ENH251: Mythology (G. Winters)

Research Guide For Ms. Winters ENH251 Class

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  • Aztec creation myth
  • Norse gods
  • Celtic mythology

Finding Books in the Library

In the PC Library, Myths, Legends, and Folktales are arranged by Library of Congress Call Numbers

Look for materials under the following:

  • BL: Mythology from all cultures
  • E 98 and E 99: Native American legends and folktales
  • F1202: History of Latin America
  • GR1 - GR 950: Folklore and tales from specific countries or regions
  • P (Literature): Folktales, Fairy Tales, Myths and Fables


Call numbers are located on the spine of the book

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This research guide will help you complete your

Hero Quest Assignment for ENH251

For your Hero Quest assignment you will need to locate:

  • Information about a specific culture

  • Creation Myths from that culture

  • Hero Myth(s) from the culture 

    • Identify at least 2 heroes from the Hero Myth 

    • Create a stat sheet for each hero

  • Find a Multimedia resource (video, song, sculpture, etc.) related to your culture's myths

Recommended Library Resources for this class

Basic Information about your topic

  • Gale eBooks - easy to search collection of reference ebooks, includes some images.
  • Credo Reference - collection of encyclopedias and dictionaries on a variety of subjects
  • Oxford Reference- easy to use collection of ebooks on a variety of topics.
  • Global Road Warrior- great source for historical and cultural information on over 175 countries.
  • Salem Press - easy to use collection of ebooks on a variety of topics.

Multimedia Resources (Images / Videos)

  • Feature Films for Education - collection of 600 popular movies, including superhero and myth based films.
  • Films on Demand - thousands of streaming video clips, includes information on myths and cultures
  • Academic Video Onlinethousands of streaming video clips, includes information on myths and cultures
  • ArtStor - collection of over 1 million high quality images of art, photography, paintings and more!

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