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Philosophy

This guide to Library and information resources for philosophy has been compiled by the Academic Support Librarian for the School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences.

Library Services Update

This Library Services page will be kept up to date with information about access to the library collections, online access to teaching resources and how to get further help.

Psychology & Philosophy Library

Psychology & Philosophy Library

A dedicated library for the School of PPLS at 7 George Square.

Psychology and Philosophy Library interior

Update: May 2022

The PPLS Library is open, however, owing to the nature of library space and the continued need to make it safe for everyone, the Library will be running a more restricted service than usual.

  • The Library is open on from 9.15am to 4.45pm on weekdays only during semester.
  • In line with current Scottish Government guidelines please wear face coverings, use our hand sanitising stations, and use cleaning materials provided to clean desk surfaces and computer accessories.
  • For readers who cannot attend the library in person the University Library offers a Scan and Deliver Service. For other queries Email PPLS Librarian for advice.

Further details are available on the PPLS Librarian's web page OR students can email Karen Fleet (PPLS Librarian) direct at: K.Fleet@ed.ac.uk

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Finding Library Resources - DiscoverEd

 

Use DiscoverEd to find books, ebooks, journals, ejournals and more. Sign into your Library account using your University Login to manage your loans and requests.

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Databases for Philosophy

Searchable full-text resources from Oxford University Press

Additional resources

Philosophy Events

Academic Support Librarian

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Ishbel Leggat
Contact:
Argyle House,
3 Lady Lawson St, Edinburgh
EH3 9DR
+44 (0)131 651 5214
Website

Introduction to literature searching for your dissertation

The link below takes you to of a recording of a live session for students in the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (CAHSS) which looks at developing a search strategy, resources available from the Library to help you search the literature and how to manage your search results. Delivered as part of the Library's Dissertation Festival (March, 2021).

Referencing and Reference Management

Our guide to referencing and reference management includes information on a range of resources resources to help you get your references right and avoid plagiarism.

Referencing and reference management

Resource Lists