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Biblical & Theological Studies: Introduction

This guide highlights freely accessible resources relating to Biblical and Theological Studies.

Citation Information

Whenever you use content or ideas that are not original to you, or that you've published before, you must properly acknowledge them. Your acknowledgement should adhere to a formally recognized style guide. The most commonly used style guides for biblical and theological studies are listed below. 

For more information on how to avoid misusing information in this way, see this article from Duke University on plagiarism

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association has been published since 1929 by the APA.
Purdue OWL Guide to APA
APA Style Tutorial

The Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) is a style guide for American English published since 1906 by the University of Chicago Press.
Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide​
Purdue OWL Guide to CMOS

Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Handbook of Style.
Student Supplement to the SBL Style Guide

Kate L. Turabian's Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations  is a modified version of the CMOS



Welcome to the Biblical and Theological Studies LibGuide from the Bible College Section of ACL.

This guide is an on-going project of BCS and will introduce you to resources and research skills related to Biblical and Theological Studies.

The guide only facilitates access to resources that are completely and freely available.

Evaluating Information

One of the most important steps in acquiring knowledge is evaluating the quality of information prior to your accepting it.

The following links provide a wealth of resources in how to properly evaluate information sources.

Purdue Online Writing Lab Evaluating Sources Module

Checklist for Evaluating Website (University of Maryland)

Understanding Scholarly Sources (North Carolina State University)

Subject Guide

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