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Library Databases, Periodicals, and Indexes

The EBC library provides access to hundreds of thousands of online academic journals and eBooks via our database host, EBSCO.  This is a service available to all students, staff, and faculty of Emmanuel Bible College.  In addition, the library provides access to a print collection that is available to all students, staff, faculty, and community patrons of the college.

Electronic Resources

*Please note:  off-campus access to databases is restricted to Students, Faculty, and Staff of Emmanuel Bible College.

EBSCO Databases
Access to quality, academic databases is available with one click.  

  • Passwords:
    Login:  student first initial followed by last name (example: jsmith) 
    Password:  your full student ID number, as found on your student card 
    Staff and Faculty:  please contact library to receive your password and login.

EBSCO Journals and Magazines

  • Religion and Philosophy Database:  Provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, and philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers nearly 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles.
  • Academic Search Premier This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals; PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials   Full text is provided for more than 266,000 electronic articles and book reviews from more than 1,600 journals. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences 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.

EBSCO eBooks

  • Choose from three separate eBook databases for a wide variety of academic sources, available in full text format. 
    -eBook Collection:  a collection of 1,200 Theology and Biblical Studies titles
    -eBook Religion Collection: a collection of 5,100 titles covering a broad range of religious subjects including philosophy, ethics, hisory of religions, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, religious texts and more.  
    -eBook Academic Collection: a collection of over 130,000 multidisciplinary titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.

Print Journals

  • The EBC Library has current subscriptions to a number of current, multidisciplinary journals and magazines, both academic and non-academic.  Please visit the library to view the collection.

Other Online Resources
(No passwords needed!)