One excellent way to stay informed about current trends in Biblical and/or New Testament scholarship is to peruse, regularly, respected journals in the field. The following are all peer-reviewed, (at least partially) available online, and are representative of truly fine contemporary scholarship. To browse individual volumes/issues, simply click on the journal's title.
These and many other such publications are available to you - in paper or electronic form - via TML and the Boston College Libraries.
If you search a database and the full article's not there, don't despair. Look for the "FindIt" button: or FindIt@BC. Find It will offer help including:
To search for journal articles via keyword, subject, title, etc., requires access to one or more subject databases. These are among the most relevant databases for study of the New Testament.
The ATLA Religion Database provides an often-overlooked yet highly effective "Scriptures" tool for locating articles on specific Biblical texts. This short video (below) will demonstrate its proper use.
The ATLA Religion Database also provides an option for locating relevant articles by using the Scripture Citations Index. The short video (below) will demonstrate its proper use.