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.

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.

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.

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.

Google Scholar
Search for scholarly publications across disciplines & sources: articles, theses, books, and more, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities etc. Use Scholar Preferences option for UC-eLinks.

Index Islamicus [UCSD Only]
Index of European-language publications on Islam, the Middle East, and the Muslim world. Includes journal articles and book chapters published since 1906. Also includes books (1976+), and book reviews (1992+).

Index to Jewish Periodicals [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

Search by subject or browse full text of more than 500 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years not included.

Old Testament Abstracts [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.

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.

Project Muse: Scholarly Journals Online [UCSD Only]
Search by subject or browse full text of scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences and mathematics. Coverage begins 1995 or later, depending on the publication.

RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
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.