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    Dewey to LC
    Print to Electronic
        Ejournals without print analogs (e.g. Bible & Critical Theory, Open Access titles)
        Ebooks from publishers (e.g. University of California Press)
        Ebooks via Drew Catalog(e.g. The Myth of Religious Violence, by William Cavanaugh)
        Google Books
       Oxford Scholarship Online
        Electronic reference books and another

Online Library Helps
   Research Tutorial
    Database Guides
    Recommended public websites
    Quick Links

The Information Landscape
    Library catalogs vs.Periodical Indexes
        Uniform vs Idiosyncratic
        Cooperative vs. Competitive
        Free vs. Costly
        Citation vs. Fulltext
        A blurring boundary
    Database producers (e.g ATLA) vs. Database vendors (e.g. Ebsco)
    Periodical indexes (e.g. ATLA) vs. Journal storage systems (e.g. JSTOR, EJS)
    Databases of primary source materials (e.g. TLG, MGH, Early American Newspapers)
    Protestant vs. Catholic (ATLA vs. CPLI)

Searching Tips
    "In Search of Quietude" (Tan You)
    Authority terms (LCSH)   vs Keywords
    Browsing vs Keywording
        LCSH: Black Theology, Feminist Theology, Postmodern Theology....
        But:  (postcolonial or postcolonialism) and theology

New or Hidden Features of Old Favorites
    Drew Catalog
        Cross-field Boolean searching
        Phrase Searching
        Broadening the search for books
        Deepening the search at Drew
    Dissertations and Theses: Fulltext!
    ATLA: Searching scripture by pericope or chapter/verse

Beyond ATLA
    TLG and PL/PG
    Ethnic Newswatch
    Women's Studies International
    Bibliography of Asian Studies

    Role of reference works
        Encyclopedia of Religion        
        Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Role of Introductions
        The Cambridge Companion to: Augustine, Kierkgaard, Postmodern Theology
        The Blackwell Companion to: Modern Theology, Postmodern Theology, Study of Religion
        Guides for the Perplexed (Continuum) to: Augustine, Wesley, Heidegger, the Trinity
        Philosophy and Theology (Continuum): Hegel, Nietzsche, Derrida
        Routledge Critical Thinkers: Bhabha, Derrida, Levinas, Spivak, Zizek
    Searching for bibliography
        In library catalogs, e.g. Drew
        In periodical databases, e.g. ATLA
        In Dissertations and Theses

Primary sources
     See "Primary Source Materials" for RLSOC725    

Tracing Influence
    Google Books    
    Google Scholar
    Arts and Humanities Citation Index      

Chicago Style
    Online Guides
        From Wisconsin-Madison
        From Wisconsin-Parkside
        The Online Chicago Manual of Style
    Converting from library/database style to Chicago style 

Thinking outside the box about jobs:

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