The Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available—from 55BC to the present. The complete database contains nearly 600,000 records, and is updated regularly.
The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology is an essential reference resource for the study of global Christian hymnody. It includes 5000 entries on individual hymns, authors from many countries, hymnals, organisations, and themes, as well as information on hymn tunes and their composers.
The EBSCOhost service provides access to citations, abstracts, and some full-text resources from several significant databases. The following databases are available through EBSCOhost:
Atla Religion Database with Atla SerialsPLUS
Atla Religion Database with Atla SerialsPLUS provides coverage the whole field of religion and theology and offers indexing by subject and Scripture reference. It contains full-text content from more than 500 journals in many diverse areas of religion and theology, with full-text content in more than 20 languages from more than 35 different countries. Coverage areas include sacred texts, world religions (including Christianity, and Judaism), Catholicism, interfaith dialogue, contextual and systematic theology, religious studies, denominational history, missions and ecumenism, pastoral ministry, archaeology and antiquities, human culture and society, philosophy, and ethics.
Christian Periodical Index
Prominent subjects in the journals covered by CPI include religion, theology, biblical studies, and pastoral theology, though it also indexes journals related to Christianity and science, literature, medicine, history, and other topics. This index includes more than 160 titles, and bibliographic data (without full-text) for over 400,000 records.
Old Testament and New Testament Abstracts (OTA & NTA)
OTA and NTA are the major English-language indices to journal articles and books on biblical topics. OTA and NTA each indexes 500 journals as well as many subject-specific books. Records include bibliographic data as well as paragraph-length summaries of the journal articles and books they index.
ProQuest Religion Database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international journals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Proquest contains over 200 full-text journals, over 150 of which have ongoing full-text. While there is some overlap with EBSCO databases, you will also find unique search results here.
Regent graduates are eligible for free access to the Atla Serials religion collection. This provides access to more than 300 major religion and theology journals and contains almost 600,000 full-text articles.
You can retrieve the username and password (updated August 2020) with your Regent Login. Graduates without a Regent Login can visit the Library Circulation Desk, or email [email protected]. Please provide your full name—first, middle, and last—and the year you graduated.
TREN, the Theological Research Exchange Network, provides access to almost 25,000 theses and dissertations from 145 North American institutions. Many of these documents are available for free, full-text download.