Online Scholarship

NB: the symbol [P] after a link means “Paying access”.


A.1) Portals

  • Access to Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR): list of open access journals in Middle Eastern studies.
  • free (to a certain extent) service for uploading your papers and downloading others’.
  • plate-forme de diffusion de périodiques et ouvrages en sciences humaines (souvent [P]).
  • Canadian journals.
  • Google scholar: dedicated to scholarly articles, some directly accessible, e.g. in academic repositories.
  • JSTOR [P]: well-known digital library of academic journals, and now also of books and primary sources.
  • HAL-SHS (Hyper Article en Ligne – Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société).
  • provides access to the majority of Persian language journals in the Humanities.
  • Persé collections complètes de nombreux périodiques en langue française.
  • PhilPapers: comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy papers and books; some accessible on line.
  • The Philosopher’s Index [P]: with the option Full Text via EBSCOhost, provides access to 240 journals.
  • Philosophy Documentation Center [P]: provides access to scholarly journals, book series, conference proceedings, and other publications. Coverage of most titles is complete – all issues, all volumes.
  • Project Muse [P]: well-known digital library of academic journals, and now also of books and primary sources.
  • plateforme de revues et collections de livres en sciences humaines et sociales.

   A.2) Journals


See the section “Table of the tables” for reviews recently published in a great number of journals.
For older reviews, here are some journals that publish on a regular basis a good deal of reviews of books relevant to medieval philosophy:


  • Boring Things (Nothing but fun): a blog on diverse aspects and authors of medieval thought, by JT Paasch.
  • Doctor Subtilis: a blog (not restricted to Duns Scotus), where Stefano Menegatti posts among other things excerpts of primary sources.
  • Henry of Ghent: the title is clear enough, this a blog dedicated to “all things pertaining to the Solemn Doctor,” by Scott Williams.
  • In Medias PHIL: news and notes for the medieval philosophy community, by Robert Pasnau.
  • Mediaevalia. Studies in Medieval and Reformation Theology: blog by John Slotemaker.
  • Pecia: blog sur les manuscrits médiévaux.
  • Speculum Stultorum: Notes on medieval philosophy, by “Brunellus” (inactive since 2012, unfortunately).
  • The Smithy: blog on the life, times and thought of Duns Scotus.
  • edited by Mark F. Johnson (Marquette Univ.), this newsletter broadcasts news mostly (but not only) about the academic study of St. Thomas Aquinas.
  • Another site devoted to Aquinas and thomism.



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