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Ashland Theological Seminary Library

Website and research guide for Ashland Theological Seminary students. We are a Graduate Division of Ashland University.


Ordering OhioLINK materials in hard copy form is available for all AU students within the state of Ohio.
Use OhioLINK before using ILL to fulfill requests. OhioLINK requests can be delivered to any participating library within the state of Ohio. To learn more, watch the video "How to Make an OhioLINK Request" below.

Search and request items from the OhioLINK Catalog linked below.
How to Make an OhioLINK Request

OhioLINK Policies
Check Out for books:
 3 week limit

Renewal for books:
 6 times total (if another user does not request the book)

Check Out for non-book items:
 1 week limit, non-renewable

Fines and Replacement Fees: $.50 per item per day overdue ($15.00 cap if overdue by 30+ days). 30+ days overdue is an automatic $75.00 replacement + $50.00 processing fee = $125.00 total.

*OhioLINK Member Institutions map is created and distributed through OhioLINK's website. More information may be found at

Interlibrary Loan

Ordering materials in hard copy form via Interlibrary Loan is available for all seminary students who are able to pick up the item at the seminary library. Interlibrary Loan requests for copies of articles or book chapters are available to all seminary students.
Interlibrary Loan requests are ONLY filled for items NOT available via the AU/ATS Libraries and OhioLINK.

Interlibrary Loan requests may take up to two weeks to process.

Book Request: If requesting an entire book through Interlibrary Loan, click here.
Article Request: If requesting an article or section of a book through Interlibrary Loan, click here.


Michigan students may benefit from all services offered by the Michigan eLibrary.

The Michigan eLibrary, or MeL, is a service of the Library of Michigan. It is supported by the State of Michigan as well as by federal funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. It provides databases, library materials, and electronic resources to any Michigan resident. You can click here to view an interactive map of all lending libraries in Michican, or visit this link for a comprehensive listing of all libraries and branches that participate in the MeL program.