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Ancient Jewish Archaeology: Indexes

Find Indexes/Databases

Yale University provides hundreds of electronic indexes/databases. To view an exhaustive list of those available, follow this link, Find Databases A-Z, or use the search box below.

Yale has also digitized hundreds of its own collections, including photographs, maps, drawings, photos, and more. To search for your own, follow this link: Yale Digital Collections.

To view the digital collections available through the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript library, follow this link: Beinecke Digital Collections.


Atla Religion Database (Atla RDB) with AtlaSerials (Atlas)

Produced by Atla, a membership association of collectors and connectors in religion and theology, this database combines the premier indexing from Atla Religion Database® (Atla RDB®) with AtlaSerials® (Atlas®), one of Atla's online full-text collections of major religion and theology journals. Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials provides coverage from 1949 and retrospective indexing for several journal issues as far back as the nineteenth century. Journals are selected for inclusion according to their scholarly merit and scope.

Digital Archaeological Atlas of the Holy Land

A comprehensive database of archaeological sites with maps, photographs and artifacts.

Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine

An internet-accessible database of published inscriptions dating between ca. 500BCE and 614CE together with contextual information.


Searches academic journals and books in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Full-text access to most journal articles.


RAMBI is a selective bibliography of academic articles covering all of the fields of Jewish Studies, and it is largely based on the collections of the National Library. RAMBI refers to articles in Hebrew, Latin or Cyrillic letters. By the end of 2013 RAMBI included about 350,000 records, from about 21,000 different sources. A Rambi record includes – in its abbreviated form: author, title, bibliographic information and access to the full text. For further information please open the full record. Search options are: Subject, Author, Title, Source or keywords from any of these fields.The database is updated on a daily basis.

Religious and Theological Abstracts is an indexing and abstracting database covering scholarly journals in the fields of religion and theology. It includes a variety of periodical literature including Christian, Jewish, and other world religions, and it provide English language abstracts of articles in English, Hebrew, Afrikaans, and major European languages. It supports searching by title, author, year, Bible citation, and journal name. Updated quarterly.