Hartford Seminary

Member Scholars & Guests

We have 2 membership levels: Guest and Scholar.


  • Member Guests may borrow up to 10 books.
  • Member Scholars may borrow up to 25 books.

InterLibrary Loan – ILL

  • Member Scholars may request ILL materials.
    • If you find a book or print journal article that we do not have, but another library does, we can get it for you.
    • Request materials via ILL

Individual Research Assistance

  • We are happy to help you get started on research for your projects. Please stop by whenever we are open, call us at 860-509-9561, or email us.

Computers, Printing, Copying

  • We have 5 computers in the Quiet Study that have the Microsoft Office suite and other tools installed for research use. In the main reading room, there are 3 additional computers for use in searching the catalog and other databases. All use of these computers must comply with the Hartford Seminary Computer Use Policy.
  • You may print or copy in the main reading room. Printing and copying is black & white only. About printing

In-house Use of Materials & Resources

  • Electronic resources and non-circulating materials may be used in-house.
  • Member Scholars may contact the Library regarding off-campus access.

Archival Research

Application for Membership (pdf)


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