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Bethel University Library

Bethel University Library : A Guide for Seminary Students

Help with Research

In Person

  • Stop by the Research or Tech desk at Bethel University Library during available hours. You can also schedule a research appointment to consult with a librarian either in person or by phone, email, or chat.

Email

Phone a Research Librarian

  • 651.638.6224

Obtaining Material

You may use LibSearch to request books and journals articles that are not available online. 

  • Books
    • Search for the item you are looking for in LibSearch.
    • If the book is available at the Bethel Library, use the Request from a Bethel Library link to place a request. Seminary students may request pickup at Bethel University Library or at the Anderson Center. You may also request Personal Delivery to your home address.
    • If the book is not available at Bethel, use the Get It button to get a physical copy. Seminary students may request pickup at Bethel University Library or at the Anderson Center. You may also request Personal Delivery to your home address.
    • If you need just one chapter of the book, use the Get It button to get a digital copy of the chapter. The chapter will be delivered to your LibSearch account as a PDF file.
    • If you don't see the item you need in your search results, use the search beyond Partner Libraries link above the search results to search other libraries who could share with us. When you find the item, use the Get It button to get a physical copy. Seminary students may request pickup at Bethel University Library or at the Anderson Center. You may also request Personal Delivery to your home address.
    • If you can't find the item after expanding your search, use the Still didn't find what you need? Click here to send a request link above the search results to place a request via a blank form.
  • Articles
    • Search LibSearch or the subject databases to find articles.
    • When you locate the article you need, check to see if it's available online. If you are in one of the databases, click on the PDF Full Text link or use the Check for full text link.
    • If the article isn't available online, use the Get It button to get a digital copy of the article. The article will be delivered to your LibSearch account as a PDF file.
    • If you can't find the item after expanding your search, use the Still didn't find what you need? Click here to send a request link above the search results in LibSearch to place a request via a blank form.

Interlibrary Loan

Bethel University 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 LibSearch. Click here for more information on using interlibrary loan.

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Study Spaces

Bethel University Library has six Group Study Rooms and eight Individual Study Rooms. These rooms may be reserved

Printing at Bethel

Go to https://www.bethel.edu/printing/ 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. 

Photocopiers/Scanners

Bethel University Library has two multi-functional devices (MFD). The MFD can be used to copy (black & white and color), scan, fax, and print.