Studies of Religion

General Resources for Senior Students

  • Use the Information Skills Process (ISP) on the Research page to guide you.
  • Browse the non-fiction shelves: 200s – religion, 290s – comparative religions, 390s – customs, 170s – ethics, 190s – philosophy; specific countries.
  • Search the National Geographic Archive using login details which are available from library staff. Search all issues of National Geographic or browse subject based collections.
  • For audio visual resources, search ClickView by subject heading or title. ClickView can be accessed when you are at home. Restrictions apply based on age/rating.

Oliver Catalogue

  • Search the CTHS Library Oliver catalogue using subject terms: Religion(s), Religion – in art, Religion – history; see also specific religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism; see also specific countries; ethics, peace, morality.
  • Expand your search to Hornsby Library resources by running a search in Oliver, click other providers and select Hornsby Shire Library. If you are a member of Hornsby Library you can borrow their items.
  • Expand your search to Macquarie University library resources by running a search in Oliver, click other providers and select Macquarie University Library. You can access their hard copy resources onsite but will be unable to borrow.


  • Search World Book Online Advanced or Timelines. This is a reliable starting point for research if you don’t know much about the topic.


Internet Resources

Bibliographies and Citations

      • Ask your teacher for requirements; keep records up to date – retrospectively is difficult.
      • Bibliography Generator – choose the style you need.

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