From AWOL: The American Numismatic Society has created an Open Access digital library. One purpose is to host unpublished and/or orphaned MA and PhD theses/dissertations that have numismatic content. As a part of this library your thesis will be Open Access, full-text searchable, and http://schema.org properties will help Google relevance. If you (or someone you … Continue reading
Research@StAndrews:FullText is: [A] digital repository of research output from the University of St Andrews. Since 2006 the University has required theses to be submitted to the repository. . . . The Research@StAndrews Portal provides links to the full text of research publications which are stored in Research@StAndrews:FullText. From the School of Divinity, 160 theses are available.
Tyndale House recently announced the beta release of their Scripture Tools for Every Person (STEP) project, headed by David Instone-Brewer. The resource includes a nice selection of original-language texts—apparently including some, like the Samaritan Pentateuch, not yet listed in the documentation. Later this year, the Tyndale House edition of the Greek New Testament should also … Continue reading
As their free book of the month, Logos Bible Software is giving away volume 5 of the Expositor’s Greek Testament, edited by W. Robertson Nicoll. Volume 5 includes: J. H. A. Hart, “The First Epistle General of Peter” R. H. Strachan, “The Second Epistle General of Peter” David Smith, “The Epistles of John” J. B. Mayor, “The … Continue reading
Christian Book Distributors now has the 10-volume Theological Dictionary of the New Testament on sale for $99.99. Orders for the product should ship on or after October 1.
While this year’s SBL program is still in preparation, the contents of the IBR research group sessions are now available via the individual research group links on the call for papers page. Update: After copying this link yesterday, the call for papers page URL was apparently updated. Such is the Internet; the link above has now … Continue reading
On the web: Zotero 4.0.4 is now available with some minor improvements over the previous stable version. Joseph Kelly highlights some good advice about how not to write a thesis or dissertation. Logos Bible Software has added the Aramaic Bible series to their pre-publication program.
I’ve just now noticed, but a stable release of Zotero 4 became available earlier this week. This release includes a substantial number of updates over previous versions. For highlights, see here, or peruse the whole change log.
The SBL Handbook of Style (e.g., §8.2) suggests several abbreviations that involve small capital letters. It had previously escaped my notice, but Zotero’s rich text markup will support the use of small capitals in a citation’s prefix or suffix fields. Zotero will turn text into small capitals if the text is enclosed by: <span style=”font-variant:small-caps;”> … Continue reading
Google Books has full-text PDFs freely available for the following works by S. R. Driver: Commentary on Deuteronomy (International Critical Commentary; 1895; repr., 1903) Introduction to the Literature of the Old Testament (International Theological Library; 1891) BibTeX-formatted bibliography information for these texts is available here.