Find Information Quickly

Encyclopedias and dictionaries are geat sources of quick information. In addition, they will often list the more important works on the topic--the first works to consult if you want to know more. When the authors of an entry are identified, you can learn their academic credentials.

Call numbers listed in this guide are those at Andover-Harvard Library. Other copies in the Harvard Library are indicated with a link.

Note also that general encyclopedias and dictionaries of religions (Ref. BL31) and general works on religions (BL80, etc.) will also have entries on Buddhism.