January 28 is the Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas. Here are some resources and links that can help you understand why St. Thomas is a Doctor of the Church and the patron of schools, universities, students and book sellers.
Thomistica: http://thomistica.net is a website devoted to the academic study of St. Thomas Aquinas (a.d. 1225-1274), the medieval Italian theologian of the Order of Friars Preachers (Dominicans). This site is designed to provide ready access to up-to-date information about resources for scholars of Aquinas, via constantly-updated news and commentary pages. (from their website)
St. Thomas Aquinas in English http://www.home.duq.edu/~bonin/thomasbibliography.html provides a thorough Bibliography of works by and about St. Thomas. It has links to primary source documents. See also the Christian Classics Ethereal Library
GK Chesterton’s biography of St. Thomas as a pdf from Project Gutenberg.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy St. Thomas Aquinas
American Catholic’s Saint of the Day St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Thomas Aquinas Prayer for Scholars from Patheos
Works by Thomas Aquinas at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
A discussion of Aquinas on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time series 2009
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