Frequently Asked Questions
- When is the library open? Library Hours
- Where can I learn about on-campus, off-campus, mobile, and wireless access to
library resources, and see which computers are available in the library in real
time? See Computers and More
- How do I print when I'm in the library? See Computers and More | Printing
- How can I obtain borrowing privileges? Visit the Service
Desk in the Princeton Theological Seminary Library and be sure to bring your ID card;
see Borrowing Privileges for
- How do I borrow library materials (including reserves)? See Borrowing and Return of Library
- May Ph.D. candidates borrow more books than other degree candidates?
Yes; degree candidates in programs other than Ph.D. may borrow up to 50 books
for a 28 day period. Ph.D. candidates have expanded borrowing privileges. See also: Borrowing Privileges
- How do I recall a book? If you want or need a book that is
charged out to someone else, you may recall it for your use by filling out a form, in
person, at the Service Desk.
- Can books be renewed? Yes; you may renew items online through
your PTS Library Catalog
account, but they must be renewed before the actual due date.
- If I cannot locate a book that should be on the shelf, how do I
proceed? Alert library staff at the Service Desk, giving them as much
information as possible. A trace will be put on the book and you will be notified when
it is located.
- As a PTS student, may I borrow materials from Princeton University?
Yes; as a PTS student, you have the privilege of obtaining a Princeton
University library card. Go to the access office in Firestone Library, the main library,
with your PTS ID and another form of identification in hand.
- As a PTS student, do I have remote access to electronic resources owned by
Princeton University? No
- May I borrow materials not available at the PTS Library or the Princeton
University Libraries? PTS students, faculty and staff, as well as CTI
scholars may use the Princeton Theological Seminary Library's Interlibrary Loan, or ILL,
service; see Interlibrary Loan for details.
Authorized users may complete the ILL Request Form.
- What is an Area of Refuge? Areas of refuge are
safe places to wait for emergency personnel if you are unable to exit the building
during an emergency.
- Does Princeton Theological Seminary Library have guidelines for
personal conduct in the building? Yes; please see the Princeton Theological Seminary Library Code
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