Research and Online Resources

Library Catalog (ODIN)

The Graham Library belongs to ODIN (Online Dakota Information Network) a statewide library consortium. Available on the World Wide Web, ODIN connects our library with over 50 library systems in North Dakota. Over 2.7 million records are available online from these libraries.
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EBSCO Databases

As part of the ODIN consortium, the library currently subscribes to 62 databases which include thousands of full text periodical and journal articles, state and national newspapers, reference material, an eBook database with over 11,800 public domain and copyrighted titles, and WorldCat, a worldwide library database with over 49 million searchable records.

EBSCO eBook Collection

EBSCO eBooks is one of the databases received as part of the ODIN consortium and consists of over 15,000 public domain and copyrighted titles.  Nearly 12,000 of those eBooks are accessible through the online catalog.

EBook Collection

A to Z Maps

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Global Road Warrior

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World Cat (OCLC Firstsearch)

Local Databases

  • The Theological Journal Library (Vol. 1-10)
  • Youth Specialties Complete Ideas Library
  • Zondervan Image archives
  • Paraclete (1967-1995)

**These local databases are housed on Computer Station #1 as they are single license databases. Computer Station #1 is located in the Reference Room of the Graham Library.

ATLA Databases

ATLA Religion Database

Combining the premier index of journal articles, book  reviews and collections of essays in all fields of religion  with ATLA’s online collection of major religion and theology journals, this database provides:


•  Full text for more than 442,300 electronic articles and book review from 230 journals selected by leading religion scholars


• More than 1.75 million article citations from over 1,700 journals (578 currently indexed)


ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index

Covering all areas of Roman Catholic theology and spirituality, this database features:

• More than 510,000 records

• A product of the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) since acquisition in September 2011

• Indexing of periodicals, essay collections, church documents, papal documents and electronic resources


Old Testament Abstracts Online

A product of the partnership between the American Theological Library Association and the Catholic Biblical Association, this bibliographic resource for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works and software related to Old Testament studies offers:

• Abstracts from more than 500 journals

• Topics including antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and more

• Coverage dating back to 1978


New Testament Abstracts Online

The product of a partnership between the American

Theological Library Association and Boston College and an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament, this database covers:

• Abstracts for more than 48,000 articles, 1,700 reviews, plus 64 software abstracts

• Coverage dating back to 1985

• Over 2,000 articles added annually

• More than 18,000 book summaries with approximately 900 added annually