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Association of Religious Data Archives

Data and reports on religion around the world.

ATLA Digital Library

The items found in the Atla Digital Library are of importance to those with an interest in researching, studying, teaching, and otherwise searching for historical and archival content in religion and theology.

ATLA Religion Database For current UWest patrons only.Mixed abstract and full-text.

Includes titles such as Society for the Study of Chinese Religions Bulletin and Journal of Chinese Religions.

ATLA Research in Ministry (RIM) Abstract only.

Research in Ministry is a thesis and dissertation abstract database. Users can search graduate works related to ministry, theology and religion.

Brill Books and Journals Online Select items at the resource for UWest patrons only.Mixed abstract and full-text.

Brill is an academic publisher with specialties in humanities and social sciences. A green icon next to a title will indicate full text access.

Discovering Sacred Texts

Discovering Sacred Texts provides access to the richness and diversity of the texts from some of the world’s greatest faiths. Discover more about the sacred texts from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism and the Baha’i Faith, Jainism and Zoroastrianism.

Gale Biography in Context For current UWest patrons only.

Get biographical information about religious figures. Includes the latest full text newspaper, journal articles, pictures, and multimedia files.

Index Theologicus Mixed abstract and full-text.

"...a comprehensive bibliography for theology and religious studies. It is now possible to search not only for articles, but also for monographs, databases and relevant Internet links."

JSTOR (Collection I-VII) Select items at the resource for UWest patrons only.Mixed abstract and full-text.

Contains articles from journals such as The Journal of the American Academy of Religion, the Journal of Religion, and History of Religions.

PhilPapers Mixed abstract and full-text.

"PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers."

ProQuest Religion For current UWest patrons only.Mixed abstract and full-text.

This database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion.

ProQuest Research Library For current UWest patrons only.Mixed abstract and full-text.

Indexes more than 2,500 magazine and journals on art, business, humanities, health, social sciences, and sciences. Interfaces available for many languages. Includes Research Library, ProQuest Religion, ProQuest Psychology Journals, and Dissertation/Thesis Abstracts.

Religion & Public Life from Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center provides survey datasets and articles on the topic of religion and public life all around the world.