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Religion: Writing & Citing

Start your research using the best resources recommended by the subject librarian for religious studies. It highlights the key indexes and reference works for the academic study of religion, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and more.


RefWorks is a Web-based reference manager, helping you to keep track of your references and  formating them in the style of your choice. The Library has a license for this resource, allowing you to register at no cost. Most databases provide a way to import references.

 Video Tutorials are available!

If you have questions, feel free to contact Baker Berry Reference by sending an email to Reference.Librarian@Dartmouth.EDU


Sources includes a section, Writing the Academic Paper with tips on developing your thesis statement, organizing your arguments, and more. See also the section, Writing the Religion Paper.

RWIT, the peer-tutoring program at Dartmouth, is the place to go if you need additional help with the writing process described in Sources.

Chicago Style

MLA Style