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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOHost)(searching tips)
Academic Search Premier includes general interest and scholarly articles in a variety of areas including the humanities.

Provides access to scholarly journals in many humanities disciplines, including religion and philosophy. Coverage begins with volume 1 for each title. Depending on the publisher, the most recent three - five years may not be available via JSTOR.

Access to local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers. Paid advertisementss and newswire articles are excluded. This database includes the Aberdeen American News, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and the New York Times.

ProQuest (searching tips)
ProQuest includes general interest and scholarly articles in a variety of areas including the humanities.

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World -- 2004
This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries.

Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online
GAMEO provides reliable information on Anabaptist-related topics, including history, theology, biography, institutions and local congregations.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions -- 2009
Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada.

World Religions Reference Library -- 2007
Covers the history, traditions and worldviews of dominant and less prominent religions and their sects and offshoots.


  • Films On Demand (Select "Philosophy & Religion" under Subjects)
  • God in America (2010) -- DVD 416
  • Christianity: the First Thousand Years (2001) -- DVD 231
  • Inside Islam (2002) -- DVD 229

Online Resources
Religion | Philosophy



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