Philosophy

Queen’s University Library provides subject, course and how to guides to help you connect with the best tools, resources, and strategies for research. This page will help you to identify key starting points for your research in Philosophy.

The Philosophy liaison librarian is available for research consultations and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use the information resources at Queen's University Library and beyond, and give you advice on how to stay current in your field. Tailored research skill instruction can be provided for specific classes. We also evaluate, purchase and make available teaching and research materials, including books, journals, databases and multimedia resources, to support research in Philosophy.

Intended for use by undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and other researchers, the subject guide will help you identify and access highly recommended resources for research in the discipline.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index

Publication coverage: 1975 - present

A multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities.

Philosopher's Index

Publication coverage: 1940-

A comprehensive, bibliographic database covering worldwide research in all areas of philosophy.

Philosophy @ ProQuest

A pre-selected group of citation, abstract and full-text databases covering literature published in philosophy.

Philosophy Documentation Center E-Collection

Full text access to over 50 journals, with full text searching available for an additional 250 journals, books, conference proceedings and other publications.

PhilPapers

PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers.
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