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List of Databases and Indexes

Bibliography of British and Irish History

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.

Database of Religious History

The Database of Religious History is the world’s first comprehensive online quantitative and qualitative encyclopedia of religious cultural history.

EBSCO Databases

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

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 Graduate Database

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.

Theological Research Exchange Network

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. 

Twentieth Century Religious Thought: Volume I, Christianity

This collection includes the complete 17-volume German edition of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Werke (DBW) and English edition of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Series (DBWE) as well as an international selection of English-language editions of key authors such as Pope Benedict XVI, Hans Urs von Baltasar, Leonardo Boff and more. This collection is complete with over 170,000 pages of printed works and primary sources.