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Dictionaries

  • American Heritage Dictionary of the English LanguageThe American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition, is a record of English vocabulary as it is used by a broad and diverse group of educated speakers and writers.

  • OneLook Dictionaries Over 700 dictionaries that cover the subjects of a general nature, slang, arts & humanities, business/government, computer/Internet, medical, religion, science, sports and technology.

  • Dictionary Resources From the Internet Public Library

Encyclopedias

Internet Basics

  • LearntheNet.com It's used extensively as an objective source of Internet training by thousands of educational institutions worldwide, including schools, universities and libraries, as well as corporations and government agencies.

  • FindArticles.com A web resource that can be searched for full-text articles in more than 300 reputable magazines and journals, archived to 1998

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On-Line Books

  • Christian Classics books in electronic format, selected for your edification. There is enough good reading material here to last you a lifetime.

  • On-Line Books indexes over 15,000 titles of full text and free books.  **Highly Recommended**

  • Project Gutenberg books printed before 1923 in electronic format

On-Line Journals / Databases

  • OCLC First Search
    A group of over 70 databases and more than 1.5 million full-text articles available to BMA Seminary students and faculty. An authorization code and password needed to use FirstSearch may be obtained in person at the circulation desk in the library (Library Identification card must be presented) or email for permission at blaylock@bmats.edu.
    Some of the databases in FirstSearch include:
    ArticleFirst Index of contents of nearly 12, 500 journals.
    ATLA Religion Citations from international titles and multi-author works related to the field of religion
    ATLA Serials Contains the full text of selected journals in religion and theology indexed in the ATLA religion database
    Books in Print Provides complete, publisher-verified information on all U.S. books in print
    Education Index Publications in the field of education
    ERIC Journal articles and reports in education
    GPO United States government publications
    MEDLINE Abstracted articles from medical journals
    PapersFirst An index of papers presented at conferences
    PerAbs Periodical abstracts from over 1500 journals
    ProcedingsFirst An index of conference publications
    Union Lists OCLC Union list of Periodicals
    WorldCat Books and other materials in 23,000 libraries worldwide

  • Research In Ministry (RIM)
    This database indexes and abstracts project reports and theses from over 50 Doctor of Ministry programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. No authorization code and password needed.

  • Guide to Social Science & Religion in Periodical Literature (GSSR)
    This database gives citations from over 100 periodicals in subject fields of the arts, politics, sociology, philosophy science, education, psychology and religion, some of which are not indexed in the ATLA Periodical Index. The authorization code and password needed to use GSSR may be obtained in person at the circulation desk in the library (Library Identification card must be presented) or email for permission to blaylock@bmats.edu

  • Full Text Electric Journals at McAlister Library

  • Serials in Cyberspace Collections, resources and services (search for "serials in cyberspace" under search) **Highly Recommended**

  • FindArticles.com A web resource that can be searched for full-text articles in more than 300 reputable magazines and journals, archived to 1998

  • WebCATS Library catalogs on the net

  • Adoremus Bulletin
  • The Christian Century
  • Expository Times
  • Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus
  • Journal for the Study of the New Testament
  • Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
  • Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha
  • The Tablet

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