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Library Research Guides

Religious Studies

Important resources for the study of religion at the University of Michigan

Selection of religious studies databases

Keep in mind that a more complete listing of databases, reference works and electronic text collections pertaining to religious studies is maintained at

Select journals of interest

Here are some of the myriad Religious Studies journals available through Mirlyn, our online catalog

Mirlyn searching tips:

  • Search for relevant Library of Congress subject headings, such as "Religion" or "Religion and culture -- Periodicals" or "Religion life and customs".
  • In your Mirlyn results list, limit to "Serial" in the facets on the left side of the page to look at only journals, magazines, newspapers, etc.

Interdisciplinary full text article databases

General article search

Want to get a broad idea of what's out there on your topic, from an interdisciplinary perspective? Try our ArticlesPlus search option from the library home page.

Click on the second tab above the Search bar that says "Articles Plus," enter your search terms, 
and click Go.

Religious studies research initiatives