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I'm Grant Young, the Academic Librarian for Arts and Humanities. Please contact me if you need advice / help with using Library resources to support your study, teaching or research - or attend one of my regular drop-in sessions. 

Library Search is your main way into books and articles held by the Library, with Find Databases giving you access to further specialist resources to explore. This current subject guide provides a selection of key Databases and other resources likely to be of use as you undertake your studies.

 

Key resources for Philosophy Key resources for Philosophy

There are tens of thousands of books and journal articles related to philosophy available via Library Search. This subject guide points to some other resources you may find useful.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia providing overeviews 

Cambridge Companions Online - Philosophy
Scholarly inroductions to topics related to Philosophy, Religion and Culture

Philosopher's Index with Full Text 
Database of philosophy articles from 1,500 journals with full text for 220 core journals. Articles with full text can also be found via Library Search.

Other useful resources for Philosophy Other useful resources for Philosophy

Reference Works

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia providing overeviews. 

Credo Reference
Search across hundreds of encyclopedias and other reference books.

Oxford Reference Online 
Search across encyclopedias, dictionaries and other language resources.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
Major dictionary of the English language, especially useful in charting the development of words and their different meanings over time.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB)
Biographies of thousands of individuals from across the history of the British Isles. Note that it only includes those who have died.

Cite them Right
A referencing tool that provides assistance in how to reference in a range of different styles (including Harvard, APA, MHRA and MLA).

 

Bibliographies and Article Collections

Philosopher's Index with Full Text 
Database of philosophy articles from 1,500 journals with full text for 220 core journals. Articles with full text can also be found via Library Search.

Philpapers
Community-maintained bibliography and repository of papers related to philosophy. Can be browsed or searched.

Academic Search Complete
Large collection of journal articles, book chapters and book reviews. Note that these can also be found in Library Search.

JSTOR Arts and Sciences
Collection of journal articles and other content. Note that JSTOR primarily contains older articles and that all these articles can also be found alongside more current articles via Library Search.

MLA Bibliography
Large bibliography of journal articles, book chapters and book reviews related to language and literature, including papers of relevance to philosophy. Articles with full text can also be found via Library Search.

Project Muse - Arts and Humanities Collection
Collection of journal articles. Note that all these articles can also be found via Library Search.

PsychArticles
Large collection of journal articles, book chapters and book reviews on psychology, behavioural science and related topics, including papers of relevance to philosophy. Note that these can also be found in Library Search.

 

Ebook and Handbook Collections

Ebook Central
A vast collection of ebooks, with the ability to request ebooks not already held by UEA.

Cambridge Companions Online - Philosophy
Scholarly inroductions to topics related to Philosophy, Religion and Culture.

Cambridge Histories
Authoratative historical surveys, including many volumes related to Philosophy.

Routledge Handbooks Online
Scholarly introductions to topics, including many volumes related to Philosophy (check.

 

Primary Source Collections

Europeana
Records to 56 million museum, library and archives objects and texts from across Europe. Links through to digitised copies where available.

JISC Historical Texts
Facsimiles of early printed books 1473-1899. Includes EEBO (Early English Books Online) and ECCO (Eighteenth Century Books Online).

Early European Books
Facsmilies of early printed books from across Europe from the 15th century to 1700.

Internet Archive
Vast collection of digitised books, films and sound recordings along with archived websites

Hathi Trust
Like the Internet Archive (above), a vast collection of digitised books. Some are closed due to copyright restrictions, but many are available to read and download.

 

Other Resources

Box of Broadcasts
UK TV and radio programmes including news, films and documentaries.

EThOS Doctoral Theses
Database containing details of UK theses. Many are available online.

Proquest Dissertations and Theses
Database containing details of theses from around the world since the eighteenth century. Some are available online; others must be requested via the Library.

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Grant Young

Academic Librarian

Grant Young
Email: grant.young@uea.ac.uk
Tel. 01603 592426

Location: Library 1.17
Office hours: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

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