Theology & Religious Studies

Most Important Databases:

Academic Search Complete 

This is a good starting place for finding articles on almost any topic. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of reference books and encyclopedias in electronic format. Titles cover a wide range of subjects, from the arts to medicine, and from multicultural studies, religion, philosophy, and theology to social science. Includes New Catholic Encyclopedia.

Coverage:  1999 -         Paid for by Greenlease Library

ATLA Religion

Index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library 


Other Helpful Databases:

Catholic Periodical and Literature Index

Indexing of periodicals, essay collections, church documents, papal documents and electronic resources expressly addressing the practice and intellectual tradition of Roman Catholicism.

Coverage:  1981 to present         Paid for by Greenlease Library


Credo Reference

Full-text online reference. Contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library


JSTOR provides an archive of important scholarly journal literature in nearly all the humanities and social sciences disciplines, international and foreign areas studies, and many of the sciences. A moving end-date wall excludes the most recent 2-5 years of currently available journals.

Coverage:   Varies. End-date wall excludes most recent 2-5 years of titles        Paid for by Greenlease Library

ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection

ACLS Humanities E-Book is an online collection of over 3,300 full-text digitized books of high quality in the humanities, searchable by keyword. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Philosopher's Index

Indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.

Coverage:   1940 to present        Paid for by Greenlease Library

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