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REL6013: Modern Analysis of Religion: Books & eBooks

This guide is designed to facilitate library research for course assignments.

FINDING BOOKS, VIDEOS, & MORE

When searching for resources on a specific topic, you'll need to search a library catalog.

To locate resources in the FIU Libraries collections search the FIU Libraries Catalog.

  • FIU Libraries Catalog (handy quick search box at left) includes e-resources, print, and audiovisual materials.

To identify resources outside of the FIU Libraries, use the following catalogs.  Then, borrow a resource using Illiad, our interlibrary loan service.  Click here to open your free Illiad account.

  • WorldCat for resources in 70,000+ libraries worldwide

For additional libraries in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach counties, click here.

    BROWSE THE SHELVES

    You might like to browse the library shelves to find something of interest in your field. Books are arranged by subject using the Library of Congress call number system. The call number is located on the book spine.

    Circulating books with these call numbers are located on the 7th floor.

    BL  Religion
        BL1100-1295 Hinduism
        BL1300-1380 Jainism
    BM  Judaism
    BP  Islam, Bahaism, Theosophy
    BQ  Buddhism
    BR  Christianity
    BS  The Bible
    BT  Doctrinal Theology
    BV  Practical Theology
    BX  Christian Denominations

    Browsing is too time consuming if you have a specific topic.  For example, if you’re looking for an historical, sociological, psychological aspect of a topic, you might find something in the B, D, E, F or H sections of the library.  For specific topics, search the FIU Library Catalog by keyword or subject.

    CAN'T FIND WHAT YOU NEED IN THE CATALOG?

    WorldCat logo

    Search WorldCat. It provides access to 70,000 libraries worldwide.  Use Illiad interlibrary loan to borrow from these libraries.

    USE ILLIAD TO BORROW BOOKS WE DON'T OWN

    Use Illiad (interlibrary loan) to order books that we do not own.  Open your Illiad account asap. 

    Order a book and you will be notified through email that your book has arrived.  Books generally arrive within 2 weeks.

    TIP: When searching WorldCat, click on the book title and use the Send Request to Illiad link to order the book.  Sign-in to Illiad and the database will fill in the form for you!

    FINDING BOOKS, VIDEOS, & MORE

    When searching for resources on a specific topic or a specific title, you'll need to search a library catalog.

    To locate resources in the FIU Libraries collections search the FIU Libraries Catalog

    NOTE: If you are searching from off-campus, remember to log-in with the Log In for Access link in the gold bar on the library homepage (library.fiu.edu).  Without logging in first, you will not be able to access our online full-text resources.

    • FIU Libraries Catalog (handy quick search box at left) includes e-resources, print, and audiovisual materials.

    To identify resources outside of the FIU Libraries, use the following catalogs. Then, borrow a resource using Illiad, our interlibrary loan service. (Click here to borrow from other libraries,  and go to Create an Illiad account )  You can also use UBorrow to borrow directly from other state university and college libraries.  See the link on the same page.

    REFERENCE eBOOKS & DATABASES

    These selected scholarly resources provide excellent content and background information.

    Additional relevant resources