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Bible College Section

The Bible College Section (BCS) promotes the interest of libraries in Bible colleges. The section meets at every ACL Annual Conference. All Bible college librarians are encouraged to attend these meetings. The BCS maintains close relations with the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).

Library Guidelines

Library Guidelines for ABHE Colleges and Universities

The Library Guidelines for ABHE Colleges and Universities can help an institution's library produce a library program of good quality and receive institutional or programmatic accreditation with the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). A library can be evaluated based upon the behavior that is described at each performance level of the guidelines. The Guidelines endeavor to present the factors contributing to the sufficiency of a library's collection, services, information literacy instruction, staff, collaboration, facility, and funding to achieve the library's mission and goals for the purpose of supporting and enhancing its students' research and learning.

The Guidelines are copyrighted and intended to be used only as a resource for members of either ACL or ABHE. Members may print a copy at no cost via the associations' websites.

Additional Resources:

BCS Meeting

June 14, 2016 - BCS Annual Meeting Minutes

June 9, 2015 - BCS Annual Meeting Minutes


Meet Our Team...

Pradeep Das, Chair
Beulah Heights University

Jim Mancuso, Vice Chair
Northeastern Bible College

Carol Reid, Secretary

Deborah McConkey, Mentoring Coordinator
Horizon College & Seminary

Dale Solberg, Member-at-Large
EPIC Bible College & Graduate School

Tiffany Hudson, LibGuide Coordinator
Southwestern Assemblies of God University