Category Archives: Libraries

It’s National Library Week!

  National Library week is celebrated April 13 – 19, 2014 with the theme “Lives change @ your library®.” Sponsored by the American Library Association, all kinds of libraries – universities and seminaries (like ours), elementary and high school, public … Continue reading

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Visiting the Billy Graham Library

While recently in Charlotte, North Carolina for the annual American Theological Library Association meetings, I had the delightful opportunity to visit the nearby Billy Graham Library. I do realize that visiting libraries while traveling is not something that all of … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Ralph P. Martin

A great friend of the Stamps Theological Library, Dr. Ralph P. Martin, died on February 25th after a two-year battle with lymphoma. For those readers who are biblical scholars, you will know that Dr. Martin is world-renowned for his research … Continue reading

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Web Resources: The Library of Congress Online Collections

Many libraries around the nation are now placing digital collections online and making them more easy to access. I thought I would highlight what the Library of Congress is doing with their collections – as the content covers many disciplines … Continue reading

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Shopping for Korean books

One of the marvelous parts of my work is developing theological collections for APU students and programs. What a number of people on the main Azusa campus may not be aware of, is that this not only involves selecting resources … Continue reading

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New Library Service: ArticleReach

Have you heard about Article Reach? It is a marvelous new (free) service offered by the University Libraries. If the article you are searching for is not available in full-text online,  select the Periodical Finder link to see if we … Continue reading

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Last one – Busman’s Holiday, Part Three

So are you curious? What exactly is a “busman’s holiday” anyway? The Oxford English Dictionary (available in our APU databases) says that it is “leisure time spent in occupations of the same nature as those in which one engages for … Continue reading

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Busman’s Holiday, Part Two

The ATLA Conference gave me the excuse to visit close friends in Indiana. I spent two days in Northern Indiana and during my stay with my dear friends the Nagle family, we visited the campus of the University of Notre … Continue reading

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Busman’s Holiday, Part One

I mentioned in an earlier blog post that I have just returned from Chicago. While there I had the delight of visiting the famous Newberry Library …a place I have long wanted to visit and yet on my various trips to Chicago, … Continue reading

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