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EBSCOHost Full Text Journals

EBSCOHost gives you access to a large number of databases. The two most useful databases to which we have access are the the Religion and Serial databases from the American Theological Library Association Religion (ATLA) Database and Academic Search Complete. ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials combines an extensive index to journal articles, book reviews, and essays with thousands of full-text religion and theology journals. Academic Search Complete is a scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. 


Historical Periodicals

Through the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) and EBSCO, the AAS Historical Periodicals Collection, provides digital access to American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912. This collections contains thousands of magazines and journals documenting American life, including specialized collections focused on business, culture, gender, race, and religion. 

OCLC FirstSearch

FirstSearch, a product from OCLC, allows you to look for books, articles, and more with a single search. FirstSearch results come from 13 databases including ArticleFirst, ERIC, WorldCat, and WorldCat Dissertations. For more information on the strengths of these databases, contact the librarian.

Other journals, periodicals, and other electronic resources

 * must be accessed on campus from the Meadville Lombard network

** password required - contact librarian

Print Resources

The Wiggin Library subscribes to several Unitarian Universalist and liberal religion-focused journals in print. These journals are available to use on site in the library or individual articles can be scanned and e-mailed as PDFs by request. 

Interlibrary Loan for Articles

If you can't find a journal article that you need for your research, e-mail the librarian with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your Meadville email address
  • Journal title
  • Journal issue (volume and number)
  • Article Title
  • Article Author
  • Article pages
  • Date needed