Atla Resources for the Study of Religion & Theology

Atla produces a variety of trusted research tools for the study of religion and theology. If you are looking for bibliographic information or full-text collections of journal articles covering diverse topics and languages, these research tools are the place to start.

Atla Religion Database (Atla RDB)

Produced by Atla, a membership association of collectors and connectors in religion and theology, this database is an essential resource for religious and theological studies, providing bibliographic records covering topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history and religion in social issues. Indexed journals are selected for inclusion according to their scholarly merit and scope.

Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1, 13th Century-1893

Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1 is an archive of religious and theological literature from the late 13th century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. The collection covers diverse religious topics and includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek and Hebrew.

Atla Religion Database (Atla RDB) with AtlaSerials (Atlas)

Produced by Atla, a membership association of collectors and connectors in religion and theology, this  database combines the premier indexing from Atla Religion Database® (Atla RDB®with AtlaSerials® (Atlas®), one of Atla's online full-text collections of major religion and theology journals.

Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2, 1894-1922

Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2  is an archive of religious and theological literature from 1894 through 1922. It showcases the changing landscape of religion in America at the turn of the century, including the growing interest in non-Western religions.

Atla Religion Database (Atla RDB) with AtlaSerials PLUS (Atlas PLUS)

Produced by Atla, a membership association of collectors and connectors in religion and theology,  the Atla Religion Database® (Atla RDB®) with AtlaSerials PLUS® (Atlas PLUS®) combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with Atla's largest online collection of major journals. 

Atla Historical Monographs Collection (11 Series)

With the Atla Historical Monographs Collection (11 Series), religion and theology scholars can focus their research on the era and topics that most closely fit their fields of study. Eleven thematic series provide researchers with specialized content spanning from the 13th century through 1922.

New Testament Abstracts Online

A product of a partnership between Atla and Boston College, this database is an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for religion and theology scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu.

Atla - Alumni Access

Produced by Atla, a membership association of collectors and connectors in religion and theology, these databases are essential to religious and theological studies. Make it possible for your alumni to access the same Atla products they used as students by complementing your institutional Atla subscriptions with Atla – Alumni Access.

Old Testament Abstracts Online

A product of a partnership between Atla and the Catholic Biblical Association, this database features indexing and abstracts for religion and theology journal articles, monographs, multi-author works and software related to Old Testament studies.

About Atla

Established in 1946 as the American Theological Library Association, Atla is a membership association of librarians and information professionals, and a producer of research tools, committed to advancing the study of religion and theology. Their membership includes more than 800 individuals and libraries at academic institutions from diverse religious traditions and backgrounds.

As a community of collectors and connectors, Atla works to promote worldwide scholarly communication in religion and theology by advancing the work of libraries and related information providers.

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