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Religious studies

Liaison librarian

  • nikki [dot] tummon [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-7644
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Sources for Background Information

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias (Electronic Databases)

Biographical Dictionaries (Electronic Databases)

Searching the Library Catalogue

Use the basic word(s) anywhere or advanced keyword search in the library catalogue. You can search using words like - Christ, religio?, theolog?, etc.

Search tips

Truncation symbol: ? e.g. religio? will retrieve catalogue records containing the words religion, religions, religious, etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "New Testament" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase New Testament
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
e.g. religion AND (revelation OR "New Testament") will retrieve catalogue records containing the word religion AND either revelation OR the phrase New Testament

Core and Additional Databases

Periodical Indexes, Bibliographies, Full-text Articles and Books

Multidisciplinary Databases

Including Religious Studies related material.

Primary Sources


Atlases (Electronic Databases)


Selected Internet Sites

Most of these sites are accessible to anyone with an Internet connection, some require McGill login.

Anglican, Protestant (Internet Resources)

Bible (Internet Resources)

Buddhism (Internet Resources)

Catholic (Internet Resources)

Cults, Sects (Internet Resources)

Hindu (Internet Resources)

Islam (Internet Resources)

  • Al-Islam
  • Koran
    Translated by M.H. Shakir and published by Tahrike Tarsile Qur'an, Inc., in 1983.

Missions, Missionaries (Internet Resources)

Statistics (Internet Resources)

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