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Expanding Your Search for Doctoral Works: Professional


Resources for students pursuing these degrees

Doctor of Ministry

Doctor of Counseling

Doctor of Educational Ministry

Finding non-MBTS Dissertations

Search these databases: 


  • RIM (Research in Ministry) -- a free "searchable database of indexes and abstracts for doctoral projects and theses from programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). (DMin, DMiss, DEdMin degrees)
  •  WorldCat Dissertations and Theses --(Canvas login required) Subset of Worldcat's worldwide database, limiting search results to theses and dissertations. (For sorting by date, see Worldcat and limit search to dissertations and theses.***START HERE***



SEARCH/PURCHASE--Before purchasing, contact Midwestern Library to either arrange for interlibrary loan of print format or MBTS purchase of PDF format.

  • TREN -- source for online and print DMin, DEdMin and Master's theses and projects; Midwestern Library subscribes to this database, allowing downloads of those available as e-docs

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