Highly Recommended Databases
(1940-present; updated quarterly; some full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) is a current and comprehensive
bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of
philosophy. It is considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject, features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews. The database covers the fifteen fields of philosophy: aesthetics, axiology, philosophy of education, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, logic, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, metaphilosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion. It contains research published in nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages. It is produced by the Philosophers Information Center and the user
interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing
and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)
; 1980-present; updated weekly;
some full-text; RefWorks help
; citation alerts
; saving searches & creating alerts
; journal titles
) is one of the citation databases included in Web of Knowledge. Click Web of Science
and then change Current Limits
to search this database separately. It provides
current and retrospective bibliographic information and cited references for over 1,130 arts and humanities journals plus individually
selected, relevant items from about 7,000 science and social sciences journals.
It covers archaeology, architecture, art, asian studies, classics, dance, film,
folklore, history, language, linguistics, literary reviews, literature, music,
philosophy, poetry, radio, religion, television and theater. Click Sign In
to save searches and receive search history and citation alerts. It is produced by
and the user interface is provided by Thomson Reuters.
Periodical and Literature Index Online
(1981 - present; some full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) contains more than 300,000
records and includes indexed citations to articles published in Roman Catholic
periodicals, papal documents, church promulgations and books about the Catholic
faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers. It
is produced by American Theological Library Association and the Catholic Library
Association and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online
(updated regularly; all
) is an online version of Routledge's 10-volume 1998 print philosophy encyclopedia. It
features 2,000 original entries from a team of over 1,300 of the world's most respected scholars
and philosophers. It contains 25,000 hot-linked cross-references between articles. It is
produced by and the user interface is provided by Routledge.
InteLex Past Masters
(all full-text; RefWorks help
) is a collection of electronic books. Included are the works of Aquinas, Aristotle, Augustine, Austen, Dewey, Plato, Mary Shelley, and the continental rationalists. In addition there are the works of British philosophy from 1600-1900 and political philosophy form Machivelli to Mill. Users can browse by title or subject and a keyword search is also available. After an author's work is selected, searching for words within the work is permitted. Printing is available. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by the InteLex Corporation.
(Using this resource
; all full-text; XLinks
) is a cross-searchable database of more than
125 quick reference dictionaries and 189 in-depth encyclopedias. It covers general reference
as well as specific subject categories: archaeology, art and architecture, bilingual dictionaries, classical studies, encyclopedias, English dictionaries and thesauri, history, language reference, law, linguistics, literature, media studies, medicine and health, music, names studies, performing arts, philosophy, quotations,
religion, science and technology, social sciences, and society and culture. All subject categories can be searched separately. Reference types include overview pages, subject reference, timelines, quotations, English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries. It is published by and the user interface
is provided by Oxford University Press. This subscription is limited to 5 simultaneous users.
No reader is required to use these electronic books. The best way to find ebooks is in the XPLORE Library Catalog
. Just look for the ebook icon:
(all full-text; XLinks
; RefWorks help
) is a cross-searchable collection of electronic
books covering philosophy from the twentieth century
to the present. Subject areas include aesthetics; ancient, general, moral, and political philosophy; history of philosophy; logic; philosophy of mathematics, language, the mind, religion, and science; metaphysics; and epistemology. The cross reference feature allows users to highlight a word or
phrase in a book and retrieve other books containing that word or phrase. It is published by and the user interface is provided by Oxford University Press.
Religion and Philosophy Collection
(1984-present; updated weekly; much full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) provides indexing and abstracts from
1984-present for 301 journals, many peer-reviewed, and full-text from 1990-present for 290
journals. It covers world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history,
epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of
philosophy. It is published by and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
(all full-text) is a dynamic online dictionary that satifies the highest academic standards. Entries are created and updated by an expert or group of experts in the field. Users can browse an A-Z list of entries or can search by keyword, title or author. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by the Metaphysics Research Lab, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University.
(about 1995-present; updates dependent upon publisher;
all full-text; RefWorks help
; saving searches
) is a multidisciplinary
collection of about 5,000 journals published by Academic Press, American Chemical
Society, American Institute of Physics, American Physical Society, American Psychological
Association (PsycARTICLES), Association of Computing Machinery, Berkeley Electronic
Press, BioOne, Blackwell, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Emerald (MCB University
Press), Ingenta, Institute of Physics, Kluwer, Lawrence Erlbaum, Optical Society
of America, Oxford University Press, Project MUSE, Royal Society of Chemistry,
Springer-Verlag, Thieme and Wiley. Scholars can be notified
about new relevant articles according to subject, author or journal
title. It is compiled by and the user interface is provided by OhioLINK.
Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Center
(2000-present; all full-text; RefWorks help
) is a database of
masters' theses and doctoral dissertations submitted by graduate students matriculating at
higher education institutions in Ohio. It is produced by participating Ohio colleges and
universities and the user interface is provided by OhioLINK. Evidence-Based Practice Tip:
All articles in this database should have some level of evidence.
(1980-present; Much full-text; Tutorials
; RefWorks help
) contains indexing and abstracts from nearly 700 journals, of which 500 are peer reviewed. It includes scholarly journals as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry. Topics covered include art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion. It is produced by H. W. Wilson and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Humanities International Complete
(1925-present; updated monthly; much full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) provides indexing and abstracts for books, articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations. It indexes 1,700 scholarly journals and incorporates all content from American Humanities Index
and Humanities International Index
. It covers literature, language, history, philosophy, archaeology,
classical studies, folklore, gender studies, performing arts, history, religion
and theology. It is produced by Whitson Publishing and the user interface is
provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Humanities with Full-Text
(1910-present; Much full-text; Tutorials
; RefWorks help
) contains the full-text from over 330 journals and indexing and abstracts from nearly 700 journals. It includes scholarly journals as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry. Topics covered include art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion. It is produced by H. W. Wilson and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Jewish Studies Source
(Much full-text; Tutorials
; RefWorks help
) includes content from academic journals, magazines, books, and newspapers providing in-depth coverage of all facets of Judaism. Some of the topics covered are archaeology, anthropology, ethnic studies, history, languages, philosophy, political science, religion, and women There are also biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jews. There are extensive back files for journals such as KASHRUS
(1990), Contemporary Jewry
(1974), Western States Jewish History
(1968), and YIVO Annual of Jewish Social Science
(1946). The entire Jewish Telegraphic Agency
database is available form 1922-present. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
(1st issue of 1st volume to 3 years from present; all full-text; Video tutorial
; Handout tutorial
; RefWorks help
) provides online
access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in a variety of academic
disciplines including the arts, business, demographic studies, humanities, social sciences,
and science. The multidisciplinary arts & sciences collection was updated in June 2009 with an additional 120 titles
, bringing the total number of journals in this collection to 749. JSTOR also includes 8,200 19th Century British pamphlets. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by JSTOR, a not-for-profit organization that serves
and is supported by the scholarly community. NOTE:
journal content published prior to 1923 in the US and prior to 1870 elsewhere is freely available to the public for reading and downloading (nearly 500.000 articles from more than 200 journals).
(1993-present; updated 2 times/month; some full-text;
) indexes papers presented at conferences
worldwide. It covers every published congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium,
and meeting received by the British Library Document Supply Centre. It is produced by and the
user interface is provided by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).
Periodicals Archive Online
(most from first issue to 1995; RefWorks help
) provides the backfiles of periodicals in ancient civilizations, history, humanities, linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion, and general studies. This collection was updated in June 2009 with an additional 400 titles. Users can search for articles by keyword, author, article title, journal title, language, journal subject, and year. Users can browse journals by title or journal subject. It is produced by Chadwyck-Healey and the user interface is provided by ProQuest.
(1993-present; updated 2 times/week;
) offers citations of every published
congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop, and meeting received by the British
Library Document Supply Centre. It contains in each record a list of the papers presented at
each conference. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by OCLC (Online Computer
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT)
(1861-last semester; updated daily; first 24 pages free full-text;
) contains over 2 million entries for doctoral dissertations
and master's theses from over 1,000 North American graduate schools and European universities. More recent dissertations
and theses are available electronically and may be downloaded for a fee. Frequently, users may also obtain a copy without cost
through the library's document delivery services
. It is produced by and the
user interface is provided by ProQuest.