Theological Seminary Studies: Home


This Research Guide is designed to assist seminarians and students of religion, biblical studies, interreligious engagement, social ethics, worship, the arts, and counseling to find resources in the libraries.

Students at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia, and affiliates with a UNI and Password can access materials referenced in this Guide. Read Columbia's full access guidelines.

To get started...

Students must set up a UNI and Email Forwarding to use library resources and recieve important messages.

Manage personal Library Accounts to see checked-out items, due dates, renewals, late fees, and more.

Visit the Burke Library web page for information about this location.

Where to go...

The Burke Library has resources for biblical studies, theology, and the history of Christianity (including the extensive Missionary Research Library). Butler Library holds materials on the history of religions, and Lehman Social Sciences Library and the C.V. Starr East Asian Library both contain materials on religions unique to the Global Studies locales each library serves.

Online Resources During COVID-19...

Services and collections available online during the 2020 coronavirus-related remote learning period:

Your Libraries Online portal to full suite of services, tools, and electronic collections available to the Columbia community

Guide to Free/Open Content for Students and Researchers during COVID-19 expanded range of electronic resources including streaming websites, ebooks, journals, and more

COVID-19 Resource Guide for the Columbia Community health resources, news, and university alerts

VIDEO: "5 Easy Ways to Get Started at the Libraries [During COVID-19]" (5 minutes)


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