Library Services at CGST:

 

The shared library, Zenas Gerig LIBRARY (zgl) has provided the following resources for our current students.

 

OPEN SOURCE ONLINE RESOURCES RECOMMENDED BY ZGL

BIBLICAL & THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

 

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

 

DISABILITY STUDIES

  • Disability Studies Quarterly
  • Disability Online Resource Centre
  • Disability Resources Monthly (DRM)
  • Disability Studies Unit – UWI, St. Augustine T & T

 


EDUCATION

 

  • ERIC / US Department of Education [English, French, Spanish] --  includes references to journal articles and non-journal material covering all aspects of education.
  • The Educator’s Reference Desk 
  • The Internet TESL Journal for teachers of English as a second language that includes articles, research papers, lesson plans, classroom handouts and teaching  ideas              

                                                             MINISTRY

  • ATLA Research in Ministry
  • Child in Religion and ethics project
  • Christianity Today Articles, news, book reviews
  • Sermons

 

         MISSIONS

 

  • Evangelical Missiological Society  Journal Archives & book titles on missions
  • Global Missiology    An internal e-journal
  • Joshua Project              A research initiative highlighting ethnic people groups
  • Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization    A worldwide movement mobilizing for world evangelization (Click on documents)
  • MisLinks         A Web-based Missions Directory
  • Missiology.org          Resources for missions education    
  • Missionary E-texts Archive An electronic repository of historical texts by, about and for missionaries
  • Theological Studies – Missions    

 

PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION

  • Adherents.com  World religion statistics
  • Dictionary of African Christian Biography
  • EpistemeLinks.com
  • Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • Religion Online
  • Religions and Scriptures 
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • World Evangelical Alliance 
  • World Council of Churches

PSYCHOLOGY

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Psychological  Society   Teaching resources
  • Encyclopedia of Psychology
  • PsychWeb   Information for students  and teachers of psychology 
  • PsychScholar   Index to resources for psychological scholars
  •  National Institute of Mental Health
  •  Mental Measurement Yearbook Index from Buros
  • Society for Christian Counsellors (division of American  Assoc. of Christian Counselors)

 

SOCIOLOGY/SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Academic Info Sociology: Databases and Centers
  • American Sociological Association
  • BBC News: Country Profiles  
  • Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)           Cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean
  • ECLAC/Caribbean Development Cooperation Committee    Research in a variety of socio- economic subject areas
  • International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF)   Access to books, journals, articles and country reports on the violation of religious freedom worldwide
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development   (OECD) International       Development Statistics        Online databases on aid and other resource flows
  • Political Resources  on the Web
  • Popline – the world’s largest bibliographic database on population, family planning, and related health.
  • Social Care Online
  • Social Science Information Gateway
  • The SocioWeb
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN/ECLAC) Documentation Centre.  Access to Caribbean documents on the Internet
  • USAID Development Experience Clearinghouse
  • World Bank Group data on living standards around the globe — some 2,000 indicators, including hundreds that go back several years
  • World Public Opinion.org         Giving voice to public opinion around the world

 

VARIOUS SUBJECT AREAS

 

  • Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) Scholarly internet resources at Bielefeld University
  • Google books  Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide
  • Google Scholar    Facilitates citation searching of scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from a broad range of research areas.
  • HathiTrust      Collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries
  • Highwire Press (Stanford University)
    List of journals offering free online access to developing economies.
  • Intute helps to find websites for study & research
  • Mona Online Research Database  Scholarly output from faculty and staff of The University of the West Indies
  • National Library of Jamaica      Facilitates access to Jamaica’s cultural heritage
  • The Online Books Page
  • Open Library   Gateway to a wide range of online information resources - maintained like a wiki (everyone puts in information), use for information not accuracy)
  • Project Gutenberg   E-books
  • Thousands of World Newspapers at Your Finger Tips
  • UN World Digital Library    Items about over 190 countries between 8000 BCE & 2000
  • US Embassy, Kingston, Information Resource Centre
  • WWW Virtual Library A directory of resources

 

GENERAL REFERENCE

 

  • Bartleby: Reference  Online versions to some well-known reference works
  • Lexicool.com     Online bilingual and multilingual dictionaries
  • Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary Online

 

 

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