CORE 3000: Meditation and Human Values
- Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new windowThis database has articles from both scholarly journals and popular magazines. It is interdisciplinary, covering a broad range of academic subjects. This makes it a good starting point if you're not sure which database to use.
- Project Muse This link opens in a new windowProject Muse is a good choice for up-to-date journal articles and e-books in the humanities, arts, and social sciences.
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowJSTOR is a comprehensive database of scholarly journals with especially good coverage of the humanities.
- PsycInfo This link opens in a new windowSome full-text articles but mostly mostly citations and abstracts in the fields of psychology and related subjects.
- Science Direct This link opens in a new windowThis key science database has good coverage of meditation-related topics.
- Browse Brandel's Databases by SubjectBrandel has a lot of databases. Depending on your topic you might want to use one of our subject-specific databases, which you can access via the link above.
IONS Meditation Bibliography
The IONS Meditation Bibliography lists the scientific research published on meditation through 2013 (check our databases for research published since 2013).
Items included in the bibliography won't always be freely available online, but you can use it to find out what's available and then get the item from our library.
Find Background Information
- Stanford Encyclopedia of PhilosophyThe Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is an online encyclopedia maintained by philosophers and other scholars.
- Gale Virtual Reference LibraryGVRL contains electronic copies of several hundred encyclopedias.
- Brandel Library CatalogFind books and e-books available to you at North Park.
- I-ShareFind books at academic libraries throughout Illinois, and have them delivered to North Park. Books should arrive in about a week, and you will get an email telling you the item has arrived. This service is free to all NPU students.
- WorldCatFind materials at any library and have them delivered to you here at North Park. Because these items are coming from out of state they may take longer to arrive than I-Share items.
Request an Item from Another School
You can request both books and articles from other schools by filling out the interlibrary loan form on the library's website. Allow at least a week for delivery of the item.