Archive for September, 2011


Theological Librarianship

This open access journal publishes essays, columns, critical reviews, bibliographic essays, and peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of professional librarianship in the setting of a religious/theological library collection (whether or not that collection comprises the entire library collection) and interaction with faculty and administrators engaged in religious/theological education. The primary intended audience includes professional librarians in colleges, universities, and theological seminaries and others with an interest in theological librarianship in those settings.

The purposes of the journal are: to foster the professional development of theological librarians, and to contribute to and enrich the profession of theological librarianship.

Society of Biblical Literature

The Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest international scholarly membership organization in the field of biblical studies. Founded in 1880, the Society has grown to over 8,500 international members including teachers, students, religious leaders and individuals from all walks of life who share a mutual interest in the critical investigation of the Bible.

This is a search page which allows you to search for theses in the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. This first of its kind Online Digital Theses library covers more than 1000 theses in Sanskrit, Malayalam, Hindi and English.
The Digitilization project was done by the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.

Google books

Google books is a search page offering various books in part and in full. Search for a book you are looking for and chances are you may find it online.

The Christian Classics Ethereal Library is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education. The online http://www.ccel.org server reaches several million different users each year.

The World Digital Library (WDL) is an international digital library operated by UNESCO and the United States Library of Congress. The WDL has stated that its mission is to promote international and intercultural understanding, expand the volume and variety of cultural content on the internet, provide resources for educators, scholars, and general audiences, and to build capacity in partner institutions to narrow the digital divide within and among countries. It aims to expand non-English and non-western content on the Internet, and contribute to scholarly research. The library intends to make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other significant cultural materials.

 

This is a custom google search page which helps search over 350 religion journals related to scripture studies, systematic theology, practical ministries, and cognate disciplines for which full text is freely available on the internet. Among the searchable e journals are many of those listed in major religion internet directories and e journal sites.

The Wabash Center Resources for teaching and learning in Theology and Religion is an internet guide to religion offering a selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion, including syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, and software. The purpose of the guide is to encourage and facilitate the incorporation of electronic resources into teaching.

The Internet Archive, is a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, it provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

Globethics.net is a global network of persons and institutions interested in various fields of applied ethics. It offers access to a large number resources on ethics, especially through its leading global digital ethics library. In addition, it facilitates collaborative web-based research, conferences, online publishing and active sharing of information. Globethics.net aims especially at increasing access to ethics perspectives from Africa, Latin America and Asia. It strengthens global common values and respect of ethical contextual diversity. One can register free to access this site and use the resources.