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Religious Studies Library Guide

Research Tools for Religious Studies

Online Encyclopedias & Dictionaries on Religious Studies

These religious studies encyclopedias and dictionaries are located online.

Online Encyclopedias & Dictionaries that include Religious Studies

These encyclopedias and dictionaries, located online, include reference resources on religious studies.

When to use

Use reference tools (like encyclopedias and dictionaries) to get background information about your research topic. In addition to electronic resources, the library collects print reference sources.

DICTIONARIES & THESAURI: Find definitions, translations, and equivalent terms to help you understand the vocabulary of your topic.

ENCYCLOPEDIAS: May be interdisciplinary or subject specific. Short articles provide summaries about your topic. Articles often discuss key authors in the field, and provide lists of citations to important books and journal articles.

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