As a part of pursuing your degree or certificate, it is important to have access to educational resources that support your course of study. Whether you are just starting out or have been going to school online for a while, learning to navigate online resources is an important skill.
Let us connect you to library resources in your community or support you with access to biblical and educational study tools.
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- WorldCat.org – Search the collections of libraries in your community and around the world.
- Digital Public Library of America – The DPLA brings together digital collections from a wide variety of libraries in a single platform to provide access to our digitized cultural heritage.
- DOAJ – Provides access to over 2,000 full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals from varied subject areas. The Directory of Open Access Journals includes access to journals that use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access. Journals are required to have quality controls including peer-review or editorial quality control to be included.
- JSTOR Early Journal Content – Journal content in JSTOR that was published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere is freely available. Early Journal Content includes articles published in the arts and humanities, economics and politics and mathematics and other sciences.
- JSTOR Register & Read Beta – Register & Read Beta is a new, experimental program to offer free, read-online access to individual scholars and researchers. Register for a free MyJSTOR account to access content from 77 journals, representing more than 40 publishers
- PQDT Open – PQDT Open provides free access to the full text of dissertations and theses whose authors opted to publish as open access. Learn more about Open Access Publishing.
- Project Gutenberg – offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online
- Blue Letter Bible – Bible study software with Greek and Hebrew word tools. Audio/video messages from Calvary Chapel pastors and more.
- Bible Links Bible Gateway – Full text of the Bible in numerous translations
- Old Testament Gateway – A comprehensive, annotated, academic directory of internet sites on the Old Testament
- New Testament Gateway – Annotated links on everything connected with the academic study of the New Testament and Christian Origins
- Biblos – Reference works, including commentaries, dictionaries, and concordances
- Logos Bible Software – Bible study software, along with an entire line of resources for Christian living
- Christian Classics Etherial Library – The CCEL contains hundreds of classic Christian ebooks. Resources in this library are available in a variety of formats. Your can access some formats for free, while others have a fee associated with them.
- Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative from ATLA – The Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative of the American Theological Library Association and Association of Theological Schools is a repository of digital resources contributed by member libraries. The CDRI database provides access to digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography.
- Theological Commons – A digital library comprising over 76,000 books and journal on theology and religion. Theological Commons was developed by the Princeton Theological Seminary in partnership with the Internet Archive.
- EDUCAUSE Review Online – This open-access digital publication from EDUCAUSE includes all of the content from the print magazine, “…plus peer-reviewed articles, practical advice and guidance, interactive elements, and multimedia about managing and using information resources in higher education.” (from About EDUCAUSE Review web site)
- ERIC (Government Site) – ERIC is also accessible through the Government Site. It provides access to more than 1.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials with links to full text when available