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Jane Lenz Elder
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Bridwell Library
Perkins School of Theology
SMU Box 750476
Dallas, TX 75275-0476
(214) 768-4046

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An Orientation to Bridwell Library
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Jan 16, 2015
This is a collection of material aimed to orient incoming students to the library and help get them started in their Perkins careers.
Avoiding Plagiarism
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Jan 15, 2015
What it is and when to cite your sources
Tags: academic honesty, plagiarism
Exegesis Step by Step
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Aug 28, 2013
A checklist of instructions for doing exegetical work
Tags: exegesis biblical studies writing research
Formulating a Thesis
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Jan 16, 2015
Libros sobre el metodismo en espaƱol
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Jan 22, 2015
Spanish-language print resources about Methodism at Bridwell Library
Methodist Genealogy
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Jan 15, 2015
Help get started with family research related to the history of the United Methodist Church
Research Advice
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Jul 23, 2013
Some common-sense tips for starting a research project and keeping it on track.
Scholarly Citations--Samples
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Oct 21, 2013
Examples of all different sorts of citations formatted using Chicago Humanities/Turabian.
Ted Campbell's HX 6305 Christian Heritage I
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Jul 22, 2013
Fall 2012, Professor Ted Campbell
Word Searches in Bibleworks
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Sep 3, 2013
Do your concordance work in an electronic format, even if you do not know Greek.
Tags: bibleworks, biblical studies, exegesis
Writing as a Theological Discipline
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Jan 15, 2015
Viewed from a theological perspective, writing can be a spiritual discipline contributing to Christian formation. Like any discipline, it requires practice, application, and a desire for improvement.
Writing--Miscellaneous Tips
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Aug 28, 2013
An ongoing list of little ideas that can have a big impact on your writing
Writing--Some Common Problems at Perkins School of Theology
by Jane Elder - Last Updated Jan 15, 2015
Faculty have noted several problems common to many student papers. Here are some of them with some suggestions for avoiding these pitfalls.

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