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A sample of the online books available include:

A sample of the online journals available include:

To locate all online journals available to you, search your local library.

  • HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

    HealthCare Chaplaincy Network provides clinical pastoral education, continuing professional education and research on the effectiveness of chaplaincy care..

  • National Association of Catholic Chaplains

    The National Association of Catholic Chaplains advocates for the profession of spiritual care and educates, certifies, and supports chaplains, clinical pastoral educators, and all members who continue the healing ministry of Jesus in the name of the Church.

  • Naval Chaplaincy School and Center

    Naval Chaplaincy School and Center aims to develop and deliver religious ministry training to achieve fleet readiness.

  • VA National Chaplain Center

    The Mission of the National Chaplain Center is to empower Department of Veterans Affairs Chaplains in the achievement of excellence in meeting the Spiritual Healthcare needs of Veterans.

Prepared by professional librarians in the VA Library Network and delivered straight to your inbox, Literature e-Alerts help you stay up-to-date on the latest developments in selected fields, better equipping you to perform your work at VA and serve our nation's Veterans. Upon receipt of the alerts, subscribers will need to work with their local library staff to obtain full-text articles. Sign up here.

Topics of interest include:

  • Caregiving
  • Suicide

To sign up to receive these alerts or other of interest on a regular basis, please complete the form found on the National Desktop Library.