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General sources that cover Philosophy and Religion
Core sources for Philosophy and Religion
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials| | |
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. The ATLA Religion Database includes more than 517,000 article citations from more than 1,616 journals (506 currently indexed), more than 220,000 essay citations from over 16,100 multi-author works, and more than 474,000 book review citations. This database begins in 1949 although indexing for some journal titles extends back into the nineteenth century. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.
Biography Resources Center | | |
For all age groups, this database is a comprehensive source for biographical information. It provides over 300,000 biographies of people from around the world and throughout history, quick reference information on nearly one million people from Who's Who sources, and full text articles from hundreds of magazines and links to selected biography Web sites.
Cambridge Scientific bstracts | |
The following databases are available in this system: AFSA: Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts, Biological Sciences, Biology Digest, Communication Abstracts, Conference Papers Index, Environmental Sciences and Pollution Abstracts, ERIC, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, Medline, Oceanic Abstracts, Plant Science, Social Services Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, and TOXLINE.
Human Relations Area Files - eHRAF | |
A full text database that provides primarily descriptive information on the cultures of the world. Annual installments will contain 50,000 or more pages of text on 15 or more cultures. In addition to the text, indexed by the Outline of Cultural Materials, the database also contains a bibliography for each culture and a cultural summary.
Humanities Full Text (Wilson Web) | | 1984- |
To search only this database, click Humanities (HUM) in the Subject Area menu of Wilson Web's OmniFile Full Text Mega. This database covers archaeology, area studies, art, classical studies, communications, dance, film, folklore, gender studies, history, journalism, linguistics, literary & social criticism literature, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology.
JSTOR | | date varies |
JSTOR offers full-text online access to back issues of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Issues are entered online after having been published for 2-5 years. The entire printed matter of the journal as published is included, and coverage for most titles begins with their starting numbers. Adobe Acrobat Reader is necessary to view and print from JSTOR.
MLA International Bibliography| | |
An index of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.6 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included. In addition, the MLA Directory of Periodicals and the association's proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography are also included.
Project Muse | |
Includes the full-text of over 300 quality journal titles, covering literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.
The Religion Case Reporter | | 1998-present |
Indexes court decisions relating to religious issues. Provides references to where the text of court cases can be located. The text of Federal statutes relating to religious issues is also included. Dates covered include: 1998- (Some decisions from 1997 are also included if decision was published after December 31, 1997)