USML | Databases

Electronic Resources


Search the USML databases.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Multi-disciplinary database provides full-text of more than 9,000 journals, including full-text for nearly 7,850 peer-reviewed titles. Within EBSCO you can click on Choose Database and select additional databases for your search. Find individual titles in the Journal A-Z List

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials
Combines the premier index to journal articles, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. Provides full text access to over 380,000 electronic articles and book reviews.

ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index
Provides indexing of periodicals, church documents, papal documents and essay collections addressing the practice and intellectual tradition of Roman Catholicism. Also provides full text access to many materials.

BibleWorks 9
Provides access to biblical texts in Hebrew and Greek, facsimiles of selected original manuscripts, polyglot translations, commentaries, and reference works. Available on workstations in the Library Current Periodical Room and Student Computer Lab. Faculty may request installation on their computers through the Library Director

Catholic Research Resources Alliance
Access to rare and unique research materials held by libraries and archives in North America.

Digital Karl Barth Library
Searchable database containing the works of Karl Barth, including theological writings, letters, sermons, interviews, and archival content from Alexander Street Press.

Twentieth Century Religious Thought, Vol. 1
Multivolume, cross-searchable online collection of publications and archival materials related to key worldwide religious thinkers from the early 1900s until the turn of the 21st century. Includes von Balthasar, Bonhoeffer, de Lubac and Guiterrez.


Brepols Index Religiosus and Library of Latin Texts Complete
The Index Religiousus is the international bibliography of theology, religious studies, and church history. Also found on this site is the Dictionnaire d'histoire et de geographie ecclesiastiques, the Dictionary of Ecclesiastical History and Geography. Futher down the webpage, find the Library of Latin Texts Complete. LLT is a cross-searchable database of texts from the beginning of Latin literature through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council.

Old Testament Abstracts
Features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author words, and software related to Old Testament studies.

New Testament Abstracts
An indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament.

Index Theologicus (IxTheo)
Index of articles in theological journals and essays in selected books dating back to 1984. Journals are indexed within 24 hours of the time they are received at the Tübingen University library achieving a very current database. Available through a German or English language interface.

Elenchus of Biblica
Elenchus of Biblica is a broad, comprehensive, international, ecumenical, annual listing of books, dissertations, reviews, and articles on the Hebrew Bible, New Testament, intertestamental Judaism, the early patristic period, biblical theology, archeology, and other related topics. For each biblical book, general works are listed first, followed by topical items, followed by items dealing with individual passages. Elenchus is an essential source for finding classis articles and doing comprehensive study. While it is the most extensive bibliography for biblical studies, it is usually several years behind in its coverage of literature. The user can view results in the browser or download as a pdf.

L'Année philologique
L'Année philologique (The Year in Philology) is the standard bibliographical tool for research related to the language, literature, history and culture of the Greco-Roman World. L'Année philologique Online is an index, it does not contain full-text of the articles that are indexed. L'Année philologique Online covers volume years 1924 through 2009; indexing often lags publication by two or three years. It is possible to search abstracts of articles for keywords or subject terms.

Philosopher's Index
Current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy.

Wabash Center Internet Guide to Religion
Comprehensive index of online religious educational material, sacred literature, world religions, and historical figures

Video databases

American History in Video
This database contains commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries for the study of American history. Videos accompanied with transcripts.

Art and Architecture in Video
Database of documentaries and interviews illustrating the history, theory, and practice of art, design, and architecture. Videos accompanied by transcript.

Classical Music in Video
The collection contains performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with master classes and interviews with master teachers from around the world.

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume III
Video with transcripts for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling

World History in Video
English language videos with transcripts covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania

Theatre in Video
Database contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors

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