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Philosophy: Journals and Databases

Library Resources for Philosophy

Journals and eJournals

Find specific electronic & print journals by searching the Journal Portal  (Search 'Journals' from the Library homepage)

Browse Philosophy and Religion  journals to get an idea of what is available.

What is an Academic Journal?

A 'periodical' or 'serial' = any publication published regularly (includes magazines, newspapers, newsletters).

A ‘scholarly’/academic’ journal:  periodical containing research articles, that is peer-reviewed, and aimed at researchers.

Peer review: every paper/article submitted to the journal is reviewed by independent experts. Papers are accepted/rejected based on quality.

Top Multidisciplinary Databases

The key Philosophy databases are:

Additional online resources

Also available are the full list of databases available at UCC Library.  Under Database Types, go to Open Access and look at Project Guthenberg eBook Collection  

If you need  help using any of these databases please contact your liaison librarian c.clehane@ucc.ie

Theses & Newspapers

For access to UCC theses and theses from other Universities refer to the Theses Guide. For information about Newspapers in UCC Library, and newspapers available through Library databases, see the Newspapers Guide.

Reference Sources

The reference books below are available in UCC Library