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Paisley International Baccalaureate Program: Genesis & Gilgamesh

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Hu Womack
Instruction & Outreach Librarian

Jon Moore
Reference Services Coordinator

Genesis & Gilgamesh

A note about accessing online resources

You can only access ZSR's online databases or e-journals from on campus (on a public computer in ZSR Library or by connecting to a WFU Wi-Fi network on your own device).

You can access NC LIVE resources from home as long as you have a public library card.

1. Background research

It's vital to start your research by getting an overview of your topic from a reliable source. Here's where to start.

Reference Databases

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Reference Books

2. Scholarly books & articles

Keep your search going by narrowing your topic to something more specific.


Improve your search by trying these search enhancers.

  • (flood OR deluge)
  • (Noah OR Nuh)
  • (Gilgamesh AND Utnapishtim)
  • "Genesis 6"
  • "comparative studies"

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Find scholarly books in the stacks

Call Number Range Subject
BL300-325 The myth. Comparative mythology
BL410 Religions in relation to one another
BL1615-1616 Semitic religions. Sumerian
BS410-680 Works about the Bible
BS701-1830 Old Testament

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