Franciscan School of Theology


The Franciscan Resource Center is the library for FST. It is located is located adjacent to the Sacred Garden in the Mission quad and is open Monday- Friday from 10am to 6pm.

Currently, our Library is a non-circulating reference only collection with a particular focus on Franciscan thought and history.  The use of the library is limited to students and faculty of FST.

Members of FST have full use of Copley Library at the University of San Diego.  Items housed at Copley Library may be requested and checked out through the library at FST or in person at Copley library on the USD campus.  Electronic resources are available through USD’s databases and journal subscriptions.  Access to material housed at regional libraries is available through the Circuit, a consortium of libraries in the greater Southern California area.  Interlibrary loan services are also available.

FST Research Guide for Theological Study
USD Copley Library
Interlibrary Loan
San Diego Circuit Member Libraries


Monday – Friday, 10am-6pm

FST summer library hours are 10am to 2pm Monday – Thursday, or by appointment.  Please contact the FST librarian, Carl Adkins, for assistance.


Carl Adkins
760-547-1800 ext 231

Franciscan Resource Center
Franciscan School of Theology
4050 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92057