Religion & Theology

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics

Offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day. Features advanced search options, as well as extensive cross-references and full-text search functionality using the Hebrew character set.

Luthers Werke im WWW

Provides the complete collection of Martin Luther’s writings in both German and English. This database reproduces the Weimar Edition in electronic form. The Weimar Edition provides an historical-critical tool for theologians, historians, linguists and literary critics carrying out research into Luther’s life and work.

Archives of Sexuality & Gender. LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

The Baylor Libraries have acquired additional content for this resource. The updated description is provided below.

Brings together disparate collections of documents, grassroots newsletters, journals, periodicals, literature, diaries, personal papers, government documents, and ephemeral material related to the LGBTQ movement in North America and beyond. Part I covers the gay rights movement, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and gay activism. Part II extends coverage to regional communities in the US, underrepresented communities, lesbian feminist groups, and non-profit organizations working for gay rights. Issues include social, legal, medical, and historical topics. Search by keyword with limits to content type, date, language, and source library (among others). Primary sources.

China from Empire to Republic

Access the full-text of primary source material from the early 19th through the mid-20th century on Chinese education, politics, economy, Christianity, and science/ technology. Consists of two collections: 1) English- language magazines and journals on missions, Chinese history and culture, literature, and the development of Christian education in China; 2) Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China documenting trade, international affairs, and includes reports on the historical events of the time – wars, insurrections, opium trade, and government. Includes essays by scholars providing background to the documents, photos, and other archival materials in the collection. Keyword and advanced search with limits to collection, publication date, content type, and language (Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese). Primary source.

China: Trade, Politics & Culture

Access primary source, English-language materials on China’s relations with the world from the late 18th century through the mid 20th century. Papers, reports, and correspondence of diplomatic missions to China from the earliest contacts through the Nixon-era; records of the governing body of foreign trade with China (Chinese Maritime Customs Service); missionary periodicals detailing religious and cultural contacts; personal papers, diaries, and correspondence; maps, illustrations, and photographs. Search by keyword or advanced search; limit by document type, region, or date. Contextual essays and a video introduction provide additional information. Primary Source.

Early Church Texts

Provides access to information on the early Christian church from the first through the fifth centuries, including a growing number of original language Greek and Latin texts.

Flavius Josephus Online

Provides access to the four surviving worksJudean War, Judean Antiquities, Life, and Against Apion, in thirty Greek volumes, of first-century Jewish historian, Flavius Josephus. This is the online edition of the Flavius Josephus, Translation and Commentary print series from Brill.

State Papers Online. Government of Britain, 1509-1714

Full-text of British state and government papers from the reign of Henry VIII through the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and held by the British National Archives and in various private and university libraries. Includes excellent essays providing background to the documents, eras, reigns, and domestic and foreign/international relations of Great Britain from 1509 – 1603. Basic and advanced search options with limits to reign, date, collection, language, author/recipient, and geography. Research tools section includes abbreviations, glossary, genealogy trees, money/ weights/measures, chronologies, and an image gallery. Primary source.


Provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), this resource is building a comprehensive gateway to all doctoral and master-level theses and dissertations, many openly accessible, by harvesting the information from repositories throughout the world.

Early European Books

Traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-color, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources. It provides scholars with new ways of accessing and exploring all works printed in Europe before 1701, drawing together a diverse array of printed sources, regardless of language, as well as works published further afield. Developed and produced in close collaboration with scholars, rare book librarian, bibliographers, and other experts from the library world, this resource opens the door to some of the world’s most significant collections of early printed books. The collection has been developed in partnership with The Royal Library – Det Kongelige Bibliotek (Copenhagen, Denmark), National Central Library in Florence – Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (Florence, Italy), The National Library – Koninklijke Bibliotheek (The Hague, The Netherlands), Wellcome Library (London, UK) and National Library of France – Bibliothèque nationale de France (Paris, France).

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