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Encyclopedia of religion, 2nd ed., ed. Jones (2005), via the King County Library System (requires a KCLS login)
Worldmark encyclopedia of religious practices via the King County Library System (requires a KCLS login)
   
adherents.com
Bibliotheca Religiosa IntraText:  "allows users to see a list of all other instances in the text, plus additional statistics about word frequency" (Meriel Patrick).
Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School
Internet Sacred Text Archive
Pluralism Project at Harvard University
Portal to Asian Internet Resources, Religion (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Religious Movements Homepage Project
Sacred: . . . The World's Greatest Collection of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Holy Books (British Library)
   
Bahá’í
Bahá’í Encyclopedia Project
   
Buddhism
Buddhism and Shintoism in Japan:  A to Z Photo Dictionary of Japanese Sculpture and Art
Buddhist Christian Studies Database (Jonas Barciauskas for the Society for Buddist-Christian Studies)
Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. Buswell (2004), via the King County Library System (requires a KCLS login)
Mapping Buddhist Monasteries
Thesaurus Literaturae Buddhicae
   
Daoism
Daoist Studies
   
Hinduism
Digital South Asia Library (University of Chicago):  "An excellent site with links to reference resources, maps, statistics, bibliography, and journals" (Anne Monius of Harvard Divinity School).
Indian Diaspora
Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies
Savifa, Virtual Library South Asia (University of Heidelberg)
SARAI: South Asian Resource Access on the Internet (Columbia University:  "By far the most selectively monitored academic resource site on South Asia in English; see in particular the links to 'Culture and South Asia' and 'Religion and Philosophy'" (Anne Monius of Harvard Divinity School).
South Asian Literature: Some Primary Sources (Fran Pritchett, Columbia University)
South/Southeast Asia Library, University of California, Berkeleysection on the Hindu diaspora is "The best site on the topic", "the gold standard" (Anne Monius of Harvard Divinity School).
   
Islam
Alphabetical List of Open Access Islamic Manuscripts Collections (AMIR)
Brief Bibliographical Guides in Medieval Islamic Philosophy and Theology (Thérèse-Anne Druart, Catholic University of America)
Center for Islam and Science
Corpus Coranicumaims to provide 1) documentation of the appearance of the Qur'an in manuscripts and the oral tradition; 2) a comprehensive database of Jewish, Christian, Old Arabic, and other intertexts; and 3) a detailed commentary on the Qur'an itself.
Duncan Black MacDonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations (Hartford Seminary)
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim world, ed. Martin (Macmillan Reference USA, Thomson Gale, 2004).  Also here (vol. 1) and here (vol. 2).
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim world, ed. Martin (Macmillan Reference USA, Thomson Gale, 2004), via the King County Library System (requires a KCLS login)
Encyclopedia of women and Islamic cultures Table of Contents
Ezyklopädie des Islam (eslam.de)
Eurislam"all publications concerning the current situation, in contemporary Europe in a wide sense, of Islam as a religion (beliefs and religious practices, religious sensibilities) and of Muslims as a diversified group of population (Muslim immigration, institutions, public regulation). The database contains press articles, books, book sections, study or investigation reports, theses, grey literature."
Islamic Heritage Project (Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University)
Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics (Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University)an online serial bibliography.
Islamic Scientific Manuscripts Initiative (ISMI)
Islamic Studies Pathways: An Academic Guide to Islamic Studies Resources on the Internet
Islamic Studies theses (British Library) "Islamic Studies theses from universities across the UK and Ireland" (British Library press release dated 21 May 2010).
Islamopedia Online (Harvard University)
Middle East Virtual Library (MENALIB)"The Middle East Virtual Library (MENALIB) is an information portal for Middle East and Islamic Studies. It provides access to online information and to digital records of printed and other offline media and thus supports the concept of a hybrid library for Middle East and Islamic Studies" (MENALIB homepage).
Muslim Devotional Posters
Online Qur'an Resources
PickensThe Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. Collection on Muslims in China (Harvard College Library)"Over 1000 photos of Muslims and Christian missionaries working among them in Western China in the 1920s and 1930s form the core of this collection, which is supplemented by several hundred books, pamphlets, broadsides, etc., in several languages."  Search the Harvard VIA catalog by Pickens.
Princeton Digital Library of Islamic Manuscripts
Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought, ed. Bowering (2013)
Quranic Arabic Corpus"an annotated linguistic resource which shows the Arabic grammar, syntax and morphology for each word in the Holy Quran"; "provides three levels of analysis: morphological annotation, a syntactic treebank and a semantic ontology."
USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts
Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths, Cambridge University
   
Judaism
Academic Guide to Jewish History: Major Print & Internet Scholarly Resources
Center for Christian-Jewish Learning, Boston College
Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding, Sacred Heart University
Center for Online Judaic Studies
Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge University
Compact Memory:  Internetarchiv jüdischer Periodika
Early New York Synagogue Archives
Encyclopædia Judaica, 2nd ed. (2007)
Encyclopædia Judaica, 2nd ed. (2007) via the King County Library System (requires a KCLS login)
halakah.com:  Soncino Babylonian Talmud, trans. Epstein (complete), plus links to other important "Talmud Resources" in "Full Text", incl. a "Fully searchable" Talmud in the original.

Index of References Dealing with Talmudic Literature (Saul Lieberman Institute, Jewish Theological Seminary of America):  an continuously updated serial bibliography that indexes "more than 1000 books from the Geonic to modern periods, covering both modern critical scholarship and traditional works. Moreover, the latest additions include references to significant studies in scholarly journals.  A user consults the unit of Talmudic text (eg. Mishna Berakhot 1, 2; Talmud Bavli Rosh Ha-Shanah 27a etc, often indicating lemma), and receives a list of scholarly works with the specific page or note in which the given Talmudic text is discussed.  A new feature of the internet version is direct links to some of the indexed books which are available on-line at Hebrewbooks.org" (Lieberman Institute).  Accessible via paid subscription only.  For a free demo, go here.

Index to Yiddish Periodicals (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)offers an English interface.
Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies
Jewish-Christian Relations
Jewish encyclopedia (1901-1906)
Jewish History.com
Jewish National and University Library Digitized Book Repository
Judaica Electronic Resources (National Library of Israel)
Judaica Europeana
Judaica Libraries and Archives on the Web
Judaica Sammlung Frankfurt:  see, for example, the digitized books under Theologie.
Mapping the Jewish Communities of the Byzantine Empire
North American Jewish Data Bank
m'gr sprwt hqwds:  a searchable Tanakh, Mishnah, Tosefta', Talmud, Midrashim, Mishneh Torah (Maimonides), etc.
Online Treasury of Talmudic Manuscripts
Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion, 2nd ed. (2011)
RAMBI (Index of Articles on Jewish Studies)
Research Guide to Jewish Studies (Jewish Theological Seminary)
Internetarchiv jüdischer Periodika:  100 or so Jewish periodicals published between 1806 and 1938, fully digitized.
Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths, Cambridge University
YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
   
Shinto
Buddhism and Shintoism in Japan:  A to Z Photo Dictionary of Japanese Sculpture and Art
Encyclopedia of Shinto:  "Edited by Kokugakuin University's Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics, the Encylopedia of Shinto is the online version of Shinto Jiten, a work originally published in Japanese in 1994" (Intute).
 

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