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Lineberger Memorial Library

Summer 2021 Hours

Monday - Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED 

We are looking forward to welcoming community members and alumni back into the library soon. If you would like to be notified when we reopen to the public, please click here and complete the form. 

For information on LRU COVID-19 protocols, click here.

If you are a distance student of LR/LTSS and need materials mailed to you or scanned and sent to your email, click here

If you are not a member of the LR/LTSS population but would like access to a book in the collection, please call (803) 461-3269 or email We are happy to arrange access to library materials for alumni and members of the greater Columbia community on a case-by-case basis. 

Online Resources

Multidisciplinary Resources

Lineberger Library Catalog - Search here for print books in Lineberger Memorial Library as well as the libraries of ULS.

Summon - Searches every single database the library owns, including ATLA, eBooks, and streaming media.

Interlibrary Loan for Journal Articles - This link is to request Journal Articles ONLY.

Print & Online Journal Finder - Search here to see if we have a particular journal by title

A-Z List of Databases (also includes a list of databases by subject)

Theology Resources

ATLA - Theology Journal Articles, eBooks

Print & Online Journal Finder - Search here to see if we have a particular journal by title

Information on Bible Commentaries

  • Hermeneia Biblical Commentary (if off campus, use "find institution" on righthand side and start typing "Lenoir-Rhyne University," which will then pop up below. Click on the link that pops up, then sign in with your LR credentials.)
  • Ministry Matters - Abingdon Bible Commentaries

Luther's Werke - Weimar Ausgabe (email for login credentials)

Theological Commons of Princeton Theological Seminary - A digital library of books, journals, audio recordings, photographs, manuscripts, and other resources on theology and religion

Christian Classics Ethereal Library - A digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books.

Open Access Digital Theological Library - High-quality content in religious studies and related disciplines.

ATLA for Alumni (call (803) 461-3269 or email for login credentials)