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Description:

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.

Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1887 - present

Update Frquency daily

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Image Collection,  Key Database(s),  Reference Tool 

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Description:

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.

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Vendor Name NewsBank

Coverage varies

Update Frquency daily

Special Usage Notes

Search shortcut:
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.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s),  Newspaper,  Video 

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Description:

Collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.

Please note: To limit your search to the contents of a specific title, select within this publication in the Quick Search box or choose Limit the results by publication title in the Advanced Search and type in the name of the resource you wish to search. Searches without limits include all resources in the GVRL.

Currently available:

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Key Database(s),  Reference Tool 

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Description:

Includes access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical and reference publications (most full-text, the rest abstracted), primarily newspapers, magazines and journals. Covers local, regional and international newspapers (in English and non-English languages). Includes broadcast transcripts, case law, legal codes, regulations, Shepard's Citations to Supreme Court cases (back to 1789), company financial information, and SEC filings and reports.

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Vendor Name LexisNexis (ProQuest)

Coverage varies

Update Frquency daily

Special Usage Notes

Most of your search results will provide direct links to the full-text of the item cited; for electronic access to articles that do not contain a direct link, search the newspaper, magazine or journal title in the E-Journals Database. To see if we own a paper copy of the publication, 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.

Access to LexisNexis Academic is not limited by number of simultaneous users.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Journal Collection,  Government Publication,  Key Database(s),  Newspaper 

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Description:

Complete collection of all content published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. Includes journals, over 300 books, magazines, annual meeting presentations, author profiles, and taxonomy.

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Vendor Name Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types E-Book(s),  E-Journal Collection 

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Description:

Citations and abstracts of materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and cooperating institutions in the agricultural and related sciences. Ninety percent of the records describe journal articles and book chapters, and the remaining ten percent describe monographs, series, microforms, audiovisuals, maps, theses, patents, software, and technical reports. Coverage is worldwide. In addition, the database includes subfiles of citations from the Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) and the American Agricultural Economics Documentation Center (AAEDC). Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1970 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Includes ASABE standards, conference proceedings, society journals (Applied Engineering in Agriculture, Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health and Transactions of the ASABE), textbooks & technical documents; over 5,000 searchable full-text documents.

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Vendor Name American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Coverage varies, primarily 1998 - present

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  E-Journal Collection 

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Description:

Indexing and abstracting of the life sciences and biomedical research (including journals, meetings, patents and books) covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more. Search precisely with BIOSIS indexing, enhanced MeSH terms, and CAS registry numbers.

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Vendor Name Web of Science / Thomson Reuters

Coverage 1969 - present

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Agricultural and applied life sciences journals, books, proceedings, monographs, and technical reports, with emphasis on agronomy, forestry, public health, environmental issues, and the management of natural resources. Particular attention is paid to the needs of developing countries. Among specific subjects covered: animal and crop husbandry, animal and plant breeding, biofuels, bioterrorism, leisure tourism, plant protection, genetics, forestry engineering, economics, veterinary medicine, human nutrition, and rural development. Coverage includes journals, books, conference proceedings, reports, theses and other kinds of literature published internationally. Full-text papers from 1,500 conference proceedings, indexed by paper title with links to the fulltext for each paper.

Global Health is an international abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health.

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Vendor Name Web of Science / Thomson Reuters

Coverage 1910 - present (Global Health: 1973 - present)

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

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

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

pdf image Page Image - PDF for direct access to full-text.

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.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Book(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Provides access to over 50 databases with citations, abstracts and selected full-text. Includes Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete and other subject-specific resources. Specific databases available through EBSCOhost are listed at the EBSCOhost site and in this directory.

Many of the EBSCOhost databases are part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

It is possible through the main EBSCOhost menu to choose multiple databases and search them all at the same time.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Indexing and abstracting of the food science, food technology, and human nutrition literature. Coverage includes nearly 1,000 journals, books, conference proceedings, reports, theses, patents from over 100 countries, standards, and legislation. Documents in nearly 40 different languages have been scanned and translated, representing authors from over 90 countries.

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Vendor Name Web of Science / Thomson Reuters

Coverage 1969 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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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)

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Journal Collection,  Selected Academic Website 

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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

Update Frquency varies

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

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.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

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).

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Includes Science Citation Index Expanded (1900 - ), Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975 - ), and Social Sciences Citation Index (1956 - ).
Journal List.

Also includes Essential Science Indicators and Journal Citation Reports (see the links on the top dashboard).

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Vendor Name Web of Science / Thomson Reuters

Coverage 1900 - present

Special Usage Notes

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.

Please note: If you get a blank results screen and are using Internet Explorer 9 (IE9), please use the Compatibility View option to resolve the display problem. This option is found under Tools or as an icon resembling a torn page near the URL bar. You need do this only once for Web of Science on your computer. For more details about Compatibility View, see the Microsoft knowledgebase.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Indexes material covering the textiles industry, textile technology, and the applications of textiles materials, with coverage of some 500 periodicals and several hundred non-serial publications (books, proceedings, directories). The material covered includes English and non-English language refereed scientific papers; technical or trade journal and magazine articles; UK, US, and European patents and standards, and directories. Topics include plant development, computer control, manufacturing and finishing processes, commercial development, performance of textile products and environmental concerns. It is also a source of American, British and European patents.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1970 - present

Update Frquency quarterly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Descriptive records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries, which includes most libraries in the U.S. as well as a number of Canadian and European libraries. Records indicate which libraries hold the materials.

Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name FirstSearch (OCLC)

Update Frquency daily

Special Usage Notes

When the record shows:
In a UK main campus library UK MAIN CAMPUS (Exc. Law/Med)
or
In Law or Medical Center LAW OR MED. CTR. LIBS.
you can use
Search InfoKat Search the catalog at University of Kentucky Libraries
to automatically search the UK Libraries' InfoKat Catalog to see where the libraries house the item (using an ISSN or an ISBN search). If the search does not find the item by this search method, you can double-check the catalog using a different search (e.g., a title search). You may also search the periodical titles in Find UK Electronic Journals to see if we have access to an electronic copy; there's a link to Find UK Electronic Journals in the upper right-hand corner of every WorldCat page, labeled UK E-Journals.

Consult the link
FirstSearch Details See more details for locating this item
to find other libraries that own the resource:

  • Libraries worldwide that own item

or request it via Interlibrary Loan (for UK faculty, staff and students):
SEND REQUEST TO UK'S ILLIAD.
To make an Interlibrary Loan request, you will need to have established an ILLiad account. Medical Center Library Users Please Note: The ILLiad link in this FirstSearch database goes to the main campus service; please use the WorldCat - Medical Center version to make Interlibrary Loan requests or go directly to the Medical Center Library's ILLiad service.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Repository of full-text scholarly literature in agricultural and applied economics, including working papers, conference papers and journal articles.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name University of Minnesota / American Agricultural Economics Association

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types E-Book(s),  E-Journal Collection 

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Description:

Indexing of literature focusing on the population aged 50+ and issues of aging. Includes social gerontology and aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. Indexes over 200 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos. Produced by AARP.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1978 - present (selected coverage from 1966-1977)

Update Frquency three times a year

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s),  Video 

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Description:

The AGRIS open archives and bibliographical databases cover the many aspects of agriculture, including forestry, animal husbandry, aquatic sciences and fisheries, and human nutrition from extension literature from over 100 participating countries. Material includes unique grey literature such as unpublished scientific and technical reports, theses, conference papers, government publications, and more.

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Vendor Name Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Coverage 1975 - present

Special Usage Notes

Check the University of Kentucky Libraries' catalog, InfoKat, and the E-journals Database to see whether we have subscription access to the articles.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Selected Academic Website 

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Description:

Full-text database of approximately 190 newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses. Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage varies (oldest 1970; most publications 1995 - present)

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Search the journals and other publications published by the American Chemical Society and access the full-text of those publications. The Archives of the collection are also available. Table of Contents Email Alerts are available. Recent additional capabilities include a Citation Finder, Multiple Journal Search, Search by Subject Area Groupings and a Search by timeframe that includes the Archives.

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Vendor Name American Chemical Society

Coverage varies--many titles include all published volumes

Update Frquency when new issues are published

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Journal Collection 

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Description:

Subjects range from neurophysiology to behavioral ecology, from genetics to applied ethology. Surveys journal literature dealing with the biology of particular taxonomic groups. Field and laboratory inquiries are summarized.

Subject coverage

  • Aggression
  • Anatomical correlates
  • Avoidance learning
  • Behavioral ecology
  • Biological correlates
  • Brain lesions
  • Brain stimulation (electrical and chemical)
  • Communication
  • Discrimination
  • Learning
  • Dominance
  • Evolution and survival value
  • External stimulation
  • Foraging and ingestion
  • Genetics of behavior
  • Locomotion
  • Memory
  • Methodology
  • Motivation
  • Navigation
  • Neurophysiological correlates
  • Ontogeny
  • Parental-filial behavior
  • Rhythms
  • Selected drug studies
  • Sexual and reproductive behavior
  • Sleep
  • Theoretical models and overviews

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

Update Frquency monthly

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

International coverage of marine and freshwater aquaculture.  Focuses on studies related to improving and augmenting aquatic yields in the cultivation of marine, freshwater, and brackish-water species in the science, practice, management, and economics of aquaculture. References from related disciplines such as water pollution, ecology, diseases, nutrition, oceanography, and limnology are also included if they are directly applicable to aquacultural situations. Information on instruments, technological developments, culturing techniques, and new methods of husbandry are significant features.

Subject coverage

  • Aquaculture management and economics
  • Growth and development of cultured species
  • Techniques, equipment, methodology, feasibility studies, replenishing natural stocks and laboratory culture
  • Culture of fish and other vertebrates
  • Crustaceans, mollusks and other invertebrates
  • Aquatic plants and algae
  • Protozoa and microorganisms
  • Reproductive biology
  • Biotechnology

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1984 - present

Update Frquency Monthly

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Description:

Provides coverage of basic and applied research on aquatic organisms, including marine, freshwater, and brackish water organisms and their environments. Covers biology and ecology of aquatic organisms, exploitation of living resources, and related legal, policy, and socioeconomic issues. Fisheries receive particular attention along with fishing methods, statistics, aquaculture, food technology, productivity, conservation, and marketing. Laboratory studies of aquatic organisms and field research are included.

For more information, see the ProQuest ASFA Research Guide.

Subject coverage

  • General aspects
  • Law, policy, economics and social sciences
  • Biology: general
  • Microbiology
  • Botany
  • Invertebrate biology: general
  • Malacology
  • Carcinology
  • Entomology
  • Chordate biology: general
  • Ichthyology
  • Ornithology
  • Mammalogy
  • Ecology and ecosystems: aquatic ecology
  • Autecology
  • Population studies
  • Aquatic communities
  • Productivity, ecosystems, species interactions
  • Fouling and boring
  • Fisheries: practical aspects of fisheries
  • Aquaculture
  • Fishable stocks
  • Aquatic products and their utilization
  • Marketing and economics of aquatic products

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1971 - present; contains several hundred pre-1971 entries.

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Abstracts and indexes articles dealing with science, technology, and management of marine environments, including United States patents, molecular biotechnology, supporting technology, immobilization, cell/tissue/culture, aquaculture/fisheries, medical/veterinary issues, fermentation, biofouling/corrosion/adhesives, chemical/mineral products, energy applications, food products and environmental applications/impact.

For more information, see the ProQuest ASFA Research Guide.

Subject coverage

  • General aspects
  • Patents
  • Molecular biotechnology
  • Marine microorganisms
  • Genetic engineering of fish and shellfish
  • Cell and tissue culture
  • Supporting technology
  • Aquaculture and fisheries
  • Marine natural products and pharmaceuticals
  • Vaccines
  • Toxins
  • Chemical/mineral products
  • Biofouling
  • Food products
  • Environmental applications

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1989 - present

Update Frquency quarterly

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Description:

Indexes the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation and interior design and decoration.d

Subject coverage:

  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Architectural design
  • City planning
  • Furniture and decoration
  • Historic preservation
  • History of architecture
  • Interior design
  • Landscape architecture

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage Some selective coverage from 1741; 1934 - present

Update Frquency Weekly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Medically-oriented coverage in bacteriology with topics ranging from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals. Covers clinical findings as well as aspects of pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics. Pertinent information for environmentalists, medical and veterinary laboratory staff, agricultural researchers, cell biologists, geneticists, and toxicologists. Subject coverage includes aggressins and toxins, animal bacteriology, antibacterial agents, antibiosis, antibiotics, cell structure and function, culture, ecology and distribution, genetics and evolution, human bacteriology, identification, immunology, invertebrate bacteriology, methodology, microbial symbiosis, plasmids, predation, taxonomy, and typing. Print equivalent: Microbiology Abstracts Section B: Bacteriology.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Provides coverage of basic and applied research on aquatic organisms, including marine, freshwater, and brackish water organisms and their environments. Covers biology and ecology of aquatic organisms, exploitation of living resources, and related legal, policy, and socioeconomic issues. Fisheries receive particular attention along with fishing methods, statistics, aquaculture, food technology, productivity, conservation, and marketing. Laboratory studies of aquatic organisms and field research are included.

For more information, see the ProQuest ASFA Research Guide.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1971 - present (Note: Several hundred records published before 1971 are included.)

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Provides searchable full-text access to selected bioscience research journals, most published by small societies and non-commercial publishers. Also provides Table of Contents Alerts via email. Journal titles are listed and accessible from the Libraries'  E-Journals Database. Please note: Only titles included in the BioOne I collection are available via the UK Libraries' subscription (look for the open lock icon beside those titles).

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Vendor Name BioOne

Coverage 1998 - present (coverage varies by title)

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types E-Journal Collection 

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Description:

Provides bibliographic coverage of research, applications, regulatory developments and new patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering, including medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental and marine biology.

Provides a combined search of

* Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Marine Biotechnology Abstracts
* Biochemistry Abstracts 1
* Biochemistry Abstracts 3
* Biotechnology Research Abstracts
* Chemoreception Abstracts
* Genetics Abstracts
* Human Genome Abstracts
* Industrial and Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A)

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1981 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Provides indexing of research articles on biotechnology (medical, agricultural, and environmental) and bioengineering.
Subject coverage:

  • genetic engineering and gene therapy
  • medical technology
  • imaging
  • pharmaceuticals, drug delivery, and vaccines
  • tissue engineering, biomechanics, and biomaterials
  • cell culture, fermentation and process engineering
  • waste treatment and bioremediation
  • methodology
  • agricultural biotechnology
  • food biotechnology
  • bioinformatics and computer applications
  • biosensors
  • products produced by biotechnological methods

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1980 - present

Update Frquency semi-monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Provides full-text for thousands of business journals and other sources, peer-reviewed business publications, trade journals/general business magazines, books (most indexed by chapter), industry reports and market research reports. In addition, 10,000 company profiles are available. Country reports include forecast reports & monitors, CountryWatch reviews, profiles, EIU Country reports, career guides, economic and competitiveness studies, OECD economic surveys, Political Risk Yearbook reports, and SOD background notes. Industry-level resources includes financial alerts, profiles, forecasts, and yearbooks. Market Research reports include utility market, marketwatch, pharmawatch, Gartner G2 reports. Topical coverage includes management, economics, finance, accounting, and international business. Also available via an enhanced interface. Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1886 (selected titles) - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Book(s),  E-Journal Collection,  Key Database(s) 

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Datasets that include:

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Vendor Name U.S. Census Bureau

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Government Publication,  Reference Tool,  Statistical Dataset 

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Indexes and provides full-text (for 520 journals) for English-language and selected foreign-language nursing journals, publications from the American Nurses' Association and the National League for Nursing, and journals from 17 allied health disciplines. Also covers biomedicine, management, behavioral sciences, health sciences librarianship, education, consumer health, chiropractic, and health services administration literature. Formats include books, book chapters, pamphlets, audiovisuals, dissertations, educational software, selected conference proceedings, standards of professional practice, nurse practice acts, critical paths, and research instruments. Includes selected original and full-text material: several state nursing journals and some newsletters, standards of practice, practice acts, government publications, research instruments, and patient education material. Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1982 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Engineering research abstracts database (online version of Engineering Index). Contains references and abstracts taken from over 5,000 engineering journals, conferences and technical reports. Coverage includes nuclear technology, bioengineering, transportation, chemical and process engineering, light and optical technology, agricultural engineering and food technology, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics and communications, control, civil, mechanical, materials, petroleum, aerospace and automotive engineering as well as narrower subtopics within all these and other major engineering fields.

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Vendor Name Elsevier

Coverage 1884 - present

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Some of your search results will provide direct links to the full-text of the article cited -- look for full-text icon
For electronic access to articles that do not contain a direct link, search the journal title in the E-Journals Database. To see if we own a paper copy of the publication, 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.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science.
Subject coverage:

  • Agriculture
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical engineering
  • Forestry
  • Biology
  • Environmental science
  • Soil science
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical medicine

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

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Official source for federal legislative information. Includes

  • House Floor This Week (upcoming measures)
  • House Floor Now (current legislative day)
  • Quick Search of Text of Bills (current Congress)
  • Bill Summary & Status (93rd Congress [1973] - present)
  • Bill Text (101st Congress [1989] - present)
  • Public Laws by Number (93rd Congress [1973] - present)
  • House & Senate Roll Call Votes (101st Congress [1989] - present)
  • Congressional Record Text (101st Congress [1989] - present)
  • Committee Reports (104th Congress - present)
  • Committee Home Pages

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Vendor Name Library of Congress / U.S. Congress

Coverage 1973 (93rd Congress) - present [coverage varies]

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Resource Types Government Publication 

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Presentation of the standard U.S. Government resource in an interactive interface that permits the creation of custom printouts and/or customized data subsets. This site offers selected data from the 14th edition (2007) (the full resource can be consulted in paper or on CD-ROM in the Young Library Ready Reference Collection (2nd floor, north wing) [call #: C 3.134/2:C 83/2/]

Historical County and City Data Books are available 1930s-1970s (courtesy of Duke University Libraries). Data for the 1944-1977 County and City Data Books come from the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) files 7735 and 7736, through which you can acquire the raw data files.

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Vendor Name U.S. Census Bureau

Coverage 1930 - present

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Government Publication,  Reference Tool,  Statistical Dataset 

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Full-text of manuals containing standards for scientific, lab-tested research and experimentation methods. UK Libraries' provides access to:

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Vendor Name Wiley InterScience

Coverage current

Update Frquency quarterly

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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Documentation and reporting system for ongoing and recently completed research and education projects in agriculture, food and nutrition, and forestry. Contains over 30,000 descriptions of current, publicly-supported research projects conducted or sponsored by USDA research agencies, state agricultural experiment stations, the state land-grant university system, other cooperating state institutions, and participants in a number of USDA-administered grant programs, including Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and National Research Initiative (NRI), and the programs administered by the Science and Education Resources Development (SERD) unit of the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES).

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Vendor Name U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Coverage most recent fiscal year

Update Frquency three times a year

Special Usage Notes

Reports are available for some of the grant projects listed in CRIS. Each record contains the following information that could prove useful in tracking down the report: Project number, accession number, agency, investigator and project title. Search for these reports in InfoKat. NTIS Database (National Technical Information Service) is a good place to check for evidence of availability of reports. Consult with reference staff in your library for additional ideas.

At the end of each report, publications related to the grant work are listed. Search for local holdings in InfoKat and in the E-Journals Database. Verification searches for reports and other publications can also be performed in WorldCat. Verified items that are not available locally can be requested by UK affiliates via Interlibrary Loan.

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Access to 417,149 full-text research theses from 541 universities sourced from 27 European countries (as of 09/2013). Provides researchers with a single European Portal for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia working together to improve global access to European research theses.

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Vendor Name DART-Europe

Update Frquency Daily

Special Usage Notes

Allows users to set up RSS feeds to see new additions.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Book(s) 

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Provides a compilation of statistical information covering American education from pre-kindergarten through graduate school. The Digest includes a selection of data from both government and private sources. Includes, for example, the number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, educational attainment, finances, federal funds for education, libraries, and international education. Supplemental information on population trends, attitudes on education, education characteristics of the labor force, government finances, and economic trends provides background for evaluating education data.

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Vendor Name National Center for Education Statistics

Coverage 1995 - present

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Government Publication,  Reference Tool,  Statistical Dataset 

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Current ecology research across a wide range of disciplines, reflecting recent advances in light of growing evidence regarding global environmental change and destruction. Focuses on how organisms of all kinds - microbes, plants and animals - interact with their environments and with other organisms. Included are references to relevant papers on evolutionary biology, economics and systems analysis as they relate to ecosystems or the environment.

Subject coverage:

  • Algae/lichens
  • Animals
  • Annelids
  • Aquatic ecosystems
  • Arachnids
  • Arid zones
  • Birds
  • Brackish water
  • Bryophytes/pteridophytes
  • Coastal ecosystems
  • Conifers
  • Conservation
  • Control
  • Crustaceans
  • Ecosystem studies
  • Fungi
  • Grasses
  • Grasslands
  • High altitude environments
  • Human ecology
  • Insects
  • Legumes
  • Mammals
  • Management
  • Microorganisms
  • Molluscs
  • Nematodes
  • Paleo-ecology
  • Plants
  • Pollution studies
  • Reptiles
  • River basins
  • Soil
  • Taiga/tundra
  • Terrestrial ecosystems
  • Vertebrates
  • Wetlands
  • Woodlands

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

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Indexed bibliography with selected abstracts of the world's economic literature, produced by the American Economic Association. Topics include including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics. Includes coverage of journals, articles in collective volumes (essays, proceedings, etc.), books, book reviews, dissertations, and working papers licensed from the Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics. Over 99% of the articles are in English or include English summaries. Generally, all articles from all publications are indexed, including notes, communications, comments, replies, rejoinders, etc. Articles lacking author identification or without economic content are omitted. Records include abstracts of books, journal articles, and working papers published by the Cambridge University Press. Limited to four concurrent users.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1969 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Journal Collection,  Key Database(s) 

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Monthly publication prepared by the Council of Economic Advisers for the Joint Economic Committee. Provides economic information on gross domestic product, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, Federal finance, and international statistics.

Economic Indicators back to 1948 are made available through FRASER, the Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research. FRASER is provided through a partnership between GPO and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. FRASER is not an official version of Economic Indicators and GPO can not guarantee the authenticity or completeness of the data.

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Vendor Name U.S. Department of Commerce

Coverage April 1995 - present

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Government Publication,  Statistical Dataset 

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Description:

Full-text access to electronically submitted theses and dissertations (ETDs) from the University of Kentucky. Note that this collection does not include access to all theses and dissertations from the University of Kentucky, but only those submitted electronically. The UK-ETD program began in June, 2000. For electronic access to the full-text of selected dissertations completed at the University of Kentucky, use ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Use InfoKat, the Libraries' online catalog, to find theses and dissertations in either paper or electronic format.

Please note: You can also browse by colleges and departments.

You may also want to search for ETDs through the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Browse/Search ETD Collections page.

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Vendor Name University of Kentucky UKnowledge

Coverage June 2000 - present

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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

Combined search of:

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1966 - present

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Description:

Indexes literature that covers insects, arachnids, myriapods, onychophorans and terrestrial isopods.

Subject coverage:

  • Systematics
  • Phylogeny, morphology and faunistics
  • Physiology, Anatomy and biochemistry
  • Reproduction and development
  • Ecology, behavior and biology
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Fossil forms and faunas

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1981 - present

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Index to world literature on all technological and engineering aspects of air, water and soil quality, environmental safety, sustainability and energy production.

Subjects include:

  • Agricultural equipment and methods
  • Arctic and tropical engineering
  • Coastal engineering
  • Environmental impact and protection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Heat exchangers
  • Hydroelectric power
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Mines and quarry equipment
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Pipes and pipelines
  • Sources and control of air pollution
  • Steam power
  • Thermoelectric energy
  • Tidal and wind power
  • Treatment of sewage and industrial wastes
  • Turbines
  • Water analysis and treatment techniques

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1990 - present (with some records back to 1973)

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Consists of two files: the Resources in Education (RIE) file of ERIC document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE) file of journal article citations from over 1,000 journals. Both files provide abstracts. In addition, ERIC now contains over 2,200 ERIC Digest records that feature the full-text of the original document. Also provides coverage of conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

ERIC is also available from EBSCOhost Web and the U.S. Department of Education (the latter freely available to all).

For other resources covering the Education literature, see the other education resources available through the library system.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1966 - present; full-text ERIC documents (EDRS document link) from 1993 - present

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Indexes worldwide literature for significant advances.

Subject coverage:

  • Molecular genetics
  • Chromosomes
  • Extrachromosomal genetics
  • Cell cycle
  • Chemical mutagenesis
  • Radiation genetics
  • Immunogenetics
  • Developmental genetics
  • Evolutionary genetics
  • Ecological genetics
  • Behavioral genetics
  • Theoretical and population genetics
  • Viral genetics
  • Bacterial genetics
  • Fungal genetics
  • Algal genetics
  • Plant genetics
  • Invertebrate genetics
  • Vertebrate genetics
  • Human genetics
  • Medical genetics

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

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American Geological Institute's geoscience database containing over 2.2 million citations, many with abstracts, of North America since 1785 and other areas of the world since 1933. Equivalent of four reference publications: Bibliography of North American Geology, Bibliography and Index of Geology Exclusive of North America, Geophysical Abstracts, and the Bibliography and Index of Geology. Additional items come from special bibliographies produced on request for state surveys or societies, and annual subject and author indexes.

Also includes GeoRef InProcess, which contains records of the American Geological Institute's geoscience database that have not yet been indexed completely. These records will be available in the GeoRef database once they are indexed fully. Limited to eight concurrent users.

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Vendor Name OvidSP

Coverage 1785 - present (North America); 1933 - present (rest of the world)

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Provides access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness,Prevention, and Vegetarian Times. This database also includes searchable full-text for more than 1,000 health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society. Also contains more than 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish); Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names; and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary. Covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, and women's health.

Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

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Indexes studies relating to aspects of immune systems in man and animals, both in normal functions and disorders, concentrating on basic science research and its clinical implications.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Journal evaluation resource.

JCR Science Edition contains data about more than 8,000 journals in science and technology.

JCR Social Sciences Edition contains data about more than 2,600 journals in the social sciences.

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Vendor Name Web of Science / Thomson Reuters

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Resource Types Statistical Dataset 

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Collection of catalogs, databases and full-text resources available to UK affiliates.
All Kentucky residents can access the majority of the resources available via this service--see your public library for access information.

Access Information Access restrictions - Contact a library service desk or Ask a librarian.

Vendor Name Kentucky Virtual Library

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Selected Academic Website 

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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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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1966 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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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. Coverage of over 4,800 journals includes publications from the U.S. and 70 other countries.

Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1950 - present

Update Frquency weekly

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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MedlinePlus is the consumer health website produced by the National Library of Medicine. It provides access to high quality and authoritative information on diseases, drugs, clinical trials, and other consumer health topics. It includes current news items, dictionaries, directories, interactive health tutorials, and encyclopedias.

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Vendor Name National Library of Medicine

Update Frquency continuously

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Covers findings and applications in agricultural, food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Major areas of coverage include fermentation, microbial degradation, food microbiology, microbial toxins, plant diseases, post-harvest decay, plant protection, forestry, soil microorganisms, mineral microbiology, protection of materials, hydrocarbons, microbial resistance, and antimicrobial agents. Online version of Microbiology Abstracts Section A: Industrial and Applied Microbiology.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Medically-oriented coverage in bacteriology with topics ranging from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals. Covers clinical findings as well as aspects of pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics. Pertinent information for environmentalists, medical and veterinary laboratory staff, agricultural researchers, cell biologists, geneticists, and toxicologists. Subject coverage includes aggressins and toxins, animal bacteriology, antibacterial agents, antibiosis, antibiotics, cell structure and function, culture, ecology and distribution, genetics and evolution, human bacteriology, identification, immunology, invertebrate bacteriology, methodology, microbial symbiosis, plasmids, predation, taxonomy, and typing.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Provides citations and abstracts for literature covering algae, fungi, protozoa, and lichens. Scope includes reproduction, growth, life cycles, biochemistry, genetics, and infection and immunity in man, other animals, and plants.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

Summaries and detailed monographs for drugs, herbal medicines, toxicological managements, reproductive risks, and acute/emergency care. Includes access to POISINDEX Toxicologic Substance Identification, IDENTIDEX  Imprint Code Identification, DRUGDEX Product Index, DRUG-REAX Interactive Drug Interactions, IV INDEX IV Compatibility, and The CareNotes System.

Please Note: Access restricted to computers located within the UK Medical Center.

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Vendor Name Thomson Healthcare

Special Usage Notes

Please Note:  Access restricted to computers located within the UK Medical Center.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Reference Tool 

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Description:

Provides indexing to U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information.

NTIS is the central source for the sale of unclassified and publicly available information from research reports, journal articles, data files, computer programs and audio visual products from Federal sources. Additionally, information is available from international government departments and other international organizations including those from Canada, Japan, the former Soviet Union, Western and Eastern European countries. Major areas of coverage include administration and management, aeronautics and aerodynamics, agriculture, behavior and society, business, chemistry, communications, computer sciences, education, energy, engineering, environmental sciences, health care, international trade, library and information sciences, materials sciences, mathematical sciences, medicine, military sciences, natural resources and earth sciences, nuclear science, physics, regulations, research administration, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. Produced by the National Technical Information Service.  Also see the NTIS Library (1990 - ): brief records, freely available.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1964 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication,  Key Database(s) 

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Provides access to databases and scores of E-Books. Individual entries for each database are available via the Electronic Resources search on the Libraries' website. These databases cover agriculture, biology, geology, pharmacy, philosophy, and mental measurements.

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Vendor Name OvidSP

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Collection of 2200+ plant sciences images, both graphics and photographs. Users may access, view, and print only (limited to the user's own personal use). Permission for all other use must be requested through editorialoffice@plantmanagementnetwork.org.

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Vendor Name Plant Management Network (PNM)

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Resource Types Image Collection 

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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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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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Description:

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.

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International journal and monograph indexing covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sports, disabled persons, facility design & management, intramural & school sports, doping, drugs, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, rehabilitation, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health & therapy, and public health. Includes dissertations and theses. The content also consists of international references from journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters, and conference proceedings.
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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1800 - present

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Indexing covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues.

Subject coverage:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Food, additives and contaminants
  • Agro-chemicals
  • Cosmetics, toiletries and household products
  • Industrial chemicals
  • Metals
  • Toxins and other natural substances
  • Social poisons and drug abuse
  • Polycyclic hydrocarbons
  • Nitrosamines and related compounds
  • Radiation and radioactive materials
  • Methodology
  • Legislation and recommended standards

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1981 - present

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Includes full-text of issued patents since 1976, full-page images since 1790, and published applications since March 15, 2001.

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Vendor Name U.S. Patent Office

Coverage 1790 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication,  Image Collection,  Key Database(s) 

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Bibliographic and publisher information on more than 300,000 periodicals: academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, and newsletters from around the world. Includes linked ISSN searches to InfoKat (UK Libraries' Catalog) and the E-Journals Database.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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Provides links to information from all levels of government: federal, state, local, tribal. Groups categories by topic and by audience. Lists many directories of government contacts. Reference Center gives abbreviations, calendars, forms, historical documents, laws, maps, and statistics.

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Vendor Name U.S. General Services Administration

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Resource Types Selected Academic Website 

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Documentation and reporting system for ongoing and recently completed research and education projects in agriculture, food and nutrition, and forestry. Contains over 30,000 descriptions of current, publicly-supported research projects conducted or sponsored by USDA research agencies, state agricultural experiment stations, the state land-grant university system, other cooperating state institutions, and participants in a number of USDA-administered grant programs, including Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and National Research Initiative (NRI), and the programs administered by the Science and Education Resources Development (SERD) unit of the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES).

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Vendor Name U.S. Department of Agriculture [USDA])

Coverage current fiscal year

Update Frquency three times a year

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Reports are available for some of the grant projects listed in CRIS. Each record contains the following information that could prove useful in tracking down the report: Project number, accession number, agency, investigator and project title. Search for these reports in InfoKat. NTIS Database (National Technical Information Service) is a good place to check for evidence of availability of reports. Consult with reference staff in your library for additional ideas.

At the end of each report, publications related to the grant work are listed. Search for local holdings in InfoKat and in the E-Journals Database. Verification searches for reports and other publications can also be performed in WorldCat. Verified items that are not available locally can be requested by UK affiliates via Interlibrary Loan.

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Provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal and government publications.

Subject coverage:

  • Groundwater
  • Lakes
  • Estuaries
  • Erosion and sedimentation
  • Water supply and conservation
  • Desalination
  • Water yield improvement
  • Water quantity management and control
  • Watershed protection
  • Water quality management

See also Water Resources of the United States, from the U.S. Geological Survey. Provides data, maps, and other resources. The latter two are freely available.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1967 - present

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Incorporates Wildlife Review Abstracts, Swiss Wildlife Information Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Reference Service's Wildlife Database, BIODOC, Waterfowl and Wetlands Database, the World Conservation Union publications database, the Natural and Cultural Heritage of Africa database and the Afro-Tropical Bird Information Retrieval database. Indexes the literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Major topic areas include studies of individual species, habitat types, hunting, economics, wildlife behavior, management techniques, diseases, eco-tourism, zoology, taxonomy. Produced by NISC.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

Coverage 1935 - present

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Provides summary information on the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 267 U.S.-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.

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Vendor Name Central Intelligence Agency

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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Indexes zoological literature, including in the areas of biochemistry, behavior, ecology evolution, and genetics. Over 5,000 international serials plus approximately 1,500 non-serial publications are covered, including professional journals, magazines, newsletters, monographs, books, reviews, and conference proceedings. Available through Web of Science.

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Vendor Name Web of Science / Thomson Reuters

Coverage 1978 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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