Introduction to the New Testament

Villa Maria College Library

Reference Books

The reference collection includes a number of Bible dictionaries, encyclopedias, concordances, commentaries, and versions of the Bible.

You will find these items in the North Room of the library starting with the call number BS.

Browse this section in our online catalog.

Reference books cannot leave the library. When you are finished using books in the library, please leave them on the table where you were working or place them in the Book Return slot at the end of the librarian desk. Please do not put books back on the shelves.

Search for Books, eBooks, Print Journals and DVDs

The library's online catalog, Alexandria, can be used to find both books and ebooks.

Books in the standard collection may be borrowed for three weeks. Books placed on reserve by your professor will have a shorter loan period. Books not available from the library can be borrowed through AcademicSHARE or Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Contact the library for help. To find items held by Villa and other libraries, try WorldCat.

Don't forget your Villa Maria College ID card to check out books!


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Online Resources

Assignment-Specific Online Resources

Bible Gateway

Wabash Center: Religion on the Web

The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion provides an annotated guide offering electronic resources on a wide variety of topics dealing with religion, ethics and philosophy. Don't miss the Bible Online Reference Works.

The journal articles you need for your assignments can be found in our online databases.

The complete list of databases available can be found on our website.

Articles not available in full text can be requested through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Contact the library for help with ILL.

Off-campus access to most online databases requires a username and password. Drop by the library to get this information.