Key subject resources

  • Archelogos - an electronic database which contains all the philosophical arguments found in the works of Plato and Aristotle.
  • JSTOR - a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online - full-text access to scholarly works from key academic disciplines. Please note: the Library has enabled access to the following OSO modules: Economics and Finance; Philosophy; Political Science; Religion.
  • Philosophers' Index - indexing and abstracts from books and over 400 journals from 1940 onwards.
  • Routledge Encyclopaedia of Philosophy Online (REP Online) - online version of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
  • Standford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - designed from its inception (September 1995) as a dynamic reference work, with each entry maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field.

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Skills and training

Your subject librarian will provide a programme of lectures and training on library and information skills, in consultation with your department or school.

A number of guides and video tutorials on searching databases will be available soon. In the meantime please contact your subject librarian if you require any help.


  • Study support
  • Library video tutorials - topics include: how to locate books and journals; understanding references on reading lists.
  • Finding and using information - covering key aspects of information skills, including: researching a topic; effective use of Google; evaluating your search results; avoiding plagiarism.
  • Referencing using EndNote

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New resources

Kanopy - award-winning documentaries, classic and indie films

New York Times Archive - coverage from 1851 to four years ago

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