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Religion: Reference

This guide provides information about Library resources as well as links to resources on the Web that supports religion courses taught at ACC.


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Reference sources are online or print materials that you refer to briefly for background information when getting started with a research topic.

Reference sources may include:

  • encyclopedias
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
  • companions
  • almanacs
  • directories

Online Reference Sources

Search these online reference works by keyword for background information and brief overview articles.

For best results, select the "Religion" subject category before entering your search terms.

Online Reference e-Books

Here's a list of a few of the reference e-books included in Gale Virtual Reference Library and Oxford Reference Online.

Reference books (print/paper)


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