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World Mythology

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

How to Use Reference Works

Why use these "reference" or "background" resources?

  • They provide overviews of topics so you can familiarize yourself before attempting more in-depth research.
  • They provide definitions and quick facts related to a topic.
  • They identify keywords that you can use as possible search terms.
  • They recommend additional reputable resources that are related to your topic.

Myth-Related Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks

Reference Databases & Websites

Philosophy Encyclopedias

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