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Non-Violence Workshop, 1962

Aug 7, 2020

For this #DigitalFridays spotlight comes a series of public lectures given in 1962 at Princeton Theological Seminary as part of a non-violence workshop.

  • Non-Violence as a Means of Ending Racial Segregation
  • A Dilemma in the Non-Violent Movement
  • Non-Violence and National Defense
  • The Theological and Philosophical Basis of Non-Violence

These recordings, from the Princeton Theological Seminary Media Archive, may be found in the Theological Commons digital library at the link below, as well as in the Research Guides and Summon.

Speakers include:

  • James Farmer
  • Bradford Lyttle
  • William Stuart Nelson
  • James Peck
  • Glenn E. Smiley

Three of the four lectures have searchable transcripts in addition to the audio recording.

Library Catalog Migration Project

Jun 16, 2020

The library is in the process of migrating its library catalog from Ex Libris Voyager (in use since 1999) to Ex Libris/Innovative Sierra.

We will continue to deliver essential library services with this new catalog, and look forward to providing you with some important new features.

Celebrate Pride Month

Jun 1, 2020

Explore select reading, including e-books, about gender, identity, queer theology and more for LGBTQ+ Pride Month from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library's collection.

Let us know if you have suggestions of titles to add to this list and/or the library's collection!

New Faculty Book: ​Delighted

May 19, 2020

Delighted: what teenagers are teaching the church about joy by Prof. Kenda Creasy Dean, Wesley W. Ellis, Justin Forbes, and Abigail Visco Rusert is now available to authorized users in e-book form.

Call Number: Online
eISBN: 9781467458313
Publication Date: 2020-04-28

"Delighted is the first book to emerge from the Yale Center for Faith and Culture's Adolescent Faith and Flourishing project, offering a sustained reflection on joy's practical importance for youth ministry. With reflection questions offered at the end of each chapter, Delighted is easy for youth ministers, volunteers, and pastors to pick up and use immediately--tapping into young people's instinctive desire for joy for the entire church, as well as for ministry with teenagers."

New Faculty Book: ​Philippians

May 18, 2020

Prof. George Hunsinger's new book, Philippians (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible), is now available to authorized users in e-book form.

Call Number: Online
eISBN: 9781493420001
Publication Date: 2020-03-17

"In this volume, a leading theologian known for his expertise on Barth offers a theological reading of Philippians. George Hunsinger draws on patristic and medieval theology and on Calvin, Edwards, Barth, and Torrance as he explores what the biblical text means for ecclesial interpretation today."

Lean Library

May 4, 2020

Encounter and access the same scholarly material purchased for you by the Princeton Theological Seminary Library in new and more convenient ways with Lean Library's browser extension.

Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May 1, 2020

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Explore lectures and conferences recorded at Princeton Theological Seminary, select reading and more in this online guide.

Upcoming Sources Chrétiennes Online Webinar

Apr 8, 2020

Want to learn more about one of our most recently purchased databases, Sources Chrétiennes Online?

Content provider, Brepols, is offering a webinar next week!

Before Tuesday, April 14, contact us, so we can share with you the registration email address for the free webinar, which is scheduled for 11am Eastern on Wed 4/15.

Using Electronic Resources

Apr 6, 2020

Here are a few quick notes to start your week:

  • There's a new research guide all about using electronic (online) resources.
  • Lean Library's Library Access browser extension provides quick and simple access to library-purchased online content.
  • Online resources, including e-books and e-journals, continue to be available in Summon.

Spotlight on Temporarily Free Content

Apr 1, 2020

In addition to all the purchased content, we want to spotlight some of the things that are suddenly free to all from content providers.

Find more freely available resources by following the link below.

Authorized users, of course, may continue to access purchased resources as well. Follow the Databases A-Z link below for those.

Project MUSE Scholarly Content

"In response to the challenges created by the global public health crisis of COVID-19, Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free..." Learn more

Internet Archive National Emergency Library

The Internet Archive has suspended "waitlists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in our lending library by creating a National Emergency Library to serve the nation’s displaced learners. This suspension will run through June 30, 2020, or the end of the US national emergency, whichever is later, to meet students’ and readers’ needs while schools and libraries are closed at global scale." Learn more

Visiting the Virtual Library

Even though the building is closed and we find ourselves physically apart, the virtual library remains open. We're here for you!