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Library Guide Theology: Databases, dictionaries and encyclopedias

All library services and resources in the field of Theology

General databases

In the list below you can find interdisciplinary databases. These databases are not primarily meant for theology, nevertheless they contain many relevant titles.

Subject Databases Theology

The databases in the list below are specifically aimed at theology. See 'more' for a short description of the database.

Bibliographical databases

Bibles and Bible texts



Online encyclopedias for theology. Printed encyclopedias and reference books are available in the Reading Room at the ground floor of the Central Library.


Below you find several dictionaries for interpreting and translating texts.

Catholic Documentation Centre

The Catholic Documentation Centre preserves, organizes and provides access to archives, books, brochures, magazines, photos, video and audio recordings from 1800, and digital sources from private collections of Catholic individuals and collections from civic Catholic organizations in the Netherlands. They are located in the Central Library, 1st floor.