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Religious Studies: Start Here

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This guide presents a brief introduction to library resources for Religious Studies. For further help, please contact me:

Michael Pearce 

Office: 110 Gorgas Library

Telephone: 205-348-6194

See also these related library guides:



This web-based citation-management program is available to all UA students, faculty, staff, and alumni through a UA site license.

  • Save citations, organize and share your research, and create bibliographies.
  • For further information & tutorials, see the Libraries' Guide to Refworks.

Religious Studies - Definition & Methodology

For definitions and an introduction to research methods, see the following websites:


These sites provide links to the best resources for the study of religion on the Web:

Selected Books on the Academic Study of Religion

Interlibrary Loan

Can't find what you need? Borrow it from another library via Interlibrary Loan:

  • Illiad - an expansive loan program with libraries throughout the country (books & articles)
  • Universal Borrowing - a quick loan service from our Alabama partners: Auburn, Auburn at Montomery, Jacksonville State, or UAB (books only)