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Taylor College & Seminary's
Schalm Memorial Library Collection

As part of an agreement with Vanguard College, the Schalm Memorial Library Collection has been moved to Vanguard (12140 - 103 Street). Taylor students continue to have access to this valuable resource either in person or online. Borrowing privileges are facilitated by daily delivery service between Vanguard and Taylor. Also, a collection of the most helpful and commonly-referenced titles (such as current textbooks) are available in the Benke Reading Room on canadian online pharmacy no prescription needed the Taylor campus.

Taylor remains part of the NEOS Library system, a consortium of 25 libraries in northern Alberta. There are over five-million items in the NEOS Collections, and Taylor students have full access to everything in the collection.NEOS

For more information on the NEOS Collection or to log in and begin searching and buy online viagra where ordering titles, click here (opens a new window).

  • To learn more about borrowing within NEOS, please click on the “Policies” section below.

 

>> For online access to digital databases, click the Online Database Search link on the menu to the left (under "Library").

>> The Taylor Library Handbook, filled with helpful information for students, is available as a PDF here. 

 

About the Schalm Memorial Library Collection

The Schalm Memorial Library was named in honour of former Academic Dean, Bernard Schalm. The collection consists of:

  • Approximately 50,000 circulating and reference books.
  • Over 60 current print periodicals subscriptions.
  • Electronic databases that provide access to thousands of electronic journals.
  • Several hundred videos, CDs and DVDs.

Taylor is pleased that we have been able to canada viagra pharmacies scam share this resource with another Christian post-secondary institution, reflecting the prices in uk viagra best stewardship of usefull link cialis generic resources for both schools. Read more about the new agreement here.

 

 Other Resources:

 

Library Hours (subject to change)

The Vanguard library is located at 12140 - 103 Street (three blocks north of NAIT).

Regular Hours (during Vanguard’s School Year, September 9 – April 25)

Monday-Thursday 8am-10pm
    please ring buzzer by faculty entrance after 4:30pm
Friday 8am-4pm
    be aware there is no one at the desk during lunch hour
    please checkout material before or after.
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED
Statutory Holidays CLOSED
Christmas Season closure: (December 15-January 7 inclusive)

Spring Courses: (April 28- May 2)

Monday - Friday: 8am-4pm
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED
Statutory Holidays CLOSED

Summer Break: (May 5-August 16)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-2pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday CLOSED
Statutory Holidays CLOSED

Summer Courses: (August 26-30)

Monday - Friday: 8am-4pm
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED
Statutory Holidays CLOSED

*Subject to change.

Library Staff

Click here to reach our helpful staff.

If you have questions, please feel free to call (780) 431-5200.

About the Schalm Memorial Library Collection

   

Named in honour of a former Academic Dean, Bernard Schalm, the library was built in the summer of 1980. The library’s collection includes approximately 50,000 books, over 130 current periodical titles, and a number of electronic databases.

Through an agreement with Vanguard College in the summer of 2011, the two institutions now share library resources, a move which has resulted in considerable annual savings. The Schalm Memorial Library Collection is now housed at the Vanguard campus, located at 12140 - 103 Street, Edmonton.

Taylor belongs to the NEOS library consortium, which consists of academic, government and hospital libraries within central Alberta. NEOS libraries share an on-line integrated catalogue that exceeds five million records. Taylor students have borrowing privileges at all NEOS libraries.
 

Library Resources

  • Approximately 50,000 circulating and reference books.
  • Over 130 current print periodicals subscriptions.
  • Electronic databases that provide access to thousands of electronic journals (see below).
  • Several hundred videos, CDs and DVDs.
  • Interlibrary Loan services and access to over 5 million books and journals are available to Taylor students within the NEOS Library Consortium.
  • Interlibrary Loan services and access to over 5 million books and journals are available to Taylor students within the NEOS Library Consortium. 
     

Reading Room

Some of the key books and reference resources from the Schalm Memorial Library Collection have been moved to a new reading room on the main floor of masscop.org Benke Hall on the Taylor campus. These books are not intended to http://trickoreat.ca/cheap-viagra-for-sale-online be checked out, but are intended to be kept onsite as part of a new study area for our students.

The Reading Room in Benke is buying viagra without prescription open until late on Tuesdays and Thursdays when regular semester classes are offered.
 

Vanguard College

Students who want to 'walk the stacks' can do so through the internet or by visiting Vanguard College (12140 - 103rd Street).

Click here to visit the cialis soft pills Vanguard Library Home Page.
 

Online Electronic Database Access

For online access to digital databases, connect through the following options:

-click the link on the "Online Database Search" menu choice above (or click here).
-connect through the Vanguard/Schalm Library portal here (or visit the Vanguard Library home page and click the link below "Hours of Operation").
-connect directly to the database of your choice from the list below. (If you are off campus, you may be asked for a user name and http://chainhotels.com/herbal-viagra password, available to current students from the Taylor office.)

Academic Search Elite

Alt HealthWatch

ATLASerials, Religion Collection

Business Source Elite

Canadian Literary Centre

Canadian Reference Centre

Education Research Complete

Environment Complete

ERIC

Health Source - Consumer Edition

MasterFILE Premier

Regional Business News

Business Searching Interface

Canadian Points of View

Canadian Student Research Center

Kids Search - Middle & Elementary School

Literary Reference Center

Searchasaurus - Elementary School

Student Research Center - High School & Middle School

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 NOTE: Many answers to common questions can be found in the Taylor Library Handbook - Click Here.

 

Circulation Desk

Reference

Library Cards

 

  • When is the Library open? top
    • The Schalm Memorial Library Collection is housed at Vanguard College. You can check the Library Hours page here for current info.

 

  • Who do I talk to if I have a question? top
    • General inquries can be made at the Taylor General Office, but the Vanguard Library Staff are ready and willing to be of service.

  • I got an email telling me that the book I requested was in. Where do I go to pick it up? top

  • I’m finished with my books now, but the library isn’t open. Can I still drop them off? top
    • Library books should be dropped off at the Taylor General Office during office hours. Do not use the old drop box at the former library space.

  • I tried to http://www.gopherstateonecall.org/buy-levitra-online-no-prescription renew my books online but there was a problem and now I have a fine. Do I still have to pay it? top
    • A book may not renew for the following reasons:
      • You have reached your renewal limit
      • The item has been placed on hold by another user
      • It has been recalled by the Library
      • The NEOS Web site is not fully functional at that time
    • If you have trouble renewing your book online, please contact Taylor and we will direct you to someone who can help, so that they know that you are trying to resolve this issue.
    • You will need to pay the fine if no efforts have been made to fix the problem immediately

  • Do I need to bring in my book in order to renew it? top
    • Yes, for the following reasons:
      • You may have reached your renewal limit and will need to return it
      • The item has a hold on it by another user

  • NEOS is asking for my ID and Pin #, what are those? top
    • Taylor ID = Entire Library Barcode Number (13 Digits)
    • Pin = Last 4 digits of Library Number
    • The Pin number can be changed, and we'll be able to serve you once new policies and procedures are developed.

 

  • How long can I have books for? top
    • Books are a 2 week Loan with 2 renewals

  •  
  • Where are the old Seminary exams kept? top
    • Two binders full of past Seminary exams have been available at the Circulation Desk; please come in and inquire from your advisor about how these will now be accessed.

  •  
  • My prof put some items on Reserve -- How can I access those?top
    • We'll be able to serve you once new policies and procedures are developed.

  • What are the fines for overdue books?top
    • Taylor Books - $0.50 per day
    • NEOS Books - $1.00 per day
    • Reserve Items - $1.00 per hour/day (depending on loan period)

 

  • There are so many books here! How do I know where to look for what I want? top

  •  
  • My Syllabus says I need journal articles. How do I get those? top
    • There are many Databases and instructions on how to request articles available to you via the Reference Page.

  •  
  • I’m not a Taylor Student but I would like to check out some books. Can I still do that? top
    • We'll be able to answer this once new policies and procedures are developed.

  •  
  • I graduated from Taylor, can I still check out books? top
    • We'll be able to answer this once new policies and procedures are developed.

Schalm Memorial Library Hours of Operation

 


 

Effective June 1st:

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 

You can read more about the changes taking place at the Schalm Memorial Library by reading this article on cheap cialis online online the partnership with Vanguard College.