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.
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.
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.
"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."
Comprehensive, scholarly online encyclopedia with articles on religion, history, politics, culture, biography, and more. Best viewed with Mozilla Firefox. See help screens for directions to download fonts for other browsers.
Covers all significant religious denominations and movements in North America, from early European settlement to present day. Includes religious life of indigenous peoples and the relationship of political, social, economic, and cultural spheres
Collection of 90 books and pamphlets published between 1800-1899, documenting religious missions in the U.S. and elsewhere, with particular emphasis on missionary activities among Native Americans and African Americans.
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.
A comprehensive database of humanities content, providing full text for hundreds of journals, books, and other published sources from around the world, much of which is not found in other databases. This online resource provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, full text for more than 890 journals, and contains more than 2.47 million records. Major subject areas include literature, philosophy, the arts, history, culture, and multi-disciplinary humanities titles, with world-wide content pertaining to literary, scholarly, and creative thought.
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+)
Search by subject or browse full text of more than 2000 titles, predominantly 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 often not included.
From April 1, 2015, the UC San Diego Library has arranged for a two-year trial period of over 26,000 videos available through Kanopy. The videos come from leading producers such as the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber and PBS, with more content added each year. Many of the films are from independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films. Use is limited to currently enrolled UCSD students, employees, and faculty, staff. Faculty may screen these films in the classroom and they may also be used across campus to non-paying audiences, such as organizations and clubs, training, and in residence life.
Biographical information about the lives, cults, relationships through patronage, and artistic associations of more than 1000 Christian saints. Entries include bibliographical references to related works.
Covers more than 3000 years of Jewish religious thought, custom, law, and practice, from traditional approaches to Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist and post-denominational. Brief definitions and longer essays, all supplemented with bibliographies
Covers the entire range of religious and social changes that altered the face of Europe in the sixteenth century, encompassing not only issues of church polity and theology but also developments in politics, economics, demographics, art and literature.
1802-1995. Full text of 1.4 million articles from 450 North American and European journals in arts, humanities, social sciences. 20 percent non-English. Represents about 10 percent of journals included in Periodicals Index Online
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 fulltext articles included.
(NOT AVAILABLE via IE; use Firefox, Safari, or Chrome.) An online collection of Tibetan-language texts, including literature, religious works, and writings on other topics such as medicine. Searchable database of people, places, and topics.
Overview articles on Chinese religion by historical time period, religious tradition (including Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and popular religions). Also includes lengthy introductions to broad topics such as religious text, ritual, gender and religion, etc.