ATLAS Serials is an online full-text collection of major religion and theology journals used by libraries, librarians, scholars, students, and religious leaders.Journals are selected for inclusion according to their scholarly merit and scope. ATLASerials includes the full text of over 300 journals, many of which go back to volume one, issue one. Materials covered include: Bible, archaeology, and antiquities; human culture and society; church history, mission, and ecumenism; pastoral ministry; world religions and religious studies; theology, philosophy, and ethics.
The JSTOR Religion & Theology Collection covers the history and philosophy of religious thought spanning traditions, periods, and critical approaches. The collection contains more than 80 titles, drawn exclusively from existing JSTOR Arts & Sciences collections. It supports religious studies research as well as scholarship in archaeology, literature, philosophy, and more.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
A comprehensive reference work on the Bible and its reception, which covers biblical and religious topics as well as their reception in an array of religious, cultural and academic disciplines and fields
eRead Illinois offers access to Axis360 a digital media circulation platform. You can select from thousands of e-books and audio books and download them to any device. Users will need to select one of the appropriate apps to access materials. CTS students, faculty and staff can login using the following: cts + the ID number on the front of your CTS ID card (example: cts7654321).
The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion. Founded as the American Religion Data Archive in 1997 and going online in 1998, the initial archive was targeted at researchers interested in American religion. The targeted audience and the data collection have both greatly expanded since 1998, now including American and international collections and developing features for educators, journalists, religious congregations, and researchers. Data included in the ARDA are submitted by the foremost religion scholars and research centers in the world.