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Research Resources

Databases and Online Resources by Title

  • DTS Library Resources (Online)
    • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)- Multi-disciplinary full-text database.
    • ATLA Religion Database (EBSCO) - Citations for religion and theology articles.
    • Business Source Complete (EBSCO) - 3000+ full-text scholarly business journals on management, leadership, economics etc...
    • ERIC (EBSCO) - The Educational Resource Information Center provides access to full-text education literature and resources.
    • JSTOR - Multi-disciplinary database of full-text articles in fields of history, archaeology, classics, the arts, psychology and various sciences.
    • PsycINFO - Full-text professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines.
  • Bible Outlines - Sermon outlines, Bible study and commentary materials.
  • Bible Studies Foundation - Evangelical sermon, expositional works and NET Bible translation.
  • Blue Letter Bible Commentaries - An older selection of commentaries.
  • Desiring God - John Piper's sermon manuscripts.
  • Google Scholar - Internet metasearch engine research tool.
  • Google Books - Internet metasearch engine book research tool.
  • NetLibrary E-books - Over 35k full-text ebooks on multi-disciplinary subjects. (Note: Off- campus students must have a personal account created).
  • Peninsula Bible Church Library - Sermon archives of expositional preachers such as Ray Stedman.
  • RIM (Research in Ministry) - Indexes DMin projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the ATS.
  • SONIC LIGHT (Full Text) - Expositional Commentaries of Old and New Testaments.
  • TREN - Theological Research Exchange Network.
  • XPASTOR (Full Text) - Select resources for executive leadership and administration in the local church setting.

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Library Resources

Turpin Library provides access to a vast amount of research material, including a wide variety of full-text electronic resources. There are also tips on research methods, academic and technical writing, and research theory.