Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday:
7a.m. - 10p.m.
Wednesday: 7a.m. - 6p.m.
Friday: 7a.m. - 5p.m.
Saturday: 10a.m. - 5p.m.
During Fall & Spring Semesters, the Library closes for Chapel services on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 11am.
*Please note that check-out stops 15 minutes before closing
Monday-Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm
The Archives is also open by appointment. Please call Bill Youngmark at (919) 761-2329.
The Library subscribes to a variety of databases that provide full-text access to resources and that support the curriculum.
Current faculty, students and staff must access these databases by logging in with their campus ID and password.
Useful free databases which are designated by **
Academic Search Premier Multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including peer-reviewed titles.
**ARDA The American Religion Data Archive collects data from religious surveys conducted by American and international scholars and research centers in the world. Collection began in 1997.
ATLA Religion Index Best available database for academic work in theology. Contains full text for over 230 journals as well as citations for over 1700 academic journals and other resources on religion, biblical studies, and theology going back to 1908.
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes over 436,000 index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers. Indexing dates back to 1981.
Credo Reference Database Full-text access to dictionary and encyclopedia articles from scholarly sources. A great place to start your research in order to understand your topic.
Christian Periodical Index Indexes a broad range of both popular and scholarly articles and book reviews collected from an evangelical perspective.
Dissertation Abstracts Abstracts of dissertations and theses from the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Europe in the humanities going back to 1861. Provides full text for many works.
**ERIC (gov) Published and unpublished education journals and research documents going back to 1966. Includes some full-text documents.
**EThOS Database Dissertations from the United Kingdom. Many are already available as full-text.
**Google Scholar Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
GreenFILE Indexes well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. The database contains access to more than 4,700 Open Access or full text items.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) Indexes journals, books, research reports and proceedings relating to librarianship. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
New Testament Abstracts Online Contains abstracts of journal articles, reviews, books, and software relating to New Testament studies dating back to 1985.
Old Testament Abstracts Online Contains abstracts of journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies dating back to 1978.
Philosopher's Index Features author-written abstracts covering scholarly articles in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews published since 1940.
**Religion Online Designed to assist teachers, scholars and general "seekers" who are interested in exploring religious issues, it includes more than 6,000 full-text articles and chapters from books.
**R.I.M. Religion in Ministry Projects Database Indexes DMin and DMiss projects from institutions who are members of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada schools of theology. Indexing dates back to 1981.
**Solomon Databases This database of the International Mission Board provides access to Foreign Mission Board Minutes, Lottie Moon Correspondence, Foreign Mission Board periodicals, and resources about African American Heritage.
WorldCat Catalog of books in libraries around the world. Useful for making interlibrary loan requests.