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Philosophy Research Guide

Use this guide to find UNO library resources and other helpful research tools.

Finding elusive journal articles

In most cases journal articles will be immediately available online. However, a database may sometimes describe an article but not actually include a copy.  You can search for the title of a journal in the eJournals directory to see if the journal is available in a different database.  The library subscribes to over 200 databases, so it is usually worth checking.

You may also search the title of a journal in the library catalog to see if the library has a physical subscription in the Periodicals Collection. The catalog will provide a call number and note the volumes and years owned by the library.

If any particular article is just entirely unavailable, submit an Interlibrary Loan request to obtain a copy from another library.

Library Databases

These six databases provide the best coverage of articles published in research journals in Philosophy:

Several other library databases may also prove of interest depending on specific emphasis; for example,

You may browse a complete list of Criss Library's databases in the Database A-Z directory.

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Jim Shaw
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Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
University of Nebraska at Omaha