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Philosophy

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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.

Additional Databases (articles, etc.)

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Multisubject database providing citations, abstracts and full text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers.
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Published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, this is a specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations.  L’Année philologique covers a wide array of subjects, including history, art, archaeology, philosophy, religion, mythology, music, science, and scholarly subspecialties such as numismatics, papyrology and epigraphy.

Abstracts of journal articles are in English, German, Spanish, French or Italian.

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Published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, this is a specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations.  L’Année philologique covers a wide array of subjects, including history, art, archaeology, philosophy, religion, mythology, music, science, and scholarly subspecialties such as numismatics, papyrology and epigraphy.

Abstracts of journal articles are in English, German, Spanish, French or Italian.

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The authoritative resource in all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought, providing access to more than 1,450 full-text journals dating back to 1907.

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The JSTOR archive presents high-resolution page images for viewing and printing articles in combination with a linked text file for each article that enables full text searching. JSTOR is unique in that complete archives of core scholarly journals have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which were published as far back as the nineteenth century. Wide range of Philosophy titles is included.
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Multisubject database providing access to hundreds of journals online. Best coverage in humanities, and social sciences. Wide range of Philosophy journals as Hypathia, Journal of Nietzsche Studies, Journal of the History of Philosophy, etc. is included.

Collections of Ebooks available through CUNY/BC

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The ACLS Humanities E-Book Project is a digital collection of over 2,800 full-text titles offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty learned societies, nearly 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books, essays, and primary sources in the Humanities, with a broad selection of subjects and fields, ranging from Women's Studies and Politics, to Literary Criticism and Religion. Allows users to save and email citations, as well as link directly to titles.

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This package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter—from business and science, to engineering and humanities. Nearly 70,000 titles are included in this package.

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ebrary is an information delivery service that features a growing selection of more than 36,000 titles from more than 200 leading academic, STM, and professional publishers.

ebrary allows an unlimited number users of any one book in the database at any given time.  Portions of books may be downloaded as PDF files, and entire books may be downloaded and read using the Adobe Digital Editions reader.

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Access to the full text of reference, scholarly, and professional books. EBSCO eBooks are digital full-text versions of books such as reference works, scholarly monographs, literature and fiction (at Brooklyn College, almost 6,000 titles), and 3,400 publicly-accessible titles. 

EBSCO books are viewable online and may be checked out and viewed or downloaded using the Adobe Digital Editions reader.  The reader is available free at http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/.  The list of compatible devices is available at http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/supported-devices

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Palgrave Connect offers an ebook Collection with over 9,500 titles offered in the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Business.  These ebooks ebooks are available in collections organized by year of publication and by discipline.

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Project Muse offers nearly 200 journal titles from some 30 scholarly publishers, covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. Project MUSE provides full-text access to a comprehensive selection of humanities and social sciences journals.

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Springer’s eBook Collection covers the subject areas: Architecture, Design and Arts; Behavioral Sciences; Biomedical and Life Sciences; Business & Economics; Chemistry & Material Science; Computer Science; Earth & Environmental Science; Engineering; Humanities, Social Science & Law; Mathematics & Statistics; Medicine; Physics & Astronomy; Professional and Applied Computing.

Journals

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A tool for identifying which Brooklyn College-owned journals are available in electronic format.

Encyclopedias

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English-language reference source for philosophy, Encyclopedia of Philosophy has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.
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The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic reference work and is a publishing project of the Metaphysics Research Lab at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) at Stanford University.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library delivers a wealth of eBook reference content in a database format, including multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources on a variety of subjects.
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Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection enhances the 100+ books in the Core Collection with an expanding range of key titles in the acclaimed Oxford Companions series plus the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. At launch this will mean an additional 70,000 entries!

Dictionaries

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This resource provides full-text access to comprehensive, signed articles and biographies on major philosophers/philosophies as well as 50 entries on leading contemporary philosophers. Includes coverage of developing fields such as the philosophy of mind and applied ethics, non-Western philosophy, and Continental philosophy. Users can search within the resource as well as browse alphabetically.

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Brief entries on, primarily, Western philosophy, with links to other online sources including encyclopedias and discussion sites.

Additional Internet Resources

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Provides resources and updates on current literature related to ethics.

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Reviews (Books, Film, Media and other)

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A source for scholarly reviews of new books in philosophy.

Organizations and Associations

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Major philosophical organization for American philosophers. Contains a public archive of their publications and conference materials, links to Web resources, and professional data. A "members only" section contains job listings and a membership directory.