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Databases for the Study of Ethics
Global Digital Library on Ethics
Provides citations to articles and other publications on ethics; use the catalog to determine whether a cited item is available here or requires interlibrary loan.
Bioethics Information Resources
Presents two indexes, one to bioethics-related information in PubMed and one to bioethics-related information in the catalog of the National Library of Medicine; use the catalog to determine whether a cited item is available here or requires interlibrary loan.
Indexes information on ethics and public policy issues related to genetics; use the catalog to determine whether a cited item is available here or requires interlibrary loan.
Subject-Specific and Interdisciplinary Databases
Ethics is an interdisciplinary topic and, as such, one or more of a variety of databases may be best suited to your research. See the appropriate guide for databases intended for particular subject areas.
For searches across the disciplines, try:
Ethics-Focused Online Reference Sources
Encyclopedia of Bioethics
Provides entries on topics in health care, animal research, population control, and the environment.
Codes of Ethics Online
Provides codes of ethics for hundreds of professional societies, corporations, government agencies, and academic institutions.