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Open Access Databases for Philosophy & Religion

  • American Archive of Public Broadcasting
    "The Library of Congress and WGBH in Boston have embarked on a project to preserve for posterity the most significant public television and radio programs of the past 60 years: The American Archive of Public Broadcasting. The American people have made a huge investment in public radio and television over many decades, calculated at more than $10 billion. The American Archive will ensure that this rich source for American political, social, and cultural history and creativity will be saved and made available once again to future generations."
  • Association of Religion Data Archive (ARDA)
    "The Data Archive is a collection of surveys, polls, and other data submitted by researchers and made available online by the ARDA." Also available find teaching tools and papers.
  • Bartleby.com: Great Books
    Reference and classics, including all 70 volumes of the Harvard Classics
  • figshare
    Discover research archived by institutions and by individuals. Use the search box at the top of the window to locate research on your subject.
  • Hathi Trust
    Search over 5 million digitized titles.
  • MERLOT
    "MERLOT is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community."
  • Perseus Digital Library Collections
    Created and maintained by Tufts University, the Perseus Digital Library includes an Art & Archaeology Artifact Browser and an extensive Greek and Roman Materials Collection.
  • PhilArchive
    hilArchive is the largest open access e-print archive in philosophy. Formerly known as the PhilPapers Archive, it is built on and integrated with the PhilPapers database. Access to items on PhilArchive is free without a user account. PhilArchive is a non-profit project supported by the PhilPapers Foundation. PhilArchive consists entirely of articles submitted by users. You can contribute by submitting your work.
  • There are currently 50,007 works in the archive. These works fall under 5,582 topics.
  • Philosophy Commons
    Over 20,000 articles available from about 300 institutions.

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