CST WorldCat Local Catalog / Discovery Service

The new catalog, WorldCat Local, provides single-search access to the School's print book records, as well as online access to e-books, databases, and journals. You can also access your user/patron account from there to see your checkouts, request renewals, etc. Be sure to start your search in the new catalog! Searching in WorldCat Local is fairly intuitive. For guidance, please watch this brief video tutorial.

Please note that we are aware of the current problems with digital resource links in the catalog and some of the databases. The proxy server is malfunctioning and is currently in the process of being replaced. We anticipate completion by around the middle of October. Thank you for your patience.

If a catalog link to a digital resource does not work for you, please try to find it in the relevant database among those listed listed on the Electronic Resources page. If you still cannot access the link, please submit a ticket/question on Ask a Librarian, and we will send you a direct link to the resource within one business day.

Ask a Librarian and LibGuides

Ask a Librarian is the Library's FAQ and Reference service all rolled into one. There you can find guides to services, policies, room reservations, and answers to many of your questions.

LibGuides houses the Library's resource guides. There you may find guidance about resources in different areas of Religious Studies, as well as guidance related to Citations and Formatting.

Other Questions: Contact a Librarian

If you cannot find an answer to your question in Ask a Librarian or LibGuides, please contact a librarian for help in the following areas:

Administration. Call (909) 447-2516 or email

Circulation. For help with getting a library card, or for problems with checkout or renewal, call (909) 447-2589 or email

Donations. If you wish to donate books, assist in grant-writing, or set up an endowment, call (909) 447-2516 or email

Technical. For help with technical issues (remote access, link rot, database problems, etc.), call (909) 447-2518 or email If at all possible, please be sure to include screenshots of the problem you encountered.

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