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Gale Database

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection
Part of the British Library Newspapers collection, 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers is a full-text, fully searchable digital archive of nearly 1,270 newspapers and news pamphlets from the United Kingdom. Collected by the Reverend Charles Burney, this unique collection represents the largest single archive of 17th and 18th century news media available from the British Library. The original Burney volumes are now in a fragile condition and have been restricted from ordinary reading room use. Until now, the only access to this unprecedented collection has been through microfilm. This digital collection, made possible by a partnership between Gale and the British Library, puts these early newspapers into the hands of scholars and researchers and is an invaluable research tool for all disciplines. 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers totals nearly one million pages and includes:

  • British Journal
  • Daily Courant
  • Daily Gazetteer
  • Daily Post
  • Evening Post
  • General Advertiser
  • Lloyd's Evening Post and British Chronicle
  • London Chronicle London Evening Post
  • London Gazette
  • Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser
  • St. James' Chronicle or, British Evening Post
  • Whitehall Evening Post, or London Intelligencer
  • And hundreds of others
EbscoHost Academic Search Complete
the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,900 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,800 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,900 journals and a total of more than 12,000 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. KYVL
EbscoHost Abstracts in Social Gerontology
Abstracts in Social Gerontology includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 35,700 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journals of Gerontology Series, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Experimental Gerontology, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1990.
EbscoHost Agricola
Provides resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, food and nutrition, agricultural trade and marketing, rural information, and animal welfare. Materials date from 1979 to the present. No full-text online available. KYVL
Proquest Alt-Press Watch (APW)
A full text database containing newspapers, magazines and journal of the alternative and independent press. KYVL
EbscoHost America: History and Life
Indexes scholarly articles on all aspects of the history of America from colonization (1493) to present.  Can be searched by specific criteria, such as subject, author, keyword, etc., or by period, such as "The Civil War" or "The Industrial Revolution."
  American Chemical Society Search
Search American Chemical Society Titles for full-text content.
  American Memory
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
Proquest American Periodicals Series Online (Colonial to early 20th century)
This unique and valuable collection contains digitized page images from American magazines and journals that originated between 1741, when Andrew Bradford's American Magazine and Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine were launched, and 1900. Derived from the acclaimed American Periodicals Series microform collection, APS features over 1,500 periodicals spanning nearly 200 years — from colonial times to the advent of American involvement in World War II. Titles range from America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository, to popular magazines like Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal. American Periodicals Series Online (APS) chronicles the development of America across 200 years.
AnthroSource is the premier online portal serving the research, teaching and practicing needs of anthropologists. An online service of AAA, AnthroSource offers members access to more than 100 years of anthropological knowledge.
EbscoHost Applied Science & Technology Full Text
Indexes leading publications in English; emphasis on technology, including bio-applications in agricultural technology, the food and food industry; Periodical coverage includes trade and industrial publications, journals issued by professional and technical societies, as well as special issues such as buyers' guides, directories, and conference proceedings.
EbscoHost Art Full Text
Art Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Indexing coverage begins 1984; abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. The abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles. Full-text coverage begins in 1997.
  Art Resource
Requires registration (free).This digital library contains over 250,000 keyword-searchable fine art images of painting, sculpture, architecture and the minor arts from most of the world’s major museums, monuments, and commercial archives. The scope ranges from prehistoric times to the present. They carry the works of almost every major museum in Europe, and function as the official rights and permissions representative for many institutions in the United States and abroad.
EbscoHost Art Source
This database features full-text articles—as well as detailed indexing and abstracts—for an array of journals, books, podcasts and more. International in scope, Art Source includes periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch and is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.
Science pre-prints and working papers; click search after “Subject search and browse” first to open up keyword search areas. All full text. Especially strong in computer science, math and physics.
EbscoHost Biography Reference Bank
Coverage of some 195,000 names, from antiquity through today. Provides Wilson profiles and articles from a wide range of periodicals and biographies from select reference sources in the field. Biographies searchable by name, profession, title, race/ethnicity, titles of works, dates or birth and death, and keyword. Includes images. KYVL
  Biological Abstracts/BIOSIS Previews
Find the data you need to prepare research projects, grant proposals and follow trends in the life sciences. BIOSIS Previews combines journal content from Biological Abstracts® with supplemental, non-journal coverage from Biological Abstracts/RRM® (Reports, Reviews, Meetings). Specialized indexing helps you discover more accurate, context-sensitive results.
Wilson Web Biological & Agricultural Index Plus
Indexes and abstracts leading publications in agriculture, biology, forestry, and ecology, including Agribusiness and economics. Full text available on most articles.
  BioMed Central
BioMed Central (BMC) serves as a free publishing repository for original peer reviewed research in biology and medicine. Articles submitted to BMC are reviewed by at least two external experts and authors retain copyright of their work. Accepted articles are published simultaneously on BMC, PubMed Central and submitted for indexing in PubMed.
  Bridgeman Art Library
Requires registration (free). One of the largest art image providers world-wide. This online art image collection offers over 100,000 art images from major international museums, galleries and auction houses.
EbscoHost Business Source Complete
the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full-text content. Business Source Complete exceeds all other databases available in terms of its premium content of peer-reviewed, business related journals. Included as part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database are indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886. KYVL
Citations and abstracts of journal articles, meeting papers, research reports covering all aspects of experimental and clinical cancer therapy, chemical, viral, and other agents that cause cancer, and the biochemistry, immunology, physiology of cancer.
Proquest Career and Technical Education
Designed for both students and instructors, an excellent source of vocational information for community colleges, two-year institutions, associate degree institutions, public libraries, and high schools offering technical courses. KYVL
EbscoHost Child Development & Adolescent Studies
Child Development & Adolescent Studies(tm) is today's source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. This database includes all of the issues of Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography from 1927 - 2001 previously published by the Society for Research in Child Development, plus new coverage on child rights and welfare issues. KYVL
  Choral Public Domain Library
CPDL is one of the world's largest free sheet music sites. Find scores, texts, translations, and information about composers.
EbscoHost CINAHL full text
World's most comprehensive source of full text articles for nursing & allied health, providing full text for 580 journals, and indexing for an additional 2000 professional publications. KYVL
  CIRRIE Database of International Rehabilitation Research
"Contains over 25,000 citations of international rehabilitation research published between 1990 and the present. . . . The CIRRIE Database includes only published materials that concern research conducted outside of the United States" (description from home page).
EbscoHost Cochrane Collection Online - Cochrane Controlled Trials Register
A bibliographic database of over 350,000 references to controlled trials in health care.
EbscoHost Cochrane Collection Online - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
Full-text of detailed, structured, evidence-based reviews from hundreds of studies on topics from various medical specialties.
EbscoHost Cochrane Collection Online - Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness
Provides access to selected systematic reviews on the effectiveness of clinical interventions and policies from databases such as MEDLINE and through manual review of the primary literature.
EbscoHost Communication & Mass Media Complete
Cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals in communication and mass media.
Consumer Health Complete Consumer Health Complete
The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. KYVL
Credo Reference Credo Reference
This database provides a complete reference collection from over 50 publishers, powered by a network of cross-references that cut across topics, titles and publishers to provide answers - and new connections - in context.
EbscoHost Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text(tm) is the full-text counterpart of Criminal Justice Abstracts(tm), formerly a SAGE database. This resource includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text's coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world.
Since its inception in May 2009, has created a groundswell of change in the government and in the applications developer community. We're constantly adding new data from across the Federal Government, we're enhancing the website, and people are talking about it. Here you can explore's newest datasets, tools and features. You'll also find the latest news on and — learn how is supporting the principles of Open Government: transparency, participation and collaboration.
Gale Database Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
Biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world's most influential literary figures.
EbscoHost Ebsco eBook Collection
EBSCO offers more than 60 electronic book collections from some of the world’s most renowned STM publishing houses, including Springer, Taylor & Francis and Wiley InterScience®.
On-line Economics working papers, journal articles and software; many full text accessible.
EbscoHost Education Research Complete:
The definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,200 journals, and includes full text for nearly 500 books and monographs.
EbscoHost Education Source
A bibliographic and full text database developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO Publishing and H.W. Wilson, and includes many unique sources that were never previously available. Designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers, Education Source is the largest and most complete collection of full text journals in education research. The extensive collection includes full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over four million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests.
Grolier Online Encyclopedia Americana
Includes 45,000 articles contributed by over 6,500 specialists in their respective disciplines, covering all academic fields and curriculum topics. KYVL
  Encyclopedia of Associations
The only comprehensive source for detailed information on nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Every entry offers a wealth of valuable data, typically including the organization's complete name, address and phone number together with the primary official's name and title; fax number, when available; founding date, purpose, activities and dues; national and international conferences; and more.
  Energy Citations Database
Comprehensive scientific database from the DOE’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information; 1948-present with full text. The title is a little misleading; strong in most areas of science.
A molecular sequence retrieval system developed at the National Center for Biotechnology Information that provides integrated access to both nucleotide and protein sequence records and Medline citations.
EbscoHost ERIC (EBSCOhost)
Provides full text of more than 2,200 ERIC Digest documents along with references for additional information in education.  Also includes citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals. KYVL
EbscoHost Family Studies Abstracts
Family Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
The index contains more than 53,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Family Studies, Journal of Marriage & Family, Family Relations, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1979.
EbscoHost Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
Includes all information available in the print version of the Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia. KYVL
Gale Database Gale Directory Library
Authoritative directories on companies, publishers, associations and more.
Gale Database Gale Virtual Reference Library
Electronic reference books from Gale and other publishers. Researchers can instantly access thousands of eBooks on virtually any subject.
EbscoHost GeoRef
A comprehensive geoscience database, produced by the American Geological Institute, containing over 2.2 million records covering subjects such as mineralogy and crystallography, general mineralogy, mineralogy of silicates, and mineralogy of non-silicates. The records include journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, and theses.
  Global Edge
Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University (IBC), globalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities. Partially funded by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI B grant, globalEDGE™ is your source for global business knowledge.
  Google News Archive
ews archive search provides an easy way to search and explore historical archives. In addition to helping you search, News archive search can automatically create timelines which show selected results from relevant time periods.
  Google Scholar
Google's index of professional publications. Recommended highly as an adjunct to library resources, and for research needs after graduation, in a work environment. Especially strong in the sciences & technology. NOTE: ON CAMPUS USE will include Journal Finderand access to MSU copies of the articles.
EbscoHost GreenFILE
Draws on publications in agriculture, education, law, health and technology; focuses on the positive and negative ways humans impact their environment. KYVL
Gale Database GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
New online resource that offers authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability and more. Includes issue, organization and country portals.
Grolier Online Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Online version of the Academic American Encyclopedia, containing thousands of new and expanded articles, extensive cross-references via hyperlink, bibliographies and links to other sources of information on the Web. KYVL
  GROVE's (Oxford Music Online)
GROVE's (Oxford Music Online) is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (2002), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users. Both of these sources are included in subscriptions to Grove Music Online.
Gale Database Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, information on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, prescription drugs, herbal remedies and alternative or complementary treatments, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer and health assessment sites as well as government databases
EbscoHost Health Source: Consumer Edition
health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. KYVL
EbscoHost Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
provides more than 900 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.
EbscoHost Health Technology Assessments
Provides details of completed and ongoing studies about healthcare interventions; the aim of the database is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of healthcare. Good for students looking at policy in healthcare.
EbscoHost Historical Abstracts
1450 present; indexes the world's periodical literature in history and the related social sciences and humanities; print version available in the Reference Room.
EbscoHost Human Resources Abstracts
Human Resources Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to human resources, including human resources management, employee assistance, organizational behavior, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
The index contains more than 102,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Human Resources, Personnel Psychology, and Work & Occupations. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1975.
  IBDB (Internet Broadway Database)
The official database for Broadway theatre information. IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today. Details include pertinent people involved as well as interesting facts and production statistics.
  IEEE Xplore Digital Library
The IEEE Xplore® digital library provides access to IEEE journals, transactions, letters, magazines and conference proceedings, IET journals and conference proceedings, IEEE Standards and IEEE educational courses.
  IMDB (Internet Movie Database)
Provides detailed information for movies in theaters, on video or DVD, and forthcoming, as well as television movies and series. Awards and Reviews lists reviews from authoritative sources such as the New York Times. Movie information includes directors, producers, actors, plot summaries, character names, soundtracks, release dates, box office grosses, awards information, and much more.
  IMSLP (International Music Score Library Project)
Approx. 17,000 public domain music scores and over 10,000 works. Browse scores by composer name, time period, genre, or instrument. Click on "PDF file" to print.
InformeDesign transforms research into an easy-to-read, easy-to-use format for architects, graphic designers, housing specialists, interior designers, landscape architects, urban designers and planners, and the public.
  In the First Person: An Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Other Personal Narratives
An in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. It provides a keyword search of more than “700,000 pages of full-text by more than 18,000 individuals from all walks of life. It also contains pointers to some 4,300 audio and video files and 30,000 bibliographic records.
This is a full-text archive of key academic journals in the following areas: African American Studies, African Studies, anthropology, archeology, Asian Studies, botany, ecology, economics, education, finance, general science, geography, history, language and literature, Latin American Studies, Middle East Studies, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population studies, Slavic studies, sociology, and statistics. Being an archive, it does NOT have the current issues of these journals. There is a “lag time” of 2-5 years. It does have the entire backfile of the journals it includes.
  Kentuckiana Digital Library
Provides provides guidance and instruction for Kentucky libraries, archives, historical societies and museums on applying appropriate technologies used in the production of digital library resources.
LexisNexis Academic Universe LexisNexis Academic Universe
The flagship database from Lexis/Nexis with full-text to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Primarily news and professional publications; limited scholarly journals.
EbscoHost Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (free)
Indexes more than 690 periodicals, 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. KYVL
EbscoHost Library Literature & Information Science
Indexes and abstracts library journals, books, conference proceedings, library school theses, pamphlets, and book reviews. Full text available for most.
Gale Database Literary Criticism Online
Gale takes the study of literature, history and culture to the next level with its most extensive curated compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. Only this collection brings together 10 of the most acclaimed literary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres.
EbscoHost Literary Reference Center (Ebsco)
A full text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, and literary journals. Includes plot summaries, author biographies, book reviews, poems, short stories, as well as journal articles.
Gale Database Literary Resource Center (Gale - LRC)
The world's most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database. Uniquely relevant to today's curriculum, the resource's rich critical, biographical and contextual materials support interdisciplinary approaches.
  Market Share Reporter
Presenting comparative business statistics in a clear, straightforward manner, Market Share Reporter affords an immediate overview of companies, products and services and cites original sources. A convenient arrangement by four-digit SIC code helps business decision makers and researchers easily access needed data for more than 2,000 entries. Each entry features a descriptive title; data and market description; a list of producers/ products along with their market share; and more..
EbscoHost MAS Ultra - School Edition
Comprehensive general reference database designed for high school and junior college libraries. KYVL
EbscoHost MasterFILE Premier
Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,950 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. KYVL
From the American Mathematical Society, this comprehensive database covers international mathematical literature of the past 61 years. Provides Web access to signed reviews and bibliographic data from Mathematical Reviews (updated monthly) and Current Mathematical Publications (updated daily). Features 5 different focused search tools, including Author, Journal, and Mathematics Subject Classification.
  Mediamark Research and Intelligence: MRI+
*note if you are first time user you must register using your Murray State email address.
MRI+ consolidates, in one convenient place, many of the databases used to evaluate magazines or seeking directory and editorial information. Top-line data from the Survey of the American Consumer, advertising expenditures, and basic audience data.
EbscoHost MEDLINE (EBSCOhost)
Corresponds to the print Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index. Contains a small percentage of articles linked to full text elsewhere. KYVL
  Mergent Archives
an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. The database contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries. Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy to navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs.
Mergent Online Mergent Online
Delivers a comprehensive suite of authoritative financial information with the accuracy, timeliness and transparency required in today’s marketplace. Its innovative, intuitive user interface will satisfy the most demanding research needs. Rely on the quality and breadth of Mergent and its suite of global business and financial data products to leverage your research with the information that you have come to trust.

Mergent/Moody Digital Manuals (Mergent WebReports)
Included in the Manual Set:

Digital Corporate Manuals

Digital Municipal & Government Manuals

Mergent WebReports is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy to navigate and reliable system.

EbscoHost Middle Search Plus
Database designed for middle school students. KYVL
EbscoHost Military and Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites.
EbscoHost MLA Directory of Periodicals
The MLA Directory of Periodicals contains information on over 6,000 journals and book series that fall within the scope of the MLA International Bibliography.
EbscoHost MLA International Bibliography
On-line version of the Modern Language Association Bibliography; searchable by author, title, keyword, literary period, language, etc., indexed resources from 1963 to the present. Linked to full-text on-line available.
  Music Index
Subject and author / composer guide to music literature from 1979-present, including book reviews, obituaries, news and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry.
Naxos Music Library Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library is the World’s largest Classical music listening service designed for students, instructors and patrons of public and academic libraries, as well as players and executives of orchestras. Our collection of over 310,000 tracks of music is continually growing, not only from our own label but from other leading independent labels. Our collection is benchmarked against the development suggestions outlined in the Music Library Association’s A Basic Music Library. NML has simple and advanced searching, common (non-proprietary) software requirements, and extensive background information such as complete liner notes.
Grolier Online New Book of Knowledge
An authoritative, age-appropriate research and learning resource with two learning environments, eight curriculum-aligned databases and over 500,000 links to academically-relevant articles, Web sites and periodicals. Intended primarily for elementary and middle-school students; also excellent for English language learners. KYVL
  New York Times Archive
From the New York Times. Full text from either 1851-1922 OR from 1987-present. Citation info. and brief preview only for years 1923-1986. Use the drop down box under the title to limit your search from either 1851-1980, or from 1981 to present. After entering a basic search, the Advanced Search function appears next to the Search button; use this to limit by specific year, month, and day.
EbscoHost Newspaper Source
Provides selected full text coverage for more than 240 newspapers and other sources. This collection includes cover-to-cover full text for USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor and The Times (London) as well as selected full text from more than regional newspapers, international papers, news wire services and TV/Radio transcripts. Generally one year's coverage only. KYVL
  NHS Economic Evaluation Database (Nursing)
NHS EED contains 24,000 abstracts of health economics papers including over 7,000 quality assessed economic evaluations. The database aims to assist decision-makers by systematically identifying and describing economic evaluations, appraising their quality and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses.
  Notable Kentucky African Americans Database
The Notable Kentucky African Americans (NKAA) was originally a website with a series of individual web pages listing approximately 200 biographical entries on African Americans in and from the state of Kentucky. The site went live in September 2003. It consisted of one entry for each person arranged under the profession or activity in which they were notable, with references to sources of additional information.
EbscoHost NoveList
Online readers' advisory service. This database helps users locate fiction books topically, by author, or by age/reading level. Perfect for teachers working in children's literature. KYVL
Gale Database Nursing and Allied Health Collection
Including more than 1000 journal titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both nursing professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
Gale Database Nursing Resource Center
Nursing Resource Center is a comprehensive resource that nurses, students, and instructors trust to deliver quality results because it was designed to match the “Nursing Process”. Whether preparing students for clinical exams, providing homework help, or NCLEX-RN test prep Nursing Resource Center is a care provider’s must have.
OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster includes more than 25 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,100 contributors.
  OneLook Dictionary
Look up a word or term in an Internet dictionary or glossary. Free search access to a frequently updated database of words, terms, names, and acronyms.
Gale Database Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
  Oxford English Dictionary Online
The OED is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium -- the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million English words, both present and past.
  Oxford Music Online (GROVE’s)
Oxford Music Online (GROVE’s) is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (2002), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users. Both of these sources are included in subscriptions to Grove Music Online.
EbscoHost Peace Research Abstracts
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
The index contains more than 267,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Journal of Refugee Law, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, including coverage dating back to 1964.
  Policy Archive
PolicyArchive is an innovative, new digital archive of global, non-partisan public policy research. It makes use of the power, efficiency, and economy of modern Internet technology to collect and disseminate summaries and full texts, videos, reports, briefs, and multimedia material of think tank, university, government, and foundation-funded policy research. It offers a subject index, an internal search engine, useful abstracts, email notifications of newly added research, and will soon expand to offer information on researchers and funders, and even user-generated publication reviews. Over time, it will grow to include policy content from international and corporate organizations.
Gale Database Powerspeak Languages
Powerspeak Languages provides users with the ability to learn, apply and enjoy a new language quickly and more proficiently using a variety of proven methods that engage all types of learners.
EbscoHost Primary Search
Database designed for elementary school students. KYVL
EbscoHost Professional Development Collection
Provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers.
Proquest ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full-text Database
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses — Full text is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. PQDT — Full Text includes 2.7 million searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with 1.2 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. 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 strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. More than 70,000 new full text dissertations and theses are added to the database each year through dissertations publishing partnerships with 700 leading academic institutions worldwide and collaborative retrospective digitization of dissertations through UMI's Digital Archiving and Access Program. Full Text dissertations are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be native PDF, some PDF image.
  Psychiatry Online
A powerful web-based portal that features DSM-IV-TR®—the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world—and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of an unsurpassed collection of psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., the most trusted and respected name in psychiatric publishing.
EbscoHost Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Provides 500 full text titles which include topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. This can be searched independently, but also allows users to conveniently link to full text articles from citations within the PsycINFO database. KYVL
EbscoHost PsycINFO
Provides indexing and abstracts for over one million articles in 1,700 journals from over 50 countries. This database, provided by the American Psychological Association, also includes abstracts for dissertations, books and book chapters ranging in date from 1887 to the present. KYVL
EbscoHost Public Administration Abstracts
Public Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
The index contains more than 93,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Public Economics, Public Administration, Public Administration Review, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1974.
PubMed Central PubMed Central
This is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
EbscoHost Race Relations Abstracts
Race Relations Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
The index contains more than 49,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Race & Class, Ethnic & Racial Studies, Journal of Social Issues, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1975.
EbscoHost Regional Business News
A collection of full-text newswires that incorporates news information from all over the world, covering business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. The most recent 30 days only; updated daily. KYVL
EbscoHost Religion and Philosophy Collection
Comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Includes nearly 300 full text journals. KYVL
EbscoHost Research Starters - Sociology
Research Starters(tm) - Sociology provides students with a solid foundation for their research and assignments, as well as overview information on topics relevant to their studies. Comprehensive summaries of discipline-specific topics help students to grasp the broad outlines of a subject, realize its real world applications, critically engage it, and locate sources for advanced research. Articles average 3,000 words, providing concise yet more in-depth content than most textbook or encyclopedia entries. KYVL
  Registry of Nursing Research
Free database of nursing research abstracts (with some full text). Check the catalog or eJournals to see if UC has the full text articles for the abstracts you find. The Virginia Henderson International Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International sponsors this important online complement to traditional nursing databases. Features include: free registration; abstracts from dozens of nursing conferences; investigator-entered information on cutting edge research and more.
  S&P NetAdvantage
Includes: Detailed descriptions of companies, industries, and mutual funds.Company information includes a description of the company, stocks & bond issues, earnings estimates, dividend and split history and more. The Industry Surveys cover industry trends, forecasts, major players and market share data, key ratios, and statistics. Select the Industries tab to get a selection of the international industry surveys. Screening tools for companies, stocks and bonds are available. A User Guide is available.
Includes the following publications:
  • Bond Report
  • Company Profiles
  • Industry Surveys - 9 years from 1999 and continuing (at least to 10 years)
  • Register of Corporations, Directors & Executives
  • Stock Reports
  • CreditWeek - 2 years & continuing
  • Global Industry Surveys
ScienceDirect is the world’s leading full-text scientific database offering articles/chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 10,000 books. There are currently more than 9.5 million articles/chapters, a content base that is growing at a rate of almost 0.5 million additions per year.

A research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more!

The most comprehensive science-specific search engine available on the Internet, linking to more than 167 million indexed scientific pages and documents. With Scirus you can search through a variety of sources, such as Medline, ScienceDirect, BioMedCentral, preprint servers, patents and web sites relevant for your research.
Small Business Reference Center Small Business Reference Center
Provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books. KYVL
  Social Psychology Network
One of the largest Internet sites devoted to psychological research and teaching. In these pages, you'll find more than 15,000 links related to psychology.
  Social Sciences Research Network
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.
EbscoHost Social Work Abstracts
Social Work Abstracts offers extensive coverage of more than 900 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the database provides indexing and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems. Researchers seeking scholarly and professional perspectives on subjects such as therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health, civil and legal rights, and more will find Social Work Abstracts to be an indispensable resource.KYVL
EbscoHost Social Work Abstracts
Social Work Abstracts offers extensive coverage of more than 900 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the database provides indexing and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems. Researchers seeking scholarly and professional perspectives on subjects such as therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health, civil and legal rights, and more will find Social Work Abstracts to be an indispensable resource.KYVL
EbscoHost SocINDEX with Full Text
SocINDEX(tm) with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study. The database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers.KYVL
EbscoHost Sociological Collection
Comprehensive database with nearly 500 full text titles on all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. Index can be searched independently, but also allows users to conveniently link to some full text from citations within the Sociological Abstracts database. KYVL
Gale Database Something About the Author Online
Examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.
EbscoHost SPORTDiscus with Full Text
SPORTDiscus™ is the most comprehensive, bibliographic database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, intramural & school sport, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, sport & exercise psychology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health & therapy, public health and more.
  Springer Link
SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals, books, protocols, eReferences, and book series published by Springer. SpringerLink currently offers 2,769 fully peer-reviewed journals and 53,829 books online.
EbscoHost Teacher Reference Center
Available FREE to any K-12 library. TRC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 periodicals with an emphasis in professional development and best practices. KYVL
THOMAS was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. Since that time THOMAS has expanded the scope of its offerings to include bills, resolutions, congressional records, schedules, calendars, committee information, presidential nominations, treaties, and more.
Gale Database Times Digital Archive 1785-2006
The Times (London) is the world's oldest continuously published newspaper. Readers — world leaders and the general public — have consistently turned to The Times for its in‐depth news coverage, parliamentary reports and comment, editorial opinion and unique view of history from the major reporters and editors of the period. The Times Digital Archive, 1785–2006 allows users to search and view online this award‐winning newspaper in its original published context.
EbscoHost TopicSearch
Official information and services from the U.S. government with a rich treasure of online information, services, and resources. KYVL
Ulrich's Ulrich’s Periodical Directory is the authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information on more than 300,000 periodicals of all types — academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world. And, it's easy to use!
EbscoHost Urban Studies Abstracts
Urban Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 51,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Urban Affairs Review, Urban studies, Journal of Urban Affairs, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1973. KYVL
Official information and services from the U.S. government. Whatever you want or need from the U.S. government, it's here on You'll find a rich treasure of online information, services, and resources.
EbscoHost Violence & Abuse Abstracts
Violence & Abuse Abstracts(tm) includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
The index contains more than 21,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Child Maltreatment, Trauma, Violence & Abuse, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1995.
Web of Science Web of Science
Access to multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,700 research journals in the sciences;  limited to journals from 2002-present.  Includes access to Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
OCLC WorldCat
A world catalog of thousands of libraries worldwide, including books, manuscripts, computer data files, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films and slides, sound recordings, and videotapes. The Murray State catalog is included. Interlibrary loan requests may be made directly from the database. Over 50,000,000 records added since 1971. KYVL
OCLC WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat. NOTE: Dissertations & Theses are difficult to receive through interlibrary loan. Using this database helps in that process.
  World Factbook (CIA World Factbook)
US government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, and so on.
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