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Journals A-Z

Provides an A-Z list of all journals, magazines, and newspapers in the Fitzgerald collection, both online and in print. If the journal you are looking for does not appear in our Journal Finder, you may order the article needed from that journal through our interlibrary loan service. If you are off campus and the journal article you need is available in one of our print journals, you can contact Rachel Thomas (507 457-1489 rethomas@smumn.edu) to request a copy and we will mail it to you.

 

View the Table of Contents for Studia canonica:

Studia canonica 2008 Vol 42/1

Studia canonica 2008 Vol 42/2

Studia canonica 2009 Vol 43/1

Studia canonica 2009 Vol 43/2

Studia canonica 2010 Vol 44/1

Studia canonica 2010 Vol 44/2

Studia canonica 2011 Vol 45/1

Studia canonica 2011 Vol 45/2

Studia canonica 2012 Vol 46/1

 

Use this Table of Contents as an index to articles in the serial. Contact our Interlibrary Loan Librarian, Rachel Thomas, at rethomas@smumn.edu or (507) 457-1489 to get a copy of any article(s) that you may need. Earlier issues of this journal are indexed in ATLA/S and CPLI (Catholic Periodical and Literature Index). See the Tegrity tutorial in your Blackboard account for information on accessing ATLA and CPLI.

 

View the Table of Contents for CLSA's Proceedings:

Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Convention

Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Convention

 

Use these Tables of Contents as an index to articles in the serial. Contact our Interlibrary Loan Librarian, Rachel Thomas, at rethomas@smumn.edu or (507) 457-1489 to get a copy of any article(s) that you may need. Additional Tables of Contents for CLSA Proceedings will be posted here as the library acquires the serials.

 

View the Table of Contents for The Jurist 1957 to current

 

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Recommended Web Sites

 

Canon Law Society

"The Society was established as a professional association dedicated to the study and application of canon law in the Catholic Church. In serving the leadership of the Church and the People of God, the Society and its members fulfill that responsibility by continuous research and study toward a constant renewal of canon law and by offering practical assistance to members of the Church."

Tables of Contents for CLSA's Proceedings:

Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Convention

Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Convention

Use these Tables of Contents as an index to articles in the serial. Contact our Interlibrary Loan Librarian, Rachel Thomas, at rethomas@smumn.edu or (507) 457-1489 to get a copy of any article(s) that you may need. Additional Tables of Contents for CLSA Proceedings will be posted here as the library acquires the serials.

 

Catholic Liturgical Library

"This site is dedicated to providing accurate historical and current information about the liturgies of the Latin (Roman) rite of the Catholic Church. Currently this includes the missal of 1970 (Novus Ordo) and the missal of 1962 (Tridentine)."

 

Jurist

From the Catholic University of America School of Canon Law, provides access to the table of contents for The Jurist from 1957 to current.

 
Notre Dame Center for Pastoral Liturgy
 

Religion-Online Digital Library of Christian Classics

"More than 5,200 articles and chapters. Topics include Old and New Testament, Theology, Ethics, History and Sociology of Religion, Communication and Cultural Studies, Pastoral Care, Counseling, Homiletics, Worship, Missions and Religious Education."

 

Studia canonica

"Studia canonica is a scholarly journal on canon law published twice a year by the Faculty of Canon Law of Saint Paul University in Ottawa, Canada."

 

Table of Contents for Studia canonica 2008 Vol 42/1

Table of Contents for Studia canonica 2008 Vol 42/2

Table of Contents for Studia canonica 2009 Vol 43/1

Table of Contents for Studia canonica 2009 Vol 43/2

Table of Contents for Studia canonica 2010 Vol 44/1

Table of Contents for Studia canonica 2010 Vol 44/2

Table of Contents for Studia canonica 2011 Vol 45/1

Table of Contents for Studia canonica 2011 Vol 45/2

Table of Contents for Studia canonica 2012 Vol 46/1

 

Use this Table of Contents as an index to articles in the serial. Contact our Interlibrary Loan Librarian, Rachel Thomas, at rethomas@smumn.edu or (507) 457-1489 to get a copy of any article that you may need.

 

Earlier issues of this journal are indexed in ATLA/S and CPLI (Catholic Periodical and Literature Index. See the Tegrity tutorial in your Blackboard account for information on accessing ATLA and CPLI.

 
Vatican Home Page
 

Virtual Religion Index

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