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Welcome to the Southeastern Research Guide for Pentecostalism. Use the tabs at the top to find sources and information to help you research Pentecostal topics.

College of Religion

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LC Classifications for Religion

These Library of Congress classification areas may be useful when browsing the shelves at Steelman Library for materials on history. They are found on the second floor. You can use these same classifications in the reference section on the first (main) floor.

  • BR — Christianity
  • BT — Doctrinal theology
  • BV — Practical theology
  • BX — Christian denominations

Interlibrary Loan

When you can't access an article or book, remember to request it from ILL at no cost.

Click this icon in a database, or use the Request Library Materials link below.

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  • You can request books and articles not available at SEU or other local libraries through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Articles will be emailed to you whenever possible.
  • Books will be mailed with pre-paid postage return packaging, if you are an online student.
  • Use links from resources to make requests, or use the Interlibrary Loan Request Form.

Websites of Pentecostalism

Pentecostal Authors Websites

General Information

Zotero-Citation Management

It is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.

Zotero works with Microsoft Word to create your bibliography for you.

Turabian (Chicago Manual of Style)

What is it?

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. 8th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

Where can I find it?

  • Steelman Reserve Collection
  • Any librarian
  • Ref. LB2369 .T87 2013

Who should use it?

  • Students whose professors require Turabian
  • Undergraduates in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences
  • Note: Turabian is designed to complement the Chicago Manual of Style but be simpler and easier for undergraduates to use.

Citing Government Sources

Additional Help

Additional information on Chicago/Turabian style may be found at the websites below.  Please be aware that websites may refer to Author-Date or In-Text styles that are used by some colleges/departments, but the notes (usually footnotes) and bibliography styles are used in most situations at Southeastern:


Single Author
Gutman, Robert W. 1999. Mozart: A cultural biography. New York: Harcourt Brace.
Two Authors
Hock, Randolph, and Gary Price. 2004. The extreme searcher’s Internet handbook: A guide for the serious searcher. Medford: CyberAge Books.
Three or More Authors
Davidson, William, Daniel Sweeney, and Ronald Stampfl. 1988. Retailing management. 6th ed. New York: Wiley.
No Author
Begin citation with title. For example:
NAICS desk reference: The North American industry classification system desk reference. 2000. Indianapolis: JIST Works.
Chapter in a Book Willson, Jr., Robert F. 2005. "William Shakespeare's Theater." In The Greenwood companion to Shakespeare: A comprehensive guide for students, ed. Joseph Rosenblum, 47-64. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

For additional examples, see pages 229-247 in the Turabian Manual (2007).

Print Articles | Turabian

Journal with Continuous Pagination

Graham, Sarah. 2006. Impossible to hold: Women and culture in the 1960s. Journal of American Studies 40:156-159.

Journal with Non-Continuous Pagination

Simmons, Carolyn, and Karen Becker-Olsen. 2006. Achieving marketing objectives through social sponsorships. Journal of Marketing 70, no. 4:154-169.


Reed, Stanley. 2006. Seeing past the war. Business Week, August 21.


Seward, Zachary. 2006. Colleges expand early admissions. Wall Street Journal. December 14. Eastern edition.

 For additional examples, see pages 247-254 in the Turabian Manual (2007). 

Electronic Sources

Article from a library subscription service (database)

Ward, Rosemary. 2006. Background check. Psychology Today (March-April): 34-35. (accessed December 21, 2006

Entire website

Internet weather source. 2006. National Weather Service. (accessed December 21, 2006).

Online article from magazine website

Masters, Coco. 2006. The takeaway diet of 2006. Time, December 17. (accessed January 10, 2007).

For additional examples, see pages 250-254 in the Turabian Manual (2007).

Personal Interviews & Films

Personal Interview

Bush, George W. 2007. Interview. February 10.


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. 1982. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Universal Pictures.

Recorded Film

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. 2001. DVD. Directed by Chris Columbus. Warner.

For additional examples, see pages 260-263 and 266 -269 in the Turabian Manual (2007).

Sound Recording & Musical Compositions

Entire Albums

The Beatles. 1967. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club’s Band. Capitol Records. LP.

Individual Songs

Sinatra, Frank. 1996. Strangers in the night. On My Way: The Best of Frank Sinatra. Warner. Cassette.

Spoken Word Recording

Lee, Harper. 1988. To Kill a Mockingbird. Read by Sally Darling. Recorded Books. Cassette.

Musical Composition

Beethoven, Ludwig van. 1932. Symphony no. 7 in A Major, Op. 92. Boston: Oliver Ditson.

For additional examples, see pages 265-270 in the Turabian Manual (2007).

Distance Learners

Information for Distance Learners, Online, and Extension Students may be obtained through our Distance Learners page.

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