Digital/Online Library, Research Resources
* EBSCO Open Dissertations (Links to an external site.)
This free database offers access to more than 800,000 electronic theses and dissertations.
* Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) (Links to an external site.)
The mission of the OADTL is to make all open access content in religious studies (and related fields) discoverable by everyone, everywhere in the world through a single search experience for free forever in a non-commercial environment.
* JSTOR (Links to an external site.)
Register for a free account (EXPANDED ACCESS DURING COVID-19) To support researchers during this challenging time in which many are unable to get to physical libraries, we have expanded our free read-online access to 100 articles per month. JSTOR (short for Journal Storage) is a digital libraryof full-text academic and scholarly journals published around the world from the 1600s to the present.
* Theological Journals Search (Links to an external site.)
Google custom search engine that searches open access religious periodicals including both peer-reviewed and non-refereed titles covering all Christian traditions and other religions.
* Biblehub.com (Links to an external site.)
Online Bible Study Suite. Topical, Greek and Hebrew study tools, plus concordances, commentaries, sermons and devotionals.
* Google Scholar (Links to an external site.)
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.
* Bible Geocoding (Links to an external site.)
This site uses Google Earth to identify every place mentioned in the Bible.
Bible Study Tools (Links to an external site.)
An online collection of Bible versions and translations, commentaries, concordances, dictionaries, and works by important Christian theologians.
Theopedia (Links to an external site.)
A growing online evangelical encyclopedia of biblical Christianity, a network of interconnected pages, constantly being refined and updated.
The Theologian (Links to an external site.)
The Theologian is dedicated to presenting theological and pastoral resources of the highest quality to the wider church over the internet…. Contributors are from Anglican, Baptist, Presbyterian, Free Church and other backgrounds. “Theological integration” is one of our prime concerns – to integrate biblical studies, doctrine, and pastoralia in creative and useful ways, avoiding the over-specialized nature of much seminary and theological college education in order to produce more rounded and effective theologians and preachers for the 21st Century.
BiblicalStudies.org (Links to an external site.)
This site aims to make high quality theological material available throughout the world, thus providing Bible teachers and pastors with the resources they need to spread the Gospel in their countries. Features a variety of resources, including full-text journal articles, books, audio and more.
Bible Odyssey (Links to an external site.)
The Society of Biblical Literature has created Bible Odyssey to foster Biblical literacy by making Biblical scholarship accessible to a broader audience.
Blue Letter Bible (Links to an external site.)
Blue Letter Bible provides powerful tools for an in-depth study of God’s Word through our free online reference library; the Lexicon search gives users immediate access to the original Hebrew and Greek words.
Princeton Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) (Links to an external site.)
The Theological Commons is a digital library of 78,924 books and periodicals on theology and religion, including 29,322 volumes from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
GlobeTheoLib – World Council of Churches (via GlobeEthics) (Links to an external site.)
The Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism [GlobeTheoLib] is a multilingual online library offering access free of charge to full-text articles, journals, books and other resources. Its focus is on theology, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, ethics, and ecumenism in World Christianity.
WorldCat (Links to an external site.)
OCLC WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of over 10,000 libraries worldwide.
Dictionary of African Christian Biography (Links to an external site.)
– the mission of the DACB is to collect, preserve, and make freely accessible biographical accounts and church histories – from oral and written sources – integral to a scholarly understanding of African Christianity.
Electronic Tools and Ancient Near East Archive (Links to an external site.)
ETANA serves as a guide to networked open access data relevant to the study and public presentation of the Ancient Near East and the Ancient Mediterranean world.
Estudios Exégeticos Homiléticos (Links to an external site.)
A recently ceased Spanish lectionary commentary journal
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE) online (Links to an external site.)
It was edited by James Orr, John Nuelsen, Edgar Mullins, Morris Evans, and Melvin Grove Kyle and was published complete in 1939. This website includes the complete text.