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LIT 245: Introduction to Mythology: Home

Morph into Myth, learning about the literature of creation stories, cultural heroes, gods & goddesses, monsters, and historical and cultural influences, explore library resources helpful for studies in LIT 245 - Intro to Myth


Welcome to the LibGuide created to help you explore library resources for studies in LIT 245 - Intro to Myth

On this page, there are some reference books, reference articles, and a couple reference databases to start your research on mythology topics.

Notice the tabs above; click on these tabs to explore additional resources.


Choose a search scope in the dropdown menu. 

  • Everything: Searches every type of material accessible through the Lewis Library, including print books, e-books, journals, newspapers, etc. 
  • Library Catalog: Searches physical items, such as print books, print journals, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks immediately available through the Lewis Library
  • Articles: Searches databases for digital materials such as academic journal articles, newspaper & magazine articles, reports, and reference entries
  • Course Reserves: Searches textbooks and other materials reserved by NCCC Professors for current classes

Databases contain journal articles, ebooks, media, and news resources. 

Enter title keywords to find a specific database. For example, Academic OneFile or JSTOR. Or browse them by subject here.  



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Reference Databases

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Use the Credo Search box above. 

Look for and Explore the Mind Map when you get into Credo.

Suggested search terms to throw in the Credo search box:

  • Greek deities
  • Roman deities
  • druids
  • druidic

Also, throw in any name of a god or goddess such as Prometheus or Eurydice.

Try similar search terms and topics from above in Gale EBooks/Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL). Note the authors and titles listed in the Sources section at the bottom of articles.


World Mythology

Journey into the Myth Field - Selected Reference Articles

Other Background Articles on other Mythologies

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