Library Services

Prairie’s T. S. Rendall Library owns and provides access to a variety of materials for our students and community. Resources in Bible, theology, missions, and related areas are central to our collection, and include both historical and current works. The remainder of the collection is comprised of resources covering a broad range of subjects. Our staff will make every effort to assist you in finding and using what you need. Prairie Distance Education students are encouraged to e-mail us with requests for needed resource materials.

Library Resources

T.S. Rendall Library holdings include books, periodicals, music scores, sound recordings, videos, and documents on microfiche.

Search Catalogue

Search online databases (on campus access)

Search online databases (off campus access)

To access the above listed full-text databases from off-campus, you will need to have a current library account at TS Rendall Library (have your library card barcode to log in) and a PIN number.

Search Databases

Buy Textbooks

Textbooks can be purchased at the TSR Library at the beginning of each semester.

Fall 2016 Textbooks

Winter 2017 Textbooks

Request Exam Invigilation

T.S. Rendall Library offers exam invigilation services to external students. The student is responsible for making arrangements with the Library as outlined here.

  • The student assumes all responsibility for making arrangements for the examination by contacting T.S. Rendall Library.

Email: bill.nyman@prairie.edu or veronica.lewis@prairie.edu
Phone: 403-443-5511 ext. 3347 or ext. 3343

  • The student must ensure that the date and time proposed are acceptable with the Library, generally from Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to contact his/her university to confirm the Library as an approved invigilation site.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that any forms required for the invigilator are received. This may mean getting a copy and hand-delivering it.
  • T.S. Rendall Library accommodates online exams.

Fees & Payment

There is a $25.00 administration fee for each exam written at the library. Payment by debit, credit, or cheque must be received prior to writing the exam.

For academic support in research, writing, and finding sources, see Student Success.

Library Hours

 
September - Mid April Mid-April to August

Monday to Thursday: 8AM - 10PM
Friday: 8AM - 7PM
Saturday: Noon - 8:30PM
Sunday: Closed

Monday to Friday: 9AM - 5PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Special hours may be in effect during holidays and campus events. Contact us for more information.

Contact the Library

Library Staff:

Phone: (403) 443-5511 ext. 3347

Fax: (403) 443-5540 (include Attention: T.S. Rendall Library)

Email: library@prairie.edu

Location: 1st floor of Founders Hall, on Prairie campus

Mailing address:

T. S. Rendall Library
Prairie Bible Institute
Box 4000
Three Hills, AB
T0M 2N0