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• Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM 

• During vacation: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


The library will be closed on following days: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and federal holidays.



• In-person Reference: Fri 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

• Email:

• Library Guide: IRUS Library Guide

• Suggestions and comments

• Book Requests

• Library Newsletter 




The mission of the International Reformed University & Seminary Library is to provide students, faculty, and staff with print/online resources, research tools, and study environment necessary to support their biblical studies in higher education. This mission is supported by the following objectives:

Priority Goals

• Promote library use

• Partner with faculty to develop and implement library resources alongside instruction to better support course materials

Collections Development

• Develop a collection that meets and exceeds minimum accreditation standards

• Develop a collection capable of effectively supporting courses 


Reference Services

• Provide reference and research assistance

• Provide information literacy and research skills instructions

• Provide tools facilitating research and easy access to information

• Provide access to additional resources from other institutions through cooperative agreements 


Library Facilities

• Provide a safe and attractive space collections display, processing, and storage

• Provide comfortable, well-lit, and accessible study space

Library Handbook: ENGLISH | Korean (forthcoming)

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