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Dickhaut Library

J.W. Dickhaut Library - Methodist Theological School in Ohio (MTSO) - 3081 Columbus Pike, Delaware OH 43015 - (740) 362-3450 -

DMIN Research Guide

Before making an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request:
For Books: Please check the OPAL or OhioLINK Library catalogs to determine if it is available.
If it is, you may request the item on your own.
For Articles: Please check the OhioLINK E-Journal Finder for full text and search the library catalog for print version to make copies from.

What may be requested:
Books and other items not owned by Dickhaut Library and not available through the Library catalogs may be requested.
Exception: Dickhaut Library will not request course textbooks for students.

Submit a Request:
Please email the following information regarding your request to

  • Your Name & Phone number
  • Title of the Book/Journal (Include the article title)
  • Author/Editor
  • Vol., Issue, Date/Edition
  • Publisher
  • OCLC#
  • Date needed
  • Additional information such as: color copy, illustrations, etc.

Arrive Time:
Requests may take at least ten working days to arrive at Dickhaut Library.
You will be notified by e-mail when the Library has received the book.

Dickhaut Library tries to find libraries that lend materials free of charge.
However, in rare cases, a lending library may charge a fee to loan an item from its collection.
You will be notified of any fees in advance before a request is submitted.

Please contact the library staff if you have any questions at 740-362-3450. Thank You.

Core Journals for the Classical and Practical Disciplines in Theological Education

Biblical studies

  •  Dead Sea Discoveries
  •  Historia: Journal of the Historical Society of Israel
  •  Journal of Bible and Religion
  •  Journal of Biblical Literature
  •  Journal of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Novum Testamentum
  • Old and New Testament Student
  • Old Testament Student
  • Vetus Testamentum


  • Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Ethics
  • International Journal of Ethics
  • Journal of Animal Ethics
  • Journal of Ethics
  • Journal of Religious Ethics
  • Journal of the Society Christian Ethics.

History of Christianity

  • American Historical Review
  • American Journal of Archaeology
  • American Presbyterians
  • Anglican and Episcopal History
  • Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Church History
  • Church History and Religious Culture
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Classical Journal
  • Classical Quarterly
  • Classical Review
  • Classical World
  • Daedalus
  • Greece and Rome
  • Hebraica
  • Jewish Historical Studies
  • Jewish History
  • Jewish Quarterly Review
  • Jewish Studies Quarterly
  • Journal of American History
  • Journal of Hellenic Studies
  • Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures
  • Journal of Moravian History
  • Journal of Mormon History
  • Journal of Presbyterian History
  • Journal of Roman Studies
  • Journal of Social History
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Quaker History
  • Speculum
  • Vigiliae Christianae
  • Wesley and Methodist Studies

Study of Religions

  • Buddhist Studies
  • History of Religions
  • International Journal for Philosophy of Religion
  • International Journal of Hindu Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Jewish History
  • Jewish Quarterly Review
  • Journal of Religion
  • Journal of Religion in Africa
  • Journal of Qur'anic Studies
  • Journal of the American Academy of Religion
  • Journal of World Christianity
  • Religion and American Culture
  • Religion & Literature
  • Religious Studies
  • Review of Religious Research
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Studia Islamica


  • American Journal of Theology
  • American Journal of Theology & Philosophy
  • Harvard Theological Review
  • Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
  • Journal of Theological Studies


  • Environmental History
  • Human Ecology
  • Interpreter
  • Journal of Adult Theological Education


  • Evangelical Missions Quarterly
  • Journal of Evangelism and Missions
  • Missiology
  • Missiology: An International Review

Pastoral Care and Counseling

  • American Journal of Pastoral Counseling
  • Hospice Journal
  • Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Journal of Religion and Abuse
  • Journal of Religion and Health
  • Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health
  • Social Science Quarterly
  • Social Work
  • Social Work Journal
  • Social Work Research
  • Sociology

Sacred Music

  • American Music
  • Choir and Organ
  • Church Music
  • The Hymn
  • Journal of Church Music
  • Journal of Musicology
  • Journal of the American Musicological


  • Music Ministry
  • Musical Quarterly
  • Musick und Kirche
  • Sacred Music


  • The Clergy Journal


  • Homiletic
  • Journal for Preachers
  • Preaching


  • Journal of Spiritual Formation