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Philosophy Related Databases

  • PhilPapers - PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers.
  • PhilArchive is an open access e-print archive for philosophical works
  • JSTOR - JSTOR is a multi-disciplinary database of archived scholarly journals. Subjects include: art, history, literature, philosophy, social sciences, biology, and more. The collections do not contain current issues of journals, and typically have a "moving wall" of 3 - 5 years. 
  • Project Muse - Project Muse is a non-profit, full text repository of articles from over 400 peer reviewed titles from scholarly presses and societies.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - DOAJ This database provides access to thousands of free quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals from academic, government, commercial and non-profit organizations.
  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 9,000 journals.

Scholarly & Peer-Reviewed Articles

If you're not sure whether a journal is scholarly (often called "academic" or "peer-reviewed"), look at our checklist.

Also, check the Anatomy of a Scholarly Article. It is an interactive guide to a scholarly article.