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REL 121 - Hindu Gods/Goddesses and Ancient Religions: Ancient Religions

This guide will assist students in completing the Hinduism assignment.

Edison Catalog

Use this search box to find books and other materials at the Edison Library.

Power Search

Articles, books, films, and more...

Enter your ancient religion to find articles, books, films, etc.  You will need to carefully look through your results to make sure that the source is relevant!

OhioLINK E-Book Center

Go to the OhioLINK Electronic Books Center:

Search for your ancient religion.

Select any appropriate titles. Use the "Search this Book" option at the top of the page to find specific information. Numbers will appear to the left of the list of chapters. These indicate locations and frequency of appearances of the search term.


EBSCO Electronic Books (read on the computer screen)

These books are available in the in EBSCO databases.

Select EBSCOhost Web.

Select Ebook Collection (EBSCOhost).

Search for your ancient religion. Click on eBook Full Text to read the book.  Then, click the Search Within icon to look for specific words within the book.

OhioLINK Catalog

Use this search box to expand your search and find books and other materials at the 80+ college and university libraries in Ohio - delivered free to the Edison Library!

Edison Library Reference Books in Print

This book may not be checked out of the library, but you may scan pages you need for your work. Please return them to the circulation desk when finished.

Encyclopedia of Religion / Linsay Jones, editor in chief.      REF BL 1105 .S847 2001


Oxford Reference Online

Click the title below to open the title via Oxford Reference online.

Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

*To access this source from off campus, once you are on the Oxford Reference page, select the “Login with your Library Card” link on the left-hand side of the page, and then enter your library card number.

Use the "Search within work" space to enter your ancient religion. 

You can also simply search for your ancient religion via the general Search box at the top of the page.