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Resources in PHILOSOPHY


University of Connecticut Library Collections and Services

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Indexing and Current Awareness Services

NOTE: Available only to members of the UConn community.
  • Dissertation Abstracts (UMI)
    The complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations accepted at accredited institutions since 1861. Updated monthly.
  • LLBA (Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts)
    Provides indexing and abstracts for ca. 2,000 journals, 1973-present, with selective coverage of books, occasional papers, and dissertations. Covers theoretical linguistics, language acquisition, computational and mathematical linguistics, language therapy, and other language-related fields.
  • PsycINFO
    Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law. Journal coverage, spanning 1887 to the present, includes international material selected from more than 1,300 periodicals written in over 25 languages. Current chapter and book coverage includes worldwide English-language material published from 1987-present. Over 55,000 references are added annually through monthly updates.
  • ISI Web of Knowledge
    ISI Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database of cited references (footnotes). It offers citation searching on authors and co-authors as well as keyword searching of abstracts and titles and other enhanced access to the following three databases:
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1994-present
    The Science Citation Index indexes 5,300 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines, covering approximately 2,000 more journals than its SCI print and CD-ROM counterparts, with all cited references captured.
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1994-present
    The Social Sciences Citation Index indexes 1,700 journals spanning 50 disciplines, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1994-present
    Arts & Humanities Citation Index indexes 1,100 of the world's eading arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social journals.

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Links to Internet Resources

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Electronic Journals and Preprint Archives

  • CogNet Library
    CogNet is a growing collection of searchable electronic texts in the field of cognitive and brain sciences. The CogNet library contains work from both from the MIT Press, as well as links to resources from other publishers, professional associations, institutions, and individuals, offering public access to work."
  • CogPrints Electronic Archive
    "This is an electronic archive for papers in any area of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science (e.g., artificial intelligence, robotics, vison, learning, speech, neural networks), Philosophy (e.g., mind, language, knowledge, science, logic), Biology (e.g., ethology, behavioral ecology, sociobiology, behaviour genetics, evolutionary theory), Medicine (e.g., Psychiatry, Neurology, human genetics, Imaging), Anthropology (e.g., primatology, cognitive ethnology, archeology, paleontology), as well as any other portions of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition."
  • Psyche: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Consciousness
    A refereed electronic journal dedicated to supporting the interdisciplinary exploration of the nature of consciousness and its relation to the brain.Psyche publishes material relevant to that exploration from the perspectives afforded by the disciplines of cognitive science, philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and anthropology. Edited by Patrick Wilken.

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Bibliographies, Reference Tools, and Scholarly Projects

  • The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    "The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic encyclopedia maintained by the Center for the Study of Language and Information (John Perry, Director) at Stanford University, and published as a project of the Metaphysics Research Lab at CSLI."

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Societies, Associations, and University Departments

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Professional Resources

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If you have questions or comments please contact:
Richard Bleiler
Liaison Librarian to
The Department of Philosophy
University of Connecticut
Homer Babbidge Library
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Storrs, CT 06269-1005
VOICE: (860)-486-1246
FAX: (860)-486-6493
The Library Liaison Program
provides faculty and students with a personal contact to whom library-related issues and questions may be addressed.