The William Broadhurst Library
The William Broadhurst Library houses more than 100,000 titles and over 50 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 320,000 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 for Thanksgiving Break:
Wednesday and Thursday: Nov.23 & 24
Fall Semester Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am to 4:30pm
Saturday: Noon to 4pm
CLOSED: Friday and Sunday
ATLA Ebsco Database Search (by subject) (journals) – ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials, Religion and Philosophy Collection, Christian Periodical Index, and Ebsco ebooks
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.
Wabash Center – A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion, including syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, and references.
Center for Studies in the Wesleyan Tradition — develops and provides access to outstanding research resources for students and scholars of the broad Wesleyan tradition.
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