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PHIL 275: Thinking Gender, Sex and Love

A guide to recommended resources for students conducting research in PHIL 275.

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This guide will help you begin your research for PHIL 275: Thinking Gender, Sex and Love. It includes information on how to find books, journal articles, and background information on Plato's Symposium and provides links to other resources that might be useful for your assignments.

Background Information - Includes recommended reference resources that will provide you with overviews of your topic and recommended reading from subject experts in the field.

Finding Books - Search Omni to locate books and ebooks (and more) on your topic. Learn recommended search strategies and tips.

Finding Articles - Search a discipline-specific database such as Philosopher's Index to locate scholarly peer reviewed journal articles on your topic.

Evaluating & Citing Sources - Links to MLA citation style help and guidance on evaluating sources.

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Important Links

Queen's University library 
The Queen's University Library homepage is your research starting point and gateway to our print and electronic research resources.

Philosophy Research Guide
This guide lists recommended research resources for the discipline of Philosophy.  

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