Philosophy

Locating Journal Articles

Electronic Resources | Print Resources

Electronic Resources

Please note that these electronic resources are only accessible from within the Humanities & Social Sciences Library. You can find dedicated computers, displaying the Selected Electronic Resources screen, located in the Rose Main Reading Room, as well as in many of the divisions throughout the Library.

JSTOR
This database allows full-text searching of academic journals from a wide range of subject areas. It is searchable by author, publication title, subject, or words within an article. It currently includes 17 philosophy journals. Articles date from the 19th century up to what is called a “moving wall” of 3 to 5 years between the current issue and what is available on JSTOR.

Proquest Research Library
Contains full text articles from over 1700 newspapers and periodicals.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCOhost)
Provides access to popular and scholarly journals through its collection of databases. It currently includes 12 philosophy journals.

The Philosopher's Index
The major index for philosophy. It indexes and abstracts books, book reviews, and articles from more than 570 philosophy journals, worldwide. A print version is also available, see Print Resources below.

Project Muse
Project Muse provides access to the full text of nearly 200 scholarly journals, with about a dozen philosophy titles available. It is searchable by author, publication title, and subject.

Print Resources

The philosopher’s index: An international index to philosophical periodicals and books,  (Bowling Green, Ohio: Philosophy Documentation Center, Bowling Green State University, 1967-), incomplete holdings
*RB-YAA 72-1340, Rose Main Reading Room

The philosopher’s index: a retrospective index to u.s. publications from 1940. (Bowling Green, Ohio: Philosophy Documentation Center, Bowling Green State University, 1978), 3 vols.
*RB-YAA 78-2467, Rose Main Reading Room
Extends the coverage of The philosopher’s index for journal articles from 1940 to 1966, and books from 1926 to 1940. (Book reviews after 1941 are not included.)

Philosophical books, (Leicester, England: Leicester University Press, 1960-), vols. 1-
JFL 92-292, General Research Division
A quarterly journal with long reviews of current books in philosophy. It tends to review only books in the Anglo-American, analytical tradition. Current issues are available in the Periodicals Section, room 108.

Ruben, Douglas H., Philosophy journals and serials: An analytical guide, (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985)
JFE 86-3731, General research Division
Lists 335 journals, newsletters, and bulletins in philosophy. Although no longer current, this guide remains useful for its descriptions and evaluations of the focus of each journal.