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Philosophy & Religion Resources

Find resources related to Philosophy and Religious Studies.


Welcome to the Philosophy and Religion LibGuide for Adelphi University Libraries

Use this guide to locate resources.

  • Find Articles: Key databases and journals for research to complete your assignments.
  • Find Books & Chapters: Search the library's OneSearch discovery tool or eBook Central.
  • Evaluate Information: Discover criteria for evaluating sources of information.
  • Write & Cite: Learn about citation styles, Zotero, and RefWorks.

Video Introduction

Please watch the brief video above, and use the contact information on the left to email me or schedule an appointment. 

Visit to learn other ways to get help. Schedule a virtual research consultation here--with me or another librarian.

Get Started

Starting Point: Online Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias provide an overview of a topic.

Most are not suitable sources to cite in your final paper, but they allow you to familiarize yourself with a topic and may help you formulate your research focus.

Google Tip

You can link Google Scholar to your Adelphi email account

Doing this will let you view articles from Adelphi University Libraries' databases by searching in Google.
Use the library link below or follow the directions to set up Google Scholar.

Set up Google Scholar

  1. Sign in to Google Scholar with your AU email address
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Click on "Library links"
  4. Search for Adelphi University 
  5. Check the box next to Adelphi University to add it as your library
  6. Click Save

Now you will see AU library resources in your Google search results.