Biblical Studies and Contemporary
Links to some of the library resources listed below will not work when this page is accessed from off campus. To use these resources, please go to the Library Web Page, where you can connect to Articles and Databases, Reference Sources, and Electronic Journals and Newspapers after providing your Elmhurst College technology account login and password. This account login and password are also used for Blackboard. If you do not know your E.C. login and password, please see Computer Services, Room 107 CSTC.
Books and Videos
Use Illinet Online to find books and/or videos about your topic. Use "Browse Subject" to find topics most easily. Type in your topic and submit your search.
To find Scripture criticism, commentary, other information, try searches like these:
To find information on people and ideas in the Bible, try searches such as these:
Items that are not available at Elmhurst but appear in
the catalog may be requested directly in Illinet
Online. Choose "All ILCSO Libraries" for your starting location;
please ask a librarian if you need assistance. Items not available through Illinet
may be ordered through our online Interlibrary
Loan book request form.
Articles and Databases
|ATLA Religion Database||An international database covering Biblical studies,
world religions, Church history, and religious perspectives on social
issues. Covers articles in periodicals as well as books, from 1949 to
the present. For helpful hints on searching for scripture references,
The full text of over 60 religious studies journals is available in ATLA as part of the ATLA Serials project (ATLAS).
|Academic Search Elite||A general database that has limited coverage of theology topics. The database contains both scholarly and popular journal sources, many in full text. Be sure to evaluate the sources in these databases before using them.|
|Periodical Abstracts||A general database with information on a wide range of subjects including business, current affairs, economics, literature, psychology, religion, and women's studies from general and academic journals, many in full text. Be sure to evaluate the sources in these databases before using them.|
|Lexis-Nexis Academic||Use this database to find information on current news topics by searching the News section (see especially General News and World News). Reference information on different countries is also available by searching Reference, then Country Profiles.|
Use Illinet Online to determine if the library owns the journal in print or microfilm, and check Alphabetical List of Journals and Magazines Available Online for electronic access to journals. If the article you seek is unavailable from these sources, please request it through our online Interlibrary Loan article request form.
Internet Resources for Biblical Study
Search Engines/Online Guides
Created on 2 September 1999 and last
updated on 30 September 2003
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