Updated: Wednesday, November 24
Semester Hours › Monday: 9 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. / Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. / Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. / Thursday: 8 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. / Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. / Saturday: Noon – 6 p.m.
See the library’s calendar for daily hours information.
Both floors of the Library are open, including the main Stacks, and appointments are no longer needed. Face coverings must be worn by everyone, regardless of vaccination status, in accordance with St. Louis County and CDC recommendations.
You may request items in advance so you can quickly pick them up at the circulation desk or use curbside pickup.
The computer lab remains closed for now, but computers for public use are available in the Reference section.
Item Requesting & Pickup
Books and AV materials can be requested for checkout and then picked up in the library.
- Visit the library catalog to find the items you want.
- Click the Request button for each title.
- Sign in with your library account and choose to pick up at Covenant Seminary Library.
- You will receive an email notification when your items are ready to be picked up.
Need a visual? See our demo video.
Print reserves are available for use in the library. All reserve materials check out for 3 hours at a time, with the option of an additional 1-hour renewal, and with the exception that they must be returned by closing and cannot be kept overnight.
Many reserve titles are also available in our e-book collection. Check the reserve list in the library catalog for availability information.
While you can access the Reference section in person, you can also skip a trip to campus and get online access to reference books. Look up topics and get important background information with the Online Reference collection.
Need something that’s only available from the print Reference section and can’t make it to campus? Email email@example.com for options.
Online Help—We’re Available
Have a question about research? Need help with a citation? Having trouble finding the resources you need? Email or chat with us.
You can also schedule an appointment for a screen-sharing session with a librarian to get more detailed assistance.
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The Scribe Writing Center
The Scribe Writing Center is offering in-person and online consultations to work with you on any part of the writing process.
EBSCO E-books – Instantly read books online or download them to your device for up to two weeks. The Library staff will be monitoring e-book usage levels and purchasing additional copies of high-demand titles whenever feasible. If you are denied access, be sure to follow the prompt to place a hold on the e-book so you will be notified as soon as it becomes available.
SAGE Knowledge *NEW* – A collection of over 5,800 scholarly e-books on topics in the social sciences, including counseling, psychotherapy, and psychology.
If you need to find journal articles on a topic, check out the Research Databases. Choose a subject area and then select a database that meets your needs. Many databases will provide full articles for download as PDFs. Unsure where to start? The Quick Article Search can get you results right away.
If you need to get access to a specific article, search the Journals List to find where you can get online access to the journal in which the article was published.
This post will be updated as the situation develops.