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 & University campus.
ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®) with ATLASerials® (ATLAS®) combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals.
This database also includes a Scripture Index that makes passages in the bible are searchable. This tool is very useful for exegetical research.
ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index® (ATLA CPLI®) provides indexing of periodicals, essay collections, church documents, papal documents and electronic resources expressly addressing the practice and intellectual tradition of Roman Catholicism. Content within its scope is selected for indexing based on enduring scholarly merit. ATLA CPLI contains indexing from 1981 to the present and is updated quarterly.
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 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.
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 & 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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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!