E-Books

RTC EBOOKS (FOR CURRENT STAFF AND STUDENTS)

From 2021 the RTC Library will primarily offer students and staff access to eBooks through the Digital Theological Library (DTL). Key holdings of the DTL including available resources from unit guide bibliographies; and commentaries collected in print by the RTC will be added to the RTC catalogue to assist with searches.

In addition to holdings on the DTL, the RTC also owns over 1,350 individual eBook titles (including some not available through the DTL) which are listed on the RTC library catalogue and accessible across three different eBook platforms (Wheelers, Proquest and EBSCO).

For help in accessing the E-book collection please contact the RTC Librarian. If you are not a current student or staff member of the RTC you may wish to contact the librarian about possible access.

The DTL offers over 600,000+ eBooks which includes a number of resources used within RTC units; and commentary sets collected in print by the RTC library. Examples of commentary sets held include selections from The Bible Speaks today, Tyndale,  Baker Exegetical, Story of God, NIV Application, Word Biblical and the New International Commentaries on the Old and New Testaments. The DTL can be accessed here.

ACCESS TO FREE EBOOKS AND EBOOK COLLECTIONS

  • Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) -The OADTL is a collection of high-quality content in religious studies and related disciplines from publisher websites, institutional repositories, scholarly societies, archives, and stable public domain collections. This is the open access section of the DTL which is co-owned by the RTC.
  • Christian Classics Ethereal Library – The Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education.
  • Theological commons – The Theological Commons is a digital library of 78,924 books and periodicals on theology and religion, including 29,322 volumes from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
  • Puritan Library
  • Post-Reformation Digital Library – The Post-Reformation Digital Library (PRDL) is a select database of digital books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.). Late medieval and patristic works printed and referenced in the early modern era are also included. The PRDL is a project of the Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research of Calvin Theological Seminary.
  • Westminster Assembly Project
  • Works of Jonathan Edwards Online
  • Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls digital library
  • Codex Sinaiticus project
  • Project Gutenberg – Project Gutenberg offers over 45,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

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