Early Closure July 24

July 22, 2019

The Allison Library will close early at 6 pm on Wednesday, July 24.

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Inter-term and Summer Hours

June 5, 2019

With Regent's Spring session coming to a close, here are the inter-term and summer hours of the John Richard Allison Library:


June 8 - June 23

Monday - Thursday          8 am - 6 pm

Friday                              ...

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Inter-term and Spring Hours

April 26, 2019

Another semester is coming to a close and that means the Allison Library's hours of operation will be changing. Please note our hours from now until June 7 (including Spring term):

April 26 (Friday)                        ...

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Puritan Conference Photo Album

March 12, 2019

We've just uploaded an album of photos from our 2018 conference on the Puritans, "Uncommon Devotion: Reflections on Puritan Texts"! Click here to see it. In order to flip through the photos, hover your mouse over the first photo and click the rig...

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International Women's Day Displays

March 8, 2019

In celebration of International Women's Day we've set up two new displays in the foyer: one on rare Puritan books that have evidence of female ownership, and the other on books written about or by women in history found in the main stacks. Fee...

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Evidence of Female Ownership in Regent's Rare Books

February 19, 2019

One exciting thing you can discover in our rare book collections is evidence of female ownership. Check out our blog post about female signatures found in our copy of Richard Sibbes' Glance of Heaven featured on earlymodernfemalebookownership....

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Closed for Family Day

February 15, 2019

The Allison Library will be closed for Family Day on February 18, 2019.

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Closed for Snow Day - Updated at 1:21 pm

February 12, 2019

The Allison Library will be closed all day on February 12, 2019 due to snow.

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New Rare Book Display on Illustrations

January 31, 2019

Our new display on illustrations is now up in the library foyer! Unlike many new editions of old books, these early editions include illustrations on their title pages and frontispieces that show something about the time in which they were made. ...

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Rare Book Display on John Owen

January 23, 2019

Our rare book display on John Owen has been up in the library foyer for a couple months, so it's almost ready to put these fragile books back in the temperature-controlled rare books room. Don't forget to stop by and take a peek at these treasur...

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