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Academic OneFile
Provides the full text of over 42 million scholarly articles in the humanities, social sciences, science and technology.

African American Studies Center
A growing collection of over 10,000 full text articles in African American Studies, from Oxford University Press.

Alexander Street Press Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy [Trial Subscription]
The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy is the definitive streaming video collection of the very latest in research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology. The collection contains contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops from renowned researchers and clinicians, such as Donald Meichenbaum, Daniel Amen, and Jon Kabat-Zinn. Much like traditional, text-based academic journals, The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy will provide the most up-to-date content in counseling and psychology with a focus on studies, trends, techniques, and outcomes all added to the collection the same year they are filmed.

Anthropological Index Online [Open Access]
An index to several hundred current periodicals received by the AnthropologyLibrary at the Centre for Anthropology, The British Museum.

APA Books E-Collections [Trial Subscription]
The APA Books E-Collections encompass book content in psychology and related disciplines (including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, neuroscience, and physiology, among others). Titles within the APA Handbooks in Psychology™ Series are ideal resources for libraries and institutions — these reference books provide a one-stop shop for both overviews and in-depth analyses of a variety of sub-fields within psychology.

Online access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.

Indexes over 27 million journal articles in all subjects, with information on whichlibraries have these items.

ATLA Religion Database Online with ATLAS Serials
Indexes and summarizes articles and essays on all aspects of religion, and includes the full text of nearly 300,000 articles in religion and theology, and indexing to thousands of book reviews.

ATLAS for Alums
As a special service to Claremont’s graduates, this resource provides the full text of over 175 journals in religion and theology.

Bible Works [available in the library]
A software program for biblical exegesis and research; includes Hebrew, Greek, and Septuagint biblical texts. Available on CD-ROM, onsite in the Library.

Biology Digest
Indexes over 54,000 articles in all life sciences, with detailed abstracts written in non-technical language.

Books in Print
Provides information on over 4 million in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books, audios, and videos from North American publishers and U.S. distributers and wholesalers.

Brepolis Index Religiosus [trial subscription]
The Index Religiosus aims to become the international reference bibliography for academic publications in Theology and Religious Studies. It covers publications written in various European languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, etc. . ) and is the result of collaboration between the Catholic University of Louvain and the KU Leuven, which are both recognized internationally for their excellence in the field of Theology and Religious Studies.

Business Dateline
Indexes 600 regional newspapers and journals on subjects vital to business.

CAMIO: Catalog of Art Museum Images Online
A resource of high-quality art images from around the world contributed byleading museums, all rights-cleared for educational use. Every work in CAMIO is represented by at least one high-resolution image and a description. Many have additional views of the work, sound, video and curatorial notes.

CDRI DigitalResources for the Study of Religion [Open Access]
An online repository of digital resources created by North American theological libraries, including digital images of Claremont’s collection of ancient Greek, Roman, and Byzantine coins.

The Chicago Manual of Style Online
This resource offers the complete, fully searchable text of the traditional print version of The Chicago Manual of Style. Two additional files are included: the Chicago Style Q&A, which is another fully searchable resource of questions and answers, and the Tools, which provides examples of forms, letters, and style sheets.

Christian-Muslim Relations Online
Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History Online is a general online history of relations between the two religions. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages. It comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qur’an, Qur’an commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost.

Clase and Periodica
Indexes over 2,700 journals published in 24 different countries of Latin American andthe Caribbean, as well as publications focusing on Pan-American issues. Areas covered: humanities, social sciences, science and technology.

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works
A collection of real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives, and relevant reference works.

Credo General ReferencePremium
Provides access to full-text content from over 70 academic publishers, with links to other resources.

Directory of Open Access Journals [Open Access]
A comprehensive gateway to over 6,000 high-quality scientific and scholarly journals.

Indexes over 2.2 million North American and European dissertations and theses, from 1856to date, and with abstracts since 1980.

Dissertations @ Claremont School of Theology
Digital collection of all Claremont Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Religion, and Doctor of Ministry dissertations and theses.

EBSCO: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection [trial subscription]
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection provides access to more than 500 full-text journals, including Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience, European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, European Journal of Neuroscience, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, International Review of Psychiatry, Journal of Clinical & Experimental Neuropsychology, Journal of Mental Health, Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology and many more.

Electronic Books Catalog
A catalog of nearly 2 million electronic books cataloged by thousands of libraries worldwide.

Electronic Collections Online
Indexes over 4.2 million journal articles on all topics, with links to holding libraries.

Elenchus Bibliographicus [Open Access]
Index to monographs, dissertations, and over 1,300 journals, covering all areas of religion and theology.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
The online version of this authoritative encyclopedia, with interactive features, and links to external resources.

Encyclopaedia of Islam THREE
Since the early 20th century, Brill’s multi-volume Encyclopaedia of Islam has maintained its reputation as a monumental, essential and authoritative reference work in the area of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. The Library’s Reference Collection houses the First Edition (1913-1936), and the Second Edition (1960- ). Begun in 2007, this Third Edition is an entirely new work, containing over 13,000 articles on all aspects of Islam. Major differences of this Third Edition include greater cultural diversity of its authors, a broader geographic coverage than exhibited in the earlier editions, comprehensive coverage of the current world, and the use of current research methodologies. Significant new content will be added to this online version on an ongoing basis.

Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online
The Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures reflects current research on gender studies and the Islamic world across history, geographic borders, and disciplines. Nearly 1,000 authors are engaged in this interdisciplinary and global project in order to address every significant issue relating to women in Islamic cultures, from the period just before the rise of Islam to the current day.

A guide to over 2 million published and unpublished sources in the field of education.

FirstSearch Online Databases
Covering many academic disciplines, this is a collection of 23 databases, which can be searched simultaneously or separately. All search results include links to holding libraries.

Indexes and abstracts over 2,000 international journals in geology, geography and ecology.

Global Ethics Database [Open Access]
This open access database of more than three quarters of a million records contains many important resources (e-books and articles) for ethical and political discourse in a global perspective. This database is rich in Spanish, French and German resources in addition to English resources. Many of the these materials are official reports and primary resources from governmental research and NGOs.

GPO Monthly Catalog
A comprehensive index to over 500,000 U.S. government documents, includingCongressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials, and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of thePresident, etc.)

Provides information on the human impact upon our environment; covers global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy,recycling, etc. Indexes nearly 400,000 items, and provides the full-text to over 4,700 resources.

Hathitrust [Open Access]
The Hathitrust contains over 11 million records across a wide array of disciplines with over 3 millions available in full-text. This database will be most useful to researchers who are investigating the history of scholarship. Most of the full text records are older books which are in the public domain.

Index theologicus: Zeitschrifteninhaltsdienst Theologie [Open Access]
An index to over 600 periodicals in theology held by the University of Tűbingen Library; includes Festschriften.

Index to Book Reviews inReligion
Indexes more than 530,000 reviews of books in religion and theology; this resource isnow included in the ATLA Religion Database.

JSTOR is a not-for-profit project that develops and maintains a digital library of the most trusted journals in the humanities and social sciences. Our subscription includes over 870 journals in 60 disciplines, such as anthropology, Asian studies, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, religion, political science, population studies, and sociology.

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
Indexes journals and books in the areas of librarianship and information management.

Mango Languages
Mango Languages includes 56 Foreign Language courses, 17 ESL courses, and 4 Religious and Scholarly courses (The ESL courses are very popular and unique, narrated and taught in the native language!). Mango’s proven methodologies are designed to teach grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation via conversational language and cultural insights in an engaging, effective platform.

Indexes 19 million journal articles in all areas of medicine. MEDLINE is the online equivalent to theprinted versions of Index Medicus, Index to Medical Literature, andInternational Nursing Index.

Ministry Matters' The New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible [trial subscription]
Ministry Matters™ offers practical and immediate inspiration for preachers, teachers, and worship leaders. With thousands of original articles and blogs, unique book reviews, and weekly worship and preaching helps in our This Sunday area, MinistryMatters.com provides both community and inspiration to Christian leaders.

National Newspaper Abstracts
Indexes and summarizes articles from major national newspapers, includes full text.

New Mormon Studies [available in the library]
Provides the full text of many primary and secondary resources on Mormon history, including periodicals, histories and diaries. Available on DVD, onsite in the Library.

New Testament Abstracts
Indexes and summarizes international journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to New Testament studies. This database includes more than 44,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 16,500 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts.

Newspaper Abstracts
Indexes and abstracts 70 regional U.S. newspapers.

A catalog of over 19 million digital resources, held by libraries and museumsworldwide, with links to digitized objects.

Old Testament Abstracts
Indexes and summarizes international journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Hebrew Bible studies. Coverage dates back to 1978.

On Common Ground: World Religions in America [available in the library]
A multimedia interactive CD-ROM based on the research of the Pluralism Project. Available onsite in the Library.

Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Provides online, full text resources published by Oxford, including reference works and primary sources in the field of biblical studies.

Oxford Bibliographies: Islamic Studies
Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, the Islamic Studies Module is an authoritative research guide to the study of Islam, combining the best features of a research-level encyclopedia with those of annotated bibliographies. This cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of topics pertaining to Islamic Studies.

Oxford Bibliographies Online, [Trial Subscription] (Until May 13)
“Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) is an entirely new research tool for the social sciences and humanities. A scholar-curated library of discipline-based subject modules, OBO is designed to help busy researchers find reliable sources of information in half the time by directing them to exactly the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on a topic, and is designed to facilitate a research experience with no dead ends” (From the publisher).

Oxford English Dictionary
The full text of the most authoritative dictionary of the English language; includes the Historical Thesaurus of the OED.

Oxford Islamic Studies Online
This resource provides access to the most current scholarship in Islamic Studies, featuring articles, biographies (from the Prophet Muhammad to present-day figures in the news), primary sources (drawn from books, speeches, fatwa, historic statements posted on Arabic internet sites, all with key perspectives from leading scholars), Qur’anic materials, maps, and images; and it provides broad coverage of global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture. There are over 5,000 entries and chapters from scholarly books. Content is drawn from The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Islamic World: Past and Present, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, The Oxford History of Islam, and What Everyone Needs To Know About Islam. Qur’anic material includes The Koran Interpreted (a verse translation by A.J. Arberry), The Qur'an (a prose translation by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem), and the first electronic version of Hanna E. Kassis's A Concordance of the Qur'an.

Oxford Reference Online (ORO Premium)
A comprehensive collection of reference books in many academic subjects, published by Oxford.

Oxford Reference Online-- Western Civilization
Provides the full text of Oxford reference sets in the classical Byzantine, medieval, Reformation, and Renaissance periods.

Oxford Scholarship Online – Religion
Provides the full text of all current Oxford University Press books in all areas ofreligion; includes important historical works.

Index of almost 7 million papers presented at conferences worldwide; includes congresses, symposiums, expositions, workshops and meetings.

Patrologia Latina Database
This is a monumental, full-text collection of the theological and philosophical writings from Latin Christianity, from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. This database is the electronic version of the all 221 volumes of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844-1855 and 1862-1865), and represents the Latin writings of patristic,monastic, philosophical, theological, ecclesiastical and humanist authors.

Periodical Abstracts
Indexes and summarizes over 7 million articles found in academic and general journals. Subjects include business, economics, literature, psychology, religion, women’s studies.

Princeton Theological Commons [Open Access]
The Theological Commons is a digital library of 76,717 books and journals on theology and religion, including 26,783 volumes from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library. This collection is focused almost exclusively on Biblical studies, Christian history and theology.

PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales yHumanísticas) is a comprehensive reference resource providing full-textscholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America, and the CaribbeanBasin.  PRISMA features Spanish, Portuguese and English language content, and its full-text journals include AméricaLatina Hoy, Boletín Americanista, Historia, Journal ofEastern Caribbean Studies, and Revista Hispánica Moderna.

An index to over 192,000 worldwide proceedings of conferences and symposia.

ProQuest Psychology Journals
Provides the full text to over 540 journals in psychology. Areas covered include behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology, psychometrics and neurology.

ProQuest Religion
Provides the full text to over 190 scholarly journals in religion.

ProQuest Research Library
Comprehensive index to periodical literature and includes the full text to over 3,300 journals. Subject areas include the arts, business, education, health and medicine, humanities, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women’s studies.

Provides the full text of nearly 100 journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hoerefe & Huber. Complete backfiles are provided for most of the APA journals.

The most comprehensive index and abstracting service for the international literature of psychology. Over 8 million references are cited. PsycINFO provides access to professional journals, books, chapters, reports, and international theses and dissertations. Major areas of coverage include applied psychology, developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental human and animal psychology, personality, psychology and physical disorders, physiological psychology and neuroscience, psychometrics and statistics, social psychology, sports psychology, treatment and prevention.

RAMBI: The Index of Articles on Jewish Subjects [Open Access]
An index to articles in the area of Jewish Studies and Eretz Israel.

Research in Ministry (RIM) [Open Access]
Indexes and abstracts projects and theses from over 100 Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). RIM is a searchable database with entries for authors, titles, thesis/project advisors, schools, and ATLA subject headings.

SIRS Researcher
An index to articles on social, scientific, economic, and political and global issues.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [Open Access]
Provides the full text of an authoritative, current online encyclopedia covering all areas of philosophy.

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)
The TLG is the most comprehensive digital corpus of literary texts written in Greek from Homer (8 c. B.C.) to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453 and beyond.

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
This collection contains hundreds of full text ebooks published by the University Chicago. The books address many topics related to Hebrew Bible and to Islamic studies. This database includes the most important, multi-volume, dictionaries of most ancient Semitic languages.

Wilson OmniFile Full TextSelect
Provides the full text to nearly 2,800 journals in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, law and education.

Wilson Select Plus
An index to over 2,400 journals in the humanities, social sciences, business and education.

World Almanacs
Provides the full text of 4 almanacs and the Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia

The world's most comprehensive bibliography, representing over 400 languages, of 180 million items cataloged by international libraries, ranging from stone tablets to print and electronic books.

WorldCatDissertations and Theses
An index to over 8 million dissertations and theses.

World History in Context
A comprehensive online collection that uses an intuitive, Web-like interface to provide multicultural, global and research-based dynamic content for historical research; includes full-text articles, reference works and primary sources.

Electronic Books

Oxford Scholarship Online – Religion
Provides the full text of all current Oxford University Press books in all areas of religion; includes important historical works.

NetLibrary Electronic Books:
Create your own NetLibrary account first at CST or by remote access. Then, use NetLibrary from anywhere.

CD and DVD Databases

For use on designated CST Library computers only

Bible Works
A software program for biblical exegesis and research; includes Hebrew, Greek, and Septuagint biblical texts. Available on CD-ROM, onsite in the Library.

New Mormon Studies
Provides the full text of many primary and secondary resources on Mormon history, including periodicals, histories and diaries. Available on DVD, onsite in the Library.

On Common Ground: World Religions in America
A multimedia interactive CD-ROM based on the research of the Pluralism Project. Available onsite in the Library.