Research Library

Welcome to the Graduate Theological Foundation’s online Research Library which houses a collection of outstanding academic resources to enable students, faculty and the general public to conduct in-depth research online. Resources include scholarly journals, databases, archives, directories and indices across a wide range of subject areas, with a majority of journals being open access and the vast majority of additional resources being free of cost. See the Guide to Abbreviations below to determine if a resource requires payment for access. (Learn about open access and why it is helpful to researchers and scholars.)   

Consulting Librarian: Dr. Mohammed Abdul Shaheed Khan, Professor of Information Management and Technology 
 

 Guide to Abbreviations
 
FA = Free Abstracts (Full abstracts free of charge)
LFA = Limited Free Access (Excerpts or single issues free of charge)
OA = Open Access (Full articles free of charge)
PA = Pay Access (Payment for full articles/issues, or subscription, is required.)
 
GTF Resources 
Subject Areas
Special Resources 

 GTF Resources
 
 
Note: Those interested in reading a doctoral thesis, master’s thesis or exit project by a GTF student may request that they be put in touch with the project or thesis author.
 

Biblical Studies
 
Journals
 
 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
 

Bioethics / Medicine / Healing Arts
 
Journals
 
Aporia: The Nursing Journal (English-French) OA
Bioethics FA/PA
 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Canon Law
 
Journals
 
Canonical Studies (1991-2009) OA
 
Additional Resources
 
Acta Apostolicae Sedis (archives) (English-Latin-Italian)
Bibliotecanonica (Italian-English-French-Latin)
Catholic Dimensions of Legal Study (annotated bibliography)
Derecho Canónico (artículos de revista)
 

Creative Arts
 
Journals
 
Image LFA/PA
 
Additional Resources
 
Direction Indexes – Literature and the Arts (A Mennonite Brethren Forum) OA
 

Education
 
Journals
 
 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Gender & Women's Studies
 
Journals
 
 
Additional Resources
 
Direction Indexes – Women in the Church (A Mennonite Brethren Forum) OA
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
MAKERS (videos)
PubPsych (English-German)
Voices from the Gaps (writers and artists)
 

Islam
 
Journals
 
Comparative Islamic Studies (2005-2008) FA/PA
 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
Maktabah (Library of Islamic texts)
PubPsych (English-German)
Tanzil (Searchable Qur'an in 35+ languages)
 

Judaism
 
Journals
 
AJS Review FA/LFA/PA
 
Additional Resources
 
The Jewish Virtual Library
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Leadership
 
Journals
 
 
Additional Resources
 
The Denver Journal (bibliographies and reviews)
Direction Indexes – Leadership (A Mennonite Brethren Forum) OA
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
MAKERS (videos)
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Logotherapy and Existential Analysis
 
Journals
 
 
Additional Resources
 
 

Mediation / Conflict Resolution / Peace Studies
 
Journals
 
Revista de Paz y Conflictos (English-Spanish) OA
 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Music and Liturgy
 
Journals
 
Sacred Music Journal (archives) OA
Studies in Liturgy (English-French) OA
 
Additional Resources
 
Direction Indexes – Music (A Mennonite Brethren Forum) OA
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
Pastoral Music (1976-2007)
 

Pastoral Care and Counseling
 
Journals
 

LFA

 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Philosophy / Ethics
 
Journals
 
 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Psychology
 
Journals 
 
Review in Psychology Research (English-Chinese) OA
 
 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Social Justice
 
Journals
 
 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Spirituality and Spiritual Direction
 
Journals
 
 
Additional Resources
 
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
 

Theology and Religious Studies

Journals
 
 
Additional Resources
 
Catechism of the Catholic Church (USCCB) (with glossary and analytical index)
JSTOR (journal aggregator) LFA/PA
PubPsych (English-German)
Revue d’histoire Ecclesiastique (English-French-German) LFA
Sociology of Religion (articles and bibliographies)
 

Special Resources
 
Recommended Writing Guides
 
 
Note: The GTF does not require any single reference system, but does insist on consistency in bibliographic style.

Bibliographies
 
Catholic Dimensions of Legal Study (annotated bibliography)
The Denver Journal (bibliographies and reviews)
Sociology of Religion (articles and bibliographies)
 

Dissertations and Theses
 
 

Español
 
Revistas Académicas
 
Derecho Canónico (artículos de revista)
Revista de Paz y Conflictos (Spanish-English)
 
Recursos Adicionales
 
Dialnet (requires registration)
 

Libraries and Collections