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Library Services: Online

Your LBC ID is your library card

Your LBC ID card is also your library card! Use it to borrow booksrenew an item onlinemake requests for LBC resources at additional locations, or to make interlibrary loan requests

Things to Remember:

  • Materials can be returned to the circulation desk at each location. In Lancaster, items may also be returned using the book drop.

  • Patrons are financially responsible for lost or damaged materials

Access library resources from off-campus

As a student, you have off campus access to Library Resources like databases, e-books, and journals. Log in using your LBC username and password. (same credentials as if you were signing into LBC email) No sure what your LBC credentials are? Click Here to go to the LBC Help Desk Portal and Choose "password lookup".


Finding library resources

LBC OneSearch  is the main search box on the library homepage. You can use it to find books, articles, and more.  

Go here to learn all about using OneSearch.

For more in-depth article searching, select a specialized database in your area of study using the Databases lists. 

Our Research Guides are a great place to start your search.  Guides are laid out based on your subject area.

If you need help finding resources come to the Research Help Desk on the main level of the TLC.

Get items not available at your Location

 Additional Location Loan (ALLL)  is a FREE service that allows you to request items from All LBC Locations. Find out More

Inter Library Loan is a FREE service that allows you to request items LBC does not own. Find out More

When Requesting as an Online Student: Please Choose "Home Address" &  in the "Comments Section" indicate the address you would like the materials shipped

Find your space

Each location is equipped with Study Space. If you do visit a location we suggest checking hours by location and click on specific locations below and find out more.

Lancaster (TLC) click on "study rooms"

Greenbelt (TLC II) click on "about the Teague Learning Commons II"

Memphis click on "about the library"

Philadelphia click on "about the library"


Get connected to LBC wireless

If you do decide to visit us at any Lancaster Bible location, connect any device to WiFi using your LBC login username and password.  For further assistance visit the Information Systems team

To run WiFi certification on Lancaster Campus CLICK HERE


Computers, Printing & Coping

If you decide to visit us at the any of our locations, use your LBC Login to sign in to computers. Problems logging in? Visit the Help desk page or the password look up on the student portal

Printing and photocopying at our Locations:

Lancaster                     Philadelphia 

Greenbelt                     Memphis


Renew your books online

To renew an item online, go to My Library Account on the library website and login using your last name and library barcode number (listed on back of your LBC ID card). 

Books may be borrowed from any location. As an Online Student borrowing privileges may differ depending on degree

Complete Borrowing Policy Lancaster

Complete Borrowing Policy All other Locations

Course Reserves

Professors may place items on the library reserve shelves so that all students in that course will have some access to them. These resources are listed in the library catalog as reserved for the students in the specific course. As an Online Student, reserve materials may be able to be sent directly to you.

To Check Current Reserves Click Here

Electronic Reserves will include a link for direct online access. 

We're here to help! Ask us!

Ask a Librarian - If you have questions or need help, contact us through Live Chat, Ask at the Research Help desk, our staff will be able to point you in the right direction.

Phone 717.560.8250 / Email (Lancaster) 


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