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Religious Studies: Buddhism

This guide provides a list of major library resources to help you get started studying religion.

Databases and e-Resources

Primary Resources at Rubenstein

The following primary resources are housed at Duke's Rubenstein Library. Information on accessing these documents can be obtained by contacting the librarians at Rubenstein.

Search for Books

Here are some examples of subject headings that can be used when searching for books on Buddhism in Duke's library catalog or in other library catalogs via WorldCat. Use the facets on the left hand side of the search results page to further refine results.


Buddhism Buddhism -- Sacred Books
Buddhism -- Doctrines Buddhism -- History
Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism -- India
Buddhism -- Japan Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region

Reference Books

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