St. Mary's Seminary & University

Library Resources


This option will search multiple databases as well as our catalog in a single search, while  allowing limiters and filters to be applied as you search.

EBSCO Discovery service.

 For a video tutorial please see the EDS Quick Start Guide Here. 


The SMSU online catalog provides access to the collections housed on site.  This will include our general collection, reference collection, Raymond Brown collection, the John Paul II collection and reserves.  Items include books, audio-visual materials, and print journal holdings.  WorldCat searches libraries around the world, and enables you to discover other libraries nearby that may carry the title you are seeking.


Knott Library subscribes to a collection of databases that are particularly relevant for studies in theology and philosophy, as well as additional general subject sites for supplemental sources.


This page provides links to online reference sources such as the Gale Virtual Reference Library and the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online.

Publication Finder

Locate titles of journals that are available in full text through various databases as well as links to Knott Library’s print holdings.


Registered patrons will be able to browse and read online or download from our list of E-Books.  Our subscription service gives us access to thousands of titles of religious and academic texts including subjects such as philosophy, ethics, history of religions, Christianity, Judaism, religious texts, and more.

Additional Resources

Links to free open access resources. Some are temporary for special access during the COVID19 pandemic.