Last Updated: Oct 21, 2013
Internet History Sourcebooks are a great place to find primary resources throughout the span of world history. Other copy-permited material is also included.
Use this search box to find book and ebooks in the Overlake Library. You can log-in to this catalog (Destiny Catalog) using your computer log-in to put books on hold.
- World Religions: Belief, Culture and Controversy
Use the Religion tab at the top of the page - then select the religion you are researching. Be sure to look at the relevant tabs on the left hand side to link to organized information about your topic.
- World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
Search for the religion that you are researching by name - then search filter your search using the buttons on the left.
- Issues: Controversy and Society
Great site for looking at current controversies and challenges regarding the religion that you are researching.
- History Study Center
Database for information, primary source documents and journal articles on historical topics.
- Log in From Off-Campus
To get access to Overlake databases and e-books from home, you will need usernames and passwords found here. You will need your Overlake username and password to get access to this page.
- Religion and Ethics Weekly (PBS)
From this page, look for the Episodes tab at the top, then choose by faith in the drop-down menu.
- BBC Religion
This site is organized by religion (religion is defined as a set of beliefs about the universe, often having a higher power and ethical implications), and within each religion entry there is information on the beliefs, ethics, history, culture and other features.
- Judaism 101
Judaism 101 is an online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language, scripture, holidays, practices and customs.
- Catholic Encyclopedia
This is the site of the original Catholic Encyclopedia which was a print publication.
Worldwide information on Buddhism.
- Heart of Hinduism
You can access Noodle Tools with the link below, but also by going to Noodletools.com
To find books in the Overlake Library, you can use the online catalog -- see the box in the center column.
Dewey Decimal Numbers for Religions:
For Christianity 230