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Annotated Bibliographies

Book or monograph Glynn: Commentary and Reference SurveyJohn Glynn, Commentary and Reference Survey. Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic & Professional, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 0825427363. pp.320.
Book or monograph Knut Holter, Old Testament Research for Africa: A Critical Analysis and Annotated Bibliography of African Old Testament Dissertations, 1967-2000. Bible and Theology in Africa, 3. New York: Peter Lang, 2000. ISBN: 0820457884. pp.vii+143.
On-line Resource Religious and Theological Abstracts. A very useful site.

Computer Software

On-line Resource H. Van Dyke Parunak, "Windows software for Bible study," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 46.3 (Sept. 2003): 465-495. View in PDF format pdf

How to Study

Book or monograph How to Read a BookMortimer J. Adler & Charles Van Doren, How to Read a Book. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1972. Pbk. ISBN: 0671212095. pp.426.
Book or monograph Baird: History of New Testament ResearchWilliam Baird, History of New Testament Research, Vol 1. Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 1992. Pbk. ISBN: 0800626265. pp.488.
Book or monograph William Badke Research Strategies Finding Your Way through the Information FogWilliam Badke Research Strategies Finding Your Way through the Information Fog. Universe, 2004. Pbk. ISBN-13: 978-0595313716. pp.188.
Book or monograph Encoutering God's Word. Beginning Biblical StudiesPhilip Duce & Daniel Strange, eds., Encoutering God's Word. Beginning Biblical Studies. Leicester: Apollos, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 0851117929. pp.219.
On-line Resource Seth Erlandsson, "Is there ever Biblical Research without Presuppositions?" TSF Bulletin 65 (Spring 1973): 1-5. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Sign-up to Perlego and access book instantly Michael Kibbe, From Topic to ThesisMichael Kibbe, From Topic to Thesis. A Guide to Theological Research. Downers Grove, IL: IVPAcademic, 2016. ISBN: 9780830899814. pp.153. [Sign-up to Perlego and access book instantly]
On-line Resource V. Philips Long, "Renewing Conversations: Doing Scholarship in an Age of Skepticism, Accommodation, and Specialization," Bulletin for Biblical Research 13.2 (2003): 227-249.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Mann: The Oxford Guide to Library ResearchThomas Mann, The Oxford Guide to Library Research. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pbk. ISBN: 0195123131.
Sign-up to Perlego and access book instantly Robert W. Pazmino, Doing Theological ResearchRobert W. Pazmino, Doing Theological Research. An Introductory Guide for Survival in Theological Education. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2009. ISBN: 9781621891529. pp.104. [Sign-up to Perlego and access book instantly]
On-line Resource John B. Taylor, "The Mind in NT Christianity," TSF Bulletin 57 (Summer 1970): 1-3. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Article in Journal or Book P. Thagard, "The Best Explanation: Criterion for Theory Choice," Journal of Philosophy 75 (1978): 76-92.
On-line Resource Carl Trueman, "The Importance of Being Earnest: Approaching Theological Study," Themelios 26.1 (Autumn 2000): 34-47.
On-line Resource Edward J. Young, "Some Thoughts on Old Testament Scholarship," Faith and Thought 93.2 (1963): 74-87.View in PDF format pdf


On-line Resource British Library Manuscripts Catalogue
On-line Resource Dr. Williams's Library, 14 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0AG; Tel.: +44 (0)20 7387 3727. Fax: +44 (0)20 7388 1142. e-mail:
On-line Resource Colin J. Hemer, "Bibliographies of Scholars: Resources of Tyndale Library," Tyndale Bulletin 33 (1982): 137-164. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Gladstone's Library, Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire. CH5 3DF. Reception: + 44 (0)1244 532350. Fax: + 44 (0)1244 520643.
On-line Resource Tyndale House, Cambridge UK. Residential Centre for Biblical Studies

Library Indices

On-line Resource Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries. Union List of Periodicals.
On-line Resource COPAC is a union catalogue. It provides FREE access to the merged online catalogues of 22 of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland PLUS the British Library.
On-line Resource Library of Congress On-line Catalogue
On-line Resource Libdex - International Library Index

Plagiarism - what it is and how to avoid it

On-line Resource, the on-line resource for people concerned with the growing problem of Internet plagiarism.

Student Helps

On-line Resource L'Année philologique - 350,000 bibliographic records for the years 1969 to 1999, with 12,500 new records added each year.
On-line Resource The Evangelical Training Directory, endorsed by the World Evangelical Alliance as a central database of evangelical training worldwide.
Article in Journal or Book Bruce H. Grigsby, "A Proposed Guide For Citing Rabbinic Texts," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 24.1 (1981): 83-90.
Article in Journal or Book Edith Lubetski, "Online Resources for Biblical Studies: A Sampling, Currents in Research: Biblical Studies 8 (2000): 134-145.
On-line Resource The International Missionary Training Network
Book or monograph Pocket Dictionary of Biblical StudiesArthur G. Patzia & Anthony J. Petrotta, Pocket Dictionary of Biblical Studies. Leicester: IVP, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0851112684. pp. 128.

Style Guides

Book or monograph The SBL Handbook of StylePatrick H. Alexander, John F. Kutsko, James D. Ernest, Shirley Decker-Lucke & David L. Petersen, , eds., The SBL Handbook of Style: For Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Early Christian Studies. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers, 1999. ISBN 156563487X. pp.304.
Book or monograph The Chicago Manual of StyleErnest Hinchliffe, The Chicago Manual of Style, 14th edn. University of Chicago Press, 1993. Hbk. ISBN: 0226103897. pp.924.
On-line Resource The Chicago Manual of Style On-line FAQ