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The majority of the library's subscription databases are accessed on the EBSCOhost platform. 

On campus, any of the links to an EBSCOhost database will connect automatically to that platform and a list of all the databases.  You will then select the specific database or databases to search.

MFT/MAC Students - Psych Database

When you are off-campus, the EBSCOhost platform that includes the Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection requires a separate set of login credentials that you will enter at the EBSCO login screen

Please send a request with your name and student id to library.jackson@rts.edu to receive the current login id and password.

Off-Campus Access

When you are off-campus, the EBSCOhost and other links to subscription databases will direct you to the RTS proxy server login.  

Use your Self-Service ID and password at this login to have access to all of the subscription databases. 
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials YES YES NO ATLA Site
Psychology & Behavioral Science Collection YES YES NO ATLA Site
EBSCO eBook Collection YES YES NO eBook User Guide
Religion and Philosophy Collection YES YES NO EBSCO Site
Old Testament Abstracts YES YES NO ATLA Site
New Testament Abstracts YES YES NO ATLA Site
ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index YES YES NO ATLA Site
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Digital Loeb Classical Library YES NO NO HUP Site
JSTOR (Arts & Sciences Modules  III, IV) YES NO NO JSTOR Site
Religious & Theological Abstracts YES NO NO RTA Site
Digital Karl Barth Library YES NO NO Publisher
Journals Online at Sage Publications (See description below)            
.....more to come            
Note to Hinds County Residents

If you register at a Jackson/Hinds Public Library for a library card, you may then have access to the MAGNOLIA project databases and resources.  MAGNOLIA is a statewide consortium funded by the Mississippi Legislature which provides online research databases for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi.  Databases available include Academic Search Premier and MasterFILE Premier.  If you live in Clinton, the closest public library where you could register is the Quisenberry branch off of Northside.

Database Descriptions

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
The ATLA Religion Database Index is an essential tool for the study of religion. It is the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. The more than 1,315,000 records in the ATLA Religion Database include journal articles, essays from multi-author works, and book reviews. Over 1,500 journal titles are currently indexed.

ATLAS is a full-text online collection of major religion and theology journals selected by leading religion scholars and theologians. Users can read articles or research the history of a topic from 1949 to the present. Currently, researchers are able to use ATLA Serials as a search tool to retrieve images of the pages in more than fifty different journals, which includes more than 100,000 entries (including articles and book reviews).

When you login in to ATLA, you will also have access to the following databases:

EBSCO E-Book Collection
This database provides access to a growing collection of e-books available to use online or download to your computer or mobile device.  Subjects include counseling, Islam, and theological and biblical studies.

Religion & Philosophy Collection
This database is a comprehensive database covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. With more than 300 full text journals and unparalleled coverage of the subject areas listed above, the Religion & Philosophy Collection™ is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

Old Testament Abstracts & New Testament Abstracts
Old Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more.

New Testament Abstracts is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. The database contains more than 33,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 12,600 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts. Article coverage in the database dates back to 1985.

Catholic Periodical Index
The database covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes over 436,000 index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.

Psychology & Behavioral Science Collection
This comprehensive resource is an essential tool for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students, providing extensive full-text coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.  This database provides access to more than 530 full-text journals, and also provides particularly strong coverage in child & adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling.

Digital Loeb Classical Library
The Loeb Classical LibraryŽ is the only existing series of books which, through original text and English translation, gives access to all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church fathers who made particular use of pagan culture—in short, our entire classical heritage is represented here in convenient and well-printed pocket volumes in which an up-to-date text and accurate and literate English translation face each other page by page. The editors provide substantive introductions as well as essential critical and explanatory notes and selective bibliographies.

The JSTOR Archives Collections are multi-disciplinary and discipline-specific collections that include complete runs of full-text journals. These collections span across more than 50 disciplines of academic content. The Arts & Sciences collections include religion & theology.

Religious & Theological Abstracts
R&TA provides objective summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology since 1958. Listed are a wide variety of periodical literature, including Christian, Jewish, and other world religions, and provide English language abstracts of articles in English, Hebrew, Afrikaans, and major European languages.

Digital Karl Barth Library
The current release features Barth's magnum opus, Die kirchliche Dogmatik, in its entirety. Also featured are the first 36 volumes of Barth's Gesamtausgabe, which includes hundreds of letters, sermons, lectures, conversations, and academic writings. These volumes are supplemented by seven additional German works that have not yet been published as part of the Gesamtausgabe and English translations of twelve important texts by Barth. New content will be added on a quarterly basis.

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (Trial Access)
The Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics Online offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day. The Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics Online features advanced search options, as well as extensive cross-references and full-text search functionality using the Hebrew character set.

Journals Online at Sage Publications
Some of the journals the RTS Library subscribes to also come with an online version - many of those are hosted by Sage publications. 

You may access these journals on-campus by following the below instructions,

1. Go to http://online.sagepub.com/browse/by/title

2. Select "SAGE Journals Available to Me"

Journals Currently Available at Sage
1. The Bible Translator
2. Biblical Theology Bulletin: Journal of Bible and Culture
3. The Counseling Psychologist
4. Currents in Biblical Research
5. The Expository Times: International Journal of Biblical Studies, Theology and Ministry
6. Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology
7. Journal for the Study of the New Testament
8. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
9. Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha
10. Journal of Asian and African Studies
11. Journal of Family Issues
12. Journal of Studies in International Education
13. Missiology: An International Review
14. Social Compass: International Review of Sociology of Religion
15. Theological Studies
16. Theology
17. Theology Today
18. Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies
19. Studies in Religion

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