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Description:

Indexes coverage of issues in the public debate through highly selective coverage of a wide variety of sources, including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material and more. The database includes a historical perspective on many of the 20th century's social and public policies such as Prohibition, the civil rights movement, McCarthyism, Vietnam and Watergate. Subject coverage:

  • Economic conditions
  • Education
  • Energy resources and policy
  • Government
  • Health conditions
  • Human rights
  • International Relations
  • Labor conditions and policy
  • Politics
  • Social conditions, Civil rights movement
  • Communism, socialism, nationalism
  • Great Depression
  • Religion and public schools
  • Space exploration
  • United Nations and League of Nations
  • Vietnam conflict
  • Watergate
  • Women's movement
  • World Wars I and II

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1972 - current

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Research Guides History, Political Science, Public Administration

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British parliamentary documents, including Command Papers.  All areas of social, political, economic and foreign policy. Searchable full-text, with detailed subject indexing.

For more information, see the ProQuest House of Commons Parliamentary Papers Research Guide.

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Vendor Name Chadwyck-Healey

Coverage 1801 - current

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Research Guides British History, History, International Resources,

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Reaxys is the new workflow solution from Elsevier based on the trusted content from CrossFire Beilstein, Gmelin and the Patent Chemistry Database. Reaxys integrates reaction and substance data search with synthesis planning. It is an intuitive web-application with powerful and flexible search capabilities, including searching by reaction, substance and/or numeric property data. Substance searching includes (sub-)structure, generic and R-group searching, molecular formula, name and many more choices. Results - reactions and measured substance data - are presented in easy-to-read tabular views. Intelligent filter and ranking tools allow you to determine the most relevant data from a comprehensive data source.

Please note:On 4/2/13, Reaxys will launch a new platform; content is being increased to over 16,000 publications that include journal articles, book series, and conference proceedings. All new content includes back files and will be searchable back to the year 1823. Learn more.

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Vendor Name Elsevier

Coverage 1823 - present

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Research Guides Chemical and Materials Engineering, Chemistry,

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Free, web-based database of evidence relevant to physiotherapy. PEDro contains citations of over 18,000 randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines relevant to physiotherapy. Where possible, abstracts and links to full-text versions of the documents are also provided.

The randomized controlled trials on PEDro are rated for quality to help you quickly discriminate between trials which are likely to be valid and interpretable and those which are not. These ratings help you to judge the quality and usefulness of trials to inform clinical decision making.

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Vendor Name Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy (CEBP)

Coverage 1929 - present

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Research Guides Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM),

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Description:

Over 700 journal backfiles. Full-text from the first volume to 2000. Completely full-text. Includes journals in foreign languages.Subject areas:

  • Agriculture
  • Ancient civilizations
  • Anthropology/Ethnology
  • Applied arts
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Area studies – Africa
  • Area studies – Asia
  • Area studies – Australasia
  • Area studies – Europe
  • Area studies - Middle East
  • Black studies
  • Business/Management
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Fine arts
  • Folklore
  • Geography
  • History (General)
  • History (The Americas)
  • Humanities (General)
  • Jewish studies
  • Law
  • Library/Information science
  • Linguistics/Philology
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Philosophy
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Public administration
  • Religion/Theology
  • Social affairs
  • Social sciences (General)
  • Sociology
  • Women's studies

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1802 - 2000

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Research Guides 19th Century Periodicals, History,

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Indexes books and journals of philosophy and related fields, covering the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language. Limited to four concurrent users.

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Vendor Name OvidSP

Coverage 1940 - present

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For electronic access to articles and book chapters, use UK Full-Text Options (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the journal, magazine or book, search the title via our online catalog, InfoKat; use the InfoKat link on the Get Text UK menu to have the item searched automatically by its ISSN or ISBN. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad; use the Get Text UK menu and have the requested item's bibliographic information automatically entered into the ILLiad form.

Research Guides Philosophy & Religion,

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Bibliographic "topic guides" to selected resources in Philosophy. Provides an introduction to the specialized literature on major and minor topics within Philosophy.

Selected scholars have produced a resource guide to what they consider the most important and significant sources in Islamic Studies. The guide feature a selective list of bibliographic citations supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult. Each topic guide has an editorial commentary to show how the cited sources are interrelated. The citations link to the sources in the UK Libraries' Get Text resource, to Google book summaries, and to WorldCat.org. All articles receive multiple peer reviews and editorial board vetting. Articles are regularly updated by their authors. In addition to updated articles, new topic guides are added on a regular schedule to expand the scope and extent of this bibliography.

Part of Oxford Bibliographies Online, which also includes a subject module covering Islamic Studies. Both Islamic Studies and Philosophy can be searched simultaneously at Oxford Bibliographies Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides Philosophy & Religion,

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Description:

Free, web-based database of evidence relevant to physiotherapy. PEDro contains citations of over 18,000 randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines relevant to physiotherapy. Where possible, abstracts and links to full-text versions of the documents are also provided.

The randomized controlled trials on PEDro are rated for quality to help you quickly discriminate between trials which are likely to be valid and interpretable and those which are not. These ratings help you to judge the quality and usefulness of trials to inform clinical decision making.

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Vendor Name Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy (CEBP)

Coverage 1929 - present

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Research Guides Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM),

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Description:

Cooperative resource for the applied plant sciences. Includes searchable database comprised of web-based resource pages from the network's partner universities, companies, and associations. In addition, the network's four peer-reviewed journals, Applied Turfgrass Science, Crop Management, Forage and Grazinglands, and Plant Health Progress, are available full-text.

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Vendor Name Plant Management Network (PNM)

Coverage Varies by journal title (2000 - present)

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Research Guides Agriculture, Animal and Food Science, Biology, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology,

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Description:

Database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology. Over 250 primary research journals are scanned. Online equivalent of Current Advances in Plant Science.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1994 - present (abstracts 1996 - present)

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Research Guides Agriculture, Biology, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology,

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Description:

Indexes information on scientific research and government policies regarding pollution issues. Subject coverage:

  • Air pollution
  • Marine pollution
  • Freshwater pollution
  • Sewage and wastewater treatment
  • Waste management
  • Land pollution
  • Toxicology and health
  • Noise
  • Radiation
  • Environmental action

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1981 - present

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Research Guides Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Toxicology,

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Citations with abstracts to worldwide literature in the fields of population, family planning, and related health issues. Available from the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs and USAid. No access restrictions.

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Vendor Name Information & Knowledge for Optimal Health (INFO) Project, Johns Hopkins

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Research Guides Biology, Geography,

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Designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, contains full-text for more than 50 popular elementary school magazines and over 100 student pamphlets. as well as indexing and abstracts for over 80 magazines. Also provides the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition, from Houghton Mifflin, and an Image Collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags. Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage indexing: 1984 - present; fulltext: 1989 - present

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Research Guides Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion,

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Vendor Name Thomson Gale

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Description:

Covers research, emerging technologies, applications and companies in the areas of aeronautics, astronautics, computer & information technology, electronics, communications, solid state materials and devices, and space sciences in over 1,000 primary journals plus patent information, conference proceedings, books, theses and reports. Subfiles included in this set can be searched separately, if desired:

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1962 - present

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Research Guides Engineering, Physics, Transportation,

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Indexing of periodical publications covering vocational/technical topics, including technology, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, photography, and nursing. Searches can be limited to scholarly journals, including peer-reviewed.

Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1991 - present

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Some of your search results will provide direct links to the full text of the article cited; look for the full text designation below the citation. For other electronic access options, use UK Full-Text Options (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title via our online catalog, InfoKat; use the InfoKat link on the Get Text UK menu to have the item searched automatically by its ISSN. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad; use the Get Text UK menu and have the requested item's bibliographic information automatically entered into the ILLiad form.

Research Guides Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion,

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Index to world literature on computers and software, including software engineering, artificial intelligence, mathematical modeling and computer simulation, Internet applications, e-commerce, multimedia information systems, user interfaces and information systems in such applications as library science, health care and engineering. Subject coverage:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer applications
  • Computer programming
  • Computer systems organization
  • Computing milieux
  • Hardware
  • Information systems
  • Mathematics of computing
  • Software engineering

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1981 - present [with a few items back as far as 1961]

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Research Guides Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics,

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Description:

Full-text documents of congressional publications that include the following (use Advanced Search for selective searching):

  • Legislative Histories (1969 - present)
  • Bills & Laws (1987 - present)
  • Committee Prints & Misc. Pubs. (1817 - present)
  • Congressional Record Bound Ed. & Predecessors (1789 - 1999)
  • Congressional Record Daily Ed. (1785 - present)
  • CRS Reports (1916 - present)
  • Hearings (1817 - present)
  • House & Senate Documents (1817 - present)
  • House & Senate Reports (1789 - present)
  • Serial Set (1789 - present), a full-text collection of U.S. Government publications that includes Congressional reports and documents, executive agency and departmental reports ordered to be printed by Congress, the American State Papers, and all maps, illustrations, photos, and lithographs found within the U.S. Serial Set during the time period covered.
  • Serial Set Maps (1789 - 1969)

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1789-present

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Research Guides Federal Government Resources, History, Law, Political Science, U.S. Federal Government Research,

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Indexing, abstracting, and selective full-text of research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. Coverage includes U.S. and international scholarly journals; corrections and correctional and law enforcement trade publications; and reports, news, crime statistics, and crime blogs.

Subject coverage:
  • Criminology
  • Corrections administration
  • Criminal law
  • Criminal justice
  • Law enforcement
  • Addiction
  • Family law
  • Industrial security
  • Rehabilitation

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1969 - present

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Research Guides Law, Sociology,

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Description:

Access to a wide range of databases in the sciences and social sciences.  In addition to resources we provided on the old ProQuest platform, all CSA Illumina databases are now available through ProQuest, as are several formerly available through Chadwyck Healey. The link above will give you access to the complete list and search groupings by broad subject areas (The Arts; Dissertations & Theses; Health & Life Sciences; Literature & Language; News & Newspapers; Science, Technology & Medicine; and Social Sciences). All databases are also available through the electronic resources search and listings as individual databases. Currently (as of 8/18/11), 36 primary databases and scores of more specialized databases are available through the ProQuest interface.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage varies

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Research Guides Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Geology, Human Environmental Sciences, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Mining Engineering, Transportation,

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Includes references to U.S., Canadian, British, and other European dissertations and theses, with detailed abstracts. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Many of the publications also provide the full-text of the first 24 pages. Most of the dissertations entered since 1997 are full-text.

PLEASE NOTE:

Use Proquest Databases and Theses for abstracts and some 750,000 full-text dissertations, including University of Kentucky publications.

Search for current University of Kentucky items in InfoKat, the library system's online catalog.

You may also want to search for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) through the University of Kentucky Electronic Theses and Dissertations site and/or the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Find ETDs page. Additional European materials, including full-text, can be found in DART-Europe E-theses Portal (DEEP).

For more information, see the ProQuest Dissertation & Theses Research Guide.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1861 - present; abstracts since 1980; theses abstracts since 1988

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You can also purchase copies through the database if full-text PDFs are not available for download, but most items can be borrowed from other institutions (see below). University of Kentucky dissertations and theses are available in paper in the libraries' collections; search for them in InfoKat, the libraries' online catalog. These listings are more current than those in Proquest. A few dissertations and theses from other institutions are also available in paper or microform in the libraries' collections and can be found in InfoKat.

You can request items through Interlibrary Loan if you are affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Nearly all master's theses are available for loan, as well as many dissertations. To make an Interlibrary Loan request, you will need to have established an ILLiad account. You can find many of the publications from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses in WorldCat and make your request through that database. Medical Center Library Users Please Note: please use the Medical Center Library's ILLiad service for your Interlibrary Loan requests.

Research Guides Reference Sources,

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Indexing and abstracting access to over 900 educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full-text.

Subject coverage
  • Adult education
  • Elementary education
  • Higher education
  • Home schooling
  • Secondary education
  • Special needs education
  • Teacher education

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1991 - present

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Research Guides Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion,

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Indexed coverage of the international serial and non-serial literature for research in civil, earthquake, environmental, mechanical, transportation engineering, forensic engineering, engineering services, education, theoretical mechanics and dynamics, mathematics/computation, design, construction, and latest technological developments. ProQuest Deep Indexing: Engineering supplements the database with access to millions of indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, and tables from the scholarly research and technical literature.

Subject coverage:
  • Aircraft design and engineering
  • Arctic and tropical engineering
  • Automotive design and engineering
  • Bridges and tunnels
  • Buildings, towers and tanks
  • Civil engineering for air and space transportation
  • Coastal and offshore structures
  • Construction materials
  • Design and properties of substructures
  • Earthmoving and construction machinery
  • Electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Engineering for electric power generation
  • Engineering for industrial and manufacturing processes
  • Flood analysis
  • Fuels and propellants
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Hazardous materials
  • High speed trains, rapid transit railways and monorails
  • Highways and roads
  • Industrial robots and automation
  • Industrial waste and sewage
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Land development, irrigation and drainage
  • Magnetic levitation railways
  • Military technology
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Pollution, waste and water engineering
  • Railroad rails and structures
  • Road, rail and sea transport
  • Seismic engineering
  • Seismic phenomena
  • Shipbuilding
  • Site remediation and reclamation
  • Sporting and recreational vehicles
  • Storm water management
  • Tanks and armored vehicles
  • Theoretical mechanics and dynamics
  • Thermoelectric energy
  • Tidal and wind power
  • Waste management

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1966 - present

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Research Guides Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Transportation,

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Research Guides English Literature & Language, French & Italian Studies, German Studies, Hispanic Studies,

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Bibliographic coverage of serial and non-serial literature on metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, and composites used in engineering applications. In-depth coverage from raw materials and refining through processing, welding and fabrication to end uses, corrosion, performance and recycling. Includes all metals, alloys, polymers, ceramics, and composites. ProQuest Deep Indexing: Materials Science supplements the database with access to millions of indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, and tables from the scholarly research and technical literature. Subject coverage:

  • Steels
  • Nonferrous alloys
  • Intermetallic compounds
  • Ceramics
  • Composites
  • Polymers
  • Plastics
  • Rubber
  • Adhesive bonding
  • Alloys
  • Biomaterials
  • Brazing and soldering
  • Business and company information
  • Casting and molding
  • Chemical and electrochemical properties
  • Corrosion
  • Energy and fuel
  • Glass, including metallic glasses
  • Health and safety
  • Heat treatment
  • Materials selection
  • Materials substitution
  • Metallurgy
  • Powder technology
  • Products and processes
  • Recycling
  • Refractories
  • Structures
  • Surface finishing
  • Testing, Quality control
  • Thermal spray
  • Welding

Subfiles that make up the Materials Sciences Collection can be searched separately if desired:

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Coverage 1966 - present

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Research Guides Chemical and Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Engineering, Transportation,

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Research Guides Newspapers,

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Research Guides Agriculture, Animal and Food Science, Biology, Biopharmaceutical Engineering, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Cancer, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Engineering for Natural Disasters, Entomology, Equine Science, Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM), Family and Community Medicine, Forestry, Geology, Gerontology, Health Education Through Extension Leadership, Horticulture, Internal Medicine, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Materials and Chemical Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Metals Information, Mining Engineering, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Nursing, Patent and Trademark Information, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physics, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology, Psychiatry, Public Health, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Standards and Specifications, Toxicology, Veterinary Science, Wind Energy,

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Indexing and abstracting of science and technology research, including full-text journals and detailed indexing of global literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology. Areas covered include materials science, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, biology, aquatic sciences, environmental science, computer science and earth sciences.

Subject coverage
  • Biology
  • Earth sciences
  • Environmental studies
  • Medical sciences
  • Agriculture
  • Fish and fisheries
  • Education
  • Geography
  • Veterinary science
  • Food and food industries
  • Pharmacy and pharmacology
  • Meteorology
  • Public health and safety
  • Water resources
  • Conservation
  • Forests and forestry
  • Materials science
  • Engineered materials
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Earthquake engineering
  • New technologies in engineering
  • Aerospace
  • Computer and information systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Electronics
  • Physics

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1962 - present

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Research Guides Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Transportation,

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Includes over 500 titles, with more than 300 available in full-text. Coverage includes anthropology, sociology, social work, political science, policy studies, communication, education, criminology, demography and economics.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1994 - present

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Research Guides Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology,

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Search the full-text of international sociology and social work journals, including full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. Includes coverage of culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction.

Subject coverage
  • Community and mental health services
  • Crisis intervention
  • The family and social welfare
  • Gerontology
  • Poverty and homelessness
  • Professional issues in social work
  • Social services in addiction
  • Social work education
  • Social work practice
  • Violence, abuse, neglect

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Research Guides Social Work, Sociology,

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Indexes, abstracts, and presents tabular statistical data published by U.S. federal and state governments, international intergovernmental organizations, and American private organizations.

See also: Quick Start: Statistical Insight.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

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In some cases the statistical data is not provided via Statistical Insight. Search for the title of the resource containing the data in the online catalog, InfoKat. If the source of the data is a periodical, you may also be able to retrieve it via the E-Journals Database.

Research Guides Geography, Historical Statistics, International Resources, Reference Sources,

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Searchable access to approximately 575 full-text publications, including 550 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full-text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all additional journals in the collection. Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1965 - present

Special Usage Notes

Some of your search results will provide links to the full-text of the article cited (html and/or pdf). For citations that do not provide direct links, use UK Full-Text Options (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title via our online catalog, InfoKat; use the InfoKat link on the Get Text UK menu to have the item searched automatically by its ISSN. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad; use the Get Text @ UK menu and have the requested item's bibliographic information automatically entered into the ILLiad form.


Mac users please note: If you have trouble reading full-text PDFs, you can install a plug-in that will allow you to read the full-text. This resource, however, does NOT support Safari. The plug-in does work with FireFox, however.

Instructions for Installing the Schubert PDF Browser Plug-in on a Macintosh Computer:
1. Direct your web browser to <http://www.schubert-it.com/>.
2. Click on the Downloads Link at the top of the page.
3. Choose the appropriate PDF Browser Plug-in.
4. Install the plug-in in the Library/Internet Plug-ins Folder.
5. Restart your browser.

Research Guides Child Development, Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work,

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From the American Psychological Association. Contains over two million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines. Journal coverage includes international material selected from nearly 2,000 periodicals in over 24 languages. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

Also available via OvidSP.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1840 - present

Update Frquency weekly

Special Usage Notes

Some of your search results will provide links to the full-text of the article cited (html and/or pdf). For citations that do not provide direct links, use UK Full-Text Options (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title via our online catalog, InfoKat; use the InfoKat link on the Get Text UK menu to have the item searched automatically by its ISSN. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad; use the Get Text @ UK menu and have the requested item's bibliographic information automatically entered into the ILLiad form.


Mac users please note: If you have trouble reading full-text PDFs, you can install a plug-in that will allow you to read the full-text. This resource, however, does NOT support Safari. The plug-in does work with FireFox, however.

Instructions for Installing the Schubert PDF Browser Plug-in on a Macintosh Computer:
1. Direct your web browser to <http://www.schubert-it.com/>.
2. Click on the Downloads Link at the top of the page.
3. Choose the appropriate PDF Browser Plug-in.
4. Install the plug-in in the Library/Internet Plug-ins Folder.
5. Restart your browser.

Research Guides Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, Gerontology, Psychiatry, Psychology,

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Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, and books, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law. Journal coverage includes international material selected from more than 1,900 periodicals written in over 35 languages. Current chapter and book coverage includes worldwide English-language material published from 1987 - present.

Also available through EBSCOhost Web (1840 - ).

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Vendor Name OvidSP

Coverage 1806 - present

Update Frquency weekly

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For electronic access to articles and book chapters, use UK Full-Text Options (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the journal, magazine or book, search the title via our online catalog, InfoKat; use the InfoKat link on the Get Text UK menu to have the item searched automatically by its ISSN or ISBN. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad; use the Get Text UK menu and have the requested item's bibliographic information automatically entered into the ILLiad form.

Research Guides Child Development, Community and Leadership Development, Dentistry, Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, Family and Consumer Sciences, Gerontology, Human Environmental Sciences, Nursing, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work,

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Produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage. Subject Coverage:

  • post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder (with or without reference to the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
  • the assessment, description, prevention, or treatment of any psychiatric disorder, especially dissociative identity disorder (formerly called multiple personality disorder), other dissociative disorders, or borderline personality disorder, associated etiologically or epidemiologically with exposure to a traumatic event, or to an event experienced as traumatic by the population under discussion
  • the preparation or provision of mental health services to a traumatized population or a population at risk of experiencing traumatic events
  • issues of professional ethics, scientific methodology, or public policy relating to traumatized populations.

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Part of the ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection database.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1871 - present

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Research Guides Psychiatry, Psychology,

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Free version of MedLine that includes citations and abstracts on such topics as microbiology, delivery of health care (medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and preclinical sciences), nutrition, pharmacology, and environmental health. The categories covered in the database include anatomy, organisms, diseases, chemicals and drugs, techniques and equipment, psychiatry and psychology, biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and education, technology, agriculture, food, industry, humanities, information science and communications, and health care. Also includes MEDLINE In-Process & Other Citations, which comprises records that have not yet been elevated to completed MEDLINE status. Coverage of over 4,800 journals includes publications from the U.S. and 70 other countries.

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Vendor Name National Library of Medicine / Entrez (MEDLINE)

Coverage 1950 - present

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 Very limited full-text content is available via PubMed Central. (NLM free digital archive); it also often link to sites where you can purchase copies of the articles. If you are a UK-affiliate or using an on-campus machine, use PubMed (University of Kentucky) in order to have access to links to the full-text of selected journal titles.

Research Guides Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM), Psychiatry,

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This version of MedLine includes citations and abstracts on such topics as microbiology, delivery of health care (medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and preclinical sciences), nutrition, pharmacology, and environmental health. The categories covered in the database include anatomy, organisms, diseases, chemicals and drugs, techniques and equipment, psychiatry and psychology, biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and education, technology, agriculture, food, industry, humanities, information science and communications, and health care. Also includes MEDLINE In-Process & Other Citations, which is comprised of records that have not yet been elevated to completed MEDLINE status. Coverage of over 4,800 journals includes publications from the U.S. and 70 other countries.

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Optimized for iPhone, iPad and other mobile devices.  Includes PICO search capability (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome), askMEDLINE (free-text, natural language search), MEDLINE/PubMed, and Disease Associations (search case reports). As with the PubMed's desktop version, it includes citations and abstracts on such topics as microbiology, delivery of health care (medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and preclinical sciences), nutrition, pharmacology, and environmental health. This version links users with UK Libraries' journal holdings.

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Vendor Name National Library of Medicine / Entrez (MEDLINE)

Coverage 1950 - present

Special Usage Notes

If you are off-campus and a UK-affiliate, use this version of PubMed to authenticate through the proxy server for access to full-text journal links; follow these proxy server access instructions.  

For electronic access options, use UK Full-Text Options (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title via our online catalog, InfoKat; use the InfoKat link on the Get Text UK menu to have the item searched automatically by its ISSN. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad; use the Get Text UK menu and have the requested item's bibliographic information automatically entered into the ILLiad form.

If you are a non-UK affiliate, use PubMed (NLM).

Research Guides Animal and Food Science, Biology, Cancer, Dentistry, Family and Community Medicine, Gerontology, Human Environmental Sciences, Internal Medicine, Kinesiology / Health Promotion / Education, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Health, Toxicology, Veterinary Science,

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ODS and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this Dietary Supplement Subset of NLM's PubMed. The subset is designed to limit search results to citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models.

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Vendor Name Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health

Research Guides Dietetics and Human Nutrition,

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Optimized for iPhone, iPad and other mobile devices.  Includes PICO search capability (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome), askMEDLINE (free-text, natural language search), MEDLINE/PubMed, and Disease Associations (search case reports). As with the PubMed's desktop version, it includes citations and abstracts on such topics as microbiology, delivery of health care (medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and preclinical sciences), nutrition, pharmacology, and environmental health. This version links users with UK Libraries' journal holdings.

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Vendor Name National Library of Medicine / Entrez

Coverage 1950 - present

Special Usage Notes

If you are off-campus and a UK-affiliate, this version of PubMed for Handhelds will require authentication via the proxy server for access to full-text journal links; follow these proxy server access instructions.

For electronic access options, use the |Get Full Text| option. (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title via our online catalog, InfoKat. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through MCILLiad.

Research Guides Biopharmaceutical Engineering, Cancer, Dentistry, Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Family and Community Medicine, Gerontology, Internal Medicine, Kinesiology / Health Promotion / Education, Mobile Device Resources--Med. Center Lib., Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Public Health,

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