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Producer American Theological Library Association (United States)
Providers EBSCO
Cost Subscription
Disciplines Theology and Religious studies
Format coverage Journal articles, plus bibliographic citations featuring PDFs, with searchable texts of articles and reviews
Temporal coverage 1949 - Present, with retrospective indexing for some journal issues back to the nineteenth century
Geospatial coverage Global
Number of records Over 380,000
Update frequency Quarterly

ATLASerials (ATLAS) is an online full-text collection of major religion and theology journals used by libraries, librarians, religion scholars, theologians, and clergy. Created by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and updated quarterly, the database indexes journal articles, bibliographic citations, featuring PDFs, with searchable texts of articles and reviews, related to a wide range of scholarly fields related to religion. The database is available on a subscription basis through a database aggregator.

The total database includes over 380,000 article citations from over 220 journals.


The database indexes scholarly works on major world religions. Some records cover articles as far back as the 19th century. ATLA claims full coverage for core journals back to 1949.

Scholarly fields with significant degrees of coverage include:

  • Bible
  • Archaeology
  • Antiquities
  • Human culture and society
  • Church history
  • Mission
  • Ecumenism
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • World religions
  • Religious studies
  • Theology
  • Philosophy
  • Ethics


External links[edit]

  • ATLASerials at American Theological Library Association website