Resources on Near-Death and Related Experiences 

Maybe you are close to someone who is near death, or maybe you are simply curious about a fascinating new discipline at the border where hard science and spirituality meet. IANDS offers many resources to help in your exploration of near-death (NDE) and related experiences: 

Recommended Reading about NDEs

A concise bibliography to get you started plus links to more advanced material.

NDE Research Bibliography

The definitive resource for near-death research: twenty-five years worth of articles on NDEs from peer-reviewed journals and the popular press. Includes search capabilities as well as a service for ordering reprints. Available on the IANDS shopping cart.

IANDS Publications

IANDS publishes a newsletter, a scholarly journal, and numerous articles on NDE topics.

Vital Signs

Vital Signs is IANDS' quarterly newsletter for its members. Back issues are available from the IANDS Store.

Journal of Near-Death Studies

The Journal of Near-Death Studies is the only peer-reviewed scholarly journal in its field. It is provided  as part of a Professional or higher IANDS membership or by subscription to institutions or individuals. Back issues and many individual articles are available for purchase from the IANDS Store.


This website contains several hundred articles and audio-visual materials on NDE-related topics.


IANDS holds periodic North American conferences. For current conference information, click here. Recordings from past conferences are available from the IANDS Store.


The online IANDS Store is the place for IANDS publications, audio tapes, memberships and more.

Local Groups

IANDS groups meet in some 50 communities throughout North America and the rest of the world.

Links to More Resources

Other websites with NDE-related information.

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