Databases at the AST Library

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Religion & Theology
(EBSCO Databases)

 Religion & Theology
(Oxford Online Databases)

 Books

 Multidiscipline Databases

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

Catholic Periodical &

Literature Index

New Testament Abstracts

Old Testament Abstracts

Academic Search Premier

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ATLASerials, Religion Collection (alumni access only)

Oxford Biblical Studies Online (concordances, commentaries, Bibles)

Novanet

WorldCat (libraries worldwide)

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Digital Karl Barth Library

RBL: Review of Biblical Literature

WorldCatDissertations (catalogue)

Academic Search Premier (journals)

ArticleFirst (index)

ATLA Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative (Christian imagery)

ECO: Electronic Collections Online (journals)

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center

MEDLINE (abstracts)

RIM: Research in Ministry

Religion & Theology (EBSCO Databases)

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

  • Includes bibliographic journal citations, full-text PDFs, with searchable text of articles and reviews
  • Coverage areas: Bible, archaeology; church history, mission, and ecumenism; pastoral ministry; world religions and religious studies; theology, philosophy, and ethics
  • There is a brief online tutorial

Catholic Periodical & Literature Index

  • Includes bibliographic records of books, essays, reviews, Church documents, interviews, journal articles, movie reviews, papal documents, and theater reviews
  • Coverage areas: all areas of Roman Catholic theology and spirituality
  • View the brief online tutorial

New Testament Abstracts

  • Includes abstracts of articles, reviews, and book summaries
  • Coverage areas: New Testament general, Gospels-Acts, Epistles-Revelation, Biblical Theology and the World of the New Testament
  • View the brief online tutorial

Old Testament Abstracts

  • Includes abstracts of articles, reviews, and book summaries
  • Coverage areas: antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, and philology
  • View the brief online tutorial

ATLASerials, Religion Collection (alumni access only)

  • An online collection of major religion and theology journals selected by leading religion scholars and theologians
  • Users can read articles or research the history of a topic from as early as 1908 to the present

Academic Search Premier (journals)

  • A multidiscipline database containing full text articles from more than 4000 journals
  • Includes indexing and abstracts for over 8,000 journals in 15 major areas of academic study
  • There is a brief online tutorial

Religion & Theology (Oxford Online Databases)

Oxford Scholarship Online (ebooks)

  • Full text access to more than 1000 Oxford books in Theology and Religion
  • Sub-disciplines include: Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Church History, Early Christian Studies, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society, Sikhism, World Religions

Oxford Biblical Studies Online (concordances, commentaries, texts)

  • Access to six essential Oxford University Press Bible texts, including the latest edition of the New Oxford Annotated Bible, as well as Deuterocanonical collections, Concordances, and the Oxford Bible Commentary

Books

Novanet

  • Library catalogue for AST and 28 other university and college libraries in Nova Scotia

WorldCat (libraries worldwide)

Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • The Gale Virtual Reference Library offers 56 full text online versions of multi-volume encyclopedias, handbooks, and specialized reference sources
  • Subject areas covered include: History, Law, Religion, and the Social Sciences

The Digital Karl Barth Library

  • Includes Barth’s fourteen-volume Church Dogmatics, both in German and English translation
  • Translations of numerous other important works by Barth are also included

RBL: Review of Biblical Literature

  • Presents online reviews of recent books in biblical studies and related fields
  • This is a free online resource
  • See also our tutorial on finding book reviews

WorldCatDissertations (catalogue)

  • A catalogue of dissertations and theses available through libraries worldwide
  • Includes cataloged dissertations, theses, and published material based on theses and dissertations to the present

Multidiscipline Databases

Academic Search Premier (journals)

  • A multidiscipline database containing full text articles from more than 4000 journals
  • Includes indexing and abstracts for over 8,000 journals in 15 major areas of academic study
  • There is a brief online tutorial

ArticleFirst (index)

  • An index of articles from the contents pages of journals
  • Offers records for over 16,000 journals in humanities, social sciences, business, science, medicine, technology, and popular culture

ATLA Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative (Christian imagery)

  • Access to digital images of papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography
  • This is a free online resource

ECO: Electronic Collections Online (journals)

  • Access to full text articles from more than 8000 journals covering 20 subject areas

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center

  • An index of journal articles and reports in education
  • A free version of this database is available at http://www.eric.ed.gov/

MEDLINE (abstracts)

  • Access to over 22,000 detailed abstracts from journals in 11 subject ares such as: psychiatry, experimental medicine, nursing, and toxicology
  • A free version of this database is available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

RIM: Research in Ministry

  • Access to indexes and abstracts project reports and theses from over 50 Doctor of Ministry programs in the USA and Canada
  • Access is free

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