The library seeks to provide the online resources to support online course offerings as well as to maintain a traditional library on site in Charlotte. The Internet provides many resources that students can use for study and research. These can be as useful to a high school student as to a university professor. Below are links to resources students should find particularly helpful. Living University does not necessarily endorse these resources nor vouches for their accuracy but simply lists them as a convenience and service to students and faculty.
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OPAC at Living University
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) allows you to search the University library holdings at Charlotte or the library holdings at the Canadian and Australian offices of the Living Church of God.
Living Church of God Publications
The Living Church of God offers free articles, booklets and literature on Christian living, prophecy and God's plan for all mankind. The LCG publishes the Tomorrow's World magazine and television program.
ARTFL Project: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, 1913 Edition - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (G & C. Merriam Co., 1913, edited by Noah Porter) was provided by Patrick Cassidy of MICRA, Inc., Plainfield, NJ, USA.
Easton's Bible Dictionary - This site is based on the work of Matthew George Easton (1823-1894), a Scottish Presbyterian preacher and writer. His book, Easton's Bible Dictionary, published in 1897, three years after his death. Easton's Bible Dictionary contains an extensive set of entries used in the Bible, from a 19th century Christian viewpoint. Some of the entries in it are out-of-date, and many words only contain short dictionary entries.
Hypertext Webster Gateway - This hypertext Webster interface provides a point-and-click client interface (for non-line mode browsers) for accessing various dictionary services on the Internet.
WWWebster Dictionary - Merriam-Webster provides a free online dictionary, thesaurus, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and other English language resources.
The Wordsmyth Dictionary-Thesaurus - An integrated English dictionary and thesaurus.
Online Bible Study Resources
Audio Bible - This tool allows you to listen to the biblical text. It is a feature from Bible Gateway. You can set the book and chapter to whatever biblical passage you would like to hear.
Concordance by Bible Study Tools - An electronic search engine hosted by biblestudytools.com which allows you to find a scripture or a word in the Bible with access to multiple translations. There is a commentary feature which gives additional information from some classical commentaries.
Blue Letter Bible - With this search engine you can look up a word in the KJ and the displayed text shows Strong's numbers. The numbers are linked to Strong's Hebrew and Greek dictionaries.
e-Sword - Bible study software for Windows which is feature rich and user friendly.
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The Internet Public Library - The Internet Public Library is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment founded at the University of Michigan School of Information and hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology. The library maintains a collection of network-based ready reference works.
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) - ERIC provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).
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 Online Books Page - Listing over 25,000 free books on the Web hosted by the University of Pennsylvania
Online Christian Library - This online library offers virtual theological resources and a library of online church-related PDF books.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library - Provides access to classic church-related literature.
Internet Christian Library - Provides a guide to early church documents.
Internet Medieval Sourcebook - A general internet resource for Medieval Studies, and a good starting point for anyone seeking information on Medieval documents, maps, secondary sources, bibliographies, images and music. It is located at the Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies.
The Theological Commons is a digital library of 76,716 books and journals on theology and religion, including 26,782 volumes from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
The Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN) is a library of over 19,998 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 132 different institutions.
New York Times - The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. and distributed internationally. It is owned by The New York Times Company, which publishes 15 other newspapers, including the International Herald Tribune and The Boston Globe. It is the largest metropolitan newspaper in the United States.
The Wall Street Journal - The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) is an influential international daily newspaper published by Dow Jones & Company in New York City. The Journal newspaper primarily covers U.S. and international business and financial news and issues.
The Telegraph - The Daily Telegraph is a daily morning broadsheet newspaper distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally. The Telegraph website provides the latest news, business, sport, comment, lifestyle and culture plus content from the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph newspapers and video from Telegraph TV.
London Times - The Times is a national newspaper published daily in the United Kingdom since 1788. For much of its history, The Times has been regarded as Britain's newspaper of record. It has played an influential role in politics and shaping public opinion about foreign events.
Washington Post - The Washington Post is the largest newspaper in Washington, D.C.. It is also one of the city's oldest papers, having been founded in 1877. The Post is generally regarded among the leading daily American newspapers.
News Forum and Other Resources
EU Observer - The EUobserver is an independent online news service providing up-to-date coverage on the European Union. It provides accessible and consistent information on EU politics and EU affairs.
NewsMax - NewsMax Media is a news organization founded by journalist Christopher W. Ruddy and based in West Palm Beach, Florida. It runs the NewsMax.com website and publishes NewsMax Magazine. Ruddy, who serves as editor-in-chief, describes NewsMax.com as "the leading independent online news site with a conservative perspective."
Lucianne.com - Forum for posting and discussion of current news items of a political bent. Includes selections by columnist Lucianne Goldberg.
Drudge Report - The Drudge Report is a U.S.-based news website run by Matt Drudge. The site consists primarily of links to stories from the US and international mainstream media about politics, entertainment, and current events as well as links to many popular columnists.