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Lineberger Memorial Library

Spring 2021 Library Hours*

Monday - Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Saturday: CLOSED 

Sunday: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

**Please note that Lineberger Memorial Library is open for current LR/LTSS Students, Faculty, & Staff only. You must have your LR/LTSS ID card to enter the facility; if you forget your ID, please call Campus Security for access. The "green checkmark" in the LiveSafe app, face coverings, and social distancing are required at all times while inside the building per LR COVID protocols. For more information, 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

Lineberger Library Catalog - Search here for print books, then request contactless pickup here.

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

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

ATLA - Theology Journal Articles, eBooks

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

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

Open Access Digital Theological Library

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

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