Other research resources

A selection of organisations and resources outside of St Mark's library



Search TROVE for all kinds of information on historical Australian content  including books, photos, articles, reports, working papers, audio books, theses, newspaper and magazine titles, and 3D objects. Some full text is included.

Australian Research Online

Search 444,672 Australian research outputs, including theses; preprints; post prints; journal articles; book chapters; music recordings and pictures. Australian Research Online searches simultaneously across the contents of Australian university and government research repositories in addition to several other collections of Australian research.

CSU Online Reference: Theses & Dissertations

The Online Reference: Theses & Dissertations page contains information about digital versions of theses produced by postgraduate research students as well as other resources for those in research.


HathiTrust is a digital repository for great research libraries in the world. HathiTrust brings together the immense collections of the thirteen universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the University of California system to establish a repository for these universities to archive and share their digitized collections.

Music Australia

Australia’s Music: Online, in Time – Music made and played by Australians

  • Australia’s music online in time from the National Library Australia website
  • Historic Australian Newspapers, 1803 to 1954
  • Historic Australian Newspapers from the National Library Australia website

The Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN)

TREN is a library of over 10,000 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 70 different institutions. Titles may be ordered online through our search and order system

Wabash Center Internet Guide to Religion

The Wabash Center Internet Guide to Religion is a selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion: syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, software, etc. The purpose of the Guide is to encourage and facilitate the incorporation of electronic resources into teaching.

Finding God in Cyberspace

A comprehensive guide by John Gresham to religious studies resources on the internet.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Google Theological Journal Search

Google Theological Journal searches over 340 religion journals related to scripture studies, systematic theology, practical ministries, and cognate disciplines for which full text is freely available on the Internet. Among the searchable ejournals are many of those listed in major religion Internet directories and ejournal sites.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download over 32,000 free eBooks to read.

Sacred Texts Archive

Sacred Texts Archive claims to be the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet. The site is dedicated to religious tolerance and scholarship, and has the largest readership of any similar site on the web.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Christian Classics Ethereal Library is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education. It includes many ancient works such as the Church Fathers which can be downloaded in pdf.

Open J-Gate

Open J-Gate is an electronic gateway to global journal literature in open access domain. Open J-Gate provides seamless access to millions of journal articles available online. Open J-Gate is a database of journal literature, indexed from 6906 open access journals, with links to full text at Publisher sites. There are some free full text articles included.

Yale University Divinity Library Research Guide for Christianity and Religious Resources online

This Yale Research Guide is a wonderful resource of religious websites, indexes, full text and primary sources of many of the world’s major historical works. This website is comprehensive and scholarly, particularly suited to major historical research.

Princeton Theological Seminary Digital Archive of Full text online historical resources

The Princeton Theological Seminary Internet Archive is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building and maintaining a free and openly accessible online digital library. Princeton Theological Seminary shares in the vision and mission of the Internet Archive and is contributing books. These books may be browsed by title, author or subject.

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