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Search for books, journals, and other materials in our collection using the search box below or a mobile-friendly version.


Databases for Articles and Sermons

ATLA and EBSCO Databases. Search these for articles on your research topic. Our EBSCO collection includes: ATLA religion database with ATLASerials, Old & New Testament Abstracts, Catholic Periodicals & Literature Index, Academic Search Premier, eBooks, SocIndex, & PsychInfo.

Credo Reference is a full-text reference service. The Phillips religion collection includes The Brill Dictionary of Religion, The Routledge Companion to the Christian Church, Encyclopedia of Protestantism, & The BlackwellCompanion to Jesus.                     

JSTOR is a database where you can find articles and ebook content on your research topic.

Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible & biblical history. Compare biblical translations side-by-side and more. 

Oxford Bibliographies offers an expanding range of research guides. Combines features of annotated bibliographies & high-level encyclopedia. 

Oxford Handbooks presents full-text, electronic versions of the print classics in searchable form. 

Oxford Islamic Studies Online provides resources for study of Qur'anic text and Islamic history.

Ebook Central curates the library's ProQuest ebooks. These are also accessible through the online catalog alongside our other ebooks. Ebook Central, like Oxford Handbooks Online, allows you to search through all ebook chapters at once to pinpoint information.

Services for Alums

All graduates of Phillips Seminary and Phillips University are welcome and highly encouraged to use our library for any research purposes, as a meeting place. Our range of services include the same check-out services you had as a student, interlibrary loan, and mailing books to you. We also offer you ATLASerials for Alums.

Phillips alums may contact the Phillips Library for a user name & password to access these databases.

ATLA Serials for Alum, accessed via EBSCO, is an online collection of over 100 major religion & theology journals selected by leading religion scholars & theologians. You must use this link to access ATLA Serials for Alum.

If you are an alumnus of another seminary or divinity school, you may contact your alma mater for access to databases from the American Theological Library Association.


Free Online

 Loebolus contains the works in the Loeb Classical Library of Greek and Roman writings which have entered the public domain.  Works may be downloaded as PDFs.

ΛΟΓΕΙΟΝ  provide simultaneous lookup of entries in the many reference works that make up the Perseus Classical collection. It now includes The Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources, one of the great national or regional dictionaries of medieval Latin.

Masnavi is Sufi poet Rumi's Quaranic spiritual text.

Masnavi I Ma'navi is a concordance to Rumi's poem Masnavi.

Methodist and Wesleyan Studies Collection The Methodist and Wesleyan Studies Collection from GlobeTheoLib. The Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism is a multilingual online library from Globeethics.net Library offering free access to more than 650,000 full-text articles, journals, books and other resources. Its focus is on theology, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, ethics, and ecumenism in World Christianity. 

Patrologiae Cursus Completus is the Greek series from the HathiTrust Digitial Library in 161 volumes. HathiTrust Digital Library provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives.

The Washington Post - Students, staff, and faculty using their Phillips email address (or any email ending in .edu) are allowed free digital access to the Washington Post. Register here using your .edu email address. Next, go to your profile under your login and go to the “My Subscriptions” tab. Click on the “ .gov, .mil, .edu: Get free access" section. Then, verify your email and subscription. 




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