The O’Brien Library

The O’Brien Library, named in honor of long-time librarians Elmer J. and Betty A. O’Brien, features a circulating collection of more than 150,000 volumes maintained in open stacks on the campus of United Theological Seminary. More than 500 periodical titles are available through the ATLA Religion Database, and the EBSCOhost Database provides access to full text, electronic resources, making academic research as simple from a distance as in person. In addition, the library houses a reference collection, rare books collection, denominational collections and archival materials.

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The O’Brien Library is an affiliate of the Online Computer Library Center, Inc.

Library Hours

Monday 1:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday CLOSED*
Saturday CLOSED (11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on select weekends. Check with staff.)
* Depending on staff availability, limited access may be available to students and faculty on Fridays. Please contact the Circulation Desk ahead of time to verify arrangements.

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