Database Review: Philosopher’s Index with Full Text

It can be challenging to find research material on philosophical topics, especially if you’re looking for scholarly articles. The library now subscribes to Philosopher’s Index , the foremost research tool in the field. This database focuses on scholarly sources dating back over one hundred years and published around the world. Coverage ranges from highly specialized philosophical subjects to currently hot topics like animal rights. It is easy to do a keyword search. Every article or book review also has its own subject terms assigned by the editors who are philosophers, so you can use those terms to focus your search. When you look at your search results you’ll notice that many of the articles have the full text available. Philosopher’s Index is the best way to do research in philosophy.

By Diane