Collections & Research

Find books and journals in the library catalog (Topcat)

Find an Article - How to look for an article in a database.

Electronic Journals Listing - An A – Z list of periodical and journal titles to which the library has access.

Moodle Login (opens in a new window)

Theological Studies Workshop - If you’d like to refresh your mind about some concept or practice you learned in the Introduction to Theological Studies workshop at the beginning of your studies, please click on this link and log in to Moodle. (Opens in a new window.)

Class Reserves by Professor Name

Class Reserves by Course Name

Can’t find it at Sacred Heart or in SWITCH? Try searching WorldCat, the global library catalog. (Opens in a new window.) You may ask the staff to request a loan from another library.

If you have a question, just Ask a Librarian -, or by phone at 414-858-4995.  Library staff are available for personal help on weekdays, from 8:00am – 4:30pm.  We can assist with simple questions, or consultation on advanced research.

How do I get a library card?  You will need to register with a library staff member during regular office hours (weekdays, 8:00am – 4:30pm; we are closed for lunch from noon – 1:00 ).  Please have a driver’s license or other form of identification available.  There is no charge for this courtesy card, or borrowing materials from other SWITCH libraries.

The borrowing period for books is 28 days, with one renewal.  Audio-visual material loan periods will vary according to the policies of the SWITCH library.

Search for a book - You may search for a book in the library catalog by keyword, author, title, subject, ISBN, and other ways.  To get the call number, simply click on the title.  If Sacred Heart owns an item, you will see “SHST” in the list of holding libraries.  If Sacred Heart does not own the item, you may request it by clicking on the “Request” icon at the top of the record.

Search for a CD or DVD - You may search for a CD or DVD in the library catalog by keyword, author, title, or subject.  They will have a small icon showing the format type, and the Location will say “SHST DVDs” or SHST CDs”.  These items are checked out in the same way as library books.

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