Electronic Resources

The Booher Library supports Seminary of the Southwest students, faculty and staff by providing access to electronic resources for research. These resources are readily available on campus, but require a username and password for off campus access. Please contact a librarian for assistance. Visitors and guests may use electronic resources in the library during regular library hours. Alumni/Alumnae have remote access to ATLASerials for Alum and may request a password by contacting a librarian.

SEEKER - (beta testing site)
Seeker is our new Discovery Service from EBSCO. It allows the user to search for books, journals, ebooks, ejournals, database articles and more, all from one search box. Give it a try in this beta version before it goes live later this year!

A-to-Z Journal Service
A-to-Z is a comprehensive listing of every online journal title available in the ATLAS and EBSCO Databases, the Electronic Journal Service and the cataloged print journals available in the Booher Library.

ATLAS Index and EBSCO Databases
This is a large set of databases covering several subject areas on the EBSCO platform. It includes ATLAS (American Theological Library Association Serials) - an online full-text collection of major religion and theology journals, and many of the databases we receive through TexShare (see the link below).

PsycArticles is a robust database offering complete access to the full text of more than 100 landmark journals in behavioral science and related fields ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neuroscience.

PsycBOOKS® from the American Psychological Association (APA), includes over 38,000 chapters in PDF from over 2,500 books, published by the APA and other distinguished publishers, and includes digitized content of historical significance from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection. It also contains over 1,600 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s, and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.

Religious & Theological Abstracts
R&TA provides abstracts from a wide variety of periodical literature, including Christian, Jewish, and other World religions as well as objective summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology. Choose "Search R&TA" from the database menu.

Cambridge Histories Online
The Cambridge Histories series include more than 300 volumes, grouped into topics to search and browse through an array of historical subject areas.

Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. As a historical dictionary, it is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. You’ll find present-day meanings in the OED, but you’ll also find the history of individual words, and of the language—traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Oxford Handbooks Online - Religion
Oxford Handbooks Online - Psychology
In Oxford Handbooks Online, the world's leading scholars write review essays that evaluate the current thinking in a field of study and suggest its future direction. Guided tour and live demonstrations.

Oxford Reference Online - eBooks
List of SSW Oxford Reference eBook titles
Created from Oxford's award-winning print scholarly reference sets, these e-reference resources are fully searchable with remote access available anytime, anywhere.

TexShare databases
We are afforded a large collection of databases by being a participating member of TexShare, a consortium of libraries administered by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Find here a complete listing of TexShare databases.