Annotated Bibliographies PC640

An Example

Davidson, Hilda Ellis. Roles of the Northern Goddess. London: Routledge, 1998.

Davidson's book provides a thorough examination of the major roles filled by the numerous pagan goddesses of Northern Europe in everyday life, including their roles in hunting, agriculture, domestic arts like weaving, the household, and death. The author discusses relevant archaeological evidence, patterns of symbol and ritual, and previous research. The book includes a number of black and white photographs of relevant artifacts. (example taken from the Purdue OWL: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/614/03/)

or http://pitts.emory.edu/oxfordbibliographies

The Standard Sources

ATLA Religion Database

http://pitts.emory.edu/atla

Indexed search for journal articles, book chapters, and book reviews in the field of religious studies and theology, indexed by professionals at the American Theological Library Association. This index includes a full-text database that links directly for many articles.

JSTOR

http://pitts.emory.edu/jstor

An un-indexed full-text database of journals in the humanities in general.

Academic Search Complete

http://pitts.emory.edu/academicsearch

Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.

Subject-Specific Sources

Databases at Emory

http://pitts.emory.edu/db

CAB Direct

http://pid.emory.edu/cj055

The most thorough and extensive source of reference in the applied life sciences, incorporating the leading bibliographic databases, CAB Abstracts and Global Health.

PsycINFO

http://pid.emory.edu/ckbv1

PsycINFO provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800s to the present. More than 2.7 million records. Updated weekly. 99% of the citations are from peer-reviewed journals.

Applied Social Science Index & Abstracts

http://pid.emory.edu/chs1x

ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts is an indexing and abstracting tool covering journals in health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education.

Resources at Emory

DiscoverE: Emory's Library Catalog

http://discovere.emory.edu

DiscoverE is an index of print and electronic resources available here at Emory (all of Emory). Users can search by any bibliographic field, but the most effective searches are done using Library of Congress subject headings (Advanced Search or Browse Search).

DiscoverE Hints

  • Subject-specific searching (Advanced Search)
  • Use the facets on the left-side to narrow results
  • Include Reference terms like "reference", "encyclopedia", and "dictionary"
  • Use the E-Shelf!

Resources for Citation

Pitts' Citation Guide: http://guides.theology.library.emory.edu/cite

Chicago Manual of Style Online: http://pitts.emory.edu/cms

Zotero, Zotero, Zotero: http://pitts.emory.edu/zotero

Getting Help Getting Started

Chain Your Research

Start with an article you know is on-topic, and then mine those footnotes and bibliographies.

Research Guides

Pitts' Guides: http://pitts.emory.edu/guides

Woodruff's Guides: http://guides.main.library.emory.edu/

Google for Guides: "research guide sexual assault"

Librarians!

http://pitts.emory.edu/ask

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