Library GraffitiJuly 2012

 

Research in Ministry

Has someone already written my DMin thesis?  Check this index to DMin theses, produced by the American Theological Library Association.
http://rim.atla.com/star/rimonline_login.htm

Dissertations and Theses

And what about all the Drew DMin dissertations?  Many of them are fulltext online in this database.  Limit your search by Drew=School, D.Min.=Degree, to find them.
http://www.drew.edu/library/er/dissertations-and-theses

Hartford Institute for Religion Research

Need to know the percentage of women clergy in the church?  Check here for facts, statistics, sociological research and the online Encyclopedia of Religion and Society.
http://hirr.hartsem.edu/

TextWeek

What’s the Epistle for this week?  And which year of the Revised Common Lectionary cycle is it, anyway?  Check here for exegetical inspiration, from webmistress J. Woodard.
http://www.textweek.com/

Ebrary Academic Complete & Oxford Scholarship Online: Religion

No library nearby?  Or the available ones all closed?  Frustrated by all those online books Google can only partially show? Search in these 2 databases for over 75,000 fulltext online titles, many in theology and religious studies.
http://www.drew.edu/library/er/ebrary-academic-complete

http://www.drew.edu/library/er/oxford-scholarship-online-religion

Chicago Manual of Style

How do I footnote an unpaged article in an online database?  The online Chicago Manual of Style tells all.  [Answer is in rule 17.181, if you can find it!]
http://www.drew.edu/library/er/chicago-manual-of-style

Other Online Reference books…

These are multiplying at an alarming rate.  See the E-Reference books list on the Library’s page, especially Encyclopedia of Religion, Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, Encyclopedia of Social Work and many others.
http://www.drew.edu/library/resourcetype/religion_theologysites

Drew Library Orientation for DMin Students: Online Guide

http://users.drew.edu/Erubinst/dmin.htm

Warning: browsing reference books can be edifying!

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