Category: New Resources

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An online digital library containing nearly 250 unpublished, informally published and popular works by theologian John Howard Yoder is now available for scholars and students around the world.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.

BibleWorks has arrived!

BibleWorks has been added to 4 computers in the second row of the electronic classroom (Room 209) and to the instructor’s computer in the first row. Come in and make use of this valuable resources for Biblical study. BibleWorks 9 is the premier original languages Bible software program for Biblical exegesis and research. It comes […]

New databases available to BU Alums!

The BU Libraries are pleased to announce that BU alumni now have increased access to many electronic resources including ebooks and full text journal articles. To access these resources, alumni should visit the Alumni Services webpage on the Library’s website. Databases now available to BU alumni include JSTOR, Project Muse, and EBSCO’s Business Source, among […]

Church History journal

A journal has made a name change  and made itself available online: Contemporary Church History Quarterly (formerly ACCH Quarterly) provides “news, reviews, and commentary on German and European religious history in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries” and can be found at