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Subscribed Databases

GDTL is a comprehensive resource on religious studies and related subjects. It contains more than 300,000 books, 15 million articles, 11,000 journals, and research aids. 

A digital online library focusing on the delivery of academic, professional, and non-fiction eBooks with currently over 900,000 titles on collection.

An ebook lending platform offering content across all subject areas with a growing collection of more than 200,0000 titles from major publishers worldwide.

IGSL Library catalog with more than 32,000 books on collection plus access to the electronic versions of books if available.

Don't know the username and password? Send a request to us! (For IGSL students, faculty, and staff only).

Databases and Portals to Open-access Databases

The mission of the program is a publication of open-access works on subjects at the intersection of librarianship and religious and theological studies that potentially impact libraries. 

Bloomsbury Collections delivers instant access to quality research and provides libraries with a flexible way to build eBook collections across the humanities and social sciences.

One of the largest Open Access publishers in the Humanities and Social Sciences, offering articles, books, or book chapters in Open Access with a Creative Commons license.

DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open-access books and helps users to find trusted open-access book publishers. 

Contains over 16 500 peer-reviewed open-access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

With a growing collection of Open Access journals cover topical areas in sustainability and security studies, and offer broad coverage in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

A University of California Press Open Access monograph publishing program. It will make the digital edition of scholarly monographs available free of charge to anyone around the world. (About)...

Publish high-quality open-access academic and research publications and ensure they are accessible and discoverable.

An open-access repository of books, journal articles, research papers, and other publications produced by Filipino social science researchers.

The first provider of free electronic books. Michael Hart (founder) invented eBooks in 1971 and his memory continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related content today.

A repository for preprints devoted to the rapid dissemination of scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities and more.

Open access (OA) books and chapters across a wide range of areas in science, technology, medicine (STM), and humanities and social sciences (HSS).

A platform with eBooks in different disciplines. Currently contains more than 2000 open-access ebooks mostly about humanities and social science.

Google custom search engine that searches open access religious periodicals including both peer-reviewed and non-refereed titles covering all Christian traditions and other religions.

Offers monographs in open-access editions, primarily on humanities and social science scholarship on the web, and opens up knowledge to a truly global readership. (About)...

Tyndale Library portals for Open Access (OA) resources - scholarly literature that is freely available online. Users can filter by subject (Biblical Studies, Missions, Theology, etc.)

Biblical Studies - Open Access

An e-newsletter that features contributions from diverse academics, debates about current developments from the field, and links to news and resources about Ancient Near East.

An open-access Bible atlas by Zaine Ridling, Ph.D. under Access Foundation.

A peer-reviewed exploratory and innovative online scholarly journal that explores the intersections between critical theory, understood in the broad sense, and biblical studies.

This site uses Google Earth to identify every place mentioned in the Bible.

A digitized virtual library of the Dead Sea Scrolls is presented by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).

Luther Seminary provides these guides to each book of the Bible, including outlines, themes, and background information as well as descriptions of relevant time periods.

Provides online access to the full texts of the Greek New Testament (NA28 and UBS GNT5), Biblia Sacra Vulgata, Septuaguinta (LXX) and the Hebrew Bible (BHS).

A peer-reviewed, open-access journal dedicated to publishing cutting-edge articles that embody interdisciplinary, social justice-oriented, feminist, queer, and innovative biblical scholarship.

A peer-reviewed electronic journal dedicated to the study of Jewish and Christian biblical texts to provide informative and timely reviews of books in the field of biblical textual criticism. 

Intends to promote the hermeneutical approach to the study of the Scriptures generally known as Inductive Biblical Studies.

The annual journal of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies. Each issue contains articles, book reviews, notices of recent dissertations, and society information.

A peer-reviewed journal related to the study of the Old Testament is covered: philological/linguistic studies, historical-critical studies, archaeological studies, socio-historical studies, and many more.

Open Access Database
Education - Open Access

A peer-reviewed journal about all aspects of education that are informed by the idea of complexity (in its technical, applied, philosophical, theoretical, or narrative manifestations)

ERIC is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information.

A double-blind peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of English Language Teaching.

A peer-reviewed journal based in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina, in Saskatchewan, Canada.

A double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal about education method, policy, development, leadership, educational technology and psychology, cross-cultural education, among others.

A peer-reviewed journal that publishes research outcomes relevant to organizational issues in education from a multidisciplinary perspective (management, psychology, pedagogy, history, sociology, politics, economy, law).

Aims to highlight the dynamics of research practice, as it unfolds in the life of a researcher, in the growth and decline of a field, and in relation to a changing social and institutional environment.

A peer-reviewed journal that seeks manuscripts that provide a critical examination of education, and publishes original research that contributes to questions in teaching and learning.

Seeks to bring together an international community of scholars exploring the topic of unschooling and alternative learning, which espouses learner-centered democratic approaches to learning.

A peer-reviewed journal whose main emphasis is on issues related to the nature, function, and use of language and literacy in both formal and informal educational contexts and across the lifespan.

A peer-reviewed journal that links theory and practice and is built upon the principles of partnership, collaboration, inclusion, and attention to multiple perspectives and voices.

MJE promotes an international, multidisciplinary discussion of issues in the field of educational research, theory, and practice. 

Intercultural Studies - Open Access

The official [peer-reviewed] publication of the Ugnayang Pang-Aghamtao, Inc. (UGAT), the Anthropological Association of the Philippines. All submissions undergo a double-blind peer review process. 

Offers theological essays and book reviews on a wide spectrum of theological literature, and exegetical and homiletical resources for mission, ministry, and theological growth.

A report on Christianity and Western ministry in the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe--as a service to both the church and academia.

A quarterly publication of contributions from international researchers, practitioners, and scholars who have a global perspective.

A collection of missionary biographies, reports, sermons, and theologies provides a rich resource for mission studies maintained by University of Boston School of Theology.

A peer-review academic publication intended for professors and researchers interested in the study of religions and ideologies.

An academic, peer-reviewed publication of the University of Virginia. from a network of Jewish, Christian and Muslim scholars promoting religious readings of scriptures within the Academy.

The official journal of APNTS. The name of this journal describes well the theme at APNTS of “Bridging Cultures for Christ,” based on 1 Timothy 2:5, the seminary’s theme verse.

A bi-monthly magazine of Frontier Ventures providing innovative insights on a wide range of topics from the most creative minds and well-known thought leaders in missiology.

A magazine of faith, culture, and politics with a mission to inspire hope and action by articulating the biblical call to racial and social justice, life and peace, and environmental stewardship.

Leadership Studies - Open Access

A globally-minded evangelical magazine founded by Billy Graham in 1956 that provides thoughtful, biblical perspectives on the news and ideas of our day.

A peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Academy of Homiletics with scholarly forum in homiletics and a review of publications in religious communication.

A double-blind peer-reviewed journal devoted to theoretical and empirical research concerning organizational behavior & psychology, and managers' leadership tactics and consequences.

A peer-reviewed, open-access journal dedicated to publishing cutting-edge articles that embody interdisciplinarily, social justice-oriented, feminist, queer, and innovative biblical scholarship.

A refereed scholarly journal that aims to provide a forum for international research and exploration of leadership studies focused on the Hebrew and Christian scriptures.

The latest scholarship on Christian family counseling and faith development published bi-anually by The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Center for Christian Family Ministry.

A double-blind, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, academic journal from Utah Valley University, that addresses ideas, theories, and issues of leadership. 

A social-science scholarly journal by Elsevier dedicated to advancing our understanding of leadership as a phenomenon, how to study it, as well as its practical implications.

A social-science journal dedicated to advancing our understanding of leadership as a phenomenon, how to study it, as well as its practical implications.

An electronic and print journal that seeks to provide pastors, educators, and interested lay persons with the fruits of theological, biblical, and professional studies in an accessible form.

An international peer-reviewed scholarly open-access journal founded in 2007 with expertise in the field of peace, conflict, and justice studies.

A peer-reviewed journal that publishes research, reflections, and other scholarly work on public administration and governance within and outside the Philippines.

A double-blind peer-review journal published by Örebro School of Theology, Norwegian School of Leadership and Theology, and Ansgar University College that publishes articles in the field of leadership and theology.

A quarterly journal of theology, published by the faculty of Luther Seminary, that is meant for readers who are concerned for Christian ministry in and to the world. 

Provided by the Center for Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary, resources and insights on the craft of preaching, and recommendations for all things related to the preaching life.

Theology - Open Access

The annual refereed journal of the International Institute for Hermeneutics (IIH). It provides an intellectual forum for interdisciplinary, inter-religious, and international hermeneutic research.

A peer-reviewed journal that relates the Gospel to cultural, historical, and religious situation, and studies problems related to the teaching of theology and aims of theological education in Asia.

A digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education. 

Provide resources for understanding and responding in a faithful Christian manner to moral and ethical issues that are of concern to contemporary Christians, to the church, and to society.

Presents a basic timeline of major figures and events in church history.

Aims to provide scholars with a set of instruments of research on Thomas Aquinas, including a full edition of Aquinas' complete works, a bibliography, and an index.

Provides translations of and commentary on Christian texts composed before the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD, including the New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, and others.

Carries articles that address philosophical issues from a Christian perspective, discussions of philosophical issues which arise within Christian faith.

Promotes and stores research tools and texts for the study of the Church and its environment in the Fourth Century.

Database of digital books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th centuries).

The Digital Commons Network provides free access to full-text scholarly articles and other research from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. 

An international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open-access journal on religions and theology, published monthly online by Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI).

A peer-reviewed journal that responds to the need for a rigorous, in-depth review of current work in the expanding sub-discipline of the anthropology of religion. 

A digital library of over 150,000 resources on theology and religion. Contains books, journals, audio recordings, photographs, manuscripts, and other formats dating from 975 C.E. to the present.

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