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  • General

    Welcome to the Spencer Library

    Dale DobiasDale Dobias
    Director of Library

    Spencer Library

    Access the Spencer Library Online Catalog Here

    With access to thousands of print and electronic resources both on campus and beyond, the staff at Spencer Library is eager to help you find exactly what you need. Our new online catalog provides easy searching for materials in a variety of formats, and our online, full-text resources are immediately accessible from your search results. Explore what the Spencer Library has to offer, and don’t hesitate to ask our staff for assistance.

    Library Hours

    Fall, Spring and Summer Terms  
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Saturday, Sunday CLOSED
    Hybrid Weeks  
    Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Saturday, Sunday CLOSED
    Term Breaks  
    Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Saturday, Sunday CLOSED
    • General Library Information

    • The Online Catalog

      The Spencer Library online catalog provides an easy search interface that allows you to search the holdings of our local collection as well as items held in libraries around the region and across the country.  Current students of United also have the ability to search a variety of material formats -- books, dvd, etc. -- including thousands of online, full-text journal articles in a single search.

    • Other Resources

      Here you will find direct links to the various subscription databases, eJournals, and eReference resources available to current students and faculty.

    • Copyright and Plagiarism Information

      Resources to help you navigate the mysterious world of copyright law, the concept of Fair Use and how to avoid plagiarism.

      Students, faculty and staff of United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities are responsible for compliance with U.S. copyright law -- including the provisions that apply to Fair Use (Title 17, Section 107) -- when it comes to the reproduction and use of intellectual property for research, classroom or library reserve uses.