These call number ranges hold a variety of books on Religion. For a more detailed breakdown of the Library of Congress (LC) "B" classification, go to the LC Classification Outline for Philosophy and Religion.
|BL : Religions. Mythology||BQ : Buddhism||BS : The Bible|
|BP : Islam. Bahaism||BR : Christianity||BX : Christian Denominations|
Books that may be checked out of the Library are on the 2nd floor. Call Number ranges BL-BX (Religion and Mythology).
Reference Books (main/1st floor): ROW 2
Browse the Stacks
Find a useful book in the stacks? Browse in that area to discover other books that might be useful.
Use Library of Congress Subject Headings* in the Library Catalog to locate books on your topic. Click image below (live link!) to be brought to the Browse search function in CATQuest. Remember to select "By subject" in the pull-down menu.
These are some examples of Library of Congress subject headings on religion and philosophy:
|theology||buddhism sacred books||philosophy confucian|
|christianity||buddhist philosophy||philosophy chinese|
|judaism||hinduism sacred books||taoism sacred books|
|bible o.t. (also, bible n.t.)||philosophy indic||shinto|
|talmud||india religion||philosophy japanese|
|asia religion||south asia religion||east asia religion|
|koran||zen buddhism||sacred books|
TIP When viewing the list of subject headings on the screen after performing a search, note the additional subject headings provided that will lead to additional materials.
CATQuest Advanced Search
Use a Keyword search in the CATQuest Advanced Search to search topics that are complex with multiple concepts or if you are unsure of the Library of Congress Subject Heading. A keyword search finds the term anywhere in the library catalog record. When you do a keyword search, be sure to look at the subject headings used to describe this topic and then also search by the correct Library of Congress Subject Heading.
Sample Search in Advanced Search - Library Catalog limit: