This page provides access to Atla Alum and JSTOR-Religion and Theology databases in addition to an overview of useful, free digital article and journal databases. If you are a current graduate student, click here to access the more extensive resource available to you.
The Atlas Religion Database for Alums is an extensive index of journal articles, book reviews, and essays from thousands of full-text religion and theology journals hosted through EBSCO. It is one of the largest collections of full text access religion scholarship available to researchers. Alum Populi Login Required
The JSTOR Religion and Theology Collection provides access to academic journals covering the history and philosophy of religion. While there is some overlap with the Atla Religion Database, JSTOR-Religion and Theology contains journals not in the Atla Religion Database. It contains both full-text articles and abstracts. If you need to access an article that is not full-text, click the "Request Article via Interlibrary Loan" button below and we will attempt to acquire the article through interlibrary loan. Alum Populi Login Required
Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes scholarly literature across various publishing formats and disciplines. This is an excellent source for journals and articles not explicitly connected to the academic study of religion. While Google Scholar sometimes includes full-text access, most often it only includes only a citation.
Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) curates high-quality content in religious studies and related disciplines from publisher websites, institutional repositories, scholarly societies, archives, and stable public domain collections. The OADTL contains articles, dissertations, ebooks, and digitized historical documents.
Research in Ministry (RIM) is a thesis and dissertation abstract database where users can search for and share the outcomes of research conducted in programs of study related to ministry, theology and religion. Containing over 14,000 records, RIM provides searchable access to abstracts for theses, dissertations and other terminal projects completed in graduate programs of study.
The Internet Archive Scholar search index includes over 25 million research articles and other scholarly documents preserved in the Internet Archive. The collection spans from digitized copies of eighteenth century journals through the latest Open Access conference proceedings and pre-prints crawled from the World Wide Web.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. This database is particularly useful for religious educators. While ERIC often includes full-text access, sometimes it only includes only a citation. If you need to access an article that is not full-text, click the "Request Article via Interlibrary Loan" button below and we will attempt to acquire the article through interlibrary loan.
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