Thursday, May 14, 2015

Library Hours for Summer and Summer Institute

Library hours before the start of Summer Institute are as follows:

May 19 - June 7, 2015
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am-4:30pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Library hours during Summer Institute:
June 8 - June 26, 2015
Monday - Friday: 8:00am-7:00pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Catholic Research Resources Alliance Symposium June 1st-2nd

Catholic Theological Union will be hosting the Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA) Symposium and Annual Meeting on June 1st and 2nd. The symposium, entitled "Bringing the Created Toward the Creator: Liturgical Art and Design Since Vatican II," will explore post-Vatican II changes in the liturgical arts, discuss current activities in preserving and providing access to the archives of liturgical designers and artists, and engage with scholars and students who use these resources.  Registration is free.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Library's East Wall Now Features Electrical Outlets for Study Carrels!

The library is please to announce that electrical outlets for charging mobile devices and using laptops are now available next to each study carrel and seating area along the library's east wall. Happy computing!

Friday, April 17, 2015

Institutional Repository for CTU Scholarship in Pilot Phase

The library is developing an open access repository for archiving scholarly work from the CTU community. The purpose of this institutional repository is to provide free and open access to the scholarly output of the CTU community in order to contribute to unencumbered access to academic work for end users around the world and to promote the visibility of the academic work of members of the CTU community. The focus of the library's efforts to collect scholarly work during this pilot phase will be faculty scholarship in journal publications, as well as D.Min theses of CTU alumni. Please contact Lisa Gonzalez at for more information about how your scholarly work might be added to the repository.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

2nd Annual Theophilus Symposium and Journal Release Celebration

Theophilus: the Student Journal of the Catholic Theological Union will host its 2nd Annual Symposium on Tuesday, April 14th at 11:30am in the Atrium. The featured speaker will be Edward Tverdek, OFM, this year's recipient of the Paul Bechtold Library Faculty Choice Award. The journal release party will also unveil the 2015 cover, which will feature the artwork of a CTU student. Refreshments will be served. Theophilus is an open-access journal published by the Catholic Theological Union through its Paul Bechtold Library.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Kanopy Video Collections Now Available

Kanopy streaming video collections are now available. Kanopy includes a wide range of film and documentary production companies, such as PBS, California Newreel, and Media Education Foundation.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Digitalia Hispanica Added to Library Collections

The library has added the Digitalia Hispanica database, which includes more than 13,000 documents in Spanish. The collection includes e-books and e-journals in religion and philosophy, psychology, literature, anthropology and the social sciences.