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Religious Studies: Databases

Finding Articles

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There are many places to find journal articles on your topic.

The collections presented here vary from multi-topic databases of scholarly articles, to specialized religious studies databases, to websites that supply facts and data. Here are some general tips useful for your searching:

  • Keywords not working?  Think of synonyms.
  • Try filters and limiters offered on the database or site, such as date limiting; subject options that trim a massive results list, etc.)
  • Use a thesaurus to pinpoint perfect words for your topic. Or, when you find a terrific article, book, or video, make a note of the subject words on the record representing the titles (a.k.a. keywords or descriptors)

Cultural Databases

Religion Data and Surveys

Multi-Subject Databases

Specialized Religion Databases & Websites