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Recommended E-book Collections

Electronic books

Full-text electronic books can be found by searching UMBrella. These collections are recommended:

Healey Library Print Collection

Books related to Philosophy can be found primarily under the B call number. These books can be found on the 8th floor of Healey, if the location is listed as Main Stacks. The other call numbers are located on the 9th floor. Reference works are found in the Reference collection on the 4th floor.

Areas of Philosophy have their own call numbers, making it easy to browse for books by subject:

  • B: Philosophy (General)
  • BC: Logic
  • BD: Speculative philosophy (metaphysics, epistemology)
  • BF: Psychology
  • BH: Aesthetics
  • BJ: Ethics
  • K201-487: Jurisprudence. Philosophy and theory of law
  • P: Philology. Linguistics
  • Q: Science (General)
  • R723-726: Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

Search UMBrella by keyword or subject for books on your topic. If there is a specific book that you require, search UMBrella by title or author.

Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to borrow books currently unavailable in Healey Library's physical or online collections.

Please view the tutorial on how to find books, or stop by the 4th floor Reference desk if you need additional help.

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