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There are several methods for locating commentaries in e-book format; however, this method provides a comprehensive list of commentaries available in the various e-book systems to which the University Libraries subscribes.
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Go back to the University Libraries' homepage (library.sbuniv.edu).
Advanced Search Page of the Library's Catalog
Select the Catalog tab on the main search box.
Click on the Advanced Search button on the Main Search Box.
The Advanced Search page of the University Libraries' online catalog is opened.
Finding Commentaries on Advanced Search
Enter Search Terms Box
In the first search box, change "Any Field:" to "SUBJECT:" search.
Enter "Commentaries" in the search box.
If you want to search for a particular book of the Bible:
In the second search box, change "Any Field:" to "SUBJECT:" search.
Enter the name of the book of the Bible in the search box.
Other Format Box
Scroll down and select "E-BOOK".
Hit the Submit button
The results page gives a list of the commentaries available online. If a particular book of the Bible was entered (as in this example), results are limit to commentaries on that book.
Beside the KEYWORDS label is the number of results available. In this case, there are 69 commentaries currently available on Matthew.
Clicking on the Title will open the catalog record for that commentary.
Opening the Commentary
The link to access the commentary is in the center of the record.
Click on the "SBU: E-book, click to connect" link.
At this point, the e-book record in the e-book system will open. Each system provides a link to the commentary in a different way. Look for the full-text access link and click on it. Clicking on that link will open the commentary.