College of Arts & Sciences

The University Libraries, Monsignor James C. Turro Seminary Library is the research library for Seton Hall University’s Immaculate Conception Seminary / School of Theology in conjunction with the Monsignor William Noe’ Field Archives & Special Collections Center, provide notable resources to our Catholic Studies students and faculty. This includes extensive holdings of almost 750,000 book volumes, and 1,127 current periodical subscriptions, back-files of more than 6,500 serial titles, electronic access to full text articles in more than 25,000 journals, a broad selection of indexing and abstracting services in both digital and print formats, various microform collections, music CDs, audiovisual aids and detailed primary source archival materials. Walsh Library was recently the recipient of the International Society for Science and Religion Library Project grant. The ISSR Library is a foundational collection of 225 books that delineate the main, thematic contours of inquiry in science and religion. They included the topics of world religions, environmental ethics, ecology, anthropology, medicine, biology, psychology and neuroscience. Walsh Library Asian Studies Collection contains ancient, modern and contemporary Chinese, Japanese and Korean materials including 1) Si Ku Quan Shu (the Four Treasures), a collection of 36, 381 volumes of Confucian classics, Chinese history, philosophy, and literature, 2) Zhonghua Da Zang Jing (Tripitaka), the three major collections of 3,900 volumes of Buddhist scriptures, and 3) Dao Zang, a collection of 5,485 volumes of Daoist writing. Russian Studies

Offers the extensive book collections on the Orthodox and Byzantine-Catholic or Greek-Catholic Scriptural and Liturgical texts. The Valente Library is the second largest library collection of Italian books in New Jersey, constituting more than 20,000 volumes devoted to Italian history and culture. It expands every year thanks to a substantial endowment.”

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Department of Catholic Studies
(973) 275-2808
Walsh Library Rm. 428

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