ILIFF DATABASES, ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

DATABASES ARE USEFUL FOR DISCOVERING BIBLIOGRAPHIC OR FULL-TEXT ACADEMIC RESOURCES OF ALL KINDS. USE REFERENCE FOR GENERAL OVERVIEWS AND EBOOKS FOR SPECIFIC RESOURCES.

Current students, faculty and staff may access our online databases using the links below.
If you are off campus, you will be asked for a username and password. Use the same username and password that you use to access your Iliff Canvas account.

EBSCOHOST

Access to many general interest and specialty databases around a variety of disciplines, including:

  • ATLAReligion

    Includes a full range of index citations to articles, essays in multi-author works, and book reviews from over 1,550 religious and theological journals, including international titles. It spans over 50 years with selected records dating back to 1818. Updated quarterly. Includes full-text articles.
  • Academic Search Premier

    contains indexing and abstracts for over 8,450 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available.

Classic Sermon Index

Includes over 55,000 historic sermons indexed by primary biblical text, preacher, subject, and time period.

FIRSTSEARCH

Contains directories to library holdings worldwide, including:

  • WorldCat

    Use to make interlibrary loan (ILL) requests for items not owned by Iliff or DU: Catalog of books, maps, musical scores, sound and video recordings, web sites, and other materials in libraries worldwide. Publication dates go back before 1000 BC. Updated daily. 

New! GALE DATABASES 

A comprehensive collection of subject-specific databases, including:

JSTOR

Digital library of more than 1,500 academic journals, book, and primary sources. 

Ministry Matters: Reference Library

Full-text academic research and reference materials for biblical studies (e.g. The New Interpreter's Bible and the Abingdon Old and New Testament Commentaries) as well as ministry materials like devotions, prayers and sermon starters

New! PROQUEST 

Access to a wide variety of interdisciplinary University of Denver databases, including: 

  • ProQuest Religion (About)

    For Religious studies programs and anyone researching religious issues and perspectives, theology and commentary on worldwide religions, news, and scholarly reports
  • PILOTS

    Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress, produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • ERIC

    Educational Resources Information Center, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature
  • PSYCHINFO 

    Published by the American Psychological Associations, PsychINFO provides comprehensive indexing and abstracts of the international psychological literature from the 1800s to the present. Full Text links in PsychINFO will not work remotely for Iliff patrons. You can access the full text of items from PsychINFO at Anderson Academic Commons or you can do a full text search for related psychological resources in ProQuest Central.

Index Theologicus

Document descriptions from more than 600 periodicals and from Festschriften and congress publications.

Religion Online

More than 5,700 chapters, interviews, monographs, speeches and articles by scholars in religion and theology, with biographical sketches of some authors. Searchable by author, category, or keyword.

Research in Ministry

Indexes DMin and DMiss projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the ATS in the US and Canada. Indexing began in 1981. Author, title, project advisor, institution, and subject access are provided. Abstract is included when provided by the author.