Launch Your Research

The Bioethics Research Library of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics is pleased to offer this list of free custom research resources, most built in-house by our team. Scroll down to launch your research with these vetted, curated collections. Consider installing the Unpaywall extension for Chrome and Firefox to unlock full-text access to many scholarly articles as you browse.

Still need more? Consider booking a free one-on-one reference consult, searching across bioethics-related databases or browsing bioethics journals.


Aggregated Research Resources

Library staff have put together these lists of resources to provide a robust starting-point for research on any topic in bioethics and related fields:


Resources by Topic

Library staff have put together resource pages for an ever-evolving list of key topics in bioethics, containing links to major resources in the field, custom search strategies, and more:

You might also browse aggregated posts from our Bioethics Blog Directory, a custom-built list of vetted bioethics blogs. Click the tags below to explore posts and news items on popular topics:


Institution-Related Resources

Researchers working from or focusing research on a particular institution might find the following resources useful:


Additional Bioethics Research Portals

Still need more? Explore alternative research portals from peer institutions:

Or, consider booking a one-on-one research consult with a member of our reference team: