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Welcome to the Philosophy Library Guide!

This guide is a collection of links to databases, reference tools, library resources, and research tips compiled by the W.I. Dykes Library to assist University of Houston-Downtown students.

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Finding Articles: Getting Started

Journals are the main source for original research and analysis in philosophy and many other subjects. If you have never used journals, these guides may help you learn how to get started.

Find a Journal

Use the LIST OF JOURNALS when you know the name of a journal or magazine.

      
     

    Newest UHD Philosophy Articles in Journals

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    Library of Congress Call Numbers for Philosophy

    Books classified under the subject of Philosophy are found on the 5th floor of the W. I. Dykes Library.  General topics are organized as follows:

    • Subclass B   - Philosophy (General)
    • Subclass BC - Logic
    • Subclass BD - Speculative Philosophy
    • Subclass BH - Aesthetics
    • Subclass BJ  - Ethics

    Article Databases for Philosophy

    Use databases to identify research articles, book chapters, and the location of information materials on your research topic. A database most times represents the organized information about information materials; think of the database as a map to information locations. Definitely search more than one database to locate the applicable research items for your information needs.

    • Philosopher's Index  Icon  Icon
      An index of journals and book in philosophy from 1940 to present.
    • Academic Search Complete  Icon  Icon
      A multi-disciplinary database of journals, magazines, book chapters, and government reports.
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library  Icon  Icon
      Basic information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks.
    • JSTOR  Icon  Icon
      Full-text from 1,300 academic journals, plus historical pamphlets and primary sources. Most content is archival (1834 to 5 years ago), with current content for 200 journals.
    • Religion & Philosophy Collection  Icon  Icon
      Journals and magazines in religion and philosophy.
    • Web of Science  
        
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      Search high-quality scholarly journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
    • Project MUSE  Icon  Icon
      Electronic journals in the humanities and the social sciences.
    • ArticleFirst  Icon
      An index of journals and magazines in every field of study.
    • Book Review Digest Plus  Icon  Icon
      An index to reviews of English-language books in journals and magazines.

    Philosophy Links to Websites

    An excellent place to start looking for information about Philosophy!

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