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Recommended library resources for research in religion.

About This Guide

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

  • The Books tab will direct the researcher to reference books, encyclopedias, and ebooks helpful for getting background information on subjects, key figures, and literature in religion.
  • The Databases - Find Articles tab will direct the user to those databases pertinent for finding articles in journals and magazines both recent and historic.
  • How to Cite provides directions and resources on producing correct citations.
  • 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.

Other tabs are self-explanatory. Feel free to click and explore as you see fit.

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