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Research Guide for Ethics

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  • ATLA Religion Database
    Search 1500+ major religion and theology journals. Over 266,000 full text articles. Focus on Christian, religious and social ethics.
  • Academic Search Premier
    Searches 8,450 periodicals, over 1/2 are full text. 85% scholarly. Covers all aspects of ethics including business, political, environmental, morality, religion, legal and more.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    Over 4,000 periodicals, 65% full text. Subject areas relating to ethics such as professional conduct, business, medical ethics as well as decision-making.

Behavioral Business Ethics An Introduction to Christian Ethics The SAGE Handbook of Health Care Ethics Evolution and Morality Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is there a right to exclude?


Find Books

Most books related to ethics have call numbers in the 170's. Religious ethics can be found in the 240's. Reference books are on the main floor in the Reference Room. The rest of the 170's and 240's are on the upper level, right side.

Other Relevant Databases

    2,200 journals covering the agricultural sciences, including food science and human nutrition. Full text not included, but may be available through other sources.
  • Business Source Elite
    Articles on code of ethics, workplace issues, professional relationships, decision-making, organizational behavior, social and situation ethics, judgment and more.
  • GenderWatch
    Covers women's studies & LGBT research. Includes 240 full text journals. Covers ethical issues relating to sexual orientation, gender and feminism.
  • GreenFILE
    Covers environmental issues as it relates to agriculture, education, ethics, law, health and technology. Includes open access full-text to 9,100 records. Covers ethics as it relates to sustainability, anthropocentrism, environmental responsibility, value, cardinal virtues and decision-making.
  • Humanities Full Text
    Full text database with coverage on theology and Biblical studies, along with philosophy and other topics in the humanities. Covers intuition, cardinal virtues, practical reason, philosophy and theories.
  • Medline (PubMed)
    Search 21 million records covering medical literature (including nutrition) from 1948-Present. EBSCO version links to full-text. Includes Hippocratic Oath, personal autonomy, social justice, professional misconduct, conflict of interest and more in medical, clinical and nursing ethics.
    Over 60 full text, peer-reviewed APA psychology journals. Covers happiness, well-being, life satisfaction, peace and conflict, judgment, client rights, confidentiality, ethical practices and more.
  • PsycINFO
    The largest database of peer-reviewed (98%) psychology literature, including journal articles, books & book chapters, and dissertations. Includes positive psychology, virtue, conduct, temperance, wisdom, morality and more. Full text not included but may be available elsewhere.
  • Sage Premier Journals
    Collection of 450 full-text, peer-reviewed journals, covering a broad range of subjects, including sociology, psychology, theology, health sciences, nursing and religion. Covers codes of ethics, morality, virtue, organizational values, trust, mutual respect and more.
  • Science Direct
    100+ full text, peer-reviewed journals on psychology, cognition, human behavior. Learn about ethical values and best practices, models, theories and application of ethics.

Online Encyclopedias

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
Short articles on happiness, motivation, quality of life, moral behavior, judgment and decision making.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming
Bioethics or moral issues relating to climate change as well as topics such as ecocentricism vs. technocentrism.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Covers ethics in all subject areas. Includes topics such as deontology, rights theory, patient responsibilities, confidentiality, maternal fetal relationship, endangered species and biodiversity.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Learn about topics such as ancient, Chinese, Indian and Tibetan thoughts, privacy and medicine, computer and information ethics.