This Is Your Library! Hekman Library has everything you need to make your college career a success! If you're new to the academic library world, don't worry - there's an entire staff here dedicated to welcoming and assisting you.
Ready to Get Connected? Explore our library guide for new Calvin University students, with all the info and resources you need to get started.
Access for University Users: Remember these tips when it comes to accessing library materials at Hekman:
Hekman is Here for You! Regardless of distance or location, you can always get access to seminary research resources and assistance from Hekman librarians via email, telephone, or live chat.
Ready to Explore Hekman? Use this library guide for seminary students to see more info and recommended resources for your studies.
Access for Seminary Users: There are a few differences for Seminary students when it comes to accessing library materials at Hekman.
Your Partners in Research! Hekman's research librarians are here to help you and your students succeed - great resources await you here to enhance your teaching and student learning.
Ready to Learn More? See our Faculty Guide to find answers to your questions about using Hekman Library.
Access for Faculty and Staff Users: Here are a few reminders on how to access library materials at Hekman:
Open to All! Hekman library is open to the public and welcomes guests from outside the Calvin community (some online resources may not be available, but all are welcome to visit in-person).
Ready to Visit Hekman? Use this library guide for guests and alumni to see more details on how you can make use of Hekman Library.
Access for Guest and Alumni Users: There are a few differences for guest/alumni users when it comes to accessing library materials at Hekman.
It is illegal for a library worker to reveal personal information about any library patron or to give out information about library materials accessed by any patron, according to Michigan Public Act No. 455, the Library Privacy Act. In conformity with the law, the Library Committee has established the following "Confidentiality of Library Records Policy."
The Hekman Library registration and circulation records are confidential. Registration records include any information the library requires the patron to provide in order to become eligible to borrow materials. Circulation records include all information which identifies a patron as borrowing particular materials. Except in accordance with proper judicial order, no person makes known in any manner information contained in such records. Nothing in this statement, however, prevents the use of such records by authorized institutional personnel in the performance of his or her duties.