Databases for Philosophy


DATABASES

Academic Search Complete  (EBSCOhost)
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Provides full text for more than 5,000 scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Click here for a journal title list. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


JSTOR  (JSTOR)
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JSTOR is an archive of complete full-text backfiles. The current collection includes journals from the Art & Science Collections I - V and the Arts & Sciences Complement and covers most academic disciplines. This collection is growing and currently has more than 500 titles. User guide for JSTOR


Data for Research  (JSTOR)
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A new way to search the JSTOR database! Provided by JSTOR for use by the research community. It provides a set of web-based tools for selecting and interacting with content from the JSTOR archive. The service also provides the ability to obtain data sets via bulk downloads or using a REST API. Features provided by the site include: Full-text and fielded searching of the entire JSTOR archive using a powerful faceted search interface. Using this interface one can quickly and easily define content of interest through an iterative process of searching and results filtering. User guide for JSTOR


Humanities Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
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This database covers the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities. Subject areas include archaeology, classical studies, dance, film, folklore, gender studies, history, literary criticism, literature, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion. The database cites feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, works of fiction, drama and poetry, and reviews of ballets, theatre, dance, movies, musicals, operas, plays and television programs. Coverage is from the present to 1984. The database includes the full text of over 200 publications and abstracting/indexing of another 550 titles. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective  (EBSCOhost)
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This H. W. Wilson database covers dates 1907-1984 and offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences with high-quality indexing of more than 1,300,000 articles in nearly 1,100 periodicals, dating as far back as 1907, as well as citations of over 240,000 book reviews. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Films On Demand Master Academic Collection   (Films Media Group)
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Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that provides the ability to view digital video in real time. You can use Films On Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists for others to view. The collection includes over 5,600 full length programs including 4,000 titles in the Humanities & Social Sciences, 1,600 in Science & Mathematics, 1,100 in Health & Medicine, and 700 in Business & Economics.


Encyclopædia Britannica online
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Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site. Britannica’s contributors include an extensive network of renowned scholars (including former U.S. presidents and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners), advisers, content specialists, and writers—whose job it is to ensure that Britannica is current, accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, relevant, international in scope, and engaging to college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.


Dissertations & Theses A&I  (Proquest)
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This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.  Indexing and abstract subject coverage in the areas of business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, social sciences,  arts & humanities, and more.


DART-Europe E-theses Portal  (Dart Europe)
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Search over 360,000 dissertations from over 500 European universities. Many dissertations are available via links to the full text from the degree-granting institution.

E-BOOKS

Humanities E-Book  (American Council of Learned Societies)
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The ACLS HEB Project is a collaboration of nine learned societies, over 75 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan´ s Scholarly Publishing Office. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars. The ACLS HEB Project includes over 3,000 titles selected by scholars in the humanities. Approximately 350 titles are added each year. The collection includes both in- and out-of-print titles ranging from 1885 through 2006. User guide for American Council of Learned Societies