Library Resources for the Eden community
Emerson Library Hours
Eden Library Staff
Renew Library Materials
Eden Theological Seminary is proud to offer its students a technologically advanced library system that is jointly operated with nearby Webster University. The Eden-Webster Library System provides students and faculty a broad range of research resources in religion, theology, cognate fields and other disciplines. Eden and Webster students and faculty enjoy full library privileges at the Emerson Library on the Webster University campus.
In order to access these services, plus the Webster University, Eden students must obtain an ID card from Webster University. Eden faculty and staff must also obtain a card. The following PDF forms are available for your use:
• Eden student ID card procedure
• Eden faculty and staff ID card procedure
• Eden ID card request form
The Eden-Webster Library System subscribes to more than 100 leased databases, including:
• 60 full-text databases
• 13,500 full-text journals covering all subject fields
• An indexing and abstracting system for over 30,000 journals
• Indexing for over 450,000 U.S. government publications
• Holdings records of over 40 million items in over 30,000 libraries worldwide
• Old Testament Abstracts
• New Testament Abstracts
• Catholic Periodical and Literature Index
• Religious and Theological Abstracts
The combined collections of Eden Theological Seminary and Webster University total more than 280,000 volumes and more than 1,500 current periodical subscriptions.
The Eden-Webster Library System is a member of MOBIUS, a state-wide consortium of academic libraries that maintains a common catalog and provides delivery service of requested materials to member libraries for patron use.
The Luhr Library’s rare book materials include the James I. Good Collection for Reformation Studies and Reformed Church History plus rare and illustrated Bibles. The Archives of the Evangelical Synod of North America are on the lower level of the S.D. Press Education Center.