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University Libraries - Article Databases


Top Databases

  • Philosopher's Index

    Covers scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. 

  • PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online

    Is both an index and archive of philosophical works. In addition to indexing books and journal articles, it monitors open access archives and personal pages for articles by academic and professional philosophers.  Search or use the structured bibliography.

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  • Religion and Philosophy Collection

    Covers topics like world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of language and the history of philosophy.

Additional Databases (alphabetical)

  • Academic Search Complete

    Covers all subject areas.  Has a mix of magazines and journals, including many that are peer-reviewed.

  • Anne Philologique (LAnne Philologique)

    Année Philologique is an index of publications related to the history, language, literature and civilization of ancient Greece and Rome.

  • Credo Reference

    Use to find quick facts, images or background information on various topics in dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks.

  • Dissertations and Theses

    Contains citations,abstracts and possibly full text for over 2 million dissertations and theses. The database accepts over 90 percent of doctoral dissertations in North America.

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Searchable collection of reference books and encyclopedias in electronic format. Titles cover arts, biography, business, environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, science, and social science.


    Full-text of back issues of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Issues are entered on-line after having been published for 2-5 years.

  • LGBT Thought and Culture

    Documents the LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day.

  • Oxford Reference

    Fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

  • Project Muse

    Provides full-text access to a selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.

  • Web of Science Core Collection

    Indexes thousands of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Also has cited reference searching and ways to refine and analyze your search results. Includes three indexes: Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1900 to present), Science Citation Index Expanded (1899 to present). 

    Note:  Previously our subscription began social sciences coverage in 1956. Coverage now extends back to 1900 in the social sciences. 

    Besides the subject citation databases, the Web of Science Core Collection also includes: Book Citation Index (2005 to present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present), Current Chemical Reactions, and Index Chemicus