• 1970 -- Christian Heritage College Library established by Mrs. Henry Morris.
  • 1974-1980 -- Dr. Arnold Ehlert served as library director ; The college applied for WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) candidacy.
  • 1980-1991 -- Mrs. Margaret Hills served as director ; the library becomes a member of OCLC (electronic resource sharing cataloging and interlibrary loan utility).
  • 1981 -- The library started cataloging its materials on OCLC.
  • 1991-1999 -- Ms. Mona Hsu served as library director ; instrumental in meeting all library accreditation requirements set by WASC.
  • 1999 -- Ms. Ruth Martin joined the library as Director of Library Services.
  • 1999 -- 5 research databases offered via the library website.
  • 2000 -- Joined the State-wide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC).
  • 2000 -- San Diego Christian College and Southern California Seminary (formerly Southern California Bible College & Seminary) merged their library operations
  • 2001 -- Retrospective conversion of the library catalog cards to electronic records ; 18 research databases available ; 24 public library computers were replaced, and a small library computer lab (the Cayot Room) for teaching information literacy skills to students was added.
  • 2002 -- The online circulation system was phased in along with remote access to the library catalog & the card catalog cabinets removed from the library.
  • 2003 –- Acquired periodicals management software, Serials Manager
  • 2004 –- Provided linking feature to all databases that offer full-text via Serials Solutions
  • 2005 -- Joined the Christian Library Consortium for resource sharing among other member institutions.
  • 2006 -- All library records to Online Library Computer Center (OCLC) to reload into WorldCat database (for cataloging and interlibrary loan services), migrated to a web-based integrated library catalog, and updated student authentication protocols for remote access to the databases.
  • 2007 -- Increased electronic resources for e-books (45,000) and e-journal databases from 8 databases in 1999 to over 60 databases in 2007 (all remotely accessible 24/7 via the library web site).
  • 2008 –- Grant money received to increase electrical outlets for laptop use and increased public workstations from 24 to 32; subscribed to 64 research databases
  • 2009 –- Awarded $15,000 from foundation to purchase access to online resources; library provides access to over 55,000 ebooks; access to over 11,000 online and print journals
  • 2010 -- Over 80 web accessible research databases available with the purchase of nearly 2,000 eBooks as well as the ATLA Historical Monograph Collection Series 1 and 2 with 30,000 online titles from the 13 century through 1923.
  • 2011 -- Agreement with OCLC to be an early adopter for the Web-scalable Management System to replace the current library catalog