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Library Access for Claremont School of Theology at Willamette University: Home


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, policies and hours at the Mark O. Hatfield Library are frequently changing to adapt to institutional, local, state, and federal guidelines. The information in this guide may be overruled by some of these measures. For up-to-date information on Hatfield's COVID response, please check the library's front page here.

Students, faculty, and staff of CST have different needs and access than the wider Willamette community. This guide will point you toward the people and resources that are available to you.

You should no longer be using the CST Library catalog. For print resources, use the catalog of the Mark O. Hatfield Library at Willamette. For digital resources, see the information about the Digital Theological Library below.


The staff directory for Mark O. Hatfield library is here. That page also includes a contact form for general library questions.

The Theology Librarian and PhD Exams Coordinator is Maggie Froelich. See the sidebar on the right for contact information.

To make an appointment with a research librarian, click here.

Print Resources through the Mark O. Hatfield Library

The CST community has access to Hatfield using their Willamette ID cards. Hatfield’s collection now includes 50,000 volumes in theological and religious studies and related fields that were moved up from CST’s library in Claremont. Visit to search the catalog and learn about Hatfield’s borrowing policies.

Print Resources for Distance Students

The Hatfield Library will ship print books to students and faculty living more than 60 miles away from campus, within the United States. Please click here to learn more.

Digital Theological Library

The DTL is an all-digital library of resources for theological and religious studies. It contains thousands of digital books, articles, and other materials, and is always growing. CST students, faculty, and staff have access to the DTL using their CST ID numbers.

Search the DTL by going to or Bookmark one of these links--they connect to the same catalog.

Before you can search the DTL, you will be redirected to a login page. Choose "Claremont School of Theology" from the dropdown menu, and input your CST ID number (see the image below).

Members of the Willamette community that do not belong to CST may access the DTL while inside the Hatfield Library. For information, talk to someone at the circulation desk or email



Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we encourage you to contact ATLA member libraries before requesting privileges. Many institutions are limiting physical access to their libraries.

Hatfield Library is a member of the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) reciprocal borrowing program. Students, faculty, and staff of CST and Willamette may obtain borrowing privileges at other member libraries around the country. Borrowing privileges are subject to the policies of individual member libraries.

To learn more about ATLA reciprocal borrowing, click here.

To find out whether you live near an ATLA member library, search the map.

To get borrowing privileges at a member library, email


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Maggie Froelich
Mark O. Hatfield Library
Willamette University
900 State St.
Salem, OR 97302