As you are working on research for your Study of Religions courses, please let me know if I can help in any way! Please feel free to email me and we can discuss your questions over email, or we can set up a virtual research session in Zoom, WebEx, or Google Meet. You can view my calendar to set up an video appointment.
ZSR has access to thousands of ebooks and millions of online articles through our regular resources in the library catalog and databases such as Atla and JSTOR. Oxford Handbooks Online: Religion and The Encyclopedia of Religion will be particularly helpful right now. Additionally, we have access to thousands of streaming films and online images if you need multimedia resources. Get tips on finding and using these resources from the tabs above, and links to more online resources in the boxes below.
And last, but not least, remember to cite your sources! The Chicago Manual of Style (use VPN) can help you with formatting citations for the sources you find.
Stay healthy and well!
Two Tech Tips:
The library catalog is the place to locate scholarly ebooks in religious studies. To display only ebook results, make sure you select "available online" and "books" in the filters on the left side of the page. You can also use an * and OR to expand your results, as shown below. Pray*= pray, prayer, prays, prayers, praying, etc... while islam* OR muslim* means any variation of either islam, islams, islamic, muslim, mulims, etc... is an appropriate search result.
Scholarly Journal Articles
If you are looking for scholarly/peer-reviewed/academic articles, look for these features:
The following databases are excellent places to look for scholarly journal articles in religious studies, though you can find many more here.
The resources on this page have been selected because they are especially useful for Wake Forest University students studying Religion.
Use the tabs above to select the type of resource you are interested in.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions!