Library Information

NEW CST Library Catalog:

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, WorldCat Local!

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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Login using your existing Amazon account. Then search for "Claremont School of Theology" as your charity of choice, and select "Southern California School of Theology" or click here. View Detailed Instructions.