Arts and Humanities


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  • ARTstor is a digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. The community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.
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 Choice Reviews

  • Choice Reviews Online is a source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.

 EBSCO eBooks (formerly Netlibrary)

  • Full text of books from major academic and general-interest publishers available online.

 EBook Library (EBL)

  • An e-book collection in all disciplines from 2006 to the present. Updated daily.

 Electronic Collections Online

  • Indexes over 3,700 academic journals in all academic disciplines from 1995 to the present. Updated daily.

 Films on Demand (Films for the Humanities and Sciences)


  • JSTOR I - IX and the Life Sciences Collections provide full text access to core journals in the social sciences, the humanities, and the sciences as well as journals in biology, ecology, health, geography, law, mathematics, and statistics. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.
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 Lexis/Nexis NexisUNI

  • Wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information, with full text of 2,000 journals and magazines. Especially good for legal research.

 NetLibrary (Now EBSCO eBooks)

  • Full text of books from major academic and general-interest publishers available online.

  • Bibliography of books, documents, multimedia, Web pages, and more from libraries worldwide. More than 49 million bibliographic records cover material from 2100 B.C. to the present.
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Bible Gateway

  • A searchable online Bible in over 100 versions and 50 languages.

Chicago Manual of Style Online

  • The online version of the 16th Edition of the Chicago Manual of Style. The Chicago Manual of Style Online also provides convenient Tools, such as sample correspondence, proofreaders' marks, and a quick guide to citation. 

Dictionary of African Christian Biography

  • The DACB records the stories of African Christians who have transformed the history of the African church and transformed Christian history. The Dictionary of African Christian Biography is a non-proprietary electronic database covering all the denominations and church branches of African Christianity, including the missionary movement, from earliest times to the present, over all of Africa.

 Encyclopaedia Judaica

  • Updated edition of this lauded work on Judaism features more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subjects.

 Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

  • The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization is a comprehensive reference work on the history and impact of Christianity. Bringing together over 350 international scholars and 1,402 entries, this work spans issues ranging from theology, politics and law, through to literature, art and architecture.

 Encyclopedia of Religion

  • The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

 Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

  • An online philosophy reference work. Articles are authored and updated by experts in the field.

 Unbound Bible

  • The Unbound Bible is a collection of searchable Bibles consisting of: 10 English versions including the NASB; Greek and Hebrew versions (the original Bible languages); 4 ancient versions; 42 versions in other languages


Abingdon New Testament Commentaries

Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries

ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index

  • The database covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes over 370,000 index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.
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 ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials 

  • Comprehensive database for religious and theological scholarship. Contains citations from 600 international journal articles, plus full-text for around thirty titles (The full text is ATLA Serials or ATLAS). Also indexes book reviews, multi-authored works, and the Methodist Reviews Index. 
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 BibleWorks 10

  • A Bible concordance, it offers six English versions, the Greek New Testament, the Hebrew Old Testament, the complete Septuagint, abridged versions of Hebrew and Greek lexicons, and parsing of every grammatical form in the Bible, plus foreign language Bibles, and older Bible dictionaries and reference works. Available on CD. Campus network access only.
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Catholic Periodical and Literature Index

  • See ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index

 Communication & Mass Media Complete

  • This database is a merger of two key communication indexes: CommSearch and Mass Media Complete. Provides many full-text articles.
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Digital Karl Barth Library

  • The collection features the entire corpus of Barth's Gesamtausgabe. Published under the TVZ imprint, this definitive edition of Barth's works in German currently comprises more than 40 volumes of sermons, letters, lectures, conversations, and academic writings. Also included in The Digital Karl Barth Library is Barth's magnum opus, the 14-volume Kirchliche Dogmatik.

Literature Resource Center - LRC, Scribner, Twayne US, Twayne English, and Twayne World Authors

  • Access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Scribner Writer's Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series. Twayne World, US, and English Authors each contains the full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors, for a total of 600 full-text titles.
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Ministry Matters

  • Ministry Matters is a resource that contains biblical reference tools including the New Interpreter's Bible, lectionary resources, sermon collections, preaching tools, children's sermons, worship resources.  Produced by United Methodist Publishing House

MLA Directory of Periodicals

  • The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography

  • MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.

Met Museum Art Collection

  • Images of public-domain artworks in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection — about 450,000 — which are free for anyone to use however they may please.

New Interpreter's Bible

  • An ecumenical, scholarly commentary 

New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible

  • The dictionary covers persons and places mentioned in the Bible. It contains a full range of articles on the cultural, religious, and political contexts of the Bible in the ancient Near East and the Greco-Roman world, and it offers many articles explaining key methods of biblical interpretation. The dictionary also includes numerous articles on theological and ethical themes and concepts important to understanding the biblical witness.

Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • The Oxford Companion to the Bible provides an authoritative one-volume reference to the people, places, events, books, institutions, religious belief, and secular influence of the Bible.

Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (Third edition revised)

  • The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church contains over 6,000 A-Z entries, and offers unrivalled coverage of all aspects of this vast and often complex subject, from theology; churches and denominations; patristic scholarship; and the bible; to the church calendar and its organization; popes; archbishops; saints; and mystics.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible provides a single source for authoritative reference overviews of scholarship on some of the most important topics of study in the field of biblical studies. The Encyclopedia contains almost 120 in-depth entries, ranging in length from 500 to 10,000 words, on each of the canonical books of the Bible, major apocryphal books of the New and Old Testaments, important noncanonical texts, and thematic essays on topics such as canonicity, textual criticism, and translation.

Presbyterian Book of Confessions

  • The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (USA): Part I, Book of Confessions, available online as a PDF document.

Presbyterian Leader

  • A resource that includes the following: worship planning resource center; studies on Presbyterian beliefs and statements of faith; and many other resources that relate to congregational life and leadership within the PC(USA).

Princeton Theological Commons

  • The Theological Commons is a digital library of 50,025 books and journals on theology and religion, including 23,726 volumes from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library

Religion Databases

  • Searches multiple EBSCO religion databases: ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials, and Catholic Periodical and Literature Index.

Research in Ministry (RIM) Online