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The Evangel University Libraries will continue to provide services via a primarily online delivery model this summer. The library buildings will remain closed until the Fall Semester. 

You can reach us via our Ask-A-Librarian form and receive responses by phone or email.  You can also call the main campus library from 8 am - 3 pm every weekday at (417) 865-2815 ext. 7268.


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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Oxford Islamic Studies Online

NEW trial database. It features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture. Encompasses over 5,000 A–Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines. The trial expires on July 24, 2020. Login to your EU trial access link.

OpenStax Tech Scout

OpenStax Tech Scout

OpenStax Tech Scout

A new tool for searching the OpenStax textbooks by means of advanced filters such as interactivity, assignment management, online homework, grading, adaptivity, verified by instructors, app availability, and more. Check it out!



Springer Nature - Open Access Collection

Springer Nature - Open Access Collection

Open Access at Springer Nature - Q&A
More than 900 open access e-books published between 2015-2020 primarily in social sciences, education, computer science, economics, engineering.



LibreTexts: The World's Most Popular Free Online Textbook Platform

Free the TextbookThe Next Step in Textbook Evolution

Unlike traditional textbooks, LibreTexts' web-based origins allow powerful integration of new technologies to enhance student engagement, as content can be so much more than just text and images.


SUNY OER Textbooks


Ready-to-Adopt Courses. Choose an open textbook in any of the following subject areas: Business, English/Communication, Humanities/Languages, Social Science, Natural Science, Mathematics, Technology, Transitional Studies. 


CORE: The world's largest collection of open access research papers

CORE provides free and seamless access to millions of research articles aggregated from thousands of Open Access data providers, such as repositories and journals. Learn more about CORE.

OAPEN Library

Explore the OAPEN Library, which contains freely accessible, peer-reviewed academic books in the area of humanities and social sciences.

Mary and Early Christian Women

Mary and Early Christian Women

This open access book, also part of the  AGTS Library Hyllberg Collection, reveals exciting early Christian evidence that Mary was remembered as a powerful role model for women leaders--women apostles, baptizers, and presiders at the ritual meal. Early Christian art portrays Mary and other women clergy serving as deacon, presbyter/priest, and bishop.

International Journal of Pentecostal Missiology

International Journal of Pentecostal Missiology

The International Journal of Pentecostal Missiology (IJPM) is a peer-reviewed, open access, electronic journal with periodic publication. Access the latest issue and previous issues.

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OpenBook Publishers is "the leading independent Open Access publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences in the UK: a not-for-profit Social Enterprise run by scholars who are committed to making high-quality research freely available to readers around the world." 

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