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Multi-disciplinary full-text database with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Indexes and abstracts more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1887 - present

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Research Guides Engineering, Family and Consumer Sciences, Political Science, Psychiatry, Public Health, Social Work, Telecommunications, Theatre, Transportation, Women's and Gender Studies

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Provides diagnostic and treatment information for a broad range of emergency cases; includes videos. Covers a broad spectrum of complaints encountered in the ED, ranging from obstetrical emergencies to orthopedic emergencies to poisoning to trauma. A library of images that includes common and uncommon clinical presentations and imaging studies of children and adults can be used to assist in diagnosis.

Please note: Restricted to two simultaneous users.

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The AccessEmergency Medicine mobile view features a portion of the site’s content optimized for the size and speed constraints of mobile browsers. To that end, the following content is available in this view:

  • "Quick Topics" from Ma's Emergency Medicine Manual
  • Searchable topic cards for all textbook resources currently on the AEM site
  • Drug monographs.

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Vendor Name McGraw-Hill Companies

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Research Guides Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, Mobile Device Resources--Med. Center Lib.,

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Access to 320 engineering reference E-Books. Limited to four simultaneous users.

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Vendor Name McGraw-Hill

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 Please note: Users may print 25% of the content of each book.

Research Guides Engineering,

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Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine are included. Kristin B. Mallegg and Andrea Henderson, eds. Gale Cengage Learning. 4 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 43rd ed., 2010

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Research Guides Reference Sources,

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Data concerning the advertising industry, accessible by name, brand, location, personnel or function. Includes 14,500 agency parent and branch profiles and 19,000 advertiser profiles. Data includes agency accounts, specializations, gross billings by media, contact information for agency personnel, SIC codes, statistics, approximate annual advertising spent by media and agencies retained by advertisers, and information on c. 91,000 brand names. Please note: Restricted to one user at a time.

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Vendor Name Red Books LLC

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Research Guides Business, Journalism, Reference Sources,

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Contains essays on African writers from seventeen countries writing in English, French, Portuguese, Arabic, and indigenous languages. Subjects span the late nineteenth century to the present. C. Brian Cox, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 1997 ed.

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Research Guides English Literature & Language,

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Patient drug information; includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Available in both English and Spanish.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

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Research Guides Pharmacy, Public Health,

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Presents detailed alphabetical entries that describe the artifacts of medieval Europe. Ruth A. Johnston. Greenwood. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL). 

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2011 ed.

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Research Guides History, Medieval Studies,

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Altbib is a free database provided by the National Library of Medicine that can be used to search for alternatives to the use of live animals in biomedical research and testing. Altbib also offers a link to PubMed with the option of searching PubMed with a pre-set filter of Medical Subject Headings related to Animal Use Alternatives. There are additional links to live PubMed searches on selected topics and a list of other resources for information on animal alternatives.

ALTBIB citations have been selected from articles, books, book chapters, and technical reports published from 1980 to 2000. These citations examine methods, tests, assays, and procedures that may be useful in establishing alternatives to the use of intact vertebrates. For more current publications use the "Search PubMed" feature on the site.   -more-

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Vendor Name National Library of Medicine (NLM) Specialized Information Services

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Research Guides Animal Rights, Animal Welfare, Biology, Veterinary Science,

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Features the stories of 200 heroic individuals awarded the Medal of Honor for their distinguished military service while fighting for their country, from the Civil War to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. James H. Willbanks. ABC-CLIO. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2011 ed.

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Research Guides Biographical Information, Foreign Affairs, History,

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Provides population, housing, economic and geographic data from four key data programs: Decennial Census of Housing and Population - 1990 and 2000; Economic Census 1997 and 2002; American Community Survey - 1996-2002; and Population Estimates Program - July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2002. Format: data sets, tables, thematic maps, and reference maps. Includes search by address capability for Census 2000 data sets; search by address for locating census tract, block group and block numbers for Census 2000; both keyword and geographic searching capability that pinpoints individual tables, maps and other products; access to FTP site where files are provided by the program area; advanced filtering for Economic Data Sets; and the ability to create custom tables for demographic data sets. Freely available to all.

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Vendor Name U. S. Census Bureau

Coverage 1990 - present

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Research Guides Business, Geography, Historical Statistics, Political Science, Reference Sources, U.S. Federal Government Research,

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Covers thousands of years of American Indian history, from the first migrations into North America through the development of specific tribal identities to the turbulent first centuries of encounters with European settlers up until 1800. Sandra K. Mathews and Scott C. Zeman, eds. ABC-CLIO. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2008

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Research Guides Anthropology, History,

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Provides the demographics and spending patterns of American consumers. Includes data on education, health, housing, income, labor force participation, living arrangements, population, spending, and wealth. American Consumer Series. New Strategist Publications, Inc. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 10th ed., 2011

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Research Guides Marketing, Sociology,

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Provides demographic data showing the size of the male population, its changing age distribution, rising educational attainment, and evolving racial composition. Also includes demographic data on men's health, incomes, living arrangements, spending, and wealth. New Strategist Publications (American Consumer Series). See also: American Women: Who They Are & How They Live. Both available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 3rd ed., 2008

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Research Guides Anthropology, Family and Consumer Sciences, Marketing, Sociology,

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With over 18,000 full-text biographies, many of which include illustrations. In addition 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references and links to selected websites are available. Also includes articles from The Oxford Companion to United States History to provide historical and social context. Full-text searchable by keyword and by subject name, gender, occupation, birth date, birthplace, death date, contributor name and by collection: e.g., Black History, Women's History, Asian Pacific American Heritage, American Indian Heritage, and Hispanic Heritage.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides Biographical Information,

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Speech media resource that includes:

  • Online Speech Bank, an index to and growing database of 5000+ full-text, audio and video (streaming) versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two. Several hundred links are arranged alphabetically by first name.
  • Rhetorical Figures in Sound, a compendium of 200+ brief audio (mp3) clips illustrating 37 different figures of speech. For each rhetorical device, definitions and examples, written and audio, are provided. Audio examples are taken from public speeches and sermons, movies, songs, lectures, oral interpretations of literature, and other media events. Some artifacts have been edited further to make the devices easier to detect.
  • Top 100 Speeches, index to and partial database of full-text transcriptions of the "100 most significant American political speeches of the 20th century," according to a list compiled by Professors Stephen E. Lucas and Martin J. Medhurst.

and a number of other resources of value and interest to students and scholars of rhetoric.

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Vendor Name Michael E. Eidenmuller, University of Texas, Tyler

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Research Guides American Literature, 20th Century, Communication,

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Provides demographic data showing the size of the female population, its changing age distribution, rising educational attainment, and evolving racial composition. Also includes demographic data on women's health, incomes, living arrangements, spending, and wealth. Strategist Publications (American Consumer Series). See also: American Men: Who They Are & How They Live. Both available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 4th ed., 2008

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Research Guides Anthropology, Family and Consumer Sciences, Marketing, Sociology,

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Covers over 100 international journals and includes the full content of Analytical Abstracts from 1980 forward, plus equipment manufacturers' application notes, standards and books providing analytical science information. Search capabilities include the ability to specify:

  • ANALYTE (the substance being determined)
  • MATRIX (the material being analysed)
  • TECHNIQUE, including fields of study, instruments, and physico-chemical parameters.

Restricted to UK campus machine use.

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Vendor Name Royal Society of Chemistry

Coverage 1980 - present

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Research Guides Biology, Chemistry,

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Covers topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more. Carroll Moulton, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 4 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 1998

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Research Guides Classical Studies, Reference Sources,

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Provides an overview of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Iran/Persia, and the Arabian Peninsula, covering more than 4,000 years, from the Early Bronze Age to 325 B.C.E. Ronald Wallenfels and Jack M. Sasson, eds. Gale. 4 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2000 ed.

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Research Guides Anthropology, Geography, History,

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Covers ancient Greek and Roman writers of the classical period. Entries include biographical information as well as discussion of the themes and styles of major works. T. James Luce, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 1982 ed.

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Research Guides Classical Studies,

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Lists monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world; unpublished doctoral dissertations are covered for the period 1920 - 1999. A number of items published between 1892 and 1919 has been indexed retrospectively. Can be searched in conjunction with the MLA International Bibliopraphy.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1892 - present

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For electronic access to articles from journals, newspapers and magazines cited in this database, search the periodical title in the E-Journals Database. To see if we own a paper copy of any resources cited, search the title in our online catalog, InfoKat. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan.

Research Guides Book Reviews, English Literature & Language,

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Covers major historical periods and relevant concepts as well as discussions of various anti-immigration stances. Leading figures and groups in the anti-immigration movements of the past and present are also explored. Kathleen R. Arnold. Greenwood. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2011

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Research Guides Globalization, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology,

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Based on the 6th edition of the American Psychological Association (APA) manual. Offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.

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Vendor Name Purdue University

Coverage 6th ed., 2010

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Research Guides Psychiatry, Psychology, Reference Sources, Style Guides and Manuals,

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Coverage is divided into eight regions: the Arctic and Subarctic, the Great Basin and Plateau, the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains, the Midwest, the Northeast, the Southeast, the Southwest, and the West Coast. Each entry provides an overview of archaeological sites as well as books and articles for further research. Francis P. McManamon, ed. Greenwood Press. 4 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2008 ed.

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Research Guides Anthropology,

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Description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world from a series of books published between 1988 and 1998. These online versions of books previously published in hard copy (with the exception of a born-digital study on Macau and an unpublished partial draft study on Afghanistan) by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998 cover 101 countries and regions. Each study offers a description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, foreign policy, and national security.

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Vendor Name Library of Congress

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Research Guides Countries, Geography, Political Science, Reference Sources,

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National listings of jobs, internships, fellowships and other employment opportunities in the arts, including visual arts, arts non-profits, performing arts, commercial art and design firms, film, public arts agencies, academic arts positions, galleries, internships, fellowships, conferences, and commissions.

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Vendor Name Western States Arts Federation

Coverage current

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Research Guides Art, Arts Administration,

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Updates add up to 800 daily listings every three business days. Includes positions in:

  • Theatres and performing arts centers
  • Summer festivals
  • Universities, colleges and schools
  • Dance companies
  • Opera companies
  • Symphony orchestras
  • Museums
  • Arts councils and other arts organizations

Includes full-time, part-time, seasonal, year-round and internship opportunities, from entry level to upper management.

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Vendor Name Theatre Communications Group

Coverage Last 60 days.

Update Frquency Every three business days.

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Please call the Fine Arts Library at 257-2800 for logon information. You may also call 257-0500, ext. 2050, or email falib@email.uky.edu for logon information.

Research Guides Art, Arts Administration, Theatre,

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Acts to preserve quantitative data on religions, to improve access to this data, to increase the use of the data, and to allow comparisons across data files. The ARDA collection includes data on churches and church membership, religious professionals, and religious groups (individuals, congregations and denominations).

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Vendor Name Association of Religion Data Archives

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Research Guides Historical Statistics, Philosophy & Religion, Reference Sources,

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Online access to the Encyclopedia of Associations directories series (including National, International and Regional, State and Local) with additional information on nonprofit organizations. Entries provide detailed association descriptions, including links to websites and other materials, meeting and conference information, and contact information. Also includes brochures, logos and membership applications for c. 3,000 of the most frequently contacted among the approximately 450,000 organizations covered. Restricted to one user at a time.

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Vendor Name Thomson Gale / InfoTrac

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Research Guides Reference Sources,

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Examines the many craters on Earth that have formed as a result of meteorites or asteroids crashing into the planet, excavating huge holes and wreaking widespread destruction on the landscape. Timothy Kusky. Facts on File, The Hazardous Earth Series. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2009 ed.

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Research Guides Geological Sciences, Physics,

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