Theology Databases

Theology Databases

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The Annual Register provides a detailed, yearly summary of British and world events. It serves as a reference work for current events, and primary source material for researchers interested in history, popular culture, political science, social science, and the humanities. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/annualregister 1758-present Articles, Government Documents, Primary Sources, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
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Citations to journal articles in >1,700 journals. Full text of 150 journals plus links to full text of 300 journals in Academic Search Premier. The ATLA Religion Database (ATLA RDB) is an index of academic journal articles in the area of religion. It is updated quarterly and published by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA). The database indexes articles, essays, and book reviews related to a wide range of scholarly fields related to religion. The database is available on a subscription basis through a database aggregator. The total database includes over 1.8 million article citations from over 1,700 journals. There are more than a quarter of a million essay citations from more than 18,000 multi-author works. The number of book reviews is over half a million. ATLA indexes multi-author works, such as Festschriften and conference proceedings, with separate records for each essay. 1949 - Present Articles
The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts provides electronic access to works from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries that shaped the development of Protestant thought. The collection, developed in collaboration with Reformation-period scholars, includes theological writings, confessional documents, biblical commentaries, polemical treatises, catechisms, liturgical works, sermons, church histories, disputations, and personal letters. Researchers interested in history, theology, political science, and sociology will be able to use these primary source materials to gain insight into social and religious change that shaped Western Europe. More information available at https://carroll.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://tcpt.alexanderstreet.com/tcpt.about.html and https://alexanderstreet.com/products/digital-library-classic-protestant-texts 1500-1700 Primary Sources
The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation provides electronic access to works written in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by authors whose writings influenced reform in the Catholic Church. The collection includes papal documents, synodal decrees, catechisms, confessors’ manuals, biblical commentaries, theological treatises, liturgical works, inquisitorial manuals, preaching guides, saints’ lives, and devotional literature. More information available at https://carroll.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://dlcr.alexanderstreet.com/DLCR/dlcr.about.html 1500-1700 Primary Sources
Critical and historical commentary on the texts of the Bible and other literature closely related to the Bible. Employs tools such as textual criticism, genre and prosodic analysis, and the history of religion to provide insight regarding the ancient meaning of a biblical work and its human relevance. eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
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Oxford Islamic Studies Online provides a number of learning tools. The site is, first and foremost, a reference center, with over 5,000 articles from a number of sources. Various eBooks, Images/Photos, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
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**Single user platform** Please close out of browser session when done. Collection of over 500 ebook titles providing concise introductions to topics across a wide range of subject areas, including the Arts and Humanities, Science and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Law, and Medicine and Health. Each title is written by experts in the field, and presents a big picture of the topic as well as a more detailed discussion of key controversies, influential people, and new directions and ideas. Factual content is supplemented with analysis to help place the topic in a broader context. 2000-Present eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
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Periodicals Archive Online contains the full text backfiles of over 700 scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The content is international in scope, and covers 37 subject areas. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/pao 1802-2005 Articles, Primary Sources
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Comprehensive database containing over 540,000 citations to the scholarly literature in philosophy. Citations are drawn from over 1600 journals and cover research across all major fields of philosophy including aesthetics, axiology, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphilosophy, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of education, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, political philosophy, and social philosophy. Also includes coverage of selected multidisciplinary journals. Many entries include author-supplied abstracts. 1940 - Present Articles, eBooks
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Provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a single platform. Articles, Company/Industry Information, News, Theses/Dissertations

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Peer-reviewed, full-text articles, citations and abstracts from journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. 1980 - Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks, Images/Photos, News, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias, Videos
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Multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full-text titles in searchable PDF format. Cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals. Broad subject coverage. 1887 - Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks, Images/Photos, News, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias, TRAILS consortium logo
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American Periodicals Series Online and American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries contain digitized images of pages from historically significant American magazines and journals (with original typography, drawings, graphic elements, and article layouts). This collection provides researchers access to primary source materials that chronicle American culture and thought as represented in special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, trade journals, and children’s and women’s magazines. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/americanperiodicals/about and https://proquest.libguides.com/americanperiodicals/apsconstruction 1740-1940 Articles, Images/Photos, Primary Sources
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Black Studies Center contains collections of primary and secondary source materials that document the black experience, from ancient Africa through modern times. Includes the following collections: -Schomberg Studies on the Black Experience: 30 scholarly overviews on black studies themes -International Index to Black Periodicals: database of titles pertaining to black studies and culture from 1902-present, with almost half available in full text -Chicago Defender backfiles: full text coverage from 1910-1975 of one of the most influential black newspapers in the US -Black Literature Index, 1827-1940: over 70,000 bibliographic citations for fiction, poetry and literary reviews published in black periodicals and newspapers. -The HistoryMakers: filmed oral history interviews of historically significant 20th century African Americans -Dissertations: over 1,000 doctoral dissertations and Master’s theses written between 1970 and 2004 related to Black Studies More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/bsc/home 1827-2010 Articles, eBooks, Primary Sources, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias, Theses/Dissertations, Videos
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. These publications make up the National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. 1976 - Present Government Documents, Legal
DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to open access, peer-reviewed journals. Articles
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Non-fiction e-book titles from leading academic publishers. eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
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Search and view the full text of eBooks. eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
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This collection of 21 databases provides access to the full text of over 2,400 law-related journal titles, as well as U.S. Congressional and other government documents, constitutions for every country, and classic legal texts. Also includes content focused on women and the law, religion and the law, and international law history. The scholarly and primary source materials are a resource for research across a diverse range of subject areas such as Ethnic Studies, History, Immigration, Criminal Justice, International Studies, Political Science, Constitutional Law, Religious Studies, Women’s Studies, and more. 1500-Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks, Government Documents, Legal, Primary Sources
Periodical articles in almost 1000 scholarly journals. 1665 - Present Articles

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Comprehensive index of over 93,000 doctoral dissertations accepted by American Universities from 1933-1955. 1933 - 1955 Theses/Dissertations
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The Center for Research Libraries makes available approximately five million publications, archives, and collections and one million digital resources to its member libraries to supplement their own humanities, science, and social science holdings. CRL materials can be obtained for extended loan periods and at no cost by users affiliated with member libraries. Last year, 92 percent of the CRL's interlibrary loan requests were sent by two-day express within one business day, and 90 percent of copies were delivered within one business day as well. CRL resources include: * 6,500 international newspapers, many dating to the 1700s-the largest collection of circulating newspapers in North America * 4,500 U.S. newspapers, many dating to the colonial era, including 2,000 ethnic titles * Foreign journals rarely held in U.S. libraries * More than 800,000 dissertations * Area Studies: major microform and paper collections from Africa, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, and many other areas. 1700 - Present Articles, Images/Photos, News, Primary Sources, Theses/Dissertations
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Content from over 250 publishers, with an aggregated database of over 13,500 publications and over 4.5 million articles, including both journals and eBooks. Very little full text content available for free. Others are available through document delivery for a fee. Various Articles, eBooks
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The OED is the definitive record of the English language, featuring 600000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1000 years of English. Various eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
Citations from hundreds of newspapers and periodicals as well as monographs, theses, dissertations, scrapbooks, pamphlets and other ephemera dealing with all aspects of life in Seattle, Washington state and the Pacific Northwest from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. 1936 - Present eBooks, News
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Provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a single platform. Articles, Company/Industry Information, News, Theses/Dissertations