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Collection of useful links to other websites, databases and organisations in religious, theological, Christian and related subjects.

ABTAPL Union List of Periodicals
ABTAPL is the Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries, an organisation formed to help those working in libraries containing theological, philosophical and related materials by sharing information and experience. ABTAPL provides for its members an informal network for consultation, advice and support in both individual and continuing professional problems. 

ANVIL Journal
ANVIL is an evangelical and Anglican journal of theology and mission. It exists to encourage clear and creative thinking and practice in theology and mission, through open, scholarly debate. ANVIL seeks generously and intelligently to resource today’s and tomorrow’s Church.

Art in the Christian Tradition
A database designed for scholars, students, pastors, and religious educators with images, which may be used for educational and/or religious non-profit purposes. There are currently 4319 images in the collection. It is a freely available, regularly updated visual image internet resource.

Biblical Art on the Web
The aim of this site is to provide a helpful assistant in the search for biblical art on the Internet.

Biblegateway
This website allows the user to read, search, and interact with the Bible. Additionally, it offers tools and resources to support these activities: bible reading plans, devotionals and reference works. Biblegateway is available in a variety of different languages, versions, and translations.

Bible Study Tools
The largest free online Bible website for verse search and in-depth studies. Allows the user to search verses using over 29 translations and versions to choose from including King James (KJV), New International (NIV), New American Standard (NASB), The Message, New Living (NLT), Holman Christian Standard (HCSB), English Standard (ESV), and many more versions of the Holy Bible.

British Library
The national library of the United Kingdom and the largest library in the world by the number of items its catalogue. The Library's collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial holdings of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 2000 BC.

British Religion in Numbers
This website gives access to databases of religious data sources such as government data sources; opinion polls; faith community sources, such as accounts or yearbooks; faith community contact details. It includes figures, maps, charts, and written guides to understanding religious data. 

Catholic Encyclopedia
Catholic Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive resource on Catholic teaching, history, and information  ever gathered in all of human history. This easy-to-search online version was originally printed in fifteen hardcopy volumes. Science, literature, history, doctrine, saints, government, art and much more are contained within the 11,000+ entries on this website.

CDRI Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative
The CDRI database provides access to digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography.

COPAC
A union catalogue which provides free access to the merged online catalogues of many major research libraries and specialist libraries in the United Kingdom and Ireland, including the British Library, the National Library of Scotland and the National Library of Wales. It has over 40 million records from around 90 libraries, representing a wide range of materials across all subject areas. It gives an access to unique pool of high-quality bibliographic information. Copac is free.

Digital Dead Sea Scrolls
Digital Project of The Israel Museum, allows users to examine and explore these most ancient manuscripts from the time of the Second Temple at a level of detail never before possible. This website gives users access to searchable, fast-loading, high-resolution images of the scrolls, as well as short explanatory videos and background information on the texts and their history. The Dead Sea Scrolls, which include the oldest known biblical manuscripts in existence, offer critical insight into Jewish society in the Land of Israel during the Second Temple Period, the time of the birth of Christianity and Rabbinic Judaism. Five complete scrolls from the Israel Museum have been digitized for the project at this stage and are now accessible online.

EThOS : e-theses online  service
EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses. EThOS aim is to provide national aggregated record of all doctoral theses awarded by UK higher education institutions and free access to the full text of theses. It is for use by all researchers to further their own research.

GlobeTheoLib
The Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism is a multilingual online library offering access free of charge to more than 650,000 full-text articles, journals, books and other resources. Its focus is on theology, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, ethics, and ecumenicism in World Christianity.

National Library of Scotland
The National Library of Scotland is the world's leading centre for the study of Scotland and the Scots. Part of collection is available online, and hundreds more digital resources are available after registration. Anyone can get a library card to consult material in reading rooms.

NTS Library : Online Christian Library of Virtual Theological Resources
A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion, including syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, and software. The purpose of the guide is to encourage and facilitate the incorporation of electronic resources into teaching.

RBL Review of Biblical
The Review of Biblical Literature (RBL) presents reviews of books in biblical studies and related fields. Appearing in digital form and in print, RBL is comprehensive, international, and timely.

SUNCAT
SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK research community. SUNCAT enables researchers, students, librarians and others to locate serials held in libraries across the UK. The catalogue contains information on both print and electronic serials, including journals, periodicals, newspapers, newsletters, magazines, annual reports and other publications of a continuing nature.

Religion on the Web
A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion, including syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, and software. The purpose of the website is to encourage and facilitate the incorporation of electronic resources into teaching.

Wesleyan-Holiness Digital Library
A free, multidisciplinary, open access, digital resource of books, literature, multimedia material, and archives collected into a single institutional repository initiated by the global Church of the Nazarene in response to the global need for access to resources for education, lifelong learning, and specifically ministerial preparation.

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