Michigan Databases and Articles

Research Databases

Each of these databases are offered to provide the student assistance in research in the particular field of study. The MTS-Michigan Library has a wealth of other resources in these fields of study. Please visit the library during open hours or contact the library staff for further assistance.

You can also search by topic using the Library's Database Finder.

ATLA/S Religion Database
Offered through EBSCO Host; requires your my.moody username and password. ATLA Religion Database provides information on topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. ATLA Religion Database contains more than 1.4 million bibliographic records and PDF and full text articles, covering the research literature of religion in over 60 languages. It includes more than 488,000 article citations from more than 1,500 journals (506 currently indexed), more than 215,000 essay citations from over 15,700 multi-author works, more than 446,000 book review citations. Coverage spans from 1949 to the present. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.

Biblical Archaeology Society Archives
Online access to Biblical Archaeology Review, with full-text browsing of issues starting in 1985.

Online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, a reference covering a wide variety of subject areas.

Cambridge Journals
Access to subscribed journals from Cambridge Press. Subscribed journals include New Testament Studies and Scottish Journal of Theology

Child Development and Adolescent Studies
Current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Includes all of the issues of Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography from 1927 - 2001, plus new coverage on child rights and welfare issues.

Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle's website features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases and more.

Counseling and Therapy in Video
Counseling and Therapy in Video provides the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience and study counseling in ways never before possible. Over 700 hours of video are contained within the database.

eBooks (EBSCO)
See all of the eBooks in our collection. Select full-text books drawn from subject including theology, psychology, business, humanities and science.

Encyclopedia Judaica (eBook)
Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik, eds. 2nd ed. 22 vols.

JSTOR maintains a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and provides access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed and illustrated.

Library Catalog
Access to the MTS-Michigan Library Catalog.

Loeb Classical Library
The only existing series of books which, through original text and English translation gives access to 1400 years of Greek and Latin literature, philosophy, travel, oratory and mathematics.

New Testament Abstracts
New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and Boston College. The database contains more than 46,000 article abstracts, over 1,600 review abstracts, 17,000 book abstracts, and 61 software abstracts. Each year an additional 2,000 articles from more than 500 periodicals in numerous languages are selected for inclusion. In addition, approximately 900 current books are also summarized annually. Article coverage in the database dates back to 1985.

Old Testament Abstracts
Old Testament Abstracts 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. Abstracts from over 450 journals are included. All abstracts are in English, regardless of the language of the original work.

Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology,philology and much more. Coverage in the database dates back to 1978.

Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. The integration of authoritative scholarly texts and reference works with tools that provide ease of research into the background, context, and issues related to the Bible make Oxford Biblical Studies Online a valuable resource not only for college students, scholars, and clergy, but also anyone in need of an authoritative, ecumenical, and up-to-date resource.

Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church contains over 6,000 A-Z entries, and offers unrivaled 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 Dictionary of the Jewish Religion
The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion is one of the best ready-reference access points to the Jewish religion. It is an essential, go-to resource for students, scholars and researchers.

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature
350 essays from leading scholars, encompassing the range and depth of American literary history from the 1600s to the present day.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt
Includes 600 articles by leading scholars on subjects such as the social, political, religious and the artistic legacy of this civilization.

Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature
Covers the entire history of literature in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the major literary languages.

Oxford Encylopedia of Books of the Bible
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.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World
6 volumes covering society, politics, economics, everyday life, culture and thought, with historical background dating to pre-Islamic era. Covers regions of Islamic majorities and significant minorities. 40 maps, 300 images.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation
Definitive source for information about the entire range of religious and social changes that altered the face of Europe in the sixteenth century.

Oxford Handbooks Online (Religion)
OHO brings together leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking on religion. Over 1700 articles from more than 40 handbooks, plus monthly updates to introduce articles in advance of print publication.

Oxford Reference
Access to all of our Oxford Reference Resources. Search using key titles, subject reference titles, definitions from English or bilingual dictionaries, and quotations.

Oxford Scholarship
Access to the full-text of over 10,000 academic works in 20 subject areas, covering the humanities, social sciences, medicine and law.

ProQuest eLibrary
Full-text material of general reference interest in numerous media forms.

Offered through EBSCO Host; requires my.moody username and password. "PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 100,000 articles from 59 journals - 48 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present."

Offered through EBSCO Host; requires my.moody username and password. "Psycinfo, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage, which spans 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in more than 25 languages."

Updated monthly, this repository for ready-to-use tests and measures from the APA features instruments that are relevant to psychology and related fields, such as psychiatry, education, medicine, business, social work and more.

International in scope, this resource provides access to thousands of actual test instruments, most of which are available for immediate download and use in teaching and research. PsycTESTS is an authoritative source of structured information about tests of interest to a variety of fields, and while focused on contemporary instances of test use, has coverage that spans more than a century.

PsycTESTS Includes: Tests that were originally developed for research and were not made commercially available; A growing selection of multilingual test instruments; Information about select tests that are available from commercial test publishers.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection provides access to more than 560 full-text journals, including Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience, European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, European Journal of Neuroscience, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, International Review of Psychiatry, Journal of Clinical & Experimental Neuropsychology, Journal of Mental Health, Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology and many more.

This database also provides particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling.

Religious and Theological Abstracts
This database offers objective summaries of articles from a wide range of religious, biblical and theological journals. Full access requires your my.moody username and password.

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
Digitized texts written in Greek from Homer (8 c. B.C.) to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453 and beyond. The goal of TLG is to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era. TLG research activities combine the traditional methodologies of philological and literary study with the most advanced features of information technology.

TREN (Theological Research Exchange Network)
The Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN) is a library of over 10,000 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 70 different institutions. TREN also makes available conference papers presented at annual meetings of several academic societies. Here are a few of our conference paper sources: Evangelical Theological Society (1,129 papers) American Society of Church History (150 papers) Society for Pentecostal Studies (75 papers) North American Patristic Society (20 papers) American Catholic Historical Association (14 papers)

Worldcat provides access to a worldwide index of books, journals, web resources and other material cataloged by OCLC libraries worldwide. It is a great resource for discovering where you can find the resources (books, etc.) you are looking to use.

Additional Resources

Scholar's Guide to Google

OpenAccess Databases

In addition to our purchased databases, access other online databases and research guides recommended by the MTS—Michigan Library.

Autism Internet Modules   Ingenta
Biblia Clerus   Internet Archive
Biblical Studies Foundation   Internet Sacred Text Archive
BIBP Patristics   Leadership U
BILDI   Leuven Database of Ancient Books
Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts   Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts
CDRI Database   New Testament Gateway
Christian Classics Ethereal Library   Old Testament Gateway
Christian Reformed Church Periodical Index   Orion Dead Sea Scrolls Center
Digital Image Archive (Pitts Theology Library)   Perseus Digital Library
Electronic Resources for Classicists   Post-Reformation Digital Library
EThOS   Resource Pages for Biblical Studies
Google Books   Review of Biblical Literature
HathiTrust Digital Library   Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
HebrewBooks   Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary)
Index of Articles on Jewish Studies   Theses Canada
Index Theologicus   Wabash Center Internet Guide

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