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Welcome to the Philosophy Subject Guide

This guide is intended to serve as a starting point for doing research in Philosophy at Falvey Library. Here you'll find links to a wide variety of materials and research tools, and information about how to use them effectively.

Please contact your subject librarian for help with any stage of your research process.

Other Helpful Library Pages

For a comprehensive list of the databases available to you through the library see Databases A-Z

For resources by subject area see Falvey's Subject Guides page.

Search Smarter!

These resources are especially useful if you find yourself searching for things on sites not accessed through the library.

The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison 
A guide to understanding and evaluating the difference between scholarly and non-scholarly resources

Is it Scholarly? Tips for critically evaluating your information resources.

Avoid Problem Areas

Harvard Guide to Using Sources: What Constitutes Plagiarism? Under the section labeled as online tutorials there are tutorials you can take to help you better understand academic integrity and how to avoid plagiarism. 

nfogle Nikolaus Fogle
Philosophy Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 227

Nikolaus Fogle is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.


Last Modified: 2018-06-27 15:34:05