Philosophy

Philosopher's Index

Alternative Titles
Philosophers' Index, Phil. Index
Description

The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews.

The Philosopher's Index monitors over 550 journals from more than 40 countries and is updated quarterly. Extensive indexing includes personal and proper names along with subject terms; there is also the capability to search for the authors of book reviews.

Major areas of coverage include:  Aesthetics, Axiology, Metaphilosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Epistemology, Philosophy of Ethics, Philosophy of History, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1940 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9595
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Humanities and Social Sciences Index (with Abstracts and Full Text)

Alternative Titles
Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective
Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Full Text, Humanities Index
Social Sciences Abstracts, Social Sciences Full Text, Social Sciences Index
HSSI, HSSFT, HSSR, HSSIR, HFT, SSFT, SSA, HA, SSI, HI
Description

Combines Wilson's Humanities Abstracts and Social Science Abstracts into a single file with Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective.  Provides indexing of over 1,500 periodicals across all humanities and social sciences fields, including:  Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Classical Studies, Communications, Community Health, Criminology, Dance, Economics, Evironmental studies, Ethics, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, Geography, Gerontoloy,, History, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science. Psychiatry, Psychology, Religion, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies.  Full text is included for many articles since 1994.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1907 - (Indexing); 1984 - (Abstracts); 1994 - (Selected full text)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9523
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Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies)

Alternative Titles
Bulletin signaletique
Description

Provides indexing and abstracts of books and articles from over 4,200 European-language journals in the humanities and social sciences--especially in religion, history of art, literature, philosophy, and economics.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1984 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9477
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Alternative Titles
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Encyclopedia of Philosophy (GVRL)
Description
The classic comprehensive English-language reference source for Western philosophy, updated and expanded to cover all philosophy worldwide. Contains more than 2,100 entries and features about 1,000 biographical entries on major figures in philosophical thought. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Second Edition of 2005.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9399
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Project MUSE

Alternative Titles
University Press Content Consortium (UPCC) Books
Description

Project Muse provides full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE, launched in January 2012, offer book-length scholarship, fully integrated with MUSE's scholarly journal content.  The Project Muse platform allows searching of books and journals in one place and at the same time and offers alerts and social networking options for sharing discoveries with colleagues.

The following is a list of publishers participating in UPCC Book Collections as of September 2013. Note that some titles are excluded from the Project MUSE platform at the publisher's discretion.

  • African Books Collective
  • Baylor University Press
  • Brookings Institution Press
  • Catholic University of America Press
  • Central European University Press
  • Chinese University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Cork University Press
  • Cornell University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Cornell University East Asia Program
  • Duke University Press
  • Duquesne University Press
  • ELT Press
  • The Feminist Press
  • Fordham University Press
  • Fortress Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Franciscan Institute Publications
  • Gallaudet University Press
  • Georgetown University Press
  • Hong Kong University Press
  • Indiana University Press
  • Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
  • Jewish Publication Society
  • Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Kent State University Press
  • Leuven University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Liberty Fund
  • Louisiana State University Press
  • Medieval Institute Publications
  • Michigan State University Press
  • Minnesota Historical Society Press
  • The MIT Press
  • National Bureau of Asian Research
  • New York University Press
  • Northern Illinois University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Northwestern University Press
  • NUS Press Ltd
  • Ohio State University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Ohio University Press
  • Oregon State University Press
  • Pennsylvania State University Press
  • Presses de l'Université du Québec
  • Purdue University Press
  • Red Hen Press
  • RIT Press
  • Russell Sage Foundation
  • Rutgers University Press
  • School for Advanced Research Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Slavica Publishers
  • Southern Illinois University Press
  • SUNY Press
  • Syracuse University Press
  • Temple University Press
  • Texas A&M University Press
  • Texas Christian University Press
  • Texas Tech University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Akron Press
  • University of Alabama Press
  • University of Arizona Press
  • University of Arkansas Press
  • University of California Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Georgia Press
  • University of Hawaii Press
  • University of Illinois Press
  • University of Iowa Press
  • University of Massachusetts Press
  • University of Michigan Press
  • University of Minnesota Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Missouri Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Nebraska Press
  • University of Nevada Press
  • University of New Mexico Press
  • University of North Carolina Press
  • University of North Texas Press
  • University of Notre Dame Press
  • University of Ottawa Press
  • University of Pennsylvania Press
  • University of Pittsburgh Press
  • University of South Carolina Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Tennessee Press
  • University of Texas Press
  • University of Virginia Press
  • University of Washington Press
  • University of Wisconsin Press
  • University Press of Colorado
  • University Press of Florida
  • University Press of Kentucky
  • University Press of Mississippi
  • University Press of New England
  • Utah State University Press
  • Vanderbilt University Press
  • Wayne State University Press
  • Wesleyan University Press
  • West Virginia University Press
  • W.E. Upjohn Institute
  • Wilfrid Laurier University Press

 

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1995 - (Journal issues) 2012 - (Books)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9291
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Philosophers' Imprint

Description

A refereed series of original papers in philosophy, edited by philosophy faculty at the University of Michigan, with the advice of an international Board of Editors.

The Imprint was founded in the spirit of the Open Access movement, whose mission is to promote a future in which funds currently spent on journal subscriptions are redirected to the dissemination of scholarship for free, via the Internet.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
2001 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9255
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Periodicals Index Online

Alternative Titles
PIO. Full text portion also called Periodicals Archive Online (PAO).
Previously called Periodicals Contents Index Fulltext (PCI, PCIFT).
Description

An index to over 20 million articles in more than 7,000 arts, humanities and social science journals, from their first issues through 2000. Includes full text of articles for 633 of the journals covered. Covers many older journals not indexed electronically anywhere else.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1665 - 2000. (Dates of coverage vary by journal title--most are from first issue to 2000.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9193
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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Alternative Titles
PQDT, ProQuest Digital Dissertations (PQDD)
Dissertation Abstracts, Diss. Abs., Diss Abs
Index to Theses
Description

Indexing & authors' abstracts for most doctoral dissertations and some masters theses accepted each year in the United States and Canada (since 1861), plus thousands more from Great Britain and Ireland (since 1716), and selected other universities around the world (as far back as 1637).  Includes full-text (in PDF) of most* dissertations submitted at University of Michigan and the 14 other CIC/Big Ten Universities since 1997. 

[Note: Currently access is also provided to the full text of many additional dissertations from additional institutions, but this expanded full text access is temporary.]

*Two factors cause a certain percentage of dissertations not to be included:

1) Authors of dissertations have the right to restrict access to the full text of their dissertation from all ProQuest databases and document delivery services if they so choose.  Some publishers recommend or require blocking of access to the full text of a dissertation as a condition of publishing a revised version of a dissertation as a scholarly book.  If access to a dissertation listed in ProQuest has been restricted by the author, a notification of this appears in the full record display, to the right, above the MGet It button.

2) Increasingly, universities are requiring that doctoral degree candidates deposit their dissertations into the university's online repository, and changing submission to ProQuest from a requirement to an option.  For example, as of 2012, University of Michigan requires deposit of dissertations into its Deep Blue online repository, and no longer requires submission to ProQuest.  To the extent that authors elect not to submit their dissertations to ProQuest, its listings for dissertations will become gradually less complete over time.  (Its listings for dissertations filed at U-M in 2012 are about 80% complete.)

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1637 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9069
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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