Category Archives: Research

New Search: Reference and Instruction Librarian

Pitts is excited to launch a search for a full time Reference and Instruction Librarian! Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Reference and Instruction Librarian (RIL) will staff the reference desk for 15-18 hours per week during regular semester, coordinate the desk schedule, and help lead orientation for all new students at Candler […]

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Workshop: Zotero

Don’t miss this week’s workshop, which will introduce you to the free citation management tool Zotero! Zotero is used by many Candler students and faculty use to keep track of resources, take notes, and generate citations. This workshop is appropriate if you have not yet used Zotero, or need a refresher in the basic features of […]

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Fall Semester Weekly Workshops

As the academic year begins, Pitts’ Weekly Workshops are back to enhance your career at Candler! Join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12:00–12:50 pm in RARB 250 for interactive instructional sessions and a free lunch for the first 10 registered! We will be exploring a range of topics this term – everything from research […]

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Luther Handwriting Discovery!

A three line inscription on the title page of a 1520 pamphlet from the Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection (pictured above) was recently identified by the German Church Historian Ulrich Bubenheimer as being in the hand of Martin Luther himself! The author of the pamphlet–a fictitious dialogue critical of Pope Leo X’s bull that threatened […]

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Planning for End of Semester Projects

This is a good time to make sure you have all the materials you’ll need for your final papers and projects.  To help you make the most of your time, we suggest the following: 1. Schedule a research consultation with one of Pitts’ Research Librarians for suggestions regarding sources and search strategies for your topics […]

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Research Boot Camp at Pitts Theology Library

What is a Research Boot Camp?  In short, it’s a day dedicated to moving you ahead in your individual research projects.  Research Boot Camp goals include: Setting aside the time needed to make progress on your research goals Increasing awareness of your own research and writing process through the use of logs and journals Consulting […]

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