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This guide presents key resources for staff and students' research

About This Guide

This Subject Guide brings together important research resources for Theology. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources.

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For further assistance with finding Theology research materials, please contact the Subject Librarian for Theology.

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Looking for Academic Literature?

Below are the four best places to start searching for academic literature on your topic.  Explore the tabs along the top for even more options.

Searching the Hewitson Library

The Hewitson Library is part of the Presbyterian Research Centre, and is the library for the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand.  

The Library supports the Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership and the Otago University’s Department of Theology & Religion teaching programmes, as well as the resident and non-resident members of Knox College, ministers and laity, members of the wider Church, and the public.

The Hewitson is located on the same site as Knox College, in Opoho, Dunedin.

Find out what items are available through their dedicated catalogue:


Use the University Library’s Get It Interloans Service to request books and journal scans:                                                                                                                    

Learn more about using the Library for research here:                

BrowZine™ is now available at your library

Liaison Librarian / Kaitiaki Pukapuka

Shiobhan Smith

New Theology & Religion Books