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2ContentsAncient Near East . 3Apologetics . 3Arminianism and Calvinism . 4Bible Biographies . 4Bible Commentaries . 5Bible Dictionaries and Bible Encyclopedias . 6Biblical Archaeology . 6Canada, Canadians and Canadiana . 7Catholics, Catholic Church, the Roman Catholic Church and Catholicism . 7Christian Ethics . 8Christianity . 8Church History . 9Films, Images, Movies and Motion Pictures . 9Good and Evil . 10Jesus Christ, Christ . 10Judaism and the Jews . 11Ministry to Youth, Ministry to Teenagers, Ministry to College Students . 11Missions . 12Modern Christian Literature . 13Music, Musical Scores, Music History, Worship Music . 13New Testament Greek . 14Old Testament Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, or Classical Hebrew . 15Pentecostals and Charismatics . 15Periodicals, Journals, Serials, Magazines . 16Philosophy . 16Popular Christian Literature (Fiction) . 17Psychology and Counseling . 17Religion . 18Sociology . 18Suffering and Pain . 19TESOL (TESL, ESL) . 19Worship . 20APPENDIX I - SELECTED RESOURCES FOR BIBLICAL ARCHAEOLOGY. 21

3Ancient Near East See also Biblical Archaeology The primary shelf addresses for the Ancient Near East are BS and DS. From the Library Catalogue search by keyword: Ancient Near East. The result is 110 plus hits orentries. From the Library Catalogue scroll down to Subject and key in Palestine—Antiquities;Bible. Old Testament—Antiquities; Middle East—Antiquities; Egypt—Antiquities; AssyroBabylonian religion; Middle East—Religion—Sources. SEE: Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament (ref BS1180 A52 1971); AncientNear Eastern Themes in Biblical Theology (BS535 N54 2008); Dictionary of the Ancient NearEast (ref DS56 D53 2000); Civilizations of the Ancient Near East. 4 vols. in 2 (ref DS57 C5472000); Readings from the Ancient Near East (ref BL1060 R42 2005 c. 1); The Cambridge AncientHistory. (ref D57 C252 1970 v. II pt. 1 & 2); Art in the Ancient Near East (ref N5345 A7413 1980) For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g. refDS62.2 L45 2002eb) For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word. Search: Ancient Near East;Egypt. In the Simple Search box, key in your search word and the click on Search or press Enter. On the Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Under History chooseGeneral History. Recommendations: Ancient History Sourcebook; The Archaeology Channel;Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative; Eternal Egypt; A WalkThrough Time – Ancient Calendars;Timeline of Art History.Apologetics The primary shelf address area for Apologetics is BT. From the Library Catalogue scroll down to Subject and click it on to activate it for your search.Then key in the Subject: Apologetics. The search result will include more than 360 entries orhits. From the Library Catalogue scroll down to LC (Library of Congress) Call Number (the address forthe resource) and click on to activate it. Then to maximize search results, do two searches.Search BT1102. It will result in over 65 hits. Then search BT 1102 (N.B. Space between theletters and number). It will result in more than 100 entries. Follow the same procedure for BT1103and BT 1103. Together they will result in over 50 hits. Similarly, by searching BT1101 and BT1101, together the search results should be 40 hits. For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.BS2825.53 W555 2015eb). For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. apologetic* forapologetic, apologetics). In the Simple Search box, key in your search word and the click onSearch or press Enter. The result is over 15 hits.

4Arminianism and Calvinism The primary shelf address area for Arminianism and Calvinism is BX. From the Library Catalogue scroll down to Subject and click it on to activate it for your search.Then key in the Subject: Arminius. The result will be 3 entries or hits. Also, search by theSubject: Arminianism. The result will be 8 hits. See Arminius’ chief work: The Writings of JamesArminius. 3 vols. (BX6195A65 1956). Then in the Subject, key in Calvin, Jean. The result will be45 plus hits. Under Keyword if you type Calvin, John, the result will be 30 plus hits. Type inCalvinism. The result will be more than 30 entries. See Calvin’s chief work: Calvin’s Institutes(BX9420 I65 1989). For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. Calvin* for Calvin andCalvinism). In the Simple Search box, key in your search word and the click on Search or pressEnter. On the Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Under Religion there arefive options: Biblical & Theological, Theological Resources, Church History, Church History Creeds & Confessions and Religious Studies.Bible Biographies See also Bible Commentaries; Bible Dictionaries and Encyclopedias The primary shelf address for Bible Biographies is BS. Limit, narrow down or choose the Bible character who you wish to study SEE: Who’s Who in the Bible (ref BS570 R43 1994 c. 1. Copy 2 is regular circulation underBS570 R43 1994); Great People of the Bible and How They Lived (ref BS571 G73 1974 c. 1.Copy 2 is in regular circulation under BS571 G73 1974); Women in Sacred History (ref BS575S77 1990 c. 1. Copy 2 is in regular circulation under BS575 S77 1990. By browsing, see if the Biblical character or personality is under Bible biographies on thebookshelves in the Library under the Library of Congress Classification System under the shelfaddress of ref BS570-590 or BS570-590. As you browse the above range, see if you find a whole book or books by the name of thatcharacter or characters. If you cannot locate an entire book or books on the Bible personality, look for the name of theperson or persons in collected Bible biographies. Examine the Table of Contents or Index of thebook for a name or names Another option is look for the name or names in Bible Dictionaries or Bible Encyclopedias. Thesewill be under the shelf address of refBS440 or BS440. Whether in Bible Dictionaries or BibleEncyclopedias, they will be under the same basic address. Be aware that for the most information on a given Bible character or characters, you will find moreinformation under a multi-volume Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia than you will under a singlevolume. For more information on Bible personalities, if there are Bibliographies at the end of articles usethem.

5 If you want a complete list of all the times that a name is used in the Bible, make use of anexhaustive concordance (See qui ref BS425, ref BS425 or BS425). A better option would be touse your cell phone and, for example, go to Bible Gateway, select the Bible version you wish touse and begin searching the Bible name or names. Go to Bible commentaries to be able to get more information in context about the Biblepersonalities who you wish to study. For Old Testament commentaries, see Genesis (BS1235 extensions of .3/.53 etc.) to Malachi (BS1675 extensions). For New Testament commentaries,See Matthew (BS2575 extensions) to Revelation (BS2825 extensions). For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.BS2825.53 W555 2015eb). For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Login to Portal for I.D., Password, andinstructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. Pent* for Pentecost,Pentecostal, Pentecostals, Pentecostalism). In the Simple Search box, key in your search wordand the click on Search or press Enter. On Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Under History, selectBiographies.Bible Commentaries See also Bible Biographies; Bible Dictionaries and EncyclopediasThe primary shelf address is BS.Bible commentaries are in the Circulation and Reference areas—but mostly in the Circulationarea.Bible commentaries are arranged mostly in Bible book order from Genesis to Revelation (FromBS1232 to BS2825.54) and grouped together by Bible book.Also, Bible commentaries are arranged in order of Bible sets from Genesis to Revelation (BS491491.5) or Pentateuch to Malachi (BS1151) and grouped by Bible publisher (e.g. Baker,Eerdmans, Zondervan).For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.BS1555.3 P54 2015eb Daniel [electronic resource]; BS2685.53 B78 2015eb Galatians [electronicresource])For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Login to Portal for I.D., Password, andinstructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. Pent* for Pentecost,Pentecostal, Pentecostals, Pentecostalism). In the Simple Search box, key in your search wordand the click on Search or press Enter. You can search for theses and dissertations on Biblecommentaries by entering keywords words into the search box (e.g. Psalms gives 12 results;Isaiah produces 12 results; Gospel, John yields 11 results; Ephesians gives 12 results; etc.) On Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Under Web Resources choose:Directory of Web Resources. Under Directory of Web Resources choose: Religion. UnderReligion choose: Biblical & Theological. Under Biblical & Theological choose (e.g. Websites: BibleGateway; Interlinear Bible; Strong’s Concordance with Greek and Hebrew Lexicons; IV NewTestament Commentaries).

6Bible Dictionaries and Bible Encyclopedias See also Bible Biographies; Bible Commentaries The primary shelf address for Bible Biographies is BS. Typically, Dictionaries tend to be more defining and shorter than Encyclopedias. But BibleDictionaries and Bible encyclopedias are under the same shelf address: BS440 or ref BS440From the Library Electronic Catalogue, search by LC (Library of Congress) Catalogue Number.Input: BS440. The result should show 98 entries. These will be either in the Circulation collection(The LC Catalogue Number is not preceded by ref) or ref proceeding the LC Catalogue Number.Keep in mind to search for Bible Dictionaries or Bible Encyclopedias that are multivolume.Logically, a multivolume work will have more content than a single volume one.Once you have physically located a Bible Dictionary or Bible Encyclopedia you can choose aSubject or Topic.Choose a Subject or Topic that you wish to research. Watch for Bibliographies following theSubject or Topic that you have located by searching the library database to see if the Library hasany of these titles that you can use for further research information on your topic.For electronic books, watch for an “eb” (electronic book) or “oeb” (Oxford electronic book)following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g. ref BS440 D496 2007eb Dictionary ofBiblical Criticism and Interpretation [electronic resource]; ref BS440 O93 2011oeb The OxfordEncyclopedia of the Books of the Bible [electronic resource].For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Login to Portal for I.D., Password, andinstructions) for another source of desires Subjects or Topics. For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by subjects or topicsor by truncated subjects or topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. Pent*for Pentecost, Pentecostal, Pentecostals, Pentecostalism). In the Simple Search box, key in yoursearch word and the click on Search or press Enter. You can search for theses and dissertationson Bible commentaries by entering keywords words into the search box.On Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Under Web Resources choose:Directory of Web Resources. Under Directory of Web Resources choose: Religion. UnderReligion choose: Biblical & Theological. Under Biblical & Theological choose (e.g. Websites:Nave’s Topical Bible; Interlinear Bible; Strong’s Concordance with Greek and Hebrew Lexicons.Biblical Archaeology See also Ancient Near East The primary shelf address areas for Biblical Archaeology are BM, BS, and DS. For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. Pent* for Pentecost,Pentecostal, Pentecostals, Pentecostalism). See also APPENDIX I - Selected Resources for Biblical Archaeology at the end of thisdocument.

7Canada, Canadians and Canadiana The primary shelf address for Canada, Canadians and Canadiana are F and FC. From the Library Catalogue search by Keyword: Canada, results in over 2,100 entries or hits;Canadians, results in 60 plus, hits and Canadiana—2 hits; British Columbia, over 430 hits;Vancouver, more than 935 entries; Abbotsford—over 115 hits; Victoria—280 plus; Kelowna—50.§From Keyword, scroll down to Subject. Under Subject, search: Canada, results in over 2,400entries; Canadians—25 plus hits; British Columbia—over 790 hits; Vancouver—215 plus entries;Abbotsford—115 plus hits; Victoria—more than 50 hits. For other provinces and territories, searchby Keyword: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia,Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut. SEE: The Canadian Encyclopedia.4 vols. (ref FC23 C36 1988); Encyclopedia of British Columbia(ref FC3804 E53 2000 c.1); Dictionary of Canadian Biography. 15 vols. (ref FC25 D5213 1966). For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.F1026 G27 1976eb; F1032 D7 1920eb). For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For hardcopy periodical on display or on file, see Canadian Teacher;Decision; Maclean’s; Light Magazine; Reader’s Digest. For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics (e.g. canad*-40 plus results; Toronto*--7 hits; Ontari*--6 entries; Vancouver—5 results; Saskat*--4 hits; BritishColumbia—3; Western Canad*, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Manitoba with 2 each. On Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Recommendations: UnderGeneral Works, choose Cookery. Choose The Food Network. Under Business, choose BBB:Better Business Bureau or ProFile Canada, features over 1,000,000 Canadian businesses. UnderLeadership choose Canadian Journal of Educational Administration.Catholics, Catholic Church, the Roman Catholic Church and Catholicism The primary shelf address area for Catholics, Catholic Church, the Roman Catholic Church andCatholicism is BX. From the Library Catalogue scroll down to Subject and key in Catholic Church. The result isover 500 hits; Catholics has more than 30 entries; and Catholicism results in 15 hits. SEE: The New Catholic Encyclopedia. 18 vols. (ref BX841N44 1967) For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.BX1753 H632 2006eb; BX1795 S35 2009eb) For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. Catho* for Catholic,Catholics, Catholic Church, Catholicism). In the Simple Search box, key in your search word andthe click on Search or press Enter. On Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Under Religion, select: ChurchHistory. Under Church History, select: Catholic Church History. Also, under Religion, select:Church History—Creeds. Under Church History—Creeds, see Ancient Era; Reformation Era;

8Modern Era. Under Biblical & Theological, choose Theological Resources. Under Journals, see:Papal Encyclicals Online. Under websites see also: Catholic Encyclopedia.Christian Ethics See also Philosophy. The primary shelf address area for Christian Ethics is BJ. SEE: Christian Ethics (ref BJ1199 W47 1986; also, in Circulation with the same shelf address)and Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology (ref BJ1199 N495 1997x; also, in Circulation with thesame shelf address, except published in 1995). From the Library Catalogue scroll down to Subject and click it on to activate it for your search.Then key in the Subject: Christian ethics. The result is 345 entries or hits. By Subject, Sexualethics results in over 90 hits; Social ethics—66 hits; Medical ethics—50 plus results; andBusiness ethics—40 entries. For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.BS2825.53 W555 2015eb). For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search and search by topicsor by truncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. Christian ethics;ethic* for ethics and ethical). In the Simple Search box, key in your search word and the click onSearch or press Enter. On Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Under Humanities, selectPhilosophy. Under Philosophy, click on Philosophy – Ethics. Recommended: Christian EthicsToday.Christianity See also Missions and Religion. The primary shelf address for Christianity is BR. From the Library Catalogue search by Keyword: Christianity. The result is over 1400 hits. Scrolldown from Keyword to Subject and search: Christianity and culture—230 plus entries; Christianityand politics—150 hits; Christians—95 results. With over 5600 resources, this is the library’scollection and is classified by the subject of Christian life, including its extensions (BV4501BV4501.3). SEE: World Christian Encyclopedia. 2nd ed. 2 vols. (ref BR157 W67 2001); World ChristianTrends (ref BR145.2 W67 2001); Dictionary of Christianity in America (ref BR515 D53 1990 c. 1);Encyclopedia of Early Christianity (ref BR162.2 E53 1990 c. 1); Dictionary of Christian Biography(ref BR1700.3 2001b c. 2). For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.BV4520 D377 2015eb) For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For hardcopy periodicals on display or on file, see Christianity Today(On display. See also EBSCOHost and ATLA Serials); Decision (On display); Faith Today (Ondisplay). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or by

9truncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. Christian* for Christian,Christians, Christianity). In the Simple Search box, key in your search word and the click onSearch or press Enter. The result is 320 plus hits. On Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Choose Starting Places forReligious Studies.Church History The shelf address for Church History ranges from BR129-1725. For Church History sets, see BR145. For The Christians: Their First Two Thousand Years. 12 vols., see BR162.3-BR479. SEE: The Ante-Nicene Fathers. 14 vols. (ref BR60A5 1962); The Nicean and Post-NiceanFathers. 14 vols. (ref BR60S45 1961); The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (ref BR95G8 1974); World Christian Trends (ref BR145.2 W67 2001); World Christian Encyclopedia. 2 vols.(ref BR157 W67 2001); Luther’s Works. 54 vols. Suppl. (ref BR330E5 1955); Great Leaders ofthe Christian Church (ref BR1700.2 G74 1988); Dictionary of Christian Biography (ref BR1700.3D53 2001b) From the Library Catalogue scroll down to Subject and key in Church History. The result is 800plus entries or hits. For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.BR165 W43 2005eb; BR1725 A3 2009eb) For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. church history). In theSimple Search box, key in your search word and the click on Search or press Enter. On the Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Select: Religion. UnderReligion, choose Church History—General, Pentecostal History, Protestant History, CatholicChurch History or Denominational Information and Archives. Alternatively, under Religion, select:Church History—Creeds & Confessions. Under Creeds & Confessions.Films, Images, Movies and Motion Pictures The primary shelf address for Film, Films, Movies and Motion Pictures is PN. From the Library Catalogue search by Keywords: sound recording. The result is over 1,900entries or hits. Search: film, results in over 150 hits; search: movie, results in 40 plus hits;search: digital, results in over 30 entries; search: DVD, results in more than 30 hits; search:motion picture, results in 40 plus hits. From Keyword scroll down to Subject. Search: motionpicture, results in 80 plus entries. For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.PN1995.5 N65 2009eb; BX8645 W67 2008eb) For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. film* for film, film-

10watching; motion picture* for, motion picture, motion pictures; movie; television). In the SimpleSearch box, key in your search word and the click on Search or press Enter. The total number ofhits were 10. On the Library website, choose Web Resources from the main menu. Under Fine Arts, chooseFilm & Images. Alternatively, under Important Resources, choose Internet Archive. ExampleSearches: Television, Archive, Podcasts, Select Feature Films, and Old Time Radio programs.Also, under Religion, choose Religious Studies. Recommendation: Journal of Religion and Film. Using Google, search You Tube. You Tube includes, You Tube Movies, Action Movies, Movies –Topic, Full Length Movies; the Best Free Movies on You Tube.Good and Evil The primary shelf address areas for Good and Evil are BJ and BT. From the Library Catalogue scroll down to Subject and click it on to activate it for your search.Then key in the Subject: Good and evil. The result will be more than 120 entries or hits. From the Library Catalogue scroll down to LC (Library of Congress) Call Number (the address forthe resource) and click on to activate it. Then to maximize search results, do two searches.Search BT160. It will result in more than 15 entries or hits. Then search BT 160 (N.B. The spacebetween the letters and number). The result will be over 20 hits. Again, search by LC Call Number for BJ1401. The result will be more than 10 entries or hits.Then search by BJ 1401 (N.B. The insertion of a space between the letters and numbers). Theresult will be more than 15 more hits. For electronic books, watch for an “eb” following the publishing or printing date of a book (e.g.BS2825.53 W555 2015eb). For electronic journal articles search EBSCOHost (Request a sheet from a library staff memberfor searching instructions). For electronic theses and dissertations in TREN (Theological Exchange Network) see theLibrarian for password access to the Digital Media Server and then search by topics or bytruncated topics using an asterisk at the end of your truncated word (e.g. good* for Good,Goodness). In the Simple Search box, key in your search word and the click on Search or pressEnter. Results in 25 plus hits. Or search: Evil, results in over 10 hits. Search: good and evil, or:good or evil, results in four entries. Search: theodicy, results in three hits.Jesus Christ, Christ The primary shelf address areas for Jesus Christ are BS and BT. SEE: Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. 2nd ed. (ref BS2555.52 D53 2013 c. 1. Copy 2 is in srrBS2555.52 D53 2013) Search the Library Catalogue under Subject by scrolling down to Subject and enter Jesus Christ(This will take a few minutes to produce a large list—over 1,900 entries!). If it is a biography ofJesus Christ, use the Bible biography guidelines above (ref BS570-590 or BS570-590). If it istheology of Jesu

Bible Dictionaries and Bible Encyclopedias See also Bible Biographies; Bible Commentaries The primary shelf address for Bible Biographies is BS. Typically, Dictionaries tend to be more defining and shorter than Encyclopedias. But Bible Dictionaries and Bible encyclope