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Description:

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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Vendor Name McGraw-Hill Companies

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Image Collection,  Reference Tool,  Video 

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Description:

Provides 68 medical titles in medicine, updated content, images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools, and the ability to download content to a mobile device.

Contains information necessary for completing evaluations, diagnoses, and case management decisions, as well as for pursuing research, medical education, or self-assessment and board review.

Includes LANGE Basic Science and LANGE CURRENT Clinical Science Series.

Please note: License provides for up to six simultaneous users.

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Vendor Name McGraw-Hill Companies

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Resource Types E-Book(s) 

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Description:

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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ClinicalKey is a point-of-care clinical information service for physicians and other healthcare professionals. It provides access to a unique combination of medical reference books, medical journals, drug information, and practice guidelines. ClinicalKey helps health professionals locate and use clinical information quickly to answer questions and to keep current with changing healthcare issues.

Components include:

  • MDConsult
  • Procedures Consult
  • all Clinical Pharmacology drug monographs
  • all Medical and Surgical Clinics of North America
  • medical and surgical videos and images
  • 900+ electronic reference books
  • 500+ electronic journals

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Vendor Name Elsevier

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Book(s),  E-Journal Collection,  Image Collection,  Key Database(s),  Reference Tool,  Video 

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Full-text information on the effects of interventions in health care, made available via a collection of evidence-based medicine databases:

  • The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Cochrane Reviews)
  • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
  • The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL)
  • The Cochrane Database of Methodology Reviews (Methodology Reviews)
  • The Cochrane Methodology Register (Methodology Register)
  • Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA)
  • NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED)

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Vendor Name Wiley InterScience

Update Frquency quarterly

Special Usage Notes

Users may set up personal profile and save searches.
Search results are tagged: protocols icon = protocols; reviews icon = reviews.

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

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Description:

Covers all facets relating to the areas of dentistry including dental public health, endodontics, facial pain & surgery, odontology, oral & maxillofacial pathology/surgery/radiology, orthodontology, pediatric dentistry, periodontology, and prosthodontics.

Title list

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

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

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine

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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.

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

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:

Please note: You must set up a personal account on the site to use this product.

Nursing review program to aid students in preparing for the NCLEX-RN exam.  Features include multiple choice questions with detailed explanations, separate “test” and “study” modes, and detailed score reports meant to help assess strengths and weaknesses. Study areas include Safe and Effective Care Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Psychosocial Integrity, and Physiological Integrity. 

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Vendor Name Exam Master Online (EMO)

Special Usage Notes

Access is provided by personal ID and password.  A registration link is provided.

Printing is not allowed when using EMO. Technology will block browsers from being able to print, copy/paste, and utilize the print screen key.

Access to NCLEX-RN is limited to the following browsers: 

  • Internet Explorer 7 and later versions 
  • FireFox 3 and later versions

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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Description:

Procedures Consult is now an integral component of Elsevier's ClinicalKey.

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Vendor Name Elsevier ClinicalKey

Special Usage Notes

Procedures Consult is a companion product to ClinicalKey provided by Elsevier.

Resource Types Image Collection,  Reference Tool,  Video 

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Description:

Online portal featuring DSM-IV-TR and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of a collection of resources for patient diagnosis, treatment, research, professional development, and lifelong learning.

Resources include:

  • American Journal of Psychiatry
  • DSM-5
  • Handbook of Differential Diagnosis
  • Clinical Cases

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Vendor Name American Psychiatry Publishing, Inc.

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

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Description:

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

Also available through EBSCOhost Web (1840 - ).

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Vendor Name OvidSP

Coverage 1806 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key 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:

Cross-searchable healthcare reference that integrates core titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools for clinicians. (Maximum number of simultaneous users: 7.)

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Vendor Name Teton Data Systems

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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Description:

Attempt to bring together 'evidence-based' healthcare resources available on the Internet. It contains nearly 29,000 links from approximately 75 sources. The citations are obtained from peer-reviewed journals and 'eTextbooks.'

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Vendor Name TRIP

Coverage 1997 - present

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  E-Journal Collection,  Selected Academic Website 

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Description:

UpToDate is designed to provide concise answers to patient care questions that arise in daily practice. Subject-specialist physicians serve as authors and editors. Published research is reviewed and summarized, and specific recommendations are made for patient care. Content areas include Internal Medicine (with subspecialties), Family Practice, Pediatrics, plus Obstetrics and Gynecology.

UpToDate can currently be accessed from UK campus terminals by going to the company website via the link above.  Reading and accepting terms of the license agreement will display the main search screen.

Note:  Do not click the LOG IN link.  UpToDate is not accessible off-campus.

Access Information Restricted to on-campus access only. Contact a library service desk or Ask a librarian. if you have questions.

Vendor Name UpToDate

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Special Usage Notes

UpToDate introduces enhanced search features and a new user interface to improve search results and usability. Enhancements include:

  • Links to the sections and graphics within a topic that are most likely to answer your clinical question
  • Customizability allows you to collapse the search results to see more results per page
  • The topic outline continues to provide a comprehensive overview of all topic sections and graphics
  • Find in Topic now displays your search term immediately upon opening
  • Improved user interface facilitates navigation by grouping items together in sections in the header and footer.

Learn more about the enhanced search results and updated user interface by

Resource Types Key Database(s),  Reference Tool 

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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:

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

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

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Description:

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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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication,  Reference Tool 

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Description:

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.

Access Information Restricted to on-campus access only. Contact a library service desk or Ask a librarian. if you have questions.

Vendor Name Royal Society of Chemistry

Coverage 1980 - present

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Special Usage Notes

Many records include a link to Full Text link options, some of which will be available via library subscriptions. For full-text electronic access to items included in this resource that do not include full-text, search the journal or proceedings 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),  E-Journal Collection,  Reference Tool 

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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)

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Resource Types 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

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

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Description:

Provides search interface to the Cancer subset of PubMed (NLM), a freely-available medical literature database. For access to the version of PubMed that includes many full-text links, please use PubMed (University of Kentucky).

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Cancer Institute

Coverage 1966 - present

Special Usage Notes

Full-text of a variety of documents is available. For items not available in full-text, search the E-Journals Database (for journals, magazines and newspapers) or the online catalog, InfoKat (for papers copies of journals, books, government documents and reports), or consult with a reference librarian. For access to the version of PubMed that includes many full-text links, please use PubMed (University of Kentucky). 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) 

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Description:

Please Note: SciFinder is now available only on the web; the downloaded software on your computer will no longer work. Use SciFinder User Registration to register (using your UK email address only) for direct access; you must be on campus to register. Once you are registered, you can access SciFinder using the following link:

Direct to SciFinder Website

Chemical Abstracts (CA) includes extensive coverage of general chemistry and chemistry-related disciplines such as biochemistry, materials science, physical chemistry, pharmacy and chemical engineering. It indexes over 8,000 journals, patents worldwide, technical reports, conference proceedings, books, and dissertations, and contains over 16 million abstracts. In addition, it provides compound identification. The registry file contains more than 22 million substance records, including more than 16 million organic compounds and 3 million biosequences. In an average working day, CAS adds approximately 2,500 document records and 11,000 substance registrations.

SciFinder contains abstracts and structures. See the SciFinder Scholar website for additional information.

Please remember to run your searches in Reaxys. The two databases cover different time periods and are complementary. Neither one alone provides a complete chemical search.

One may search by:

  • Chemical Substance or Reaction: Explore chemical substances by chemical name, chemical structure, formulas, or CAS Registry Numbers.
  • Research Topic
  • Author Name
  • Specific Reference: Find literature by CA abstract number or patent number.

With SciFinder Scholar, you can also:

  • Get reactions, starting from structures of interest
  • Find specific CA journal or patent abstracts by entering the abstract or patent numbers
  • Refine your answer set by author name, document type, or publication year

Contact Jan Carver with any questions or problems.

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

Vendor Name CAS Scifinder Scholar

Coverage 1907 - present (plus c. 7,600 pre-1907 journal records)

Update Frquency daily

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

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Description:

Allows users to search structure and nomenclature authority files used for the identification of over 370,000 chemical substances. You may enter compound identifiers such as Chemical Name, CAS Registry Number, Molecular Formula, Classification Code, Locator Code, and Structure or Substructure. Searchable features include search and display by Toxicity indicators such as Median Lethal Dose (LD50), by Physical/Chemical Properties such as LogP, and by Molecular Weight. Structure searching and direct links to many biomedical resources for chemicals of interest are also available. If you do not need to perform structure searching, consider ChemIDPlus Lite to search by Name or CAS Registry Number.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine/Toxicology Data Network

Update Frquency Continuous

Special Usage Notes

Both versions of ChemIDplus are available through TOXNET.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication,  Reference Tool 

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Description:

Provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers, including information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Library of Medicine (NLM)

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Additional Information

Resource Types Government Publication,  Reference Tool,  Selected Academic Website 

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Description:

Focused on patient information needs. Covers health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.Topics include alternative treatments; beauty; children's health; conditions & diseases; environmental health; food, nutrition & exercise; medications; men's health; mental health; oral care; parenting; physical trauma; pregnancy; sexual health; smoking cessation; substance abuse; surgeries & procedures; women's health; and work life. Formats include evidence -based reports, encyclopedias and reference books, fact sheet and pamphlets, news sources, drug and herb information, alternative sources, images and diagrams and videos and animations.

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Vendor Name EBSCOhost

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

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Description:

Allows users to search, register and share information about randomised controlled trials.  Currently features the metaRegister of Controlled Trials (mRCT) and the Controlled Trials Links Register. Requires registration.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name BioMed Central

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

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Description:

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

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

Vendor Name Wiley InterScience

Coverage current

Update Frquency quarterly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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Description:

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition is the guidebook used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders.

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Vendor Name PsychiatryOnline.org

Coverage 5th edition

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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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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Please note: You can now search for E-Books by title in this db. If you don't find the title you want, please also check in InfoKat.

Title-by-title database of the journals available full-text in electronic form through University of Kentucky Libraries' subscriptions. The primary purpose of the E-Journals Database is to give you access to specific, known journal titles you are seeking. Searches of the tables of contents are often available at the parent site of the service hosting the E-Journals, and bibliographic searching is often available there, as well. The E-Journals Database is accessible from anywhere, but the full-text of most of the journals listed in the database is accessible either via campus computers or off-campus for UK faculty, students and staff who follow these off-campus access instructions.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name SFX

Special Usage Notes

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

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Description:

Please note: For download information, see the instructions below or the E-books at the University of Kentucky Libraries Guide.

Full-text electronic books (eBooks). Search over 45,000 eBooks, including publications from all of the major university presses. Many of the titles are reference books or computer books.  Subjects covered: Agriculture; Arts; Biology and Life Sciences; Business, Economics and Management; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth Sciences; Education; General Works and Reference; History: United States; History: World and General; Home Economics; Language and Linguistics; Law; Library Science and Publishing; Literature; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Networking and Telecommunications; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Religion; Science: General; Social Sciences: General; Sociology and Anthropology; Sports and Recreation; Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing; Travel and Geography. CHECKOUT PERIOD: 7 DAYS. (See notes for check-out and check-in processes.)

 Links to individual books in the eBook Collection are available through InfoKat, the library system's online catalog.

Please note:

Your EBSCOhost session will time out after 15 minutes of inactivity.

eBooks that are being viewed online can be “closed” and immediately made available to other users simply by clicking the Result List, New Search, Back, or Exit links in the eBook Viewer.

Limited printing is available; many books can also be downloaded (downloading requires registration and is limited by availability of the title). See the usage note below or eBooks Support for more information.

Checking in an Ebook

Downloaded eBooks can be checked-in before the end of the checkout period using Adobe Digital Editions.

Audiobooks cannot be checked-in before the end of the checkout period at this time. Audiobooks files can be transferred to various devices throughout the duration of the checkout period, and there is no way to ensure that the file is removed from these devices before it ends.

To check-in an eBook before the checkout period had expired (using Adobe Digital Editions):

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
  2. On the Library View screen of Adobe Digital Editions, hold your pointer over the eBook you would like to check-in and click the arrow in the top left corner.
  3. Click Return Borrowed Item.
  4. Click the Return button to confirm you would like to return the eBook.
  5. The eBook is checked in and removed from your Library View screen and is available to other patrons.

For users who have upgraded to Adobe Digital Editions 2.0

To check-in an eBook before the checkout period had expired:

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
  2. On the Bookshelfs screen of Adobe Digital Editions, right-click the cover of the eBook you would like to check-in and select Return Borrowed Item.
  3. Click the Return button to confirm you would like to return the eBook.
  4. The eBook is checked in and removed from your Bookshelves view screen and is available to other patrons.

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 EBSCOhost

Special Usage Notes

To check-out and download an eBook:

  1. Click the Download (Offline) link for the eBook you would like to download.

  2. Select the Checkout period (7 days) from the drop-down menu and click the Checkout & Download button.

    The eBook will be added to the Checkouts area of the folder. If you are not logged into your My EBSCOhost folder, you will be prompted to do so.

  3. How to View EBSCO eBooks on Your Computer through the Web-Based Interface
    • Download an EBSCO eBook title by clicking on the “Download” link on the search result page or from within the detailed record
    • Select your preferred checkout period and click “Checkout & Download”
    • eBook is downloaded and viewable via Adobe® Digital Editions* on your computer.

  4. How to Download EBSCO eBooks to Portable Devices
    • Download an eBook EBSCO title by clicking on the “Download” link on the search result page or from within the detailed record
    • Select your preferred checkout period and click “Checkout & Download”
    • Drag and drop the title icon to your portable device
    • Read your eBook on your portable device*

    *In order for a portable device to be used with EBSCO eBooks, it must be compatible with Adobe® Digital Editions. For example, see the iPad YouTube video instructions or the Android device bluefire instructions.


    See EBSCOhost's Download support page.

To "Close" an eBook so that it is available to others:

  • In the top right corner, use Exit OR
  • In the top left corner, use <<Back
  • In the top left corner, use New Search

Clicking "Detailed Record" or "Return to Search" if you are on the detailed record page does not actually close the book. If the book is left idle for 30 minutes, it will time out on its own, but using one of the above methods eliminates any delay for other users.

Checking in an Ebook

Downloaded eBooks can be checked-in before the end of the checkout period using Adobe Digital Editions.

Audiobooks cannot be checked-in before the end of the checkout period at this time. Audiobooks files can be transferred to various devices throughout the duration of the checkout period, and there is no way to ensure that the file is removed from these devices before it ends.

To check-in an eBook before the checkout period had expired (using Adobe Digital Editions):

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
  2. On the Library View screen of Adobe Digital Editions, hold your pointer over the eBook you would like to check-in and click the arrow in the top left corner.
  3. Click Return Borrowed Item.
  4. Click the Return button to confirm you would like to return the eBook.
  5. The eBook is checked in and removed from your Library View screen and is available to other patrons.

For users who have upgraded to Adobe Digital Editions 2.0

To check-in an eBook before the checkout period had expired:

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
  2. On the Bookshelfs screen of Adobe Digital Editions, right-click the cover of the eBook you would like to check-in and select Return Borrowed Item.
  3. Click the Return button to confirm you would like to return the eBook.
  4. The eBook is checked in and removed from your Bookshelves view screen and is available to other patrons.


-- Supported Devices --


See the Adobe Digital Editions FAQ for more information.

Downloading eBooks on EBSCOhost to iPad/Kindle Fire
eBooks on EBSCOhost are downloadable to both the iPad and Kindle Fire via the Bluefire app.

iPad users can download the Bluefire app from the iTunes app store—just search for "Bluefire reader." For details, watch this short video tutorial.
Kindle Fire users can download Bluefire Reader via the Bluefire Blog.
(Users with dedicated Kindle eBook readers may transfer chapters to those devices by saving them as PDF files.)

For more information about downloading eBooks, visit the EBSCOhost eBooks support site.

Note: You can also download eBooks from EBSCOhost mobile using the Bluefire app.



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

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


When a DjVu plug-in is required on any type of machine: The DjVu plug-in may be required. You can install that plug-in using the eBook link or use this alternative link on a personal machine; the DjVu plug-in is not supported on the Libraries' computers.


If a new PDF opens each time you turn the page of an eBook in the eBook viewer in EBSCOhost, this can be corrected by changing a setting in Adobe Reader. To ensure eBooks are displayed in the eBook viewer in the browser window:
 
1.    Launch Adobe Reader.
2.    Click the Edit menu in the toolbar at the top of Adobe Reader.
3.    Select Preferences from the drop-down list of options.
4.    Select Internet in the left-column of the resulting menu.
5.    Mark the check box Display PDF in browser.
6.    Click OK.

Resource Types E-Book(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

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.

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 EBSCOhost

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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.

Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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

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 EBSCOhost

Coverage 1966 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Some of your search results will provide links to the full-text of the journal article cited. For other electronic access to articles, 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.

For access to ERIC documents, use the Full Text from ERIC link (above the UK Full-Text Options button) or use the microfiche collection the the Education Library.

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

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Includes more than 1,100 monographs as well as more than 150 General Tests and Assays, providing procedures frequently cited in monographs, sometimes with acceptance criteria, in order to avoid repetition of this text. Additionally, offers a chapter with up-to-date relevant informational materials on method validation and various analytical techniques, reference tables and information on current Good Manufacturing Practices. Requires log-in (userid and password available at any of the Libraries' public service points).

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

Vendor Name United States Pharmacopeial Convention

Coverage 7th edition

Special Usage Notes

Disable pop-up blockers for full functionality.

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Available from ToxNet.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types Reference Tool,  Selected Academic Website 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

HSRPROJ provides access to ongoing grants and contracts in health services research funded by federal and private grants and contracts. -more-

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Update Frquency Continuously

Special Usage Notes

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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.

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 EBSCOhost

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on aspects of cultural and social life. Organized into cultures and ethnic groups. Full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.

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 Human Relations Area Files, Yale University

Update Frquency annual

Special Usage Notes

 

Resource Types E-Book(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Electronic version of the printed Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office (Index Catalogue), covering book and journal indexes.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Coverage 1896 - 1961

Special Usage Notes

More information

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Produced by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Reviews and presents pharmaceutical literature. Coverage includes clinical and technical drug information, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical education, and legal aspects of pharmacy and drugs. Scans over 750 journals published worldwide. All U.S. state pharmacy journals are included as well as most publications on cosmetics. In 1988, IPA began including abstracts of papers presented at ASHP's major meetings and now also includes presentation abstracts from the APhA and AACP annual meetings. Will soon begin adding abstracts of approved Masters and Doctor theses for degrees offered through schools of pharmacy. Limited to four concurrent users.

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 OvidSP

Coverage 1970 - present

Update Frquency quarterly

Special Usage Notes

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

Direct link to this resource information

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.

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 Web of Science / Thomson Reuters

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types Statistical Dataset 

Direct link to this resource information

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.

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 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 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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.

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 EBSCOhost

Coverage 1950 - present

Update Frquency weekly

Special Usage Notes

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

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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.

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 ProQuest

Coverage 1993 - present

Update Frquency weekly

Special Usage Notes

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

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Produced by the Buros Institute, contains full-text information about and reviews of English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. For each test, the database provides the name of the test author, publication information, scoring information, and the number of the Mental Measurements Yearbook in which the test was described originally. The full-text for each record includes an overview of the test, a description of the test materials and time needed, and one or more reviews of the test. Limited to four concurrent users.

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 OvidSP

Coverage 1st through the present

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Covers the literature of cloning and sequencing strategies as well as gene regulatory sequences and proteins, RNA processing and transport, RNA editing DNA biosynthesis, transcription factors and oncoproteins. Other coverage includes RNA - biosynthesis, virus and phage infections, effect of hormones, role as a messenger, use of antisense methodology (oligonucleotides and RNA), and more DNA - effects of radiation, antibiotics and other agents, biosynthesis, virus and phage infections, cloning and sequencing, mutagenesis, and enzymes - ribozymes, RNases, DNases, polymerases, phosphorylases, DNA unwinding enzymes, and methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase.

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 ProQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Provides nutrient breakdown for over 8,000 different foods. Searchable by food name and food groups. Choices include brand name products, cooking style and weight.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

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

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types Reference Tool,  Selected Academic Website 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Coverage of experimental and clinical literature focusing on mechanisms of oncogenes and growth factors. Major areas of coverage include, oncogenes, viral oncogenes, growth factors, tyrosine kinase activity, serine-threonine kinase activity, serine, and threonine kinases.

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 ProQuest

Coverage June 1989 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description: Database of human genes and genetic disorders developed by staff at Johns Hopkins and hosted on the Web on PubMed.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Center for Biotechnology Information

Special Usage Notes

 

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Reference Tool 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

This e-books aggregator provides University of Kentucky users access to a variety of primarily health science full-text books. For individual title access, see the Medical Center Library's E-Books page.

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 OVID

Special Usage Notes

 

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Provides access to eight 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, psychology, and zoology.

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 OvidSP

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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

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

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy (CEBP)

Coverage 1929 - present

Update Frquency Monthly

Special Usage Notes

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

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Contains the latest information about cancer treatment, screening, prevention, genetics, and supportive care, plus clinical trials.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Cancer Institute

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types Government Publication,  Reference Tool 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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

Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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 EBSCOhost

Coverage 1965 - present

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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

Also available via OvidSP.

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 EBSCOhost

Coverage 1840 - present

Update Frquency weekly

Special Usage Notes

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

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It is a component of NIH's Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative.

PubChem includes substance information, compound structures, and BioActivity data in three primary databases: Pcsubstance, Pccompound, and PCBioAssay.

The Substance/Compound database, where possible, provides links to bioassay descriptions, literature, references, and assay data points. The BioAssay database also includes links back to the Substance/Compound database. PubChem is integrated with Entrez , NCBI's primary search engine, and also provides compound neighboring, sub/superstructure, similarity structure, bioactivity data, and other searching features.

PubChem contains substance and bioassay information from a multitude of depositors.    -more-

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Center for Biotechnology Information

Special Usage Notes

 

Resource Types Government Publication,  Reference Tool 

Direct link to this resource information

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.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine / Entrez (MEDLINE)

Coverage 1950 - present

Special Usage Notes

 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.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine / Entrez

Coverage 1950 - present

Special Usage Notes

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

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

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

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in over 8,600 scholarly science and technical journals covering more than 150 disciplines. Available through Web of Science.

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 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) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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.
Please Note: Limited to four simultaneous users.

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 EBSCOhost

Coverage 1800 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

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

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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

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 ProQuest

Coverage 1981 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Series of databases that constitute the toxic releases files of ToxNet. Contains information on the annual estimated releases of toxic chemicals to the environment and is based upon data collected by the EPA. Covers air, water, land, and underground injection releases, as well as transfers to waste sites, and waste treatment methods and efficiency, as reported by industrial facilities around the United States. TRI also includes data related to source reduction and recycling.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine/Toxicology Data Network

Coverage 1987 - present (runs about 18 months behind)

Update Frquency annual

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types Government Publication,  Reference Tool,  Statistical Dataset 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Collection of online bibliographic information covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. It contains more than 3 million bibliographic citations, almost all with abstracts and/or indexing terms and CAS Registry Numbers. TOXLINE references are drawn from various sources grouped into two major parts: TOXLINE Core (covering much of the standard journal literature in toxicology) and TOXLINE Special (providing references from an assortment of specialized journals and other sources).

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Subject coverage:

  • Air pollution
  • Antidotes
  • Biological and adverse effects of drugs
  • Carcinogenesis via chemicals
  • Chemically-induced diseases
  • Environmental chemicals and pollutants
  • Food additives
  • Genotoxicity
  • Hazardous materials
  • Health and safety
  • Human and animal toxicity
  • Industrial and household chemicals
  • Mutagenicity
  • Pesticides and herbicides
  • Radioactive materials
  • Risk information

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 ProQuest

Coverage 1999 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

Toxnet is a cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas. Several databases contain factual information related to the toxicity and other hazards of chemicals. Many items are structured around chemical records. Document types include journal articles, monographs, technical reports, theses, letters, meeting abstracts, and papers and reports. Additional information

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name National Library of Medicine

Special Usage Notes

TOXNET Fact Sheets.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication 

Direct link to this resource information

Description:

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).

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

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

Coverage current 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.

Resource Types Government Publication 

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Description:

The public pharmacopeial standards, including standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements. Requires log-in (userid and password available at any of the Libraries' public service points).

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

Vendor Name United States Pharmacopeial Convention

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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Description:

Free database of nursing research abstracts, sponsored by the Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library of Sigma Theta Tau International. It is an online complement to traditional nursing literature databases.

Other features include:

  • Free registration
  • Abstracts from dozens of nursing conferences
  • Investigator-entered information on cutting edge research
  • Contact information for investigators and authors
  • Access to 6 free full-text articles a month on nursing topics
  • Access to free full-text articles from the current volume, first issues of Journal of Nursing Scholarship and Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing

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Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library

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Description:

Summarizes the findings in world literature on virology in humans, animals, and plants, with topics ranging from replication cycles to oncology. Major areas of coverage include Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; virus taxonomy and classification; methodology and tissue culture studies; physico-chemical properties, structure, and morphology; replication cycle; viral genetics, including virus reactivation; phage-host interactions, including lysogeny and transduction, immunology; antiviral agents; oncology; viral infections of humans; diseases associated with slow viruses; viral infections of animals; animal models and experimentally-induced viral infections; viral infections of invertebrates; viral infections of fungi and lower plants; and viral infections of higher plants.

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Vendor Name PRoQuest

Coverage 1982 - present

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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)

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

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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