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Children's & Family Ministry

Academic Success

Music & Worship

  • Worship Leader: check out the digital magazine

  • Beyond Sunday Worship (blog)

  • Church Soundcheck resources on how to get the best possible technical and church sound results using the gear you have to work with (Curt Taipale).

  • MUSIC INTERNET: WEBSITES AND eBOOKS - a comprehensive list of websites, databases, and resources available on the internet. Includes music scores, education, history, and other information.

  • Scan Score: an academic, educational, optical music recognition software (free trial) - Scan, Play, and Edit sheet music quickly and easily.

Sheet Music

  • Word Music & Church Resources is a music publishing company that provides high quality resources for meaningful worship experiences. Purchase Sheet Music, Choral Arrangements, Worship Chord Charts, Hymnals, and More!

  • Hymnary: a comprehensive index of hymns and hymnals, including sheet music and harmonies.

  • The hymns and carols of Christmas: a comprehensive index of christmas carols and their lyrics.

Youth Ministry

Biblical Studies

  • Biblical & Theological Studies LibGuide (ACL) full of useful resources

  • Bible Hub: wikipedia for bible study, you can start here but don't stay here for your serious research.

  • Logos Web App

  • The Bible Project free animated videos that explore the books and themes of the Bible

  • Best Commentaries

  • torah.org jewish educational resources at various levels for studying the pentateuch or traditions

  • Christian Educators Journal: read latest issue online

  • Biblical Studies (free open access journals): high quality theological material freely available, providing Bible teachers and pastors with the resources they need to spread the Gospel in their countries.

  • Theology on the Web: Making Biblical Scholarship accessible. Includes bibliographies, cross-linked resources, and digitized rare or out of print theological resources.

  • Open Access Digital Theological Library: high-quality content in religious studies and related disciplines from publisher websites, institutional repositories, scholarly societies, archives, and stable public domain collections curated by professional librarians.

  • ACL Virtual Theological Library: contains bibliographic records to open access theological resources organized by format including ebooks, bible commentaries, journals, & research websites

  • Bible Study Resources compiled by Bryan College Library including online dictionaries, encyclopedias, maps, and more!

Podcast/Youtube

  • Carey Nieuwhof: weekly conversations with world class leaders.

Pastoral Studies

Pastoral Care & Counselling

Psychology:

  • Science Direct –The most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. Filter your search for Open Access (Free) articles.

  • PLoS ONE: Open Access peer-reviewed journal on several secular topics such as science, interpersonal communication, psychology, and more.

  • PubMed: National Library of Medicine (government website) contains a large database for journals and articles about public medicine. Filter for open access to find free articles.

  • PsychNet: Database by American Psychological Association. Limit to full text or send the citation to request an interlibrary loan.

  • A collection of online counseling & psychology resources, including links to datasets, research tools, handouts, and more.

  • R2Digital Library: Health Sciences focused, cross-referenced eContent featuring thousands of resources from the leading health sciences publishers—and growing every day.

  • Cochrane Library: a collection of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making

  • Be sure to check out some Print Subscriptions in the Library!

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Current Cultural Issues

  • The Center for Faith, Sexuality & Gender is a collaboration of Christian pastors, leaders and theologians who aspire to be the Church's most trusted source of theologically sound teaching and practical guidance on questions related to sexuality and gender.

  • Theology of Work is an annotated bibliography of resources that demonstrate the impact faith has within the context of day-to-day work. Material is also included that can motivate and equip others to fulfill their God-given purpose within their work circumstances.

  • The SIMA Project is a learning resource on Christian-Indigenous ministry in Alberta, specifically focusing on the evangelical tradition. A collection of historical data and a network of currently operating ministries are hosted on this site. If you are interested in getting involved with Indigenous ministry in Alberta, this is a great place to start!

  • Relevant Magazine covering faith, culture, current events, relationships, career, justice from a faith-centered perspective.

Even More Research Tools

  • Internet Archive - millions of free ebooks, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

  • Science Direct –The most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. Filter your search for Open Access (Free) articles.

  • BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engines) – BASE is one of the world’s most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. It offers academic quality and relevance resources, Deep Web resources, precise bibliographic data, sorting options, and “refine your search result” options.

  • Disciplinary Repositories - a list of open access institutional repositories organized by subject, see Psychology & Philosophy.

  • JSTOR - online academic resource with ebooks and journals available without the need for a login.

  • JURN Search – “A curated academic search-engine, indexing over 4,400 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.” It accepts google.com search limiters including placing quotation marks around phrases.

  • Theological Journals Search through Google.

  • Summit Pacific College Library Web Resource Directory of unrestricted sites organized by subject and grouping.

  • Free Religion & Theology Digital Library (ATLA) brings together digital collections of scholarly, historical, and cultural significance that are relevant to the study, teaching, and learning of religion and theology.

  • PLoS ONE: Open Access peer-reviewed journal on several secular topics such as science, interpersonal communication, psychology, and more.

  • PubMed: National Library of Medicine (government website) contains a large database for journals and articles about public medicine. Filter for open access to find free articles.

  • Paperity: multidisciplinary aggregator of Open Access journals and papers. Connecting authors with readers, boosting dissemination of new discoveries, consolidating academia around open literature. Easy and unconstrained access to thousands of journals from hundreds of disciplines, in one central location