For a selection of New Books in the library click here

The ATL have a number of collections available for your study needs.

  • High Demand (7 day loans) – items that are required for current courses
  • Main Collection – 28 day loans
  • Compactus – Journals, Call numbers between 0-199  and 300 to 999, older pre 1960’s books and the Distance, Hymn and Bible collections
  • Children’s Collection – Resources for children with a focus on ministry with children
  • Theology Reference – Encyclopedia, dictionaries, etc


Books – the ATL catalogue is integrated with the Flinders University Library catalogue.

  • To search for items, click on FindIt@Flinders.
  • To find books only held in the ATL Library, select Adelaide Theological Library on the right hand side to limit your results.

eBooks – The ATL subscribes to two eBook collections. Books are easy to find and download for offline use.

To access electronic resources you will be required to ‘authenticate’ using

  • your ACD student number (eg ACD12345) and leave the password blank
  • or for Flinders students, your FAN and password

For more information on how to best use the services of the ATL please watch the brief video below, ATL Library Orientation session