Open Access

GENERAL E-RESOURCES

Digital Common Network

Open acess resources powered by scholars; published by universities which includes the collection of 475350 works. The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide.

Theological Commons

The Theological Commons is a digital library of over 130,000 resources on theology and religion. It consists mainly of public domain books and also includes periodicals, audio recordings, photographs, manuscript collections, and other formats.

OER Commons Hubs

OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.

Academia

Academia is the easiest way to share papers with millions of people across the world for free. A study published in PLOS ONE found that papers uploaded to Academia receive a 69% boost in citations over 5 years.

Google Scholar

Web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature.

RightNow Media

Biblical based videos on many subjects, including Management.

Precept Austin

Database for Biblical Studies that includes verse by verse commentaries, study tools and devotionals

Wabash Center

The Wabash Center supports theology and religion faculty and doctoral students reflecting on their teaching practice — in both theological education and undergraduate education

E-BOOKS

Open Access Digital Theological Library

Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) provides high-quality content in religious studies and related disciplines.

ZLibrary

Part of Z-Library project. The world's largest ebook library with collection of 4,933,470 books and 76,824,272 articles which are related to the departments of Theology, Old Testament, New Testament, Christian Missions, Christian Ministry, Christian Ethics, Religion, Philosophy, Church History and etc,.

OAPEN Library

The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of open access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and researchers.

Open Library

The ultimate goal of the Open Library is to make all the published works of humankind available to everyone in the world.

Directory of E-Books

This directory will help you to search ebooks on various disciplines.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

The Christian Classics Ethereal Library is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education.

Rare Book Room

The "Rare Book Room" site has been constructed as an educational site intended to allow the visitor to examine and read some of the great books of the world. This site contains all of the books (about 400) that have been digitized to date. These range over a wide variety of topics and rarity.

Project Gutenberg e-Books

Project Gutenberg offers 61,051 free ebooks to download.

Post-Reformation Digital Library

The Post-Reformation Digital Library (PRDL) is a select database of digital books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.)..

UNESCO Digital Library

The UNESCO Digital Library is the repository of UNESCO’s institutional memory and a source of high-quality information on UNESCO activities (in education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and communication and information), with more than 350,000 documents..

National Digital Library of India

Registrationtion is required. Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) has initiated the National Digital Library of India pilot project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility

HathiTrust Digital Library

HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. This is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.

ResearchGate

Advance your research. Signup required. Discover scientific knowledge, and make your research visible

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E-JOURNALS

DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available. DOAJ operates an education and outreach program across the globe, focussing on improving the quality of applications submitted. This directory has collection of 14,171 Journals and 4,546,230 Articles related to various disciplines including theological resources.

Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies

The Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies (JBTS) is an academic journal focused on the fields of Bible and Theology from an inter-denominational point of view. The journal is comprised of an editorial board of scholars that represent several academic institutions throughout the world. JBTS is concerned with presenting high-level original scholarship in an approachable way.

Journal of Religion and Popular Culture

The Journal of Religion and Popular Culture is a web-based, peer-reviewed journal committed to the academic exploration, analysis and interpretation, from a range of disciplinary perspectives, of the interrelations and interactions between religion and religious expression and popular culture, broadly defined as the products of contemporary mass culture. The journal is based in Canada but is international in scope, and open to explorations of religion and popular culture in a variety of nationalities and cultures.

TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism

TC publishes full-length scholarly articles, shorter notes, project reports, and reviews of works in the field of biblical textual criticism. Articles on any aspect of the textual criticism of the Jewish and Christian scriptures (including extracanonical and related literature) are welcome, and contributions that transcend the traditional boundary between Hebrew Bible and New Testament textual criticism are especially encouraged. We also invite articles discussing the relationship between textual criticism and other disciplines.

Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism

The scope of this journal remains broad, with articles welcome on many areas of relevance to the journal’s aims. Nevertheless, the approach of the journal is also specific—to publish only the highest quality articles that examine the ways in which the Greco-Roman world was the world of the New Testament and early Judaism. The emphasis in the journal is thus on a range of possible approaches and bodies of material, including historical, linguistic, papyrological, epigraphical and synthetic studies of the kind that are often lacking in other journals.

Journal of the Jesus Movement in its Jewish Setting: From the First to the Seventh Century

The journal aims, uniquely, to advance scholarship on this crucial period in the early history of the Jewish and Christian traditions when they developed into what is today known as two world religions, mutually shaping one another. JJMJS publishes high-quality research on any topic that directly addresses or has implications for the understanding of the inter-relationship and interaction between the Jesus movement and other forms of Judaism, as well as for the processes that led to the formation of Judaism and Christianity as two related but independent religions.

Old Testament Essays

Old Testament Essays functions as a vehicle which publishes Old Testament research from various points of view. Its primary aim is to regulate and propagate the study of the Old Testament in Africa. Various fields related to the study of the Old Testament are covered: philological / linguistic studies, historical critical studies, archaeological studies, socio-historical studies, literary studies and rhetorical studies.

Australian Biblical Review

Australian Biblical Review is published by the Fellowship for Biblical Studies Inc. and, since 1951, has provided a forum for biblical scholars to make their research available to the international scholarly community and many important contributions to biblical scholarship have been published in ABR over the years by scholars from around the world.

The Bible and Critical Theory

The Bible and Critical Theory is an exploratory and innovative online scholarly journal. The journal explores the intersections between critical theory, understood in the broad sense, and biblical studies. It publishes peer-reviewed articles that investigate the contributions from critical theory to biblical studies, and contributions from biblical studies to critical theory. The journal has an active series of book reviews, which are published with each issue.

Biblica

Published since 1920 by the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, Biblica is a peer-reviewed, research journal and appears four times a year. It is dedicated to biblical studies on the Old and New Testament, and intertestamentary literature, and covers fields of research, such as exegesis, philology, and history.

Denver Journal

Denver Journal is a review journal. It aims to include reviews of all recent and significant books and published media relating to the major fields of biblical and theological studies: Old Testament, New Testament, Church History, Systematic Theology, World Christianity, Pastoral Ministry and Evangelism, Counseling, Philosophy of Religion, Education Ministries and Administration, Homiletics and Speech, and Youth and Family Ministries.

Open Theology - De Gruyter

Open Theology is an international Open Access, peer-reviewed academic journal that welcomes contributions written in English addressing religion in its various forms and aspects: historical, theological, sociological, psychological, and other. The journal encompasses all major disciplines of Theology and Religious Studies, presenting doctrine, history, organization and everyday life of various types of religious groups and the relations between them.

Religions: An Open Access Journal from MDPI

Religions (ISSN 2077-1444) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal on religions and theology, published monthly online by MDPI.

The Journal of Theological Studies

Founded in 1899, The Journal of Theological Studies crosses the entire range of theological research, scholarship and interpretation. Ancient and modern texts, inscriptions, and documents that have not before appeared in type are also reproduced.

Theological Studies Journal

Founded and sponsored by the Society of Jesus in the United States of America, Theological Studies is a Catholic scholarly journal that serves the Church and its mission by promoting a deeper understanding of the Christian faith through the publication of research in theological disciplines. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Journal of Religion & Society

The Journal of Religion & Society is a cross-disciplinary, electronic journal published by the Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society at Creighton University. The journal promotes the study of religious groups and beliefs among various peoples, past and present.

Religion

Search for Articles in the Following Journals

Biblical Studies

Over 40,000 theological articles are now available on this site free of charge.

Journals for free

Journals for Free is a directory of open access journals and journals with some kind of open access to their materials. has now more that 17,000 open access journals related to Religion and Philosophy.

Theology and Religious Studies

Collections in Globethics.net Library.

Journals AtoZ

Collections in Globethics.net Library.

International Journal of Philosophy and Theology

International Journal of Philosophy and Theology publishes scholarly articles and reviews that concern the intersection between philosophy and theology. It aims to stimulate the creative discussion between various traditions, for example the analytical and the continental traditions.

Theological Librarianship

Theological Librarianship is an open access journal publishing essays, columns, critical reviews, bibliographic essays, and peer-reviewed articles on various aspects of theological librarianship and its contribution to theological education.

E-REFERENCE BOOKS

OneLook Thesaurus and Reverse Dictionary

Dictionary search over 18,955,870 words in 1061 dictionaries indexed.

Cambridge Dictionary online

Explore the Cambridge Dictionary to make your words meaningful.

Encyclopedia.com

No.1 Online Encyclopedia

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Reviewed Academic Resources related to Philosophy.

New World Encyclopedia

New World Encyclopedia (NWE) is designed to organize human knowledge so the reader will learn information not just for its own sake, but for its value to the reader. New World Encyclopedia is a wiki-based encyclopedia which contains carefully selected articles that are rewritten and supervised by a team of editors.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.

Scholarpedia

Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written and maintained by scholarly experts from around the world.

E-THESES AND DISSERTATIONS

EBSCO Open Dissertations

OpenDissertations.org is a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs that brings an innovative approach to increasing traffic and discoverability of ETD research. This new collaboration extends the work started in 2014, when EBSCO and the H.W. Wilson Foundation created American Doctoral Dissertations which contained indexing from the H.W. Wilson print publication, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities, 1933-1955 and also include records for dissertations and theses from 1955 to the present.

EThOS e-theses

EThos e-theses online Services helps to search over 500,000 doctoral theses. Download instantly for your research.

ProQuest

ProQuest is committed to empowering researchers and librarians around the world. It includes the world’s largest collection of dissertations and theses; more than 450,000 ebooks.

Open Thesis

OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.

Mahatma Gandhi University Online Thesis Library

The First Online Digital Theses library covering more than 1000 theses in Sanskrit, Malayalam, Hindi and English The Digitilization project done for the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India commemorating 25 year of achievement.

DiVA portal

DiVA portal is a finding tool and an institutional repository for research publications and student theses written at 49 universities and research institutions.

DART-Europe E-theses Portal

DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses. DART-Europe is endorsed by LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche), and it is the European Working Group of the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD). The DART-Europe partners help to provide researchers with a single European Portal for the discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs).

Open Access Dissertations and Theses

The Open Access Dissertations and Theses Collection consists of electronic versions of dissertations and theses produced by students of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The dissertations within this collection are available to all researchers, however some of the dissertations are only available after the expiration of an embargo period.

The Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Centre

A reservoir of Indian Theses. The Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Centre provides a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses and make it available to the entire scholarly community in open access.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).

E-NEWS PAPERS

OnlineWspaperlist.com

The directory of leading world news papers.

http://www.allindianewspapers.com/

This site give acess to the prominant regional newspapers across the country.

Online News Papers

Online Newspaper Directory for the World. Thousands of world newspapers available to read here.

Dailyhunt

This directory will help to read about 394 English News Papers..

BIBLE STUDY TOOLS

Bible Study Tools

Bible Study Tools with online library resources along with Bible versions and translations, Aprocypha books, Commentaries, Concordances, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, History, and Lexicons.

Bible Gateway

Bible Gateway is a searchable online Bible in more than 200 versions and 70 languages that you can freely read, research, and reference anywhere. With a library of audio Bibles, a mobile app, devotionals, email newsletters, and other free resources, Bible Gateway equips you not only to read the Bible, but to understand it.

Bible Hub

Bible Hub Online Parallel Bible, search and study tools including parallel texts, cross references, Treasury of Scripture, and commentaries. This site provides quick access to topical studies, interlinears, sermons, Strong's and many more resources.

Bible.Org

Collections of Bible study resources.

BLUE Letter Bible

Blue Letter Bible provides powerful tools for an in-depth study of God’s Word through our free online reference library, with study tools that are grounded in the historical, conservative Christian faith.

Bible Study

BibleStudy.org is an Christian outreach started in early 1996 and makes every effort to create content based on what Scripture teaches

Bibles Net.com

Online Bible Study with Tools and Resources.

StudyLight.org

StudyLight.org, the largest collection of online Bible study tools and resources which includes Bible commentaries, encyclopedias, dictionaries, lexicons and original language tools

SERMON PREPARATION RESOURCES

SermonCentral

SermonCentral is the world's leader in sermon resources and research. We are dedicated to equipping pastors worldwide in excellence in preaching.

Preaching.com

Preaching.com is a leading resource that provides tools and ideas for pastors and church leaders to help them lead well. From ideas on sermon topics to how to develop church growth to insight on ministry life, Preaching helps pastors develop every area of life and work in ministry.

Sermon Illustrations

Sermons.com is the largest subscription based preaching resource in the world and our resources are gathered from the largest collection of professional writers. Our goal is to help clergy prepare for powerful worship each week with the best resources.

Preaching Today

PreachingToday.com is a resource from Christianity Today, a nonprofit, global media ministry that serves the church through print magazines, digital publications, websites and blogs which together reach over 5 million people each month providing 4,000+ illustrations,1,100+ Skills articles, 1,500+ Sermon outlines and transcripts.

Sermon Illustrator

Inspirational stories to lift up your soul closer to God. Real-life experiences as well as illustrations are available on this site. 85,064 Illustrations Available.

BIBLICAL LANGUAGE STUDY RESOURCES

ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF BIBLICAL STUDIES

Israel Institute of Biblical Studies aims to make the Bible accessible to people around the world. Through biblical study and language courses students connect with teachers in the Holy Land to learn the original languages of the Old and New Testaments.

Biblical Training

Free recources for learning the Basics of Biblical Greek. Lectures given by Dr. Bill Mounce

eTeacher Biblical

eTeacher is a leading provider of online education technologies and resources.

Preaching Today

PreachingToday.com is a resource from Christianity Today, a nonprofit, global media ministry that serves the church through print magazines, digital publications, websites and blogs which together reach over 5 million people each month providing 4,000+ illustrations,1,100+ Skills articles, 1,500+ Sermon outlines and transcripts.

Sermon Illustrator

Inspirational stories to lift up your soul closer to God. Real-life experiences as well as illustrations are available on this site. 85,064 Illustrations Available.