Religion

Subject Librarian
email Gerald Burke

emailgburke@albany.edu
phone(518) 442-3592
location_onUniversity Library: LI-305

Key Databases

Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) Library

Archives of editorial contents of selected journals and books published by the Biblical Archaeology Society, including all artwork.

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Coverage:
1975 +
Updated:
Varies with the publication
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Atla Historical Monographs Collection

The ATLA Historical Monographs Collection includes two series that provide access to more than 29,000 titles focused on religion and theology. The majority of content dates from the 19th and early 20th centuries, a time of great doctrinal, social and organizational upheaval in American culture, making this collection an invaluable resource for scholars seeking to understand not only religious thought during this time period, but the general social, political and economic transformation of the country as well. User guide/tutorialIncludes Series 1 & 2.

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Coverage:
13th Century through 1922
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
JSTOR

Image backfiles of journals in humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Includes the following collections: Arts & Sciences I through X, Arts & Sciences XII; Life Sciences, Iberoamerica and JSTOR Asia collection. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
WorldCat Classic

Collection of all the FirstSearch databases subscribed to by the University Libraries including ArticleFirst, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst, World Almanac, WorldCat, and some subject databases.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

Digital Dictionary of Buddhism

A compilation of Chinese ideograph-based terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Humanities Source

Humanities Source provides full text plus abstracts and bibliographic indexing for the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities. Includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, book reviews, reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, and much more. Humanities Source is a valuable collection for students, researchers, and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities. Full text for over 1,520 journals. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1907 - Present
Updated:
continually
Fulltext:
Yes, selected.
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Project MUSE

400 Scholarly journals in literature humanities, social sciences, mathematics, cultural and gender studies from Johns Hopkins University Press. The journal list is available for browsing.

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Coverage:
1993 +
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Religion & Philosophy Collection (no longer available)

Containing nearly 300 full-text journal s, this database covers topics such as world religious, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. User guide/tutorial

Coverage:
varies with individual titles
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
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