Religion and the Social Sciences

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.

Oxford Bibliographies Online

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

ABI Inform

ABI/Inform provides summaries and citations from over 1000 academic management, marketing, and general business journals, with full text available for more than 500 of these publications, including the Wall Street Journal. It is helpful for locating information about the administration of nonprofit and religious organizations.... Read more about ABI Inform

Encyclopedia of Religion in America

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.

Social Theory

Social Theory is a database that brings together an extensive range of influential writings representing the most important trends of sociological thought from the eighteenth century to the present day.... Read more about Social Theory

Nexis Uni

Access to the full text of more than 7000 English language newspapers, newsletters, magazines, trade journals, wire services, and broadcast transcripts as well as federal and state case law, statutes, secondary sources such as law reviews, and state legal materials.... Read more about Nexis Uni

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.

World Religion Database (WRD)

Contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world's religions for the period 1900 to 2050.

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