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Writing and Research Guides: Dictionaries and other Writing Aids

Resources to help with researching and writing research papers.

Internet Resources

Encyclopedia Britannica Online (subscription through Bishop Payne Library).

Encyclopedia of Religion and Society.


Merriam-Webster Online. Online version of the Merriam-Webster dictionary and thesaurus.


OneLook Dictionary. A search engine of dictionaries. Searches your term in both general and specialty dictionaries and gives you a list of results.


TheoWiki. A Wikipedia-inspired site that covers religious studies, theology, and biblical scholarship. Contributors are expected to distinguish between personal opinion, professional opinion, and undisputed fact. Use with caution.


Wikipedia. Free online encyclopedia that anyone can edit. Use with caution.



General resources

Subject Guide

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Karen Madigan
Please contact me with any reference or research questions and I will be happy to assist you. Subjects: Reference, Interlibrary Loan, Reserve Book Room