Library Guides

Our librarians have curated a wide variety of resources to help you use our library well. Take a look at what we have to offer.

Curated topical guides

Our librarians have curate lists of AMBS Library resources, arranged into frequently-used topics like Biblical Studies and Anabaptist History & Theology.

View all our library guides

A listing of all AMBS librarian-created guides. View all our library guides.

Open Access Resources: Free Online

AMBS supports open access to promote the distribution of scholarship for the benefit of the church. AMBS faculty collaborate with other organizations on joint projects. The AMBS Library staff coordinate campus efforts to make texts freely available on the internet.

Guests and community borrower cards

Guests are welcome to use the AMBS Library. Community borrower cards are available for local residents and reciprocal borrowers. More about community borrowers.

Distance services

The library offers special services for students and faculty who are not able to use the library in person. Learn about our distance services.

Green building and facility information

Find out about the library’s green building features, study rooms and carrels, and equipment such as computers, printers, and scanners. Learn about our green building.

Step-by-step instructions on completing various tasks, such as searching the catalog and reading eBooks. View our instructions.

Services and policies

Information on Interlibrary Loan, writing services, loan policies, and more. More about our services and policies.

Guides on writing and citing

Citation styles, abbreviations, Zotero help, etc. View our citation guides.

What makes AMBS unique?