Tools for CETA Members

Helpful tools for CETA Members

  1. SBL International Cooperative Initiative Networking for fully-credentialed faculty, open-access books (very scholarly, liaison network, online books, reduced SBL membership rates, journal subscriptions.
  2. JSTOR Developing Nations Access Initiative  Waived or reduced participation fees for any academic or not-for-profit instituions in developing countries
  3. Google Classroom Open source online learning platform for developing world countries that are not-for-profit.
  4. Bible Odyssey Founded in 1880, the Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest learned society devoted to the critical investigation of the Bible based on the Humanities’ core disciplines. With over 8,000 members worldwide, it represents and convenes scholars whose life work is in biblical and ancient Near Eastern studies. The SBL promotes the academic study of the Bible and of sacred texts generally.
  5. MyTimeStation HR tool; electronic employee time management system; not free, but reasonably priced.
  6. Development Associates International DAI equips these leaders to respond by creating, using and distributing interactive educational tools that grow leaders’ personal integrity, spiritual life, leadership effectiveness and management skills.
  7. The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts Electronic tools for the study of NT manuscripts and textual criticism.
  8. Tyndale House Heritage Online Thousands of free PDF scholarly articles downloadable from the Tyndale House holdings.
  9. Zondervan Academic Discounts: Zondervan Academic is currently giving 50% discounts to institutions and faculty. See the catalogue here.
  10. iTunes University Simply search the iTunes Store for Video or Audio lectures on any topic
  11. Langham Partnership and Library Grant Reduced priced volumes (in English and French) in biblical and theological studies. They also offer scholarships for PhD candidates from the developing world. See Catalogue here.
  12. Research in Ministry Research in Ministry® (RIM®) indexes and abstracts projects and theses from over 100 Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). RIM is a searchable database with entries for authors, titles, thesis/project advisors, schools, and ATLA subject headings. Abstracts can be searched by keyword. The database also supports Boolean and proximity searches as well as nested searches and wildcards. Links have also been added to records for schools that also participate in the Theological Research Exchange Network.RIM online supersedes Research in Ministry previously issued in print format covering the years 1981/83-1998. The database cumulates the print version and is updated quarterly.To submit abstracts of DMin, DMiss and DEdMin projects from any ATS-accredited school, go to Research in Ministry® (RIM®) Submission.
  13. Logos Bible Software Academic Discount Program