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Websites (free, public sites)
The following web resources were selected by librarians:
The ARDA Association of Religion Data Archives
Provides statistical and survey data on "churches and church membership, religious professionals, and religious groups." Summary datasets for specific countries all over the world is also available.
Internet Sacred Text Archive
Provides access to electronic versions of the sacred texts of many world religions and religious traditions.
Writings of 65 Fathers of the Church, as well as full-text liturgies, council documents, and apocrypha.
Yearbook of Churches
Directory of American and Canadian churches from the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). Includes statistics of church membership and finance, descriptions of denominations, listings of denominations by families, and names, postal and e-mail addresses of religious group leaders and headquarters.