Expanding Your Research Materials, Part 6

The past several weeks, we’ve discussed different ways to expand fairly economically the material you have at your disposal for research. We’ve talked about using: Libraries generally near you, Specifically your school’s library, and Online repositories like Internet Archive, books.logos.com, Google Books, and Amazon. In today’s final post in this series, we’ll discuss four additional […]

Expanding Your Research Materials, Part 5

At this point, we’ve thought about several different ways to expand the material you have at your disposal for research. We’ve discussed using Libraries generally near you, Specifically your school’s library, and Online repositories like Internet Archive, books.logos.com, and Google Books. Another potentially helpful resource is Amazon. Image by Piotr Cichosz Amazon as Bookseller Of […]

Expanding Your Research Materials, Part 4

The past few weeks, we’ve considered how to expand your research materials by using: Libraries generally near you, Specifically your school’s library, and Online repositories like Internet Archive and books.logos.com. These online repositories like we discussed last week are great for getting access to public-domain titles. But what if you need something that is still […]

Expanding Your Research Materials, Part 3

The past couple weeks, we’ve focused on expanding your research materials by using libraries. This might take the form of using libraries that are simply near you or where you might be able to use ILL. Or, if you’re at a school, you might be able to use that school’s library better, including its ebook […]

Expanding Your Research Materials, Part 2

In the previous post, we began discussing how to expand your access to research materials as a biblical scholar. We focused on two library-related tips, and this post offers two more. Image by Janko Ferlič Use Your School’s Library If you’re already a student or faculty member, this suggestion might seem overly obvious. You’re likely […]

Expanding Your Research Materials, Part 1

Researchers need materials. For biblical scholars, this most often means books and journals. We’re responsible for interacting with relevant literature largely irrespective of how easy it is to access. But, of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t exercise some research savvy to access what you need more easily and cost effectively (because we didn’t get […]