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Learning Resources


A library holding about 20,000 volumes is maintained by the HU. The library participates in the Library

Network which is a computerized system of shared cataloguing.


Library Services



associated with Hayfield University (students, faculty and staff) or the Presbyterian Church (registered member) has borrowing privileges. Any student may receive a library card free of charge. Others must pay a membership fee ($50.00 or yearly $20.00) in order to borrow materials. Books may be checked out for three weeks.

Library Hours


         Monday- Friday               11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

         Saturday-Sunday            closed


CD - ROM Database

Computerized indexes and abstracts on CD -ROM are available: Books In Print & Theological Abstracts; ATLA Religion Database includes Religion Index One, Religion Index Two, Index to Book Reviews in Religion (IBRR), Research in Ministry: Project Reports and Theses (RIM), and Methodist Reviews Index.


Special Sections

Dissertations, Christian Business Books and Books about Korean immigrants are located separately.




Photocopies and copies made on the microform reader-printer and CD-ROM printer are all five cents per page.


Lending Policy

1.All borrowers are required to fill out a library user applicationform.


2.All borrowers must show a library card with student ID (for students) to check out books.


3.Books are loaned for a 3 week period. Patrons are limited to having 2 books checked-out (4 books for students) at onetime.


4.The overdue fine for circulating books is 25 cents aweek.


5.Renewals can be made twice unless another patron requeststhem.


6.Reference books and periodicals cannot be checkedout.

7.The reserve shelf is located behind the circulation desk. The material is loaned for a 2 hour period and must be used in the library. Reserve items      may be checked-out overnight, but they cannot leave the library until a half hour before closing and must be returned within a half hour after the library opens the following day.


8.Those borrowers who lose or severely damage a library book will be charged the replacementvalue ($ 10.00 minimum) or need to bring in a new book of the sametitle.



Library Rules

1.Unnecessary or excessive noise, or any disruptive behavior will not bepermitted.

2.Consumption of food or beverages is not allowed in thelibrary.

3.Do not re-shelve library materials. Return books to the bookcart.

4.Periodicals must be returned to the originalplace.

5.All the library users must have their bags or books checked at the circulation desk.

6.Due to the closing library duties, please have your books checked out or renewed 10 minutesbefore closing.

7.Persons not complying with these policies can be asked to

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