- A-Z Journal List
Alphabetical listing of journals subscribed to by Asbury Seminary. Includes both electronic holdings and print holdings. Enables patrons to browse electronic holdings by volume and issue.
- abes – agence bibliographique de l’enseignement supérieur
The search engine of French doctoral theses. Opened in July 2011, theses.fr lists all theses since 2006 in institutions that have chosen to abandon the submission of the thesis paper in favor of electronic media (more than 5000 theses).
- Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Adherents.com is a growing collection of over 43,870 adherent statistics and religious geography citations: references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc. The religions of the world are enumerated here.
- Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS)
APIS is a collections-based repository hosting information about and images of papyrological materials (e.g. papyri, ostraca, wood tablets, etc) located in collections around the world. It contains physical descriptions and bibliographic information about the papyri and other written materials, as well as digital images and English translations of many of these texts.
The site consists of two bibliographic databases covering Africana periodical literature (Africana Periodical Literature Bibliographic Database) and African Women's literature (African Women Bibliographic Database). There is also a comprehensive bibliography on women travelers and explorers to Africa (Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa Bibliographic Database).
- African American Historical Serials Collection
Formerly fragmentary, widely-dispersed and endangered African American materials that documents the history of African American life and religious organizations from materials published between 1829 and 1922.
Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 4.8 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
- American Methodism Project
A digitized collection of interdisciplinary and historical materials related to American Methodism. The goal of this project is to provide digital tools and digitized texts of American Methodism to better understand both Methodism and the United States. The project will document American Methodism's role and reach within local communities and the broader society by published minutes of meetings, local church histories, magazines, papers and pamphlets, books, reference works, and dissertations.
- American Numismatic Society Collection Database
The ANS collections database contains information on more than 600,000 objects including coins, paper money, tokens, ‘primitive’ money, medals and decorations, from all parts of the world, and all periods in which such objects have been produced.
- Anthropological Index Online
The anthropological index to current periodicals in the Anthropology Library, Centre for Anthropology, British Museum (incorporating the former Royal Anthropological Institute library).
Historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world.
- Archives Unbound: Evangelism in Africa
Evangelism in Africa: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, 1835-1910 supports research in religious studies, African studies, women’s studies, international affairs and anthropology. Letters that served as reports from the field describe the indigenous peoples and cultures, tribal factionalism, cultural differences and mores, and the many problems and achievements of the work.
- Archives Unbound: Evangelism in India (Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Mission, 1833-1910)
The collection documents the Board of Foreign Missions’ tripartite ministry (Farukhabad, Punjab, and the West Indian missions) in India but also reflects the development of the modern Indian state in a broader sense. Reaction to foreigners and Protestant missionaries, discontent with British rule and the development of the Independence movement, and racial and internecine religious warfare between Hindu and Muslim populations are well documented.
- Archives Unbound: Global Missions and Theology
Documents the broad range of nineteenth century religious missionary activities, practices and thought in the United States by reproducing personal narratives, organizational records and biographies of leaders, missionaries and churches.
- Art in the Christian Tradition
The Art in the Christian Tradition (ACT) database is a freely available, regularly updated visual image internet resource. Designed for scholars, students, pastors, and religious educators, all of the images may be used for educational and/or religious non-profit purposes. Images are added regularly. There are currently 2966 images in the collection. The visual images in the ACT database represent the continuum of the practice of Christianity from the 1st century A.D. to the present.
- Asbury Bible Commentary
This is the first one-volume evangelical Wesleyan commentary on the entire Bible. Nearly 50 Wesleyan scholars collaborated on this landmark aid to pastors, Sunday school teachers, Bible study leaders, and college and seminary students.
- Asbury Scholar
A convenient interface through which our most popular databases can be searched collectively, providing access to full-text journal articles, dissertations and theses, ebooks, and abstracts in one location.
- Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
The Chicago Assyrian Dictionary provides more than lexical information alone. By presenting each word in a meaningful context, usually with a full and idiomatic translation, it recreates the cultural milieu and thus in many ways assumes the function of an encyclopedia. Its source material ranges in time from the third millennium b.c. to the first century a.d., and in geographic area from the Mediterranean Sea in the west to the Zagros Mountains in the east.
- ATLA CDRI
The Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative of the American Theological Library Association and Association of Theological Schools is a repository of digital resources contributed by member libraries. The creation of CDRI was made possible by a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation; it is now an ongoing ATLA program.
- ATLA Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative
The CDRI database provides access to digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography. The collections included in the database are described below.
- ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1
Presents more than 15,000 titles from the 13th Century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. The collection includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and other languages besides English, documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era. It provides an in-depth view of the way that the study of biblical languages emerged during the 19th century, an important foundation for today's study and understanding of biblical languages.
- ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2
Consists of nearly 15,000 titles published from 1894 through 1923. It presents a comprehensive picture of religion in America at the turn of the century. Subjects addressed include the conflict between religion and science, the growing interest in Eastern religions and other world religions, and significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans.
- ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
Combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. Uniquely features the ability to search for materials by scripture citation. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association. Instructions for searching by scripture citation: http://vimeo.com/70212114.
- Audiobook Collection
Access to our online collection of audiobooks.
- Australasian Digital Theses Program
Includes contributions from most Australian and New Zealand universities, with links to the home institution where the full text of the theses can be obtained either as a download or within the University Library.