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Asian Wisdom Traditions

Course Number: TH503F

Subject: Theological Education

 

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Omni introduction

Omni Library search is the Laurier Library's centralized search interface. It includes:

  • books and ebooks from Laurierand 17 other Ontario University Libraries
  • articles (online)
  • audio and video (physical and online)
  • more (government documents, reports)
  • View one of our Omni video tutorials to learn more

When you find an item in Omni, you can either

Tutorial: Use Omni to locate known items.

Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies are created by scholars and librarians worldwide across a variety of subject areas, and combine "the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia." Some of the bibliographies relevant to this course include:

Very Short Introductions

Oxford's Very Short Introductions offer concise and readable introductions to a wide range of subject written by subject experts. Some of the VSI titles relevant to this course include:

Encyclopedias and Handbooks

Start here: Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy

The following links lead to Omni search results of reference materials (encyclopedia, handbooks, etc)

None of these searches yield perfect results, and sometimes seemingly unrelated items appear in the results list.

Books (and more)
  • Omni
    • On a results page, choose "Books and eBooks" as resource type
  • eBook collections
    • An Omni search locates items if your search terms are in the author, title, subject, etc. fields.
    • Search one of the following eBook collections Full text access to a wide range of scholarly journals. Useful for finding specific and/or obscure terms that might be buried within an article.

And more...

  • On the left side of Omni results, note the other types of resources. In particular:
    • audio
    • video
Articles
  • Omni
    • On a results page, choose "Articles" as resource type
    • A wide range of journal articles...sometimes too wide with too many results.
  • Atla Religion Database
    • index for materials on subjects related to religion and theology.
  • Bibliography of Asian Studies
    • Index for western-language materials on all subjects pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia.
    • NOTE: many of the referenced items will need to be requested through interlibrary loan
  • JSTOR
    • Full text access to a wide range of scholarly journals. Useful for finding specific and/or obscure terms that might be buried within an article. Also includes some images from ArtSTOR.
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