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Mythology and Folklore

This guide will help you find sources about mythology, folklore, and urban legend.

Databases - best bets

These databases have a high concentration of journals and articles about mythology and folklore. They are excellent places to begin looking for sources. 

Databases - try also

These databases also feature some journals and articles about mythology and folklore. 

Journals and articles in print

The University Libraries have back issues of several folklore journals in print. You can find them using OneSearch's advanced search feature. Search for the term "folklore" and use the "content type" filter to choose "journal/ejournal." On the left side of the results page, click "library location" and then "bound periodicals." Older print journals and magazines are shelved in alphabetical order on Bracken Library's second floor.

Recent issues of a few folklore journals are available in current periodicals, on Bracken's first floor. These also can be found via OneSearch's advanced search, by selection "current periodicals" as the location.