by Lee Walton and Edward Reiner
This session will describe, compare and analyze various digital resources, collections and materials for use in academic settings and highlight the various digital programs available to librarians, faculty and students in the social sciences, humanities and related areas. This will include materials from publishers, societies, university presses and aggregators. Attendees will learn about how these resources are collected, organized and disseminated to users. This session will also include the titles in the Humanities eBook collection as of 2014.
by Beryl Pagan
Christian Periodical Index (CPI) is the preeminent index for researching a biblical worldview on a wide variety of topics. Published by the Association of Christian Librarians (ACL), CPI is available online from EBSCO and in print. CPI provides the only comprehensive index to articles and reviews from across the evangelical Christian perspective.
by Kevin D. Dougherty and Robert Martin
After a brief review of the many free resources available on the Association of Religion Data Archives (theARDA.com), this session will introduce forthcoming and recent additions to the ARDA’s Learning Center. The new resources include interactive family trees for world religions, new GIS services, lesson plans for instructors, new learning modules, new data collections and an interactive historical timeline. The ARDA was selected as one of the 30 Best Free Reference Websites by the Reference and User Services Association of the A.L.A..
17th–22nd June 2014