Archive for the ‘School of Theology’ Category

Donation to Brisbane Library

Monday, September 28th, 2009

The Brisbane campus library recently received a special donation. Bishop Michael Putney (Townsville) presented a three volume set of the Biblica Hebraica Stuttgartansia, Septuaginta, and Novum Testamentum Graceca. This set was compiled by the German Bible Society to present to Pope Benedict XVI at the Synod of Bishops on the Word ...

New: Palgrave Connect Religion and Philosophy eBooks

Monday, August 17th, 2009

We have now subscribed to over 170 eBooks from the publisher Palgrave MacMillan. If you are studying, researching or teaching in the religion or philosophy area, these eBooks are a great addition.

New – World Religion Database

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

We recently had World Religion Database on trial, but ACU Library has now subscribed to this resource. This database contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides surveys, censuses and estimates to give a definitive picture of international religious demography. Ever wanted to know: top religions by ...

New – Intelex Past Masters

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

The ACU Library has just purchased the Philosophy and Religious Studies eBook Collections in Intelex Past Masters. The Religious Studies Collection includes works from Abelard,  Anselm,  Aquinas, Augustine, Calvin, Chesterton, Francis of Assisi, Kierkegaard, Knox, Luther, Newman, Ockham and Pascal. The Philosophy Collection includes works from Aquinas, Aristotle, Austin, Ayer, Bentham, Boyle, ...

New – Blackwell Reference Online

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

The ACU Library has just subscribed to Blackwell Reference Online. This is an online collection of over 350 reference titles in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Subjects include: business and management classics cultural studies gender studies history literature philosophy psychology religion sociology Check out Blackwell Reference Online.

Trial – World Religion database

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

We have the World Religion database on trial - until 20 July. How could you answer these types of questions? Are there more Muslims or Christians in the world? What is the religious demographic profile of China? How fast is Hinduism growing in the Sweden? Are census figures available for religious affiliation in Brazil? What is ...

New – online – Oxford Biblical Studies Online

Friday, April 24th, 2009

Oxford Biblical Studies Online is a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. There are not only Bible texts (including six Oxford University Press Bibles), but concordances, references, images, maps and other tools such as Biblical calendars and weights and measures. Published by Oxford University Press this ...

Studying philosophy, theology, literature or politics?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Why not have a look at our latest trial? - InteLex Past Masters. InteLex Past Masters is comprised of more than 100 full-text collections containing complete works of many important figures in the humanities and social sciences. Most of these collections are drawn from major scholarly publishers such as Oxford University ...

Oxford Biblical Studies Online – trial

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Oxford Biblical Studies Online is a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. There is also quick access to other great Oxford resources such as: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Oxford Companion to the Bible as well as hundreds of topical essays, images and maps. The Library has ...

Trial: American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection

Friday, March 6th, 2009

This collection, available through Ebsco, contains more than 29,000 historical titles focused on religion and theology, and is available in two series. Series 1 consists of titles from the 13th century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions, with the majority of titles coming from the 19th century. Series 2 ...