Current Webster University and Eden Theological Seminary students, faculty, staff, alumni, and retired staff may borrow items from the library. You use your Webster University issued photo identification card (which you must use to enter the building) as your library card.
Books owned by the Webster-Eden library system: Students and Staff -- 9 weeks; Faculty -- 1 semester
MOBIUS books: 4 weeks
Materials on reserve: please see In-house reserves page for information.
Audio-visual materials: 7 days
LP records and slides: 14 days
Laptops / Tablets: Current Webster students may check out laptops for two weeks with an option of renewal if not needed by others. Library staff cannot troubleshoot problems, but will exchange if items are available.
Items placed on hold, either from Webster University Library's collection, Mobius, or other interlibary loan materials in print, will be placed on the shelf inside the Edgar Rd. entrance. It will be labelled with a code containing portions of the user's first name, last name, and 7-digit Webster ID. This portion of the library is available 24/7 with a valid Webster ID card.
Reference books, periodicals, indexes, archival materials, and rare books do not circulate.
Webster University Library no longer has late fees!
Webster/Eden owned materials and Interlibrary Loan books: replacement costs and a $10 processing fee
MOBIUS books: $120 per book
You can pay your fines with a credit card using this link: https://commerce.cashnet.com/webulibrary.
You can also pay with a check at our Level 1 Circulation Desk.
Automatic renewals are in place when available. You may request renewals by phone, in person at the Level 1 Circulation Desk, or online by viewing your library account via the My Library Account link which appears in the library catalog and at the top of each page of the library's website.
Interlibrary Loan is the library service through which current students, faculty and staff from either Webster University or Eden Theological Seminary may request research materials which are not available from either the Webster-Eden Library system or another MOBIUS library.
If we are unable to fill your request we will notify you via the e-mail you used when you first logged into your Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery account (ILLiad). You may also log into your ILL/DocDel account (ILLiad) at any time in order to check on the status of your request(s).
All costs of ILL are subsidized by the Webster-Eden Library System so it's free for eligible patrons!