Oxford Biblical Studies Online

Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. The integration of authoritative scholarly texts and reference works with tools that provide ease of research into the background, context, and issues related to the Bible make Oxford Biblical Studies Online a valuable resource not only for college students, scholars, and clergy, but also anyone in need of an authoritative, ecumenical, and up-to-date resource.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

The GVRL includes the following titles:
Encyclopedia Judaica
Encyclopedia of Bioethics
Encyclopedia of Religion
Melton’s Encyclopedia of American Religions
New Catholic Encyclopedia
New Catholic Encyclopedia: 2009 Supplement
New Catholic Encyclopedia: 2010 Supplement
Science, Religion, and Society
The Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices


Oxford English Dictionary

A dictionary which traces the development of English from approximately 1150 AD up to the present day. (courtesy MD Digital Library)

Encyclopedia Britannica

Includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, and the Britannica Book of the Year.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy features 2,000 original entries from a team of over 1,300 of the world’s most respected scholars and philosophers.The REP is regularly upgraded with new material, revisions, and bibliographic updates.