MTSO is happy to provide this vast periodical collection for alumni. Enjoy free access to 140 religion and theological journals dating back as far as 1924.

ATLAS for ALUM is a full-text collection of journals selected by leading religion scholars, theologians and clergy. Offered by the American Theological Library Association, this database includes searchable, scanned copies of publications.

As an alum of MTSO, you qualify for a free ATLAS for ALUM subscription, supported by a new multi-year grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. You will need to acquire login information from Dickhaut Library Director Elonda Clay at

Titles from the ATLAS online collection include Christianity Today, Christian Century,Church History, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Biblioteca Sacra, Interpretation, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, and Theology Today, among many others.

Please note that some participating publications embargo their content for up to a year, meaning the most recent issues you could access are a year old.

More information on the service is available at We hope and expect you’ll find ATLAS for ALUM an extremely valuable resource for sermon preparation and other research.