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
Assistant Director of the Gardner A. Sage Library
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. She is certified by the American Library Association as a Racial Healing Circle Facilitator. For several years, Laura has worked in public programming for adults at the Ocean County Library. She previously worked in metadata analysis at Princeton Theological Seminary. In her free time, she teaches meditation, mindfulness, and reiki classes.
Phone: 732-247-5241 x 1773
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
Digital Services Librarian
Michele Mesi has a B.A. in English from Rutgers University. She also has a Master in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University 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. Her interests include 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 Matthew Gasero to make an appointment before visiting the archives. The Sage Library staff is not able to provide access to the RCA archives.