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Some places to start

Relevant library databases

ATLA Religion Database (EBSCO)
Indexes academic journals, magazines, books, and book reviews in all fields of religious and theological studies. Coverage goes back to the early 19th century.

Humanities Full Text (EBSCO)
Indexes and abstracts academic journals, magazines, and book reviews in the humanities. Includes abstracts and selected full-text. Coverage extends back to 1984.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (EBSCO)
Provides indexing, abstracting, and selected full text to the Wilson databases for Business, Education, General Science, Humanities, Readers' Guide, and the Social Sciences. Also includes selected full text to the Wilson databases for Art, Biological & Agricultural Index, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, and Library Literature & Information Science.

ProQuest Religion
Covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many, worldwide religions. In addition, there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations.

Project Muse
Searchable collection of recent full-text humanities, social science and mathematics journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

dpoley Darren G. Poley
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Falvey Library, Villanova University
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Villanova , PA , 19085
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Office phone: 610-519-6371

Key catalog searches

Buddhism Encyclopedias

Critical terms for the study of Buddhism

History of Zen (ebook)

Oxford handbook of contemporary Buddhism

Studying Buddhism in practice

Teachings of the Buddha (series)


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