Databases for Religion

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Religion Databases
Database Description Coverage More Info
ATLA Religion

Provides citations to journal articles, essays in multi-author works, and book reviews from three ATLA print indexes: Religion Index One (RIO), Religion Index Two (RIT), and I

1908-present more info
Oxford Biblical Studies Online

Texts from six Oxford Bibles (New Oxford Annotated Bible, Augmented Third Edition [NRSV], Oxford Study Bible [REB], Jewish Study Bible [TANAKH], Catholic Study Bible, Second Edition [NAB], Access B

1720 BCE-638 CE more info
Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Oxford Islamic Studies Online brings together the best current scholarship in the field to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world.

Varies more info
Philosophers Index

Provides citations with abstracts to scholarly research in philosophy. Over 620 journals are covered, with 80 percent of the records from journals and 20 percent from books.

1940-present more info

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Religion Databases
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Academic OneFile

Contains more than 11,000 academic jounals, the majority in full text and peer-reviewed, and podcasts and transcripts from major news sources.

1980-present more info
Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals, including more than 7,300 peer reviewed titles. Indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 12,500 journals.

1980-present more info
America: History and Life with Full Text

Provides access to journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations. Covers U.S. and Canadian history.

1955-present more info
Anthropology Plus

Provides citations to articles and essays from over 1,000 journals, monographic series, reports, commentaries, and review essays.

19th century-present more info
Historical Abstracts with Full Text

Provides citations with abstracts to over 1,700 journals,book and media reviews, and dissertations.

1955-present more info
JSTOR

JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of academic journals (over 1,000) in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines.

Coverage is the beginning of the journal until two to five years ago. more info
MLA International Bibliography

MLA covers folklore, languages, linguistics, and literature. Provides over one million citations for items from more than 4,400 journals and series published worldwide.

1926-present more info
Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

1952-present more info
WorldCat

Contains over 50 million records cataloged by OCLC member libraries throughout the world: Appalachian State University Library is a member (OCLC member code=NJB).

1000 BC-present more info

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Religion Databases
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African American Historical Serials Collection

This collection was developed with the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) as part of an effort to preserve serials related to African American religious life and culture.

1829-1922 more info
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1

ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1 consists of titles from the 13th century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions with the majority of titles from the 19th century.

1300s-1893 more info
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2

ATLA Historical Monographs: Series 2 offers material on the significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans and the growing interest and experimentation with non-Western religions.

1894-1922 more info
Oxford Handbooks Online

Each handbook takes an aspect of its discipline, explaining the key issues, the classic and contemporary debates on those issues, and setting the agenda for how those debates might evolve.

2000-present more info

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