University of Washington Libraries.
Most of the material supporting the Comparative Religion curriculum will
be located in the Suzzallo-Allen Collections: this is where you will
historical, political, and philosophical materials.
But there may also be material located in one of the other libraries on
Campus, particularly the East Asia Library.
Please be sure to check the location as well as the
call number of the material in the UW
Libraries Catalog .
Hints for using the Online Catalog
To find books and journals dealing with
Comparative Religion in our libraries, the best method is to use our
online catalog available through WILLOW (in the libraries) or
through UWIN (from home or office).
- Title or Author search
If you know the exact title or name of an author, please type them in the
title or author windows of the online catalog.
If you want to search by topic, type a word (or several words, separated
by "and" or by "or") in the keyword windows of the online
These words may be in any language.
For instance, you might type "seele and geist" in a keyword
you will see a list of several items (in German) on these topics.
The online catalog uses the Library of Congress subject headings: these
are listed online. However, if you have any doubt regarding the proper
terminology for your subject, ask a reference librarian, or use a
Other searching mechanisms
There are several other ways of narrowing your search:
publisher or library location, for instance. Do not hesitate to ask a
for help. (Check the Reference Services in the Table of Contents)
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