Answered By: Mark Glen Bilby, Ph.D.
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2016     Views: 595

SCATLA Regional Reciprocal Borrowing

CST students can obtain borrowing privileges at any SCATLA member library. For the locations of these libraries, see this map. To request permission to obtain a card for a SCATLA library, please fill out the form below and email it as an attachment to Once our Circulation or Reference Librarian signs the form, you can take it to the SCATLA library, where you will receive a library card. SCATLA borrowing privileges expire at the end of each semester, so it is necessary to submit a new form at the beginning of each semester.

ATLA National Reciprocal Borrowing

ATLA's national reciprocal borrowing consortium gives CST faculty, staff and students access to dozens of the best theological libraries around the country. See the program description, along with a list and map of participating libraries here. To obtain borrowing privileges at a given library, please submit an approval request to a few business days in advance of your planned arrival.

SCELC Statewide Reciprocal Borrowing for Faculty

CST faculty (but not its students or staff) can obtain borrowing privileges at any of the 38 libraries participating in the reciprocal borrowing program hosted by the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium. To obtain borrowing privileges at a participating SCELC library, fill out the authorization form provided on the program's webpage and email it as an attachment to

Library Staff

  • Tom Phillips, Ph.D. Dean of the Library & Information Services, & Professor of Theological Bibliography

  • Debbie Ahlberg, ABD, Reference Librarian & Adjunct Professor

  • Drew Baker, Ph.D., Cataloging & Metadata Librarian, & Adjunct Professor

  • Ann Hidalgo, Ph.D., Acquisitions & Collection Development Librarian, & Adjunct Professor

  • Koala Jones, ABD, Circulation Librarian