Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society
Almost 600 entries on issues related to race and ethnicity around the world.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Scholarly, 2nd ed.
Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy (1999)
Encyclopedia of Ethics (Routledge, 2001)
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - A free encyclopedia maintained by Stanford University, with entries written and updated regularly by experts in the field of philosophy.
You can use the library catalog to find books, scholarly & popular journals, government documents, dvds & videos, reference materials, sheet music, and more.
Some sample searches in the library catalog:
Globalization - social aspects
Globalization - moral and ethical aspects
Economic development - social aspects
Ethics of climate change
Human rights - philosophy
You can also search for these topics in other Michigan libraries:
MeLCat is a statewide catalog of many of Michigan's libraries. MeLCat allows you to request materials at another library be sent to Kresge Library for you.
A comprehensive database covering research in all areas of philosophy. Includes citations to journal articles, books, and book reviews in philosophy from 1940 to present. How to export to RefWorks
Web of Science
Web of Science provides access to Science Citation Index (SCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI). These indexes contain references that have been cited in other articles. You can use these citations to perform cited reference searches (locate articles that cite an earlier publication). How to export to RefWorks.
Full text of core scholarly journals from their beginning to approximately one year ago. Disciplines include botany, business, ecology, general science, humanities, mathematics, social sciences, and statistics. Browsable by discipline and full-text searchable across all disciplines. Especially good for historic or classic articles in most fields. Coverage: 1665 to present. How to export to RefWorks
Project Muse provides full-text access to the content from over 400 scholarly journals in the humanities and the social sciences. How to export to RefWorks
You can check the availability of article full text if you use our link to Google Scholar, which will ask you to log in with your OU NetID. How to export to RefWorks See our guide to adding OU Libraries resources to Google Scholar
Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.
You may request materials we don't have and we'll borrow them from another library for you.
- Keyword searching tutorial
- Google Scholar tutorial
- Plagiarism tutorial
- I found a reference to an article that seems really interesting. How can I get the article?
- How can I distinguish between scholarly and popular resources?
- How can I find peer-reviewed articles?
- Where is the full text of my article?
For more tutorials, see the library's tutorials page.