Search databases by title and description
ATLA Catholic Periodical & Literature Index
1981 - present
The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (CPLI) Online is the product of a partnership between the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and the Catholic Library Association. The data...
View ATLA Catholic Periodical & Literature Index Online
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials
1908 - present
The ATLA Religion Database (formerly ATLA Religion Index) indexes more than 600 of the leading journals in the field of religion and theology. The index also includes essays from multi-author works...
View ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials Online
Cambridge Histories Online: Religion
This unique historical reference compendium allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series. With access to the most up to date and authoritative scholarly content, Ca...
View Cambridge Histories Online: Religion Online
Digital Dictionary of Buddhism
1995 - present
This dictionary is a compilation of Buddhist terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources. (Updates ongoing based on user contributions)
View Digital Dictionary of Buddhism Online
EBR : Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception
"EBR offers a comprehensive and in-depth rendering of the current state of knowledge on the origins and development of the Bible according to its different canonic forms in Judaism and Christianity...
View EBR : Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception Online
Encyclopaedia Judaica, Second Ed.
From the beginning - 2006 CE
Encyclopaedia Judaica is a major reference work with articles by the world's top scholars on all aspects of the Jewish experience. In addition to in-depth articles, it includes bibliographies listi...
View Encyclopaedia Judaica, Second Ed. Online
Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics
The Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to...
View Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics Online
1906 - present
The Index Islamicus database indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. Records included in the database cover almost a hundred years of publications on the world of Islam. ...
View Index Islamicus Online
Index to Jewish Periodicals
1988 - present
The Index to Jewish Periodicals is an index to more than 150 English language Jewish studies periodicals published in the United States, Canada, England, Israel, South Africa, and Australia. It cov...
View Index to Jewish Periodicals Online
New Testament Abstracts
New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. The database is an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, lib...
View New Testament Abstracts Online
Old Testament Abstracts
Old Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi...
View Old Testament Abstracts Online
Oxford Bibliographies Online: Jewish Studies
The Jewish Studies module from Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) presents a broad range of authoritative research guides on current scholarship, with original commentary and annotations, that are ...
View Oxford Bibliographies Online: Jewish Studies Online
Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
This is a one-volume reference book covering many aspects of Christianity.
View Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church Online
RAMBI Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
RAMBI is selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Israel. Material listed is compiled from thousands of periodicals and from collections of art...
View RAMBI Index of Articles on Jewish Studies Online
World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy
Prehistory to present
The diversity of faiths and beliefs in human experience makes the study of religion uniquely fascinating and valuable. Religion plays an essential role in societies worldwide, motivating decisions ...
View World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy Online
Acta Sanctorum Database
1st through 17th centuries CE
The Acta Sanctorum Database is an electronic version of the complete printed text of the Acta Sanctorum [Deeds of the Saints] taken from the edition published in many volumes by the Société des Bol...
View Acta Sanctorum Database Online
American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820-1922
1820 - 1922
This is a fully searchable resource of over 25,000 pamphlets and other short works from the collections of the New York Historical Society spanning the varied history of the United States from the ...
View American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820-1922 Online
1740 - 1940
American Periodicals Series Online™ (APS Online) includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the middle of the 20th century. Titles ran...
View American Periodicals Online
Année Philologique, L'
L’Année philologique is a specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works in classical studies, covering all aspects of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. The online database includes all...
View Année Philologique, L' Online
Aquinas Translation Project
ca. 1245 - 1274
The Aquinas Translation Project is an ongoing web-based resource providing fresh, scholarly translations of individual works (and of parts of works) by St. Thomas Aquinas not readily available in E...
View Aquinas Translation Project Online
Base d'Information Bibliographique en Patristique
2d - 7th centuries CE, irregular
The BIBP is a bibliography of journal articles in Patristics (the study of ancient, but post-biblical, Christian theological and ecclesiastical writers). Although the primary language of this resou...
View Base d'Information Bibliographique en Patristique Online
Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Historical and contemporary
Open access to a growing library of thousands of policy-relevant documents about Jewish communal concerns, from significant authors, journals, and organizations. Includes over 40 years of SH'MA: A ...
View Berman Jewish Policy Archive Online
Bibliothèques Virtuelles Humanistes
1400 - 1600
The Bibliothèques Virtuelles Humanistes features Renaissance titles from various European libraries. To search the French-language interface and see which titles are included, click on Fac-similés....
View Bibliothèques Virtuelles Humanistes Online
Year 0 - present
The Bautz Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon is an alphabetically arranged, German-language biographical and bibliographical dictionary of prominent figures in the history and study of t...
View Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon Online
British Humanities Index
1950s - present
BHI indexes and abstracts approximately 400 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as quality newspaper...
View British Humanities Index Online
This journal database covers subjects in the humanities and social sciences, representing primarily French and Francophone scholarly publications. Since February 2006, the National Library of Franc...
View Cairn (French) Online
Cambridge Companions Online
This Collection offers more than 450 of the Cambridge Companions for searching and browsing. These are detailed guides to authors, composers, philosophers, genres, various literatures and other fie...
View Cambridge Companions Online Online
Catholic Encyclopedia (1907-1914)
1907 - 1914
This source is the electronic version of the classic Catholic Encyclopedia, published between 1907-1914. A very few articles have been updated or added, such as ones on the twentieth century Popes,...
View Catholic Encyclopedia (1907-1914) Online
Center for Research Libraries (CRL)
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries. It supports advanced research and teaching in the humanities, scie...
View Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Online
Century Journals Project (Chinese Journals)
1906 - 1993
The Century Journals Project is the single largest retrospective digital collection of 20th Century Chinese Journals More than 3,500 full-text Chinese Journals Content beginning as early as 1906 Ma...
View Century Journals Project (Chinese Journals) Online
Church Missionary Society Periodicals
1804 to 2009
This online portal makes available periodicals from the Church Missionary Society Archive, a collection relevant to missiology, world Christianity, and global history. Against the backdrop of colon...
View Church Missionary Society Periodicals Online
Digital Karl Barth Library
1900 - 1968
The Digital Karl Barth Library features the collected works of the theologian Karl Barth (1886-1968) in German and available English translations. This includes more than 40 volumes of searchable t...
View Digital Karl Barth Library Online
Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts
16th and 17th centuries
A resource for historians, theologians, political scientists, and sociologists studying the religious and social upheavals of the 16th and 17th centuries, The Digital Library of Classic Protestant ...
View Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts Online
Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation (DLCR)
1500 - 1700
The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation gives researchers immediate, Web-based access to an extensive range of seminal works from the Reformation and post-Reformation eras. The database con...
View Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation (DLCR) Online
DigiZeitschriften Das Deutsche Digitale Zeitschriftenarchiv
DigiZeitschriften offers access to 148 well-known German academic journals from 19 subject areas including the humanities, social sciences, history, librarianship, mathematics, and biological and p...
View DigiZeitschriften Das Deutsche Digitale Zeitschriftenarchiv Online
DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music)
19th century - present
DRAM is an online music database offering on-demand, streaming access to an extensive and ever-growing catalog. A primary focus of the collection is the preservation and dissemination of hard-to-fi...
View DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) Online
Early Arabic Printed Books from British Library
1475 - 1900
Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library is the online presentation of one of the world's most important Arabic collections, based on A.G. Ellis's 1894-1901 record of publications. The c...
View Early Arabic Printed Books from British Library Online
Early church fathers
1st - 8th Centuries CE
Early Church Fathers is a database containing virtually all the contents (minus the indexes) of three late nineteenth-century English-language translations of important writings of the early Christ...
View Early church fathers Online
A project of the University of Oxford and other universities and organizations, Electronic Enlightenment is a web of correspondence between the greatest thinkers and writers of the eighteenth centu...
View Electronic Enlightenment Online
Encyclopedia of Law and Religion
Issues at the junction of law, religion, and state are covered for each country worldwide, as well as special territories and international organizations.
View Encyclopedia of Law and Religion Online
Franciscan Archive: A WWW Resource on St. Francis and Franciscanism
The Franciscan Archive is a Web site dedicated to all things Fransican. It maintains an index of all URLs which in any way pertain to St. Francis, the religious orders he founded, Franciscan saints...
View Franciscan Archive: A WWW Resource on St. Francis and Franciscanism Online
Franciscan Authors, 13TH - 18TH Century A Catalogue in Progress
Franciscan Authors is a scholarly biobibliography of authors belonging to the Order of Friars Minor (OFM). Arrangement is alphabetical with links to individual entries. Separate files are available...
View Franciscan Authors, 13TH - 18TH Century A Catalogue in Progress Online
1399 - 1940
Manuscripts from the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) of New York. This site includes an invitation to other libraries to submit manuscripts for digitization for Jewish c...
View Hebrew Manuscripts Online
Index of Medieval Art
Apostolic times to sixteenth century
The Index of Medieval Art (formerly known as the Index of Christian Art) provides text descriptions and bibliographic references for over 75,000 works of Early Christian and Medieval art in 17 medi...
View Index of Medieval Art Online
Index to Yiddish Periodicals (IYP)
1862 - 1939 for Europe; -1948 for Soviet Russia
IYP, the Index to Yiddish Periodicals, is a bibliographical data base using Yiddish, which aims to record the materials published in the Yiddish press in Eastern Europe, from its beginnings (1862) ...
View Index to Yiddish Periodicals (IYP) Online
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
The International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences is a fully revised and updated second edition of the 2001 publication. It includes nearly 4000 articles curated by 71 section edit...
View International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences Online
Internet Sacred Text Archive
The Internet Sacred Text Archive provides archived, mostly public-domain texts (plus links to some others offsite) of significant primary writings in world religions. Where public-domain primary te...
View Internet Sacred Text Archive Online
1901 - 1906
This website contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public...
View Jewish Encyclopedia Online
JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive
JSTOR is a full-text journal database which provides access to more than 1,200 titles in the fields of African-American studies, anthropology, architecture, Asian studies, biological sciences, bota...
View JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive Online
Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance Collection (EB-KAMAR)
1820 - 1914
Kotobarabia's "Modern Arab Renaissance Collection" is an archive of Arabic language books published from 1820-1914 from across the Islamic world, with a special focus on Egypt and Syria. This colle...
View Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance Collection (EB-KAMAR) Online
600 - 1500 AD
A database of medieval manuscripts (mostly in Greek or Latin) from the German-speaking areas of Europe. (Updated regularly)
View Manuscripta medievalia Online
Online Treasury of Talmudic Manuscripts (in Hebrew or Aramaic)
50 B.C.-500 A.D.
The Jewish National and University Library, David and Fela Shapell Family Digitization Project and the Hebrew University Department of Talmud are happy to present to the public the Online Treasury ...
View Online Treasury of Talmudic Manuscripts (in Hebrew or Aramaic) Online
Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (OCRT)
1997 - to date (updates vary)
An English-language site offering to the general public objective information on at least 63 world religions and other faith groups as well as on a variety of other religious topics.
View Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (OCRT) Online
Oxford Classical Dictionary
The Oxford Classical Dictionary (OCD) is a standard one-volume encyclopedia of everything relating to ancient Greece and Rome.
View Oxford Classical Dictionary Online
Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks Online provides access to the full text of more than 190 plus titles published as part of the prestigious Oxford Handbooks series, plus specially commissioned keywords and abstract...
View Oxford Handbooks Online Online
Patrologia Latina : The Full Text Database
c. AD 200 - 1300
The Patrologia Latina comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. The database contains the complete Patrologia Latina, encompassi...
View Patrologia Latina : The Full Text Database Online
Philological Museum: an Analytic Bibliography of On-Line Neo-Latin Titles
14th century - present
This is an ongoing bibliography of writings in Latin in all disciplines from the fourteenth century onward whose digitizations are freely available on the Web. Entries are arranged alphabetically b...
View Philological Museum: an Analytic Bibliography of On-Line Neo-Latin Titles Online
1940 - present
The Philosopher's Index contains citations and abstracts from books and more than 350 journals of philosophy and related interdisciplinary fields published in the U.S. and other western countries. ...
View Philosopher's Index Online
Project Muse provides full text access to more than 300 humanities and social science journals from various publishers. Disciplines covered include art, anthropology, literature, film, theatre, his...
View Project Muse Online
Religion and the Law (HeinOnline)
1400s - present
Books, periodicals, and bibliographies on the development, history, organization, and fundamental principles of various world religions. Also includes Christian Legal Society publications, an assor...
View Religion and the Law (HeinOnline) Online
Religion Online is designed to assist teachers, scholars and general "seekers" who are interested in exploring religious issues. The aim is to develop an extensive library of resources, representin...
View Religion Online Online
Tertullian Project, The
ca. 160 CE - present (updates vary)
The Tertullian Project is a semi-scholarly (but definitely non-academic) resource devoted to the thoughts and writings of the early Christian theologian Tertullian (ca. 160 - ca. 230 CE). It offers...
View Tertullian Project, The Online
Web of Science
Arts & Humanities, 1975 to present; Science, 1900 to present; 1965 - for Science; Social Sciences, 1900 to present; Conferences, 1990 to present
The Web of Science is a combination of three databases: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index and Conference Proceedings Citation Index (...
View Web of Science Online
Websites on Religion (Wabash Center)
Guide to Internet resources for teaching and learning about theology and religion.
View Websites on Religion (Wabash Center) Online
Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900
1824 - 1900
The Wellesley Index identifies the authors of articles within major Victorian periodicals and provides a bibliography for each contributor. (The vast majority of articles written for Victorian peri...
View Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900 Online
World Christian Database
WCD includes detailed information on 9,000 Christian denominations, as well as on religions in every country of the world. Extensive data are available on 238 countries and 13,000 ethno-linguistic ...
View World Christian Database Online
Ask a Librarian (Chat, Phone, Desk)