Pandemic-Related Library & Learning Resources

The IWS Library offers many digital resources to support the Online Session. Here are some useful links to online research resources and support:

  • The online Library Catalog enables IWS students, faculty, and staff to request physical materials from the library and to link to over 300 eBooks and IWS digitized dissertations.
  • Atla Databases provide access to Atla Religion Database, an index of 1.6 million resources in all fields of religion, along with Atlas Plus, a full-text database of more than 540 journals in religion and theology.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost provides access to over 300 ebooks focused on worship studies, including many Bible commentaries and required readings from IWS course syllabi.
  • The library Additional Resources page provides a collection of open-access resources including Christian classics, early church fathers, theses from other theological institutions, digital image collections, liturgical aids, hymns, and JSTOR free article access.
  • Library tutorials provide 24/7 assistance with research FAQs and guidance for using library resources.
  • Our Library Partners page describes reciprocal borrowing programs for obtaining physical items from nearly 200 theological libraries in the U.S. and Canada.

For further assistance obtaining resources for online sessions, contact email the Library staff.