Skip to main content
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology offers concise, expert definitions and explanations of the key concepts in sociology, written by leading scholars in the field, including several faculty from Boston University. Entries range from short definitions of key terms ro extended explorations of major topics in both classical sociology and contemporary developments in the field.
Digital Dictionary of Buddhism A compilation of terms, texts, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources. Also includes vocabulary from Neo-Confucian texts, as well as other philosophical and historical sources.
Encyclopaedia of Islam Includes "articles on distinguished Muslims of every era and origin, on tribes and dynasties, on crafts and sciences, on political and religious institutions, on the geography, ethnography, flora and fauna of the various countries and on the history, topography and monuments of the major towns and cities" of the Islamic world.
Encyclopaedia Judaica Encyclopaedia Judaica provides "an overvew of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to 'Americana' and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures,
Anthropology/Sociology & interim Philosophy Librarian