Wentz Library on the Gettysburg campus will have reduced hours for the remainder of the week. The library will be open from noon to 4pm each day from Wednesday, February 21st, through Friday, February 23rd. We expect normal hours to resume on Monday, February 26th.
If you know the name of the database you would like to use, click here to see an A-Z list of all available databases ULS subscribes to. Otherwise, look to the left for a list of key databases.
Listed on the left, you can find the tools we recommend for research in various subject areas. Eventually, each guide will have a short description of the kinds of information accessible to you, a few key starting points, and a list of all relevant databases and websites to your topic.
The ULS library provides joint library services to seminary students at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary through the Eastern Cluster of Lutheran Seminaries. A wealth of resources are available to all our users; even without LTSS, the library is one of the largest independent seminary libraries in the United States, with over 380,000 volumes available to researchers and an additional 123,000 available at Southern. We are slowly growing our digital collections, with over 30,000 purchased ebooks for students, faculty, and staff and 57,000 open access and out of copyright ebooks available to the public in our Book Catalog . In addition, the library provides access to over 1,700 ejournals through ATLASerials Religion PLUS and JSTOR for current research and over 5,000 historic journals in electronic format(American Antiquarian Society Periodicals, 1684-1912 and Accessible Archives ).
Books published since 2017, sorted with newest additions first for the Gettysburg Branch can be found at this weblink:
Books published since 2017, sorted with newest additions first for the Philadelphia Branch can be found at this weblink:
The Collection Development Policy of the ULS Library can be downloaded at the link below:
The Writing Center provides research assistance, writing skills development, editorial assistance, and more. Contact us at email@example.com to schedule an appointment which we will schedule within five business days. Please include in your email the assignment or paper prompt. We will review up to ten pages of text per assignment. For more information, go to https://library.uls.edu/writing_center/home.
Feb. 21 - Feb. 23: Noon - 4pm
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM -4:00 PM
Closed: Saturday and Sunday
Monday - Tuesday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00AM to 6:30 PM
Thursday - Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed Saturday and Sunday
March 28th at Noon through April 1st - Easter
May 27th - Memorial Day
June 19th - Juneteenth
July 4th - Independence Day
The United Lutheran Seminary Library contains two major archives: The ELCA Region 8 Archives and the ULS Seminary Archives.
Both of these archives are held in the A.R. Wentz Branch of the United Lutheran Seminary Library in Gettysburg, PA.
Search our finding aids to discover our unique archival collections.