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Collection Development

Database Usage Statistics

Usage of Philosophy Databases: 2020

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 20,810
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 124,281 80,008
Humanities Abstracts 21,584
JSTOR 107,242 84,837
Past Masters 425 26
Philosopher's Index 11,664
Project Muse 2,144 7,672

Usage of Philosophy Databases: 2019

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 16,122
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 168,223 77,844
Humanities Abstracts 21,584
JSTOR 219,548 120,492
Past Masters 767 49
Philosopher's Index 16,118
Project Muse 2,303 10,039

Usage of Philosophy Databases: 2018

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 20,719
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 193,214 102,408
Humanities Abstracts 21,563
JSTOR 88,795 112,614
Past Masters 372 7
Philosopher's Index 18,731
Project Muse 4,147 13,674

Usage of Philosophy Databases: 2017

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 23,702
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 181,782 99,095
Humanities Abstracts 15,205
JSTOR 69,101 110,400
Past Masters 1,212 210
Philosopher's Index 19,813
Project Muse 4,494 13,390

Usage of Philosophy Databases: 2016

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 24,498
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 213,990 114,142
Humanities Abstracts 14,881
JSTOR 83,447 117,853
Past Masters 545 3
Philosopher's Index 25,370
Project Muse 5,644 12,298

Usage of Philosophy Databases: 2015

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 24,211
Humanities Abstracts 20,057
Philosopher's Index 27,477
Project Muse 5,140 10,616

Top 10 Journals

The lists of Top 10 journals by subject were extracted from Journal Citation Reports database. The Libraries own or have access to all titles linked below.

Top 10 Journals in Philosophy

Journal Name ISSN Total Citations 2020 Journal Impact Factor Eigenfactor Score Article Influence Score
Ethics And Information Technology 1388-1957 1,518 4.449 0.001 1.182
Ethics 0014-1704 3,619 3.625 0.003 2.001
Synthese 0039-7857 7,045 2.908 0.013 1.135
Philosophy Ethics And Humanities In Medicine 1747-5341 412 2.464 0 0.824
Inquiry – An Interdisciplinary Journal Of Philosophy 0020-174X 1,419 1.87 0.002 1.159
Studies In Philosophy And Education 0039-3746 923 1.779 0.001 0.622
Social Epistemology 0269-1728 917 1.603 0.002 0.918
Journal Of Consciousness Studies 1355-8250 2,031 1.348 0.002 0.483
Rhetoric Society Quarterly 0277-3945 329 1.313 0.001 0.581
Philosophia Mathematica 0031-8019 356 1.276 0.001 0.738

Book Holdings

Program Reviews

As part of the University of Louisville's New Academic Program Approval Process, the University Libraries are asked to provide a letter of support and an evaluation of the library resources available to support newly proposed degrees and certificates.  Below are recent reviews written by Library faculty that outline available resources for specific programs proposed by the Department of Philosophy.

 

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