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Black History Month: Featured Databases

Feb 22, 2017

'Oxford African American Studies Center' and 'Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law'

The Oxford African American Studies Center includes more than 8,000 articles on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. Among the Oxford reference sources included are Black Women in America, The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature, Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895, and Africana. Subjects include arts, leisure, business, economics, education, politics, history, religion, science, and medicine. This resource also includes primary sources, images, maps, charts, tables, and thematic timelines.

The HeinOnline collection Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.

Database Trial: Luther's Works

Feb 3, 2017

"The 55-volume set of Luther’s Works, a monumental translation project published jointly by Fortress Press and Concordia Publishing House in 1957, is singular in its value to church historians, Luther scholars, and Christians. The Works of Martin Luther will provide the reader with a Luther resource unrivaled in accessibility and convenience. Luther’s Works in digital format is indispensable for studies of Luther and invaluable to theologians. As with all Past Masters titles, The Works of Martin Luther titles reproduce definitive print editions in highest quality electronic form. All of the print apparatus is included and is fully searchable. Full-text searching may be made within any single volume, across an entire collection, or across all titles."

This is the electronic version of the red hardback Luther's Works (Volumes 1-55) in the library's print collection.

Trial runs through March 4, 2017.

Black History Month: Selected Reading

Feb 1, 2017

How to Navigate Blackboard at PTS: A Workshop for Students

Jan 31, 2017

This semester's slate of Academic Technology Workshops kicks off with a session about Blackboard for PTS students.

How to Navigate Blackboard at PTS: A Workshop for Students

2:30-3:00 PM on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Library Training Room, 3rd Floor, North Wing

Preview Vacation Bible School (VBS) 2017 Curricula

Jan 23, 2017

Walk-ins are welcome. Call 609-497-7915 or email Sarita with questions.

Database Trial: ON Scripture

Jan 17, 2017

ON Scripture is a weekly lectionary-based video resource focusing on social issues like Economic Justice, Environmental Justice, Civil Rights, Immigration, Violence, and Health Care. These videos are accompanied by a short lesson, Bible study questions, and further suggested reading.

You can stream the videos for free anytime. To download videos at no cost during the trial period, please contact Jeremy Wallace.

Trial ends February 15, 2017

The Numismatic Luther: The Frederick J. and Joyce Schumacher Collection.

Jan 12, 2017

Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

A special exhibit in honor of the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, "The Numismatic Luther" is physically on display in Special Collections (North Wing Room 2173) and open to the public during Special Collections hours through December 2017.

It has also been made into a digital exhibit: The Numismatic Luther: The Frederick J. and Joyce Schumacher Collection..

This outstanding collection of Luther-related medals and coins has been put together by Frederick J. Schumacher (Class of 1978) over much of a lifetime and represents Luther commemoration over many centuries. "More different medals and coins have been struck relating to Luther and his life and teachings than any other single person in history," writes Rev. Schumacher in an article he published about his collection.

New database

Jan 9, 2017

Hermeneia: A Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible

The Hermeneia commentary series seeks to offer authoritative interpretation of the earliest texts of the biblical books and other literature closely related to the Bible. Hermeneia is designed for the serious student of the Bible. It makes full use of ancient Semitic and classical languages; at the same time, English translations of all comparative materials—Greek, Latin, Canaanite, or Akkadian—are supplied alongside the citation of the source in its original language. The aim is to provide the scholar with full critical discussion of each problem of interpretation and with the primary data upon which the discussion is based. Download/print chapters and search within the books.

New Book Tuesday

Jan 4, 2017

Each week, reference librarian Kate Skrebutenas recommends a new book from the shelves of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library. You can find these and other recommended titles here: This week's #NewBookTues pick is:

Private practice : a guide for clergy considering a counseling career

by John H. Morgan

Call Number: BV4012.2 .M67 2016

Series: The GTF monograph series

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

Dec 22, 2016

Wishing you a merry Christmas! From all of us at the Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

The library will reopen on January 2, 2017. See you in the new year!