Research & Resources: Reference

A Glossary of Pali and Buddhist Terms

BuddhaNet | Glossary of Buddhist Terms BuddhaNet is a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Buddha Dharma Education Association. BDEA has evolved as a Buddhist Information and Education Service.

Chicago Author-Date Citation Machine Generates Chicago style, author-date citations for books; journal, newspaper, and magazine articles; websites. In accordance with Maitripa Style Guide.

Chicago Manual of Style : Author-Date Citation Samples The preferred citation style in the Maitripa College Style Guide. Each example of a reference list entry is accompanied by an example of a corresponding in-text citation.

Gale Virtual Reference Library For offsite access/password, contact or log in to Populi for access through Links.

Google Scholar Google Scholar is a subset of Google Web Search that enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including papers, theses, books, and reports.

IEP: Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy The IEP was founded in 1995 to provide open access to detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy. The Encyclopedia is free of charge and available to all users of the Internet world-wide. The staff of 30 editors and approximately 300 authors hold doctorate degrees and are professors at universities around the world, most notably from English-speaking countries.

Indica et Buddhica (PDF) The current listing of more than 650 journals containing Buddhist Studies material.

LYWA | Glossary of Buddhist Terms The glossary includes English, Sanskrit and Tibetan terms.

Maitripa College Course Texts Archive Compilation of all texts assigned for course booklists. (Populi login required) 

Multnomah County Library | Classic Catalog

Multnomah County Library | Resources for Research Access via your MCL library card barcode and PIN.

Oregon Passport Program Participating libraries with reciprocal borrowing privileges with Maitripa College Library.

Sacred Texts | Buddhism Large collection of online texts and articles.

Timelines of Buddhist History These timelines sketch significant events and personalities in the evolution of Buddhism.

Treasury of Lives The Treasury of Lives is a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region. Founded in 2007 as a project of the Rubin Foundation, the Treasury provides an accessible and well-researched biography of a wide range of figures, from Buddhist masters to artists and political officials, many of which are peer reviewed.

WorldCat WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. You can search for popular books, music CDs and videos—all of the physical items you’re used to getting from libraries. lets you find an item of interest and then locate a library near you that owns it. Usually you will link directly to the item record on the library’s Web site.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices In 1,800 pages across 3 volumes, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.
via Gale Virtual Reference Library, contact for password for offsite access