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Social Explorer Now Available

Posted by eleres on 6th January 2012

The Libraries now have a subscription for Social Explorer, a database with historical census data and demographic information from the 1790-2000 U.S. Censuses, American Community Survey, the Religious Congregations and Membership Study, and the 2002 Carbon Emissions Data from the Vulcan Project. You can select data and generate maps to display it, or read the information in report form.

For assistance using this resource, contact a librarian.

Posted in Business, Data Sets, General & interdisciplinary, New online reference source, Regional Planning & Urban Studies, Religion, Sociology | No Comments »

Hispanic American Religious Cultures – new reference source

Posted by eleres on 26th July 2010

Hispanic American Religious Cultures covers many topics related to Hispanic American religious practices within the context of American society. You can do a keyword search within the publication or browse through the table of contents.

For assistance using this reference source, contact a librarian.

Posted in Cultural and Area Studies, New online reference source, Religion, Sociology | No Comments »

Encyclopaedia of Islam – new reference title

Posted by eleres on 26th July 2010

The Encyclopaedia of Islam includes articles about cultural, historical, religious and political aspects of Islam across geographical regions. You can do a keyword search within the publication or browse through the table of contents.

For assistance using this reference source, contact a librarian.

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ATLA Historical Monograph Collection on Trial

Posted by eleres on 6th March 2009

Ebsco provides access to the American Theological Library Association Historical Monograph Collection of 29,000 titles about religion and theology. You can connect to the trial with username and password through June 30th, 2009, and  it. Contact Jim Kelly, 545-3981, for access instructions, or with questions or comments.

Posted in Database Trial, History, Religion, Sociology | No Comments »