The Treasury of Lives is a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region. The Treasury provides biographies of a wide range of figures, from Buddhist masters to artists and political officials; most essays are peer reviewed. Includes texts, maps, timelines, and images.
BrowZine is a reader app for desktops, tablets, and smart phones that allows easy browsing and reading of journals. BrowZine lets you build a bookshelf of your favorite journals and open the articles you want to read from the table of contents through your library's subscription links. Journals from a broad range of subject areas are available.
Oxford Bibliographies Online is a series of selective, discipline-focused, online guides to the essential literature in subjects in the humanities and social sciences, as identified by editors and editorial boards selected by the Oxford University Press. Individual guides are updated quarterly, with 50-75 entries added per year to each subject area, as well as revisions to existing entries; entries provides synoptic, bibliographic guide to the key literature and most useful online resources in given area of research.... Read more about Oxford Bibliographies Online
This encyclopedia is the online version of the Encyclopedia of Buddhism (2004). It describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this encyclopedia explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions.... Read more about Encyclopedia of Buddhism
Edited by Charles H. Lippy and Peter W. Williams, the Encyclopedia of Religion in America examines how religious history and practices are woven into the political, social, cultural, and historical landscape of North America. This authoritative four-volume reference work explains the origins, development, adaptation, influence, and interrelations of the many faiths practiced, including major world religions, new religious sects, cults, and religious movements that originated or had an influence in the United States.
Use the ATLA Religion Database to locate journal articles, essays, sermons, and book reviews in the field of religion. Citations cover all religions and all theological points of view. Fulltext is available for hundreds of titles.... Read more about ATLA Religion Database
On Common Ground: World Religions in America is an interactive web resource based on the research of the Pluralism Project at Harvard University and affiliates. For over twenty years, the Pluralism Project, under the direction of Diana L. Eck, has studied the emergence of an increasingly multireligious America.
The Bibliography of Asian Studies contains over 545,000 references to journal articles, chapters in multi-author volumes, conference proceedings, and anthologies from 1971 to the present, as well as individually authored monographs from 1971 to 1991. It covers all subjects related to East, Southeast, and South Asia.
Online version of Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd ed., published in print in 2005. It includes almost all the original 2,750 entries (many updated) from the first edition edited by Mircea Eliade and published in 1987 plus almost 600 new articles. It covers almost all topics on the world's religions including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, new religious movements, ethics, feminist theology, ecology and religion, gender and religion, politics and religion, science and religion, art and religion, and film and religion. It is considered the standard English language resource in the field.
ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and educational purposes.... Read more about ARTstor
This database allows searching of the text of three Chinese Buddhist works, the Zhong lun, Shi er men lun and Bai lun. The results page provides the sentence in which the search term appears, along with a citation. Surrounding paragraphs may be viewed by scrolling through, but the database is not designed for convenient reading of full text. Results may be printed or saved.
This guide explains how to use the ATLA Religion Database to locate journal articles, essays, sermons, and book reviews in the field of religion. It includes videos that demonstrate how to search for research on sacred texts, including the Bible.
This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of issues of contemporary concern such as human rights, abortion, euthanasia, "engaged Buddhism," and the role of women in Buddhist teachings.... Read more about Dictionary of Buddhism