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||George Crafts, Selector for materials in Christianity & Judaism
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- Reference Policy:
- Telephone and mail queries are accepted if the questions can be answered in a short period of time.
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- Borrowing privileges are for students and staff of the University and residents of Virginia. Bring a photo identification card if you are from Virginia and wish to borrow.
- OCLC, RLIN, CRL. Holdings are listed in OCLC. Researchers may use OCLC's FirstSearch and RLIN's Eureka.
- Background Note:
- Founded in 1819.
- Books and monographs:
- According to the National Shelflist count of 1989, the general collections of UVA contain nearly one million items in the area of religion (BL-BX). This number includes both monographs and bound serials. Most books were published in the 20th century. The strengths of this collection are in the following areas: patristics, early Christianity, the origins of Christianity, literature as an expression of religion, and Eastern Christianity, Orthodox Christianity and the Eastern Christian Church.
SIRSI, the computer catalog, covers about 99% of this collection.
- Periodicals and newspapers:
- Approximately 270 periodical subscription, most from the 20th century to the present. This collection's subject emphases mirrors those of the book collection.
SIRSI, the computer catalog, covers this collection.
- Databases, CD-ROMS, and other machine-readable sources:
- Bar Ilan's Judaic Library; CETEDOC Library of Christian Latin Texts; Henkind Talmud Text Databank; Patrologia Latina Database; Soncino Talmud on laser disc; Thesaurus Linguę Gręcę; Packard Humanities Institute CD-ROM.
Christianity and literature; Church history; Early Christianity; Eastern churches; Eastern Orthodox Church; Ethics; Judaism--History--Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.; Patristics
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