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Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Thursday, March 5th. Please contact the library location you intend to visit before traveling. Current open/closed information is below.

Confirmed Open: William T. Young Library will open at 10 am on Thursday, March 5th.

Confirmed Closed March 5th: Agricultural Information Center, Design, Education, Little Fine Arts, Medical Center, Morris, Science, Special Collections Research Center, Shaver Engineering, and Transportation.

Service points in William T. Young Library for Thursday, March 5th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed, but scheduled clients should check their email for e-tutoring options.

Search FOR Databases and Other Electronic Resources


3 results found for resources beginning with 'N' sorted alphabetically.


Current and historical scientific and technical information from NASA's technical report servers and non-NASA sites. Includes some full-text.

Searches three major STI collections: NACA (1915-1958), NASA (1958-present), and NASA Image eXchange (NIX) (1900-present). NTRS provides access to citations (i.e., references) and online documents and imagery for the following kinds of information: conference papers, images, journal articles, photos, meeting papers, movies, patents, research reports, and technical videos.

Limitied content availability in some classes until further notice.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name NASA Scientific and Technical Information Program

Update Frquency weekly

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Research Guides Engineering, Transportation

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Streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries; over 1480 full-length videos (as of Sept. 2012). You can create custom clips, edit them and add them to individual playlists. Search videos by category, role, composer, artist, production personnel, work, venue or festival. Videos stream at 700 Kbps (standard quality) and 2 Mbps (high quality). Libretto/text is included when available. Includes subtitles available in over 5 languages.

Please note: Limited to two simultaneous users; please LOG-OUT when you are finished.

Also available: Naxos Music Library and  Naxos Music Library Jazz.

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name Naxos Digital Service

Special Usage Notes

Research Guides Film, Music,

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Full-text of over 600 U.S. newspapers, including the Lexington Herald-Leader (1983 - present) and other Kentucky newspapers. Access World News also covers over 1,300 foreign English-language news resources, including the following newspapers:

  • The Times (London)
  • China Daily
  • Times of India
  • The Nation from Kenya

Spanish-language editions of the newspapers are also included, such as the Miami Herald's El nuevo herald. Access World News also includes newswires and news magazines, with a total of nearly 2,400 titles. Newspapers include all articles except records lists (e.g., births, police reports) and PAID obituaries.

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name NewsBank

Coverage varies

Update Frquency daily

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Major Newspapers groups the following newspapers for single-search access: New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, The Times (London), The Guardian (London), Investor's Business Daily, and The Economist.

Additional Kentucky newspaper: the Bowling Green Daily News. Available from the Kentucky Titles search shortcut.

Research Guides International Resources, Journalism, Newspapers, Political Science,

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