Introduction to Theological Libraries

Authors

Matina Ćurić, BETH; Carisse Berryhill, Abilene Christian University; Kerrie Burn, Catholic Theological College; Kelly Campbell, Columbia Theological Seminary; Andrew Keck, Southern Methodist University; Ephraim Mudave, Africa International University; Katharina Penner; Álvaro Pérez, Latin American Biblical University; Yesan Sellan, South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies; Stephen Sweeney, Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary; Seoyoung Kim
Keywords: history of libraries, international librarianship, comparative librarianship

Synopsis

The Theological Librarian's Handbook is a multi-volume guide to the practice of theological librarianship intended for library staff who do not possess professional training in the field of library and information science. It offers perspectives and advice from leading experts in the field and best practices from theological libraries all over the world.

Volume one of the series, Introduction Theological Libraries, introduces the reader to the world of theological librarianship and answers the basic questions: What are theological libraries, their purpose, types, and the role in the community in which they operate? Who are theological librarians and what are their possible career paths? What are theological libraries like across the globe? How are they organized and how do they serve humanity? 

Chapters

  • What are Theological Libraries?
    Carisse Berryhill
  • Theological Librarianship as a Career Path
    Kelly Campbell, Andrew Keck
  • Christian Theological Libraries in Africa
    Ephraim Mudave
  • Theological Libraries in Australia and New Zealand
    Kerrie Burn
  • Theological Libraries in Central and Western Europe
    Matina Ćurić
  • Theological Libraries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
    Katharina Penner
  • Theological Libraries in Latin America
    Álvaro Pérez
  • Theological Libraries in North America
    Stephen Sweeney
  • Christian Theological Libraries in North Asia
    Seoyoung Kim
  • Christian Theological Libraries in South Asia
    Yesan Sellan
Published
February 25, 2020

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978-1-949800-04-3
Date of first publication (11)
2020

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ISBN-13 (15)
978-1-949800-05-0
Date of first publication (11)
2020

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ISBN-13 (15)
978-1-949800-06-7
Date of first publication (11)
2020
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