Judaic Studies

Article Databases

ATLA Religion Database Key site [UCSD Only]
1949-present. Indexes journal articles, books and collected essays on all aspects of religious studies, from ancient history to the present, including social aspects of religious phenomena. Also useful for archaeology of the Levant.

Historical Abstracts Key site [UCSD Only]
1954-present. International database for research on history of all regions (except the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the current decade. For U.S. and Canada use America History and Life.

Index to Jewish Periodicals Key site [UCSD Only]
1988-present. A guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs.
Earlier years of index (1963-96) available in print.

Old Testament Abstracts Key site [UCSD Only]
1978-present. Abstracts, all written in English, cover works in many different languages: articles from more than 450 journals, plus monographs, multi-author books, and festschriften.

RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies Key site
1966-present. Lists articles in Jewish studies and the study of Israel compiled from thousands of periodicals and article collections: Hebrew, Yiddish, European languages. Several thousand full text articles included.

Academic Search Complete [UCSD Only]
Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.

America: History and Life [UCSD Only]
1964-present. International database for research on all periods of U.S. and Canadian history, including very recent years. Includes abstracts of journal articles and listings of books and dissertations. For rest of world use Historical Abstracts.

L'Annee Philologique (Database of Classical Bibliography)
1969-present. Citations to scholarly work in all languages concerning ancient Greek and Latin language and linguistics, Greek and Roman history,literature, philosophy, numismatics.

ATLASerials [UCSD Only]
Online collection of nearly 100 major religion and theology journals selected by leading scholars in the field. Dates of coverage vary; some as far back as 1924. Search by key words or browse journals by issue.

Ethnic NewsWatch [UCSD Only]
1960-present. Full text U.S. ethnic community newspapers, newsletters, magazines. Includes African-American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian-Pacific, European-American, Hispanic, Jewish, Native-American. Searchable in English and Spanish.

Felix Posen Bibliographic Project on Antisemitism
Databases of article, books and dissertations on antisemitism. Annotations are included after 1984. From the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies) [UCSD Only]
International index to journal articles published from 1984 to present in the humanities and social sciences, with special strength in religion, anthropology, history of art, literature, economics.

ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance [UCSD Only]
1990-present. Bibliography of journal articles on the Middle Ages and Renaissance, covering the period 400-1700

Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Browse or search bibliographies of articles, books, conference proceedings, images of scroll fragments; and links to other resource on the Dead Sea Scrolls and their era.

Orion Dead Sea Scrolls Bibliography
1995-present. Search for articles and books by keywords, author, language or date. Updated weekly.

Periodicals Archive Online [UCSD Only]
1665-2000. Full text of 1.4 million articles from 450 North American and European journals in arts, humanities, social sciences. 20 percent non-English.

Periodicals Index Online [UCSD Only]
1665-1995. Index to 16 million articles from 4,700 North American and European scholarly journals in arts, humanities, social sciences; 30 percent non-English language.

Web of Knowledge [UCSD Only]
1900-present. Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index. Major database indexes 10,000+ journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, & humanities, as well as conference proceedings.