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First Year Seminars: FYS 138-2: Plato and Popcorn

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General Databases

Philosophy Databases

Borrowing Materials from Another Library

text from catalog to request a digital copy of an item and have it delivered within 24 hours by email

If the library doesn't have an item you want, you can request to borrow a copy from another library via our interlibrary loan service.

Articles (PDF) usually arrive within 24 hours. Books may take 4-7 days. A book chapter (PDF) may arrive in 1-2 days.

small button with the words Gett It! For articles, use the Gett It button in databases to see if we have access. If not, you will see an option to sign into Muscat Plus and submit your request.

For books and book chapters, search Muscat Plus. If you don't see what you want, click "search other libraries" and then submit your request with the "request from other libraries" link on the results page. Or, you can use the interlibrary loan form at the top of Muscat Plus.

Subject Headings

Subject Headings for Philosophy

Philosophy covers a wide range of topics, so keyword searches alone in Muscat Plus may not find everything.

In addition to keyword searching, note the subjects (like tags) at the bottom of book records.

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Citing Your Sources

You may also want to consult the Purdue OWL's MLA Formatting and Style Guide