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.

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 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.


The Counseling and Therapy Subscription Channel (Apr. 24 - May 15)

The Counseling and Therapy Subscription Channel features applied training materials that help today's counseling students, faculty, and practitioners put theory into practice. The award-winning resources included in the channel offer more than 2,000 hours of training videos, conference sessions, and footage of actual therapy session and 100,000 pages of transcripts, client narratives, and reference works.

  • Counseling and Therapy in Video

    This collection provides a thorough grounding in dozens of therapeutic methods and diagnoses, insight into the human condition, and training in skills such as reflection and empathy while working with specific populations such as veterans and teens.

  • The Journal of Counseling and Therapy

    Provides access to the latest research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology through contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops from renowned counselors, psychologists, and practitioners.

  • Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Vol. I

    This is a searchable collection containing real transcripts of counseling and therapy sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material.

  • Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Vol. II

    Because all content was recorded in 2012 or later, Volume II features contemporary issues and the most up-to-date therapeutic approaches to treat them. The collection is an outstanding resource for teaching and research and adheres to the American Psychological Association’s Ethics Guidelines for use and anonymity.