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DescriptionSeries of 117 full text humanities databases or collections of definitive scholarly editions, in both the original language and in English translation, of the full corpora of seminal figures in the humanities and social sciences, including their published and unpublished works, articles and essays, and correspondence. Subject coverage includes philosophy, history of political thought and theory, education, religious studies, economics, classics, history and philosophy of science, germanic studies and sociology. Includes ability to search across texts, and features such as textual notes and pagination.

The databases can be filtered and browsed by the following categories:

  • All
  • Early Modern Thought
  • American Thought
  • English Letters
  • German & Danish
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Greek Philosophy
  • Reference
  • Political Thought and Theory
  • Theology
  • Social Science
  • Continental Thought
  • Women Writers
  • Works in Progress

Much of the content is licensed from Oxford University Press, with significant collections from other major scholarly publishers including Harvard University Press, Indiana University Press and Pickering & Chatto. "Major university initiatives included in the series are the Connaught Descartes Project from the University of Toronto, John Dewey’s works and correspondence from the Center for Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois University, and Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Gesamtbriefwechsel from the Brenner Archive at the University of Innsbruck.

Licensed materials will include any corrections to databases, as well as the three additional print volumes of the databases The Collected Works of Marx and Engels and The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman when these print volumes are added to the respective databases.

SubjectsHumanities and social sciences
CoverageCoverage varies
PublisherInteLex Corporation
VendorInteLex Corporation
LicenseThis license was negotiated by the Canadian Research Knowledge Network for its Digital Content Infrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

There are no restrictions to the number of simultaneous users.

Access to InteLex PAST MASTERS is restricted to current students, faculty, and staff of the University of Saskatchewan, and to "walk-in" users of the University of Saskatchewan Library for educational, research, and non-commercial personal use. It is accessible in the library, on campus, and remotely.

Systematic copying or downloading of electronic resource content, including the downloading of a full issue, is not permitted by Canadian and International Copyright law.

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