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Lucy Scribner Library

Religious Studies

Discovery Search

Search for books, eBooks, DVDs, and other physical materials housed within Lucy Scribner Library.  This search will search our catalog and many library databases, so you must use the Source Type filter (under All Filters) to limit to the type of source you want like Books and eBooks.


Use WorldCat to search libraries across the country and world to find and request books using Interlibrary Loan (ILL) (5-8 business day delivery time).

Request Book Chapters

While books are physically sent to the library, a book chapter can be requested and is sent electronically as a PDF. If you only need a single chapter from a book, use the "Book Chapter" form in your ILL account. You'll have access to the PDF within 1-3 business days.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Sign up for ILL to request books from other institutions (5-8 business day delivery time).


Where's my book?
Books about religion will be located on the 2nd floor of the library and are organized using the Library of Congress Classification system.  The first two letters of the call number indicate the broad subject and then will be broken down into subtopics.  Search the catalog to find specific works.

B - Philosophy, Psychology, & Religion

(Yoga found here!)

BR - Christianity

BL - Religions, Mythology, & Rationalism

(Hinduism & Yoga found here!)

BS - The Bible
BM - Judaism BT - Doctrinal Theology
BP - Islam, Bahaism, Theosophy, etc. BV - Practical Theology
BQ - Buddhism BX - Christian Denominations