What type of information can I find in scholarly articles?
Scholarly articles have a very focused topic and try to answer research question(s) set by the authors. Peer-reviewed articles are scholarly articles that are evaluated by other experts in the field.
Finding Scholarly Articles
The easiest way to find scholarly articles on most topics is to search in OneSearch. OneSearch searches nearly half of our databases at one time. You can also search in specific databases. The databases listed after the OneSearch box are databases that have philosophy information.
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowThe JSTOR database contains the complete archives of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800's. JSTOR/Library Subscription/ collection consists of journals in the liberal arts, business, and health. JSTOR
- Religion and Philosophy Collection This link opens in a new windowDatabase covering world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Contains 250 full text journals. EBSCO
- Academic Search CompleteProvides full text for nearly 5,318 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, biological & ecological sciences, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. EBSCO
- MasterFILE Complete This link opens in a new windowDesigned specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also contains full text for more than 1,000 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. EBSCO