Online Research Guides

Research

Research Strategies - Research Strategies: Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog
4th edition (2011), by William Badke.
Yale Study Guides - Here you will find guides to the study of religion from Yale Divinity School.
Writing Research Essays in North America - Writing Research Essays : A Guide for Students of All Nations 3rd edition (2001), by William Badke.
Tutorial - Online tutorial for religious studies

Citation Style Guides

Automatic Footnote Formatting for Books & Articles (KnightCite Citation Service).
  • Enter the information for the citation.
  • It automatically creates a footnote in MLA style.
Automatic Citation Formatting for Books, DVDs and CDs (WorldCat).
  • Enter a title in the find field.
  • Chose Cite/Export.
  • Pick MLA style and email the citation to yourself or copy and paste it into your document.
Citing Church Documents - MLA handbook does not give specific instructions for Church documents, so follow this format for the bibliography and citations.

Using Databases and Catalogs

ATLA Religion Database - a video tutorial

How to Write...

Book Reviews - Appreciating and Writing Book Reviews by Dennis Swanson.
Bibliographies - How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography (in English & EspaƱola)