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IND127: Finding Resources - IND127


Welcome to IND127! This guide will assist you in finding information for your project in this class. Use the boxes below to find resources in the library and on the web.

Finding Background Information - Library Databases

Finding Background Information - Print Resources

Encyclopedia of Religion 200 En3 16 vols  - Reference section

New Dictionary of Religions 200.3 N48  -Reference section

Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes  973 G25 3 4 vols - Reference section

Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures: The Civilizations of Mexico and Central America 972.01 O984 3 vols - Reference section

Encyclopedia of Africa South of the Sahara 967 En39  4 vols  - Reference Section

Africana: Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience 960 Af67a  -Reference section

***Use the Credo Reference database to find information on other cultures not listed above***

Finding Statistical Information

Search Tips

  • With print resources, use the index to help quickly identify subject areas.  In multivolume works, the index is usually part of the last volume.


  • Remember to use various terms that are similar in definition when searching.  Examples: rituals, ceremonies, religious practice.


  • Current statistical information is usually 2-3 years old, this is due to the time it takes to collate large quantities of information.


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