Thursday, February 4, 2016

Oxford Religion and Biblical Studies Resources Added to Library Collections

The library has added several Oxford online reference collections. These collections include:

Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Oxford Bibliographies - Biblical Studies
Oxford Handbooks - Religion

These reference collections include dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and annotated bibliographies.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Chicago Manual of Style Workshops for February and March

This workshop will cover the basics of the Chicago Manual of Style: Documentation I System as used at CTU. We will review the CTU Writing Handbook for Chicago Manual of Style tips, the basic outline of key topics in the Chicago Manual of Style, and the Chicago Manual of Style Online. You may bring your lunch, and bring your laptop if you wish.

Dates: Wednesday, February 17th, noon-1pm
           Monday, February 22nd, noon-1pm
           Tuesday, March 1st, noon-1pm

Where: Room 504

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Zotero Workshop on February 23rd

Would you like to learn more about using Zotero to manage your citations and make bibliographies? This workshop will cover the basics of installing Zotero for Firefox, how to save citations to Zotero, and how to create citations in appropriate citation styles. You may bring your lunch, and bring your laptop if you wish; additional help will be available after the workshop if you need assistance in installing Zotero. Please install the Firefox browser on your laptop before attending the workshop.

When: Tuesday, February 23rd, noon-1pm
Where: Room 504

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Library Publishing Program Launches Open Access E-books

The library is pleased to announce the launch of Paul Bechtold Library Publications’ open access monographs for 2015. Paul Bechtold Library Publications is a Catholic online, open-access publisher of theology and pastoral ministry monographs at the Catholic Theological Union through the Paul Bechtold Library. Its mission is to serve the Church by providing a forum for theologians and pastoral ministers to engage the Catholic tradition in respectful, constructive, and critical dialogue. Its primary intent and direction is to promote a deeper understanding of the Christian faith and the mission of the Church.

The publications program includes two ebooks in its catalog, which are free to download. Preaching Matters: A Praxis for Preachers, offers practical strategies to new and experienced preachers. Married in Mission: A Handbook for Couples in Cross-Cultural Service is a guide for Christian couples serving in overseas ministries.

Interested authors are encouraged to view the editorial policies and review the submission guidelines before preparing a submission.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Library Christmas Break and J-Term Hours

The library's break hours are in effect from Friday, December 18th to Wednesday, December 23rd. Break hours are as follows:

Monday - Friday: 9am – 4pm
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

The library will be closed for the holidays from Thursday, December 24th until Sunday, January 3rd, 2016. The library will re-open on January 4th for J-Term classes.

J-Term Hours: January 4th – February 1st

Monday - Friday:8am – 7pm
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Books at JSTOR Available

The library has added access to Books at JSTOR. The JSTOR collection provides ejournals from many university press publishers, and now the Books at JSTOR collection provides access to ebooks from many of the same publishers.  You can read more about the kinds of ebooks available in the collection at the Books at JSTOR guide.