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HUM 2310 - World Mythology: Reference Books

PSC Library's online & paper resources for World Mythology

Using Reference Books

1) Reference books CANNOT be checked out by students. They may be used only within the library.

2) Reference books are located in the center of the library, behind the Reference Desk.

3) Pages can be photocopied: 10 cents for a black-and-white page OR 50 cents for a color page.

Polk State College offers printing, copying, and scanning services in the libraries and TLCCs at the Lakeland and Winter Haven campuses and the JD Alexander Center and Center for Public Safety. The self-serve printers accept credit/debit cards and BankMobile cards. They will not accept cash.

There are five ways to print to a self-serve print station:

  • Print via email – email files to and receive a printing code and barcode to use at any print station.
  • Print via cloud-based server – access OneDrive or Google Drive from any print station.
  • Print via USB – access files off a USB from any print station.
  • Print via PrintMe app – download the PrintMe app from Google Play or the App Store and send prints from your mobile device.
  • Print via Polk State computers – send prints from most Polk State computers.

Reference Books: Goddesses & Gods

NOTE: Specific mythologies (Norse, Hindu, etc.) are between REF BL715 & REF BL2640

The Facts on File Encyclopedia of World Mythology and LegendREF BL303 .M45 2004 v.1 & v.2

Who's Who in Non-Classical Mythology (Anything EXCEPT Greek & Roman): REF BL303 .S85 2002 c.1

The Power of Myth (Joseph Campbell's interviews from the DVDs/videos): REF BL304 .C36 1991

The Oxford Companion to World Mythology: REF BL312 .L44 2005

Encyclopedia of Gods: Over 2,500 Deities of the World: REF BL473 .J67 1993

Goddesses in World Mythology: REF BL473.5 .A66 1993 c.1

The New Book of Goddesses and Heroines: REF BL473.5 .M66 1997

Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities: REF BL782 .C67 2000 c.1

Cassell Dictionary of Classical Mythology (Greek & Roman only): REF BL715 .M37 1998 c.1

Handbook of Mesoamerican Mythology (Maya & Aztec): REF F1219.3 .R38 R42 2000 c.1

Handbook of Incan Mythology (Incan Empire): REF F3429 .S77 2004 

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