Philosophy and Religion Databases

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Philosophy and Religion Databases

PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online Philosophy Documentation Center 
A not-for-profit project, PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality and discussion forums.

L'Annee Philologique EBSCOhost years vary
A specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Its subjects are Greek and Latin literature and linguistics, including early Christian texts and patristics, Greek and Roman history, art, archaeology, philosophy, religion, mythology, music, science, and scholarly subspecialties such as numismatics, papyrology and epigraphy. The database includes citations for journal articles and books with abstracts in English, German, Spanish, French or Italian.

Academic OneFile Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Expanded Academic ASAP Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Use this database to find information on Astronomy, Religion, Law, History, Psychology, Humanities, Current Events, Sociology, Communications and the General Sciences.

JSTOR  years vary
Full-text of core journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Coverage includes the entirety of each journal with the exception of the current five years.

ATLA Serials Religion Collection EBSCO 1908-
Full-text collection of major religion and theology journals covering topics such as the Bible, archaeology, and antiquities; human culture and society; church history, mission and ecumenism; pastoral ministry; world religions and religious studies; theology, philosophy, and ethics.

Films on Demand Films Media Group  
Contains thousands of streaming documentaries in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. For criminal justice, it contains films in the areas of criminal investigation, criminal justice system and sociology.

PPR: Licensee and Authorized Users may stream, display, publicly perform, or exhibit the licensed materials asynchronously on a single computer or network, course management system, or password protected website for classroom teaching, research, presentations, and educational non-commercial multimedia projects for use in educational institutions, provided no admission or other fees are charged for public viewing. Licensed material may not be used for the purposes of monetary reward by means of admission charge or fee for viewing, sale, loan, transfer, or other form of exploitation.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) EBSCOhost 1982-
This general database includes articles that cover a wide range of topics in education, general science, humanities, and the social sciences. Formerly known as WilsonWeb, OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition contains the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications.

Oxford Reference Online  years vary
A multidisciplinary online reference collection containing over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works including a broad range of titles from the Oxford Companion Series published by Oxford University Press. The entire collection is fully-indexed and cross-searchable.

Oxford Bibliographies Online  years vary
Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) is a research tool for the social sciences and humanities that helps researchers find reliable sources of information by directing them to the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research area. It has excellent bibliographies in criminal justice and social work areas.

Project MUSE John Hopkins University years vary
Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others.

SpringerLink   1997-
Access to the complete contents of more than 500 journals and 17,000 e-books, covering a wide array of subjects, including science, technology, medicine, humanities, and economics.

Episteme Links  current
Excellent starting point for finding philosophy resources on the Internet.

Works of St. Augustine (4th Release) Intelex Corporation years vary
New City Press, in conjunction with the Augustinian Heritage Institute, has undertaken the first complete translation of the works of Saint Augustine.  This 4th release, with an additional 6 volumes, including The City of God, contains 41 volumes of the printed series.

Past Masters Full Text Humanities  Intelex 
Past Masters includes historically important texts and translations which have been newly edited for accuracy as well as modern scholarship. Collections include works by Augustine, Machiavelli, Montaigne, Suárez, and others.