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    1887-present; updated daily
The world's most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, Academic Search Complete indexes more than 11,200 journals, and provides full text for more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. Includes PDF content going back as far as 1887. Searchable cited references provided for more than 1,300 journals.
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    1831-2007; varies by title
Full-text backfiles to almost 850 scholarly journals from more than 25 academic disciplines published between the 19th and 21st centuries in the JSTOR Arts & Sciences I - IV, Arts & Sciences VII, and Biological Sciences collections. JSTOR provides complete journal backruns from the date of initial publication up to a "moving wall" of 3 to 5 years before the present year.
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Multi-disciplinary database for full-text articles from over 1,750 publications, and abstracts and citations for over 3,500 publications in subjects that include education, general science, social sciences, business, art, etc. Includes Humanities Full Text, which indexes 52 philosophy journals.
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An aggregated data, online research tool, eLibrary provides general reference material consisting of more than 2,500 newspapers, magazines, books, websites and transcripts -- plus thousands of maps, pictures, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and top-quality multimedia (audio/video) files.


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  Doane's Online Library Catalog
A shared catalog of 10 Nebraska private-college libraries, including Perkins Library at Doane College. Search one library or all 10 by selecting from "Library" drop-down list.
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    1000 CE-present; updated daily
Includes over 40 million bibliographic records representing cataloged resources in 400 languages owned by libraries around the world. Materials date back to the 11th century. Owning libraries can be identified for books, journals, archival resources and electronic resources. The database can also be searched through its free web interface, at


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Index of over 8 million dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by member libraries, including all subjects.

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Over 100 full text language and subject dictionaries and reference works. Topics covered include general reference, language, science and medicine, humanities, social sciences, and business.


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A portal to philosophy information on the Web.
  Noesis: Philosophical Limited Area Search of Philosophy on the Internet
  Voice of the Shuttle--Philosophy Page
Resources are sorted by field, category, or type (e.g. aesthetics, modern philosophical movements, listservs, etc.)

    Encyclopedias and Dictionaries


  Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A peer-reviewed collection of articles on aspects of the discipline.
  Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A free encyclopedia written by scholars.



  Ethics Update
This page is "designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students." Includes useful links to theory (justice, religion, rights) and applied ethics (animal rights, environmental ethics, world hunger).



  The Philosopher's Magazine on the Web
Maintained by the editors of Philosophers' Magazine, this site includes articles on philosophy written in non-technical language, focusing on issues such as environmental ethics, current approaches to classical texts, and philosophical approaches to current events.

*Descriptions for websites are from the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library at Gustavus Adolphus College.