Alumnae/i Library Services

Online Resources

Google Books

Millions of books, some free to read and most with free previews. Access Google Books

Google Scholar

Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Access Google Scholar

HathiTrust Digital Library

A partnership of major research institutions and libraries. Many resources are freely accessible. Access HathiTrust Digital Library


More than 6,000 articles and chapters on topics including Old and New Testament, Theology, Ethics, History and Sociology of Religion, and more. Access Religion-Online

Wabash Center - Internet Guide to Religion

A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion, including syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, and software. Access Wabash Center - Internet Guide to Religion


Find items in other libraries. Access WorldCat

Library Services for Alumnae/i

Borrowing Policies

As alums we encourage you to use our library resources! Wondering how many items you can borrow and for how long? Check out our borrowing and patron information.

ATLAS for Alums 

ATLA Serials (ATLAS®) is an online collection of more than 100 major religion and theology journals. ATLAS was developed and maintained by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA). It is freely available here for PTS alumnae/i thanks to funding from Lilly Endowment Inc. ATLAS users can read articles or research the history of a topic from as early as 1924 to the present. You will need a PTS account to login to the ATLA Database. If you do not have a PTS account, please go to the PTS account signup page to obtain these credentials. Access ATLA for Alums.

Alumnae/i Access Programs

New program allows alums, independent scholars, and researchers to create a MyJSTOR account and access more than 1,000 read-only articles. Access JSTOR