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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public. Consequently, our dynamic reference work maintains academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research. You can cite fixed editions that are created on a quarterly basis and stored in our Archives (every entry contains a link to its complete archival history, identifying the fixed edition the reader should cite). The Table of Contents lists entries that are published or assigned. The Projected Table of Contents also lists entries which are currently unassigned but nevertheless projected. 
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Major reference work 
Content types
Encyclopedias 
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Open access
yes 
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Subjects
Liberal Studies, Philosophy 
Allows electronic reserves
yes 
Ereserves notes
Create a link to the item is strongly recommended.

A User may electronically distribute an SEP entry to others only for private electronic correspondence. This includes communications between the User and an individual, and communications, postings or file-sharing to closed, invitation-only groups of individuals with no archives publicly available, provided that the group consists of no greater than 30 individuals. 

Allows coursepacks
no 
Coursepack notes
Course Reader Policy. Since students should have free access to all entries at the SEP website http://plato.stanford.edu/, we encourage instructors to distribute a link to the relevant content on our site to their students instead of distributing copies of SEP entries in course readers.

Material from this resource may NOT be used to assemble a print coursepack. Create a link to the item instead. 

Allows interlibrary loan
yes 
Interlibrary loan notes
Not applicable. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is open access. 
Online terms
http://plato.stanford.edu/info.html#c 
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