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Welcome to the Religion Library Guide!

This guide is a collection of links to databases, reference tools, library resources, and research tips compiled by the W.I. Dykes Library to assist University of Houston-Downtown students.

Just use the tabs above to start your research!

If you need instant help, use the Ask-A-Librarian link in the top right corner of this page, visit the W.I. Dykes Library, or call W.I. Dykes Library information desk at 713.221.8187

Find a Journal

Use the LIST OF JOURNALS when you know the name of a journal or magazine.


    Newest UHD Religion Articles in Journals

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    Library of Congress Call Numbers for Religion

    Books classified under the subject of Religion are found on the 5th floor of the W. I. Dykes Library.  General topics are organized as follows:

    • Subclass BL  - Religions, Mythology, Rationalism
    • Subclass BM - Judaism
    • Subclass BP  - Islam, Bahaism, Theosophy, etc.
    • Subclass BQ - Buddhism
    • Subclass BR - Christianity
    • Subclass BS - The Bible
    • Subclass BT - Doctrinal Theology
    • Subclass BV - Practical Theology
    • Subclass BX - Christian Denominations

    Finding Articles: Getting Started

    Journals are the main source for original research and analysis in religion and many other subjects. If you have never used journals, these guides may help you learn how to get started.

    Article Databases for Religion

    Use databases to identify research articles, book chapters, and the location of information materials on your research topic. A database most times represents the organized information about information materials; think of the database as a map to information locations. Definitely search more than one database to locate the applicable research items for your information needs.

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