ILIFF REFERENCE RESOURCES

REFERENCE RESOURCES HELP YOU GET STARTED ON A TOPIC OR DO GENERAL RESEARCH. MOVE ON TO DATABASES AND EBOOKS FOR MORE DEPTH.

Current students, faculty and staff may access our online resources 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.

CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE ONLINE

Completely searchable citation and style guide: Includes both the 16th and 15th editions 

The Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics

Over 850 entries and 400 contributing scholars: great resource for studying Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, Biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature

The Encyclopedia of Religion E-Book (2nd Edition)

Searchable or browsable: Original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors

New! GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY

A collection of full-text, online reference materials

  • Click here to go directly to the "Religion" subject heading

OXFORD BIBLICAL STUDIES ONLINE

Provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history

OXFORD ISLAMIC STUDIES ONLINE

Features reference content and commentary by scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture: Updated regularly 

OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE, RELIGION

Collection of the best Handbooks in 14 subject areas within Religion

OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHIES ONLINE, BIBLICAL STUDIES

Includes a collection of authoritative research guides

Religious and Theological Abstracts

Provides abstracts of articles from scholarly religious and theological journals, including English-language abstracts of articles published in Hebrew, Afrikaans, and major European languages

Review of Biblical Literature

Contains free online reviews of recent books in biblical studies and related fields available to SBL Members. It seeks to be comprehensive, international in scope, and timely.

READING RELIGION

An open book review website published by the American Academy of Religion (AAR). The site provides up-to-date coverage of scholarly publishing in religious studies, reviewed by scholars with special interest and/or expertise in the relevant subfields. Reviews are concise, comprehensive, and timely.

Google Scholar

Open resource to use once you have searched the library resources and want to see what other scholarly (academic) materials have been published on your topic or if you are having trouble finding scholarly information on your topic: Contact support@iliff.edu or the Iliff Research Center for help.