For basic questions about the library including reference requests, Interlibrary loans, research access, and library tours please contact us at Sage.Library@nbts.edu or 732-247-5243
Dr. T. Patrick Milas
Director of the Gardner A. Sage Library
Assistant Professor of Theological Bibliography & Research
Dr. Milas earned an A.B. in Religion from Davidson College, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Library and Information Studies from Florida State University. For the last 20 years he has served in public, government, and academic libraries, most recently at Princeton Theological Seminary. He enjoys harnessing the latest bibliographic management and biblical research technology for his research, and integrating them to teach research methods. His research focuses on intersections of religion, technology, and libraries. Dr. Milas enjoys worship and music at Trinity Episcopal Church.
Phone: 732-247-5241 x 1772
Rev. James Brumm
Director of the Reformed Church Center, Seminary Archives, and Theological Writing Center
James Brumm holds two degrees (MDiv 1987, MA 1989) from NBTS, along with an undergraduate degree in Church Music from Westminster Choir College in Princeton and a degree in Theological & Religious Studies from Drew University. A pastor in the Reformed Church in America (RCA), he is the author and editor of articles and books on congregational song, liturgy, and church history, including some 300 hymns. Consult Rev. Brumm to learn about theological writing and citation style, or for access to the Archives catalogue.
Phone: 732-247-5241 x 1760
Public Services Librarian
Laura Giacobbe has a B.S. in Law and Justice from the College of New Jersey and a M.S. in Library and Information Science from Drexel University. For the last few years, Laura has worked in public libraries as an adult services librarian. She previously worked in metadata analysis at Princeton Theological Seminary. She teaches meditation, mindfulness, and reiki.
Phone: 732-247-5241 x 1773
Collection Services Librarian
Gerone Lockhart has an A.B. in Religion from Princeton University, an M.Div. from Columbia Theological Seminary (Decatur, GA), and an M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois. He also undertook graduate studies in sociology at New York University and practical theology at Boston University School of Theology where he focused on the global economy (Atlantic slave trade) and the formation of punitive sensibilities (lynching). He is interested in global citizenship training and the ways in which technology can help present strategic information about our global context.
Phone: 732-247-5241 x 1774
Serials and Acquisition Library Associate
Michele Mesi has a B.A. in English from Rutgers University. She will complete a Master in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University in May 2020 with a concentration in archives and preservation. She previously interned with Princeton University’s Index of Medieval Art, Rutgers University’s Special Collections & University Archives, and the Philadelphia Eagles’ digital asset management team. She is interested in the study of art history, rare books, and conservation.
Phone: 732-247-5241 x 1775
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.