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World Religions: Getting Started

Resources in World Religions

Getting started on your World Religions research


Encyclopedia articles are a great way to gather background information as you begin your research.

Once you have a good encyclopedia article, use the tabs across the top of the guide to find books, articles, and web pages in this subject area. The Cite Your Sources tab will help you to properly cite the resources you find.

As always, if your research is taking too long or you have questions use the Ask Us button on the right hand side of this page to contact your Librarians for further assistance.

Find encyclopedia articles online




  • A great place to look for background information
  • Preferred over Wikipedia articles by your instructors
  • Comes with properly formatted citations for your bibliography!

Credo Reference: Topic Pages

Topic pages from Credo Reference give you a quick overview of a topic and lead you to even more high-quality resources, including those available at the YCCC library. Properly formatted citations are included!

Learn more about Topic Pages.

Here is a sampling of religion related topic pages:

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