Library Resources


The Digital Theological Library 

The Digital Theological Library (DTL) is a co-owned, born‐digital library of electronic books, journals, and other resources. This new resource will provide virtual access to a significantly larger library, plus digital copies and upgraded volumes of many volumes currently located in our libraries. DTL academic content includes over 620,000 eBooks, over 160 databases, over 35,000 journal titles, and over 11,000 hours of counseling & psychology eVideos.

The ATLA Religion database with ATLA Serials 

This database includes more than 570,000 article citations from 1,677 journals (546 currently indexed), more than 237,000 essay citations from over 16,800 multi-author works, more than 525,000 book review citations, and a growing number of multimedia citations.

Philosopher’s Index

Covering all areas of philosophy, the index includes 540,000 journal articles and book citations.  It is “the world’s most current and comprehensive bibliography of scholarly research in philosophy.”  More than 1600 journals are indexed of which 700 are currently indexed back to 1940.  Some full-text articles are included.

Cambridge Digital Library

“Cambridge University Library contains evidence of some of the greatest ideas and discoveries over two millennia. We want to make our collections accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world with an internet connection and a thirst for knowledge.” —Anne Jarvis, University Librarian.

The Foundations of Faith Collections and the Foundations of Science Collections are of relevance to our curriculum.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education.


The Education Resources Information Center “provides unlimited access to more than 1.4 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added multiple times per week. If possible, links to full text in Adobe PDF format are included.

Google Books

Search the latest index of the world’s books. Find millions of great books you can preview or read for free.

Open Access Digital Theological Library

Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) is an online repository of “high-quality content in religious studies and related disciplines from publisher websites, institutional repositories, scholarly societies, archives, and stable public domain collections.”

Post-Reformation Digital Library

the Post-Reformation Digital Library (PRDL) is a select database of digital books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.). Late medieval and patristic works printed and referenced in the early modern era are also included.

Research in Ministry

Research in Ministry® (RIM®) indexes and abstracts projects and theses from over 100 Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Theological Commons

The Theological Commons is a digital library of 76,716 books and journals on theology and religion, including 26,782 volumes from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library.


The Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN) is a library of over 19,998 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 132 different institutions.


The world’s largest library network allows you to locate materials near you wherever you are.

Carolinas Theological Library Consortium (CTLC)

CTLC offers borrowing privileges to current students from member libraries throughout the Carolinas.  Your SES ID card is required.


JURN is a search engine indexing free ejournals in the arts and humanities.


One of the most useful search engines especially for academc open access web resources.


“PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of works in philosophy. In addition to indexing books and journal articles, we monitor open acess archives and personal pages for articles by academic philosophers. We also accept articles directly from users, who can provide links or upload copies in our open access archive, the largest in philosophy.”