Houston Graduate School of Theology Library
Click the links below to access our holdings:
HGST Students and Faculty,
The HGST Library online catalog will be inaccessible from Monday, March 17 through Wednesday, March 19 (Spring break week) due to improvements being made to the library system. You may call the library at 713-942-9505 x109 if we can help you locate needed items. The library will be open during spring break. Please note the following hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Although Destiny will be inaccessible during Spring Break week, students will be able to access the ATLASerials database by clicking on the login and entering username/password as usual.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials: Click Here
Springer eBooks Trial FREE TRIAL!
Springer Behavioral Sciences eBooks
During this trial, which runs through April 15th, HGST students and faculty can click on the link above to access the full-text of over 1900 recently published academic books in Behavioral Sciences. Please email comments and questions to: email@example.com
HGST Students and Faculty: If the HGST “Electronic Resources” link is inaccessible, please enter the ATLAS/EBSCO login you have been given for this page: http://search.ebscohost.com/
- Professors: Audio Visual (AV) Request Form
The library supports the school’s mission by providing the core resources necessary for superior Christian ministry and scholarship. Our library staff is available to help students and faculty utilize the resources and technology they need to succeed at HGST. Additionally, our students enjoy Interlibrary Loan privileges at Rice University’s Fondren Library. Students must contact an HGST library staff person to complete the necessary paperwork before they will be allowed to borrow any materials from Fondren Library. HGST students may also use on-site resources at the University of St. Thomas’ Cardinal Beran Library and at Lanier Theological Library.
For renewal requests, hours, and general inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-942-9505. You may also contact our library staff directly using the information below.
HGST Library Hours: Spring 2014
|Monday||8:30am – 8:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:30am – 9:00pm|
|Wednesday*……….||8:30am – 8:00pm|
|Thursday||8:30am – 9:00pm|
|Friday||8:30am – 3:00pm|
|Saturday**||8:30am – 4:00pm|
* Open until 9:00pm on 1/22, 2/12, 3/5, 4/2, and 4/30
** Closed on 2/1, 2/22, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, and 4/26
Library will be closed:
|MLK Day||January 20, 2014|
|Easter Break ……….||April 18-19, 2014|
|Saturdays||2/1, 2/22, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, and 4/26|
Rice University’s Fondren Library On-Site Borrowing
Current HGST faculty and students only may borrow up to 4 books from Fondren Library at Rice University. To check out books from Fondren, please follow these steps:
- Check the HGST Library catalog first to make sure that HGST does not already own the book.
- Go to the Fondren Library online catalog http://library.rice.edu/#catalog to search for books.
- Complete our fillable PDF form “On-Site Borrowing from Fondren Library, Rice University” and print one copy for each separate book.
- Bring form(s) to HGST where each must be approved & signed by an HGST library staff person.
- For each book, HGST library keeps 1 copy of signed form, the HGST student takes 2 signed copies to Fondren Library, and the student keeps one copy for him/herself.
- Students are responsible for returning all materials borrowed from the Fondren Library to the Fondren Library.
HGST Library Alumni Borrowing Policy
HGST alumni are welcome to visit the Library and use our materials on site. HGST alumni may also join the “Friends of the HGST Library” and pay a $35 annual fee, which will enable them to enjoy full library privileges including borrowing up to six books at a time for a period of two weeks, with renewals available if no one has requested the book.
Library Director: Jan Kennard
Phone: 713-942-9505 ext 100
Library Assistant: Linda Renz
Phone: 713-942-9505 ext 104
Library Assistant: Carissa Gigliotti
Phone: 713-942-9505 ext 109