Welcome New Reciprocal Borrowing Participants

Please join us in welcoming our most recent participants to the Reciprocal Borrowing Program. If you are interested in adding your library to this program, simply complete the participation agreement.

If you are already a member of this program, don’t forget to fill out the profile form online so we can provide program users with information about your library’s collections and lending policies.

Institute of Lutheran Theology

The Institute of Lutheran Theology is an independent seminary and graduate school that trains pastors, teachers, and lay people in the Lutheran faith tradition. While ILT serves primarily distance learners, it maintains a full theological library to support student research needs.

The ILT Library has over 25,000 volumes in its physical collection covering all areas of instruction at ILT with a special emphasis on Lutheran theology, including biblical theology, comparative religions, doctrinal theology, ethics, historical theology, philosophy of religion, and practical theology. In addition to electronic databases, the ILT library has an extensive physical collection of theological journals with holdings going back over a century.

Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan College

Golisano Library, Northeastern Seminary

In 1998, Roberts Wesleyan College founded Northeastern Seminary as a graduate school of theology. Roberts Wesleyan College was founded by an evangelical Methodist minister who affirmed the teachings of John Wesley and this history informs the mission of Northeastern Seminary.

The B. Thomas Golisano Library collection represents a broad spectrum of disciplinary perspectives, particularly those that emphasize the global nature of the Christian tradition. The library also strives to hold 90 percent of Wesleyan Studies materials. The theological collection provides access primarily to English-language materials. Extensive archives materials on Free Methodist history, including much of B. T. Roberts materials.

Villanova University

Falvey Memorial Library at Villanova University

Villanova University was founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University’s six colleges.

The Falvey Memorial Library supports research, teaching, and learning at Villanova University. The library has strong philosophy and theology collections in English, Latin, Spanish, French, and Italian. As a part of the Augustiniana collection, Special Collections seeks to collect printed editions of the works of Saint Augustine in a variety of languages, works about Saint Augustine and about the Order of Saint Augustine.

The ATLA Reciprocal Borrowing Program

Not familiar with the ATLA Reciprocal Borrowing Program? By joining the program, more than 90 ATLA members across the United States and Canada have agreed to grant check-out privileges to patrons from other libraries participating in the program. Visit the map to see what libraries are currently part of the program.

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