Web Sites for Doctoral Researchers

Track-Specific Websites of Interest to Doctoral Researchers:

 

Education

100 Best Websites for Free Adult Education (Online Degree World.com):
http://www.onlinedegreeworld.com/blog/2009/100-best-websites-for-free-adult-education/

Adult Literacy and Educational Resources [major gateway to online resources and research]:
http://literacy.kent.edu/Oasis/Resc/Educ/edu.html

African Digital Library [free access to 3,800 multi-discipline books—must register and live in Africa]:
http://www.africaeducation.org/adl/

African Educational Research Network—The African Symposium [online journal]:
http://www.ncsu.edu/aern/symposium_main.htm

Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie:
http://www.auf.org/communication-information/publications/

Association for Theological Schools: http://www.ats.edu/about/Pages/default.aspx

Auburn Theological Seminary—Research in Theological Education  [useful research reports]:
http://www.auburnsem.org/research?par=838

Maps of Africa (16th–20th century)—Northwestern University:
http://digital.library.northwestern.edu/mapsofafrica/

Religion Online—Full texts by recognized religious scholars t

Society for Biblical Literature—SBL Members Syllabi Collection [course syllabi for Bible schools]:[1]
http://www.sbl-site.org/educational/Syllabii.aspx

Wabash Center:

University of Hawaii—Teaching Tips [variety of links to faculty development resources]:
http://www2.honolulu.hawaii.edu/facdev/guidebk/teachtip/teachtip.htm

University of Southern California—Center for Multilingual and Multicultural Research:
http://www.usc.edu/dept/education/CMMR/home.html

University of Virginia:

University of Waterloo—Centre for Teaching [click on the + signs to the right of nine major topics]:
http://cte.uwaterloo.ca/teaching_resources/index.html?tab=1

Yahoo.com

 

Hermeneutics-Biblical Theology

Association of Religious Data Archives [links to hundreds of religious surveys, most in USA]:
http://www.thearda.com/archive/browse.asp

Bible Gateway: (note also the Keyword Search and Passage Lookup options on every web page.)

Computer-Assisted Theology—Internet Resources for the Study and Teaching of Theology:
http://users.ox.ac.uk/~ctitext2/theology/

Encyclopedia of Religion and Society [hundreds of brief, foundational articles with references];
http://hirr.hartsem.edu/ency/index.htm  (See especially: http://hirr.hartsem.edu/research/research.html)

New Testament Gateway:

·         Links for biblical scholars]:
http://www.ntgateway.com/

·         Map collection:
http://www.ntgateway.com/tools-and-resources/maps/ t

Religion Online:

·         Articles and some full texts by recognized religious scholars [large collection]
http://www.religion-online.org/

·         Full-text books (204) on various religious topics: t
http://www.religion-online.org/listbooks.asp

Society for Biblical Literature [main page for educational helps]
http://www.sbl-site.org/educational/default.aspx

  • Biblical Fonts [free Greek and Hebrew fonts]:

http://www.sbl-site.org/educational/biblicalfonts.aspx

  • Free Books in Biblical Studies and Related Fields t  (access the link by clicking on “Other Resources - Free Books in Biblical Studies and Related Fields” at the bottom of this page):

http://www.sbl-site.org/educational/researchtools.aspx

  • SBL Members Syllabi Collection

http://www.sbl-site.org/educational/Syllabii.aspx

  • Versions and Translations:

http://www.sbl-site.org/educational/bibleandcommentary.aspx

  • Websites of Interest to Students, Teachers and Clergy:

http://www.sbl-site.org/educational/sitesofinterest.aspx

 

Leadership

BeALeader.net—Leadership Concepts [useful, but disorganized free articles, links, and resources]
http://www.bealeader.net//#contents

Center for Advanced Research [case studies, white papers, videos]:
http://www.franklincoveyresearch.org/ 

Center for Creative Leadership:

Educational leadership resources [gateway to organizations, journals, etc.]:
http://coe.fgcu.edu/faculty/valesky/links.html

Free Management Library[2] [massive collection of free articles]: t
http://managementhelp.org/aboutfml/what-it-is.htm

Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership [catalog of books, essays for sale]:
http://www.greenleaf.org/catalog/

Harvard Business Review:

John Maxwell [free articles, resources in multiple categories]:
http://www.johnmaxwell.com/products-resources/free-resources/

Leadership Resource, Leadership Articles [brief articles, indexed well]:
http://theleadershipresource.com/leadership-articles.html

Team Technology [a wealth of free articles by content experts]:
http://www.teamtechnology.co.uk/leadership.html

APSA, Mentoring Resources [click on one of the 5 “Resources by Interest”—full text books and articles]:
http://www.apsanet.org/content_6514.cfm

Mentoring Leadership and Resource Network [articles on mentoring new teachers]:
http://www.mentors.net/articles.php

Mentor, Research Categories [rich resource—research reports on mentoring]:
http://www.mentoring.org/news_and_research/research_and_studies/research_categories/#perspectives

  

Missions

African Religions: Studies in Anthropology and Intercultural Philosophy—Publications by Wim van Binsbergen [rich anthropological resources; note: the theological perspective is not endorsed]
http://www.shikanda.net/african_religion/

Africa Research Institute [limited but useful papers, briefing notes, etc.]:
http://www.africaresearchinstitute.org/briefing-notes.php?r=publications

Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie:
http://www.auf.org/communication-information/publications/

Columbia International University and School of Missions—Online Resources:

Columbia University (New York)

·         African Studies Internet Resources [broad overview of links, articles, country studies, etc.]:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/

·         Electronic Journals and Newspapers from Africa: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/ejournals.html

·         Religion in Africa on the Internet:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/religion.html

Eldis—Country Profiles (Africa) [focus is on regional and national development]:
http://www.eldis.org/go/country-profiles&;region=21

Habari: Le Portal Internet des etudes Africaines—research:
http://www.africa.u-bordeaux.fr/links_page.asp?cat=29

H-Net—African Studies [links to variety of digital documents]:
http://www.h-net.org/~africa/collections/#Digital

Maps of Africa (16th–20th century)—Northwestern University:
http://digital.library.northwestern.edu/mapsofafrica/

Nordic Africa Institute—Finalized Research Projects [26 research reports-varied topics]:
http://www.nai.uu.se/research/finalized_projects/

Open Directory Project:

      See also: http://www.dmoz.org/World/Fran%C3%A7ais/Soci%C3%A9t%C3%A9/Religion_et_spiritualit%C3%A9/

Oxford Center for Mission Studies:

  • Transformation—An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies [includes scholarly articles, book reviews, and lists of recent theses at OCMS:
    http://www.ocms.ac.uk/transformation/

Religion Online—Articles and some full texts by recognized religious scholars

See also http://www.religion-online.org/dosearch.asp

Stanford University

·         Africa Collection Search Site:
http://library.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/search.html

·         Africa Libraries’ Collection:
http://library.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/libaf.html



[1]See also Hermeneutics/Biblical Theology for more SBL resources for Bible teachers.

[2]I would start a new search here.