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ONLINE REFERENCE SOURCES

 

MYTHOLOGY

The W.E.B. Du Bois Library has created this guide to direct library patrons to accurate and reliable sources for information about World Mythology

 

SELECTED INTERNET RESOURCES

  • Bulfinch's Mythology
    Full-text of Bulfinch's Mythology, one of the most popular texts and standard work on mythology in English, hosted by MythHomes.
  • GodChecker.com
    A database of over 3,000 entries on gods, spirits, beasts, and demons from world mythology and folklore.
  • Gods and Monsters.com
    Gods-and-Monsters.com is dedicated to deciphering the mysteries behind modern mythology by using ancient myths and folktales as a guide. From understanding the ancient gods and goddesses to sharing tales of recent paranormal encounters to identifying unnatural creatures, this site aims to provide information about yesterday's myths and today's mysteries.
  • Mythical Creatures List
    Over 3,000 entries on creatures found in mythology and folklore from around the world.
  • In Search of Myths & Heros
    Website for the PBS series hosted by Michael Wood where he explores four of the world's most famous myths.
  • John Adcox's Virtual Library: Mythology & Folklore
    Annotated collection of links to websites on mythology and folklore.
  • Mythology-Folklore Online
    Laura Gibbs' online course website that provides extensive background readings, resources, and images galleries for selected myths and folklore from different regions of the world.
  • The Internet Sacred Text Archive
    This is an electronic archive of texts covering religion, mythology, legends and folklore, and occult and esoteric topics.
  • UC Press E-Books Collection
    Collection of freely available e-books published by the University of California Press. This link goes directly to books with "Folklore and Mythology" as the subject.
  • Folktexts: Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
    A collection of electronic texts organized by theme.

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