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William T. Young Library

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Electronic Resources for William T. Young Library

 

 

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.

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 1887 - present

Update Frquency daily

Special Usage Notes

This database provides  some direct access to the full-text of the article cited. For other electronic access options, use the UK Full-Text Options button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in the InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.

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

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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.

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 1886 (selected titles) - present

Update Frquency daily

Special Usage Notes

This database provides some direct access to the full-text of the article cited. For other electronic access options, use the UK Full-Text Options button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in the InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.

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

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Description:

As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress, PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. It also includes PQDT UK & Ireland content.

 Contributions are added each year from 700 leading academic institutions worldwide, along with collaborative retrospective digitization of dissertations. Full-text dissertations are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be native PDF, some PDF image.

 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. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDTGlobal provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses.

Subject coverage

  • Business and Economics
  • Medical Sciences
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Agriculture
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts
  • Humanities

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). And Electronic Theses and Dissertation Portals lists several other access points from around the world.

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

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 1861 - present; abstracts since 1980; theses abstracts since 1988; citations from 1637

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 the InfoKat Discovery Library 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 Discovery.

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 Global in InfoKat Discovery. 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:

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. E-Journals A-Z 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 Ex Libris

Special Usage Notes

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

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

Most databases in EBSCOhost provide some direct access to the full-text of the article cited. For other electronic access options, use the  UK Full-Text Options button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in the InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

InfoKat Discovery allows you to quickly search multiple library resources simultaneously.

InfoKat Discovery searches the majority of UK resources, including books, journal articles, dissertations, government documents, archives and special collections, images, maps, videos, music and open access content.

InfoKat Discovery does NOT include all of the journal articles available through our databases.

If you are doing very specialized searching or wish to limit your search to a particular database, you can select the database of your choice using the UK Libraries' Databases search.

You can search for specific electronic journals in the E-Journals A-Z.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name University of Kentucky Libraries

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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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.

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 E-Journals A-Z. To see if we own a paper copy of the publication, search in InfoKat Discovery. 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,  Government Publication,  Key Database(s),  Newspaper 

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Description:

Contains references to language and literature commentary in books and articles on modern languages and literatures, linguistics, and folklore. Coverage includes publications in over 60 languages.

Also includes dictionaries, catalogs, handbooks, bibliographies, indexes, other reference works, published working papers, conference papers, conference proceedings, dissertations, handbooks, anthologies for teaching, syllabi, textbooks, and curriculum guides. Subject coverage includes:

  • Literature: from all over the world, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America
  • Folklore: folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems
  • Language and linguistics: the study of languages from any historical period, including history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, syntax and translation
  • Literary theory and criticism
  • Dramatic arts: film, radio, television and theatre
  • History of printing and publishing
  • Teaching of language, literature, rhetoric and composition at college level (from 1998 onwards)

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 1926 - present

Update Frquency 9 times a year

Special Usage Notes

Some of your search results will provide links to the full-text of the article cited. For citations that do not provide direct links, use the  UK Full-Text Options button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the InfoKat Discovery. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.

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

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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.

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

This database provides some direct access to the full-text of the article cited. For other electronic access options, use the UK Full-Text Options button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in the InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.

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

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Description:

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

See also: Quick Start: Statistical Insight.

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

Special Usage Notes

In some cases the statistical data is not provided via Statistical Insight. Search for the item containing the data in InfoKat Discovery. If the source of the data is a periodical, you may also be able to retrieve it via the E-Journals A-Z.

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

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Description:

Includes

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Vendor Name Web of Science / Clarivate Analytics

Coverage 1900 - present

Special Usage Notes

For electronic access options, use the UK Full-Text Options  button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in InfoKat Discovery. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.

Please note: If you get a blank results screen and are using older Internet Explorer versions, 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:

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.

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 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+UK+for+this+item Search UK for this item

to search for the item you are viewing automatically (this search uses ISSN or ISBN numbers). If the search does not find the item by this search method, you can double-check the InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog using a different search (e.g., a title search). You may also search the periodical titles in E-Journals A-Z to see if we have access to an electronic copy.

You can use


Search InfoKat InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog @ UK search box
to perform searches in the UK Libraries' InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog to see where the libraries house the item.

If we do not own or provide access to the item, consult the link:

  • Libraries worldwide that own item

or request your 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 WorldCat database goes to the main campus service; please use the Medical Center Library's ILLiad service to make your request.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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