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REL 133: Islam and Modernity - Morgenstein Fuerst (Fall 2019)

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This research guide is designed to help you with all aspects of your research for this course: advice for successful research, finding background information, finding useful journal articles and books, evaluating information sources, citing sources in Chicago Style.



Contact me directly to ask a question or to schedule an appointment for a research consultation. I'm happy to work one-on-one with you to help you find materials and/or discuss search strategies for your specific topic, at any stage of the research process. As the library liaison to the Religion Department I will help you with your research for any Religion course.
Patricia Mardeusz
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Course & Library Quick Links

Here are links to the two documents Professor Morgenstein Fuerst has made available for your use:

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Found a citation to a book or journal article that you need, but isn't owned by the library? Obtain the item through Interlibrary Loan.

Interlibrary Loan's (ILL) service for UVM affiliates will obtain materials (books, articles, book chapters) not owned by the UVM Libraries, from other libraries and document delivery sources. There is no fee.

Document Delivery (materials owned by UVM Libraries)

UVM students may request scans of articles and book chapters from materials available in Howe Library regular print and microform collections. ILL staff will scan articles or book chapters and deliver them as a PDF to a user's Interlibrary Loan (ILL) portal. There is no fee. Copyright law applies.

Requests for ILL and Document Delivery may be placed online. Log in to your ILL portal using your UVM netid and e-mail password.
If you are making a request for the first time, you will need to register for the service before making a request. 

Find more details and a link to the request forms. There is also a link ("ILL/DD" green button) on the Library homepage.

Working Off Campus?

Use your UVM NetID and password to log in to the UVM network through EZproxy before you begin your research, to access the UVM Libraries' licensed electronic resources, such as article databases, electronic journals, e-books, and more.

Once you're logged in look for "" in the URL of the web page (e.g., to ensure that you are connected to the UVM network.
NOTEUVM affiliates only after a database name indicates a licensed library database, restricted to UVM affiliates.