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NABC Library Online Resources

BIBLICAL STUDIES
THEOLOGICAL STUDIES
PRACTICAL THEOLOGY STUDIES (PASTORAL MINISTRY)
INTERCULTURAL STUDIES
GENERAL STUDIES (MULTIDISCIPLINARY)
RESEARCH & WRITING HELPS

BIBLICAL STUDIES

 

Bible Study Tools

All-in-One: Bible Versions and Translations

All the Men of the Bible  (A portrait gallery and reference library of over 3,000 named biblical characters.)

All the Women of the Bible  (A convenient commentary on all the named—and unnamed—women of the Bible, from Abi to Zipporah.)

Bible.org  (Over 16,000 articles which represent the finest, most trustworthy biblical truths and materials from Pastors and Scholars around the country.)

Bible Commentary Quick Search  (Enter Scripture reference.)

BibleGateway  (A tool for reading and researching Scripture online — all in the language or translation of your choice! It provides advanced searching capabilities, which allow readers to find and compare particular passages in multiple Bible translations.)

BibleHub  (Study tools include Bible versions, atlas, concordance, dictionary, encyclopedia, commentaries, interlinear, lexicon, Apocrypha, measures, thesaurus, and more. Multilingual sources include English, Español, Français, Deutsch, Russian, Chinese and more.)

BibleStudyTools.com  (Information includes chronological timelines, Biblical facts, and overviews of the history of both BC (Before Christ) and AD (Anno Domini). Writings including creeds, confessions, and catechisms allow for the study of Christian doctrine, principles of faith and religious instructions.)

Blue Letter Bible (Multiple English versions with commentaries, images, maps, and other study tools.)

Harmony of the Four Gospels  (A complete chronology of the life of Christ, divided into titled sections and sub-divisions, with comments injected in the text.)

The IVP New Testament Commentary Series  (Each volume, informed by the best of up-to-date evangelical scholarship, presents passage-by-passage commentary based on the NIV along with background information on authorship, setting, theme and various interpretive issues.)

Nave’s Topical Bible  (Consists of 20,000+ topics and subtopics, and 100,000 references to the Scriptures.)

Parallel Bible  (Allows users to study verses using more than one translation and version. This study tool can help people see how different translators have interpreted the original language.)

Reformation Study Bible  (Widely considered one of the best tools available for Bible study, the Reformation Study Bible is edited by theologian R.C. Sproul and contains thousands of in-depth study notes compiled from over 50 distinguished biblical scholars.)

Robertson’s Word Pictures of the New Testament  (A.T. Robertson, a renowned scholar of the Greek New Testament, takes through the New Testament, verse by verse, painting word pictures from the Greek to bring to light the words and actions of Jesus and the early Christians.)

StudyLight.org  (A gateway to the largest collection of online Bible study tools and resources. StudyLight has more Bible commentaries, encyclopedias, dictionaries, parallel Bibles, interlinear Bibles, and original language tools than any other website on the internet.)

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge  (This highly respected and nearly exhaustive compilation of cross-references was developed by R.A. Torrey from references in the Rev. Thomas Scott’s Commentary and the Comprehensive Bible. With nearly 500,000 cross-references it is the most thorough source available.)

Unbound Bible  (Multi-version, multi-lingual Bible with study tools.)

WordSearch Bible (Bibles, Commentaries, and more.)

The Bible

BiblicalStudies.org.uk  (Makes high-quality theological material available by digitizing and uploading in co-operation with authors and publishers, rare and out-of-print theology books and articles.)

Codex Sinaiticus  (The Codex is the remains of a huge hand-written book that contained all the Christian scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, together with two late 1st-century Christian texts. Within its beautifully handwritten Greek text are the earliest surviving copy of the complete New Testament and the earliest and best copies of some of the Jewish scriptures, in the form that they were adopted by the Christian Church.)

Dictionary of Bible Themes  (This instantly accessible and easy-to-use dictionary of Bible themes was compiled by the outstanding editorial team of Martin Manser, Alister McGrath, J. I. Packer, and Donald Wiseman.)

International Bible Encyclopedia  (Contains articles by nearly 200 scholars about archaeological discoveries, the language, and literature of Bible lands, customs, family life, occupations, and the historical and religious environments of Bible people.)

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia  (An exhaustive Biblical encyclopedia that details every significant word in the Bible. Contains articles by nearly 200 scholars about every aspect of the culture, language, people, and literature of the Bible.)

New Testament Gateway  (A directory of internet resources on the New Testament. Browse or search annotated links on everything connected with the academic study of the New Testament and Christian origins.)

Old Testament Gateway  (A comprehensive, annotated, academic directory of internet sites on the Old Testament.)

Old Testament History by Alfred Edersheim  (Originally published 1876-1887 in seven volumes. This electronic version of his work is from an edition that appeared in 1890 which contains all seven volumes.)

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THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

 

Apologetics

BeThinking.org  (Brings together the best possible resources for thinking about and communicating the Christian faith. Helps prepare all Christians to provide an answer to those who deny the truth of Christianity.)

Biblical Theology

Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology  (Contains 752 entries cross-referenced and cross-linked to other resources on StudyLight.org, Can be classified as a required reference book for any good study library. If you are unsure of what “sensus plenior” is or unsure of what Aquinas said about angels, or who the Pelagians were, this is the book to find the answers.)

Theopedia: An Encyclopedia of Biblical Christianity  (An evangelical encyclopedia of biblical Christianity, a network of interconnected pages, constantly being refined and updated.)

Doctrinal Theology

Calvinism Resources Database  (Provides bibliographic information for articles, essays, and lectures produced from the 16th century to the present which deal with John Calvin and 16th century Calvinism.)

Institutes of the Christian Religion  (John Calvin’s “opus magnum” of Christian theology.)

Open Access Digital Theological Library  (A virtual library for theology, religious studies, and related disciplines.)

Theological Journals Search  (Full-text articles from over 350 open access journals related to religious studies, Scripture studies, systematic theology, and practical theology.)

TheologicalStudies.org.uk  (Provides a single cross-linked resource made up of five websites collectively known as “Theology on the Web”.)

Historical Theology

Catholic Encyclopedia  (Historical and philosophical ideas, persons and events, from a Catholic perspective, including issues that divide Catholicism from Protestantism and other faith communities.)

Christian Classics Ethereal Library  (Provides free electronic copies of Christian scripture and literature texts. Has the Ante-Nicene, Nicene, and Post-Nicene Church Fathers.)

Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center (Pentecostal history.)

Protestant Reformed Theological Journal  (Click on the link to “INDEX” then do CTRL-f (PC) or COMMAND-f (MAC) to do a keyword search of the index.)

Logos Books  (More than 8,000 classic works from seminary libraries. Mostly out-of-copyright (pre-1927) works.)

Theological Commons  (A digital library of over 120,000 resources on theology and religion from Princeton Theological Seminary. It consists mainly of public domain books and also includes periodicals, audio recordings, photographs, manuscript collections, and other formats.)

Pentecostal / Evangelical Theology

Asbury Seminary First Fruits  (A free open-access press to make available academic material from the Wesleyan and Holiness traditions.)

Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies  (Associated with the Asia Pacific Theological Seminary in the Philippines (Assemblies of God Philippines) – 1998-present.)

Australasian Pentecostal Studies  (Promotes scholarship about Pentecostal and Charismatic (PC) movements or by PC scholars.)

Canadian Journal of Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity  (The Canadian context is an important focus of the Journal but also includes North American Pentecostalism and global society.)

Credo: The Magazine  (Evangelical, Reformational, and Baptistic.)

Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic Research  (This periodical is indexed in the ATLA Religion Database, published by the American Theological Library Association.)

Denver Journal: An Online Review of Current Biblical and Theological Studies  (Evangelical review journal of biblical and theological studies edited and produced by the faculty of Denver Seminary for use by all who are interested in biblical and theological ministry and research.)

Encounter: Journal for Pentecostal Ministry  (A scholarly publication of the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Encounter is intended to serve the Church of Jesus Christ by bringing transforming theological and professional insight to bear on the practice of ministry in the Pentecostal tradition.)

Enrichment Journal  (Ministry journal for Assemblies of God ministers. After 20 years, ceased publication in 2015. Archived copies freely available online.)

Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center  (Pentecostal history archives housed at the Assemblies of God headquarters in Springfield, Missouri, USA.)

Foundations  (An international journal of evangelical theology.)

GloPent: European Research Network on Global Pentecostalism  (An interdisciplinary academic initiative coordinated by Pentecostalism experts at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the University of Birmingham, the University of Heidelberg, and the University of Uppsala.)

Pentecostal Evangel  (The premier publication of the Assemblies of God for 100 years, from 1914 to 2014. Ceased publication in December of 2014. A searchable database of archived issues available.)

Pneuma Review  (Journal of ministry resources and theology for Pentecostal and Charismatic ministries and leaders.)

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology  (Publishes studies from all disciplines pertaining to Spirit-empowered Christianity. Published by Oral Roberts University.)

Themelios  (An international evangelical journal for students of theological and religious studies.)

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PRACTICAL THEOLOGY STUDIES (PASTORAL MINISTRY)

 

Assemblies of God National Office

Crosswalk.com (Christian Life.)

Enrichment Journal  (Ministry journal for Assemblies of God ministers. After 20 years, ceased publication in 2015. Archived copies freely available online.)

Leadership Journal   (By the publishers of Christianity Today. Access the complete Leadership Journal archives. Containing over 35 years of issues. These archives contain a trove of pastoral wisdom, leadership skills, and encouragement for your calling.)

RIM: Research in Ministry  (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).

Theological Journals Search  (Full-text articles from over 350 open access journals related to religious studies, Scripture studies, systematic theology, and practical theology.)

Works of Jonathan Edwards  (A collection of writings and articles from Jonathan Edwards. The collection contains edited published works and raw manuscripts.)

 

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INTERCULTURAL STUDIES

 

Adherents.com (Provides statistical information on over 4,200 religions, denominations, churches, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, and movements.)

Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA)  (The ARDA allows you to interactively explore the highest quality data on American and international religion using online features for generating national profiles, GIS maps, church membership overviews, denominational heritage trees, tables, charts, and other reports.)

CIA World Factbook  (Provides facts about every country in the world, including information about history, geography, transportation, and much more.)

Encyclopedia Mythica  (Encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion.)

Global Missiology  (Contributions from international researchers, practitioners, and scholars who have a global perspective.)

International Journal of Frontier Missions  (Published in the name of the International Student Leaders Coalition for Frontier Missions, a fellowship of younger leaders committed to the purposes of the twin consultations of Edinburgh 1980: The World Consultation on Frontier Missions and the International Student Consultation on Frontier Missions.)

International Journal of Pentecostal Missiology  (Facilitates the engagement, research, and investigation of missiology from within a Pentecostal perspective. Published periodically by Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.)

Perseus Digital Library  (Literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world and classical Greek, Latin, and Arabic.)

Resources for American Christianity  (Resources that help better understand the impact, trends, and trajectories of Christianity in American society.)

RIM: Research in Ministry  (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).

World Digital Library  (Significant primary materials, in multilingual format, from countries and cultures around the world.)

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GENERAL STUDIES (MULTIDISCIPLINARY)

 

General Reference

Britannica Academic  (A current, comprehensive general reference resource including encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, and multimedia.)  (Requires NABC login.)

RefSeek.com  (Searches more than one billion documents, including web pages, books, encyclopedias, journals, and newspapers.)

Search Engines / Databases

BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)  (BASE is one of the world’s most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library.)

CORE  (Over 130 million open access articles and research papers from repositories and journals worldwide.)

DART-Europe eTheses Portal  (Access to 422504 open access research theses from 536 Universities in 27 European countries.)

Directory of Open Access Books  (Increases discoverability of Open Access books.)

Directory of Open Access Journals  (Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.)

Directory of Open Access Repositories  (Freely available academic research information. Full texts are available for most results.)

EBSCO Open Dissertations  (Freely available electronic theses and dissertations database offering access to more than 800,000 ETDs.)

EThOS: Electronic Theses Online Service  (EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximize the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses.)

Google Book Search  (Search the latest index of the world’s books. Find millions of great books you can preview or read for free. Google Books is a great way to search for subjects, quotes, authors, and literary sources. Often, the full text will not be available, but you can search excerpts of books for your required information.)

Google Scholar  (Google Scholar has been a secret weapon of students for years. Here you can search topics, and it will return relevant, reputable articles, journals, and research. Full texts are sometimes available, while others are behind paywalls on publishers’ websites.)

Government Websites  (List of links.)

HathiTrust Digital Library  (A partnership of major research institutions and libraries to preserve the cultural record.)

High Wire (Browse journals from Stanford University.)

Ingenta Connect  (The world’s largest resource for scholarly publications. Most resources are behind a paywall, but many are free.)

JSTOR Early Journal Content  (Journal content published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere that is freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world. Content includes scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences. Be sure to check the “Include only content I can access” box. Sort by “Newest to Oldest” to bring more contemporary articles to the top of the results list.)

JURN.org  (This is a general database of online journals which are freely available. Major subjects include arts, humanities, business, law, nature, science, medicine, and religion.)

Library of Congress  (The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections.)

NABC Library EBook Collection and Christian Periodical Index  (Requires NABC login.)

The National Archives  (A free resource that helps you find historical documents and journals.)

NC Live  (As a patron of a local public library all North Carolinians may use NC LIVE resources.)

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)  (Promotes the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations.)

Microsoft Academic Search  (Provides “continually refreshed and extensive academic content from over120 million publications.” Some of these provide full-text access, while you will find others behind a paywall.)

The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge  (Focuses on Christianity from a primarily Protestant point of view.)

OAIster  (A collection of freely available, previously difficult-to-access, academically oriented digital resources that are easily searchable by anyone.)

The Online Books Page  (University of Pennsylvania’s listing of over 3 million free online books.)

Open Access Theses and Dissertations  (Currently indexes over 3 million graduate theses and dissertations.)

Paperity  (Easy access to more than 1.6 million papers and 4.4 thousand journals.)

Project Gutenberg  (Over 42,000 free eBooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.)

ProQuest Open Access Dissertations and Theses  (Quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.)

Religion Online  (Designed to assist scholars who are interested in exploring religious issues. Its aim is to represent many different points of view, but all written from the perspective of sound scholarship.)

ResearchGate  (Allows researchers to both share and find research. Although you must sign up to use the platform, registration is free.)

Search Engine Colossus  (International Directory of Search Engines)

SHARE  (A higher education initiative whose mission is to maximize research impact by making research widely accessible, discoverable, and reusable.)

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy  (Each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.)

United Nations Data  (Brings international statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point. Users can search and download a variety of statistical resources compiled by the United Nations (UN) statistical system and other international agencies.)

WorldCat (Find items in the libraries nearest you.)

WWW Virtual Library  (The oldest catalog of the Web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of HTML and of the Web itself, in 1991 at CERN in Geneva.)

Education

Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  (A peer-reviewed academic journal covering research in educational technology, instructional design, online and e-learning, educational design, multimedia, computer-assisted learning, and related areas.)

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)  (Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text.)

International Journal of Educational Technology  (An international refereed journal in the field of educational technology, sponsored by faculty, staff, and students at The Graduate School of Education at the University of Western Australia and the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.)

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement  (A peer-reviewed open-access academic journal that covers issues concerning service learning and university outreach to surrounding communities.)

The Pentecostal Educator  (Scholarly and practical articles related to theological education within the Pentecostal tradition to encourage the continuing maturation of Pentecostal theological education. It is intentionally practical, applied and international.)

RIM: Research in Ministry  (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).

Student Success:  A Journal Exploring the Experiences of Students in Tertiary Education  (An international, open-access, peer-reviewed, scholarly publication exploring the experiences of students in tertiary education.)

Wabash Center  (Supports teachers of religion and theology in higher education through meetings and workshops, grants, consultants, a journal and other resources to make accessible the scholarship of teaching and learning.)

Health / Medicine

BioMed Central  (BioMed Central provides open access research in more than 290 peer-reviewed journals in the fields of biology, clinical medicine, and health.)

Elsevier Open Access Journals  (All published articles are fully peer-reviewed, immediately free to access and download from ScienceDirect.)

Free Medical Journals

HealthFinder  (A U.S. Government website with resources on a wide range of health topics.)

Medline Plus Health Information  (Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.)

National Institutes of Health  (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.)

Nutrition.gov  (Provides easy access to food and nutrition information from across the (U.S.) federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers.)

PubMed  (Offers access to “more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.” Some citations link to the full text on PubMed Central and publisher websites, while others are behind paywalls. You can filter your search to view full texts only.)

ScienceDaily  (One of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Includes sections on Health & Medicine, Space, Computers, and Mathematics.)

ScienceOpen  (Offers open access to more than 28 million articles in all areas of science. Although you do need to register to view the full text of the articles, registration is free. The advanced search function is highly detailed, allowing you to find precisely the research you’re looking for.)

Humanities

Ancient History Encyclopedia  (A peer-reviewed source of ancient history information.)

Best of History Websites  (An award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites.)

Encyclopedia Mythica  (Encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion.)

OAPEN Library  (contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.)

Perseus Digital Library  (Literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world and classical Greek, Latin, and Arabic.)

PhilPapers  (An open access comprehensive index, and archive of research literature in philosophy. This resource contains more than 1,700,000 research books and articles pertaining to metaphysics and epistemology; value theory; science, logic, and mathematics; history of western philosophy; philosophical traditions, and more.)

SAGE Open  (A peer-reviewed open access publication for the humanities and social and behavioral sciences.)

Sheet Music Database  (Music Library, University of South Carolina.)

Sketches of Church History  (A two-volume work, by Reverend J.C. Robertson, giving an overview of the history of the Church from the death of Christ to the Reformation.)

Natural Sciences

Elsevier Open Access Journals  (All published articles are fully peer-reviewed, immediately free to access and download from ScienceDirect.)

MDPI – Open Access Publishing  (The website of the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, is a platform for peer-reviewed, scientific open-access journals operated by MDPI AG, based in Basel, Switzerland.)

MyScienceWork  (Provides access to over 60 million articles, 25 million of which are open access.)

Open Science Directory  (Scientific journals.)

Public Library of Science  (A non-profit organization committed to facilitating openness in academic research. According to the site, “all PLOS content is at the highest possible level of open access, meaning that scientific articles are immediately and freely available to anyone, anywhere.”)

Science.gov  (Searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.)

ScienceOpen  (Offers open access to more than 28 million articles in all areas of science. Although you do need to register to view the full text of the articles, registration is free. The advanced search function is highly detailed, allowing you to find precisely the research you’re looking for.)

World Library of Science  (Offers quality Nature Education content in short eBooks and articles, serving a mission to equalize access to high-quality resources for science education for all communities.)

Formal Sciences

arXive-Print Archive  (Open access to 1,377,332 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering, and Systems Science, and Economics.)

CiteSeerX  (A computer and information science database. Here you can find links to scholarly articles and journals about related subjects.)

Computer Science Bibliography  (An online index of major computer science publications. Although it provides access to both free access articles and those behind a paywall, you can limit your search to only full-text articles. The site indexes more than three million publications, making it an invaluable resource in the world of computer science.)

Logical Methods in Computer Science  (A fully refereed, open access, free, electronic journal on theoretical and practical areas in computer science.)

Math Forum  (Leading online resource for improving math learning, teaching, and communication.)

MathGuide  (MathGuide is a gateway to various scholarly resources in the field of mathematics, allowing you to sort through libraries, archives, journals, open access journals, and more.)

ScienceDaily  (One of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Includes sections on Health & Medicine, Space, Computers, and Mathematics.)

ScienceOpen  (Offers open access to more than 28 million articles in all areas of science. Although you do need to register to view the full text of the articles, registration is free. The advanced search function is highly detailed, allowing you to find precisely the research you’re looking for.)

Theory of Computing  (An online journal dedicated to the widest dissemination, free of charge, of research papers in theoretical computer science.)

zbMath  (An excellent database for finding documents, authors, and journals related to mathematics. Some of them are freely available, while others require payment.)

Social Sciences

EconBiz  (Journals, working papers, and conferences in Business Studies and Economics. EconBiz is an excellent resource for economic and business studies.)

EconStor  (Offers more than 128,000 open access documents in the field of economics and allows you to search by author, year, document type, or collection.)

OAPEN Library  (contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.)

Perseus Digital Library  (Literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world and classical Greek, Latin, and Arabic.)

PubPsych  (A search engine for those seeking psychological information.)

SAGE Open  (A peer-reviewed open access publication for the humanities and social and behavioral sciences.)

SocArXiv  (An open access archive for the social sciences.)

Social Science Research Network  (A number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.)

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RESEARCH & WRITING HELPS

 

Citations and Formatting

How to Format a Paper for MLA 8th Edition

MLA Documentation Guide  (University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center.)

MLA 8th Edition Formatting and Citations

MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Sample Paper – MLA 8th Edition

Citation Management Tools

BibMe  (A free (MLA/APA/Chicago) online bibliography generator. Choose the source, fill out the form, and it will create a formatted citation.)

Citation Machine  (Free online tool that generates MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian references.)

EasyBib  (Citation generator.)

EndNote  (A proprietary bibliographic management software program that allows you to collect and organize citations and insert them into a word processing program in formatted bibliographic styles. It is a very sophisticated citation manager that offers the largest number of citation formats and options.)

KnightCite – MLA Citation Style  (Calvin College, the Hekman Library..

Mendeley  (A free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. Automatically generate bibliographies, collaborate easily with other researchers online, easily import papers from other research software, find relevant papers based on what you’re reading, access your papers from anywhere online, read papers on the go, with their new iPhone app, etc.)

Zotero  (An easy-to-use yet powerful research tool that helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources (citations, full texts, web pages, images, and other objects), and lets you share the results of your research.)

Research

Evaluating Website Content 

How to Evaluate a Web Page

Scholarly vs. Popular Sources  (An interactive tutorial that helps distinguish between scholarly and popular sources.)

Study Guides and Strategies (General help with studying and research.)

Writing

Academic Phrasebank  (Provides examples of some of the phraseological ‘nuts and bolts’ of writing organized according to the main sections of a research paper.)

The Plagiarism Spectrum  (Identifies ten types of plagiarism.)

Purdue Online Writing Lab  (From Purdue University.)

The Writing Center  (Stages of the writing process; grammar and punctuation; improving writing style; citing references. From the University of Wisconsin.)

Grammar / English Language

American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

English Dictionary  (Definitions, grammar tips, word game help and more from 16 authoritative sources.)

The Elements of Style (Strunk)  (This classic reference book gives the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.)

Grammar Handbook  (This handbook explains and illustrates the basic grammatical rules concerning parts of speech, phrases, clauses, sentences and sentence elements, and common problems of usage. From the University of Illinois’ Writing Workshop.)

Merriam-Webster Online

OneLook Dictionary Search  (In addition to defining words, this unique site has a “reverse dictionary” that finds the right word from your concept, and translates into other languages.)

Oxford Living Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary 

Online Graphical Dictionary

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