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World Religions: Reference and Ebooks

A guide for researching religion, faith, or spirituality

Reference Books

The Reference section is located on the first floor of the library. Reference works are a good place to begin your research, focus a topic, and pick up on significant people, events, themes, aspects, and terminology. Subject encyclopedias like the ones listed below are ideal for getting an overview and factual information about a specialized topic.


Ebooks can be accessed from anywhere. Log in to Esearch for access. The library has 3 Ebook databases, ABC-CLIO, Ebrary, and EBSCO eBook Collection, each with subject categories for religion. Below are a few selections of available Ebooks.