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It is my pleasure to welcome you to The Ora Byram Allison Memorial Library at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary!


My role as Director of Library Services is to ensure that our patrons and their families always receive the best library services possible from our professional, resourceful and helpful staff. We strive to make every encounter a pleasant and rewarding experience and continue to expand our services, programs and other resources to meet the needs of our community.


  • We have 12 computers available for your use
  • Guests with laptops have access to the Internet through our free wireless connection
  • The library catalog can be accessed at home on your computer via the Internet


We hope that every contact you have with one of our staff members, every visit to our library, and every resource you use will bring you value and entertainment.


Terrence Neal Brown

Director of Library Services



Adult, Teen, & Children Sections

The library has many great resources to offer to you and your family.  For children and teens, we have award winning books as well as popular book series such as Left Behind, Mandie, & The Bloodhound Gang.


For older teens and adults, we have Christian Fiction & Christian Mysteries by many of today’s best-selling authors such as Karen Kingsbury, Irene Hannon, & Colleen Coble. We also have a large selection of classical literature, devotional materials, and bible study books & videos. In addition we offer biographical materials on many Christian leaders and missionaries.


Don’t forget to check out our growing Christian based & wholesome videos and DVD’s for the family!


To discover what the Library has recently added to its collection, check out the New Title’s List.



Basic Library Policies

  • All CIRCULATING books, videos, & audios have a two (2) week circulation period.
  • Overdue fines are .20 per book per day.
  • Drinks with lids or caps are allowed; however, NO FOOD is allowed in the library.
  • Cell phones are to remain on SILENT or VIBRATE.  If you must take a call, please do so in the CARPETED areas of the library entrance hall.
  • Please keep conversation to a minimum; after all, this is a library!


Visitor Policy

  • You are allowed to check out three (3) items for a two (2) week period.
  • You do not need to bring your books back in to recheck them, just call or send us an e-mail.
  • Books that become overdue will be charged a fine of .20 per day per book.  If items are lost or damaged, there is a $30.00 processing charge plus the cost of the item.  If the item is no longer available for replacement, the Library Director will determine the value of the item.


Library Card Application

Come in and apply today!  As long as you are the spouse or child of a CURRENT Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary Student, you qualify for library privileges!  See a member of library staff for any questions.


Your Child and the Library

The Ora Byram Allison Memorial Library encourages children of all ages to visit the library with their parents to take advantage of the resources available for them to meet their informational, recreational, and educational needs. It is the responsibility of parents to insure the appropriate behavior of their children in the library. Library Staff is not responsible for the supervision of children left unattended by their parents.

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Sonis Web
New or prospective student?  Sign-up here for access to application information, grades, and account billing status.


Career Center

Alumni may register here to have their resume loaded into our career center.  Allow us to connect you with churches looking for qualified personnel.


Witness One:Seven Report
New Students may sign-up for access to the Witness One:Seven site here.



Sonis Web
Students, Faculty, staff may access their SONIS web account here.  Please enter your SONIS ID and password/pin number for access.


Career Center
here to access your resume and make changes.


Witness One:Seven Report
Students may update their Witness One:Seven information here.


Student Email
Sign-in here to access your student email account. Your Office 365 account name is [Student_ID] (e.g. Your password is your MABTS assigned PIN.


PhD Form
Click here to access the PhD form.