SHU Libraries Database Spotlight – African American Catholic Resources

November is African American Catholic Month. In recognition of this significant subject area, and promoting research opportunities, there are various information-centered resources hosted by the Seton Hall University Libraries to aid with your exploration.

Included are the following specialized sites . . .

American Theological Library Association (ATLA)

Catholic News Archive

Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA) Portal

Catholic Studies Databases

For more information on these and other sites, specific African American Catholic projects, and other research endeavors please feel free to reach out to me at: or book an appointment for consultation via the following site –

Happy Exploration!


Access To The Library

As a health & safety measure during the current COVID-19 pandemic access to the Walsh Library building is restricted to SHU ID cardholders only  (i.e. current students, faculty, staff, administrators).

There is no physical access to the library for public visitors, community borrowers, Seton Hall University alumni, guests or visiting scholars, until further notice.

For those who wish to visit the Archives & Special Collections, please book your visit using their booking page.

For questions/concerns please contact:

Sebastian Derry
Assistant Dean for Public Services | 973-275-2058