Online databases and electronic resources


Attention MST Students: The following resources are available to all current students, and access credentials are available via eCampus.


College Subscriptions

Due to licensing restrictions, usage of online journal indexes and full text journal databases is restricted to current students and academic staff of MST and Eastern College Australia. Non student borrowers are not permitted to use these databases. There are no restrictions on accessing free ebooks or ejournals, and multidisciplinary digital repositories.

For detailed instructions on how to use these databases, please refer to the Resource Centre Instructional Handbook.

Journals and resources provided through EBSCO host (Eastern Collection)

  • eBook Collection
  • Education Research Complete
  • Eric
  • GreenFILE
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • PsycARTICLES
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
  • Teacher Reference Center


Journals and resources provided through EBSCO host (MST Collection)

  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
  • eBook Collection
  • eBook Religion Collection
  • Religion and Philsophy Collection
  • Teacher Reference Center


Journals and resources provided through Informit 

  • Collection of Australian databases covering television, Business, Health, Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, and Public Affairs


Journals and resources provided through Springer Link 

  • The Australian Educational Researcher


Journals and resources provided through Cambridge Core (coming soon)

  • Church History
  • Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture
  • New Testament Studies
  • Scottish Journal of Theology

Journal Availability (Including print copies)


State Library of Victoria

Library membership is free, and gives you access to over five million books, photos, artworks, maps, manuscripts and more. Victorian members can also have free access from home to the Library's eresources, including ebooks, enewspapers, ejournals and streaming services. To access the resources you must provide your Australian mobile phone number and/or email address. https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/search-discover

The following is a list sample list of the databases that are available through the State Library:

  • JSTOR
  • ProQuest
  • ProQuest Ebook Central
  • Pressreader
  • Gale, Cengage Learning

National Library of Australia

The Library holds the greatest collection in the world of material relating to Australia and the Australian people.  It ranges from the earliest European works about the Great Southern Land to the most current publications.  The collection includes all formats of material, from books and magazines to pictures, photographs, maps, sheet music, oral history recordings, manuscript papers, ephemera and much, much more!

  • access to digital collections, including eResources, ebooks, archived websites, and a specially curated—and growing—number of items digitised from the Library’s own collections
  • Trove, where you can explore Australia’s cultural collections and a wealth of digitised and online content
  • online discovery tools, including our catalogue, finding aids, and research guides, which will assist you in locating, discovering, requesting and exploring our collections

Other resources available online

Centre for Christian Apologetics, Scholarship and Education (CASE)

Articles from the Case Online Library can be accessed at https://www.case.edu.au/blogs/case-subscription-library
At present students are not able to access the CASE online library but it is possible to get a print or email copy of an article by request to MST or Eastern library staff. Please contact the service desk or email library@mst.edu.au

Free E-Books

Multidisciplinary Digital Repositories