The William Broadhurst Library

The William Broadhurst Library houses more than 90,000 titles and over 30 periodicals with significant resources in the areas of the Wesleyan doctrine of holiness and on the history of the Church of the Nazarene. We also now have more than 520,000 electronic books that our students can access via our online card catalog from anywhere. Questions? Please contact the library at: 816-268-5471 or at [email protected].

As part of our ongoing response to the coronavirus,
library access is currently closed to the public
and is only open for student access

The Library will be closed in Observance of Independence Day
Thursday, July 4, 2024

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am to 4:30pm
CLOSED: Friday – Sunday

Searchable Databases

ATLA Ebsco Database Search (by subject) (journals) – ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials, Religion and Philosophy Collection, Christian Periodical Index, and Ebsco ebooks

Online Journals by Title

NTS Institutional Repository

MidAmerica Nazarene University Card Catalog

Atlas for Alum

Writing Helps

Turabian Style Guide – Guide and helps for writing academic papers using the Turabian style

Zotero – Research organization and assistance tools

Easybib – Online bibliography and citation tool

Recommended Resources

Christian Classics Ethereal Library – Writings of the Early Church

Google Scholar Search – A search engine for scholar

NNU Wesley Center – Selective, annotated guide to online sources related to theology in the Wesleyan tradition

Project Gutenberg – Online full text of religious writings

Wesleyan Holiness Digital Library
– The Wesleyan-Holiness Digital Library is a free, multidisciplinary, open access, digital resource of books, literature, multimedia, and archives collected into a single institutional repository.

Center for Studies in the Wesleyan Tradition — develops and provides access to outstanding research resources for students and scholars of the broad Wesleyan tradition.

Research in Ministry – Abstracts of Doctor of Ministry Projects from ATS seminaries

Religion Online – Includes a number of contemporary writings

Religious Studies Web Guide – Focuses on free internet resources of use to researchers involved in the academic study of religion

WorldCat – Find resources in a library near you

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