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Online Reference Resources
Use reference resources, both online and in print to learn about key concepts in Philolosphy & Religion.

Print Reference Resources
The Reference Room, located on the 3000 Level of Booth Library, offers many handy reference titles than can help you with your research.  Here are a few examples:
Ref. B 51 .O94 2005x Oxford Companion to Philosophy
Ref. B 72 .C59 1987 Fifty Major Philosophers
Ref. B 72 .K43 2004 Basics of Western Philosophy
Ref. B72 .S64 2008 World Philosophies
Ref. B 121 .E53 2001 Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy
Ref. B 111 .P74 2007 Historical Dictionary of Ancient Greek Philosophy
Ref. BL 60 .B315 2008 Battleground Religion
Ref. BJ 63 .E54 1994 Ethics
Ref. BL 65 .H64 H63 2007 Homosexuality and Religion
Ref. BL 65 .H78 H8595 2004 Human Rights and the World's Major Religions
Ref. BL 325 .C7 L44 Encyclopedia of Creation Myths
Ref. BL 1105 .J56 2007 Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Ref. BL 2400 .E53 2009 Encyclopedia of African Religion
Ref. BL 2525 .W485 2002 America's Religions from their Origins to the 21st Century
Ref. BL 2530 .H3 F55 2007 Haitian VoDou Handbook
Ref. BP 133 .Q72x 2006 Quran: an Encyclopedia
Ref. BP 161.2 .D46613 2010 Islam in the World Today
Ref. BP 161.3 .G85 2004 Understanding Islam and Muslim Traditions
Ref. BQ 130 .P75 2014 Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism
Ref. BS 440 .T57 2007 All Things in the Bible
Ref. BS 1225.3 .P55 1981 Torah: A Modern Commentary
Ref. BX 4931.3 .C67 2010 Concise Encyclopedia of Amish…
Ref. BX 8605.5 .M67 2010 Mormonism
Browse shelves in Reference or in the Bookstacks (3000 Level, Booth Library) in these call number areas:
  B General Philosophy
  BC Logic
  BD Speculative Philosophy
  BH Aesthetics
  BJ Ethics
  BL Religions, Mythology
  BM Judaism
  BP Islam
  BQ Buddhism
  BR Christianity
  BS Bible
  BT Christianity: Doctrinal theology
  BV Christianity: Practical theology
  BX Christian Denominations
Subject Specialist
Picture: Karen Whisler

Karen Whisler
Librarian for English, Philosophy, and Religion, and Government Documents Coordinator
Office: 217 581-7551

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