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PHIL 1305: Philosophy and Critical Thinking: Databases & Articles

About this page

This page contains information about how to search for published journal articles, as well as other sources contained in databases. You can also find several in-depth lists of suggested databases, including core resources in Communication Studies and other resources to support your presentations.

General databases

These multi-disciplinary databases pull together content from a variety of subjects and usually contain a lot of full-text articles. This is a great place to start your research.

Suggested databases for Philosophy

These resources can be found on the Library Home Page through the Research Databases and then under the Philosophy databases on that page. If you are not in the library you will be prompted for your Texas State username and password.

Periodical List

 checks our other databases to find a copy of your article in one of our other databases. Sometimes you'll see this image:


| Google Scholar |

Google Scholar can be a useful tool when collecting research information. Settings can be updated to display:

Library Links - FindIt@Txstate
Bibliography Manager - EndNote (refers to Desktop EndNote)