San Jose Online Academic Resources

Western provides students with full access from any web connection to five leading religion and psychology databases through EBSCOhost, plus seven other search engines to choose from.


Please note that as of 7/12/11, the EBSCOhost password has changed. If you need to use EBSCOhost to access online journals, you will need to send the librarian, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., an email for the new password.

  • ATLA Religion Database – more than 1 million records from theological journals, essays, book reviews, etc. covering Biblical studies, world religions, church history and religious perspectives on social issues from 1949 to present. ATLA Religion Database has added some new resources. Please read the update.
  • PsycARTICLES – more than 134,000 articles from 63 journals covering peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology, 50 published by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Registered students may access the above from home. Please note that by contract these databases are for use by current Western students and faculty only. Registered students will receive the password and ID to access these databases.

All students will have the opportunity to receive training from the branch librarian for the online resources.