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USML Library Update 

The USML Library’s physical facilities will reopen for patron use on Monday, August 17th. The library's electronic resources and services continue to be available. Interlibrary loan services with other college/university libraries in Illinois have now resumed.

Library staff are now on campus to provide support as needed. Faculty members in need of print resources should contact Natalie Jordan,, to make arrangements. For research assistance or any other questions, you are welcome to contact us.


 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the USML Library has created a new    webpage dedicated to electronic resources that have become freely available during this time.  Click the graphic to view our newest academic e-resources. 






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Brill's Encyclopedia of Early Christianity focuses on the history of early Christian texts, authors, and ideas. Its content bridges the scholarly gap between the fields of New Testament studies and patristics, covering the entire era of early Christianity up to 600 CE.

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Project Muse Site

Project MUSE is a premier digital resource for scholarly research in the humanities and social sciences.

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Jstor Site

JSTOR's Religion & Theology collection supports scholarly research in theology and religious studies as well as related disciplines such as philosophy, history, literature, and archaeology.

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Credo Site

Credo Reference is now available to USML faculty and students! Credo enhances the research experience by combining authoritative reference content with a one-stop exploratory search platform, integrated with our library resources.

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Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks, covering a wide range of subject areas.

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Oxford Biblical Studies Online is a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history.

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A comprehensive database on biblical archaeology, including over 7,000 articles from Biblical Archaeology Review (1975 to present), Bible Review (1985 to 2005 complete), and Archaeology Odyssey (1998 to 2006 complete) as well as the New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land, e-books, videos and more.

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This database centers on the history of slavery, racism, and race in the United States and the world, from ancient times to the present. It includes thousands of legal documents and commentaries on slavery as well as pamphlets, books, journal articles, essays, modern histories, and the newest scholarship on these topics.

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Chicago Studies is a theological journal for those serving in parish ministry. 

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