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Bethel University Library

Bethel University Library : A Guide for Seminary Distance Faculty

CLICsearch: Books and ebooks search

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Obtaining Material

While the library remains closed, the following services are now available to faculty.

  • Books in the Bethel Library collections are available for request in CLICsearch. Select the "Request from a Bethel Library" option and then choose "Home Address" as the pickup location. Your current mailing address must be included in the request form.
  • Book chapters and articles from print journals in the Bethel Library collections may be requested in CLICsearch for digitization.

The library is not able to provide physical items (books, DVDs, CDs, etc.) from other libraries. We are able to provide digital resources. We are also able to request articles ands book chapters from other libraries.

  • To find out if our library has a specific journal, you can check the Journal Title List.
  • To request any journal articles or book chapters that are not available online, please use the appropriate ILLiad request formIn most cases, articles will be delivered as PDF files.

If you have questions, please contact us.

Mailing Policy for Library Materials

The mailing policy for library materials can be found at https://www.bethel.edu/library/services/distance. The library covers the cost of mailing material to distance faculty. The faculty member is responsible for the cost of return postage. Books may be mailed using Library Rate.

Information for Adjunct Faculty

Library services and resources for adjunct faculty may vary based on your current status in Banner. 

  • Requesting library books in CLICsearch
    • ‚ÄčWhile the library remains closed, the following services are now available to faculty.
      • Books in the Bethel Library collections are available for request in CLICsearch. Contactless pick-up is available outside the University Library door Monday-Thursday 11am-3pm. You may also request delivery to your home address.
      • Book chapters and articles from print journals in the Bethel Library collections may be requested in CLICsearch for digitization.
  • Requesting books and journal articles through ILLiad
    • Access to ILLiad is based on your current status in Banner. If you aren't currently teaching a class, you may not have access to ILLiad.
    • Contact Interlibrary Loan if you have questions about your ILLiad account.
  • Accessing online resources
    • Access to databases, online journals and ebooks is based on on your current status in Banner. If you aren't currently teaching a class, you may not have access to online resources.
    • Contact the Library Research Desk if you have questions about accessing online resources.