Research in Ministry® (RIM®)
indices 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). RIM
is a searchable database with entries for authors, titles,
thesis/project advisors, schools, and ATLA subject headings. Abstracts
can be searched by keyword. The database also supports Boolean and
proximity searches as well as nested searches and wildcards. Links have
also been added to records for schools that also participate in the
Theological Research Exchange Network.
RIM online supersedes Research in Ministry previously issued in print format covering the years 1981/83-1998.
How to access: http://rim.atla.com/star/rimonline_login.htm
Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative (CDRI) theological database from ATLA (American Theological Library Association)The
Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative of the American Theological
Library Association and Association of Theological Schools is a
repository of digital resources contributed by member libraries.
CDRI database provides access to digital images of woodcuts,
photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts,
lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of
Christian art, architecture, and iconography. The collections included
in the database are described below.
Use the Search Form to locate images or browse the collections. Use Keyword searching across all images in the database, or to browse individual or selected collections using the Limit by Collection option.
The following topical groupings of collections may be of interest:
- Architecture, art, iconography
- Ancient Near East
- Manuscripts, Texts, Sermons
- Missions, World Religion
Gale Cengage Learning's Literary Index
Cengage Learning's free, literary database is a useful online index
that allows one to research information by conducting an author, title,
or custom search:
Find which Gale literature series include entries on an author.
Title SearchCustom Search
Search for the title of a literary work to see who wrote it and/or where it's discussed in Gale's literature criticism series.
Look for authors in the Index by name, birth date, death date, or nationality.
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Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases,
conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime,
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You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments,
look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of
words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links
to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical
trials on a disease or condition.
PubMed (U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health) PubMed
comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from
MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include
links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
The Library of Congress
online collections and digitized primary documents: view maps &
photographs; read letters, diaries & newspapers; hear personal
accounts of events; listen to sound recordings & watch historic
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Digital Public Library of America