Comparative Studies

BrowZine

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.

On Common Ground: World Religions in America

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.

Dictionary of Buddhism

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

Encyclopedia of Religion

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.

Bibliography of Asian Studies

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.

International Index to Black Periodicals

Includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly, and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean--and full-text coverage of over 20 core Black Studies periodicals (1998 forward)

Encyclopaedia Judaica

This encyclopedia covers all aspects of Jewish history and culture in the Diaspora and in Israel from ancient times to the 20th century. It is also available in print in the Andover-Harvard Theological Library at Ref. DS102.8 .E496 2007

Africa-Wide: NiPAD (NISC)

Africa-Wide NiPAD, a new database collection combining NISC's African Studies and Southern African Studies, has been designed to support The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). It contains twenty-seven African, European and North American databases with close to 2 million records indexing printed texts, maps and music recordings on all topics in African studies.... Read more about Africa-Wide: NiPAD (NISC)

Encyclopedia of Ancient History

Online version of a 13-volume reference work, with 5000 entries ranging from 250-5000 words, written and edited by an internationally diverse team of editors and contributors. Its content spans the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE and covers the entire ancient Mediterranean world including the Near East and Egypt. The online version features regular revisions and new entries.

ATLA Religion Database (AHTL Research Guide)

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.

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