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PTS Doctor of Ministry

Library Resources for Doctor of Ministry Students


This subject guide is meant as a complement to the Doctor of Ministry Creative Writing and Public Theology cohort, and will provide various tools and resources to help students find relevant and enriching materials on contextual analysis. Visit us at the library for additional reference assistance. Drop-Ins are welcome, or contact Mark Russell to set up a one-on-one research appointment.

Where Do I Start?

The resources found on the Where Do I Start? page can provide the jumping off point for your research path. They include reference and introductory materials that will help you define the focus and scope of your topic and establish a basic knowledge foundation. Many of these resources also feature great bibliographies that can point you toward more in-depth materials as you move forward.

Find Books

Readings related to your course materials and suggestions for searching the online card catalog for relevant research materials can be found on the Find Books page.

Find Articles

Find Articles can help point you to the appropriate databases for your subject or topic as well as provide basic information for navigating those databases.

Find Statistics

This page provides links to the web pages of a variety of research institutions that can provide the data necessary to support your research.

Writing and Research Tools

Turn to Writing and Research Tools for the basic tools to help you organize your drafts, structure theological papers correctly, and make sure you have the proper citation format.

Research and Instruction Librarian

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Mark Russell
Barbour Library
616 N. Highland Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 924-1393