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Library Services for CTS Distance Learning

Hekman Library is committed to providing students enrolled in Calvin Theological Seminary Distance Learning courses  with resources and services that are important for academic success, regardless of distance or location.    These services include access to:

  • Print and Electronic Books
  • Journal Articles
  • Interlibrary Loan Services
  • Reference and Research Assistance

Students enrolled in distance education classes should use the Hekman Library Home Page, with its convenient links to reference librarians for research assistance via email, telephone, or electronic chat.

The library maintains a full array of library subject guides, including a Religion and Theology Subject Guide.

Theological Librarians Lugene Schemper and Paul Fields are available for assistance in the areas of theology and religion, but all of the librarians at Hekman Liibrary are readily at your service.

FAQs - Be sure to check the FAQ tab (above) for frequently asked questions regarding Hekman Library and Distance Education.

Quick Links to Library Resources

  • Hekman Library Home Page
    This site contains links to all library services and resources
  • Library Catalog - General Search
    Search the online catalog for all (print and electronic) books, journal titles, microfilm, dvds, and other media.
  • Library Catalog - Search for Ebooks
    To limit your search to ebooks, click the link "Choose a collection to search." Open the file folder "General Collection," and select "E-Books." Hint: for best results, sort your search results by "Newest to Oldest," using the "Sort Results" dropdown in the upper right hand corner of your results screen.
  • Electronic Journal Locator
    Hekman Library has access to 25,000+ ejournals. All are indexed in the general catalog, but this tool can be helpful for quick access if you'd like to browse a current issue of a journal, or if you have a precise reference to an article in a back issue of a journal.
  • My Library Account (Renewals)
    Use to renew materials and check your account status.
  • Library Login Instructions for Seminary Users
    Instructions for logging into the catalog or research databases are at the bottom of this page.
  • Religion and Theology Library Guide
  • Databases for Religion and Theology
    A selection of databases specific to the study of religion and theology.
  • Inter-Library Loan Services (ILL)
    If Hekman Library doesn't own a copy of an article you need, we will get it from another library and we can send it to you. Print books are available via ILL, but cannot be sent via mail; you'll have to pick up and return to the physical library.

Theological Librarian

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Lugene L. Schemper
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Hekman Library 423
(Library, 4th floor)
616 526-6121
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