The RTC Library offers students and staff access to two online journal databases both of which can be accessed through EBSCOHost. The databases include:

  • ATLA Religion database with ATLASerials
  • EBSCO Religion & Philosophy Collection

For access to these databases and for additional online journal subscriptions provided through the RTC Library please contact the librarian.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials*


Combining the premier index of journal articles, book reviews and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA’s online collection of major religion and theology journals, this database provides:

  • Full text for more than 442,300 electronic articles and book review from 230 journals selected by leading religion scholars
  • More than 1.75 million article citations from over 1,700 journals (578 currently indexed)
  • Additional content including essay citations from multi-author works, review citations and a growing number of multimedia citations  

This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.

EBSCO Religion & Philosophy Collection*

This resource is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies, providing a comprehensive full-text source of content as it pertains to the topics related to and discussed in disciplines of religion and philosophy.

Expansive Coverage and Content

With hundreds of full-text, scholarly journals, this resource provides an in-depth collection of resources covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection provides coverage of key theological and philosophical resources spanning over 100 years.

additional subscriptions

The RTC Library also subscribes to additional online journals including Banner of Truth and the Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society.

highly recommended resource:

National and state libraries within Australia and New Zealand offer a wonderful service which includes the provision of an excellent range of databases containing access to online journals including Proquest and JSTOR databases. Membership is free if you meet the membership qualifications, and is a great way to further enhance your study. For more information please see our guide here.

Open Access Online Journals

The following consists of a small collection of open access online journals: