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Black History Month: Family Legacies

Feb 20, 2018

Princeton Theological Seminary students are sharing some of their families' stories with photos and artifacts during Black History Month. (Sponsored by the Association of Black Seminarians)

glass display cases with photos and artifacts inside

New faculty book: George Hunsinger's Karl Barth, the Jews and Judaism

Feb 14, 2018

George Hunsinger’s newest edited volume, Karl Barth, the Jews, and Judaism, has been added to the collection. It contains articles by Victoria J. Barnett and Ellen Charry, among others.

A copy will be placed in the New Faculty Books display near the entrance to the library when it arrives.

Lent, Holy Week and Easter

Feb 14, 2018

Lenten devotionals from Princeton Theological Seminary and other selected reading for the season.  

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, which in 2018 falls on February 14. The Princeton Theological Seminary Library will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018 (Good Friday) and Sunday, April 1, 2018 (Easter).

Scheduled system maintenance for e-journal services, Feb. 16

Feb 8, 2018

An upcoming ExLibris, a ProQuest Company, maintenance window will begin at 8pm EST on Friday, February 16 and end by 11pm EST. The Online Journal Portal and some links from Summon will experience some unavailability and intermittency during this time. 

New York Times and the Washington Post

Feb 5, 2018

Here's the scoop: The Washington Post is discontinuing its complimentary access for students and faculty and is instead offering a subscription to individuals at a fifty percent discount. No institutional subscription is possible. Our subscription to NY Times remains active.

Black History Month 2018

Feb 1, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary, research databases, selected reading from the library collection are gathered together in this guide.

Upcoming change to alumni access to Ministry Matters

Feb 1, 2018

As it has become prohibitively expensive to continue to provide alumni access to Ministry Matters, alumni remote access to the subscription portion of this resource will end February 12, 2018. The free portions will continue to be available: Freely Available Online Resources - Preaching

Alumni who wish to access the subscription portion of the site after February 12 may do so from within the library building. All library subscriptions are available to users who are working inside the library building.

Director of Digital Initiatives visits India to initiate digital collaboration

Jan 24, 2018

The Library’s Director of Digital Initiatives, Greg Murray, recently traveled to Kolkata, India to initiate a digital collaboration with the William Carey Library at Serampore College (pictured). 

That library’s unique, at-risk archival materials, including early 19th century Bible translations in Sanskrit and numerous other Indian languages, will undergo digitization beginning in Fall 2018.

William Carey Library at Serampore College​, Kolkata, India, January 2, 2018 (photo by Greg Murray)

New edition: World Christianity as Public Religion

Jan 17, 2018

A new edition of World Christianity as Public Religion, edited by Raimundo C. Barreto Jr., Ronaldo Cavalcante and Wanderley Pereira da Rosa has been released by Fortress Press and added to the Library's collection.

The book was released in a bilingual edition in 2016, but the series was acquired, republished, and translated by Fortress Press in this new 2017 edition. 

The forward is written by James Kay, the book contains articles by Luis N. Rivera-Pagán, Yvette Joy Harris-Smith, and Afe Adogame; and the work is dedicated to Donald M. Vorp, James Lenox Librarian (2012-2016).

New faculty book: Afe Adogame's Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity

Jan 9, 2018

Afe Adogame’s edited volume, Global perspectives on sports and Christianity is now available at the library as both an e- and print book.