The leading resource for researching world history (excluding the United States and Canada, use: America: History & Life) from 1450 to the present. Includes: military history, womens history, history of education, and much more. (EBSCO)
Google Scholar finds scholarly articles, books, papers, etc. Note: This link identifies you as a Cal U person to Google Scholar. This give you access to items that are full-text through the Library. Look for the "Full-Text @ Cal U" links.
A full-text archive of over 1,700 of the best scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, mathematics, life sciences, etc. Full-text is available from the first issue, but usually does not include the most recent 2-5 years. Note: A very small number of journals now include current content.
The following resources may be helpful for students studying religious imagery:
ARTstor is the ultimate image collection, containing hundreds of thousands of images covering art, architecture, archeology, and history. Useful for research not only in the arts, but in social history, sociology, and history.
Images that you can freely use papers, projects, presentations, websites, etc, etc... the possibilities are endless! They are in the public domain, so you do not have to worry about violating copyright.
Covers the entire range of religious and social changes in Europe during the sixteenth century. In addition to the issues of church polity and theology, it includes developments in politics, economics, demographics, art and literature. (Oxford U Press, 2005)
A collection of public-domain materials useful for theological research. Since most of the works are older, historical items, the site will be more helpful for those doing historical studies or seeking primary documents.
This site provides access to the Early Church Fathers, a 38 volume collection of the writings of the Ante-Nicene, Nicene, and Post-Nicene Fathers.
The Early Church Fathers is a 38-volume collection of writings from the first 800 years of the Church, divided into Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers. This site allows you to read and search the entire collection. Note: This online edition is the Philip Schaff edition from the nineteenth century. (CCEL)
A vellum copy offered with amazing color and detail. View beautiful close-ups of illuminations. Also provides an historic text describing how printers added illuminations to the texts. Excellent background information on the history of manuscripts and the development of the printing press.
U.S. and world religion statistics and data, including: churches and church membership, religious professionals, and religious groups. From the Social Science Research Institute at Penn State University.
This is a "one stop shop for Christian creeds and confessions." Includes ancient and modern creeds from a large number of Christian traditions. Many of the ancient creeds include Greek and Latin versions.
Thousands of full-text articles and chapters by religious scholars. Covers: biblical studies, theology, ethics, history and sociology of religion, pastoral care, homiletics, worship, etc. Browse by topic, or use a "Search" feature to locate items.