Finding Books

The Online Catalog: to find books in Northern's library;
If you prefer the "Classic" version of the Online Catalog, click here.

Books on Reserve: books on reserve for your classes;

I-Share: to find books in the 78 I-Share libraries in Illinois;
An I-Share online request is the quickest way to get books from other libraries.

WorldCat: to find books in libraries around the world;
Place online requests in WorldCat only if the same title cannot be found in I-Share.

D.Min. theses: locate theses in our library and other libraries;

eBooks: Click here to search Northern Seminary's eBook collection; click here for instructions on how to access the seminary's eBook collection;

Google Books: to search the contents of millions of online books;

Christian Classics: to search historical Christian texts.

You can also see the list of new books recently added to the library.

Do you need assistance locating library resources?

Call the front desk at (630)620-2104
or email the library at

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