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REL219: Jewish Traditions 2014: Context & Background: Reference

A guide to research for students in professor Schumm's class.

Online Encyclopedias

Finding Relevant Reference Books

One way to find print reference books is to do an advanced search combining your keywords with the HU-Reference location. 

To locate encyclopedias or bibliographies on a particular topic, search the key term(s) combined with HU-Reference location.

Here is a quick link to an example of that search for reference materials about Judaism.

Another example, this one a search for reference works on music OR art.

Need a dictionary?

You'll find the English-Hebrew dictionaries in the reference section at call number: PJ4833

In the Print Reference Collection (1st Floor)

Use these books (and other reference books), found in the Reference Collection on the first floor of the library, as a starting place for your research.  Don't forget to check for a bibliography, to find additional sources.

Subject Guide

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MSIS, Information Science
The University of Texas at Austin
BA, History
Southwestern University
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