Google Scholar is not a database. However, it provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
Google Scholar does not possess rights to make full text available in many instances. Where full text is available via UKZN databases, a UKZN eText clickable link will be provided.
Online databases are most useful for finding articles when you do not know in which journals articles are published.
The following are a selection of electronic databases that are helpful for Philosophy:
Cambridge Journals database indexes all journals published by Cambridge University Press in many disciplines.
SwetsWise is a multidisciplinary database covering authoritative titles from core literature.
Taylor & Francis Online is the platform that supports the Library in its mission and puts research first.
Wiley Online Library hosts a broad multidisciplinary collection of online resources published by Wiley-Blackwell.
Use the Off-campus Access link if you are not on campus.
Click on the hyperlinks below to search many databases at one time.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and
sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities