Database Finder

A - Z List of Electronic Journals

Use the A-Z list to locate journal articles, book reviews and other full-text holdings in our subscription databases.

Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)

Large multi-disciplinary database, of over 13,780 indexed and abstracted journals (9,000 full-text journals), with PDF content dating back as far as 1888.

ACLS Humanities Ebook Collection (HEB)

The American Council of Learned Societies Humanities Ebook Collection: 4700 titles in 40 humanities fields including religion, philosophy, linguistics, Jewish studies, history and literature.

ArticleFirst (FirstSearch)

Include keywords and phrases in the description—like religion or music—so users will understand what these databases contain.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

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."

Audiobook Collection

Downloadable Audiobooks from EBSCOhost. You must have a personalized account to download. Audiobooks are purchased by the library upon request. As of 7/24/12 we have 8 books in the Religion & Philosophy and Self-Help categories.

Biblical Archaeology Society Archives

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

Black Thought and Culture

1,303 sources with 1,210 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.

Cambridge Journals

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

Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology

Over 4,000 individual entries and more than 300 authors from over 30 countries writing on hymns of the Judaeo-Christian tradition from all the world's continents, regions and denominations.

Child Development & Adolescent Studies (EBSCO)

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.

Christian Periodical Index (CPI)

The comprehensive electronic index to journal articles and book reviews from across the evangelical Christian perspective.

  • Indexes more than 160 publications
  • Covers major doctrinal positions within evangelical Christianity
  • Contains titles from a wide variety of disciplines that present a Christian viewpoint including science, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, history, sociology, nursing and education

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.


Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

Communication & Mass Media

Provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media and provides an invaluable resource for students, researchers and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media.

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

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.


Provides country reports covering 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian provinces for research into the culture, background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Ebook Collection

Select full-text books drawn from subject including business, humanities and science.

Electronic Collections Online

An OCLC collection of scholarly journals covering a wide variety of subjects.


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

eLibrary Curriculum Edition

One of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries, searching across more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books, and transcripts, and more than 7 million pictures, maps, weblinks, and audio/video clips. This ediction includes two distinct subject-based collections: ProQuest Learning: Literature, and ProQuest History Study Center.

Encyclopedia Britannica

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

Encyclopedia Judaica

Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik, eds. 2nd ed. 22 vols.

Encyclopedia of Evolution

A comprehensive guide to the essentials of evolutionary biology, these entries by leading experts survey essential concepts and theories, present methods, models and findings, and discuss both the history of the field and current controversies.

Encyclopedia of Religion

Lindsay Jones, ed. 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 10735 pp. 15 vols.

Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

A collection of 450 articles from an International community of scholars. A comprehensive and critical synthesis of current knowledge about the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Global Road Warrior

A comprehensive country-by-country cultural database featuring in-depth information on 175+ countries. Designed for international studies, cross cultural studies, language studies, and studying abroad programs.

Government Publishing Office

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) - the official, digital, secure resource for producing, procuring, cataloging, indexing, authenticating, disseminating, and preserving the official information products of the U.S. Government.

Great Lives From History

Biographical information from the Ancient world to the 20th century. Offers worldwide coverage of important men and women in all areas of achievement. 

GREAT EVENTS FROM HISTORY: Ancient World; Middle Ages; Renaissance; 17th Century; 18th Century; 19th Century; 20th Century, 1901-1940; 20th Century, 1941-1970; 20th Century, 1971-2000; Modern Scandals

GREAT LIVES FROM HISTORY: Ancient World; Middle Ages; Renaissance; 17th Century; 18th Century; 19th Century; Twentieth Century

Greenwood Ebooks

Abortion: A Documentary and Reference Guide; Anti-Semitism: A History and Psychoanalysis of Contemporary Hatred; The Basics of Western Philosophy; Consistently Opposing Killing: From Abortion to Assisted Suicide, the Death Penalty, and War; Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America: Volumes 1 & 2; Essential Hinduism ; God in the Classroom: Religion and America's Public Schools; An Introduction to Judaic Thought and Rabbinic Literature; The Latter-Day Saint Experience in America; and The Protestant Experience in America.

Historical Statistics of the United States

Historical Statistics of the United States has long been the standard source for quantitative indicators of American history.

History Study Center

Historical reference material that spans from ancient times through today's current events. It includes over 40,000 documents showcasing historical events for a variety of users from high school students to history scholars.


ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism and other fields.

Index to Jewish Periodicals

Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 230 journals devoted to Jewish affairs.

IPA Source

The goal of IPA Source is to promote the comprehension and accurate pronunciation of foreign language texts in art song and opera in order that the singer may imbue each syllable with the appropriate emotional content.

Journal of Contemporary Ministry

Empirical research into aspects of contemporary Christian ministry, including related theological and biblical questions. A forum for Harvest Bible College research students and faculty.


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

Crowell Library Catalog at the Moody Bible Institute.

Literati by Credo

Over 600 titles with particular emphasis on encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases and reference handbooks. Includes 25 Religion titles, 21 Philosophy titles, 33 Psychology titles, 17 Language and Linguistic titles, 21 Sociology titles.

Literature Resource Center

The world’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database. Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works and literary movements.

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, history, travel, oratory and mathematics.

Mango Languages

From Spanish to Swahili, English to Icelandic, and Shakespeare to Shanhainese. Includes Koine Greek (NT) and Biblical Hebrew (OT). Features film-based learning, and 17 ESL specialty courses.

MAS Ultra - School Edition

500 popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers. 150,000 biographies. Hundreds of reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia and the CIA World Fact Book).


Comprehensive coverage of the medicine, dentistry and nursing fields.

Michigan Electronic Library

Database Offered through the Michigan Electronic Library. Using MEL Databases on Campus requires no login. Off campus, you will be required to enter a valid Michigan driver's license number or state ID. "MeL databases contain full-text articles from magazines, journals and newspapers as well as digital books.

MLA International Bibliography

A subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Over 66,000 books and articles added annually.

Music Online: Classical Scores Library

Classical Scores Library, Volumes I, II and III serve as an integral resource for music students and faculty, encompassing all major classical musical genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, for the study and analysis of more than 45,000 musical scores.


Provides one place to look for most published music in both instrumental as well as choral collections.

Naxos Music Library

An online listening library containing 35,689 CD's and 509,363 tracks of music. Naxos Music Library represents the largest collection of "studied music."

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.

Newspaper Source

Cover-to-cover full text for over 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers and 315 regional (U.S.) newspapers, plus full-text television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, and NPR.

OCLC FirstSearch

Access OCLC databases such as: ArticleFirst, Electronic Books (Ebooks), Electronic Collections Online (ECO), PapersFirst and ProceedingsFirst.

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.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Contains more than 700 titles covering issues of ethical and political debate and controversy, including civil rights, substance use and abuse, and the environment. New full-text periodical and newspaper articles are added every day.

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 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 the Jewish Religion

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 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 English Dictionary

Covers words from across the English-speaking world. Offers etymological analysis and variant spellings.

Oxford Handbooks Online - Religion, Psychology and Linguistics

OHO brings together leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a discipline.  Go to Oxford Handbooks Online, and click Religion to access over 60 handbooks and over 2,200 articles. Click Psychology to access over 160 handbooks and over 5,200 articles.  Click Linguistics to access 39 books and over 1,400 articles.

Oxford Music Online (Grove Music Online)

Includes Grove Music Online, Oxford Dictionary of Music, and Oxford Companion to Music

Oxford Reference

Search 37 titles, including encyclopedias of the Bible, diverse Christianities, other religions, Church history, art and literature, to dictionaries of the Classics, philosophy, Africa, and the Caribbean.


Index of papers presented at worldwide conferences.

Primary Search

Access to more than 50 popular magazines for elementary school research.

Professional Development Collection

Access to over 500 highly specialized journals for professional educators.

ProQuest Criminal Justice

A comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.

Proquest Learning: Literature

Provides more than 180,000 full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama from around the world. It also includes secondary sources such as author biographies and multimedia, as well as literary criticisms, essays, reviews, and interviews drawn from more than 100 full-text literary magazines and journals.

ProQuest Research Library

Designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas, as well as provide hundreds of general interest periodicals from around the world. Full-text material of general reference interest in numerous media forms.


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.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

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.


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. Ninety-seven 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.

Religious and Theological Abstracts

This database offers objective summaries of articles from a wide range of religious, biblical and theological journals.

Responsa Project

The Global Jewish Database (the Responsa Project) contains the world's largest electronic collection of Jewish texts in Hebrew ever recorded, which embody thousands of years of Jewish learning.

Routledge Religion Online

Offers a range of reference works within the field of religion.

Sage E-Journal 2007 Deep Backfile Collection

Research tools, journal alerts, and online journal access information. Includes pay-per-view and free access.

Salem Literature

Collection of Salem Press Titles: 

  • Critical Insights: Flannery O'Connor
  • Critical Insights: Pride & Prejudice
  • Critical Insights: The Metamorphosis
  • Great Events from History (10 volumes)
  • Great Lives from History (7 volumes)

SIRS Discoverer

A multidisciplinary database specifically designed for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.

Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN)

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)

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)

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.

Transparent Language Online

Features 100+ languages, from Afrikaans to Zulu, and 25 ESL courses, covering all four language skills (listen, speak, read, write). Works on Android and I-phone devices, iPads, tablets, etc.

Women and Social Movements in the United States

The collection currently includes 116 document projects and archives with 4,700 documents and more than 160,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by more than 2,450 primary authors.

World Almanac

Encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.


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.

WorldCat Dissertations Basic Search

Fast and convenient access to the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries. Many are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution. Over 8 million records.


WorshipLibrary includes the full text of the Gold Medallion Award winning The Complete Library of Christian Worship, originally compiled and edited by Robert E. Webber, Th.D. In addition, over 600 contributing editors and writers are constantly expanding this collection with new texts and publications.

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