Fall Semester 2020: Library Updates During the COVID-19 Pandemic
*The Library building will remain closed to the general public. Access will be for currently registered students, faculty, and campus residents only. *HACS Library Reopening Plan 2020-2021
The Library is currently closed to the public.
Monday – Thursday
9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
For inquiries, please email:
Director of Library Services
Br. Robert Whitton, M.S.A.
Assistant to the Director /Circulation Assistant
LTA-Interlibrary Loans/Serials Assistant
Print Books Catalog
Holy Apostles College & Seminary Reference Staff:
Library Hours: M-F 9:30 -4:30
By Phone – 860-632-3009
By email – email@example.com
24/7 Reference Chat Service: LibChat 24/7!
Book & Media Circulation
Exegetical Research Assistance
Homily Preparation Assistance
Information Literacy Instruction
Inter-Library Loan Services
Library Tutorial Services
Thesis Research Assistance
Inter-Library Loan Services
Inter-Library Loan Request Fee Structure
|Type of Loan Request||Fee Structure|
|Book from Holy Apostles College & Seminary Book Collection||N/C students & faculty
Borrower responsible for return shipping and insurance
|Article/Document reprint from Holy Apostles College & Seminary Journal Collection||Copyright fee, if eligible
Delivery via email, fax, or U.S. mail
|Article/Document reprint requested by Library staff from another Library via ILL*||All fees charged by the lending Library|
* Please note: The Holy Apostles College & Seminary Library cannot borrow books from other Libraries for our Online Learning students and faculty. We ask that you visit the Interlibrary Loan Department (ILL) of your local public library for this service. ILL requests for journal articles are limited to two per person per semester. Please consult Library Handbook for additional policies.
For further information, please contact the Inter-library Loan Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 860-632-3092.
ILL REQUEST FORM
For our ILL Request Form for Books & Journals Articles please click here.
If there are any issues with the link or the online request, please email the following information for your request to email@example.com:
FOR JOURNAL ARTICLES –> journal title, volume, & issue; inclusive pages; article author; and article title
FOR BOOK REQUESTS –> author, title, call number, publisher, and date of publication & your home address
Only requests from valid @holyapostles.edu addresses will be accepted. Please also include your phone number should ILL need to reach you to clarify your request.
Discovery & Research
eBooks & e-Encyclopedias
|Title||Off Campus Access**||On Campus Access|
|EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection (Tutorial)||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Encyclopedia Britannica Academic Edition||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought; Social Science; and Social Policy v.1-2||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Encyclopedia of Philosophy 2nd ed. 2006||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|New Catholic Encyclopedia 2nd ed. 2003 (Plus all supplements)||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|New Catholic Encyclopedia Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009: Science and the Church||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010 : Modern History and the Church||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011: Literature and the Arts||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013: Ethics and Philosophy||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|GALE Virtual Reference Library(All Titles)||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
**Access to our Library digital resources is restricted to current Holy Apostles College and Seminary students and faculty. Any remote access to these resources will require the appropriate user Patron ID/Library Barcode at the login prompt. Please go to the “Shared with Everyone” folder of the Files tab in your Populi account to access your Patron ID/Library Barcode.
Print Books Collection
Holy Apostles College and Seminary Library maintains a print book collection of more than 60,000 volumes with an emphasis on Theology, Philosophy, and the Humanities. All of our books are classified according to the Library of Congress Classification System.
Online Databases & Newspapers
|Title||Off Campus Access**||On Campus Access|
|ABI Inform||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Academic Search Premier||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials Plus ATLA Tutorial||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|CINAHL with Full Text||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Legal Info Reference Center||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Philosopher’s Index Full Text||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|PsycINFO||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Referencia Latina||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Religion & Philosophy Collection||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|researchIT CT – The CT. Digital Library||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Science Reference Center||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
News and Newspapers
|Title||Off Campus Access**||On Campus Access|
|researchIT Newspapers||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
|U.S. Major Dailies (ProQuest)||Off Campus Access||On Campus Access|
**Access to our Library digital resources is restricted to current Holy Apostles College and Seminary students and faculty. Any remote access to these resources will require the appropriate user patron ID/library barcode at the login prompt. Please go to the “Shared with Everyone” folder of the Files tab in your Populi account to access your library barcode/patron ID.
Holy Apostles Library Journal Holdings – This is the complete listing of all journal titles held by the Library, both in print and with digital access.
E-Journal Finder (ResearchIT CT Databases) – This is the complete listing of all journals and newspapers that are currently part of the ResearchIT CT Digital Library.
Individual Journal Titles within Databases – Please visit each database separately to see if you can locate a full text of the journal you require.
Special Collections & Archives
Special Collections unique to Holy Apostles College and Seminary Library include our Pope Francis collection, our Pope Benedict XVI Collection, our Faculty Collection, the publications of the Society of the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles, our M.A. Theses Collection, and our M.A. Special Projects Collection.
Archive Collections unique to Holy Apostles College and Seminary Library include the writings of Fr. Eusebe-Henri Menard, O.F.M., the Archives of the Society of the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles of the Province of the USA, and the Archives of Holy Apostles College and Seminary.
Fr. Eusèbe-Henri Ménard, O.F.M. Collection
|At All Times…in Every Age… Franciscan Herald Press, Translated by Paul Schwartz from the French. 1977.||Ménard, Fr. Eusèbe-Henri, O.F.M.|
|Eusèbe-Henri Ménard: A real son of Francis. 2011||Longpré, Paul|
|Eusèbe-Henri Ménard: un vrai fils de Francois. 2000||Longpré, Paul|
|15 Days of Prayer with Eusèbe-Henri Ménard. Translated [to English] by Fr. Robert Morfesi, M.S.A. and Sr. Mary Ryan, F.D.L.P. 2011||Rodembourg, Christian|
|15 Dias con Eusèbio-Enrique Ménard: Fundador de la Sociedad de Misioneros de los Santos Apóstoles. Translated [to Spanish] by Isaac C. Martinez Chuquizana, José Teófilo Ngouo, and Jaime Córdova. 2011||Rodembourg, Christian|
|The Marvelous Plan of God: Spirituality of the “Holy Apostles.” 1991||Commented and edited by Marc P. Lussier and Vincent A. Salamoni|
|Padre Eusebio Menard: Apóstol de las Vocaciones. Translated [to Spanish] by Francesco Pini Rodolfi. 2005.||Longpré, Paul|
|La Revolución del Amor : Para realizarla hacen falta laicos comprometides Coedicion Ediciones Tripode and Misioneros de los Santos Apóstoles [nd, 1988?]||Ménard, Fr. Eusèbe-Henri, O.F.M.|
|La Révolution de l’Amour : Pour la faire, des laïcs engagés sont indispensables. 1985.||Ménard, Fr. Eusèbe-Henri, O.F.M.|
|À Tout Heure… à Tout Âge… Le Christ Appelle à le suivre Gibert-Clarey, Tours 1968||Ménard, Fr. Eusèbe-Henri, O.F.M.|
|Les Vocations Tardives (Vocations de Jeunes Gens et d’Adults) et le Séminaire des Saints-Apôtres Éditions Apostolicum Montreal 1955||Ménard, Fr. Eusèbe-Henri, O.F.M.|
Visitors are welcome to utilize our Special Collections and Archives materials during normal library hours. To do so, please schedule an appointment with the Director of Library Services by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the many resources available at Holy Apostles College and Seminary, we have also compiled a listing of external resources that may prove useful to our students and faculty. Click here to be taken to our external resource list.
Guidelines & Policies
Guidelines for Academic and Professional Papers and Theses
The guidelines listed below are approved by the faculty of Holy Apostles College and Seminary for use in all academic papers, M.A. theses, and M.A. special projects. They are based on Kate Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations and are customized to include resources most common to our theology, philosophy, bioethics, and humanities programs
I. Guidelines for Faculty
Fillable Materials Request Forms
II. Guidelines for Students
The Copyright Compliance Committee (CCC)
The CCC is an approved Committee of the Holy Apostles College and Seminary Faculty Senate. The purpose of the Copyright Compliance Committee is to:
- Develop, implement, and promote a campus-wide policy that addresses the copyright legislation of Title 17 U.S. Copyright Code, the DCMA, the TEACH Act, and future updates to this legislation.
- Develop, implement, and promote an educational program of guidelines to inform all faculty, students, administrators, and relevant staff of U.S. Copyright legislation as it pertains to an academic environment.
- Ensure that Holy Apostles College and Seminary meets the requirements of copyright compliance set forth under Title 17 U.S. Copyright Code, the DCMA, the TEACH Act, and future updates to this legislation.
The CCC meets March, June, and October. Please send inquiries to the Chair at email@example.com or 860-632-3011.
What is Copyright?
U.S. Copyright is a form of Intellectual Property law of the United States, U.S.Code Title 17,provided to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. (Circular 1: Copyright Basics)
Why is Copyright Important?
U.S. Copyright protection gives the owner of the copyright the exclusive “Bundle of Rights” tothe reproduction, distribution, adaptation as derivatives, performance, and display of the work under (Title 17: Section 106, 106A)
Limitations on the exclusive rights to the owner of copyright have been established for the following:
- Fair use –(Title 17: Section 107)
- Exceptions for libraries and archives – (Title 17: Section 108)
- First sale doctrine –(Title 17: Section 109)
- Exemptions of certain performances and plays – (Title 17: Section 110)
- TEACH Act of 2002 (“Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act) – The TEACH Act redefines/updates section 110(2) for newer transmission technology, most commonly considered in online education issues.
Useful Links for Understanding Copyright
About Our Library
Library Mission Statement
The mission of the Holy Apostles College and Seminary Library is to support the academic and formation programs of our college and seminary. The Library is also committed to providing access to information resources that promote lifelong learning.
As a Catholic institution of higher education, we strive to preserve our Catholic heritage through carefully defined resource acquisition and collection development policies. The reference and circulating book collections reflect this mission. These collections contain more than 60,000 print volumes with an emphasis on theology, philosophy, bioethics, and the humanities. We retain unique materials in our established special collections and archives departments, including the Pope Francis Collection, the Pope Benedict XVI Collection, the Pope Saint John Paul II Bioethics Collection, the Archives of the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles, and our archives.
The Library subscribes to over 200 print and electronic newspapers and serial collections, as well as to specialized Catholic and theological databases and eBooks. The Library also benefits from the digital resources available through the researchIT CT database program of the Connecticut Library Network (CLN). This unique state-funded service permits our students and faculty to access electronic resources in a variety of subject areas beyond our core collections.
Housed within the Library is a computer classroom. The Library is committed to providing the technology necessary to support the intellectual and spiritual activities of our students and faculty. Continuous upgrades of our computer classroom facility enable our students to conduct research and produce reports on-site. Our wireless networked environment allows students to utilize their own laptops and portable devices to access our library resources. The Library also provides on-going reference services, as well as information and computer literacy programs, to our on-campus and distance learning communities.
As a resource center for the Magisterial documents of the Catholic faith, the Library also recognizes its value to the surrounding communities and places great care in the cultivation of resource sharing. To support this commitment, Holy Apostles Library participates in several interlibrary lending programs. Through the CLN’s ReQuest system, we share resources with over 300 participating Connecticut Libraries. As members of the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), we also enjoy reciprocal borrowing privileges with member libraries.