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HIS 411: Christianity in the Modern World

How to Find Books on the Sample topic, "American Fundamentalism" :

You could start with a Simple Search in WorldCat, our library catalogue:

Go to the Description of relevant books and scroll down to the Subjects field. Take note of relevant subject headings.

Useful Subject Headings:

  • Fundamentalism
  • Fundamentalist churches
  • Religious right
  • United States

Then try an Advanced Search in WorldCat  using keywords from the Subject headings found in the Descriptions of relevant books:

AND finds all terms

OR finds either term

fundamentalis* finds any ending (e.g., fundamentalist, fundamentalists, fundamentalism)

Inter-library Loans (ILL): How much does it cost?

Students:

  • ILL books are free if available in a Canadian library
  • ILL articles are $3.00 each

Faculty:

  • no charge for ILL requests

Retired faculty:

  • allowed 5 free requests per year
  • If more  than 5 are needed, the requester will be responsible for any fees involved.

How Long do they Take?

  • allow two weeks from when you submit the ILL order, but sometimes they come sooner

Further information (how to make a request) is available here.

How to Find Journal Articles on This Topic (American Fundamentalism)

Go to EBSCOhost services and select EBSCOhost Web.  Then choose your database(s). Try the following search and refine your results.  For example, you could limit your results to recently published (in the past 5 years), full text articles in peer reviewed journals. 

On the library website, go to the Databases page and select JSTOR. Select the Advanced Search. You can filter (narrow) your results by item type (e.g. Articles), Date of publication, and Language. You can also narrow by subject discipline of the journals, e.g. History. 

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