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Wright Library is dedicated to supporting the Seminary community's study, research, and teaching work while practicing good stewardship of Seminary resources. Your feedback about the material described below is valuable in guiding library purchasing decisions. Thank you.

Jeremy Wallace

Head of Collection, Research, and Engagement Strategies

Database Trials

Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest)

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Ancestry Library Edition provides access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. Includes billions of records in census data, vital records, directories and photos as well as detailed search indexes and helpful Learning Center tools.

Trial extended December 8, 2022 Library Edition (ProQuest)

Newspapers dot com logo Library Edition includes 4,000+ historical newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s.

Trial extended December 8, 2022


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Hundreds of thousands of e-books for Princeton Seminary faculty, students and staff, plus booklists and other custom features on a Netflix-like platform. First-time users must register using this link first. If the registration code does not appear in the box when you click this link, please copy and paste the address below into your browser and reload the page:

After you have registered, then you can use the link in the Databases A-Z list to login and return to the platform.

If you have any difficulty, please contact the Discovery & Web Services Librarian.

Trial ends July 20, 2023

Recently Purchased

Sabinet African Journals – Religion Collection (Sabinet Online Ltd.)

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Sabinet is the most comprehensive, searchable collection of full-text African electronic journals available on one platform. Access all titles contained in the Religion (excl. T&F) Collection as well as all open access titles.

Brill's Medieval Reference Library Online

graphics from Brill for Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages, Encyclopedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles, Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage, and Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle combined into a single image

Brill's Medieval Reference Library Online includes:

  • Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
  • Encyclopedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles
  • Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage
  • Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Gale) contains books, pamphlets and broadsides in a variety of subjects printed between 1701 and 1800, the vast majority of which are in English with several thousand in French or Latin, smaller numbers in Ancient Greek, German, Italian, Scots Gaelic, Spanish and Welsh, and a few in other languages.

ECCO is a digitization of the eighteenth-century section of the works catalogued in the English Short-title Catalogue (ESTC). The ESTC project has been recording all works published or printed in Britain, Ireland, territories under British colonial rule, and the United States.

Tillich Online (TILLO)

Tillich Online (De Gruyter), the first bilingual database of the entire work of German-American theologian Paul Tillich (1886–1965), documents the Gesammelte Werke (Collected Works) and the Ergänzungs- und Nachlassbände (Supplementary and Literary Estate Volumes).

Wright Library is pleased to offer alumni access to this resource as well.