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Featured Resources

ATLA Religion Plus Database

Broad coverage for articles in all areas of religion & theology.

Tip: Find articles about a verse using the Scripture Search browse above the search bar in this database, then select your book, chapter, and verse.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global

Full-text theses and dissertations from around the world from thousands of universities. Contains more than 5 million documents, from 100+ countries. This database includes recent GTU dissertations and theses. We also have all GTU dissertations and theses in print.


An interdisciplinary archive. GTU subscribes to: Arts & Sciences II, III, V, VII; Lang & Lit. Note: most journals do not have the recent 5 years in JSTOR.


A-Z List of Electronic Resources

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary Series and Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary.
Online ebook versions via the Bloomsbury Theology & Religion Online platform.

Association of Religion Data Archives
Open-access. ARDA collects quantitative data sets for the study of American religion. The site is a place to locate data files for topics of interest, rather than a place to read the results of surveys. When you search under a topic, you can review the results on-line or save the survey questions to a "Question Bank" to construct your own survey.

ATLA Collaborative Digital Resources Project 
Open-access. Woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coints, maps, manuscripts, and other media relevant to teaching learning learning in theological education.

ATLA Religion Plus Database(EBSCO Host)
Broad coverage in all areas of religion and theology. This is a great database for starting your article research. Also, use this database for articles on a particular Bible passage. || ATLA tutorial

An open-access index of biblical references found in Jewish and Christian literature, as well as in Western and Eastern texts of Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages, in order to renew the study of the interpretation and history of biblical texts.

Bibliography of the History of Art
Open-access. The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) is the world's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art.  BHA includes articles from over 1,200 journals.

Brill Books and Journals A large collection of ebooks and journals on religion. The books are also linked in GRACE and Summon.

Christian Periodical Index (EBSCO Host)
Provides indexing for evangelical Christian journals providing both articles and review indexing. 

Corpus Thomisticum
Open-Access database includes: a full edition of the complete works of St. Thomas, a bibliography covering all the studies on Aquinas and his doctrine, an index of the main tools of Thomistic research, a database management system, implemented to search, compare, and sort words, phrases, quotations, similitudes, correlations, and statistical information, a digital edition of the main manuscripts of Aquinas' works. In Latin and other languages. Some English translations may be found on the Internet Archive's Open Library.

Digital Karl Barth Library
Includes the English translation of The Church Dogmatics, and the original German version, Die kirchliche Dogmatik. Also included are the first 45 volumes of Barth's Gesamtausgabe, plus seven additional German works, and English translations of thirteen important texts.

Digital Scriptorium
Open-access image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts. Consists of around 8,500 color images from the U.C. Berkeley and Columbia-affiliated libraries, as well as the Union Theological Seminary (NY) and the De Bellis Collection (CA).

Digitalia Hispanica
GTU Library subscribes to the Philosophy, Psychology and Religion and mythology e-collections, which provide users with access to thousands of foundational theology and religious studies texts in Spanish from publishers in Spain and Latin America. The e-books can also be found in the GTU Library catalog. Please note that you will need to create a free user account on the Digitalia Hispanica website to download a maximum of 5 e-books for offline reading. Users will need to use Adobe Digital Editions to read the downloaded e-books.

Ebsco e-book collection (EBSCO host)
Quick access to the e-books we have from our vendor Ebsco. Note: these are not all of the e-books, our full collection can be found in GRACE or Summon. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
A collection of reference works that can be searched collectively or individually. Includes the Encyclopedia of Religion, Encyclopaedia Judaica, Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, and more.  

Globe TheoLib
Open-access database that provides free access to documents, articles, essays etc. in theology and ecumenism.

GTU ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
Search for and view recent full-text dissertation and theses from GTU students. All dissertations and theses are available in print.

Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
Provides coverage of feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.

Index to Jewish Periodicals (EBSCO Host)
This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories devoted to Jewish affairs. Index to Jewish Periodicals is intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs.

Index Islamicus (EBSCO Host)
An international bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world, covering history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages and literature.

Index Theologicus: Zeitschriften Inhaltsdienst Theologie 
The new IxTheo is a comprehensive bibliography for theology and religious studies. It is now possible to search not only for articles, but also for monographs, databases and relevant Internet links.

A comprehensive full-text article database used by millions for research, teaching, and learning.  The GTU subscribes to the following collections: Arts & Sciences II, III, V, VII; Language & Literature. Note: many journals do not have the most recent 5 years included.

Library of Latin Texts (Brepols)
Library of Latin Texts (former abbreviation: CLCLT) contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature (Livius Andronicus, 240 BC) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). It covers works from the classical period, important patristic works, an extensive corpus of Medieval Latin literature as well as works of recentior latinitas.

Loeb Classical Library Online (Harvard University Press)
The digital Loeb Classical Library extends this mission into the twenty-first century. Harvard University Press is honored to renew James Loeb's vision of accessibility and presents an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Contains more than 520 volumes.

Loebolus- Loeb Classical Library Public Domain (free access)
Open-Access, Links to the Loeb Classical Library texts in the public domain and freely available online for download, list compliled by Charles E. Jones. GTU also owns many of the Loeb Classical Library texts in print.

LSJ-The Online Liddell-Scott-Jones Greek-English Lexicon

Luthers Werke  This edition reproduces the Weimar Edition in electronic form. The Weimar Edition, which is regarded as a monumental work in the field of theology and the German language, was first published in 1883 and includes 127 volumes. The English translation is also available online. 

New Testament Abstracts (EBSCO Host)
Topics relating to the New Testament. Also, use this database if you wish to search for journal articles on a particular Bible passage. 

Out in Scripture  Open-Access lectionary-based collection sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign, as a resource that places comments about the Bible alongside the real life experiences and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of faith and our allies.

Old Testament Abstracts (EBSCO Host)
Topics relating to the Old Testament. Also, use this database if you wish to search for journal articles on a particular Bible passage.

OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson)
A full text-only database across the disciplines. 

Open Dissertations (EBSCO Host)
This collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs that brings an innovative approach to increasing traffic and discoverability of Electronic Thesis and Dissertation research.

Oxford Bibliographies (Biblical Studies & Buddhism collections) More than just a bibliographic service or an aggregator of links, Oxford Bibliographies is an entirely new type of resource. Each article is an authoritative guide to the current scholarship on a topic with original commentary and annotations by top scholars. Designed to streamline the research process, intuitive linking and discoverability tools quickly guide users to the content they are looking for, whether it be a chapter, a book, a journal article, a Website, blog, or data set.

Oxford English Dictionary 

Oxford Reference Online a collection of more than 300 reference books (dictonaries, encyclopedias, and consise companions) on a variety of subjects. Some duplicate the encyclopedias we have on the shelf. To see all that we have access to online, select unlocked and free from the availablity menu.  || Tutorial Video (6 min)

*NEW* Oxford Research Encyclopedias (our subscription focuses on articles relating to Buddhism) substantive, peer-reviewed, and regularly updated. Each article includes a bibliography of recommended resources for further reading as well as digital projects, archives, and collections. Be sure to select unlocked and free from the availablity menu.

Papal Encyclicals Open-access

Perseus Digital Library
Open-Access collection that covers the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world.

Philosopher's Index (EBSCO Host)
Considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject, features scholarly research published in journals and books, including anthologies and book reviews.Post-Reformation Digital Library
An open-access database of digital books relating to the development of theology/philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation period.

Project Muse Premium Collection A collection of more than 700 academic journals in the humanities and social sciences. MUSE features a wide selection of books from university presses as well as the Hermeneia commentary set.  

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global Full-text theses and dissertations from around the world from thousands of universities. Contains more than 5 million documents, from 100+ countries. This database includes recent GTU dissertations and theses. We also have all GTU dissertations and theses in print.

Qu'ranic Studies Online (Brill) For those performing Qur'anic exegesis or looking into Islamic history, theology or law. In addition to a collection of sixty two 16th-19th century korans, this database collects the Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān, Dictionary of Qurʾānic Usage, Encyclopedia of Canonical Ḥadīth, and Concordance et indices de la Tradition Musulmane. 

RAMBI - Index of Articles in Jewish Studies a bibliography of articles in Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel.

Raymon Llull Database
Open-access. Maintained by the Centre de Documentació Ramon Llull, this database is designed to organize, systematize and facilitate information relating to the corpus of this Majorcan author, to the extensive list of works attributed to him over time and on works by Lullist authors.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO Host)
Broad coverage in all areas of religion and theology. 

Religious and Theological Abstracts (RTA)
Abstract and indexing database with broad coverage in all areas of religion and theology.

Research in Ministry
Index to D.Min. projects at reporting schools of theology.

RISS International (KERIS)
The RISS (Research Information Service System) provides access to more than 2 million journal articles (many in full text) published by Korean scholarly associations and university research institutes.

Sage Journals A collection of 1200+ journals in many disciplines.

Sant' Agostino Patrologiae
Open-access. The works of Saint Augustine in Latin. Also available in Italian.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Open-access, scholarly, and peer-reviewed encyclopedia hosted by Stanford University.

The Text This Week
Open-access.The popular ecumenical online resources that thousands of pastors and religious leaders use each week, contains lectionary, scripture study and worship links and resources. Contains a Scripture Index, Art Index, & Movie Index.

Theologische Literaturzeitung
The oldest and most comprehensive journal reviewing publications in theology and religious studies.

Theses Canada
Theses and dissertations in the Library and Archives of Canada. Full-text theses for some documents. Includes Canadian D.Min. theses (choose keyword search for D.MIN).

TREN: Theological Research Exchange Network
Theses and dissertations from 70 participating institutions. Some conference proceedings also available. Items can be purchased from the TREN site.

A combined database of the holdings of thousands of libraries around the world (use for searching materials for interlibrary loan). Use this resource for finding books near you by zipcode. The open-access worldcat.org version is the easiest to use, but additional advanced features can be found in the first search version.
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