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A guide to research for students of the Franciscan School of Theology and advanced students of religion and theology at the University of San Diego.


Welcome to the Theology and Religious Studies guide! Here you will find resources to assist you with your research in Theology and Religion at the Franciscan School of Theology. 

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Access to the FST Library collection

Currently, our collection is housed in Oceanside. To check out books from this location email the librarian at The collection is closed to the public currently due to COVID-19 but material can be checked out by prior arrangement. Books from this collection presently are not delivered to the USD campus. 

How to contact your librarian:

Carl Adkins


Reach my virtual office here

Please e-mail for a research appointment by Zoom, phone or email. You may also reach during my office hours on Monday from 12:30 to 2 PM 

How to get your course reserves electronically

Most of your course reserves will be available through Blackboard. However, if there is a particular chapter or article you need for your course, please contact your librarian at We will do our best to accommodate. 

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