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Resources on Religions of East and South Asia: Books

The guide will provide resources about the major religions practiced by people in The Republic of India, Japan, and the People's Republic of China as well as people in other nations of the area.

Lourdes & OhioLINK/OPAL Catalogs: Books, Videos, Electronic Resources (E-Books)


FIND A BOOK  in Duns Scotus Library by searching in the online catalog and noting the Dewey decimal call number. 

LIMIT TO THOSE NOT CHECKED OUT will display only books in the library, not ebooks. Check this box to narrow the search results to find items on the shelves.

BROWSE the stacks (book shelves) to serendipitously find other books.

DEWEY NUMBERS for religions of Indic origin:

  • 294 Buddhism, Jainism, Hinduism, Sikhism
  • 295 Zoroastrianism (Mazdaism, Parseeism)
  • 299 Confucianism, Shinto, Taoism (Daoism), religion of ancient Egypt, religion of Native Americans

DEWEY NUMBERS for sacred texts

  • 892 Oriental literature in translation