Religion & philosophy Resources

Databases

Credo Reference: An excellent full-text integrated reference database. Contains linked searching to other resources and visual concept mapping. The BEST place to start!

Humanities Source: a valuable full-text database covering literary, scholarly and creative thought. It provides full text, indexing and abstracts for the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities.

Central Search by EBSCOa one stop shop for searching almost all library and database content. Uses simple searching and full-text linking to get you to resources faster! 

    • Aggregated searching for better results! Clickable limits and options in the left column.
    • Combine terms using AND, OR and NOT EX: "diabetes and children" will return results with both terms, "diabetes or blood sugar" will return results with either term, and "diabetes not children" will get rid of anything about children.
    • Clickable boxes for peer-reviewed and full-text content
    • Easily save, print, or email marked records and create citations for your bibliography.
    • Use our interlibrary loan form to order articles that are not full-text:

Academic Search PremierA large general subject database with many journals in full-text, with some coverage in philosophy and religion.

  • Guided subject searching for better results
  • Use left column search guides to refine your search
  • Clickable boxes for peer-reviewed and full-text content
  • Easily save, print, or email marked records and create citations for your bibliography.
  • Use our interlibrary loan form to order articles that are not full-text:

Directory of Open Access Journals:  a collection of scholarly, open access full text journals, with coverage in religion and philosophy. 

Books

Use the AVALON and Mobius catalogs

AVALON catalog includes CMU, Mo Valley, UCM and State Fair. Items from AVALON usually arrive in 2-3 days and check out for 1 month.

MOBIUS catalog is state wide; items requested arrive in 5-7 days and check out for 3 weeks. Request items from off-campus using your name and student ID number.

Websites

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Association of Religion Data Archives

American Philosophical Association

Religion News Service

Virtual Religion Index