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This guide is meant to point researchers in the direction of commonly-used Philosophy resources available at Illinois State University. There are also resources and search strategies to support ISU's Religious Studies minor

How To Find Philosophy Materials

This section will help you find different types of resources relating to topics in Philosophy. Each page includes resource lists and/or a discussion of how to access certain types of materials.

  • Navigate Philosopher's Index: This page walks you through some search strategies in a commonly-used Philosophy database, Philosopher's Index. 
  • Navigate the Religion & Philosophy Collection: This page explains how to find academic journals using EBSCO's Religion and Philosophy Collection. 
  • Navigate Project Muse: This page explains how to find academic journals using Project Muse, a multi-subject database.
  • Navigate JSTOR: This page explains how to find academic journals using JSTOR, a multi-subject database.
  • Use Philpapers: This page explains how to create an account for, and use, the Philpapers database.
  • Evaluate Articles: This page lists suggestions for evaluating a resource in order to determine relevance and credibility.

If you have questions about anything in this section, or need more assistance finding what you need, please don't hesitate to reach out. You can find my contact information on the right side of the page.

Searching Intro

The video below goes over the basics of searching and accessing resources from Milner Library. If you have questions about navigating the catalog, searching through databases, and requesting items through I-share, watch this video.

Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian

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Grace Allbaugh
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