Getting Started with Summon
A brief introduction to basic searching in Summon, a library search engine that includes records for books, articles, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations, videos, music, images, manuscripts, maps, and more.
Running time: 00:02:39
Summon Searching: Beyond the Basics
A brief introduction to advanced searching in Summon, a library search engine that includes records for books, articles, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations, videos, music, images, manuscripts, maps, and more.
Running time: 00:02:18
Discovering Special Collections Using Summon
Another example of Summon's Advanced Search option.
Running time: 00:00:52
Building the Theological Commons
A brief presentation about the Princeton Theological Seminary Library's flagship digital project. "[T]he Theological Commons represents a blending of the aims and methods of mass digitization with the informed curation and accurate resource description that are the hallmarks of librarianship...[working] to achieve a balance that maximizes the reach and usefulness of these digital resources for research and ministry."
Running time: 00:21:00
Access Preaching Resources
A brief introduction to the free preaching resources on the Princeton Theological Seminary Library’s website
Running time: 00:03:30
Database Access for PTS Alumni/ae
A brief introduction to the research databases for which Princeton Theological Seminary Library has purchased alumni/ae access
Running time: 00:02:17
Adventures in the Seminary Library Land
Dr. Karlfried Froehlich, Benjamin B. Warfield Professor of Ecclesiastical History Emeritus, offers a tribute to Princeton Theological Seminary Library in a lecture given during Theological Libraries Month, October 2013.
Running time: 00:55:15
Library Lectures on the Multimedia Portal
Audio and video recordings of select lectures are available on the Princeton Theological Seminary Multimedia Portal. Some recent examples are listed below.
- Light and Delight: from Tradition to Innovation in the New Library at Princeton
Architect Rayford W Law AIA NCARB LEED AP BD+C talks about the thought and meaning behind this beautiful space. October 26, 2015, a Theological Libraries Month Event
- Light in Darkness: Images of Evil and Redemption in Hitchcock’s
C. Clifton Black, professor of biblical theology, Princeton Theological Seminary. October 29, 2015
- Faith and Politics: Religion on the 2016 Campaign
Elizabeth Dias, correspondent, TIME Magazine. February 11, 2016
- Down to Earth: The Bible and Environmental Ethics
Jacqueline Lapsley, PhD, associate professor of Old Testament and director, The Center for Theology Women, and Gender, Princeton Theological Seminary. March 22, 2016
- The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental
Book signing and conversation with author Justin Farrell, assistant professor of sociology, Yale University. April 7, 2016
- Exploring the Healing Power of Gratitude
Book signing and conversation with author, speaker, coach, and Princeton Theological Seminary alumna (Class of 2010) Laura Bratton. November 15, 2016