Q. What are the best databases for doing research on philosophy?

Answer

Which databases are best for doing research on philosophy may depend on the specific topic or subject area you are studying. The following databases are some of our best resources for finding this information and would be a good place to start your research:

Academic Search Complete

Indexes over 8,200 journals in a broad range of academic disciplines. Full-text content is provided for over 4,600 of those journals, including over 3,600 peer-reviewed publications.

Sage Premier Collection

Access to the content of over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 1999 to date, published by SAGE with coverage in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Database

With more than 2.3 million entries, PQDT database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. Graduate students consult the database to make sure their proposed thesis or dissertation topics have not already been written about. Students, faculty, and other researchers search it for titles related to their scholarly interests. Of the millions of graduate works listed, we offer over 1.9 million in full text format.

LexisNexis Academic

Access to the full-text of major newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state statutes, court opinions, industry news, business financial information, SEC filings, and more.

JSTOR

JSTOR offers high-quality, interdisciplinary content , including over eight hundred leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. We now offer 6 archival collections, along with current subscriptions to individual titles accessed through the JSTOR Scholarship Program’s platform for seamless access to the full run of the title.

For more databases and resources on philosophy visit our LibGuides or Ask A Librarian for more help.

  • Last Updated Aug 08, 2017
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  • Answered By Rebecca Crago

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