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

A guide to online secondary resources for Biblical Interpretation.

Tyndale WorldCat

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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.

Search the Tyndale Library 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, Syria, Mesopotamia, etc.)
  2. If you're having difficulties finding keyword use a thesaurus or read an encyclopedia article 
    See Reference box
  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 want
    (i.e. slavery ancient Israel or slavery ancient world)
  5. Check off eBook in the Format box on the left-hand side of the screen to search for electronic books. 

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 for Secondary Resources

The following is a list of terms to use with your keyword search to find secondary resources using WorldCat. 

  • Bibliographies
  • Encyclopedia articles
  • Dictionaries
  • Periodicals
  • Commentaries
  • Dissertations and Thesis
  • Monographs (non fiction)
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.

Find electronic journals (eJournals) at Tyndale

The following is a list of suggested electronic databases that you can use to find scholarly articles related to the study of the Bible as well as the ancient world.

For a complete list of all the databases available through the Tyndale Library website please see the A - Z Guide to Databases.