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Selected resources useful for philosophical research.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Best background sources

Best places to find philosophy articles

  • PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online
    A comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. Monitors journals in many areas of philosophy, as well as archives and personal webpages. Also accepts articles directly from professional authors, who can provide links or upload copies. (Open Access)
  • ArticlesPlus
    The most comprehensive index of articles available from the library--over a half-billion articles from nearly 100,000 journals, newspapers and magazines, in all subjects, including philosophy, with "MGet It" links to full text. Like Google for the library's online content, but without the ads!
  • Google Scholar (with "Availability at UMichigan" links)
    Search engine for scholarly works, with "Availability at UMichigan" links (powered by "MGet It") that connect to full text, automated searching of U-M's Mirlyn catalog, automated completion of requests for delivery services, etc.
  • The Philosopher's Index
    Indexing and authors' abstracts for books and articles from over 400 journals of philosophy and related interdisciplinary fields, from 1940 to the present.

Best places at U-M to find philosophy books

  • Mirlyn
    Catalog of the U-M University Library and selected other U-M libraries, with over 9 million items in all formats (print, online, microfilm, etc.).
  • Tanner Library Catalog  
    Catalog of the U-M Philosophy Department's non-circulating collection of 6,000 books (nearly all of which are also available at the U-M University Library, where they can be checked out).

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