Religion library subject guide , Aratohu kaupapa mō te whakapono

Learn where to start your research in religion.

Article databases

Search these databases for the articles you need in your study or research.


Searches selected article databases simultaneously. Includes ATLA Religion Database and Religion and Philosophy Collection

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Google Scholar

Google's academic search. Excellent coverage of scholarly journals.

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Search within JSTOR journals. Full-text back issues of journal articles, with the most recent 2 - 5 years embargoed.

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Multidisciplinary topics, excellent coverage of scholarly journals.

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Terms and conditions for library online resources

Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.

Books and ebooks

Find the book you need in a library, or access an online edition you can read on your computer.

Search Discover

Search Discover to find Library books, journals, DVDs & other material.

Postgraduate students and staff: Search Libraries Worldwide to find and request books that are not held by any Massey University Library.

Oxford Handbooks Online: Religion

Reviews key issues and the latest thinking on major religion topics. Search tip: use the left hand box to search within results.

Find books, ebooks and textbooks

Google Books

Searches across the full-text content of a huge range of books. You can then check by searching Discover to see if the book is held by Massey University Library.

Find theses and research reports

Locate New Zealand and international theses.

Background information

Religion Encyclopedias
Search the library for a list of religion encyclopedias.

ScienceDirect Reference Works
Cross-search a range of encyclopedias, handbooks and other reference material, including the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences.

Videos and documentaries

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