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The following databases are available for searching in the library. Most are available online; some are on CD-ROMs. Remote access is available for Denver Seminary students, faculty and staff. For access information, login to your MyDenSem account and look under the Academics tab, left sidebar, for the Library Remote Access info document. Graduates of Denver Seminary should the Reference Librarian. (Note: Denver Seminary students, faculty and staff may request articles that are not available online through interlibrary loan. Please use the ILL request form.)

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Electronic Databases

  Provides full text for more than 3,460 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated on a daily basis. Part of the EBSCOhost package.


  

*ATLAReligion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. The ATLAReligion Database includes more than 537,000 article citations from more than 1,633 journals (518 currently indexed), more than 225,000 essay citations from over 18,700 multi-author works, and more than 494,000 book review citations. This database begins in 1949 although indexing for some journal titles extends back into the nineteenth century. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.  (Now on the EBSCOhost platform - use EBSCO authentication if searching from off-campus.)


  

Biblical Archaeology Review is the only magazine that connects the academic study of archaeology to a broad general audience eager to understand the world of the Bible. Covering both the Old and New Testaments, BAR presents the latest discoveries and controversies in archaeology with breathtaking photography and informative maps and diagrams. BAR’s writers are the top scholars, the leading researchers, the world-renowned experts. BAR is the only nonsectarian forum for the discussion of Biblical archaeology.


  

*Contains over 241,000 records from 190 Roman Catholic periodicals as well as papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith, authored by Catholics or produced by Catholic publishers. Coverage begins in 1981 and continues to the present. Now on the EBSCOhost platform - use EBSCO authentication if searching from off-campus.)


  

The 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style is now available! With state-of-the-art recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices in the digital age, The Chicago Manual of Style is the must-have reference for everyone who works with words. To see clear examples of how to use Chicago-style citation use the Quick Guide.  NOTE:  Currently only accessible on campus!!


  

*Produced by the Association of Christian Librarians, CPI indexes more than 100 selected publications ranging from education and health, the social sciences and humanities. All major doctrinal positions within evangelical Christianity are represented. Limited to one user at a time. Now on the EBSCOhost platform - use EBSCO authentication if searching from off-campus.)


  The Denver Seminary Library is working to increase access to e-books for our students. We have two databases that deliver E-books - EBSCO and OverDrive.  Some E-books are only deliverable to your desktop, laptop, or tablet; some to E-Readers; and some to both. Unfortunately, E-books available for advanced study in theology and religion are few but we are committed to searching out these resources for our students


  

This is a complete list (with access links) to all of the EBSCOhost databases covered in our subscription.  Includes full database descriptions and title lists.  Denver Seminary students, faculty and staff may request articles that are not available online through interlibrary loan. Please use the ILL request form.


  

Covering the years 1988-present, represents scholarly works and specialized studies in New Testament studies.


  

Contains over 12,000 records, representing scholarly works and specialized studies, 1992 to the present. Abstracts, all written in English, cover works from many different languages, including journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and Festschriften.


  

*The Philosopher's Index provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language. Now on the EBSCOhost platform - use EBSCO authentication if searching from off-campus.)


  

*PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 134,000 articles from 63 journals - 50 published by the APA and its imprint, the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF) - and 13 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present; nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.  Now on the EBSCOhost platform - use EBSCO authentication if searching from off-campus.)


  

*PsycINFO , from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains nearly 2.4 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 98 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage, which spans 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,200 periodicals in more than 27 languages. Now on the EBSCOhost platform - use EBSCO authentication if searching from off-campus.) PsycINFO Quick Reference Guide.


  

Contains abstracts and citations of articles appearing in periodical literature in the fields of religion and theology covering over 400 journals.


  

Indexes Doctor of Ministry projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Indexing began in 1981.


  

Denver Seminary's M.A. Theses and D.Min. Projects are indexed by (and available for purchase from) TREN. The Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN) is a library of over 10,000 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from more than 125 different institutions. Titles may be ordered online through their search and order system. TREN also makes available conference papers from major scholarly societies such as the Evangelical Theological Society. The library has contracted with TREN to obtain a limited number of TREN documents each year.  If you are a faculty member or a student at Denver Seminary, please contact the reference librarian at libref@denverseminary.edu or 303-762-6961 to see if we can obtain documents for you at no cost. 


  

Books and other materials in libraries worldwide. (FirstSearch OCLC platform).