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Religion / 8th Grade / World Religions Research: Jainism


Jainism. Image. Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 5 Aug. 2019. Accessed 13 Sep. 2019.

United Religions Initiative

The United Religions Initiative (URI) is an interfaith organization dedicated to understanding and peace. The URI maintains webpages with an overview of many faiths. Follow this link to get to the article about the Jain. If you use this site, remember you will need to create your own citation following this format:

“Title of Web Page.” Title of Website, Publisher, Date published in Day Month Year format, URL.


Author’s Last name, First name. “Title of the Article or Individual Page.” Title of the Website, Name of the Publisher, Date of Publication in Day Month Year format, URL.

Middle School In Context


Middle School In Context has many different resources for you. This link will take you to reference articles about the religion you are researching. Remember that you can use the "cite" button to have your citation made for you or exported directly into NoodleTools. 



Encyclopedia Britannica - Middle School Edition

Britannica is a fantastic resource. This link is set for "Level 3," meaning it has the most detail. You can also check level 2 or 1 for a quicker, but less thorough, read. Remember that Britannica will make a citation for you. Just click the checkbox at the top right of the page. 

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context is a high school database, however, it has many reference articles about the Jain faith. When you use one of the In Context databases, the citations are easy to get. Just click the "cite" icon in the top right and follow the directions.