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World Mythology

A Library Guide to provide research support for world mythology students and scholars.

About this Guide

This guide is designed to help you with research on world mythology. You'll find

  • Primary Texts: Tips and resources for finding primary sources, which are the original myths or epic texts.
  • Background Info: Reference works such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, and overviews on theories of myth, archetypes, etc.
  • Secondary Sources: Includes information on how to find articles, book chapters, and books for your research.
  • MLA Style: Examples for how to cite sources in-text and for your works cited.

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John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300