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Research Guide: Religion of the Book (TH 114)

 

Library Catalogs--find books & more

 

ClassicFitz MnPALS Library Catalog--search for books and audio-visual materials located in the Fitzgerald Library. Due dates | Renewals

 

How to search the Anchor Bible in the library catalog:
Go to the ADVANCED SEARCH screen
Select SERIES in the first pull down menu and type in "Anchor Bible"
Select ANYWHERE IN RECORD in the second pull down menu and type in: "Micah"

 

Reference Universe--search for books in the Fitzgerald Library Reference Collection

 



Reference Books

Bible Call Numbers

R220.3 D23 -- 220.52o4 N53c

 

Christian Resources

Anchor Bible Dictionary
R220.3 A54 vol. 1-6


Ancient Christian Commentary
R220.7 A54o vol. 1-14

 

Jewish Resources

Who’s Who in the Jewish Bible
R221.922 M27


The Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion
R296.03 O98

 

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MLA Citation Examples (From: MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers- 6th edition.)

 

Encyclopedias and other Multi-volume Works:
Lumiansky, R.M. "Chaucer." The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Macropaedia. 15th ed. 1998.

Lumiansky, R.M. {author of article- not editor of book} "Chaucer." {title of the article} The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Macropaedia. {title of the book} 15th ed.{edition if applicable} 1998 {date of publication}.

Note-
• If the article is signed, give the author first (often articles in reference books are signed with initials identified elsewhere in the work); if it is unsigned, give the title first.
• If the encyclopedia or dictionary arranges articles alphabetically, you may omit the volume and page numbers.
(More detailed information can be found on pages 160-160 in Joseph Gibaldi’s MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers- 6th edition.)

 

Anthology or Compilation:
Lopate, Phillip, ed. The Art of the Personal Essay: An anthology from the Classical Era to the Present. New York: Anchor-Doubleday, 1994.

Lopate, Phillip, ed. {editor} The Art of the Personal Essay: An anthology from the Classical Era to the Present. {title} New York{place of publication}: Anchor-Doubleday {publisher}, 1994 {date of publication}.
(More detailed information can be found on page 152 in Joseph Gibaldi’s MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers- 6th edition.)

 

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Useful Databases--Find Articles

 

Academic Search Premier

Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing indexing for over 8,000 journals with full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications. Covers all subjects. Good place to start your search.

1975 --current | Some full text | More info

 

ATLA/S

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals.

1949 --current | Some full text | More info

 

 CPLI (Catholic Periodical and Literature Index)

Covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes over 419,000 index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers

1981 --current | Citations only | More info

 

Expanded Academic ASAP

Gale®’s premier database for research in all the academic disciplines. Provides over 4,000 journal titles many of which are in full text. (from Gale's InfoTrac )

1980 --current | Some full text | More info

 

New Testament Abstracts

"A product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, this database has become an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. Contains more than 40,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 14,900 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts." (from EBSCO)

1985 --current | Citations and abstracts only | More info

 

Old Testament Abstracts

"A product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association, this database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more."

1978 --current | Citations & abstracts only | More info

 

 

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Research Help

 

Journals A-Z

Search an A-Z list of all journals, magazines, and newspapers in the Fitzgerald collection both online and in print. If we do not have the journal you need to access your article, you may order the article through interlibrary loan.

 

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