McCartney Library
Geneva College

McCartney Library

Inspiring Christian Learning

McCartney Library
Stained Glass

McCartney Library serves the Geneva College community by providing information and research assistance to students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.

Its resources and collections include over 400,000 items, plus a growing array of electronic databases and books accessible 24/7 online.  More materials are available from a worldwide network of libraries.  Librarians provide research help to navigate these sources by individual guidance and group instruction.

The collegiate gothic building features two stained-glass windows inspired by the preaching of Dr. Clarence Edward Macartney.  Group and individual study areas are equipped with wifi.  McCartney Library is where the Geneva College community accesses ideas of the past and present as they seek wisdom for faithfully and fruitfully serving God and neighbor.


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Our purpose is to provide a safe, stimulating environment for students to grow in the ability to write and think critically, and by doing so, fully engage in the education here at Geneva College.

Remote writing consultations can be booked via the Writing Center web pages.
In-person, safely-distanced drop-in hours are available in McCartney Library.

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Gerstner Collection

Geneva is honored to house renowned theologian, Dr. John H. Gerstner's, personal collection of writings, notes, and various resources, donated by his family.

Macartney Collection

The collection is comprised primarily of the personal library and papers of Clarence Edward Macartney, a prominent American preacher and church leader.

Covenanter Collection

Included in the Collection are works about Covenanter theology and history, the RPCNA, and some of the denomination’s individual congregations.

Geneva Authors Collection

The Geneva Author collection is comprised of works written by College faculty, staff, alumni and students.