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Doctor of Ministry (D.Min): Find ebooks

This guide is designed for students in the D.Min. program.This page has basic tips about using Duke Library resources. Use the tabs to navigate to course-specific resources.

Quick Search for eBooks

Ebooks: Technical Requirements

You will find ebooks available on different platforms. Use the guide below to find specific information about downloading, printing, and ereader file types. The major ebook platforms you will encounter are: EBL, Ebsco eBooks, and Ebrary.

Ebooks in the Library Catalog

When you search the library catalog you will have options for narrowing or "refining" your search on the left-hand side. Choosing "Online" as a format will limit your results to books online. You can also do an "Advanced" catalog search and limit the format to eBooks.

Reference Books Online

Oxford Biblical Studies provides access to New Oxford Annotated Bible, Oxford Bible Commentary, Concise Concordance to NRSV, and more. 

Ministry Matters provides access to the New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation and the New Interpreter’s Bible Commentary Series, as well as Abingdon OT and NT commentaries. Read more here...

Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online has a large number of ebooks on Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies, Theology, and Church History.


1. The icons along the top allow you to print, save, cite, email, or bookmark & share the citation via numerous sharing applications (facebook, tumblr, etc.).

2. The bar across the top of the text allows you to easily jump forward and backward between chapters in the selected book.

3. Within a chapter, a link to “Download chapter (pdf)” will appear. There is no limit to how many chapters you can download from any given title.