|Webster-Eden Library System
The Webster-Eden Library System, originally established in 1969, is a cooperative program of Webster University and Eden Theological Seminary. It consists of Webster University's Emerson Library and Eden Theological Seminary’s Luhr Reading & Reference Library.
- Eden Theological Seminary is an ecumenical school related to the United Church
of Christ. Eden offers programs leading to the Master of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies, Master
of Arts in Pastoral Studies, and Doctor of Ministry degrees.
- Webster University is an independent,
multi-campus university with students at 106 U.S. and international
extended campuses. Webster offers Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Arts,
Sciences, Business Administration, Fine Arts, Music, and Nursing; Master
of Arts in Teaching; and Doctor of Management.
The mission of the Webster-Eden Library System is to support the
teaching, research, and intellectual pursuits of Eden Theological
Seminary and Webster University. To achieve its mission, the Webster-Eden Library System, governed by the provisions of a joint
agreement between both institutions and in accordance with the mission
statements of the libraries of each school, provides appropriate
information resources and services for the institutions' students,
faculty, and staff.
This unique arrangement is a concrete expression of an imaginative and
innovative spirit in higher education. Shared library functions,
including acquisitions, serials, cataloging, systems, inter-library loan,
and collection development are overseen by a Cooperative Library Advisory
For more information, please contact:
Michael P. Boddy
Director of the Luhr Reading & Reference Library
Acting Dean of Webster University Library