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Recommended library resources for research in philosophy.

About This Guide

The following guide will provide various starting points for those conducting research on topics in philosophy.

  • Background Information - online reference sources such as encyclopedias and dictionaries for basic information and topic ideas in philosophy.
  • Databases - Find Articles - research databases pertinent for finding articles in journals and magazines both recent and historical.
  • Books - instructions on finding print and electronic books through the catalog, where print titles are located in the library, and some suggested titles.
  • Journals - journal search and an explanation of the difference between popular and scholarly/peer-reviewed journals.
  • Additional Resources - various non-library sites featuring blogs, video materials, and social media related to philosophy.

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