Interlibrary loan and Eastern Cluster loans are suspended during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Seminary Students: You can still request copies and scans of chapters and articles that are in the Lineberger Library collection by using this form for articles.
After the Covid-19 limits end and normal library lending resumes, loans of printed books from the Eastern Cluster of Lutheran Seminaries and other libraries will be available to current LTSS students, interns, faculty, and staff. Interlibrary loans from non-cluster libraries will be available to all current students who may need books or journal articles which the library does not own. Please use the new ECCO catalog. Current students, faculty, and staff will be able to log in to request print books and scanned articles from ULS.
Our database, ECCO, contains the holdings of our Eastern Cluster seminary libraries. Although ULS is not currently sending materials, when they resume, you will be able to locate and check out print books from Philadelphia and Gettysburg. You will find these items in our database with the location names of PHILA and GETTY.
When normal lending between the Eastern Cluster libraries resumes, please plan ahead when making a cluster request. Since all items are shipped using the postal service, it can take a week or longer for your item to be delivered. Items cannot be sent priority mail. Your request will be processed that day and you will be notified when the book is available for pickup (approximately 1 week). You may be charged a $5.00 fine if you do not pick up an item that you have requested. Only 5 books at a time may be borrowed from the cluster libraries.
During Covid-19 response, only current students, faculty, and staff of LTSS may borrow books. For more information, please contact the Lineberger Library staff or call the service desk at 803-461-3269.
Students of the Center for Graduate Studies of Columbia, SC - Lenoir-Rhyne University should visit the Rudisill ILL site.