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Useful databases and other resources for philosophy.
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Philosophy Databases

  • Academic Search Complete
    Large general database of articles from scholarly journals and a few newspapers covering a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images.
  • Bibliography of Asian Studies - 1971-present
    Lists journal articles and book chapters on all subjects related to Asia. Most articles are in western languages. Includes book reviews.
  • Dissertations and Theses Full Text
    Full text (PDF) of most dissertations accepted from 1997 on, some earlier works and some master's theses. Also lists dissertations and theses accepted from 1861 on in the US and at some Canadian, British, and other European universities.
  • IMB: International Medieval Bibliography - 1968-present
    Lists articles from books and journals on any topic relating to the European Middle Ages (ca. 400-1500). Click the blue Enter Databases button to start and choose the IMB from the menu on the next page.
  • JSTOR Journal Storage Project
    Full-text backfiles of many important scholarly journals. Coverage is usually from the first issue to 3-5 years before the present. Humanities and social science articles are also listed in Periodicals Index Online and Periodicals Archive Online which hav
  • L'Année Philologique - 1924-
    Indexes articles on the literature, languages, and history of ancient Greece and Rome from journals, books and conference proceedings. Coverage in the online version begins with 1949 and goes up to 2-3 years before the current year.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    News and business information from sources around the world; book reviews, biographical, and other reference sources; U.S. Code, constitution, and court cases. Includes many newspapers. Most entries are full-text, some updated daily.
  • Merriam Webster Dictionary
    Handy online dictionary and thesaurus. Has online audio pronunciations and includes the Abbreviations, Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names sections from the print version.
  • Oxford Companion to Philosophy
    A UVa portal to Philosophy resources
  • Oxford English Dictionary: OED Online
    as definitions for most of the words in the English language but also information on their origins and quotations showing their range of meanings from the time they entered the language to the present
  • Oxford Reference Online
    A large collection of basic information on many subjects drawn from reference books published by Oxford University Press.
  • Past Masters
    Searchable full-text electronic editions in philosophy
  • Philosopher's Index 1940-present
    Lists and abstracts books and articles in over 300 journals from philosophy and related disciplines.
  • WorldCat.org
    Online listing with locations of books, videos, manuscripts, and other materials in thousands of libraries worldwide. This version has all WorldCat holdings and provides the full bibliographic citation for each item.

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