Library Staff


Name: Chris Brennan
Position: Director of the Gardner A. Sage Library
About: A native of Rochester, New York, Chris has a B.A. from St. John Fisher College, a Master of Library Science (MLS) degree from the State University of New York College of Geneseo, and a Master’s degree in Theological Studies (M.A.T.S.) from Colgate Rochester Divinity School.
Chris sees his career as a theological librarian to be his ministry, his service to the Church. As a “Servant of the Servants of God,” he thanks his Maker for the opportunity to serve this seminary which is “reformed and ever reforming.” Thanks be to God!
Contact: 732-247-5241 ext. 204, cbrennan@nbts.edu



Name: Bethany O'Shea
Position: Librarian for Reference and Access Services
About: Bethany received her Masters in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University in 2012. Prior work experience includes teaching library instruction classes and working as a Reference Assistance at the Alexander Library. Bethany graduated with a B.S. in Early Childhood/Special Education from West Chester University. Her passion for teaching and her love of learning lead her here and Bethany is thrilled with the opportunity to connect with the students and faculty of the Seminary. In order to further assist students in their research endeavors, appointments can be made via phone or email.
Contact: 732-247-5241 ext. 202, boshea@nbts.edu



Name: Ondrea Murphy
Position: Librarian for Technical Services
About: Ondrea started her tenure at the Seminary in October 2014. She earned her B.A. degree from Rutgers University where she also completed her Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS). Her experience in cataloging and her heart for theological scholarship correspond with her call to serve students and faculty. Ondrea previously worked for 10 years in technical services as a cataloger and 5 years as a part time reference librarian at Brookdale Community College.
Contact: 732-247-5241 ext. 201, omurphy@nbts.edu



Name: Wanlin Tsaur
Position: Acquisitions Assistant to the Library Director
About: Wanlin began half-time work at the Library in 2002. Prior to working at Sage, she had worked at Seton Hall University and Drew University after graduating with a master's degree from Seton Hall University. Her primary responsibility here is to assist the Library Director in purchasing books and other materials for Sage’s collection, but she is also responsible for all processes involved with binding and serials subscriptions.
Contact: 732-247-5241 ext. 203, wtsaur@nbts.edu



RCA Archives
Russell Gasero
The official Archives of the Reformed Church in America (RCA) is located in Sage Library, however, it is institutionally separate from Sage Library. If you are in search of genealogical information or other archival records from RCA churches, missions, or programs, please directly contact archivist Russell Gasero to make an appointment before visiting the archives. The Sage Library staff is not able to provide access to the RCA archives.
Contact by email: rgasero@rca.org
Contact by phone: 732-246-1779


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