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LVC Library resources for religion.

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Reference sources listed on this page provide the following types of information:

  • Reliable background information;
  • Statistics;
  • Articles written by subject experts;
  • Dates, timelines, events, people, definitions related to your topic;
  • Biographical information;
  • A list of further readings, normally found at the end of encyclopedia articles.  Use these references as springboards for further research.

Find additional reference sources by searching Credo Reference, a collection of over 1200 full-text reference sources.

Image:  Sam Garza. Dusk at the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Brunei on the eve of Ramadan. CC BY 2.0. Wikimedia Commons.


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