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Theology & Ancient Language and Text Studies: Articles/Journals

Welcome to the Library guide for Theology. Here you will find a OneStop service to assist you in your studies or research at the Faculty of Theology of the North-West University.

Find a specific article

  1. Search on the AtoZ list of electronic journals to determine whether it is available electronically.
  2. Search in the catalogue to determine whether it is available in printed format.
  3. Do an interlibrary loan.  Contact the Library for assistance.
    (Available for staff and postgraduates.)

Find information on a specific subject - EbscoHost

Open Access Journals

South African scholarly journals available through open access (full text) can be found in the Directory of Open Access Journals (SA).  Currently these journals for Theology and Classics are included:  AkroterionHTS theological studies/teologiese studiesIn die Skriflig/In luce VerbiKoers: bulletin for Christian scholarship/bulletin vir Christelike wetenskapNederduitse Gereformeerde teologiese tydskrifOld Testament essaysScripturaVerbum et Ecclesia.

Database access

Username:  University number
Password:  eFundi password (own unique password )

If you don't have a password, create one here (click on "forgot password").
Default password is ID number/passport number@Nwu
Change it here to a password of you choice.
Click on "Click here to log in..." on the verification page.

More information about passwords
Contact if you experience problems with access.
Always include your university number in communication.

Google Scholar Search

Use the advanced search option to search for more specific results in GoogleScholar.  When you access GoogleScholar from the Library's webpage, you will get more results in full text than going to the webpage directly.  Search for results not available in full text on the Library's databases. 

Google Scholar Search

Additional resources