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A multidisciplinary database with more than 14,000 titles, including more than 9,000 peer-reviewed journals and more than 6,000 in full text.

 

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Christian Periodical Index Full-Text Journals and Magazines

The Association of Christian Librarians maintains this list of links to some full text of journals and magazines of interest to evangelicals. The individual titles may be searched through Google Scholar’s Advanced Scholar Search feature. To access that feature, click on the downward arrow at the end of the search box in Google Scholar; then enter the title of the journal or magazine that you want to search in the “Return articles published in” box; and then enter your search terms in the other box(es) under “Find articles.”

 

Currents in Biblical Research

This peer-reviewed journal publishes authoritative articles in various areas of biblical studies, along with extensive bibliographies that provide more directions for research. It can be browsed or searched from SAGE’s website (full text Oct. 2002 to present) or from the Academic Search Premier database (full text Oct. 1996 to Feb. 2007 and some linked full text thereafter).

 

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Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (JBMW)

JBMW “is a semi-annual, academic journal dedicated to facilitating a scholarly conversation on gender, marriage, singleness, personhood, family, and the many intersections that exist between these topics and biblical studies, church history, and systematic and practical theology.” Full-text articles from 1995 to the current issue are available from the journal’s webpage. Browse journal articles (and other resources) in the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood’s Resource Library or search the journal through Google Scholar’s Advanced Scholar Search feature. To access that feature, click on the downward arrow at the end of the search box in Google Scholar; then enter “Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood” in the “Return articles published in” box; and then enter your search terms in the other box(es) under “Find articles.”

 

Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (JETS)

JETS publishes conservative scholarship in biblical studies and theology. The Evangelical Theological Society’s website provides full-text articles of the Bulletin of the Evangelical Theological Society (BETS) and JETS from 1958 to about two years ago. The ACU Library has more recent issues of JETS in print. The journal can be searched through Google Scholar’s Advanced Scholar Search feature. To access that feature, click on the downward arrow at the end of the search box in Google Scholar; then enter “Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society” in the “Return articles published in” box; and then enter your search terms in the other box(es) under “Find articles.”

 

JSTOR

JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. Search JSTOR for past issues of important journals. The ACU Library subscribes to the following full-text JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I, Arts & Sciences II, and Religion & Theology.

 

New Testament Studies

This peer-reviewed journal covers a wide range of issues pertaining to the origins, history, context, and theology of the New Testament and early Christianity. All contributions represent research at the cutting edge of the discipline. It can be browsed or searched from Cambridge Core (indexed Sept. 1954 to present; full text Jan. 1999 to present) or from the Academic Search Premier database (indexed Jan. 1994 to present; linked full text Jan. 1999 to present).

 

Theological Journal Library Online

Use this database to search the content of some major conservative theological journals. Search by subject or Bible verse(s); or browse by journal title and author. Some of these journals are available full-text online through their publishers’ websites (see the Christian Periodical Index Full-Text Journals and Magazines list) or physically at the ACU Library. These journals can also be searched through Google Scholar’s Advanced Scholar Search feature. To access that feature, click on the downward arrow at the end of the search box in Google Scholar; then enter the journal’s title in the “Return articles published in” box; and then enter your search terms in the other box(es) under “Find articles.”

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