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Research Guides

Major Religious Traditions

Hinduism: page contents

Image: Veeramakaliamman Temple, Singapore. Zahid Rohmat

These resources will help you in your research of Hinduism. 

  • Encyclopedias are available in either Robarts Reference (4th floor, Robarts library) or Robarts stacks
  • Search the title in the library catalogue to check the book's availability at other branches

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Selected encyclopedias

Why use encyclopedias or dictionaries?

Encyclopedias and dictionaries define your terms, find quick facts, and get an overview of an event, theory, time period, etc.  Encyclopedias are also useful starting points for gathering preliminary information on your topic. Many of these resources provide suggestions for further reading.

Selected LC-subject headings

Check the language box on the left side of the screen for resources in your language.

Articles

Why use article databases?

Article databases, or indexes, are useful for finding articles in a range of sources, including scholarly and popular journals, books, articles in books, government documents, and conference proceedings.