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Faculty/Staff Resources

Choice Reviews Online–The premier collection development tool for college faculty and librarians. It includes reviews of academic books, electronic media, and internet resources of interest to those in higher education. This online edition provides access to more than 115,000 Choice Reviews plus all the editorial content from Choice magazine including forthcoming titles, Outstanding Academic Titles, editorials and bibliographic essays.

Note: Access to this database is limited to three simultaneous campus users.


Chronicle of Higher Education–The Chronicle is one of the primary sources of information on higher education and includes news, feature articles, opinion pieces, and job listings. The online version includes both the weekly print edition plus daily news and advice columns, thousands of current job listings, an archive of previously published content, discussion forums, and career-building tools such as online CV management and salary databases.


Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts–Indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.


WorldCat–1.5 Billion items available in libraries worldwide.
Reference Resources

Britannica–Widely recognized as the ultimate reliable source for fast facts or deep research, Britannica also offers supplemental curriculum resources for language arts, science, social studies, and math, all accessible in the classroom, from the library, or at home.


Chicago Manual of Style–The Chicago Manual of Style Online is completely searchable and easy to use, providing quick answers to your style and editing questions. It incorporates popular Chicago Style Q&A. Your queries will return results, clearly distinguishable, from both the Manual and the Chicago Style Q&A. This resource provides convenient Tools, such as sample forms, letters, and style sheets.


CIA World Fact Book–The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.


Credo Reference–Credo Reference is a full-text online reference service. The collection includes over three million entries from hundreds of well-regarded titles from some of world’s best reference publishers. Credo’s collection is intelligently integrated with millions of cross-references and contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature. It also includes the Bridgeman Art Library Archive image database.


CultureGrams–“An insider’s perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and societies of the world’s people”. Recipes, national anthems, daily routines, and celebrations from around the world.

World Edition: Experience the cultures of 182 countries and territories in reports that include maps, statistics, a glossary, and in-depth information on 25 categories. Flags, symbols, nationals anthems, cultural practices, and recipes!

States Edition: Tour the 50 states and the District of Columbia with these reports, filled with facts, symbols, times lines, and more!


Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia–Has over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.


International Database (U.S. Census Bureau)–The International Data Base (IDB) offers a variety of demographic indicators for countries and areas of the world with a population of 5,000 or more. The IDB has provided access to demographic data for over 25 years to governments, academics, other organizations, and the public. It is funded by organizations that sponsor the research of the Census Bureau”s International Programs Center for Demographic and Economic Studies.


Literary Reference Center Plus–A broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRCP is a comprehensive database that combines information from over 11,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, images, audios, videos, study guides, and other unique literary content and sources not available anywhere else.


MasterFILE Premier–Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975.


Oxford English Dictionary–The premier lexicon for English etymology. Should we eschew obfuscation and sesquipedalianism? Look it up in the OED!


POPLINE–POPLINE®(POPulation information onLINE), the world’s largest database on reproductive health, containing citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. POPLINE is maintained by the K4Health Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Communication Programs and is funded by the United States Agency for International Development. (USAID).


Small Business Reference Center–Comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books.


World Health Organization–WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.


WorldCat–1.5 Billion items available in libraries worldwide.
General/Multidisciplinary

Academic Search Complete–Multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Includes searchable PDF content going back as far as 1887.


Academic Search Premier–Provides full text for nearly 4,600 scholarly publications, including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals.


Books In Print–Bowker’s Books In Print® database offers valuable information on more than 6 million U.S. book, audio book, and video titles, as well as another 10 million international titles, making it the industry’s largest bibliographic database.


Career & Technical Education–Designed for both students and instructors, ProQuest Career and Technical Education is an excellent source of vocational information for community colleges, two-year institutions, public libraries, and high schools offering technical courses. Overall, the database covers more than 400 publications.


ebrary–Online collection of authoritative and copyrighted books that provide access to the full-text of the publications. Through ebrary, users can browse and view documents, conduct full-text searches, highlight passages, make notes in the text and more.


EBSCO eBooks–With EBSCO’s extensive collection of eBook titles on EBSCOhost, users can search within a wide range of relevant eBooks using the powerful EBSCOhost search experience. With thousands of titles available across all major subject areas, users can access the full text of eBooks from their computer, or can download titles to popular portable devices.


EBSCO eBook Academic Collection–This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.

There are more than 130,000 eBooks in this package, including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, MIT Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Harvard University Press and many others. Additional academic publishers include Elsevier Ltd.; Ashgate Publishing Ltd; Taylor & Francis Ltd; Sage Publications, Ltd. and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Films on Demand–Provides access to more than 12,000 full-length videos and 175,000 video clips.


First Search–Provides citations from over 60 databases.


Hathi Trust Digital Library–Hathi Trust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than sixty partner institutions in Hathi Trust worldwide. This archive includes both serial and monograph publications from various times and in multiple languages. Some materials are available full-text and some materials, particularly those still protected by copyright, are not. Some titles not available in Hathi Trust may be available through other institutions or may be freely available elsewhere on the web.


Internet Archive–Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 150 billion archived web pages.


JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


Lexis Nexis Academic–Provides comprehensive full text of state and federal legal information, national and international news, medical and business news and information, polls, profiles and biographies. Includes Congressional Universe (Congressional Record, publications, legislative histories, committees).


NoveList–Novelist is an electronic readers’ advisory resource that assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. In includes 90,000 full text reviews, over 36,000 subject headings and a complete spectrum of searching options, including searching by title, by author or simply by describing pertinent plot details.


ProQuest–Multi-disciplinary research or any vocational/technical topic, including technology, healthcare, building trades, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, photography and nursing.


TOPICSearch–Full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.


VAST: Academic Video Online–Access to more than 20,000 full-length videos from a variety of disciplines.


WorldCat–1.5 Billion items available in libraries worldwide.
Streaming Media

Films on Demand–Provides access to more than 12,000 full-length videos and 175,000 video clips.


VAST: Academic Video Online–Access to more than 20,000 full-length videos from a variety of disciplines.
Newspapers/Current Events

Alt-Press Watch–Alt-PressWatch is a full text database comprised of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. Alternative newsweeklies, available in most cities, give readers alternative perspectives on politics, government, policy and culture; report on issues of government.


Career & Technical Education–Designed for both students and instructors, ProQuest Career and Technical Education is an excellent source of vocational information for community colleges, two-year institutions, public libraries, and high schools offering technical courses. Overall, the database covers more than 400 publications.


CIA World Fact Book–The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.


Internet Archive–Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 150 billion archived web pages.


Lexis Nexis Academic–Provides comprehensive full text of state and federal legal information, national and international news, medical and business news and information, polls, profiles and biographies. Includes Congressional Universe (Congressional Record, publications, legislative histories, committees).


New York Times–Current (1980+) New York Times searchable by title and page number.


Newspaper Source–Provides selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers.


ProQuest Newsstand–This database’s detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.


Regional Business News–Coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.


TOPICSearch–Full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.


Wall Street Journal–Full text business newspaper articles from 1984 – Current, part of the ProQuest database.
Art

Credo Reference–Credo Reference is a full-text online reference service. The collection includes over three million entries from hundreds of well-regarded titles from some of world’s best reference publishers. Credo’s collection is intelligently integrated with millions of cross-references and contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature. It also includes the Bridgeman Art Library Archive image database.


ProQuest–Multi-disciplinary research or any vocational/technical topic, including technology, healthcare, building trades, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, photography and nursing.
Biology

Agricola–Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 2.5 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.


Annual Reviews–Annual Reviews offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews of primary research literature in the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences. Coverage of significant developments is provided in volumes for 40 focused disciplines within those broad areas, including biochemistry, economics, marine science, medicine, nutrition, psychology, sociology, and more. Rutgers affiliates have access to the majority of the Annual Reviews titles.


BioOne–Full-text articles from more than 160 peer-reviewed bioscience research journals, mostly published by academic institutions and non-profit professional societies.


Academic Search Complete–Multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Includes searchable PDF content going back as far as 1887.


Directory of Open Access Journals–The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.


GreenFILE–Well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.


JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


MEDLINE–Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.


PLANTS Database–The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.


Science.gov–Science.gov is a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by 14 U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results. Science.gov brings together, through one interface, reliable resources selected by the respective agencies as important science information. Easy access options are provided through a search feature, a deep Web search feature for more detailed information, and a browse feature. Science.gov is the official USA.gov for Science Cross-Agency Portal.
Business Administration and Economics

Business Source Premier–Provides full text for nearly 3,800 scholarly business journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications.


EconLit–The American Economic Association’s electronic database is the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature. The database contains more than 1.1 million records from 1886-present. EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics.


Lexis Nexis Academic–Provides comprehensive full text of state and federal legal information, national and international news, medical and business news and information, polls, profiles and biographies. Includes Congressional Universe (Congressional Record, publications, legislative histories, committees).


New York Times–Current (1980+) New York Times searchable by title and page number.


ProQuest Newsstand–This database’s detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.


Regional Business News–Coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.


Small Business Reference Center–Comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books.


Wall Street Journal–Full text business newspaper articles from 1984 – Current, part of the ProQuest database.
Chemistry

American Chemical Society–Provides full-text articles from 40 scholarly chemistry journals.


Annual Reviews–Annual Reviews offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews of primary research literature in the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences. Coverage of significant developments is provided in volumes for 40 focused disciplines within those broad areas, including biochemistry, economics, marine science, medicine, nutrition, psychology, sociology, and more. Rutgers affiliates have access to the majority of the Annual Reviews titles.


Academic Search Complete–Multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Includes searchable PDF content going back as far as 1887.


Directory of Open Access Journals–The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.


MEDLINE–Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.


PubChem–PubChem, released in 2004, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It is a component of NIH’s Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative. PubChem is organized as three linked databases within the NCBI’s Entrez information retrieval system. These are PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay. PubChem also provides a fast chemical structure similarity search tool. More information about using each component database may be found using the links in the homepage.


Science.gov–Science.gov is a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by 14 U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results. Science.gov brings together, through one interface, reliable resources selected by the respective agencies as important science information. Easy access options are provided through a search feature, a deep Web search feature for more detailed information, and a browse feature. Science.gov is the official USA.gov for Science Cross-Agency Portal.


STN Easy–Email Library Liaison for Chemistry for more information or to set up an appointment.

Provides indexing to over 25 million records since 1907, including Chemical Abstracts, BIOSIS, and dozens of other databases for science and math.

Note: This database can only be used after 5pm!

Communications and Media Studies

Communication & Mass Media Complete–Provides articles in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 500 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 690 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 380 journals.

English/Honors Program/Women’s Studies

JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


Literary Reference Center Plus–A broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRCP is a comprehensive database that combines information from over 11,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, images, audios, videos, study guides, and other unique literary content and sources not available anywhere else.


MLA Directory of Periodicals–Offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography.


MLA International Bibliography–Is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.


Oxford English Dictionary–The premier lexicon for English etymology. Should we eschew obfuscation and sesquipedalianism? Look it up in the OED!
Education & Graduate Education

Education Source–Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. The extensive collection includes full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews.


ERIC–Contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.


JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


Mental Measurements Yearbook–A comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.


Professional Development Collection–Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.


Teacher Reference Center–Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Lesson Planning/Teacher Resources

K8 Science (K-8)–K8 Science utilizes state-of-the-art technology to provide instant access to reliable, up-to-date information and educational tools in life, physical, and earth/space sciences appropriate for grades K-8. Our goal is to present useful, accurate, and current content and materials that build upon and enhance the skills and knowledge of anyone who teaches science.


KET Encyclomedia (K-12)–KET EncycloMedia is open to anyone affiliated with a college or public school in KY, and contains three separate media
collections for educators: Discovery Education, KET Teachers’ Domain, and KET ED On Demand.

Discovery Education has almost 8500 full videos, 60, 000 segments, 21,000 images, 6oo songs and 175 audio clips. To register for Discovery Ed., you need the pass-code for your school. You can get the code from your library or you can visit http://www.ket.org/contact/education.htm to contact your KET Ed. Consultant.

KET Teachers’ Domain includes all the instructional and professional development resources produced by KET for Kentucky. Resources come with support materials and standards alignment. Registration is free and open to all.

KET ED On Demand has over one hundred series available to stream on demand. Neither password nor registration is necessary to use this resource but it is only available inside public schools.


Kids Search (K-8)–Kids Search is EBSCO’s interface designed for students in grades K through 8. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.


MAS Ultra-School Edition (secondary students)–Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 550 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating back as far as 1975 for key magazines.


Middle Search Plus (6-12)–Provides full text for more than 150 popular, magazines for middle school and high school research.


NoveList–Novelist is an electronic readers’ advisory resource that assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. In includes 90,000 full text reviews, over 36,000 subject headings and a complete spectrum of searching options, including searching by title, by author or simply by describing pertinent plot details.


PBS Teachers: Resources for the Classroom (K-12)–PBS Teachers is PBS’ national web destination for high-quality preK-12 educational resources. Here you’ll find classroom materials suitable for a wide range of subjects and grade levels. We provide thousands of lesson plans, teaching activities, on-demand video assets, and interactive games and simulations. These resources are correlated to state and national educational standards and are tied to PBS’ award-winning on-air and online programming like NOVA, Nature, Cyberchase, Between the Lions and more..


Primary Search (K-5)–Primary Search provides full text for more than 60 popular, magazines for elementary school research.


Searchasaurus (K-5)–This resource will help children and teachers by enabling them to search thousands of articles. It is designed specifically for the young researcher, contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for kids to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Includes more than 50 full text student reference books including Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, Full text for over 100 student pamphlets, Encyclopedia of Animal, Image Collection: 107,135 photos, maps and flags, The American Heritage, Children’s Dictionary by the Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.


Student Research Center (6-12)–Through the Student Research Center, users can easily pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included with their search. They can also search their databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.


Teaching History with Technology (6-12)–This website is parented by Ed Tech Teacher Inc., an educational technology professional development provider that also publishesTeaching English with Technology and the award-winning Best of History Web Sites. Although professional development opportunities are prominently displayed, the real jewels of the site are the extensive annotated links to free online resources. Each page offers the opportunity to choose a print format or to e-mail pages. The main categories are Lessons and Activities, Presentations and Multimedia, Discussions and Collaboration, Research and Writing, Assessment and Rubrics, and Mobile Technologies. Each of these areas includes an overview page with pedagogical comments and rationale as well as subpages with annotated hyperlinks to high-quality resources.

Each area has links to an overview of the topic and to pedagogical and content-specific resources such as textbook companion sites, teaching strategies, collaboration ideas, and research and assessment tips. Individual resources covering key content areas of US (including AP) and world history, civics, economics, and geography each have their own annotated resource list of links.

History

America: History & Life–Citations to books and journals covering the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. With over 496,000 bibliographic entries, this database indexes 2,000 journals published worldwide. Also includes Clio Notes (chronologies and summaries of significant events and themes in American history).


European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750–The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.


Historical Abstracts–Long recognized as the world’s premier historical bibliography, this is a guide to the history of the world from prehistory to the present (excluding the United States and Canada), featuring coverage of academic historical journals in over 40 languages since 1955.


Internet Archive–Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 150 billion archived web pages.


JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


Kentuckiana Digital Library–The Kentuckiana Digital Library is your gateway to rare and unique digitized collections housed in Kentucky archives. These digital collections are built to enhance scholarship, research and lifelong learning.


Lexis Nexis Academic–Provides comprehensive full text of state and federal legal information, national and international news, medical and business news and information, polls, profiles and biographies. Includes Congressional Universe (Congressional Record, publications, legislative histories, committees).


Making of America–Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
Kinesiology & Health Studies

CINAHL–The authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,960 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1981.


CINAHL with Full Text–Comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for nearly 600 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index – with no embargo. Full-text coverage dates back to 1981.


Consumer Health Complete–Covers areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs.


Health Source: Consumer Edition–Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition–This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.ontains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.


Lexi-PAL Drug Guide–The Lexi-PALS Drug Guide from EBSCOhost is a database of Patient Advisory Leaflets from Lexi-Comp. It contains over 1,450 medication and natural product pamphlets presented in an easy to follow and understand question-and-answer format.


MEDLINE–Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.


POPLINE–POPLINE®(POPulation information onLINE), the world’s largest database on reproductive health, containing citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. POPLINE is maintained by the K4Health Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Communication Programs and is funded by the United States Agency for International Development. (USAID).


ProQuest–Multi-disciplinary research or any vocational/technical topic, including technology, healthcare, building trades, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, photography and nursing.


SPORTDiscus–The world’s most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 490 journals. With more than 700,000 full-text articles dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports and sports medicine literature.


World Health Organization–WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science

Academic Search Complete–Multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Includes searchable PDF content going back as far as 1887.


Annual Reviews–Annual Reviews offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews of primary research literature in the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences. Coverage of significant developments is provided in volumes for 40 focused disciplines within those broad areas, including biochemistry, economics, marine science, medicine, nutrition, psychology, sociology, and more. Rutgers affiliates have access to the majority of the Annual Reviews titles.
Modern & Classical Languages & Culture

ARTFL (French)–Nearly 3,000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. The eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy.


CultureGrams–“An insider’s perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and societies of the world’s people”. Recipes, national anthems, daily routines, and celebrations from around the world.

World Edition: Experience the cultures of 182 countries and territories in reports that include maps, statistics, a glossary, and in-depth information on 25 categories. Flags, symbols, nationals anthems, cultural practices, and recipes!

States Edition: Tour the 50 states and the District of Columbia with these reports, filled with facts, symbols, times lines, and more!


Hathi Trust Digital Library–Hathi Trust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than sixty partner institutions in Hathi Trust worldwide. This archive includes both serial and monograph publications from various times and in multiple languages. Some materials are available full-text and some materials, particularly those still protected by copyright, are not. Some titles not available in Hathi Trust may be available through other institutions or may be freely available elsewhere on the web.


JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


Literary Reference Center Plus–A broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRCP is a comprehensive database that combines information from over 11,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, images, audios, videos, study guides, and other unique literary content and sources not available anywhere else.


MLA Directory of Periodicals–Offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography.


MLA International Bibliography–Is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.


CIA World Fact Book–The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Philosophy

JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


Philosopher’s Index–Provides citations from books and journals of philosophy and related fields dating from 1940 to the present.


Religion and Philosophy Collection–Coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Offers nearly 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.
Political Science

EconLit–The American Economic Association’s electronic database is the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature. The database contains more than 1.1 million records from 1886-present. EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics.


JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


Lexis Nexis Academic–Provides comprehensive full text of state and federal legal information, national and international news, medical and business news and information, polls, profiles and biographies. Includes Congressional Universe (Congressional Record, publications, legislative histories, committees).


Military and Government Collection–Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.


New York Times–Current (1980+) New York Times searchable by title and page number.


ProQuest Newsstand–This database’s detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.


Wall Street Journal–Full text business newspaper articles from 1984 – Current, part of the ProQuest database.
Psychology

Annual Reviews–Annual Reviews offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews of primary research literature in the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences. Coverage of significant developments is provided in volumes for 40 focused disciplines within those broad areas, including biochemistry, economics, marine science, medicine, nutrition, psychology, sociology, and more. Rutgers affiliates have access to the majority of the Annual Reviews titles.


JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


Making of America–Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.


Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection–A comprehensive database covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world’s largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for over 560 journals.


PsycArticles–PsycARTICLES®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to the present and nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.


PsycINFO–American Psychological Association’s (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 2.5 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the early 1800s. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,400 periodicals in more than 27 languages.
Religion

ATLA Religion & ATLA Serials–ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA’s online collection of major religion and theology journals. The ATLA Religion Database includes more than 555,000 article citations from more than 1,656 journals (518 currently indexed), more than 232,000 essay citations from over 16,700 multi-author works, and more than 511,000 book review citations. Full text is provided for more than 266,000 electronic articles and book reviews.


Making of America–Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.


Religion and Philosophy Collection–Coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Offers nearly 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.
Sociology

GreenFILE–Well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.


JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


Making of America–Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.


POPLINE–POPLINE®(POPulation information onLINE), the world’s largest database on reproductive health, containing citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. POPLINE is maintained by the K4Health Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Communication Programs and is funded by the United States Agency for International Development. (USAID).


Sociological Collection–Access to more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. Sociological Collection offers information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
Theatre

Academic Search Complete–Multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Includes searchable PDF content going back as far as 1887.


JSTOR–Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).


MLA International Bibliography–Is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations.