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Resources for undergraduates

Finding resources

Cambridge libraries

Find books and eresources

Use iDiscover to search the University's libraries print and online collections using a single search.

Find course materials

Reading lists and course information

Articles and book chapters on Moodle (Philosophy Tripos students only). These are selected course materials not otherwise available online.

Find eresources for Philosophy

This guide to Philosophy eresources links to the main databases for finding books, ebooks, papers and journal articles for philosophy.

Researching a topic

Where do you find different types of information and resources to research a topic? Try the 'Researching a topic' guide to get started.

Find exam papers

Exam papers
Browse past University of Cambridge examination papers for the Philosophy Tripos, 2000 - present. There are also sample answers and examiners reports.

Find examples of extended essays and dissertations

Examples of good extended essays and dissertations are available to consult in the library. Please ask for them at the library issue desk.
Some examples of dissertations which were awarded Firsts are available here.

Accessing eresources outside of the Cambridge network

Off-campus access and support
Information on using online catalogues and resources when outside of the University of Cambridge network.

Further support

Cite them Right Help with referencing.

Please feel free to contact us with your questions and we will be happy to assist.

Access scanned journal articles and book chapters on the Philosophy Faculty reading lists (Philosophy Tripos students only)

Access course materials here