Folklore & Mythology
More books on this topic can be found using the Library's catalog
Journal ArticlesAcademic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a good source to start a search on any topic.AnthroSource
This anthropology database has numerous articles on folklore and mythology.JSTOR
JSTOR is a journal archive that contains articles on a wide variety of topics, including
history, anthropology, and folklore.
This humanities database has thousands of articles on anthropology, folklore, and
Web ResourcesAmerican Folklore Society
This professional organization of myth-collectors and anthropologists publishes a
journal of folklore research. The site also lists career opportunities.
This online encyclopedia of mythology is constantly updated and includes mythic figures
and creatures from Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Chinese, African, Native American, and
Folktexts: A library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology
This collection of stories, gathered by a retired professor from the University of
Pittsburgh, contains hundreds of tales from Europe and around the world. All stories
are in English.
*How to Use the Motif Index
A motif-index is an invaluable tool for locating fairy tales and legends, but they
can be tricky to use. This guide, created by the Anthropology Library at UC-Berkeley,
can help you get started.