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PHILOSOPHY RESEARCH INDEX

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Journals and Series

Journals and series covered in PRI should regularly publish material in philosophy or relevant material in related disciplines, e.g. applied ethics, religious studies, and classics. To make an initial determination we will need to review several sample copies (in print or electronic format). We will also need the following information about each publication:

  • Title and subtitle
  • ISSN
  • eISSN
  • Publisher
  • Languages of publication
  • Sponsor (society or association)
  • Year established (and ceased if applicable)
  • Frequency of publication
  • Formats (print, online, other)
  • Peer-reviewed (yes, no)
  • Current editor(s):
  • Editorial email address
  • Journal URL
  • For continuing coverage we may require a complimentary subscription in print or electronic format. If a journal is accepted for coverage will will want to cover all articles, reviews, or other scholarly material ever published in the journal. By requesting coverage in PRI a journal or publisher agrees that Philosophy Documentation Center has permission to include all abstracts and relevant bibliographic data for each item.

    Monographs and Other Documents

    We welcome coverage of all books in philosophy, including new titles and out-of-print works. Publishers or spnsoring organizations should provide the folloinwg information for each title

  • Title and subtitle
  • Author
  • Editor
  • Publisher
  • ISBN-13
  • ISBN-10
  • Languages of publication
  • Year published
  • Format (print, eBook, other)
  • Key words
  • Abstract (no more than 150 words)
  • DOI (if available)
  • By submitting data for inclusion a publisher agrees that Philosophy Documentation Center has permission to use all abstracts and relevant bibliographic data in Philosophy Research Index.

    Sample Listings

    A listing for a journal article or review includes

  • Journal title
  • Issue number
  • Issue date
  • Issue title (if applicable)
  • Article / Review Title and subtitle
  • Author: last name
  • Author: first name
  • Author 2: last name
  • Author 2: first name
  • Author 3: last name
  • Author 3: first name (etc for all authors)
  • Page range (beginning / ending page number
  • Document type (article, review, letter, etc)
  • Title of reviewed work (if applicable)
  • Author of reviewed Item (if applicable)
  • Editor of reviewed Item (if applicable)
  • ISBN of reviewed work (if applicable)
  • Languages of publication
  • Key words
  • Abstract (no more than 150 words)
  • DOI (if available)
  • A listing for a monograph, dissertation, or other document includes

  • Title and subtitle
  • Author: last name
  • Author: first name
  • Author 2: last name
  • Author 2: first name (etc for all authors)
  • Editor: last name
  • Editor: first name
  • Editor 2: last name
  • Editor 2: first name (etc for all authors)
  • Publisher
  • ISBN-13
  • ISBN-10
  • Languages of publication
  • Year published
  • Format (print, eBook, other)
  • Key words
  • Sponsoring organization or university department
  • Members of dissertation committee
  • Abstract (no more than 150 words)
  • fixed URL (if available)
  • DOI (if available)
  • Information for Publishers

    We can accept data feeds in ONIX, MARC, or proprietary formats. Data currently used for distributors or other databases is generally acceptable. Some publishers send us print copies of their publications. We will work with you to find the most manageable solution.

    To have your publications included, contact us at the address below:

    Dr. George Leaman
    Philosophy Documentation Center
    P. O. Box 7147, Charlottesville, Virginia 22906-7147 - USA

    E-mail: leaman [@] pdcnet.org

    We cover materials in any western language. We can also provide coverage of materials in non-western langauges, depending on the data source.

    Adding Listing Online

    Individual users with access to PRI can submit content to the database online. Authorized users can browse the content of the database for gaps in our coverage, and add data though the online submission form on the site.

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