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Libraries & Subjects
last updated: 9/23/2011

American Religious Experience

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  • Discovering Latino Religion : A Comprehensive Social Science Bibliography. Stevens-Arroyo, Antonio M.(Z7757 .U5 D57 1995, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Modern American Popular Religion : A Critical Assessment and Annotated Bibliography. Lippy, Charles H. (BL2525 .L566 1996, Reference Services)


  • The Native American Sun Dance Religion and Ceremony : an Annotated Bibliography. White, Phillip M. (Z1209.83 .G73 W45 1998, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Native North American shamanism : an Annotated Bibliography. Osterreich, Shelley Anne (Z1209.2.N67 O77 1998 Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Peyotism and the Native American Church : an Annotated Bibliography. White, Phillip M. (Z1209.2 .N67 W56 2000, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Religious conflict in America : a Bibliography. Menendez, Albert J. (Z7757 .U5 M46 1985 Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Women in American Religious History : an Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Sources. Bass, Dorothy C. (Z7963.R45 B37 1986 Research Collection: Stacks)


  • 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.


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


  • American Periodicals Series Online
    Based on a very comprehensive microfilm collection of American magazines and journals, 1740-1900. Contains searchable full text of all extant issues of over 1000 titles, ranging from children's magazines to professional journals. Can be cross-searched with historical newspaper archives.


  • Annals of American History
    Annals of American History includes over 2,000 primary sources documents, 500 images, 200 video clips and 25 audio clips on the history, society, and everyday life of the United States from 1493 to modern times.


  • Web of Knowledge
    Most important journal literature, with abstracts for the more recent articles; features citation searching from a known reference to find newer literature.


  • America: History and Life
    Covers the history of the United States and Canada from pre-history to the present, indexing more than 2000 journals published worldwide, dissertations and reviews.


  • Historical Abstracts
    Historical Abstracts covers modern world history (excluding the United States and Canada which are covered in America: History and Life) from 1450 to the present.


  • AltPressIndex
    Index for journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals.


  • 19th Century Historical United States Newspapers
    Digital archive of nearly 250 American historical newspapers from the 19th century.


  • LexisNexis Academic
    Online access to over 5,800 publications, including coverage of news and current events, government, business, medical, and legal topics.

    For more options, see IUB Libraries Databases by Subject


    Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

  • American Indian Religious Traditions : An Encyclopedia. O'Brien, Suzanne J. Crawford and Dennis F. Kelly. (E98.R3 C755 2005 v.1-2  Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of African and African American Religions. Glazier, Stephens D. (BL2462.5 .E53 2001   Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of American Jewish History. Norwood, Stephen H. (E184.35 .E53 2008 v.1-2, Reference Services; Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Encyclopedia of American Religion and Politics. Djube, Paul A. (BL252. D58 2003   Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of American Religions. Melton, J. Gordon. (BL2525 .M449 1996  Reference Services) 


  • Encyclopedia of American Religious History. Queen, Edward L. (BL2525 .Q44 2001  Reference Services) 


  • Encyclopedia of Islam in the United States. Cesari, Jocelyne. (BP67.U6 E53 2007 v.1-2, Reference Services)


  • The Encyclopedia of Native American Religions : an Introduction. Hirschfelder, Arlene B. and Paulette Fairbanks Molin. (E98.R3 H73 2000, Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Ludlow, Daniel H. (BX8605 .5 .E62 1992   Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America. Keller, Rosemary Skinner. (BL458 .E52 2006 v.1-3   Reference Services)


  • Historical Dictionary of Mormonism. Bitton, Davis. (BX8605.5 .B558 2008, Reference Services)


  • Puritans and Puritanism in Europe and America: a comprehensive encyclopedia. Bremer, Francis J. (BX9323 .P85 2006 v.1-2 Reference Services)


  • Religion and American Cultures : an Encyclopedia of Traditions, Diversity, and Popular Expressions. Laderman, Gary and Luis D León.  (BL2525 .R448 2003 v.1-3, Reference Services)


    Biographical Sources


  • Dictionary of American Religious Biography. Bowden, Henry Warner. 2nd ed. (BL72 .B68 1993 Reference Services)


  • Religious Leaders of America : a Biographical Guide to Founders and Leaders of Religious Bodies, Churches, and Spiritual Groups in North America. Melton, J. Gordon. (BL72 .M456 1991 Reference Services)




  • Atlas of American religion : the denominational era, 1776-1990. Newman, William M. (BR515 .N49 2000 Reference Services)


  • Atlas of Religious Change in America, 1952-1990.  Halvorson, Peter L.(G1201.E4 H32 1994, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • New Historical Atlas of Religion in America. Gaustad, Edwin. (G1201 .E4 N4 2001, Reference Services)


  • The Routledge Historical Atlas of Religion in America.  Carroll, Bret E. (G1201.E4 C3 2000, Reference Services)



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  • last updated: 9/23/2011