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Loyola University Chicago Libraries

Library Workshops: Finding Bible Commentaries

A guide to current and past workshops offered by the Loyola Libraries.

You Can Find Bible Commentaries: Here's How

The Workshop -

Our library’s print and online collections contain an astonishing number of bible commentaries: from concise to lengthily and from introductory to advanced.  No matter your level or need, a few strategies will improve the efficiency of your searches and leave you more time for reading and writing.  Discover those strategies by attending this workshop.  Questions may be sent to Jane Currie (

Three Source Types and Three Techniques for Finding Them

Bible commentaries may be found in the library's reference collection, in journals, and in our library's book collection.  Each of the tutorials linked below demonstrates how to locate commentaries in one of these source types.  Watch any one of them, or all three.

online tutorial icon Watch these tutorials on finding and using biblical commentary:
Sources in the Cudahy Library Reference Collection (4:14) (transcript)
Sources in Library Databases (4:50) (transcript)
Sources in Books (2:52) (transcript)

This workshop was recorded in October 2013.  The recording (17:48) is available online.

Workshop Instructor: Jane Currie

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Loyola University Chicago
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