information on printing at Bethel.

  • The "Follow Me Printer" driver allows you to print and pick up your job at any printer or multi-functional device on campus. Bethel owned computers already have  the "Follow Me Printer" driver installed. For students, faculty, and staff using personal computers follow these instructions to download and install the driver. 


Printer Locations
HP printer in the computer lab on second floor of the main building (Black & White)
Multi-functional device in the hallway just outside the library entrance (Black & White and Color)



The library has one multi-functional device (MFD) located in the hallway just outside the entrance to the library. The MFD can be used to copy (black & white and color), scan, fax, and print.