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ATLA for Alumni

To promote life long learning, Miller Library offers to all alumni (of either Cornerstone University, GRTS or ABTS) free access to the excellent ATLA database of full-text journals in Bible, Ministry, and Theology which is about 150 journals in all. Alumni are required to register by completing and submitting the following Alumni Registration for ATLA form. You will receive e-mail confirmation with your password for free access.

Free Online Resources

• Several Bible commentaries and other ministry-related resources are available free of charge over the Internet, and we have provided a link to many of these tools below.** 
• All Michigan residents have free access to many other amazing tools online, thanks to the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). For example, WorldCat ("the world’s largest catalog of books, videos, etc."), WilsonSelect (full-text articles from many subject areas), e-books from NetLibrary, about 100 newspapers, and much more are available for searching, free of charge. Simply log-on using your Michigan driver’s license number! Also try free universal access to
• All guests are welcome to visit Miller Library and use its reference computers for searching databases, or check out books from its great collection using their local (Michigan) library card.

  • Authority of the Bible
    several articles, full-length books by recognized scholars on biblical authority
  • Bible Crosswalk commentaries online
  • Bibles Online
    read or search these versions: KJV, NKJV, NAS, ASV, RSV, NewRSV, Good News Bible, New Living Transl, Complete Jewish Bible; even the Latin Vulgate. KJV and NAS also searchable using Strong's Concordance numbers
  • MEL
    Michigan Electronic Library including access to The Making of Modern Michigan, MelCat , MelInternet , MelDatabases, MeL Michigana, and MelAdvanced Search.
  • New Testament studies
  • Religion-Online
    More than 6,000 articles and chapters. Topics include Old and New Testament, theology, ethics, history and sociology of religion, communication and cultural studies, pastoral care, counseling, homiletics, worship, missions, and religious education.
  • lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. You can search for popular books, music CDs and videos—all of the physical items you're used to getting from libraries.

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