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Philosophy Research Guide

An overview of the resources available through the library, library databases and the open Web.

About this Guide

Welcome to the PCC Library research guide for your philosophy course! The navigation links on this site will take you to the following sections of this guide:

  1. Home: the current page; basic library information and guide overview.
  2. Beginning Your Research: How to locate background information and topic overviews.
  3. Finding BooksCatalog search tool for finding books and ebooks available from the PCC Library.
  4. Finding ArticlesA selection of databases for finding scholarly and non-scholarly articles in the library collection.
  5. Recommended Websites: Credible websites related to philosophy topics.
  6. Evaluating Sources: Tips and tools for finding sources appropriate for your research.
  7. Research StrategiesTips for coming up with search terms and how to create an effective search in library databases.
  8. Citation Style: Why and how to cite your sources.
  9. Get HelpHelp chat box and contact information for further assistance.
  10. Sections: A drop-down menu of additional information provided for particular instructors' sections.

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