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RLST 1111 - Buddhist Literature from Buddha to the Beats - McNicholl: Secondary Sources

Finding Scholarly Articles

Oxford Bibliographies:  Buddhism is great for secondary sources as well as primary sources. 

But there are many other options as well.  Here are just a few of the most relevant (and if this isn't enough, here's an even longer list):


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What is find it @ VU button ?

find it @ VU button provides direct links from a database citation to the fulltext of the article (if available) and other supporting resources.

An FAQ for find it @ VU button is also available.

Finding Books

 Use the library catalog to find out what books Vanderbilt owns or provides access to.

Let's say you want to find secondary sources on Dharma Bums.  You could try searching for this book title, but you may want to search more broadly for jack kerouac (it's likely there are books on Dharma Bums that might be missed by the narrower search for the title).

Choose the Advanced Search.




Enter jack kerouac in a search field.  Make sure you select "VU Collections" above the search fields and "Subject" from the dropdown next to the search field.  Do the search.




Your results will be in relevance-ranked order.  If you want to see newer stuff first, sort by newest-first: