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This course guide provides information related to library resources for the online graduate course, Shape of Practical Theology. In this guide you will find short instructional videos for how to use library resources, find research materials, cite using T

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Glenn Pearl - Southeastern University
Steelman Library
1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801
Subjects: Hermeneutics, Religion


PMIN 5553: Practical Theology 

Guide to Library Resources

Welcome to the Steelman Library course guide for the Practical Theology online graduate course!

This course guide consists of tutorial videos and information for learning how to access and use library resources as an online student. This guide also highlights library resources that are recommended for this particular course. Steelman Library at Southeastern University offers a wide variety of print and electronic research materials as well as research and citation assistance for online students. Our religion librarian, Rev. Glenn Pearl, is available to answer questions and assist you with finding specific religion resources. He may be contacted via phone or email.

Library Resources for Online Students

Though you may not be on our physical campus, you still have access to Southeastern University's library resources: books (print and electronic), research databases, journal articles, librarian assistance, and more. Make sure you read the special privileges for online students listed below. On this course guide will find links that will provide access to the library services and materials you need for this course.

As an online student, you have extra privileges that on-campus students do not have. Please refer to the Borrowing Policies and link to our online Materials Request form to learn more about how to access library materials as a distance student.

Borrowing Policies

If you are an online student and unable to visit the physical library, you can request books to be sent to your home. Journal articles and eBooks are also available using the library's databases. Print books can be checked our for 2 weeks.

Materials Request

All requests for library materials (print journal articles, book chapters, print books) can be submitted using the online form HERE.

For questions regarding library materials requests, please email

NOTE: Please be sure you include as much information as possible when submitting your request, including: student ID number, your degree program, title of book/journal, author, and publication date. (For journal articles, please include both the title of the journal as well as the title of the article.)

After processing your request, the library will email the information you've requested. Physical books will be mailed to you.

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