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Religion, Culture and Society

This is UCLan's Religion, Culture and Society library page.

For more help and guidance please contact your Faculty Librarians: Julie Hitchen and Francesca Robinson


Search for books and ebooks on Library Search. It will tell you what we have in stock and where to find it.

Sometimes there may only be a chapter on a specific topic rather than a whole book. To find those, you will need to use one of our ebook databases which allow you to search through the whole text of a book. We have several ebook collections but a good place to start would be Ebook Central.

Library Search
Ebook collections
Ebook Central

Specific reference books which might be useful include:

Journals and Articles

Journal Finder provides details of our print journals and e-journals collections. Library Search will find specific articles from journals so is a good place to start, as it searches across thousands of different journals and will uncover articles in places you may not think to look.

You should then move on to more subject-specific databases such as the following:

See the relevant subject guides for databases in other subject areas. An alphabetical list of all our databases can be found in the E-Databases A-Z.

Additional Resources

Newspapers: current

  • Nexis (the full-text of over 29,000 newspapers)

Newspapers: archives

Audiovisual and Training materials

  • Alexander Street Video (Videos, films, documentaries and training materials in religion and culture related areas)
  • Box of Broadcasts (BoB) (off-air broadcasting service)
  • (thousands of training videos on software and personal skills)
  • Sage Research Methods (This includes training videos on how to conduct research as well as tools to help you construct each element of your research project)

Julie Hitchen

Faculty Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries
01772 892267

Francesca Robinson

Assistant Faculty Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries
01772 895132