The Catholic Portal

The Catholic Portal provides access to and discovery of rare, unique and uncommon Catholic scholarly resources via robust search and display tools. By electronically bringing together resources in many formats from many collections, the Portal enables easy, effective, and global discovery of Catholic research resources. Learn more about the Portal, including our Subject Guides for searching the Portal and our twelve primary collecting themes.

newspaper_catholic_herald.jpgCatholic Newspapers Program

The Catholic Newspapers Program provides access to all extant Catholic newspapers in North America. Activities include an environmental scan of North American Catholic newspapers, a fully searchable directory of North American Catholic newspapers, and a listing of Catholic Newspapers Online. The CRRA also encourages individual and collaborative projects to digitize North American Catholic newspapers and make them readily and freely available. 

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2016 Annual Digital Initiatives Symposium
April 27-28, 2016
Copley Library, University of San Diego 


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Members and Partners

Membership is open to all institutions across the Americas whose interests lie in advancing scholarship and ensuring easy and persistent access to critical resources.

Member and Partner Institutions