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EBSCO Publishing Adds to Collection of Digital Archives

~ ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2 (1894-1923)
Now Available on EBSCOhost® ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 25, 2010 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) is announcing the release of ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2. This is the second of two monograph series offered by EBSCO from American Theological Library Association’s (ATLA) historical monograph archives. EBSCO partnered with ATLA in 2008 to provide new collections of historical monographs and serials in digital format.

ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2 consists of digital versions of rare historical primary sources published from 1894 up to 1923. Including more than 14,000 titles, Series 2 is a vast collection containing over five million pages of content.

This second series presents a comprehensive picture of the growing interest in and understanding of Eastern religions from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Series 2 includes hundreds of volumes describing the evangelical movement and collections of evangelical sermons including covering the debates between science and religion in the current day that has its roots in the late nineteenth century. The resource also describes the missionary activities of the period and includes books about women and the church as well as Native Americans and their religion. Other subjects include: changing demographics, church life, doctrinal disputes, higher criticism, Judeo-Christian religions and social movements.

EBSCO provides access via its EBSCOhost® Content Viewer . The state-of-the art interface was designed to enable researchers to navigate historical content in a manner that is fast, natural and preserves the serendipity involved in doing historical research. The EBSCOhost Content Viewer reproduces the best aspects of the physical library research experience while incorporating the advances in modern digital technology.

About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator, offering a suite of more than 300 full-text and secondary research databases. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). The company’s product lines include proprietary databases such as Academic Search™, Business Source®, CINAHL®, DynaMed™, Literary Reference Center™, MasterFILE™, NoveList®, SocINDEX™ and SPORTDiscus™ as well as dozens of leading licensed databases such as ATLA Religion Database™, EconLit, Inspec®, MEDLINE®, MLA International Bibliography, The Philosopher’s Index™, PsycARTICLES® and PsycINFO®. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. EBSCO is the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ a core collection of locally-indexed metadata creating a unified index of an institution’s resources within a single, customizable search point providing everything the researcher needs in one place—fast, simple access to the library’s full text content, deeper indexing and more full-text searching of more journals and magazines than any other discovery service (www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: [email protected].

EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

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For more information, please contact:
Kathleen McEvoy
Public Relations Manager
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
[email protected]

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