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Full-Text Databases

Academic Search Complete on EbscoHost Restricted Resource Some full text available
Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.
JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available
JSTOR offers high-quality, interdisciplinary content to support scholarship and teaching. The JSTOR digital archive includes more than 1,500 leading academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.
ProjectMUSE Restricted Resource Some full text available
Project MUSE is a provider of digital humanities and social sciences content. Its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE books and journals, from leading university presses and scholarly societies, are fully integrated for search and discovery.
ProQuest Research Library Restricted Resource Some full text available
From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 5,060 titles (over 3,600 in full text) from 1971 forward.
SAGE Journals Online Restricted Resource Some full text available
Includes full-text access to more than 680 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine.
Wiley Online Library Restricted Resource Some full text available
Wiley Online Library a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals.

Electronic Journals

Annual Review of Anthropology Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
The Annual Review of Anthropology covers significant developments in the subfields of Anthropology, including archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics and communicative practices, regional studies and international anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology. (Impact factor: 2.23)
Ethics Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
Ethics is an international journal of moral, political, and legal philosophy. It publishes work from disciplines that have a normative dimension, including philosophy, law, economics, and social and political theory. (Impact factor: 0.93)
Journal of Biblical literature Restricted Resource Some full text available
Published for and by the Society of Biblical Literature, this journal includes articles, critical notes, reviews and lists of recently published books on all aspects of Biblical literature.
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion Restricted Resource Some full text available
The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, the oldest interdisciplinary, inter-religious feminist academic journal in religious studies, is a channel for the publication of feminist scholarship in religion and a forum for discussion and dialogue among women and men of differing feminist perspectives. The journal has two parents: the academy, in which it is situated, and the feminist movement, from which it draws its nourishment and vision.
Middle East Journal Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
The Journal provides original and objective research and analysis, as well as source material, on the area from Morocco to Pakistan and including Central Asia. The Journal provides the background necessary for an understanding and appreciation of the region's political and economic development, cultural heritage, ethnic and religious diversity. (Impact factor: 0.69)
Philosophical Quarterly Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
The Philosophical Quarterly is one of the most highly regarded and established academic journals in philosophy. In an age of increasing specialism it remains committed to publishing high-quality articles from leading international scholars across the range of philosophical study.
Philosophy of Science Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
Philosophy of Science, along with its sponsoring society, The Philosophy of Science Association, is dedicated to the furthering of studies and free discussion from diverse standpoints in the philosophy of science. The journal contains essays, discussion articles, and book reviews. (Impact factor: 0.55)
Social Philosophy & Policy Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
Social Philosophy and Policy is an interdisciplinary journal with an emphasis on the philosophical underpinnings of enduring social policy debates. The issues are thematic in format examining a specific area of concern with contributions from scholars in philosophy economics political science and law. (Impact factor: 0.30)
The Journal of Religious Thought Restricted Resource Some full text available
Published by the Howard School of Divinity, The Journal of Religious Thought, seeks to advance knowledge and share the results of scholarship in the field of religion, focusing on issues that variously pertain to ministry of the black church and related aspects of the black religious experience.

Abstract & Index Databases

Google Scholar Unrestricted Resource
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
Philosopher's Index Restricted Resource
The Philosopher's Index, produced by the Philosopher's Information Center, is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. The Philosopher's Index, considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject, features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews.


Brill Ebooks Restricted Resource Some full text available
Brill offers a number of E-Book Collections in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Mills has access to over 2000 titles in the areas of Asian Studies, Biblical Studies, Ancient Near East and Early Christianity, Classical Studies, Middle East and Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Theology and Philosophy.
ProQuest Ebook Central Restricted Resource Some full text available
ProQuest Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary) provides access to more than 70,000 e-books from over 500 publishers. Covers a broad group of subject areas including business and economics, computing, education, engineering, history, political science, humanities, area studies, literature, linguistics, law, life sciences, psychology, social work, sociology, religion, classics, and philosophy.

Reference Material

Gale eBooks Restricted Resource
Gale eBooks is a collection of full-text electronic resources in multiple disciplines. Some of the subjects covered in this collection include arts, literature, business, and science.

Open Access

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender, and Class Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
The University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class is an open-access journal that provides a forum for academics, judges, and practitioners to engage in a scholarly discussion of legal issues pertaining to race, religion, gender and class. The Journal is dedicated to fostering intellectual discourse on issues at the intersection of public policy and the law, as well as analyzing the effects of law, policy and judicial decision on different religious, racial, ethnic, economic and social groups.

Web Sites

Excelsior Online Writing Lab (OWL) Unrestricted Resource
200 open source resources including writing and teaching writing, research, grammar and mechanics, and style guides.
New Books in Religious Studies
New Books in Philosophy
Dewey Classification of Religion
220s - Bible
230-280s - Christianity
294.3 - Buddhism
294.5 - Hinduism
294.6 - Sikhism
296 - Judaism
297 - Islam
297.9 - Baha'i Faith
299.514 - Taoism
299.936 - Scientology
299.94 - Modern Paganism, Neopaganism, Wicca

For more information or detail see the Religious Studies (200s) handout, Dewey Religion, or WebDewey 200s.
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