Category: New Resources

Talmud Text Databank: Trial

BU is offering a trial of the Talmud Text Databank (Co-operative Development Initiative Project). This resource was created by CDI systems in partnership with the Saul Lieberman Institute of Talmudic Research of the Jewish Theological Seminary and Bar Ilan University’s Institute for Computerization in Jewish Life. The trial can be accessed on campus only here: […]

Asian Language Book Collection/Graphic Novel Collection

We would like to announce a new browsable collection at the Theology Library.  From time to time the Library receives donations of books in non-western languages, particularly in Chinese and Korean.  Since we do not have staff with expertise in cataloging in those languages, these books have up to now not been made available to […]

Now Available: Books ordered with the Class Gift of 2016

Now available for check out at the School of Theology Library are the books ordered with the 2016 Class Gift! The Class of 2016 suggested a selection of books with the theme of power, privilege, and prophetic witness and generously donated to the library the funds to purchase the items. As a library, we are […]

New Archival Holdings database

Archon is a database system that describes archival holdings held at Boston University School of Theology Library. It allows users to search using keywords, record groups, collection name, subject, creator, and digital content listing. It has the capability to link to digital objects. Users will find helpful information like collection descriptions, biographical notes, subject indexing, […]

Printing Guide

Having trouble printing to the new MyPrint printer? Here is a four-step guide that will help explain the process of printing to the library’s public printer, from your own laptop or from any of the library’s computers. Guide to Using the School of Theology Library MyPrint Printer

New! Religion and the Law online

The BU Law Library recently acquired HeinOnline’s Religion and the Law ebook collection. It includes  “canon law, history of the church & state, religion & freedom, Jewish law, reformation period, early constitutions of the church, religion & politics, the Bible in public schools, and more.”

John Howard Yoder Library available online

An online digital library containing nearly 250 unpublished, informally published and popular works by theologian John Howard Yoder is now available for scholars and students around the world. John Howard Yoder (1927-1997) was a prominent Mennonite theologian who introduced Anabaptist ideas into mainstream Christian theology. He served on the faculty of Goshen Biblical Seminary (1958-1959), […]

Library acquires trial subscription to MinistryMatters Premium Library

Some of the resources available through this trial subscription include: New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation New Interpreter’s Bible Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries Abingdon New Testament Commentaries Dictionary of Liturgical Terms Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling Wesleyan Spiritual Reader Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary and many more.  All resources are […]

BibleWorks and Accordance are here!

Both BibleWorks (Windows)  and Accordance (Mac) are now available in Room 209, the library’s electronic classroom.  BibleWorks can be found on terminals in the second row and Accordance on the Macs in the last row.  Both are intended to assist with Biblical research.  Tutorials and help pages are available with each software package.