The Wiggin Library subscribes to a number of electronic databases, which include access to WorldCat, a catalog of thousands of holding libraries across the globe, and various electronic journals available through FirstSearch or EBSCO. These titles are available only to current MLTS students and faculty, as well as alumni.
Many of our electronic resources require a username and password. Some may require access only on the campus network. Contact the librarian to request login information.
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. For login information and search tips contact the librarian.
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.
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.
* must be accessed on campus from the Meadville Lombard network
** password required - contact librarian
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.
If you can't find a journal article that you need for your research, e-mail the librarian with the following information: