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A guide to library research tools for philosophy.
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  • Philosopher’s Index
    Indexes hundreds of journals and books in Philosophy and related fields. Includes author-written abstracts. Updated quarterly. 1940 - present.
  • PhilPapers
    A comprehensive index and bibliography of books, journals, and journal articles in philosophy. Also links to open access archives and personal pages for articles by academic philosophers. Hosted by The Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Philosophy
    Online access to 26 Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy, a series of advanced encyclopedias about major topics in philosophy.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online: Philosophy Collection
    Access to full text of Oxford University Press publications in Philosophy. 2006 - present.

Journal Articles and Dissertations

  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
    Indexes high-impact science, social science, engineering, art & humanities research journals, 1899-present. 1975 - present.
  • EthicShare
    A comprehensive collection of ethics materials, including research materials, group discussions, current news articles, and upcoming events.
  • Humanities Abstracts
    Provides abstracts, indexing and some links to full-text of journals and magazines in a broad range of humanities fields. Indexing from Feb. 1, 1984; abstracts from Mar. 1, 1994.
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective
    Indexes journals in the humanities and social sciences covering the period 1907-1984.
  • JSTOR
    A collection of scholarly journals in many fields. Includes deep historical coverage but current years are excluded.
  • Philosopher’s Index
    Indexes hundreds of journals and books in Philosophy and related fields. Includes author-written abstracts. Updated quarterly. 1940 - present
  • PhilPapers
    A comprehensive index and bibliography of books, journals, and journal articles in philosophy. Also links to open access archives and personal pages for articles by academic philosophers. Hosted by The Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (Full Text)
    Indexing and abstracting of dissertations and theses 1861-present. Full text for most dissertations 1997-present and selective full-text for earlier dissertations. Comprehensive coverage of North American universities and selective coverage worldwide.

E-Books

Encyclopedias

  • Encyclopedia of Bioethics
    Over 450 entries integrate historical background, ethical theory, current issues, comparative cultural and religious perspectives, public policy, professional practice trends, and future implications. Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 3rd ed., 5v, 2004.
  • Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy
    Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. 2 v., 2009.
  • Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    2nd ed., Macmillan Publishers, 2006. 10v.
  • Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics
    Covers the professional ethics of science and technology and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics 4v, 2005.
  • Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture
    Major facts, concepts, theories, and speculations about time. Explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and artists from ancient times to present. 3v, 2009.
  • Oxford Companion to Philosophy
    Over 2000 articles about all areas of philosophy and the ideas of philosophers from antiquity to the present.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    An open-access encyclopedia that is responsive to new research in Philosophy, with each entry maintained by experts in the field. All entries and updates refereed before they are made public.

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