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Religion Theology Ecumenics


Subject Librarian

Clíona Ní Shúilleabháin

Office Location: Fourth Floor, Ussher Library

Telephone: +353 1 8962985

E-mail Clíona

School of Religion

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Subject Librarian Recommends...

2019: Some of our newly purchased Ebook titles from Fortress Press.

For more Ebook titles, please check the Library 'Stella' system.

Full list of 23, Fortress Press, recently purchased ebook titles here, on the ProQuest Ebook Central platform (the platform holding the majority of the Library's purchased ebooks)
These can be read on and off campus. Off campus, you must go through the Library Stella system, find the book by title, and click on the link. You will then be recognised as being TCD-affiliated.

The below titles are linked to their Stella records:


  • TCD (E-Books and E-Journals): Databases for Religions & Theology (c30 subscription databases)
  • List of 350+ TCD subscription Databases (ejournal, e-book)
  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
    • Subject Area: Multidisciplinary
    • Abstracting and Indexing database: 26,000+ publications; journals, books, conferences
    • Full Text: 8,500+ journals
  • ATLA Religion Database (EBSCO)
    • Subject Area: Religion & Philosophy
    • Bibliographic database: ATLA Religion: 1746+ journals indexed
    • Full Text: ATLASerials: 325+ full text journals in the database
    • Coverage: 1949- . Retrospective indexing for several journal issues back to 19th century.
    • EBSCOhost platform.
    • For help, see ATLA tutorials on YouTube
  • Empire Online (Adam Matthew Publications)
    • Subject Area: History; Religion
    • Indexes and Full Text
    • A collection of primary source documents, covering five centuries, from the explorations of Columbus to de-colonisation in the second half of the twentieth century and debates over American Imperialism. Material includes: Exploration journals and logs; Letter books and correspondence; Periodicals; Official Government Papers; Slave Papers; Traditional; folk tales; Maps.
    • Section IV (of V): Religion & Empire. Thematic Essays (relate directly to the source material in Empire Online)
  • Index Islamicus (Brill)
    • Subject Area: Religion & Philosophy
    • Bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world, on Brill Online platform
  • The index of Medieval art, (formerly the Index of Christian Art) (Princeton University)
    • Subject Area: Art, History
    • Indexing database
    • Indexes materials on Early Christian and Medieval Iconography. Originally, it was limited to cataloguing religious themes and subjects in early Christian art up to 700 C.E. Now, both religious and secular imagery, including Jewish and Islamic works, from the first centuries of the Common Era until the sixteenth century, are included. 17 different media are represented including manuscripts, metalwork, sculpture, painting, glass, etc. It can be searched by artist's name, title of work, medium, provenance and there are extensive bibliographic citations.
  • LION
    • Subject Area: English, American literature; literary sites; subscription to large collections, e.g. King James Bible (1611), and W.B. Yeats Collection (1885-1995).
    • Full text
    • Texts of 355,000+ literary works with a vast library of criticism and reference resources; updated about 9 times a year
  • Oxford Bibliographies Online (Oxford)
    • Bibliographic database. 3 of 5 subscription modules:
      • Biblical studies
      • Islamic studies
      • Jewish studies
  • ProQuest Social Science Premium Collection
    • Subject Area: Social Sciences and Philosophy
    • Abstracting, Indexing and some Full Text
    • Over 3,182 titles, covering international literature in social sciences, politics, public policy,sociology, social work, anthropology, criminology, linguistics, library science and education
  • RASCAL (Queen's University Belfast)
    • Subject Area: Research and Special Collections
    • RASCAL (Research And Special Collections Available Locally) allows you to search and browse information about the wide range of Humanities and Social Sciences' research and special collections held in libraries, museums and archives on the island of Ireland.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
    • Subject Area: Religion & Philosophy
    • Bibliographic and some full text.
    • Full Text: 300+ full text journals in the database
    • Coverage: varies according to journal title. Retrospective indexing for several journals, with full text for more recent volumes.
    • Topics: world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy
    • EBSCOhost platform.

Ebooks (Electronic books, full text)

EJournals (Online journals) (selection, full text.

(For more journal titles, both EJournals and Print, check the Library Stella system)

  • Biblical Archaelogy Society Online Archive (3 Full Text journals)
    • Archaeology Odyssey
    • Biblical Archaeology Review
    • Bible Review
  • Journal of Medieval Monastic Studies
  • (2012-current issue)
    • Coverage 2012-current issue.
    • Available both ON and OFF campus, using this link.

    Other Resources

    Referencing Software