The Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University is a destination library for bioethics scholars worldwide and a remarkable historical study space for the Georgetown community. Ask a Librarian
Explore some of the most difficult – and fascinating – moral challenges we face in health, medicine, and emerging technologies.
The Bioethics Research Library’s DigitalGeorgetown collection includes many freely accessible resources for bioethics researchers.
- EthxWeb — a richly indexed database that consolidates interdisciplinary bioethics material covering 1974-2009.
Explore more databases prepared by the BRL.
- PubMed — comprises over 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. View recently added documents in core bioethics journals, limit to free full text documents, or search the PubMed Bioethics subset.
- Philosopher’s Index — the primary index to the literature of philosophy. Available online if your library has purchased a subscription to the database.
- PhilPapers — a comprehensive directory of online philosophical articles and books by academic philosophers.
- EthicShare — a community website to research, share, collaborate, and participate in the field of ethics.
- BELIT (Bioethics Literature Database) — provides access to approximately 470,000 records from integrated German, American and French databases.
- Google Scholar — provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources.
For a list of all academic databases available at Georgetown University view the A to Z Database List.
Request an article or journal
Georgetown-affiliated users can request materials through Article Reach, Consortium Loan Service, or InterLibrary Loan. Learn how to request an article or journal title.
Today, April 15 marks a new chapter in the storied life of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE). Georgetown University, the KIE and a host of staff, scholars, and students launched the very first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the field of bioethics.
On April 23, 2014, Georgetown University will formally announce the first-of-its-kind, Georgetown University Energy Prize.
The event will convene community leaders from the 40+ cities and counties who have signed Letters of Intent to compete, along with our public, private and non-profit partners, and members of the media, to learn more about the Prize and how they can leverage this opportunity to rethink America’s energy usage.
The event will include top leaders from across the Federal Government, thought leaders from innovative corporations, and experts from academic and non-profit organizations. Featured speakers will include Daniel Poneman, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy; John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University; and Ellen S. Alberding, President of the Joyce Foundation.
For more information, and to download the current agenda, visit www.guep.org/launch
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