Research in Ministry® (RIM®) is a free thesis and dissertation abstract database where users can search for and share the outcomes of research conducted in graduate programs of study related to ministry, theology, and religion.
Atla members collaborate to create freely accessible and searchable databases.
Total Number of Records:
More than 14,000 records
RIM’s database is contributed to on a self-submission basis. New records may appear as frequently as every day.
Type of Records:
Bibliographic records, including abstracts, for theses, dissertations and other terminal projects completed in graduate programs of study related to ministry, theology, and religion.
For authors, librarians, department chairs and other institutional staff who wish to include new abstracts in RIM, you must first create an account. Once an account is created, new abstracts may be submitted. For more information, see the About page on the RIM web site.