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Philosophy & Religion: Home

Recommended library resources for research in philosophy and religion.


The following guide will provide various starting points for those conducting research on topics in philosophy and/or religion.

  • Each of the Books tabs will direct the researcher to reference books, encyclopedias and ebooks helpful for getting background information on subjects, key figures, and literature in philosophy and religion.
  • The Find Articles tab will direct the user to those databases pertinent for finding articles in journals and magazines both recent and archived.
  • How to Read a Citation provides simple directions on how to decipher a given citation and see if the library owns the item (book, journal, article) in question.
  • Journals: Scholarly vs. Popular explains the different kinds of periodical literature available to the researcher and how he/she can limit searches to one kind of journal or the other.

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