Library and Archives


Sophia is St. Catherine University's digital repository service that encompasses Sophia Repository, Sophia Scholar, and the open access journal Research on Diversity in Youth Literature.

Sophia Repository

Our institutional repository to collect and make accessible the scholarly, professional, and creative work done at St. Kate's. Sophia Repository also houses a number of digital projects and can be used as a publishing platform.

Sophia Scholar

A faculty profile service that integrates with our repository allowing faculty and staff to build an online scholarly presence that promotes visibility, measures impact, and can be tailored to a range of disciplinary and professional needs.

Questions about Sophia?

Contact Amy Shaw, Head of Archives & Special Collections: | 651.690.6423

Research on Diversity in Youth Literature

Research on Diversity in Youth Literature (RDYL) is a peer-reviewed, online, open-access journal hosted by St. Catherine University’s Master of Library and Information Science Program and University Library. RDYL is published twice a year; some issues will center around a particular theme. Visit the RDYL website for more information and to view issues.


RDYL's second issue!

RDYL's second issue!

Volume 1, Issue 2 of the journal Research on Diversity in Youth Literature is out, and an article about Dr. Seuss has already been downloaded over 20,000 times! Check it out.