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Library Catalogs 2017-03-30T09:42:02+00:00

Library Catalogs

When you search Shoen Library and beyond, you’ll have access to many of Shoen Library’s resources including books, ebooks,
and articles from EBSCOhost databases. Use the Advanced Search option to customize your search! Optimize your experience by signing in!

Included in the search results are materials from the Summit libraries, and you may request materials. Use the WorldCat search scope to broaden your search.

Summit Borrowing

When searching the Shoen Library catalog you will also be searching the Summit catalog, which is the shared library catalog of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, an organization of 37 academic libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

When you log into your Shoen Library account you will be able to order Summit books and other items. The status of your Summit requests will display in your library account, and all materials that you have currently checked out will display in your Shoen Library Account.

Visiting Summit Libraries

When visiting other Summit libraries, you will be able to check out materials according to the policies in place at the host library. You will need to provide your Marylhurst ID and confirm your status with Marylhurst University by logging into your Shoen Library account at the library. Upon confirming your status, you will be added into the host library’s system.

Likewise, patrons of Summit member libraries may borrow Shoen Library materials. You’ll need to present your library card and verify current registration with a participating member institution.

Summit patrons may also return their materials at Shoen Library.

Borrowing Privileges

Marylhurst students, faculty and staff may borrow Summit materials. Books may be checked out for 42 days (six weeks).

Material Type Loan Period Renewals Fines
Summit Books 42 days None $.50 / day
Summit A/V 6 days None $.50 / day


The Libraries Worldwide option in Search Shoen Library and beyond is the WorldCat database. It contains the holdings of thousands of libraries.

There is an alternate search interface called WorldCat Classic. However, it is only available to current Marylhurst students, faculty and staff.

New Materials

New items are continually added to the Shoen Library collection.

You can browse recent additions via WorldCat.

Answerland - 24/7 Online Library Help

Online Library research assistance is available 24/7 through Answerland.

Shoen Library Reference Desk
Phone 503.534.7040