LIBRARY SERVICES

Moody Bible Institute's Library Services provides resources and services for the information needs of undergraduate, graduate and distance learning students—on campus and online—giving access to resources through new technology, while supporting and developing traditional information formats like book and print periodical collections.

Locations and Services

Read through the library locations and services for each campus and school:

Crowell Library (Chicago)


The Henry C. Crowell Library is located on the first and lower levels of The George Sweeting Center for World Evangelization, which was dedicated on April 28, 1992 and funded by the Henry Parsons Crowell and Susan Coleman Crowell Trust.

The Crowell Library holds approximately 216,318 items in about 12 collections, including Curriculum Lab and Juvenile Books, Main Stacks, Media/Music Library, Journals, Pamphlets and Clippings, Reference and Reserves. 

The Crowell Library provides access to 77 electronic resource tools, including online indexes, catalogs, eBooks, eJournals, databases of reference material and scholarly articles. Some of the more popular resources include the following: 

  • A-Z List of Electronic Journals
  • Academic Search Premier
  • ATLA Religion Database
  • Counseling & Therapy in Video
  • eBooks and eLibrary
  • JSTOR
  • PsycArticles
  • Horizon, our online catalog

The Crowell Library maintains memberships with the following consortia: Christian Library Consortium (CLC), American Theological Library Association (ATLA) (including our local chapter Chicago Area Theological Library Association CATLA), and the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).

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Contact / Campus Location


Sweeting Center, Chicago
(312) 329-4136
Crowell Library Website  
library@moody.edu

Spokane Library Services


The Moody Bible Institute–Spokane Library is located inside Fourth Memorial Church in Spokane, Washington. The library provides information services and resources essential for the academic needs of students and faculty.

The Moody Bible Institute–Spokane Library extends access to thousands of electronic resource tools, including online catalogs, eBooks, eJournals, databases with reference and scholarly materials. Some of the more popular resources include the following:

  • A-Z List of Electronic Journals
  • Academic Search Complete
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
  • eBooks and eLibrary
  • JSTOR
  • ProQuest Research Library
  • Horizon, our online catalog, which allows students to manage their library account online.

Students can access these by using their username and password.

Library Sharing

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is located approximately one mile Fourth Memorial Church. Moody's contract allows students to check out books, CDs and videos using their student ID card. The library also provides limited electronic database use in-house with guest password. Visit Gonzaga's Foley Center Library website for library hours.

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Contact / Campus Location


Moody Bible Institute–Spokane Library
Biblical Studies Campus
611 E. Indiana Ave.
Spokane, WA 99207
Spokane Library Website
(509) 570-5900
library.spokane@moody.edu

MTS–Michigan Library


With more than 75,000 books and 40,000 periodicals, the MTS–Michigan Library provides informational material to support the basic responsibilities of teaching, research and continuing education.

The MTS–Michigan Library provides access to 56 electronic resource tools, including online indexes, catalogs, eBooks, eJournals, databases of scholarly articles and reference material. Some of the more popular resources include the following:

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Contact / Campus Location


MTS—Michigan Library
41550 E. Ann Arbor Trail
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 207-9581
micah.jelinek@moody.edu
MTS Website

Hours and Links
Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

MTS—Michigan Library Catalog
MTS—Michigan Library Databases
Scholar's Guide to the Library (web app)

Online Library


The Crowell Library provides information services and resources to students and faculty engaged in off-campus and distance education courses. The library is committed to providing its users with the resources and services that are essential for their academic needs, regardless of distance or location. Visit the online library.

Archives


Moody Bible Institute Archives exists to collect, preserve and make accessible archival materials which record the life and times of Dwight Lyman Moody (Moodyana) and that illustrate the formation, organization and history of Moody Bible Institute. The archives is currently a part of the Crowell Library and is located on the lower level of the Sweeting Center for Evangelization on Moody's central campus in downtown Chicago.

Some notable holdings include records from Moody ministries (Moody Radio, Education, Moody Publishers, Today in the Word, etc.) and documents from significant events including the Civil War, Chicago fire, evangelistic campaigns in the U.S. and Europe, and biographical material of distinguished Christian witnesses (C.I. Scofield, Spurgeon and others).

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Contact / Campus Location


Crowell Library Archives
Sweeting Center
820 N LaSalle Blvd
Chicago, IL 60610
Archives Website
(312) 329-4880
archives@moody.edu

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