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Trial Databases

Trial Databases

This page will be updated regularly as trial databases become available.

Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Biblical studies resources in this database include reference works, study Bibles and Bible concordance features.

Oxford Bibliographies
These research guides combine the features of annotated bibliographies and encyclopedias.

Oxford Handbooks Online
The handbooks feature scholarly research reviews on specific topics within subject areas such as philosophy and religion. The Oxford database trials are available until December 18th.

TryIt Illinois
This trial includes hundreds of databases brokered though the Illinois State Library, and is available until November 30th. Please contact the library for login information.

Bloomsbury Collections
This collection of e-books includes theology and Biblical studies titles from publishers such as Bloomsbury, Continuum and T&T Clark. Available until December 1.

This is the library's platform for an institutional repository, which is currently in the pilot phase. Faculty who wish to participate in the pilot may submit published articles for which they have retained the appropriate permissions so that they can be reviewed for inclusion.

This collection of streaming video includes educational videos and documentaries.

Oxford Index Beta
This is a beta site for Oxford's free search that includes a variety of Oxford reference works, book and journals.

Taylor & Francis Ebooks
This collection of ebooks includes titles focusing on Biblical studies.

WorldCat Discovery
This version of the library's customized catalog on will be the default interface by the end of 2015. The WorldCat catalog includes the holdings of over 72,000 libraries all over the world.