Core Resources

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials Plus 1949+

Citations and many full-text articles from religion and theology journals.

Encyclopedia of Religion

Provides articles with bibliographies on every aspect of religion. The second edition of the classic Encyclopedia of Religion.

Supplementary Resources

ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index

Citations and abstracts to books, articles, and other material about Roman Catholicism published by Catholics or in Catholic publications.NOTE: This resource has been discontinued by the provider, but the content is still available in the main ATLA Database using the "bibliographies" limiter on searches.

Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS)

Records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide in Western languages. Includes chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, etc.

Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online

Encyclopedia on the main aspects of Hindu traditions. Includes all essays from the printed edition and is regularly updated with new articles.

Buddhist Digital Resource Center (formerly Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center)

Provides digitized copies of Buddhist texts in Tibetan and other Asian languages.

Cambridge Collections Online

Searchable full text access to the complete Cambridge Companions to literature, philosophy, religion, and classics.

Encyclopaedia Judaica

Articles on all aspects of the Jewish life, including religion, history, politics, culture, the Holocaust, Jewish arts and literature, Jews in America, and more. Composed of complete text of the 16-volume 1972 print edition, eight year books, and two decennial volumes.

Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an

An encyclopaedic dictionary of qur’anic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’anic studies.

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics Online

Covers of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest form to the present day, including Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, Biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields.  Full-text searching using the Hebrew character set is available.   

Encyclopedia of Islam

Comprehensive information on the world of Islam in disciplines ranging from religion and history to politics and culture with a geographic and chronological scope encompassing the early Arab-Islamic Empire, Iran, Central Asia, the Indian subcontinent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all modern Islamic states

Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures

An interdisciplinary, trans-historical, and global project embracing women and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations. The encyclopedia aims to cover every topic for which there is significant research on women in the Islamic world, examining these regions from the period just before the rise of Islam to the present.

Index Buddhicus Online (Brill Online)

An extensive bibliography of Buddhist studies in multiple languages.

Index Islamicus

Indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. Records included in the database cover almost 100 years of publications on the world of Islam. Material cited in the Index Islamicus includes not only work written about the Middle East, but also about the other main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, plus Muslim minorities elsewhere. Journals, conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews are monitored for inclusion in the database. Journals and books are indexed down to the article and chapter level.

Index of Medieval Art

Online and print archive presenting information and images related to medieval iconographic subjects from late antiquity to ca. 1600, without geographic limitation. 

Index of References Dealing with Talmudic Literature

Lists bibliographical references for passages in rabbinic literature and related subjects and connects them to the location within rabbinic literature to which they are related.

Index Religiosus: International Bibliography of Theology, Church History and Religious Studies

An electronic index combining the print Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique and the Elenchus Bibliographicus from the journal Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses. Provides citations to hundreds of journals in “Theology and Canon Law, History of Theology, History of Religions, Old and New Testaments, Fundamental and Dogmatic Theology, Sacramentology and Liturgy, Moral and Pastoral Theology, Canon Law,” and all aspects of Church History.

Jewish Encyclopedia

Complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between1901-1906

Jewish Studies Source

Index and selected full text to English language Jewish studies journals, monographs, and biographies published in the United States, Canada, England, Israel, and elsewhere. 

L'Annee Philologique

Main index to the scholarship of classical studies published in all languages in both books and journals.

Library of Latin Texts - Series A

Texts of Latin literature spanning the Classical, Patristic, Medieval, and Neo-Latin periods.

National Archive of Dissertations

Access to bibliographic information and often full-text content of dissertations from Greek universities and Greek students studying abroad.

New Catholic Encyclopedia

Provides extensive coverage of all aspects of Catholicism.

Oxford Bibliographies

Detailed guides to a wide variety of disciplines.

Oxford Reference: Religion

Searchable access to the reference titles from Oxford University Press including: A Dictionary of the Bible, The Oxford Companion to the Bible, The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible, A Dictionary of Buddhism, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion, The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy, The Oxford Dictionary of Popes, The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions.

Oxford Scholarship Online: Religion

Searchable full text of many Oxford University Press religion titles.

Past Masters

Searchable full-text works in several languages from major philosophers and theologians.

RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies

Indexes articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of the land of Israel. Covers articles in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages.

Religions of America Digital Archive

A digital collection of primary source documents about religion in the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes The American Religions Collection; Utah and the Mormons; The Shaker Collection; Christian Identity Materials from the Hall-Hoag Collection of Extremist Propaganda; and the FBI Files on Jonestown, the Waco/Branch Davidians, and the Moorish Science Temple of America.

Religious & Theological Abstracts

Provides abstracts of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of religion and theology.

Twentieth Century Religious Thought Library

Online collection of important works in twentieth-century Christian, Islamic, and Judaic thought.

World Christian Database

Contains statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups.

World Religion Database

Contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world.

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