Earl K. Oldham Library

The Earl K. Oldham Library is located on the campus of Arlington Baptist University.

Our mission is to implement, enrich, and support the mission and goals of the university by satisfying the needs of the students in their academic pursuits, to provide adequate resources for the students' preparation for Christian ministries, and to assist faculty members in their instructionand professional growth.

eLibrary Resources

It is our goal to be of service to our on campus students as well as our off campus students. In addition to our sizeable on-campus library, several virtual library catalogs are available covering a myriad of relevant topics.  Below are links to several online catalogs. Access to each library is password controled.  Please contact library staff for login credentials.

Click HERE to view the ABU Library Manual.

Click HERE to view the Student Library Handbook

Earl K. Oldham Library Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Library Summer Hours
Monday-Wednesday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - noon
Business Insights: Global Database

Business Insights: Global

Business Insights: Global is a unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.

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ATLA Religion Database

The ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®) is the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion, with coverage from 1949 and retrospective indexing for some journal issues as far back as the nineteenth century.

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ProQuest Education Journals Collection

This collection includes over 1,000 full-text journals and 18,000 dissertations, supporting research on the theory and practice of education.  Not only does this collection cover literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

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SPORTDiscus is the leading bibliographic database for sports and sports medicine research. It includes records from leading sports medicine journals, books, dissertations and more.

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Chronicling America - Library of Congress

"Chronicling America (ISSN 2475-2703) is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Supported by NEH, this rich digital resource will be developed and permanently maintained at the Library of Congress. An NEH award program will fund the contribution of content from, eventually, all U.S. states and territories."

Journal of Biblical Integration In Business

"The mission of The Journal of Biblical Integration in Business (JBIB) is to publish theoretical and empirical papers that integrate biblical principles and truths into the business disciplines. The journal is a broad, double-blind peer review forum that aims to publish manuscripts that add to the body of knowledge. Such manuscripts will be: scholarly in design, tone, and depth, reflecting accurately the literature in the business discipline concerned and directly relate to biblical presuppositions, passages and perspectives throughout the paper."

Journal of Business

"The Journal of Business (JoB) is a peer-reviewed journal with focus on research articles and case studies in all academic fields of business discipline. Scope of the journal covers the broad range of areas related to business studies including interdisciplinary topics and newly developing areas in business. Submissions comprises: research articles – both theoretical and empirical, case studies and reviews of literature."

Christian Business Academy Review

"The CBAR is a blind peer-reviewed spring publication of the Christian Business Faculty Association. The CBAR is devoted to promoting Christian business education through publication of faith-based articles that focus on Creative Instruction (cases, innovations in pedagogy, materials, and methods for teaching undergraduate and graduate business students), Curriculum Development (book reviews, ideas for and experience with the creation of new courses and programs of study), Professional Issues (the role of business programs and faculty in assessment, accreditation, compensation, teaching loads, and professional development), and Research in Business Education (original empirical studies and surveys dealing with the evaluation of teaching methods, learning attitudes, and assessment techniques)."