Partners and Projects

Partners and Projects

Princeton Theological Seminary Library's memberships, partnerships and other collaborative endeavors demonstrate its commitment to the issues of theological librarianship, digital libraries, data preservation, scholarly communications, and expanding access to scholarly material worldwide.

For information about partners and projects related to the Theological Commons (digital library), visit Acknowledgments.

Library Association Memberships

Library Association Memberships
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American Theological Library Association

  The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is a professional association providing support of theological and religious studies libraries and librarians. ATLA's ecumenical membership represents many religious traditions and denominations. Follow @YourATLA

Southeastern Pennsylvania Library Association

  The Southeastern Pennsylvania Theological Library Association (SEPTLA) fosters and supports cooperative endeavors among theological libraries in eastern Pennsylvania and the adjacent mid-Atlantic area.

New York Area Theological Library Association

  The New York Area Theological Library Association (NYATLA) is an interfaith consortium of academic and special libraries in the New York area that have a focus in religious studies.

American Library Association

  The American Library Association is an organization of librarians and library workers, trustees, friends and advocates dedicated to promoting library services, funding and library use. ALA is active nationally in a number of places, particularly intellectual freedom, equity of access to information, and 21st century literacy. Follow @alanews

Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association Ltd.

  The Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association Limited fosters the study of theology and religion by enhancing the development of theological and religious libraries and librarianship.

Digital Library, Data Preservation, and Scholarly Communications Organizations

Digital Library, Data Preservation, and Scholarly Communications Organizations
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 Archive-It logo

  Archive-It is a subscription web archiving service from the Internet Archive that helps organizations to harvest, build, and preserve collections of digital content. Follow @archiveitorg


  ArchivesSpace is the open source archives information management application for managing and providing web access to archives, manuscripts and digital objects. Built for archives by archivists. Follow @ArchivesSpace

Coalition for Networked Information

  The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is an organization dedicated to supporting the transformative promise of digital information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity. Follow @cni_org

Internet Archive

  The Internet Archive is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building and maintaining a free and openly accessible online digital library. Princeton Theological Seminary shares in the vision and mission of the Internet Archive and is contributing books. Additionally, the library provides space for the Internet Archive's regional scanning center operation in Princeton. Follow @internetarchive

  National Digital Stewardship Alliance

  The Princeton Theological Seminary Library is a member of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance which is a collaborative effort among government agencies, education institutions, non-profit organizations, and business entities to preserve a national collection of significant digital content. Follow @NDSA2

  Digital Library Federation

  The Digital Library Federation (DLF) is a network of libraries and related agencies pioneering innovative uses of information technologies and community expertise to extend collections and services. Follow @CLIRDLF

Text Encoding Initiative (TEI)

  The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) is a consortium which collectively develops and maintains a standard for the representation of texts in digital form. Its chief deliverable is a set of Guidelines which specify encoding methods for machine-readable texts, chiefly in the humanities, social sciences and linguistics. Since 1994, the TEI Guidelines have been widely used by libraries, museums, publishers, and individual scholars to present texts for online research, teaching, and preservation. Follow @TEIconsortium

Library Collaborations and Consortia

Library Collaborations and Consortia
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Online Computer Library Center

  The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) is a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration. Follow @OCLC


  LYRASIS partners with member libraries to create, access and manage information, while building and sustaining collaboration, enhancing library and technology operations, and increasing buying power. Follow @LYRASIS

Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization

  Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization (WALDO) is a membership organization supporting the procurement and administration of electronic information services for libraries since 1982.

Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium

  The Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) was established in 1986 to develop resource-sharing relationships among the libraries of private academic institutions. Follow @scelc

 Center for Research Libraries

  The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries. Founded in 1949, CRL supports advanced research and teaching in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences by preserving and making available to scholars the primary source material critical to those disciplines. Follow @CRL_Global

Virtual Academic Library Environment of New Jersey (VALE)

  The VALE Consortium was developed in 1998 as a grass root organization to develop inter-institutional information connectivity and collaborative library application projects among New Jersey academic libraries. VALE’s mission is to help institutions meet the demands of students and faculty for access to scholarly materials.

Library Partners and Projects

Library Partners and Projects
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  The Princeton Theological Seminary Library works with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on the Abraham Kuyper Bibliography, the Digital Library of Abraham Kuyper, and the development of a comprehensive Abraham Kuyper Collection. Follow @VUamsterdam

Protestantse Theologische Universiteit

  Protestantse Theologische Universiteit, The Netherlands is a longtime partner of the Center for Barth Studies, which is hosted at the Princeton Theological Seminary Library. PTS and PThU also co-host the Barth Literature Search Project. Follow @PThU_NL