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SHU Library Databases
- The databases listed below include scholarly and peer-reviewed articles from leading journals that will help you develop your research paper topic and argument. Avoid focusing any research on just one or two databases, and instead research your topic across several databases.
- An excellent starting point for any research topic would be - JSTOR, Philosopher's Index, and Academic Search Premier.
Abstracts of over 485,000 articles from 1400+ journals covering scholarly research in all major areas of philosophy. Some articles are available in full text.
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums.
Full-text articles from hundreds of core humanities journals, some dating back to 1665.
Academic Search Premier
Our largest, multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,700 journals, including full text for more than 4,000 peer-reviewed titles and indexes nearly 13,600 journal titles
Index of articles, books reviews, and other works on Biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues from over 1,500 journals and other works from 1949. Some sources date from 1818.
A leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; since 1995, its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic libraries worldwide. MUSE books and journals are from leading university presses and scholarly societies.
Project Vox seeks to recover the lost voices of women who have been ignored in standard narratives of the history of modern philosophy. We aim to change those narratives, thereby changing what students around the world learn about philosophy’s history.
Using Background Sources & Books
provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
Similar to Google Scholar, this is another free online database that searches academic journal articles.
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers.
The following titles are a selection of open-access journal titles in Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies: