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Unlimited use in-demand classics!

Social Science, Philosophy and Religion Department, Central Library,
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Have you found yourself in need of a quote from one of the foundational works in the social sciences, philosophy or religion? No circulating copies available at LAPL? Don't give up! Consider using a digital resource (in PDF, HTML and other formats) from one of these websites:

Project Gutenberg

Examples of books found:

The prince by Machiavelli
Art of War by Sun tzu
Republic by Plato
Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

HathiTrust (be sure to filter by "full view" for complete book)

Examples of books found:

The secret doctrine : the synthesis of science, religion, and philosophy by H. P.
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
On Dreams by Sigmund Freud
The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori

Google Books

Examples of books found:

Pedagogy of the Oppressed: 30th Anniversary Edition by Paulo Friere
The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James
Why Men Fight by Bertrand Russell

And Google Books has these magazine titles, in full color when published that way, from the Social Sciences

ABA (American Bar Association) Journal - 1950-2003
The Advocate - 1994-2006
Ebony Magazine - 1959-2008
Jet Magazine - 1951-2005
Life Magazine - 1936-1972
Mother Jones - 1970-2000
Out Magazine - 1999-2006
Yoga - 1970-2009

Internet Archive is a site that searches across many digital book depositories. It has huge collection to search and so may take a few attempts to find what you are looking for.

You may also find persistent links to these sites by using the e-media link on the LAPL website


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