Online Databases with E-Journals
The PThU Library subscribes to a large number of national and international journals in various languages as well as a number of electronic databases. Access these research databases below (journal article abstracts and more than 400 full-text journals) via Studentnet.
- Use your VUnetID (=username) and password and click on 'inloggen'.
- Go to ‘International students’, then ‘Library’.
Contact the librarian for information and support.
- Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials PLUS
- Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials
- Old Testament Abstracts Online
- New Testament Abstracts Online
- Religion and Philosophy collection
- Index to Jewish Periodicals
- eBook Religion Collection
- eBook Academic Collection ( > 195.000 ebooks free trial until 31 July 2020)
Other online resources
Tip! Also use:
- Index Theologicus (International bibliography of theology and religious studies)
- Open Access Digital Theological Library
- Google Scholar
- Internet Archive (20,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts. There is also a collection of 1.3 million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account)
- NARCIS (Scholarly information in the Netherlands > 2.000.000 publications)
- DELPHER (Dutch newspapers, journals and books)
- Open Access theses and dissertations
- DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books)
- OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks)
- Academia.edu (Theology)
- Hebrew Books ( > 50,000 Classical Hebrew Books for free download)
- HathiTrust Digital Library (millions of books online)
- Theology on the Web ( > 40,000 articles free download)
- JSTOR and ArtStor (Open and free content)
- Library of Congress (Open access books)
- DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
- How to get a PDF? (Overview of possible alternatives to get a pdf of the full-text of scientific papers)
Online full-text collections
All titles can be found in the Library catalogue WorldCat Discovery.
- The Digital Karl Barth Library (read more about the Karl Barth Library)
- The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts
- Twentieth Century Religious Thought. Vol. I: Christianity