Online databases and electronic resources | Eastern College Australia

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.

eBooks - Ebook Central by Proquest

  • Theology eBooks and more

Journals and resources provided through EBSCO host (Eastern Collection)

  • eBook Collection
  • Education Research Complete
  • Eric
  • GreenFILE
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • 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 Springer Link 

  • The Australian Educational Researcher

Journals and resources provided through Cambridge Core 

Please tick the box - Only search content I have access to - for these journal

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

 Journals and resources provided through Brill

Left hand column: Search level - All: scroll down to Access - Subscribed content. You should see Browse results - All accessible content.  These titles and more.

  • Mission Studies
  • Vetus Testamentum
  • Novum Testamentum

Journals and resources provided through Oxford

Left hand column: Scroll down to Access articles available to me

  • The Journal of Theological Studies

Journals and resources provided through SAGE 

Go to Advanced Search - Access type - Only Content to which I have full access. Titles include:

  • Journal for the Study of the New Testament
  • Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
  • Currents in Biblical Research
  • Biblical Theology Bulletin
  • Bible Translator
  • The Expository Times
  • Interpretation
  • Theology Today
  • Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care
  • Missiology: An International Review 
  • Studies in Christian Ethics 
  • International Journal of Christianity & Education
  • Australian Journal of Education

Journals and resources provided through Taylor and Francis

Always check that the box under - Refine your search:  Only show content I have full access to 

Titles include: 

  • International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church

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.

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

  • Informit
  • 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


Free E-Books

Multidisciplinary Digital Repositories