ARDA (Association of Religion Data Archives) A broad archive of data on various religions, bringing together survey results and other statistics.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials (EBSCO) – ID/password required
ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (EBSCO) – ID/password required
Aleteia This is a Catholic news site.
CARA(Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate) Social science research from Georgetown University “at the service of the Catholic Church.” Some free reports are published online. (Library subscribes to the print journal.)
Catholic Research Resources Alliance –This search tool is a nonprofit membership alliance of institutions collaborating to produce a finding tool for the existence of those rare, unique and uncommon Catholic research materials which are held by libraries and archives in North America. (Ex. Catholic Newspaper Project). Some full-text files are included.
Catholic Search – This custom google search tool allows you to focus your search results to feature only catholic resources.
CDRIThe Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative of the American Theological Library Association and Association of Theological Schools is a repository of digital resources contributed by member libraries. The database provides access to digital images of various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library – A digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books, which are freely accessible.
Corrigan Library’s Online Catalog (St. Joseph’s Seminary)
Directory of Open Access Journals - an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals from a variety of disciplines.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (Academic Edition): (ID/password required)
EWTNlibrary of texts and audio files provided by the Catholic television network
Francis X McDermott Library’s Online Catalog(Cathedral Seminary House of Formation)
Full Text Finder(EBSCO) – This tool provides an A-Z listing of the seminary’s print and electronic serial holdings. (no login required)
Google Books - Search a global index of books. Find millions of books you can preview or read for free.
Google Scholar - A place to search very broadly and see what books and articles have been published on a given topic.
Hathi Trust- This site is a partnership of academic and research institutions that offers indexing of millions of books, with full-text if they are out of copyright.
Holy See - This is the Vatican’s official website, where the entire text of many Church documents, papal homilies and links to the Vatican offices can be found.
Homiletic and Pastoral Review(Open Access) This is an online Catholic magazine, which contain useful homily aids, articles, editorials, and Q & A for pastoral topics.
Inter-diocesan Seminary Library Portal – This site aggregates the electronic resources of St. Joseph’s Seminary, the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, and the Cathedral Seminary House of Formation in one convenient website.
Internet Archive – This site is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 456 billion archived web pages.
Libguides– These are basic subject guides provided by our library to help you begin your research in a variety of theological and research areas.
Ministry Matters(ID/password required)
Nassau County Library System (group catalog for all Nassau County public libraries)
New Advent- A large site which aggregates Catholic news, Catholic links, a library of Church documents, writings of the Church Fathers, and a digital version of the 1915 Catholic Encyclopedia, as well as the text of the Summa Theologica
New Catholic Encyclopedia(Gale/ Cengage – password required)
New Testament Abstracts(EBSCO – ID/password required)
New Theology Review(ID/password required) - An online Catholic journal of theology and ministry published by Catholic Theological Union through the Paul Bechtold Library.
Old Testament Abstracts(EBSCO – ID/password required)
Online Books Page - an index provided by University of Pennsylvania, helping you find over two million free, online books.
Oxford Biblical Studies(ID/password required)
Oxford Bibliographies (Religion subset)(ID/password required)
Oxford Handbooks (Religion subset)(ID/password required)
Oxford Scholarship (Religion subset)(ID/password required)
Past Masters(Intelex) (ID/password required) This site provides a digitized collection of the work of Aristotle, Aquinas, and the dialogs of Plato. The site also has a collection of selected works from the Continental and great political philosophers.
Philosopher's Index (EBSCO – ID/password required)
Project GutenbergThe first-ever site to digitize and offer texts online. Still going strong with 47,000 + texts and other free material.
Religion and Philosophy Collection(EBSCO – ID/password required)
Religion-Online A free library of 6,000+ articles and chapters on religious topics hosted by Claremont School of Theology.
Review for Religious(Open Access) This Saint Louis University site contains a digitized run of this journal from the 1940s until 2012, now freely accessible to the public.
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception library catalog - Our online catalog.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy -An up-to-date reference work organized and maintained by scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines.
Suffolk Library System(group catalog for all Suffolk County public libraries)
Theological Journal Search - a custom google search, which searches the web for full-text religion and theology articles.
Theological Research Exchange Network - A listing of over 21,366 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 139 different institutions. Copies of the thesis/dissertation must be purchased.
USCCB - Official site of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, with the full-text of many official documents, the text of the New American Bible, etc.
Wabash Center(Religion on the Web) - A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources for the study and practice of religion. This site includes the following resources: syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, and software.
Web Gallery of Art - A virtual museum and searchable database of Western (European) fine arts of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism periods (1000-1900), currently containing over 36.800 reproductions. Many beautiful religious images.
WorldCat- A massive library catalog that reflects what libraries across the country (and in other countries) own. Useful for comprehensive searches to identify books and other materials.