Graduate Theological Union

Library

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Borrowing Privileges

Borrowing Materials from the GTU

 

Library Cards

On-campus 

Application for a GTU Library card must be made in person. You must have your library card with you to check out items; no items will be checked out to you without your library card. Library cards are not transferable and should not be used by anyone other than yourself.

Contact Us

2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709-1212

 

Reference Desk

(510) 649-2501 Note: This phone number is only answered when a librarian is available. 
library@gtu.edu
Ask a librarian for research assistance, workshop information, schedule of tours or instruction sessions, general information.
Click here for the reference desk page.

Ready Reference Links

READY   REFERENCE   RESOURCES

 

•  Academic Papers, Style  and Writing Guides

Turabian Quick Guide:  Examples of citations from Turabian.  

Subject Bibliographies

American Religious History

A variety of resources about America's religious history, including denominations and interest group perspectives.

Biblical Materials

A great resource for exegesis papers.

Thesis and Dissertation Guidelines and Approval

Students who need to have the format of their thesis or dissertation approved by the Reference Librarian should come to the Reference Desk during Reference Desk hours. During the week before the filing deadline, every attempt will be made to have a Reference Librarian on duty during all Reference Desk hours, but at other times you may wish to call ahead, particularly if you are on a tight schedule.

Suggest a Library Purchase

The GTU Library maintains one of the largest collections of theological materials in the United States.  As noted elsewhere,  the Library houses 450,000 volumes ; maintains over 1500 current subscriptions to serial and journal publications ; and owns 290,000+ microforms, audio-visual, and digital materials; a very significant resource for the study or religion, theology, and related disciplines.

Audio-Visual Room

Digital Workstation

The computer workstation in the Audio-Visual room is a one-stop place for digitizing audio, video and documents.  The workstation includes an Epson scanner with a document feeder, which provides for the efficient scanning of multi-page documents.  The workstation also includes a VCR with computer-interface, which allows users to convert VHS videos to a variety of digital video formats.  The workstation is for faculty, staff and doctoral student use.

Accessing other libraries

University of California, Berkeley Library

About the UCB Library

Interlibrary Loan

Information for ILL Departments of Other Libraries

Holdings

The holdings of the GTU Library can be found in the following places:

  • OCLC (symbol GTX)
  • GRACE, the GTU Library catalog
  • in MELVYL, the catalog of the University of California library system. GTU holdings are updated quarterly.

Loan Periods and Availability of Materials

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