African Studies Centre Catalogue - indexes 90,000 books and 2,0000 journals in the humanities and social sciences covering North and Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as government reports, African newspapers and films. Note in Advanced Search can limit to "Online resources" (free full-text)
African Women's Bibliographic Databases - "This English language database contains over 22,000 citations from 1986 to current. The database indexes six
types of materials: books and government documents; articles appearing in edited books; periodical and
journal articles; Masters theses and Ph.D. dissertations as well as a few B.A. theses and honors papers;
conference papers; and videocassettes. "
Akademiai Kiado - search the 60 journals published by this press including: Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae.
AnthroSource - index to publications produced by the American Anthropological Association. Excellent resource for Anthropology and Religion, especially for study of religion in non-western cultures
British Library Direct - Can search the titles and authors of over 42 million book and article requested at the British Library. Only need to register/login when want to order a document. Only very basic searching.
CAIRN - 69,000 articles since 2001 in over 200 french language journals in the humanities and social sciences
Central and East European Online Library - You can search
from 184 humanities and social science journals, electronic books and re-digitized documents pertaining to Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European topics." While some fulltext is free, you need need a subscription or to pay download fee to view the full-text of many of the articles.
Find NZ Articles - access to articles from New Zeanland newspapers and journals. Excellent resource for material on Maori religion.
Journal TOCs -" is the largest free collection of scholarly journals Tables of Contents (TOCs). It contains recent tables of content for over 25,000 journals (including over 8.000 Open Access journals.Can search by keyword or browse journals by title.
JURN - "acurated academic search-engine, indexing 3,426 free ejournals in the arts & humanities"
Persee : the website for scientific journals in social and human sciences,
established by the French Ministry of State Education, Higher Education and
Research - provides full-text of the articles.
Propylaeum, die Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Altertumswissenschaften - Specialized portal that was developed for eight areas of Classical Studies: Egyptology, Ancient History, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Byzantine Studies, Classical Archaeology, Classics, Central and Latin Philology and Pre-and Early History. Index to books and essays dealing with Classical Studies.
RACO - Index to over 400 Catalan journals available open access - provides links to fulltext of articles
Refdoc.fr - index to over 54 million references to articles, books and conference proceedings.
Research in Ministry Online (RIM Online) -indexes theses from over 100 DMin, DMiss and DEdMin programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools. Searchable by keyword, author, title, subject and institution.
Social Science Research Network - index to fulltext documents. Over 36,000 papers in the Humanites, including many documents on aspects of religious studies - SSRN is " devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research"
Sudoc - " The « Système Universitaire de Documentation » (Sudoc) catalogue is a French collective catalogue created by Higher Educational and Research libraries and resource centres. There are nearly 9 million bibliographic records in this catalogue describing all kinds of document (books, dissertations, reviews, electronic resources, audio-visual documents, microfiches, maps, scores, manuscripts and very old books.)
Lastly, Sudocs mission is to list all dissertations/theses produced in France. "
Theoldi - Index to Theological and Interdisciplinary literature produced by the School of Theology at the University of Innsbruck - includes Biblical Literature, Systematic and Fundamental theology, Canon law, and Girard Documentation.
Biblical Bibliography of Lausanne - database of articles, books and collected works. Can search by keyword, subject, author, biblical reference, theme and Greek and Hebrew terms.
Biblical Studies.org - index to a wide variety of journal articles, links to freely available full-text for over 20,000 articles
Bibliothèque diocésaine de Quimper et Léon - this library catalogue provides an index to books and journal articles on biblical studies and catholic theology. While some of the citations are to English language material, the majority are in French.
BILDI - extensive index toBiblical Studies material - indexes 90 journals completely, selectively indexes over 500 other journals and includes articles in collected works and Festschriften
Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Integrated Database - index to books, articles, book sections as well as photos, museum and archival resources. Good source to locate research resources on Ancient Near Eastern religions (Egyptian, Zoarastianism etc.), Biblical Studies and early Christianity, and early history of Islam and Judaism.
Bibliothèque diocésaine de Quimper et Léon - index to books and journal articles on biblical studies and catholic theology. While some of the citations are to English language material, the majority are in French.
Chinese Christian Texts Database - created by Ad Dudink & Nicolas Standaert, " The Chinese Christian Texts Database (CCT-Database) is a research database of primary and secondary sources concerning the cultural contacts between China and Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (from 1582 to ca. 1840). The cultural contacts comprise documents in the various fields of cultural interaction: religion, philosophy, science, art, etc. " References for primary works contain description of content, lists of translations or secondary sources, and notes on facsimile editions and information on the author.
GlobeTheoLib and GlobeEthics Lib - extensive digitial library of books and journals on theology and on ethics (political, bioethics, legal, religious, media etc.) worldwide. Most of the identified books and journals articles are freely available
Hagiography Database - Great tool to aid the study of writings about saints and their posthumous cults. 119 saints of the 8th to 10th c are included in this database which contains information from the Greek vitae and martyria, collections of miracles and notices from the Synaxarion of Constantinople. Provides searching of the Greek vitae of the saints by keyword or by category such as medicine, monasticism etc.. Link to the Greek text is provided for most of the saints.
Library of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada Database - index to
Consultative Council resolutions from 1971 to 2005,
Conference resolutions from 1867 to 1998,
official statements from the Anglican Church of Canada,
books in the
Church House Library (added since 1989) and
more than 34,000
articles indexed from newspapers, journals, magazines and newsletters received
by Church House Library (since 1989).
Missionary Periodicals Database - " The database aims to record all periodicals on foreign missions published in
Britain, between the eighteenth century and the 1960s, by missionary societies
and commercial publishers, giving full bibliographical details, information on
contents and locations."
19th century Mormon Article Newspaper Index - " bibliography of newspaper articles which deal in some way with the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Mormons, or with the territory or state
of Utah found in national newspapers between 1831–1900. The database inventories nearly 5800 articles" - from the BYU digital collections - includes full-text of the articles.
19th Century Publications about the Book of Mormon - " Published literature relating to the book that appeared during the Prophet
Joseph Smith's lifetime is one of the best historical windows for understanding
how this ancient American scripture was interpreted, used, and understood by
early readers" - from the BYU digital collections
Theoldi - Index to Theological and Interdisciplinary literature produced by the School of Theology at the University of Innsbruck. Covers Biblical Literature BILDI, Systematic and Fundamental theology KALDI, Canon law, and Girard Documentation MIMESIS.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons)
Studies in Mormon History - compiled by James B. Allen, BYU Professor of History emeritus, and J. Michael Hunter of the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University " This database includes citations to articles, books, theses, and Ph.D. dissertations dealing with the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, written from the time of its inception in 1830 to the present. It is intended to be comprehensive, but does not include highly pejorative works, though it does include controversial works that still have historical substance or interest. "
Eurislam - "publications concerning the current situation, in contemporary Europe in a wide sense, of Islam as a religion (beliefs and religious practices, religious sensibilities) and of Muslims as a diversified group of population (Muslim immigration, institutions, public regulation). The database contains press articles, books, book sections, study or investigation reports, theses, grey literature." 4,500 references - not fulltext links. Currently not regularly updated
MENALIB: The Middle East Virtual Library - "provides access to electronic fulltext materials or electronic bibliographical records of printed materials and manuscripts" . Searches a number of European Middle Eastern research institutes including German Institue of Global and Area Studies, the Zentrum Moderner Orient and the ULB Halle.
MENADOC- collects and indexes freely available publications on the Middle East and Islam
AIATSIS - listing of books and articles about the cultures and lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Bibliographie Papyrologique (BP) - index to articles on papyrology and the society and history of the Graeco-Roman world, includes documents in Demotic, Coptic and Aratic from Alexander's conquest to 11th cent CE