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Study of Religions: Journals and Databases

Library resources for Study of Religions

Journals and eJournals


Find specific electronic & print journals by searching the Journal Portal 

Browse  Philosophy and Religion   journals to get an idea of what is available.


What is an Academic Journal?

A 'periodical' or 'serial' = any publication published regularly (includes magazines, newspapers, newsletters).

A ‘scholarly’/academic’ journal:  periodical containing research articles, that is peer-reviewed, and aimed at researchers.

Peer review: every paper/article submitted to the journal is reviewed by independent experts. Papers are accepted/rejected based on quality.


The databases below also offer good coverage of religious studies articles, journal titles etc.

Other relevant databases

See the full list of databases available at UCC Library here

Web Resources

Theses & Newspapers

For access to UCC theses and theses from other Universities refer to the Theses Guide. For information about Newspapers in UCC Library, and newspapers available through Library databases, see the Newspapers Guide.

Reference Sources

The reference books below are available in UCC Library