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Services for Alumni

The libraries provide a number of ongoing services:

On site use of library resources

  • If you have access to the campus, you are welcome to use our print and online resources in the library.

Access to Bethel's Digital Library

Borrowing privileges

Alumni may register for a free library card with any of our libraries that will allow them to check out up to 5 books from the University or Seminary Library (some exclusions may apply). You can secure a card in the following ways:

Access to RefWorks

  • RefWorks is an online citation and bibliographic management tool. Your account username and password carries over from your time at Bethel. If you are asked for a group code, please contact the reference desk.

Research help

  • Click on the Get Help link on any page to contact the library. Librarians are available to assist you in your use of our resources.

ATLASerials® for Alumni

Resources Beyond Bethel

Minnesota residents: Your Minnesota public library card provides one-stop access to following statewide library services:

Free Online Resources

  • Find full-text, quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals through the Directory of Open Access Journals.
  • ERIC contains more that 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials.
  • Google Scholar is a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature on a wide range of topics.
  • PubMed has over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals starting in the 1950s.