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Primary Resources for Biblical Interpretation: Find Primary Resources at the Library

A guide to online primary resources for Biblical Interpretation.

Tyndale WorldCat

Search for an item in the Tyndale WorldCat:
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Find electronic resources

Search the Tyndale Library with WorldCat

To find primary resources at the Tyndale Libraries using WorldCat take the following steps:

  1. Develop a list of keywords that relate to your topic

    (i.e. Israel, Judaism, etc.)
     
  2. If you're having difficulties finding keywords, use a thesaurus or read an encyclopedia article

    (i.e. Gale Virtual Reference - Tyndale log-in required)
     
  3. Enter keyword(s) into the search engine

    (Hint: do not use sentences or articles such as "a" or "the")
     
  4. Try combining keywords with the type of primary resource that you are looking for

    (i.e. Judaism early works)
     
  5. Check off eBook in the Format box on the left-hand side of the screen to search for electronic books. 
  6. Narrow your WorldCat search by format to Archival material. Sometimes primary documents have been digitized and are available digitally from links provided by other libraries that are accessible through WorldCat.

    Example.

Find electronic books (eBooks) at Tyndale

Use one of the following databases to search for eBooks available through the Tyndale Libraries.

For more information on eBooks and how to use and access them please refer to the eBooks LibGuide.

Searching Primary Resources

The following is a list of terms to use with your keyword search to find primary source material using WorldCat. 

  • charters
  • correspondence
  • diaries
  • early works
  • manuscripts
  • oratory
  • personal narratives
  • sources
  • speeches
  • letters
  • documents

Request Library Resources

If you cannot find what you are looking for online click on one of the options listed below to find out more information on attaining the resources you need through Tyndale.

You may also be able to attain the item through an interlibrary loan at the local public library. Contact the reference desk at your local branch for details.