For a selection of New Books in the library click here

The ATL have a number of collections available for your study needs.

  • High Demand (7 day loans) – items that are required for current courses
  • Main Collection – 28 day loans
  • Compactus – Journals, Call numbers between 0-199  and 300 to 999, older pre 1960’s books and the Distance, Hymn and Bible collections
  • Children’s Collection – Resources for children with a focus on ministry with children
  • Theology Reference – Encyclopedia, dictionaries, etc


Books – the ATL catalogue is integrated with the University of Divinity and Flinders University Library catalogues.

  • To search for books, click on FindIt@Flinders.
  • To find books only held in the ATL Library, select Adelaide Theological Library on the right hand side to limit your results.

eBooks – Ebooks are available to the University of Divinity Staff and Students. Books can be downloaded via the University of Divinity Library Hub. Authentication: is required. For more information refer to the Logging In – Library Hub guide or Contact ATL Library staff

  • Proquest eBook Collection – Help Guide
  • EBSCO eBook and EBSCO eBook Religion Collection – Help Guide 
  • Oxford Religion Handbooks Online: is a collection of 113 peer reviewed electronic handbooks on Religious issues. The collection contains in-depth research and high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Oxford Handbooks is one of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing. Click here for the complete list of titles. For more information: 
  • Oxford Very Short Introductions – Religion Collection: offers short original introductions to a wide range of religious subjects. Each eBook is written by experts in a given field to provide key points, facts, analysis and insights on topics. The books are an excellent resource to develop your core understanding on a given subject. The Religion subject area offers access to 70 key eBook introductions from ‘Abrahamic Religions’ to ‘Zionism’. Click here for the complete list of titles. For more information:

For more information on how to best use the services of the ATL please watch the brief video below, ATL Library Orientation session