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Religious Studies: START HERE

This guide is designed to help you get started with your research in religion, ethics and related topics.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLAS Serials

ATLA Religion Index from the American Theological Library Association contains over 1,000,000 records from over 1500 resources on research in the Bible, archaeology, anthropology, antiquities; human culture & society; church history, missions, & ecumenism; pastoral ministry; world religions & religious studies; sociology, law, medicine, theology, philosophy, & ethics. This database contains citations with some full-text.

ATLAS (Serials) provides access to over 175,000 records. This database contains the full text of thousands of journal articles and book reviews from over 60 international journal titles and multi-author works in the field of religion. These two databases contain data from 1949 to the present and are updated quarterly.

Catholic Periodical and Literature Index

The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online is the product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Library Association. The database covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes over 436,000 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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