Oct 132011

Mr. Forman’s Theology I – Saints and Holy Ones Library Resources

Please keep in mind as you work with information that EVERY source needs citation. (This includes pictures!)


On Reserve for your class:

  • Several collective biographies
  • Butler’s Lives of the Saints (multi-volume set)

New Catholic Encyclopedia (in Reference shelf):

  • Great resource for looking up your saint

Biography section (shelves in corner)

  • Use this to look up individual books about your saint. 

Browse shelf or use Library Catalog -> www.holycross-sa.com -.Academics -> Library Resources -> HC Library Catalog

 ELECTRONIC RESOURCES (databases/websites)

1)     Saint information websites (authoritative):

 2)     Gale Virtual Reference Library  (see below for access)

  • This has an e-version of the Catholic Encyclopedia

Access from www.holycross-sa.com -> Library Resources -> Databases: Gale -> Password: lonestar -> select publication->Religion-> New Catholic Encyclopedia-> Put search term in box on left (use this for further info on saint)

3)  Gale Biography in Context (BEST BET FOR INFO)


Use this link. Password is lonestar.  Scroll down to this database.  It is excellent.  We have it on a trial basis until October 26.  Let me know what you think.  This has good REFERENCE information and IMAGES.

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