Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

E-Books: Creating an EBSCO Account

This guide helps you learn how to access the library's e-book collections.

Logging into ATLA/ATLAS database (via EBSCO)

To connect when you are not using an RTS wireless/wired network (ie, off-campus):

GENERAL LOGIN

  1. Go to http://library.rts.edu/ and click on 'Research Databases' and then 'Databases'.
  2. Click on "ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials PLUS".
  3. At the login prompt, you will use the same login as you do for the "Self Service" student registration program. (If you do not remember your login, contact your campus REGISTRAR - *not* the Library, as we do not know your login).
  4. Once it connects you to the EBSCO login screen, click on "ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials PLUS".  (Don't try to select multiple databases!  It will actually make your searching harder, not easier.)
  5. You may go ahead and search at this point, BUT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SAVE INFORMATION BETWEEN SESSIONS.  If you wish to do so, follow the instructions below.

YOUR SPECIFIC LOGIN

To create your own personal (secondary) login, click on the "Sign In" link up top.

At the next screen, you need to click on "Create a new Account".  

This will allow you to create a secondary account within ATLA (EBSCO) so you can save research between sessions.

.

You will be taken to a blank form so you can fill in and create your new account.  

For the username and password, we recommend you use something DIFFERENT FROM YOUR SELF-SERVICE LOGIN for security purposes.

Once you have filled in the information above, click on "Save Changes".  You now have a secondary personal account!

***THIS IS IMPORTANT***

From now on, when you connect to search ATLA/ATLAS, you need to login TWICE, or you will not be able to save new information or find previously saved information.

  1. Login with your 'front door' login (same as Self-Service).
  2. Then use the link in the upper right for your 'secondary' login.