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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.

Database Trial: Government, Politics and Law (HeinOnline)

Jan 9, 2018

This trial subscription, which runs until June 4, 2018, includes Religion and the Law, as well as several other subcollections.

January term runs through January 17

Jan 8, 2018

To support the needs of students in January term classes, the Library will remain open 8am-9pm on Monday, January 15. All other Seminary offices* will be closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The January term runs through Wednesday, January 17, 2018. (Extended due to an earlier snow closure.)

*Note: Both Special Collections and the Brick Café will be closed on January 15.

Library closed December 22–January 1

Dec 20, 2017

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and peace and joy in the New Year! The Library will close at 6pm Thursday, December 21 and reopen on January 2, 2018. 

Have a happy and healthy holiday season!

Wishing you a Merry Christmas! from all of us at the Princeton Theological Seminary Library

Book Recommendations from New Faculty

Dec 14, 2017

Delayed opening, Thursday, 12/14

Dec 14, 2017

Due to snow conditions, opening of Seminary offices and the library will be delayed this morning until 10 a.m.  Please take care as you move about the campus today.

Reading week, final exams and the library

Dec 7, 2017

Interlibrary Loan Service Suspended

Interlibrary loan service will be suspended December 9, 2017 through January 1, 2018. The interlibrary loan request form will be taken down temporarily Friday afternoon, December 8 and will remain unavailable until January 2.

Extended Hours

The library will be open extended hours December 13-21. Some of those hours will be swipe card access only. Details are posted on the library hours page.

Advent and Christmas Suggested Reading

Dec 1, 2017

Welcome in the Advent season with these books, now on display in the library: