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Getting Started: Students

A guide to using the Bishop Payne Library for students.

Research Assistance

Meet with a Librarian

We're here to help.

You don't have to research alone. Librarians are available to partner with you at any stage of your project. They can help you develop a research topic, suggest recommended resources or help you choose sources to use, and they can help you put it all together for an assignment. Many members of the library staff have graduate degrees in theology or related disciplines, so they can help you as subject specialists on a variety of topics.

Ways to Book a Consultation:


Research Skills

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Subject Guides

The library has created research guides for key topics within the VTS curriculum. These guides include recommended resources on the topic and pathways for further exploration using the library’s search tools.