Besides being super great things to escape inside by reading them, books can help you with research. Some books contain criticisms and essays by multiple authors, much like journals contain articles. And once you've found a book that is relevant, check out the bibliography (usually in the back of the book or at the end of chapters) for citations the author used to write the book. These can lead you to more relevant sources, in books, and in journals. Browsing a general topic book can also help you narrow your topic to something more specific, or give you ideas for completely different topics or papers.
Books are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System. The Library Locations page shows where in the library you can find each Dewey number. Signs are also posted in the library next to the elevator on each floor and in the stairwells.
Here are some suggested Dewey Decimal areas for browsing the library’s shelves for books on Religon/Philosophy:
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Ebrary - browse ebooks on these subjects: history, Franciscans, church history, religion, 20th century, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Buddhism, history of doctrines, Christianity, religious aspects, criticism and interpretations, Bible, United States, Catholic Church, religious tolerance
EBSCO Ebook Collection - ebooks on Religion/Philosophy. Search by keyword for subject areas or titles.
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