Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN)

Timeline: Annually (Sept 11, 2023 Deadline) 

Discount available for access to a library of over 25,000 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 150 different institutions. Subscription model available.

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Timeline: Annually (July 1, 2023 Deadline) 

Special 50% list price on four databases from World Trade Press!

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WT Cox Information Services

Timeline: Ongoing 

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The Altar of Sacrifice – 11/2022

“Fire shall be kept burning on the altar continually; it shall not go out.” (Leviticus 6:13 ESV)

All throughout Scripture the people of God have built altars and called out to God. When our loving Lord was giving instructions to the Levitical priesthood through His servant Moses, He charged them with the responsibility for the hearth of the altar. They were to be sure the fire never went out. Never!

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Amy Rice – 10/2022

Amy is the Library Director at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, ID (1689 FTE). Amy has been an ACL member for 16 years. You can find Amy on Twitter: @amy_librarian78

Describe yourself using a book title: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

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Mental Weeding – 10/2022

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” (Romans 12:2 NIV)

Renewing our minds as Paul asks can be difficult. Unwanted negative thoughts can come into our minds at any time, so we need to “weed” these thoughts to regain our focus. Weeding our gardens and lawns every spring is important. As librarians, we also know that weeding is an important part of collection development, to prevent overfilling our libraries with obsolete or worn books.

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Ezra Choe – 09/2022

Ezra is the Theology and Philosophy Librarian at Baylor University in Waco, TX (20,626 FTE). This is Ezra’s first year as an ACL member.

Describe yourself using a book title: Confessions

What’s the best thing about being a librarian? The best thing about being a librarian is building relationships with patrons and helping them in their intellectual journey.

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