Not sure what database to use? Try searching for your subject directly in our online catalog, or, if you are looking for a specific journal title, check out our A-Z List to find out if and where we offer it.

Please note use of these databases is currently restricted to the St. Patrick’s Seminary campus.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials PLUS

ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®) with ATLASerials PLUS combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA’s full-text collection of major religion and theology journals. The content of the former ATLA Catholic Periodical & Literature Index has been rolled into this new expanded database.
This database also includes a Scripture Index that connects content to specific Bible passages. This tool is very useful for exegetical research.

Old Testament Abstracts

Old Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more.

New Testament Abstracts

New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and Boston College. The database is an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. The database contains more than 44,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 16,500 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts.

Philosopher’s Index with Full Text

The Philosopher’s Index™, produced by the Philosopher’s Information Center, is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. The Philosopher’s Index, considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject, features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews.

Religion and Philosophy Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection™ provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

ProQuest Religion

ProQuest Religion is resource for religious studies programs. This resource presently has more than 260 journals, with most of them available with full-text. The content is full-text, scholarly, and designed to meet the needs of both religious studies programs and general library collections. ProQuest Religion covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many, worldwide religions. In addition, there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations.

Infotrac Religion and Philosophy Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection features more than 200 magazines and academic journals–covering religion and the related areas of philosophy and anthropology. Researchers can use this database not only to study theological approaches to social issues, but also to learn about the impact that religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language.

JSTOR Arts & Sciences XIII and Religion & Theology

The Arts & Sciences XIII Collection contains journals in disciplines including Language & Literature, Art & Art History, Philosophy, and Religion. Represented subdisciplines include European church history and the literature of the American West.The Religion & Theology Collection covers the history and philosophy of religious thought spanning traditions, periods, and critical approaches. The collection contains more than 80 titles, drawn exclusively from existing JSTOR Arts & Sciences collections. It supports religious studies research as well as scholarship in archaeology, literature, philosophy, and more. Learn more about the Religion & Theology Collection

Brill Online Books and Journals

Search and browse through nearly 2000 e-book titles on the following subjects: Asian Studies; Biblical Studies, Ancient Near East and Early Christianity; Classical Studies; Middle East and Islamic Studies; Religious Studies, Theology and Philosophy. Brill Online is also the home for the e-journal editions of Ecclesiology and Horizons in Biblical Theology. All titles are also linked through our online catalog, where they can be discovered alongside the rest of the library’s print and electronic collection.

SAGE Journals

SAGE Journals provides our library with the full text of 26 different theology journals, most going back to the first issue of the first volume. Most articles found in these journals can be discovered through searching our online catalog which will link you directly to the articles you need. See a list of journals provided by SAGE to browse through the full contents of these titles.

ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection

The ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection is a curated collection of over 5000 e-books covering a broad swath of topics encompassed by the humanities. These titles are considered the core literature of their disciplines and are applicable to all types of academic research. All of the e-books in this collection can also be discovered through searching our online catalog which will link you directly into the e-book so you can start reading right away!

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception (EBR)

EBR is a research tool for scholars in biblical studies and related fields but also useful to readers generally interested in the Bible. It is edited by a team of international scholars, all experts in their fields. The online edition contains the entire contents of the printed edition and is updated quarterly.

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