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Religious Studies 223: Christianity in America

Resources to support the research for students of RELG 223

Biography Databases

American National Biography Online

  • Biographies of more than 17,400 men and women, from all eras and walks of life, whose lives have shaped the nation.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index

  • An index to printed reference sources that contain biographical information. Biography and Genealogy Master Index covers individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world.

    Biography Reference Bank

    • Biography Reference Bank contains biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images.

    Reference Books for Biography

    CREDO Reference

    A collection of nearly 500 encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books provides a good starting point for research.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library

    A collection of specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical, business and literary sources.

    Sage Reference Online

    A collection of authoratative encyclopedias in the social sciences, including coverage for anthropology, criminology, environment, psychology, research methods, sociology, and women's studies.