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This guide contains the James P. Boyce Library's policies for the circulation of item, fines, distance students, Interlibrary Loan, and use of the building.


The Library provides access to various databases and electronic services through its website. Per the terms of our legal contracts, authorized users who may access these services are:

  • Students enrolled in a current course
  • Employees of the seminary
  • On-site patrons (walk-ins)



The Library subscribes to the ATLA Alumni Database which allows our alumni remote access. You may login with your Southern Profile. If you cannot remember your username or password, click Forgot Password? on the login page and follow the prompts.

Alumni may also access our curated list of open access resources listed under Databases & E-Resources. No login is required for open access material.