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How to Use The Seminary Bookshelf

If you need a digitally available resource (particularly in religious studies), the Seminary Bookshelf may provide access to it. The instructions below will help you discover and retrieve the content that you need.

Quick Search

Most Seminary Bookshelf content, including ebooks, articles, journals, and databases, can be found by using the main search box at the top of the page or the advanced search engine.

Finding More Information on a Specific Topic

To find general resources on a particular topic, peruse the Seminary Bookshelf's cultivated subject guides.

Finding a Particular Article with a Known Title and/or Author

If you already know the bibliographical information for an article, you can find the article using one of these approaches:

  • Search for the author or article title in the main search box at the top of the page or the advanced search engine. Many articles will appear using this method and the system will provide a direct link to the article. However, if you do not find what you are looking for, try the next approach.
  • Search for the journal title in the main search box at the top of the page or the advanced search engine. This approach will lead you to the journal’s home page, where you can retrieve the article from the journal’s website.

Video Tutorials

These tutorials were made using the DTL, but the steps will be the same for the Seminary Bookshelf.

How to Use Basic Search

How to Use Advanced Search

Intro to Subject Guides