Guide to Using Hekman Library Online

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Seminary Students

The Hekman Library has rich resources for the study of theology and other subject areas associated with Christian ministry! This website is your gateway to millions of high quality and scholarly digital and print resources.   

The Hekman Library is more than sources; it's also people. Anne Harrison is our Theological Librarian, and she is available to help you locate resources to complete research assignments. Other research specialists are also readily available. The entire staff is dedicated to making your experience in the library satisfying. Let us know how we can improve your library experience.

Confused about where to start? Try the subject guide for Religion and Theology. This guide will lead you to the essential research tools for theological and religious projects.   

Get involved in making the library better:

  • Tell us what we should order for the Recreational Reading collection
  • Give us feedback about how we can improve your library experience

Login Instructions for Library Resources

Calvin Seminary students, staff, and faculty - Use your 14-digit seminary ID barcode number on the back of your ID card as both username and password when logging into the catalog, or when using research databases from off-campus.  Be sure to use the entire 14-digit number, including the initial and trailing zeros (e.g., 00000999999900).


Print to the seminary-owned library printer. Questions? Contact Daryl Boersema.