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Does anyone use Gospelink?
« on: January 18, 2020, 05:26:05 pm »
And is it worth the subscription cost ($50/year)?
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Re: Does anyone use Gospelink?
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2020, 05:32:03 pm »
I did ages ago. And I honestly didn't think it was still active.

It was interesting mainly as research into quotes and positions of the past. But with the Joseph Smith Papers, Gospel Library, Maxwell Institute free online listings, and other online resources, I haven't even felt the need to look something up in it in over a decade.
 
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Re: Does anyone use Gospelink?
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2020, 08:14:19 pm »
There's so many official church resources now for free, I would never spend money on GospelLink. I didn't find it that handy way back when I had it on CD-rom.  :-\
Currently I use the Citation Index (an app where you can find a scripture then links to every talk mentioning that scripture) and the Webster 1828 app (basically a copy of a Webster's (American) Dictionary from 1828, to see what words meant when Joseph Smith used them in translations or revelations) and the Gospel Library and I'm good.
 
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Re: Does anyone use Gospelink?
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2020, 09:20:37 am »
Gospelink is still around? I hadn't thought about it for years.
 
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Re: Does anyone use Gospelink?
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2020, 10:24:27 am »
Here is the current description:

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Gospelink is a subscription based membership to Deseret Book's online library.  You can search thousands and thousands of titles from LDS.org, BYU.edu including BYU Speeches, F.A.R.M.S, Institute manuals. As well as the full text of the Standard Works, including JST, Greek and Hebrew lexicons and more.

I noticed that "The God Who Weeps" by the Givens has been recently added. If Gospelink gives access to DB's trade books online, then the subscription might be worth the cost, instead of buying the individual books.
« Last Edit: January 20, 2020, 10:26:19 am by Roper »
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