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World Missions Area Studies (REL 432)

This guide is designed to help you locate resources specific to this course and the study of world missions.

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World Missions Area Studies (REL 432)


World Missions assignments require very specific types of resources.

This guide:

  • Brings together many of the types of resources you will need.
  • Explains where you can find these resources and how to use them.
  • Provides direct links to Zondervan Library tools that will help you identify them. 
  • Gives links to several helpful video tutorials to explain how to best use resources for study of world cultures.
  • Is designed for REL 432 and anyone else who wants to know about basic resources for world missions.

Best Resources



How can a Librarian help?  

  • one on one research consultation                                
  • formulation of research question
  • search strategy  
  • identifying appropriate databases                   
  •  advanced information seeking (beyond Zondervan)
  • help with citations (Zotero)
  • interlibrary loan (ILLIAD)
  • other ideas regarding the literature review/research

General Research Tools

General Research Tools

Google Scholar

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Includes journal articles, book chapters and essays, and sometimes entire books. Text is frequently not available for free, but can be accessed using WorldCat or Interlibrary Loan.

WorldCat - General Resource

WorldCat Research Station

WorldCat Research Station

Explore the holdings of Zondervan Library as well as libraries worldwide using WorldCat.

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