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eBook Collections

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Library of Latin Texts
Brepols LLT is the world’s leading database for Latin texts. It contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature (Livius Andronicus, 240 BC) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). The texts have been taken from the Corpus Christianorum series and from many other leading editions.

Corpus Thomisticum
Provides complete works of St. Thomas Aquinas, a bibliography of studies on Aquinas and his doctrine, an index of the main tools of Thomistic research, as well as a database for the comparison of phrases, quotations, similitudes, correlations, and statistical information.

Digital Karl Barth Library
Searchable database containing the works of Karl Barth, including theological writings, letters, sermons, interviews, and archival content from Alexander Street Press.

Salem Literature Critical Insights
Literary database including the complete content of printed literary reference works of Albert Camus, Willa Cather, and Flannery O'Conner and the work The Inferno by Dante

Twentieth Century Religious Thought, Vol. 1
Multivolume, cross-searchable online collection of publications and archival materials related to key worldwide religious thinkers from the early 1900s until the turn of the 21st century. Includes von Balthasar, Bonhoeffer, de Lubac and Guiterrez.

Early Church Fathers
In this digital edition of the Early Church Fathers series, the volumes have been carefully proofed and converted to an electronic format. You can read in the browser, or download as a pdf or plain text, or download to a mobile device.

Online Reference Sources

Biblia Clerus
Produced by the Congregation for the Clergy. Full-text multilingual Catholic bible, commentaries, canon law, liturgical resources and magisterial sources.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Comprehensive authoritative resource for general information across all subject areas, and includes online access to Merriam-Webster Dictionaryand other information sources.

New Catholic Encyclopedia (Gale Virtual Reference)
Provides access to the New Catholic Encyclopedia, 15 volumes, 2nd ed. 2003, New Catholic Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, 2001, and the New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplements. Searchable by subject and keyword across volumes.

Encylopedia of Ancient Christianity
The Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity covers eight centuries of the Christian church with A-to-Z coverage extending from "Aaron (iconography)" to "Zosimus, pope" and chronologically from Christianity's origins to Bede (d. 735) in the West and John of Damascus (d. ca. 749) in the Greek East, with detailed emphasis on the first four centuries of Christian history.

BibleWorks 9
Provides access to biblical texts in Hebrew and Greek, facsimiles of selected original manuscripts, polyglot translations, commentaries, and reference works. Available on workstations in the Library Current Periodical Room and Student Computer Lab. Faculty may request installation on their computers through the Library Director

Oxford English Dictionary
Provides access to a comprehensive English language dictionary and documentation of its development in the OED Timeline feature.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
An authoritative resource of prominent figures in philosophy and related disciplines.

Online Newspapers

L'Osservatore Romano
Official Vatican newspaper. Scroll down the page and click on Other Editions from the right side. Select a language from the list and read the newspaper in a PDF format.

News.Va: The Vatican Today
Vatican Web portal that streams all Vatican news from print, television, and online news, including the Vatican's own media.

The Wanderer
National Catholic Weekly newpaper

Catholic New World
Archdiocese of Chicago's online news.

Catolico: Periodico Oficial en Espanol de la Arquidiocesis de Chicago
Archdiocese of Chicago's online news in Spanish language, published August 2011-Current.

Katolik: w Archidiecezji Chicago
Archdiocese of Chicago's online news in Polish language, published January 2011 through March 2013 when it ceased publication.

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