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Welcome to the International Cooperation Initiative (ICI) Online Books page. This project provides free online PDF files to scholars and students who would not otherwise have access to these resources. These resources are available for persons in countries with a per capita GDP that is substantially lower than the average per capita GDP of the United States and the European Union. SBL offers reduced subscription rates to institutions in these countries. Individuals from qualifying countries have access to these forms below. For more information, please contact the SBL Customer Service Department. If you are not from a qualifying country, please visit the SBL Store to order the titles in which you are interested.

Academic presses partnering with SBL Press in this project are Brown Judaic Studies, Catholic Biblical Association, Editorial Biblos, Fortress Press, Gorgias Press, Sheffield Phoenix Press, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad Católica Argentina, Westminster John Knox Press and Wiley-Blackwell.

You will also find links to resources of other publishers that have been made available for free or reduced rates.

Other Publishers’ Resources

Oxford University Press: OUP offers free and reduced rate access to dozens of countries. Learn more at

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