Biblical Literature

Databases

   A to Z Maps
Service = World Trade Press

Online database of downloadable maps for university and college libraries. Includes a diverse range of maps, including modern outline, political, thematic, topographic, scientific, and animated maps, as well as tens of thousands of antique maps of the world, individual countries, holy lands, U.S. states, and U.S. towns and cities, in several digital formats.
A to Z Maps

   ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
Service = EBSCO

Combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. The ATLA Religion Database includes more than 555,000 article citations from more than 1,656 journals (518 currently indexed), more than 232,000 essay citations from over 16,700 multi-author works, and more than 511,000 book review citations. Full text is provided for more than 266,000 electronic articles and book reviews. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

   Biblical Archaeology Society Archive
Service = Biblical Archaeology Society

The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) disseminates information about archaeology in Bible lands through its bi-monthly magazine, Biblical Archaeology Review and at www.biblicalarchaeology.org.
Biblical Archaeology Society Archive

   Christian Periodical Index
Service = EBSCO

The Christian Periodical Index indexes more than 130 English language periodicals over the period from 1976 to the present, containing over 200,000 records including both journal articles and reviews. The journals included cover a broad spectrum of knowledge, including the Christian aspects of science, literature, medicine, political science, music, philosophy, history, sociology, nursing, and education, representing a wide range of doctrinal positions within evangelical Christianity.
Christian Periodical Index

   Guide to Social Science and Religion
Service = NPL (National Periodical Library)

Includes citation entries for each periodical article in the subject areas of the social sciences and religion, including the approximate number of words in the article. The full text of each published index since 1993 is available on the website.
Guide to Social Science and Religion

   JStor
Service = JSTOR (ITHAKA)

An archive of scholarly journal historical issues of high-resolution, scanned images of journal articles as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived span many disciplines. JSTOR is not a current issues database so there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.
JStor

   MinistryMatters
Service = United Methodist Publishing House

A comprehensive collection of tools for the study of Scripture including biblical commentaries, dictionaries, and other reference resources.
MinistryMatters

   OAIster
Service = OCLC (305)

Contains digital resources from open archive collections, including digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, and datasets. It represents multidisciplinary resources from more than 1000 contributors worldwide and the records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object in a single click.
OAIster

   Philosophers Index
Service = EBSCO

Produced by the Philosopher's Information Center, is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. The Philosopher’s Index, considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject, features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews. The Philosopher's Index contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages.
Philosophers Index

   Religious & Theological Abstracts
Service = Religious & Theological Abstracts

Provides summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology, a list a wide variety of periodical literature (including Christian, Jewish, and other World religions), and English language abstracts of articles in English, Hebrew, Afrikaans, and major European languages.
Religious & Theological Abstracts

   TREN (Theological Research Exchange Network)
Service = Theological Research Exchange Network

TREN is a library of over 10,000 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 70 different institutions. It also makes available conference papers presented at annual meetings of several academic societies.
TREN (Theological Research Exchange Network)

Selected eBooks

   ATLA Historical Monographs Collection Series 1
Service = EBSCO

Series 1 presents more than 15,000 titles from 13th Century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. The historical time period of the collection reflects upon a time of great doctrinal, social, and organizational change. The collection includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and other languages besides English, documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era and provides an in-depth view of the way that interest in, and knowledge of, biblical languages emerged during the nineteenth century, an important foundation for today’s study and understanding of biblical languages.
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection Series 1

   ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2
Service = EBSCO

Series 2 consists of nearly 15,000 titles published from 1894 through 1923. It presents a comprehensive picture of religion in America at the turn of the century. Subjects addressed include the conflict between religion and science, the growing interest in Eastern religions and other world religions, and significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans.
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2

   Credo Reference: Religion
Service = Credo Reference

Search resources related to Religion in Credo Reference, a customizable ready-reference solution for learners and librarians. Its full text, aggregated content covers every major subject from over 50 publishers of reference materials.
Credo Reference: Religion

   Encyclopedia Judaica
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Provides exhaustive and organized encyclopedic overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature.
Encyclopedia Judaica

   Encyclopedia of Religion
Service = Gale Cengage Learning

Over 3300 articles approach content cross-culturally while emphasizing religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.
Encyclopedia of Religion