Sophia - Institutional Repository

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 Repository

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.

Sophia Scholar

Questions about Sophia?

Contact Sue Gray, Research & Instruction Librarian: | 651.690.7898 or
Emily Asch, Director of Library and Archives: | 651.690.6650

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.

Research on Diversity in Youth Literature (RDYL)


RDYL's Issue Cover
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.

RDYL's Second Issue