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Libraries & Subjects
last updated: 9/21/2011

Eastern Religious Traditions

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  • Bibliographie Bouddhique. Librarie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner. (Z7835.B9 v.1-39, 1928-1967. Technical Services)


  • Bibliography of Asian Studies


  • Bibliography on Buddhism. Hanayama, Shinsho, 1961. (Z7835.B9 H23, Technical Services)


  • Bibliography on East Asian Religion and Philosophy. Bretzke, James T. (Z7821 .B74 2001 Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Bibliography of Japanese New Religions, With Annotations and an Introduction to Japanese New Religions at Home and Abroad . Clarke, Peter B. (BL2207.5 .B53 1999 Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Chinese Religions : Publications in Western Language, vol. 4: 1996 through 2000. Thompson, Laurence G. (Z7757 .C6 T559 2002, Research Collection: Stacks; see also previous volumes)



  • Academic Search (Ebsco)
    Provides fulltext coverage of magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journals for almost every academic discipline.


  • ATLA Religion Databases
    Citations to books, journal articles, and book reviews in all scholarly fields of religion, biblical studies, world religions, church history, religious perspectives on social issues.


  • China Academic Journals
    The largest comprehensive online full-text database in China.


    A multidisciplinary, multilingual research tool, produced by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST). French, English, other languages.


    Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business.


  • Si Ku Quan Shu
    Chinese classics from antiquity to the 18th century.  


  • Bibliography of Asian Sources
    Contains record of research and scholarly literature on Asia written in Western languages; includes books, journal articles, conference presentations, chapters in edited volumes, etc.


  • E-Korean Studies Provides resources in the field of Korean studies, covering all disciplines such as arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences.


  • Digital Dictionary of Buddhism In addition to Chinese, Japanese, and Korean sources, the content includes Buddhism of India, Central Asia, and Tibet

    For more options, see IUB Libraries Databases by Subject


  • A Dictionary of Asian Mythology. Leeming, David Adams. (BL1005 .L46 2001, Reference Services)


  • A Dictionary of Buddhism. Keown, Damien. (BQ130 .K46 2003,  Reference Services)


  • A Dictionary of Buddhist and Hindu Iconography. Illustrated: Objects, Devices, Concepts, Rites, and Related Terms. Bunce, Fredrick. (N7565 .B86 1997, Fine Arts Library)


  • A to Z of Shinto. Picken, Stuart D.B. (BL2216.1 .P53 2006, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Buddhist Text Translation Society's Buddhism A to Z. Epstein, Ronald B., ed. (BQ130 .E67 2003, Reference Services)


  • Dictionary of Hinduism. Johnson, W.J. (BL1105 .J65 2009, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend. Dallapiccola, Anna. (BL1105 .D35 2002, Folklore Collection; BL2245.5 .D3 2002, Fine Arts Library)


  • Historical Dictionary of Hinduism. Sullivan, Bruce. (BL1105 .S85 1997, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Historical Dictionary of Shinto. Picken, Stuart D.B. (BL2216.1 P53 2002, Research Collection: Stacks)



  • Encyclopaedia of Buddhism. Malalasekera, G.P. (BQ128 .E56 v.1-8, in progress.  Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy. . Leaman, Oliver. (B121 .E53 2001, Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Buddhism. Irons, Edward A. (BQ128 .E53 2008, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Encyclopedia of Buddhism. Keown, Damien. (BQ128 .E53 2007, Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Confucianism. Yao, Xinzhong. (BL1840 .R68 2003 v.1-2 Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy and Religion: Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen. Fischer-Schreiber, Ingrid. (BL1005 .L4813 1994, Reference Services and Undergraduate Reference)


  • Encyclopedia of Religion (electronic resource). Jones, Lindsay.


  • Encyclopedia of Sikhism. Singh, Harbans. 4v. (BL2017.3 .E63 1992 Reference Services)


  • The encyclopedia of Taoism. Pregadio, Fabrizio. (BL1920 .E539 2008 v.1-2, Reference Services)

    Histories and Atlases

  • The Atlas of Holy Places and Sacred Sites. Wilson, Colin. (BL580 .W55 1996 Reference Services  and Undergraduate Reference) 


  • Atlas of the World's Religions. Smart, Ninian. (G1046.E4 A78 1999 Reference Services)


  • Cultural Atlas of China. Blunden, Caroline and Mark Elvin. (DS721 .B56 1998 Reference Services)


  • Cultural Atlas of India: India, Pakistan, Nepla, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Johnson, Gordon. (DS421 .J6 1996, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Historical Atlas of Religions. Farrington, Karen. (BL80.6 .F37 2002 Research Collection: Stacks)


    (image: Seated Buddha Akshobhya (?), the Imperturbable Buddha of the East, 9th-10th century. Image© The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without express written permission in advance from The Metropolitan Museum of Art.Purchase, Rogers Fund and Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, 1995 (1995.106))
    (page updated by Laura DeLancey, 2010)
  • last updated: 9/21/2011