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Religion and Philosophy
ATLA Religion Full Text
ATLA Religion Database provides information on topics such as biblical studies,
world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. ATLA Religion
Database contains more than 1.3 million bibliographic records covering the
research literature of religion in over 60 languages. It includes more than
460,000 article citations from more than 1,500 journals (651 currently indexed),
more than 260,000 essay citations from over 15,400 multi-author works, more than
423,000 book review citations. Coverage spans from 1949 to the present.
This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index
Citations to articles published in Roman Catholic periodicals, as well as to
papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith,
authored by Catholics, or produced by Catholic publishers. 1981 - present.
Church Documents [on CD-ROM; Library use only]
Over 100 documents from Vatican II, Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI,
Pope John Paul II, and other Post-Conciliar documents from 1959-1994.
New Testament Abstracts
NTA Online is produced by ATLA in partnership with the Weston Jesuit School
of Theology. Abstracts are in English. NTA offers more than 38,000 articles
and more than 13,500 book summaries.
Old Testament Abstracts
Old Testament Abstracts is a comprehensive reference tool designed to support
Old Testament Studies scholarship in graduate education and faculty research.
Old Testament Abstracts on CD-ROM contains more than 35,000 abstracts of journal
articles, books, essays and software.
The Philosopher's Index provides 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
Religious and Theological Abstracts
Religious and Theological Abstracts provides objective summaries of articles
appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology. They
list a wide variety of periodical literature, including Christian, Jewish,
and other world religions, and provide English language abstracts of articles
in English, Hebrew, Afrikaans, and major European languages.
Multiple Subject Databases
Academic Search Premier
The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides
full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed
journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals,
and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This database is
updated on a daily basis via EBSCO host.
Digital Dissertations A & I
The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 North
American graduate schools and European universities. We add some 60,000
new dissertations and 12,000 new theses to the database each year.
Humanities International Full Text
Humanities Full Text cites articles from over 570 periodicals, including
scholarly journals, in the diverse subject area of the humanities.
MLA International Bibliography
MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books
and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic
version of the bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.7 million
citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.
Books in Print with Reviews
Books In Print® with Book Reviews provides easy access to crucial information
on the U.S. book publishing industry with more than 500,000 full-text reviews from
more than a dozen of the most respected sources, including Publishers Weekly,
Library Journal, School Library Journal, Booklist, Kirkus, CHOICE, Reference and
Research Book News, Sci-Tech Book News, University Press Book News, The Horn Book,
The Boston Book Review, and Quill & Quire. Plus, there's a notation if a title
has been reviewed in key publications such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times,
and 8 others. Updated monthly.
Business Source Premier
This is the industry's most used business research database, providing the full
text for nearly 8,200 serials. Business Source Premier provides full text back
to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998. Coverage includes
virtually all subject areas related to business. This database is updated on a
daily basis via EBSCO host.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information,
and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
A subscription to The Chronicle includes access to all of this Web site
and to Academe Today, the daily e-mail newsletter.
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200
digests along with references for additional information and citations and
abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information
available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health
topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition,
childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition
features searchable full text for nearly 150 journals. This database is
updated on a daily basis.
Health Source: Nursing
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on
many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features
abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Iter Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Iter is pleased to present an online bibliography of more than 737,000 records
for articles, essays, books and reviews. Updated daily and with thousands of
new records added annually, this powerful research tool will be of great use
to scholars interested in the Middle Ages and / or Renaissance (400-1700).
The ProQuest® online information service provides access to thousands of
current periodicals and newspapers, many updated daily and containing full-text
articles from 1986.
OCLC index of articles from the content pages of journals.
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.
OCLC catalogue of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide.
An OCLC collection of scholarly journals.
An index of U.S. Government publications.
All areas of medicine including dentistry and nursing.
The union catalogue of digital resources.
OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings.
A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat.
WorldCat First Search
Catalog of books and other materials from libraries worldwide.