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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.

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