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Lineberger Memorial Library

Library Hours and Other Information

Due to the current public health crisis, Lineberger Memorial Library is not open to the public.

Faculty, staff, and enrolled LTSS and LRU students may continue to use the library. Please note new hours below. Check back frequently as policies are subject to change during the emergency.

Books are due back by August 21, 2020. Fines will be suspended until August 21, 2020. Materials may be returned to the book drop, located in the breezeway by the column closest to the library entrance.

If you prefer to mail your books back, you can use the cheaper U.S. Postal rate for Media Mail. Please send them to:

Lineberger Library

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary at Lenoir Rhyne University

4201 North Main St.

Columbia, SC 29203





MONDAY - THURSDAY 8:00 - 4:00 PM



Summon Search -- finds ebooks, journal articles from multiple databases, and more 

Find Books (Lineberger Library / Columbia catalog)

Atla Religion Database

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Online Journals, Books, More

Open Access Digital Theological Library

Databases by Title A-Z

Databases by Subject

Worldcat  (Atla Group Catalog)

Search other theological libraries. The first time you visit the site, it will take you to a portal for Open Athens. Type the name Lenoir Rhyne University where it says "Find your organisation"  (no dashes or punctuation). Then sign into the LRU portal. 

Library Research Guides

Online access to the 50-volume Hermeneia Biblical Commentary series

Ministry Matters (includes Abingdon O.T. and N.T. commentaries) 

Luthers Werke - Weimar Ausgabe (Access restricted, ask for password)

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