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REL 101 (Cumming): The Old Testament in Context

How to Use This Guide

This research guide will point you toward research resources and strategies available to you in REL 101.07 and REL 101.10.

You will find several tabs that will lead you to information resources useful for this course. They include:

  • Finding Books in Payson Library: Searching the library catalog to find materials and place holds
  • Finding Articles: How to access full text article databases
  • Using Information Ethically & Citing Effectively: How to cite resources using the SBL Handbook of Style and how to avoid plagiarism at Pepperdine.

Finding Books

Finding Articles

To find journal articles, try using the databases ATLA, which covers Religion periodicals, or Academic Search Complete, which is interdisciplinary.

Be sure to limit your results, so that only articles from peer-reviewed (scholarly) journals appear. You can do this on EBSCOhost via the search page:

For more on finding articles, click the corresponding tab on the left-hand side of the page.