This guide explains how to use the ATLA Religion Database to locate journal articles, essays, sermons, and book reviews in the field of religion. It includes videos that demonstrate how to search for research on sacred texts, including the Bible.
The Daily Mail Historical Archive 1896-2004 is an online digital collection that allows users to search, retrieve and browse articles, pages and whole editions of the paper, providing a gateway to engaging stories, controversies and social issues of the last 100 years.
Historical Abstracts is a reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). Currently over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database, including key historical journals from virtually every major country. All abstracts are written in English. In addition to articles, Historical Abstracts includes citations to historical books and to abstracts of dissertations completed worldwide of particular interest for historical research.
The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages covers all key aspects of European history (including ecclesiastical history), society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. It is designed both for medievalists, who need a detailed and reliable reference tool, and for students and general readers seeking an accessible guide to the period. Over 800 scholars have assembled thousands of comprehensive entries, lavishly supplemented by hundreds of illustrations and dozens of maps.
Periodicals Index Online (formerly known as "PCI") is an index to the contents of thousands of journals in the humanities and social sciences, including such subjects as Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology/Ethnology, Area Studies, History, Jewish Studies, Law, Literature, Philosophy. Psychology, Religion/Theology, Sociology and Women's Studies. Note that indexing of journals is from their first issues (some of which begin as early as the 18th century ) and continues to the latter part of the 20th century. Periodicals Index Online covers journals from North America, the United Kingdom and the rest of the English-speaking world and journals in other European languages including French, German, Italian and Spanish.