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Alum Accounts

Alum Library Patron Questions

Who is eligible?

All alumni with degrees from Meadville Lombard Theological School. 

What resources do alumni have access to?

Alums have access to library staff support, the Wiggin Library, Atlas Religion Database for Alums, JSTOR- Religion and Theology, a curated list of free digital resources, and, when on campus, additional digital resources. Alums can borrow up to 5 books at a time from the Wiggin Library. Books circulate for 4 weeks, with the option to renew up to 4 months. Access to Archives and Special Collections does not require library privileges. 

How long does an account last?

Indefinitely. 

How to Create an Alum Account

If you graduated after 2022, you already have a working alum account. You can login to all library resources with your existing Populi account through the Alum and Community Patron Home Page

If you graduated before 2022, Complete this form and within 1 business day, you will receive an email confirming you Library Account is active and working.

If you have any questions, please email library@meadville.edu. 

Community Accounts

Community Library Patron Questions

Who is eligible?

Community patrons are all users who want to use Meadville Lombard resources but are not students, faculty/staff, or alums. 

What resources do community patrons have access to?

Community patrons have access to library staff support, the Wiggin Library , a curated list of free digital resources, and, when on campus, digital resources. Community members can check out 3 books out at a time from the Wigging Library. Books circulate for 4 weeks each, with the option to renewal up to 4 months. Access to Archives and Special Collections does not require library privileges. 

How long does an account last?

Three years and can be renewed. 

How to Create a Community Patron Account

Complete this formWithin 1 business day, you will receive an email confirming you Library Account is active and working. 

If you have any questions, please email library@meadville.edu. 

Meadville Lombard Wiggin Library
180 N. Wabash Ave.
Suite 625 
Chicago, IL 60601


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