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Theology - key resources

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Further informationMobile appATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials (EBSCOhost)
This database combines the indexing from ATLA Religion Database with access to ATLA's online full-text collection of major religion and theology journals.
Further informationAustralasian Religion Index (ARI)
An author and subject index covering 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 informationBrill Online Books and Journals
Access full-text e-books in the following humanities and social sciences 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; and Social Sciences. Full-text journals are also included for: Humanities, International Law and Biology.
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 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)
Provides indexing and abstracting, as well as 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)
This collection 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. The material in this archive explores religious and philosophical movements in reaction to dramatic changes in culture and society wrought by the industrial revolution and modernity.


Theology - additional resources

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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)
Designed for academic institutions, this database provides coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. It supports research in the key areas of academic study by providing peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals, reports, books, and more.
Further informationAcademic Video Online: Premium (Alexander Street Press)
A multidisciplinary collection of videos with thousands of titles and more added each month that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. Academic Video Online: Premium allows students and researchers to analyse unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors of videos around the world.
Further informationArchive Explorer (Adam Matthew Digital)
Cross-search the Adam Matthew collections subscribed to by the University of Otago.
Further informationMobile appCurrent Contents Connect (Web of Science)
A multidisciplinary, current awareness database that provides access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from relevant, evaluated websites.
Further informationDigital Karl Barth Library (Alexander Street Press)
An online collection of Karl Barth's works. The collection features the entire corpus of Barth's Gesamtausgabe and the 14 volume Kirchliche Dogmatik.
Further informationDigital Library of Classic Protestant Texts (Alexander Street Press)
A collection of 16th and 17th century Protestant writings which includes the principal works of the Reformation and post-Reformation eras, as well as the works of lesser-known authors of the period. The contents includes biblical commentaries, catechisms, treatises, pastoral writings, sermons, church histories, disputations, and personal letters.
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 ideas and opinions that sparked and sustained Catholic reform in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Further informationEncyclopaedia of Islam, THREE (Brill)
A reference guide to all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world – religious and historical, but also cultural, social, political, and artistic.
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 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
A finding list of previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections all over the world.
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.
Public accessMarsden Online Archive
An online archive of letters and journals by Reverend Samuel Marsden (1765-1838) as well as the papers of other early NZ missionaries. The collection provides access to high resolution images of manuscripts from Hocken Collections along with associated transcripts created by Gordon Parsonson.
Further informationOxford Islamic Studies Online
An updating resource that brings together the current scholarship in the field to foster an accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. It features reference content and commentary including A–Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.
Further informationOxford Scholarship Online
Cross-searchable library containing full-text books in the areas of Classical Studies, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology.
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 of Aotearoa New Zealand Archives Research Centre
A collection documenting the life and work of the Presbyterian Church in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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.
Further informationMobile appReligion & Thought (Alexander Street Press)
A collection of documentary videos covering topics relating to religious beliefs and religious practices.
Further informationMobile appTaylor & Francis Online
A collection of full text journals 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
A web-based search service giving access to the bibliographic details of what is held in New Zealand and international libraries.
Further informationWiley Online Library
A collection of full-text scientific, technical, medical, social science and business journals published by Wiley.