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Instructional - Guide to the Library for Southwest Alumni: Home


This informational guide about the library is designed with Southwest alum in mind. If you don't get your question answered here, please reach out to us at and we will be happy to help.

How to Contact the Librarians

Have a question for the librarians? Please email us at

Important Note About Hours of Operation

An important note to APTS and SSW students, faculty, and staff: The Harrison Library is available to you during "open" and "restricted" hours. During "restricted" hours, please be prepared to use your school ID to gain access.

APTS = Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

SSW = Seminary of the Southwest

Hours of Operation

Quick Link to Book Request Form

If you live locally and can pick up items from the Harrison Library: we will retrieve items for you from the APTS library. Use the library's discovery tool, Seeker, to search for items. Once you find what you need, use this form to submit your request. Don't see what you need? Write us at and describe what you are looking for.

Library Staff

Alison Poage

Library Director

Duane Carter

Assistant Library Director and Electronic Resources Librarian

Marlon Patterson

Access Services Librarian

Tommy Lim

Access Services Intern