N. Curtis LeMay, M.L.S., M.A.

N. Curtis LeMay, M.L.S., M.A.

Director of Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library / Theological Librarian (2004)


M.A., University of St. Thomas, 2018
M.L.S., University of Illinois, 1976
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1975 (History)

Office Location: IRL 101

Phone: (651) 962-5451


Mailing Address:

University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave., Mail IRL
St. Paul, MN 55105

Curriculum Vitae: View PDF


National and Regional Association Activities:

  • Current President of the Catholic Library Association – 2017-2019
  • President of the Minnesota Theological Library Association – 2017-2018
  • Past Vice President/Treasurer of the Catholic Library Association – 2015-2017
  • Secretary, Minnesota Theological Library Association – 2016-2017
  • Chair, University of St. Thomas Libraries Humanities and Arts Roundtable – 2015-2016
  • Chair of the Catholic Library Associations’ Academic, Archives and Education Section – 2014-2015
  • Chair of the National Jerome Award Selection Committee (Award given by the Catholic Library Association for the importance of a theologian’s complete body of work) – 2013-2015  (Hosted award winners Bernard McGinn and Fr. John O’Malley, S.J.)

Academic Papers, Presentations, Publications, Reports, Interviews, and Poster Sessions:

  • Conference Presentation: “Early Church Fathers and Mothers,” co-presented with Elyse Hayes, Director of Library & Information Services, Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, New York.  Catholic Library Association Conference, St. Louis, MO – April 20, 2017.
  • “The Witness of Women in the Early Church ca 300 to 600 AD: A Bibliography.” Catholic Library World. 87, no. 3 (2017): 259-62. (Peer-reviewed journal).
  • 51 Library Research Guides on Theology and Religious Studies for UST Libraries; used internationally.  [Total usage for 2015-2016 was 108,940 views on the Internet] (2013-2017).
  • Conference Presentation: “Understanding Mariology: The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Christ and Mother of the Church.” Catholic Library Association Conference, Orlando, FL – April 8, 2015.
  • “Mariology: The Study of Mary and her Place in the Church: A Bibliography.” Catholic Library World. (Vol. 86, No. 1 (2015) 28-31. (Peer-reviewed journal).
  • Presented two National Conference Programs: “Theology for Librarians: An Introductory Guide to Teaching Orthodox Catholicism using Library Research Guides”; and facilitated a “Conversation with Jerome Award Recipient, Bernard McGinn.” Catholic Library Association CLA Conference in Pittsburgh – April 23, 2014.
  • Library Skills Course in support of the new “Certificate Program for Lay Ministers who are Native Spanish Speakers.” University of St. Thomas, Ireland Library – March 20, 2014.
  • Presentation on “Mariology: The Study of Mary and Her Place in the Church.” The Luann Dummer Center for Women – University of St. Thomas – February 21, 2014.
  • ”Theology for Librarians 101: An Introductory Guide to Theological Methods and Resources.” University of St. Thomas Research and Instruction Librarians, St. Paul, MN – January 31, 2013.
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