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Religion - key resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationMobile appATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials (EBSCOhost)
Full text version of the ATLA Religion Database.
Further informationAustralasian Religion Index
An author and subject index covering over eighty religious and theological serials published in Australia or New Zealand and representing all religious traditions. ARI indexes articles, notes and book reviews in religious studies, theology and related fields in the humanities and social sciences.
Further informationMobile appJSTOR
Provides full-text access to back issues (delay in coverage generally 3-5 years) of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields of the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences. The Library's access includes all Arts & Sciences Collections, the Life Sciences Collection, Business IV, and the Ireland Collection.
Further informationOxford Scholarship Online
Cross-searchable library containing full text of over 1,900 Oxford books in the areas of Classical Studies, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology. Specially-commissioned abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level.
Further informationProject MUSE
Provides digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. A source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals with over 120 publishers currently participating.
Further informationProQuest Religion
Contains primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organisations.
Further informationMobile appReligion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCOhost)
An indexing and abstracting database, with some full-text coverage, of journals on religious history, biblical studies, epistemology, political philosophy, and the history of philosophy.
Further informationReligion, Society, Spirituality, and Reform (NCCO)
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Religion, Spirituality, Reform And Society examines the influence of both faith and skepticism on the shaping of many aspects of society---politics, law, economics, and social and radical reform movements.


Religion - additional resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationAcademic OneFile (Gale Cengage)
Provides indexing/abstracting for journals and reference sources with many articles available in full-text. Coverage includes the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes coverage of the New York Times back to 1985.
Further informationMobile appAcademic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)
A multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
Further informationMobile appAcademic Video Online: VAST (Alexander Street Press)
Academic Video Online cross-searches a package of video collections in 21 disciplines. The VAST content is growing steadily and will include access to 20,000 videos.
Further informationMobile appAnthropology (Alexander Street Press)
This collection brings together Anthropology Online and Ethnographic Video Online. It includes a wide range of ethnographic documentaries, indigenous media, field notes, study guides and raw footage, covering human behaviour the world over. Essential for study in the areas of politics, economics, history, psychology, environmental studies, religion, area studies, linguistics, and geography.
Further informationArchive Explorer (Adam Matthew Digital)
Cross-search the Adam Matthew collections subscribed to by the University of Otago.
Further informationBrill Online Books and Journals
Full text of 400 recent e-books in the humanities and social sciences in the following collections: Asian Studies; Biblical Studies, Ancient Near East and Early Christianity; Classical Studies; European History and Culture; Middle East and Islamic Studies; Religious Studies, Theology and Philosophy; Social Sciences. Also over 100 journals covering the Humanities, International Law and Biology and access to the Brill Journal Archive back to the earliest issues.
Further informationCambridge Histories Online
Full text online access to the complete volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
Further informationCurrent Contents Connect (Web of Science)
Multidisciplinary, current awareness database of articles as they are published. Provides access to the table of contents and bibliographic data from 8000+ leading scholarly research journals and book.
Further informationDigital Library of Classic Protestant Texts (Alexander Street Press)
A collection of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Protestant writings which includes not only the principal works of the most eminent writers of the Reformation and post-Reformation eras, but also those of lesser-known authors of the period. The contents are biblical commentaries, catechisms, treatises, pastoral writings, sermons, church histories, disputations, and personal letters, representing diverse theological perspectives. Almost all works are period editions which have been presented in their original languages of Latin, English, French, and German.
Further informationDigital Library of the Catholic Reformation (Alexander Street Press)
This collection includes hundreds of seminal works, including papal documents, synodal decrees, catechisms, confessors’ manuals, biblical commentaries, theological treatises, liturgical works, inquisitorial manuals, preaching guides, saints’ lives, and devotional literature. It represents the full range of ideas and opinions that sparked and sustained Catholic reform in the years before, during, and after the landmark decrees of the Council of Trent. Most of the works are period editions presented in their original languages of Latin, English, French, Italian, Spanish, and German.
Further informationEarly Western Korans Online
The collection includes Korans and Koran translations printed in Europe between 1537 and 1857.
Further informationEncyclopaedia of Islam (Brill)
A guide to all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world – religious and historical, but also cultural, social, political, and artistic. Access is to 2nd and 3rd editions on the Encyclopaedia.
Further informationEncyclopaedia of the Qur'an (Brill)
Encyclopaedic dictionary of qur'ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur'ānic studies. Alphabetically-arranged articles about the contents of the Qur'ān. Includes Early Western Korans Online.
Further informationInternational Medieval Bibliography (IMB)
Over 300,000 articles in thirty different languages - indexing articles on medieval subjects in journals, Festschriften, conference proceedings, and collected essays. Covers all aspects of medieval studies within the period 450 to 1500 for Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Citations classified by date, subject and location.
Further informationIter Bibliography
A bibliography comprised of secondary source material pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books and journal material are included, as are citations for dissertation abstracts and essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues).
Further informationIter Italicum
The online edition of Paul Oskar Kristeller's Iter Italicum, the finding list of previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections all over the world. Originally published in six volumes, between 1963 and 1992, it is a tool for classical, medieval and Renaissance studies.
Further informationKing James Bible via LION (Literature Online)
This 'Authorized' edition of the Bible (1611) was the standard edition of the Bible for nearly three centuries, drawing heavily on previous editions and providing the principal influence for many subsequent versions.
Further informationOxford Islamic Studies Online
Offers a wide range of resources including: Oxford reference titles, articles, primary source documents, maps, illustrations, tables, charts, timelines, a glossary, and web site links.
Further informationPeriodicals Archive Online Foundation Collection (ProQuest)
A full-text archive of 215 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. Coverage is from the first issue to the end of 2000, or final issue (whichever is first).
Public accessPresbyterian Church Archives of Aotearoa New Zealand
Includes archives from: The General Assembly & Committees, Foreign Home & Māori Missions, Local & National Presbyterian Women's & Youth organizations, Parishes & Presbyteries in Otago & Southland, Knox College & Theological Hall, Synod of Otago & Southland, Otago Foundation Trust Board & the personal papers of Ministers and prominent Presbyterian Laymen & Women from throughout the Country.
Further informationProQuest Central
A leading electronic database providing indexing/abstracting and full-text access to scholarly and general interest publications. It combines information from a number of online databases with subjects covering: business, law, education, computing, science, technology, engineering, arts, medicine, and religion.
Further informationProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I
A collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, from 1743 to the present day. Where available, the database includes a 24-page preview. Dissertations published since July 1980 include a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts.
Further informationProQuest Research Library
A multidisciplinary database designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas. The database includes thousands of full-text titles, with a diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and general interest magazines.
Public accessPsycINFO Topic Guides
Topic Guides are brief handouts designed to demonstrate how PsycINFO can be used to search for resources in a variety of topic areas. They contain three sample search scenarios, and a list of selected Index Terms.
Further informationMobile appReligion & Thought (Alexander Street Press)

Further informationMobile appTaylor & Francis Online
Collection of full text journals (1400+) in humanities, social sciences, science and technology from Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Psychology Press, including access to back issues from 1997 where available.
Further informationTe Puna
Search the National Bibliographic Database for items held in libraries throughout New Zealand.
Further informationUPCC Book Collections (Project MUSE)
Project MUSE ebooks cover a variety of subjects from noted university presses and scholarly publishers on an annual basis. 2012 collections available are Archaeology and Anthropology; Film, Theater and Performing Arts; Global Cultural Studies; Higher Education; History; Literature; Philosophy and Religion; Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction; Political Science and Policy Studies.
Further informationMobile appVAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press)
A package of video collections in 21 disciplines accessible through the Academic Video Online cross-search. VAST is growing steadily and will include access to 20,000 videos.
Public accessVirtual Religion Index
Analyzes & highlights important content of religion-related websites to speed research.
Further informationWiley-Blackwell journals
Full text of 1500 leading scientific, technical, medical, social science and business journals published by Wiley.