Covers more than 200 years and is the single largest collection of English news from these centuries, including English provincial, Irish, Scottish, and a few papers from the British colonies.
Features full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life among other subjects.
Contains full text content from publications of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and some regional geological surveys. This online subscription is provided through the AAPG Foundation Digital Products Fund, by an endowment established by Kansas alumni William L. Fisher, M.S. 1958, Ph.D. 1961, and Marilee B. Fisher, B.S. 1958.
Digital access to the periodical collections of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), considered to be the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.
Contains specifications, test methods, and provisional standards commonly used in the construction of highway facilities.
Contains editorially-reviewed abstracts of the international literature of conservation and heritage management.
Provides abstracts of articles on business and management from U.S. and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines, and regional business publications. This also includes access to ABI/INFORM Dateline, Global, Trade & Industry, and Archive.
Contains full-text peer reviewed journal articles as well as newspapers, blogs, wire services, and general interest periodicals from across all academic disciplines.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.
Contains a very large collection of the Alexander Street Press streaming video, including topics in history, art, international studies, dance, theater, and more.
Features thousands of U.S. and global news sources, including wire services, popular magazines, newspapers, and much more.
Engineering handbooks and reference materials from McGraw-Hill.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Engineering.
This curricular resource for pharmacy education includes curriculum topics, organ systems, textbooks, drug monographs, lab tests, calculators, videos, case studies, and more. Mobile access requires a personal profile username and password.
Includes more than 5500 high quality books in the humanities and social sciences, covering a broad spectrum of subjects.
Contains bibliographic information, abstracts, reviews, and full-text for articles published in ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) periodicals and proceedings.
Provides online full-text access to journals published by the American Chemical Society contained in two databases: ACS Web Editions and ACS Journal Archives.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the KU Medical Center.
Search the full text of publications of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) from 1997 to the present.
One of the most important current bibliographies for the study of Africa. Its geographical scope is continent-wide, listing monographs, articles, and chapters within edited works. Its subject scope is principally in the social and environmental studies, development studies, the humanities and the arts. The medical, biological and natural sciences are only selectively covered. It lists resources published in English, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, Kiswahili, Spanish, and Afrikaans.
Includes a collection of 50 separate databases that provide extensive coverage documenting research and publication by and about Africa and Africans. Contains news sources, scholarly articles, monographs, research reports, theses, and grey literature. For a listing of the databases included in each of these modules, as well as searching tips, see the LibGuide Africa-Wide Information (formerly, Africa-Wide NIPAD).
A free online source that includes two databases: African Women Bibliographic Database and Africana Periodical Literature Bibliographic Database. The former has citations for English language articles, monographs, conference papers, theses, etc. published since 1986. The latter provides access to nearly 50,000 English language citations to articles published in 450 journals since the mid-19th century.
A diverse range of primary source material focusing on race relations across social, political, cultural and religious arenas.
Search the full text of thirteen African American newspapers with coverage from 1827 to 1909.
Search the full text of over 270 African American newspapers with coverage from 1827 to 1998. Provides access to primary sources for researchers across African and African American studies; political science; ethnic studies; diaspora studies; women's studies; and cultural, literary and social history
Features more than 170 periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, bulletins, newsletters, annual reports, and other genres.
African Development Indicators (ADI) is the most detailed collection of data on Africa, containing over 1,600 indicators, covering 53 African countries and spanning the period 1961 to 2008. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators. For additional World Bank resources, please click here.
Includes online access to the content of over 430 journals published in 35 African countries. These journals cover the full range of academic disciplines, with strong sections on medicine and health, agriculture, pure and applied sciences, environmental studies, and over two dozen interdisciplinary journals pertaining to African studies generally. Includes journals published primarily in English and French. User authentication with user name and password are required to enter the site.
Includes citations to material acquired by the National Agricultural Library and cooperating institutions and is the most comprehensive source of bibliographic information covering U.S. agricultural and life sciences.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.
This aggregated database provides access to all of KU’s Alexander Street Press collections. Video, audio, and text covering a wide variety of subject matters are included. In addition to contemporary sources, this database contains significant amounts of primary sources.
Reproduces in electronic format the 14 volumes of the All-Russia Population Census--the first census in the Russian Federation--which took place on October 9-16, 2002. Census data and text are available in both Russian and in English translations.
Provides easy access to the latest news from and about Africa, with over 700 news stories posted daily for all areas of the African continent. Also available is a 400,000-item searchable archive dating 1997 to the present. Coverage includes the contents of 127 currently published African newspapers, as well as news feeds from 330 additional African and international news organizations. AllAfrica.com is generally considered to be the best source for current news on Africa.
Indexes the last twenty years of North America's alternative press, with citations drawn from alternative, radical, and leftist publications.
Indexes the alternative press in North America, with citations from alternative, radical, and leftist publications. Coverage is from 1969 to 1990.
Search for and watch over 700 educational streaming vidoes, including all 37 of the BBC Shakespeare plays.
Indexes and abstracts the world's scholarly literature in the history of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present.
Over two hundred Kansas newspapers from 1854 to 1981. Among those included are titles from the Sunflower State that are part of African American Newspapers, 1827-1998. This collection provides access to some years of the Emporia Gazette.
Covers North American scholarship on East-Central Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union. Contains bibliographic records for journal articles, books and book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, online resources, and selected government publications.
Presents a collection of American Civil War letters, diaries, memoirs and biographies written between 1855 and 1875, including material that was previously unpublished. Covers the military, social, economic, and political aspects of the war.
American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965 - Contains thousands of reports commissioned by companies such as Philip Morris, Chrysler, Exxon and CBS on consumer goods ranging from tobacco and broadcasting to cars and hotels. Features the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst and market research pioneer.
Trade Catalogues and the American Home, 1850-1950 - Advertisements reflecting one hundred years of changing commercial tastes and consumer trends, attitudes towards race, the family and domestic sphere, and advancements in technology. Includes trade catalogues, cards and marketing ephemera.
This freely accessible database indexes thousands of theses and dissertations by American universities from 1902 to the present and provides links to full text where available.
Covers three centuries of rare and modern dramatic works that together have formed the internationally recognized voice that is American theater. More than 1,500 plays are available, from over 500 playwrights.
This collection contains commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries covering all aspects of American history.
Search sources from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library dating from the 1500s through the 1990s. Materials range from maps to manuscripts to newspapers and cover all of North America.
American Indian Newspapers - Publications of a range of communities, with an extensive list of periodicals produced in the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, from 1828 to 2016.
Access scholarly biographies of deceased Americans of significant historical importance.
Digitized images of the pages of over 1,100 American magazines and journals published from 1741 through 1940.
Contains the full text of over 450 US prison newspapers, including the Angolite and San Quentin News.
Archive of television and radio broadcasts, periodicals, newspapers, and government documents related to every aspect of the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Covers foreign reactions to America’s racial struggles in the mid-20th century, including segregation, race riots, arts and literature, Brown v. Board of Education, the Civil Rights Movement, the Black Panthers, Martin Luther King, Jr. and more.
Search or browse U.S. congressional materials originating from 1789 and covering through 1838, including 1st Congress, 1st Session through 25th Congress, 2nd Session.
This digital collection of primary sources from the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library contains over 300 manuscripts, broadsides, maps, and rare printed works. Material in the collection ranges from 1722 to 1939, with the majority covering 1830 to 1839.
Corresponds to the printed L'Annee Philologique, the international critical and analytical bibliography of ancient Greek and Latin languages and literatures and classical studies. This electronic version covers from 1928-2015.
Due to budget constraints and an increase in cost of more than 300% from the publisher, the KU Libraries can no longer afford to provide access to the complete Annual Reviews Collection, therefore the Libraries will only provide access to these titles effective January 1, 2018. These titles can be accessed by searching the library catalog by journal title.
A combination of the Anthropological Index Online and Anthropological Literature, this resource indexes bibliographic materials covering the fields of anthropology, archeology, and related disciplines.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries, Kansas State University Libraries, and Wichita State University.
Search the publications of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), including articles, books, and newsletters.
Over 2000 titles are included in the Chinese ebooks and eReference databases. The introductory guide with the Viewer information can be accessed from the main page top right corner "Help" link.
Traces the rise of apartheid from a global perspective, its effects on South Africa and the world, the defiance and revolutions that weakened it and its eventual collapse.
Indexing and abstracts from 1983 to the present for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications.
Chronicles the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1917-1970. This resource contains primary source documents that chronicle the politics, wars, administration and diplomacy surrounding the Palestine Mandate and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
A directory that describes collections of primary source material housed in thousands of repositories across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.
Detailed archival collection descriptions concerning historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and other archival materials.
Contains primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world with content from newsletters, organisational papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of records that sheds light on the gay rights movement, activism, and the HIV/AIDS crisis.
Contains indexing and abstracting dating from 1984 for more than 600 periodicals and 13,000 dissertations on the subjects of art, architecture, urban planning, and design. Journals are primarily but not exclusively English-language. The full-text articles are from over 300 journals dating from 1995. It also indexes nearly 200,000 art reproductions that appear as illustrations for articles or advertisements. When combined with Art Index Retrospective coverage extends to 1929.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.
Art History Research net (AHRnet) consists of five databases: Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR), Arts + Architecture ProFILES, Review, Research Sources No.1: British & Irish Architecture and Decorative and Applied Arts 1850s to the 1930s, and Research Sources No.2: THE POSTER. Design Abstracts Retrospective is an ongoing abstracting and indexing service that aims to cover many of the most important design and applied arts journals published during the twentieth century. Arts + Architecture ProFILES is a dictionary of modern designers, artists and architects whose work is discussed in the journals covered by DAR. ReVIEW is an ongoing project to digitize many of the most important decorative and fine arts journals published in Europe and the USA during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Research Sources No.1 provides access to digitized publications covering Contemporary British and Irish decorative, applied arts, and architecture from 1860-1930. Research Sources No.2: THE POSTER contains extensive information on poster design, including a number of digitized books on the subject from the 1890s-1920s.
Art Index Retrospective provides citation indexing of fine art, decorative art, and commercial art journals, yearbooks and museum publications from 1929-1984. Uses English-language searching to cover periodicals published in English, French, Italian, German, Dutch, and Swedish.
Citations and abstracts for 20th and 21st century art and artists plus photography since its invention in 1839; covers journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews; coverage from 1974.
Consists of nearly 2000 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 equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. Genres include novels, verse, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy.
The online version of Arts and Humanities Citation Index has been incorporated into the Web of Science database.
Provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Available features include: searching, browsing, and organizing images, adding images, presenting images, and integrating with courseware. For detailed information about content and usage, see ARTstor Help and Tutorials. For professor account details, contact email@example.com.
You will need to register and create a personal account on the ARTStor site.
Collection of electronic pre-prints, and e-print service, in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science and computer science.
Asahi Shinbun Cross-Search (Asahi News Database), provided by Asahi Newspaper, is a succeeding version of Kikuzo II Visual for Libraries. This is the largest newspaper article database in Japan, allowing uses to simultaneously search 16 million newspaper articles and advertisements from 1879 to present. Those articles published since 1985 are available for full-text searching. Also this database contains weekly magazines published by the newspaper company, Aera and Shūkan Asahi, Asahi Graph (1923-1956) and the historical photo archive, which contains approximately 10,000 photographic records mostly taken in Asia during WWII.
Indexes the large body of technical literature and journals published by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
This database includes over 250 plays by Asian Americans, starting in the 19th century. It also includes biographical, production, and theatrical information for each play.
Information on over 270,000 artists; information varies in depth, but may include biographical, book, and periodical references, auction records, museums that own artwork, and images.
The ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Digital Collection indexes the Society's technical literature and the full text of the ASME Transaction Journals from 2000 to the present and ASME Conference Proceedings from 2008 to the present.
Access over 180 years of the photographs, sound bites, and graphics from the archives of the Associated Press.
News Features & Internal Communication: The news features, dating from 1940, include news analysis, human interest stories, and entertainment and sports reporting.
Bureau Collection: This collection offers access to records from the AP's Atlanta, Austin, Birmingham, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh bureaus, dating from 1931 to 2004.
European Bureaus Collection provides records from 1952 to 2000 (date spans vary by country)
Washington, D.C. Bureaus Collection: Washington D.C Bureau provides access to records covering the years 1915-1930, 1952-2009.
Provides access to active ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) Standards, and the ASTM Digital Library, which includes full-text access to symposia and special technical publications.
Indexes religious studies periodicals, essays in multi-author works, reviews in religion, research in ministry, and includes the Methodist Reviews Index.
Search the full text of the South's largest African American newspaper.
Started during reconstruction, this paper provides insights on the growth of the “New South” and the emergence of Atlanta as a commercial and cultural hub, as well as an important city in the Civil Rights Movement.
Indexing and abstracts for journal articles on architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, interior design, landscape architecture, and historic preservation. Indexing for 284 current journals and 3,075 retrospective journals. Coverage from the 1930s to the present with selective coverage dating back to the 1740s.
UDB-EUR includes 10 active newspapers from the Baltics (4), Belarus (3), Moldova (1), and Ukraine (2), and the archives of eight other papers that have either ceased or were suspended. Most Newspapers are in Russian. "The Baltic Times", which covers all three Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) is the only English-language newspaper in the database. The newspaper from Tallin is in Estonian, and one of the newspapers from Ukraine is in Ukrainian.
The full text of Baltimore's African American newspaper from 1893 to 2010.
Covers all subjects on the humanities and the social sciences pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia. BAS includes citations to Western-language periodical articles, monographs, chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, and Festschriften, etc. dating back as far back as 1791.
The Royal Historical Society's online bibliography provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British empire and commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present.
"The Bibliography of Slavic Linguistics Online brings together the details of substantial number of unique publications, carefully selected, classified, cross-referenced and indexed by professional bibliographers."
Indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealers' catalogs, and periodical articles. Also includes the contents of two predecessor art indexes: Répertoire d'art et d'archéolgie (1973-1989) and International Repertory of the Literature of Art (1975-1989).
Bijutsu shinpō (1902-1920) is an indispensable art periodical, published contemporary Japanese art. The periodical also provides news and trends of Western and Eastern art, including painting, sculpture, crafts and calligraphy.
Search the collection of 12 major natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions organized to digitize, serve, and preserve the legacy literature of biodiversity.
Indexes more than 12.7 million biographical sketches in more than 3,400 volumes and editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.
Contains a collection of bibliographic references for life science and biomedical research literature, covering peer-reviewed article abstracts from more than 4,300 U.S. and international journals. Coverage from 1926-2015.
Contains the full texts of various research journals focused on the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
Created from the renowned holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia, Includes personal narratives, autobiographies, histories, expedition reports, military reports, novels, essays, poems and musical compositions from black authors from the Americas, Europe, and Africa.
Consists of personal papers of African Americans and records of civil rights organizations. Among the collections are: Papers of the Revolutionary Action Movement (RAM); Mary McLeod Bethune Papers; Records of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (NACWC); Records of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Bayard Rustin Papers; Claude A. Barnett Papers.
Arranged by era and topic, this free website contains important documents in African-American history, with the earliest from 1790. Unlike other primary source collections, these are arranged by topic, making it very easy to use. Topics range from slavery, individuals, laws and legislation, and organizations. Although not comprehensive, this is an excellent starting point. Developed with input from Black history scholars and advisors, this resource is freely available on the web and to libraries for anyone studying U.S. Black history.
Access over 82,000 pages and an estimated 11,000 works of short fiction produced by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora from the earliest times to the present.
This platform provides access to the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Black Studies Center Periodicals, The Chicago Defender, and the Black Literature Index (1827-1940). Materials are both historic and contemporary and covers Africa, the United States, and Caribbean.
Access over 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major African American leaders, teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers and other figures covering 250 years of history.
This resource contains literature and essays related to feminism by black women writers from the United States, Caribbean, and over 20 African countries.
Bloom's Literature includes critical essays, author biographies, interviews, and profiles, as well as character analyses. More than 1,000 poetry and classic works of literature are available in full-text. There are essays on how to write papers, full-length videos of classic stage performances, and film adaptations of literary works. There is also an extensive database on Shakespeare and his works.
Provides coverage and integrated searching of the following encyclopedias and multiple reference tools: Encyclopaedia Britannica; Britannica Student Encyclopedia; Britannica Internet Guide; Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary; Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus; and World Atlas. It also includes access to the Spanish Britannica Moderna, a Spanish language encyclopedia for high school students and adults, as well as, Britannica Escolar a Spanish reference tool for elementary school students.
Print edition ceased in 2010.
An App for your iPad or Android tablet that lets you download and browse scholarly journals using your KU Online ID and password.
Browse scholarly journals in a virtual library. Brings all the benefits mobile users enjoy to the web based environment, extending access to desktop and laptop devices. Highlights include expanded data sources, abstracts, ILL Integration, EndNote Integration, transformative URLs, and ability to create and share reading lists.
BuildingGreen Suite offers articles, case studies and links to information on sustainable design issues, strategies, green building products, and current projects.
Access to this resource requires you to login with your KU online ID and password.
Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business and Company Resource Center) provides business and industry content in the following areas: periodical articles, news articles, and press releases; detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations, including information on corporate hierarchical structures; investment reports; corporate chronologies and company histories; brands and product information; industry and company rankings; financial overviews; industry overviews; HR Law Case Digests.
Due to budget constraints, Business Journals has been cancelled and will be unavailable after December 19, 2021.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.
Indexing and abstracts covering business related, peer reviewed journals, books, case studies, company profiles, industry reports, and country economic reports.
The video archive includes all programming from the three C-SPAN's networks. Coverage spans Congressional sessions from 1987-present with special indexing by person with full text transcripts. Other access points include: subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, location, congressional calendar, and programming date/time.
C19 Index includes the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index, Poole's Index, Periodicals Index Online, and American Periodicals Series. It indexes books, government publications, archival collections, and serials.
These directories help scholars publish their manuscripts by providing current addresses, phone, e-mail, websites, publication guidelines, and review information for journals in education, business, and psychology.
Cahiers d’Art Institute is a publisher of digital catalogues raisonnés. Combining the rigors of art historical research with the flexibility of digital publishing Cahiers d’Art catalogues provide the most up to date and accurate information on artists and their work. Currently there are catalogues available for Agnes Martin, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, Tim Hawkinson, Sol LeWitt, and James Siena. Forthcoming catalogues include artists Carl Andre, Tara Donovan, Robert Irwin, and Bosco Sodi to name a few.
Cambridge Companions searches across the Companions for Literature and Classics; Philosophy, Religion, and Culture; and Music.
Cambridge Companions to Music provide information on composers, instruments or musical topics, written with the student, the performer and the music lover in mind. Each volume provides structured series of essays by leading authorities offering comprehensive coverage and reference material.
The Cambridge Companions series offers collections of essays which are intended to serve as reference works for an inter-disciplinary audience of students and non-specialists. Addressing topics and figures ranging from Plato through Kant to Habermas, and philosophical movements such as the Scottish Enlightenment and German Idealism.
Cambridge Core searches across Cambridge University Press’s book and journal content.
Please note that searches may retrieve content outside KU's full-text coverage which you will not be able to download. Please use Interlibrary Loan service to request these materials.
This electronic version of Cambridge Histories contains over 300 volumes and all the titles published to date in this series. These detailed histories cover all aspects of the humanities and social sciences and are an excellent place to learn basic knowledge of important subjects.
Covers electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the United States Federal Government published since 1976.
This very elaborate multi-tiered database has more than 20,000 Renaissance Documents (inventories, guide books, lives of artists, archival documents, etc.) related to more than 10,000 Antique Monuments (sculptures, architecture, vases, etc.) that are accompanied by 30,000 photographs or illustrations. The collection of images includes: drawings, sketchbooks, paintings, engravings, sculpture, medals, applied arts, etc. The database can be utilized for its collection of images, but more extensive information is provided in the database. Monuments, their preservation history, provenance history, and other relevant information are accompanied by bibliographic citations.
The catalog of the Center for Research Libraries which has a large collection of primary sources and other unique materials. CRL collections are available via Interlibrary Loan.
UDB-CAC includes 30 newspapers from Central Asia and the Caucasus. Most newspapers are in Russian. There are five English language newspapers. The Times of Central Asia covers the five countries (-stans) in Central Asia; the other English language newspapers issue from Georgia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, there are also two Uzbek-language and one Tajik-language newspaper.
超星期刊 (Chao xing qi kan) is a Chinese language journal database which contains over 6,500 journal titles available in full-text, including 600 newspaper titles and over 1,200 core journal titles. The database is compatible with mobile devices for both reading and sharing.
Provides searchable access to current statutes, administrative regulations, case law, forms, practice guides, journals, newsletters, and legislation in the areas of tax and finance. This link supports 35 concurrent users, but does not allow users to save research trails and results. Individual passwords that allows users to save research trails and results can be requested at the Wheat Law Library Reference Desk. Law students and faculty have priority for individual passwords. Requests from other members of the University are considered on a case by case basis.
The most influential African American newspaper which had more than two thirds of its readership outside of Chicago.
Access the online version of the 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style.
Provides access to full page and article images with searchable full-text from 1849-2010.
Full-text electronic versions of Chinese academic periodicals in Series F: Literature/History/Philosophy (1915- ) and Series G: Politics/Military Affairs/Law (2005- ). Except for those journals in the Century Journal Project, most journal coverage is limited to the above subscription starting year to present. Please note that searches may retrieve articles outside KU's full-text coverage which you will not be able to download. Please use Interlibrary Loan service to request these materials.
To access the English interface to the database, please click here.
Technical Requirements: Full text may be downloaded using Acrobat Reader with Simplified Chinese font pack for Adobe Acrobat Reader (please click here).
Chinalawinfo.com is a Chinese language legal information database covering laws and regulations, cases, and law journals from the People's Republic of China. "In the database you could find all the laws and administrative regulations, ministerial rules, judicial interpretations of the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate, judgments, local regulations and rules, Chinese-foreign treaties and pacts, economic statutes of Hong Kong and Taiwan, legal documentations, as well as the protocols of China's accession to the WTO and the annexes thereof, reports of the Working Committee, Chinese and English texts of the legal documents of the WTO and the amendments to Chinese laws and regulations after China's accession to the WTO." For the English language version, please click here. The English version does not include all of the content from the Chinese language version, but the coverage is very extensive. System requirements: Internet Explorer browser.
Full-text Chinese e-books and reprint journals covering a variety of subject areas published since 1900 with the majority after 1949. The database has an access to "Duxiu," a meta search engine with limited access to full-text of Chinese e-books, periodicals, dissertation/thesis, and patents. Please note that Duxiu searches may bring up contents outside KU's full-text coverage which you will not be able to download. Please use Interlibrary Loan service to request these materials. Technical Requirements: This database is compatible with PCs and IE browser only. Page image and its full text (with provided OCR tool to convert image to text) can be printed one page at a time.
The premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.
With the exception of publishing one religious article each day at the request of the pioneering Mrs. Eddy, The Christian Science Monitor provides secular, balanced coverage of international news and events, as a public service.
This online version features daily reports on developments in higher education, information technology, and distance education. The full text of the current issue of The Chronicle is available every Monday morning, following the Friday print publication. The site features an archive of more than 12 years of The Chronicle. You can access the Chronicle via your smart phone by setting up a free Chronicle account using your KU email address.
A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs with scholarship ranging from university research institutes, NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, conferences proceedings, books, journals and policy briefs.
English interface: https://cir.nii.ac.jp/?lang=en
Japanese interface: https://cir.nii.ac.jp/?lang=ja
CiNii Research, provided by the National Institute of Informatics (NII), is a simple interface that allows users to cross-search not only books and journal articles but also research data from external collaborating institutions and institutional repositories. The list of databases incorporated in CiNii Research, see https://support.nii.ac.jp/en/cir/cir_db
Universal Database of CIS and Baltic Publications (UDB-CIS) has ceased and been divided into two regional databases: Universal Database of Central Asia and the Caucasus (UDB-CAC) and Universal Database of Baltics, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine (UDB-EUR)
Archive of official publications and primary source material related to civil rights in the United States from segregation to women’s suffrage to discrimination of all kinds.
Contains full text of major articles gleaned from the New York Herald, the Charleston Mercury, and the Richmond Enquirer.
A collection of popular movie periodicals from the archives of Filmoteca de la UNAM in Mexico City. It includes chief magazines such as Cinema Reporter (1943-1965) and Cine Mundial (1954-1955). It also features extremely rare copies of El Cine Grafico from 1935 and of the weekly El Mundo Ilustrado (1902-1910). The true extent of the popularity of Mexican film is illustrated by Cinelandia (1931-1947), which was published in Hollywood both in Spanish and in English. This collection also includes dozens of film flyers, which were distributed on the streets to lure people into the cinema. Finally, this collection gives access to the personal scrap books of Fernando de Fuentes (1894-1958), one of the leading Latin-American filmmakers to this day.
This important African American newspaper is known for its coverage of the Scottsboro Trial.
Includes clinically oriented monographs on all U.S. drugs; off-label drug uses and dosages; thorough coverage of new and investigational drugs; hard-to-find drug information on IV admixtures and nutritional products; nutraceuticals, such as herbal products and trace elements. Features include extensive indexing, cross-referencing, and linking for optimum searching; printable OBRA compliant patient information; product identification feature with life-size color photos of dosage forms; unique patient profile identifying potential drug interactions, adverse reactions, allergy and contraindication precautions; therapeutic duplication; and medical condition/drug therapy mismatches.
Search Elsevier’s current medical and surgical content including: First Consult, journals, medical and surgical books, videos and images.
A collection of databases that contain high quality evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, including systematic reviews, technology assessments, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the KU Medical Center.
Brings together primary source documents from around the world to shed new light on this crucial period in world history, from technology to terrorism, immigration to international politics.
The collected papers of Charles Sanders Peirce, American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist - known as the "father of pragmatism."
Drawn from the records of the British Colonial Office, this collection contains resources covering 25 islands from 1624-1832. Among the topics covered are rivalries among other European colonizers, absentee landlords, the rise and decline of the slave trade, and start of the abolition movement.
Indexes poetry in anthologies. Some poems are full-text, others are excerpts. Also includes short biographies of selected poets, comments on poems and poets by well-respected scholars, and a poetry glossary.
Indexing and abstracting for nearly 600 titles, nearly 300 of which full text. Also provides a Communication Thesaurus and biographical information.
Features nearly 300 full-text periodicals covering topics such as telecommunications, electronics, and the Internet.
Historical economic indicators from 1959 to the present, used by governments, CEOs, economists, risk and portfolio managers, and others who track economies and markets. The datasets available in Excel include: Leading Economic Indicators; Consumer Confidence Indices; Employment Trends Indices; Measure of CEO
Confidence Indices; Total Economy Database; and other research reports on economics and markets, leadership, and high-performing organizations.
Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. Full text content available to reference books, images, videos, and consumer health related periodicals.
This database includes more than 900 full texts from the Middle Ages, including chansons de geste, poetry, theater and religious texts.
This database includes more than 1000 narrative texts - novels, tales, and stories - from Chretien de Troyes to Marcel Proust and Alain-Fournier.
A complete source for in-depth, analytical reporting on the most current and controversial issues. Each entry includes a broad overview of the subject, including the historical background and a discussion of the current controversies and initiatives.
Authoritative information on current members of Congress as well as detailed state and district information plus information and data on campaign finance, partisan caucuses, standing committees, and other member facts.
Ceased publication with 2018 (the 115th Congress) edition. Access retained for 2010-2018.
Online, digital version of the print handbook of the same title. Searchable across tables and chapters, this resource provides access to physical science data, and physical property data of common compounds, both inorganic and organic. (Restricted to 2 simultaneous users.)
Database of citations to major international journals in criminology and related disciplines; extensive coverage of books, dissertations, and unpublished papers; and reports from government and nongovernmental agencies.
Current Digest of the Russian Press (UDB-CD) provides weekly selections of Russian-language press materials, carefully translated into English. Translations are intended for use in teaching and research. They are therefore presented as documentary materials without elaboration or comment, and state the opinions and views of the original authors, not of the publisher of the journal.
Ming shi lu is the collective name for the official annals of the emperors of Ming China (1368-1644). Each shi-lu is the account of one emperor's reign and was compiled after the emperor's death from a number of sources created during his reign. The entire collection is available as a full-text searchable database.
Provides 900 hours of video content covering the full scope of 20th and 21st century dance. The collection includes performances, documentaries, interviews, and instructional videos from the most influential performers and companies.
This is a full text database of more than 1,920 Korean scholarly journals in various disciplines. Most journals are covered from the first issue.
Contains over 130,000 annotated references from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers published from 1973 onwards, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc. Research articles are covered, along with topical news items, conference and seminar reports, and book, video and exhibition reviews. Each reference includes full bibliographic details and a brief abstract. Updated monthly.
Biographical entries covering the lives of Irish men and women who made a significant contribution in Ireland and abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland.
The Digital Archive of the Russian National Bibliography aims to provide a complete collection of all chronicles (letopisi) that comprise the Russian National Bibliography published from 1917 to 2017. The complete collection consists of approximately 18,000 issues of which 8,600 issues have already been scanned and published online at letopisi.dlibrary.org. Scanning and online publishing work done to date represent approximately half of the complete target collection. At present the Archive is already the largest online collection of historic Russian national bibliography records with full image browsing and keyword searching functionality.
Muller's Digital Dictionary of Buddhism (DDB) is a compilation of Buddhist terms and texts--as well as names of temples, schools, and people--found in East Asian Buddhist canonical sources. The dictionary project, which began in 1986, is thought to be the most comprehensive compilation of Buddhist terms available in English today.
This is a growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research. KU's Kenneth Spencer Research Library is a contributing partner.
A streaming video database of theater productions, including Shakespeare, classics, musical theater, dance, opera, and recent British productions.
Digital Theatre Plus uses Single Sign On for both on and off campus users:
- Click Sign in and enter your email address ending in 'ku.edu' then click Next.
- Type in 'kansas' or scroll down to find 'University of Kansas' then click the institution name.
- Sign in with KU username and password.
Digitalia Film Library has over 800 quality documentaries and films distributed in the following collections: Argentine Cinema, European Cinema, French Collection, History, Latin American Selection, Nature and Wildlife, North American Classic Cinema, Spanish Cinema, Cuban Cinema and Travel Documentary.
Covers free, full text, quality controlled scholarly journals covering all subjects and languages.
Access to primary sources, videos, and scholarly research relate to disability studies from around the globe covering the history of the social movements surrounding disability.
Dissertation Abstracts International has been replaced by ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global.
Contains citations and abstracts of dissertations and theses submitted by the University of Kansas and published in UMI's Dissertations Abstracts database, and full text of KU dissertations published after 1996 and KU theses published after 2005.
Includes local, regional, and national newspapers published by Klan organizations and by sympathetic publishers across the United States. It also includes the voices from several anti-Klan newspapers. The collection covers 1921-1932.
East View's collection of 10 rare newspapers from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine covers the period of military hostilities between the unrecognized states and the government of Ukraine (2013-2015), including when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down near the city of Torez in the Donetsk Oblast. With sources primarily in Russian, this database allows analysts and researchers unprecedented access to articles and reports from these insurgent regions at the most important and critical junctures.
DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) is a streaming audio database, based on the music available on the New World Records and CRI labels. Music available on other smaller, independent American labels are also available on DRAM.
A digital library has been created as a response to the need for a high-quality online research tool for drama and literature students, professors, and teachers. It is the only resource to combine exclusively available play text content and scholarly publications with filmed live performances, film adaptations, and audio plays.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the Theatre Department.
DuXiu is a Chinese database with a discovery search system of more than 3 million Chinese bibliographic entries and 2 million scholarly resources in all subjects and formats (books, journal articles, newspapers, theses, conference proceedings, videos, and webpages).
The Evans collection covers virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, Early American Imprints, Series I is based on Charles Evans' renowned American Bibliography and Roger Bristol's supplement. Including more than 36,000 printed works and 2.3 million pages, Series I also offers new imprints not available in microform editions. This link also includes access to Early American Imprints, Series I: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1800. To search Early American imprints Series 1 and 2 together, see America's historical imprints.
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 provides a comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early part of the 19th century. It is based on the noted -American Bibliography, 1801-1819 by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. With more than four million pages from over 36,000 items, including 1,000 catalogued new items unavailable in previous microform editions. This link also includes access to Early American Imprints, Series II: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1801-1819. To search Early American imprints Series 1 and 2 together, see America's historical imprints.
Documents the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534 to 1850. It makes available a collection of published and unpublished accounts, including narratives, diaries, journals, and letters that document the first impressions of North America by Europeans and of Europeans by native people. The focus of the collection is on personal accounts of the people involved including explorers, soldiers, slaves, traders, missionaries, and officials. The collection includes primary materials, images, environmental studies and maps that researchers and students would otherwise struggle to obtain. Indexing makes it possible to compare original descriptions of an area with the observations by individuals who followed.
Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700. It contains over 125,000 titles included in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement. The Text Creation Partnership (TCP) addition allows for full-text searching for legible and searchable encoded texts that link to corresponding page images from ProQuest's EEBO product.
Provides authoritative, credible e-books from scholarly publishers. Access is also available to mobile devices.
Contains a searchable collection of electronic books on the EBSCO platform which can be viewed or read online. All titles are also accessible from the KU Online Catalog. (Restricted to 1 simultaneous user per book.)
A comprehensive, indexed bibliography with selected abstracts of over 120 years of the world's economic literature, produced by the American Economic Association. Includes coverage of the major journals as well as articles in collective volumes of essays and proceedings, books, books reviews, dissertations, and working papers licensed from the Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics. (Restricted to 4 simultaneous users.)
Provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals, books and yearbooks. Covers adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, teaching methods and much more. Dates of coverage: 1983 to present.
This cross-cultural database contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. It is sponsored by the Human Relations Area Files (HRAF), a non-profit consortium of universities and colleges, which seeks to encourage and facilitate comparative studies of human behavior, society, and culture. Its source documents of books, articles, dissertations, ethnohistories, and recent ethnographies support research on a single culture or cross-cultural comparisons.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), Parts I and II, comprises over 200,000 printed volumes. It includes every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom in the 18th century, thousands of important works from the Americas produced in the same period, along with contemporary titles that debate and analyze those works.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Law.
Artifacts from the 2010 Presidential campaign in Belarus, 2011 Parliamentary campaign in Russia, 2011-2012 Presidential campaign in South Ossetia, 2012 Presidential campaign Russia, 2012 Parliamentary campaign in Ukraine. Document types include: candidate bios and financial disclosures, campaign statements, stickers, and ads, complaints of fraud, election programs and political party charters, photographs, posters and brochures, address lists and protocols, voter bulletins, handouts, and leaflets, etc. Election campaign materials are listed under Social Movements, Elections, Ephemera on the East View Basic Search page.
Offers full content access to journals published by Emerald in the EMX 120 and selected Engineering collections. Subjects covered include management, human resource management, marketing, librarianship, and mechanical and electrical engineering.
Includes full-text primary news sources, financial data, statistics, and legal information. A multilingual collection of news and information sources about the emerging markets of selected countries in Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. KU Libraries subscription includes access to the EMIS Intelligence product only.
A multi-disciplinary reference work and research tool designed to record the facts of Iranian history and civilization. It focuses on the land, life, culture and history of all Iranian peoples and their interactions with other societies. From the biographies of notable men and women in every field of endeavor to descriptions of all Iranian cities and monuments (ancient and modern), from Zoroastrian scriptures to Jewish shrines and Islamic rituals, from Persian classics to modern novels, from Iranian flora and fauna to Persian music and folklore, all aspect of life in Iranian and related cultural areas are studied and described in articles presenting the current state of research in their texts and appended bibliographies.
Updated edition of this lauded work on Judaism features more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists.
Provides an integrated approach to the history and culture of the United States by focusing on problems, themes, and issues that cut across disciplines. It features broad synthetic articles and bibliographies covering areas such as history, literature, art, photography, film, urban studies, ethnicity, race, gender economics, politics, wars, consumer culture, and global America. As a comprehensive reference, it offers research and study support for a wide range of disciplines.
The Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics offers a systematic and comprehensive overview of the languages of China and the different ways in which they are and have been studied. It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the languages spoken in China, today and in the past, from many different angles, as well as the different linguistic traditions they have been investigated in.
Covers all aspects of aging including its biological, behavioral, social and environmental influences. Its coverage spans biology, psychology, the social sciences, the health sciences and the humanities.
This consistently-updated resource from the National Association of Social Workers Press and Oxford University Press, provides students, scholars, and practitioners with over 400 overview articles on topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards.
Includes more than 3,900 plays in verse and prose from the late thirteenth century to the early twentieth. The database contains works acted on or intended for the stage. It includes masques, interludes, short dramatic pieces, translations and adaptations, closet dramas, and works written for children.
An archival research resource of U.S. and British trade magazines covering film, music, radio, and theater for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. It also includes film fan magazines and music titles.
Provides comprehensive, daily coverage of domestic and foreign environmental and energy politics and policy with electronic newsletters, journals, and webcasts. Publications include: Environmental and Energy Daily, OnPoint, Greenwire, E & E News P.M., E & E TV News, and Land Letter. E-mail alerts and extensive searchable archives are available for each publication.
Provides indexing and abstracts to the journal literature in the area of environmental policy and studies. The database covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, environmental law, geography, marine & freshwater resources, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Formerly called: Environmental issues & policy index.
Provides indexing and abstracts to the education literature. ERIC consists of two files: Resources in Education, covering the document literature, and Current Index to Journals in Education, covering the published journal literature. Many of the documents, identified by the ED number, are available full text.
Provides access to worldwide patent information. Patents by member states of the European Patent Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization are included. Years of coverage and availability of full text and images vary by country.
Provides full text access to articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority and native presses in America from 1959 to present.
Features thousands of audio field recordings and interviews, educational recordings, film footage, field notebooks, slides, correspondence and ephemera from over 60 fields of study, including sites in West Africa, North America, South East Asia and more.
Records for all doctoral theses awarded by UK higher education institutions and free access to the full-text to as many theses as possible; coordinated by the British Library. Records date back to 1800.
EBSEES is a free citation database for research on the USSR and the Communist countries of Eastern Europe. It indexes research publications in a fast-changing geopolitical area which consisted of 9 states in 1989 and now, after the break-up of the USSR, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia, comprises 27 independent countries.
This bibliographic database is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Based the authoritative bibliography European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750, created at John Carter Brown Library. It covers the history of European exploration, Native American peoples, and a wide range of subject areas from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.
Executive branch publications from 1789 to 1932 covering topics that span business and industry, foreign trade, navigation, immigration and population, health, causes of death, religious affiliations, military operations, and weather conditions.
Primary sources from the records of civil rights activist, Fanny Lou Hamer. Among the included materials are correspondence, financial records, photographs, and others.
Contains records from the FBI and the Subversive Activities Control Board, who investigated and tracked radical groups in the U.S. from the 1950's through the 1970's.
A digital content management system managed by the Government Printing Office (GPO), which collects and authenticates government information. Information is gathered through three methods: Files submitted by Congress and Federal agencies; Information gathered from Federal agencies web sites; and, Digital files created by scanning previously printed publications. Collections include: Compilation of Presidential Documents ; Congressional Bills; Congressional Documents; Congressional Hearings; Congressional Record; Congressional Reports; Federal Register; Public and Private Laws; Statutes at Large; GAO Reports; and more.
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a career exploration and planning resource. It includes 3,000 articles, a graduate and undergraduate school finder database, as well as databases for internships and apprenticeships, financial aid, education to career planning timelines, a career assessment, career profiles, a sample resume and cover letter database, and an industry associations and resources directory.
Indexes 340 of the world's academic and popular film journals from 1972 to the present. It was created by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) and includes the International Index to TV Periodicals; Treasures from the Film Archives, which identifies silent film holdings in archives around the world, and the International Directory of Film/TV Documentation Collections.
This database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for hundreds of journals and books. Also includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive.
This web-based digital video delivery service allows users to view streaming videos from Films Media Group 24/7. Choose from more than 20,000+ educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, share playlists, personalize folders and manage their entire collection through an administrative reporting system.
These rosters provide detailed information about the Japanese-Americans held in relocation or internment camps during World War II. The data available includes, but is not limited to name, sex, age, marital status, previous address, departure date, and final destination.
This genealogy database provides access to US military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents for veterans beginning with the Revolutionary War. It includes data from the previously KU provided resource, American Civil War Research Database.
Transcripts of foreign broadcasts and news that have been translated into English by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service, a U.S. government agency. This fully searchable digital edition is the United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence. The dates of coverage are 1941 to 1996.
Fuente académica is a collection of full-text scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. Topics include history, literature, politics, business, current events, economics, biological sciences, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion, sociology and more. Coverage for most titles begins in the 2000s. Content is updated on a weekly basis and currently offers the full text for more than 500 publications from 18 countries.
Fuzoku gaho is the first graphic magazine published in Japan, published from Feb. 1889 to Mar. 1916. This online version contains 518 issues, including special issues on the Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese war, etc. This is extremely rich graphic magazine, containing more than 6600 illustrations (2,000 are colored) and more than 3000 photographs. (Restricted to 2 simultaneous users.)
Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
Provides a combination of indexing, abstracts, images, and full text for scholarly and general interest journals embracing all academic disciplines and spanning at least 25 years.
Provides an online collection of reference e-books. The collection covers a wide variety of subject matters, such as English literature, history, biography, literature, medicine, health, sociology, and education.
Indexes newspapers, newswires and a collection of refereed academic journals, business publications, technology periodicals, general interest magazines as well as specialty titles in law, health care and computers. General OneFile includes more than 7,800 full-text titles; hundreds of newspapers -- a total of nearly 12,000 titles in all with more than 30 years of backfile coverage from 1980 to present.
Provides citations, abstracts, and full-text material to topics in health and medicine, medications, and wellness. Sources include encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionaries, magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Interdisciplinary resource for environmental and sustainability studies. This resource provides news, video, primary source documents and through topic, organization, and country portals.
A research portal that provides enhanced ways and methods to search literary collections from Gale.
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with in-depth coverage of the most-studied authors. Includes essays on the history of specific publishing companies.
This collection has more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports. Content included in the database is almost entirely full-text. This database covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty -- such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. Educator's Reference Complete also focuses on issues in administration, funding and policy.
Covers a complete range of health care topics. This collection includes journal articles, books, pamphlets, and video.
Informe Academico (formerly Informe: revistas en espanol) is the first reference database to provide indexing, full text, and images of the most popular Spanish language magazines and bilingual periodicals. Provides access to the full text of more than 140 Spanish language and bilingual products, covering a wide range of subject matter from current events to academic interests. Features bilingual citations to help non-Spanish speaking navigate easily through the database.
Provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Dates of coverage: 1980 to present.
Contains full text content from thousands of national, international, state and local newspapers. Dates of coverage: 1980 to present.
A research portal that provides enhanced ways and methods to search numerous primary source collections from Gale.
Full text collection of journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings and governmental n-g-o and special reports devoted to women's, gender and GLBT issues. Contains materials dating back to 1970. Incorporates the publication Women "R".
A collection of nearly 600 genealogy research and reference publications in searchable PDF format.
This resource supported through collaborative efforts between KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.
A comprehensive resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef.
The collection was begun by Aletta Jacobs and her husband C.V. Gerritsen in the late 1800s. This resource delivers images on the evolution of feminist consciousness and women's rights as they appeared in the original printed works. It includes monographs, periodicals and pamphlets in fifteen languages.
The World Bank's portal for analysis of current economic trends, and economic and financial indicators. It features up-to-date analysis on global economic conditions, including a daily brief and event-driven focus reports, direct access to high-frequency datasets via Quick Query, forecasts for commodity prices and main macroeconomic indicators for over 130 countries.
Search the most recent global news content, with archives that stretch back into the 1980s from over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites in full-text format. Provides one of the largest collections of news from the U.S., Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.
A tool for searching the full text of books. For each book and depending on the permission of the author or the publisher you will be able to see a few sentences of your search term in context, a few sample pages or the full book. Links provided to book reviews, synopses, sources to purchase the book, and to libraries that hold the books.
This computer-generated news site aggregates headlines from news sources worldwide and groups similar stories together.
A web search engine that provides a way to search the scholarly literature including articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions. Sources include academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, and other web sites.
For best results, configure Google Scholar to provide "Get at KU" links to KU Libraries' licensed resources, especially if you're working from off-campus. See our information on accessing KU Libraries resources via Google Scholar.
Russian Government and Parliamentary Publications (UDB-GOV) monitors mainly the events in the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. It includes stenographic records of the hearings of both its houses, the Duma and Federation Council, and provides vote results, resolutions and legislative drafts as well as auxiliary information such as the schedule and agenda of legislative work. The Database includes Biulleten' Schetnoi palaty published by the State Audit Chamber subordinate to the Duma and the Vestnik Tsentrizbirkoma, or The Herald of the Central Electoral Committee responsible for all types of elections in Russia. Texts of laws, presidential decrees, government's resolutions and the Constitutional Court's decisions are also available as well as comments on current Russian legislation published by popular legal journals Zakon and Gosudarstvo i pravo.
A freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment including topics such as global warming, recycling, and alternate fuel sources. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, it includes the positive and the negative ways humans affect ecology.
Offers the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd Edition (2001), The Oxford companion to Music (2011), and The Oxford Dictionary, 2nd Edition (revised 2006), as well as all subsequent updates. It includes 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies. It is the most comprehensive source of information on all aspects of music in English.
This database “Gun Regulation and Legislation in America” brings together more than 500 titles dealing with this difficult and important topic. Included are periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more. Links to nearly 500 scholarly articles, an extensive bibliography, and a balanced selection of external resources to further research this subject are also provided. Research the National Firearms Act, the United States v. Miller and District of Columbia v. Heller decisions, and other key aspects of this subject.
Full-text scholarly monographs covering all areas of history, available originally and exclusively as digital books, presented by Columbia University Press and the American Historical Association.
CHANT is an on-going project of collections of Chinese ancient texts. KU Libraries have access to the following contents in CHANT: Database of Bronze Inscriptions (Jin wen 金文); Excavated Wood/Bamboo and Silk Scripts (Zhu jian bo shu I, II, III 竹簡帛書 I, II, III ); Database of Traditional Chinese Texts: Xian Qin Liang Han, pre-220AD (先秦兩漢), and free vocabulary dictionaries.
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The Scripta Sinica is one of the largest Chinese full text databases which encompass all core materials of Chinese history and Chinese classics. The database has been compiled since 1984, by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica in Taiwan. Please click on 授權使用 (Authorized users) to access the source.
Contains bibliographic citations to articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in social science and humanities journals published throughout the world that regularly contain information on Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States. Many of the citations are linked to full text.
Provides access to Harper's Weekly, the illustrated 19th and early 20th century "national newspaper," an important resource for examining America on a cumulative week-to-week basis from 1857-1912. Through this database one can discover news stories, illustrations, cartoons, editorials, biographies, literature, and advertisements that shaped and reflected public opinion of the times. This is an important primary resource for the study of the U.S. Civil War, and the era of reconstruction.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the KU Parent’s Campaign.
A digital repository of collections (books and journals) of some of the major research libraries in the United States. More than 30% of the content is in the public domain or Creative Commons licensed and is freely available to view, download and print. Items designated with "Full view" are available for download. Please login to HathiTrust in order to download and print content. After you click on login, select University of Kansas as the partner institution, then enter your KU online ID and password. To print pages, first download content to PDF and print from Adobe (or similar) software. See the Libraries' HathiTrust Help & Tutorials for more information.
The Health Reference Center is a resource useful to student nurses as well as the public. It includes in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures, as well as health and nutrition information specific to men, women, children, teens, and seniors. In addition to authoritative text sources, there are 5,000 informational video clips and more than 2,500 searchable illustrations.
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.
Includes law-related subject and title collections that are image-based and fully searchable, meaning--including all charts, graphs, and photographs. The constantly growing collections include the Congressional Documents, Law Journal Library, Intellectual Property Library, Foreign & International Law Resources Database, Treaties and Agreements Library, U.S. Presidential Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, Session Laws, Legal Classics, and World Trials. Individual titles with numerous volumes are also included, such as Congressional Record, Federal Register, U.S. Attorney General Opinions, U.S. Statutes at Large, Code of Federal Regulations, and English Reports.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Law.
A resource for census data, family records and local histories. This collection assembles every extant U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials.
Covers the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in the database, America: History and Life). Indexes the journal and book literature.
Offers information on companies, including financial performance, key officers, competitors, and market trends.
Provides a quantitative view of American history from colonial times to the present. Data is available for export in Excel or CSV formats for analysis. Major sections include: Population; Work and Welfare; Economic Structure and Performance; Economic Sectors; and, Governance and International Relations.
A full text history reference database featuring content from almost 2,000 reference and non-fiction books.
A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities.
Contains documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management, non-classified Presidential directives and policy and national strategy documents. Sources of documents include federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies, professional organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and international governing bodies. Restricted access to the KU community and walk-in users provided through an official partnership agreement with HSDL and GPO.
Provides comprehensive, comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide. Includes government information, documentaries, works of art and literature, interviews, transcripts, monographs, essays, and articles.
Indexes the most important journals in the humanities and social sciences published in North America and Europe from 1907 to 1984. (Restricted to 2 simultaneous users.)
Expert analysts provide reports for over 700 different market segments. Each industry report presents market research and industry information, and each market report is available online in HTML and PDF format. Reports are used for understanding market size, competitors, drafting business plans, pitch books, benchmarking, forecasting, business valuations, litigation support, due diligence and more.
KU has coverage for the most current year only.
Provides access to IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL). Includes full-text documents; IEEE and IET journals, magazines, transactions, and conference proceedings; all approved and published IEEE standards; complete backfile to 1988 and select content back to 1913; INSPEC abstract/citation records. KU's subscription does not include full text access to continuing education courses (multi-media), IEEE books (bibliographic information only) and draft standards. (Restricted to 15 simultaneous users.)
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Engineering.
Provides access to authoritative, harmonized global statistical databases, including the following: International Financial Statistics: All aspects of international and domestic finance, with history to 1948. -- Direction of Trade: Value of exports and imports between countries and their trading partners, with history to 1980. -- Balance of Payments: International economic transactions data and International Investment Position, with history to 1960. -- Government Finance Statistics: Budgetary and extra-budgetary financial operations data of governments, with history to 1990. -- Coordinated Portfolio Investment Statistics: Countries' year-end holdings of portfolio investment securities. Users will be prompted to download a plugin entitled Microsoft Silverlight to use these products.
Find publications of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which is an intergovernmental organization focused on global economic security.
From firsthand reporting in refugee camps to government-level analysis on migration patterns, this resource covers controversial issues such as ethnic friction and xenophobia, religious movements, border issues, the treatment of refugees and more.
This collection chronicles the transformative decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s through the lens of independent alternative presses. Among the broad interest groups covered are American youth. Feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals and the New Left, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Latinos, and members of the LGBT communities.
Presently contains over 20,000 work of art records which are accompanied by over sixty thousand images in color and black and white. The Index records works of art produced without geographical limitations from early apostolic times up to A.D. 1400. There is a particular emphasis and focus on art of the western world. Includes manuscripts, metalwork, sculpture, painting, glass, and so forth.
Provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Titles include Contemporary Jewry, Holy Land Studies, Jewish Culture & History, Journal of Palestine Studies, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and many more. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. Intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs.
A particle physics database of journal articles, preprints, e-prints, technical reports, conference papers, and theses. It has been indexed and maintained by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and collaborating physics institutions since the late 1960s. When possible each record links to full text, related experiments, references, reaction data, and conference information.
Provides access to the world's largest archive of computer-based research and instructional data for the social sciences. Anyone may search the database however, only KU affiliates may set-up the necessary account to download data.
For more information, contact Jamene Brooks Kieffer, ICPSR liaison (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Provides an up to date comprehensive interdisciplinary bibliography of materials published about Africa and African diaspora.
A basic resource for research in the fields of theatre and dance. Indexes more than 170 full-text journals and more than 360 full-text books.
This collection includes data on the Americas and Europe, but also hard-to-find data on Africa, Asia and Oceania. It is an important resource for those researching and studying Business, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Politics, Sociology and Statistical Studies. Data tables can be downloaded as ePDFs and/or Excel files.
Indexes articles on medieval subjects in journals, Festschriften, conference proceedings, and collected essays. Covers all aspects of medieval studies within the period 450-1500 for Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.
This online service for journal content is published by the Institute of Physics. It contains more than 300,000 articles, from 1874 to the present day. Users can also find pre-prints from eprintweb.org (based on arXiv.org at Cornell University), and editorials and news from IOP community websites.
Contains the texts of over 6000 opera arias and art songs rendered in the International Phonetic Alphabet notation.
Contains documents from the National Archives at Kew, UK. Selected by Dr. Charles Tripp, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, these documents cover the political and administrative history of the modern state which has emerged from the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia.
IRDB, which superseded JAIRO in April 2019, harvests the metadata of academic resources (journal articles, theses or dissertations, departmental bulletin papers, research papers, etc.) accumulated in academic institutional repositories in Japan. The accumulated metadata are searchable in IRDB as well as other academic platforms, such as CiNii, NDL Search, and Open AIRE.
The historical Irish Times provides comprehensive news reporting as well as sports, business, arts, lifestyle coverage, and more.
Issues & Controversies presents articles in pro/con format that are supported by statistics, timelines, and primary sources. Many issues feature original videos and educator resources, as well as debate videos, newspaper editorials, audio content, and breaking news.
Provides access to an online bibliography for articles, essays, books, and reviews for the study of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (400-1700). Also includes online access to Iter Italicum, a finding list of Renaissance humanistic manuscripts, and the International Directory of Scholars, a listing of scholars in the field.
An updated suite of thirteen aerospace, military, defense, and transportation intelligence publications including “Aero-engines” and “All the World’s Aircraft.” Featured publications include technical specifications, operating parameters, images, and technologies, as well as data analyses and insights.
Consists of fully searchable and browsable databases including English-Japanese and Japanese-English dictionaries, Encyclopedia Nipponica and Encyclopedia of Japan, articles published in a weekly magazine Ekonomisuto, collection of Tōyō bunko series and other visual and sound databases. (Restricted to 2 simultaneous users.)
When using this database and other optional databases provided by the distributor of JapanKnowledge Lib (i.e., Nihon rekishi chimei taikei and Kokushi daijiten), please open a different browser to login smoothly. Internet Explorer and Google Chrome are recommended browsers, though other browsers can be used.
This resource includes over 6,000 scans of materials from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library related to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
The Japanese Historical Maps Collection of the East Asian Library contains about 2,300 early maps of Japan and the World. Represented in this online collection are a selection of maps and books from the collection.
This collection includes scanned images of either complete or substantial portions of 25 newspapers published at Japanese Internment Camps. Most of the titles are in English, however there are articles in Japanese and some written in both languages.
A full-text searchable database of articles on individual critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. It also treats related persons and fields that have been shaped by or have themselves shaped literary theory and criticism.
A multidisciplinary research tool that provides a systematic, objective way to determine the relative importance of journals within their subject categories. Available in two editions: the Science Edition and The Social Sciences Edition. Includes the subject matter each journal covers (Scope Notes), which journals are related by citation or subject, contents of each journal issue and where the journal can be found. Coverage is 2004 to present. Consult the library catalog for data available from previous years.
Provides image and full-text online access of core academic journals in a variety of disciplines in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The following collections are accessible: Arts and Sciences Collections I-XIV; Business IV; Life Sciences Collection; Public Health Reports, Global Plants, and JSTOR Arts & Sciences XV.
Access to 114 years of content from Kansas City, Missouri’s largest paper.
Created to celebrate Kansas' Sesquicentennial, this database contains digitized and fully searchable primary sources, including personal narratives, memoirs, political speeches, sermons, and more from the Sabin Americana Collection and other Gale sources.
Includes varied coverage for the years 2002-2012. Other years are covered in the print edition with the same title. Among the titles indexed are: Kansas!, Kansas History, Southeast Kansas Living.
Provides access to state, county, local and other public and business information for Kansas citizens. Also provides links to a number of "premium" or "subscriber" online services. Official website of the State of Kansas.
This encyclopedia presents articles on chemical substances including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, and also covers fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.
Klapp-Online is a comprehensive and authoritative bibliography of all periods of French literature from medieval through contemporary. It contains a database covering the years from 1991 to the present. The 1956-1990 years have been retrodigitized and made accessible in the form of a searchable PDF file.
A digitized version of the print edition of Kokushi daijiten, one of the largest encyclopedias of Japanese history. Including approx. 54,000 entries, it encompasses every aspect of Japan's history and includes entries in related fields such as archaeology, folklore, religion, art, Japanese language, Japanese literature and geography. (Restricted to 2 simultaneous user.)
This database is now merged into JapanKnowledge Lib. To search this content only, select “AdvancedSearch” and then select “Enc. of Japanese History or 国史大辞典” from the drop down box.
Cancelled due to budget constraints. This resource will be unavailable after February 28, 2022.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.
A collection of 489 ebook titles in full-text and image files of various disciplines including Korean history, classics, literature, arts, and medicine.
Cancelled due to budget constraints. This resource will be unavailable after February 28, 2022.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.
Access to this collection is available through History of Art Department Visual Resources.
KU ScholarWorks is an open access digital repository for scholarly work created by the faculty and staff of the University of Kansas. KU ScholarWorks makes important research available to a wider audience and helps assure its long-term preservation.
This is a multi-disciplinary full-text database which includes 800 publishers with 1,300 scholarly journals published by academic societies and research centers in South Korea.
Research the writings of Latin American playwrights from the last three centuries. In addition to plays this database includes biographical, production, and theatrical information.
LawInfoChina.com is an English language legal information database covering laws and regulations, cases, and law journals from the People's Republic of China. For additional content coverage, see the Chinese language version. System requirements: Internet Explorer browser.
Includes skill building materials that assist with subjects such as career preparation and guidance, college and graduate admissions tests, computer sills, and other useful self-improvement tools. To access a tutorial, take a test, or download an eBook, all new users must register a personal account by providing their first name, email address, and a password.
Indexes the diverse literature of the left, with an emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship both inside and outside of academia. (Restricted to 1 simultaneous user.)
Contains full text for more than 300 of the world's scholarly law journals.
LGBTQ+ Source contains all of the content available in LGBT Life as well as full text for more than 140 of the most important and historically significant LGBTQ+ journals, magazines and regional newspapers, plus full text for 150 monographs/books. The database includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized LGBTQ+ Thesaurus containing over 10,000 terms.
Provides cover-to-cover access to Liberty Magazine, an illustrated weekly magazine covering middle America from 1924 to 1950. Includes illustrations, fiction, nonfiction articles, and advertisements that captured middle America’s attitudes, lifestyles, interests, values, and fads.
Provides indexing of nearly 400 journals, including key library and information science periodicals.
Contains Latin text from more than 3200 works and 950 authors. From the literature of antiquity to neo-Latin literature.
Contains Latin text from more than 3200 works and 950 authors. From the literature of antiquity to neo-Latin literature.
Provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, cataloging, bibliometrics, information literacy, and digital libraries. A free resource from EBSCO Publishing.
Access to articles and images from one of the most influential popular magazines of all time.
The Lily, the first newspaper for women, was issued from 1849 until 1853 under the editorship of Amelia Bloomer.
Indexes and abstracts articles in the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Also the study of descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.
The Literary Encyclopedia is an online reference work that provides authoritative articles about literary and cultural history. Coverage includes English-language, Classical, German, French and Francophone, Hispanic, Italian, Russian, East European, and other world literatures. Over 7800 articles are included, with 20-40 new articles currently being added each month.
Provides a broad spectrum of full-text information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Includes plot summaries, synopses, articles, author biographies, books reviews, poems, short stories and more.
Provides searchable full-text of more than 350,000 literary works in the English language--poetry, drama, and prose; 175 full-text literary journals; the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature; and reference sources including American Poetry and other bibliographies, biographies, and dictionaries. Individual units run from Anglo-Saxon literature, through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the 18th and 19th centuries right up to the late 20th Century. LION also offers comprehensive cross-searching of EEBO - Early English Books Online.
Loeb Classical Library is a digital library of more than 520 volumes of Greek and Latin texts with their English translations. Works of epic and lyric poetry, drama, history, philosophy, medicine, religion, mathematics, and more are included in this resource. Bookmarking and annotation features are available to users.
This collection brings its users to the teeming streets of 19th century London through posters, penny fiction, chapbooks, maps, cartoons, song sheets, and more. Of interest to scholars and students of social history, popular culture, language and literature, and urban development.
A weekly African-American owned newspaper published for black readers in Los Angeles. The oldest and most influential African-American newspaper of the American West. Dates of coverage: 1934 to 2010.
The Los Angeles Times provides historical analysis of the development of California and the Pacific Rim with a focus on immigration issues and the development of the American West, coverage of the early days of the film industry, and coverage of Native American culture and society.
Electronic full-text of journals and books on the Earth sciences that have been published by the Geological Society of London. Specifically, the Journal of the Geological Society, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis Online, Geological Society Special Publication series, Engineering Geology Special Publication series, and Geological Society Memoirs.
Provides full-text searching and digital images of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. These legal history resources cover many topics of interest to general researchers.
Offers online access to early state codes, city charters, documents relating to constitutional conventions, and other resources in American legal history. Dates of coverage range from 1620-1970. Based primarily on holdings of the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale University.
Provides full-text searching and digital images of thousands of books and pamphlets covering major and minor trials of English-speaking jurisdictions and English-language trials in other jurisdictions. Materials include unofficially published accounts of trials, as well as briefs, arguments and other trial documents where these were printed as separate publications. These legal history resources are also useful in the social sciences and reveal elements of the lives of ordinary people. Topics covered include: adultery, commercial law, conspiracy, constitutional law, crimes against persons, domestic relations, dueling, elections, impeachment, international law, land, libel, military offenses, murder, slavery, theft, torts, treason and wills, among many other subjects.
Presents comparative business statistics in a clear, straightforward manner, providing detailed overviews of international companies, products and services. Includes a wide range of topics, from global positioning systems to laboratory equipment. Entries typically include: a description; a summary of the size of the market; a breakdown of market share by percentage; complete source citation; subject categories; SIC and NAICS code(s). Historical data allows researchers to track market trends over time.
Cancelled due to budget constraints. Access retained to 2011 - 2020.
Consists of reviews, abstracts and citations to the world's research literature in mathematics and related areas compiled from Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. It is produced by the American Mathematical Society and provides citation data for journals, authors, articles and reviews based on the reference lists from over 550 journals. Bibliographic data for articles provided starting in early 1800s.
A project to digitize public domain journals in the history of film, radio, and sound recordings covering the years 1903 to 1995.
A collection of medical research and investigatory journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains the table of contents and full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals.
An authoritative source of general information on health topics provided from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health and other government agencies and health-related organizations. It includes information on diseases and conditions, lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, and the latest health news.
Contains descriptive information and critical reviews of commercially-available standardized English-language educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement and intelligence tests. Contains the text of the Buros Institute's Yearbooks. Tests in Print includes current information about test purpose, publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date, and test authors. This resource does not contain actual tests. (Restricted to 8 simultaneous users.)
Met Opera on Demand offers users instant access to more than 500 full-length Metropolitan Opera performances, including stunning HD videos from the Met's award-winning Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1935. Please note this resource is not compatible with the iPad due to its use of Flash Player. The iPad app does not allow one to access the resource through one's institutional subscription. (Restricted to 5 simultaneous users.)
Starting in 1936, this Detroit paper is an excellent source to find primary sources concerning the civil rights movement.
Translated journals, newspapers, scientific reports, radio and television broadcasts from 19 countries in North Africa and the Middle East covering cultural, economic and political developments within the regions.
Bibliographic index of research, policy, and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. Over 12,000 records of recently published and "grey" literature are added annually. Coverage includes the following fields: political affairs and law, international relations, economic affairs: business and industry, cultural heritage, arts and humanities, society and social welfare, ethnic diversity and anthropology, significant religious events and movements, and recent history (1900 - present) and archeology.
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and U.S. government. Includes full text for nearly 300 journals.
Includes several dozen publications covering military and security developments in Russia from both official and independent sources. All branches of the armed forces are covered by this database, including the Russian Air Force, Army and Navy. Includes English-language sources. In addition to journals and newspapers published in Moscow, the database presents imprints from military districts and some armies and divisions.
Provides a classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Coverage includes literature from all over the world--Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America.
Digitized searchable version of the catalog produced by the Government Printing Office covering the years 1895-1976. This database provides indexing to the plethora of government publications and the SuDoc (Superintendant of Documents classification number) assigned to each title. The Federal Depository collection here at KU is shelved by SuDoc number. Note: Please use the KU Catalog or the database Catalog of U.S. Government publications for items published and cataloged by the Government Printing Office 1976-present and this ProQuest database for cataloging from 1895-1976.
Music Online: Classical Scores Library is a reliable and authoritative destination for in-copyright digital scores of the classical canon, as well as a resource for the discovery of diverse and lesser-known contemporary works.
Music Online: Listening provides streaming access to over 11 million audio tracks*, across all the key musical genres. Includes Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound, a ten volume print set of encyclopedias, associated audio tracks, musical illustrations, photographs, drawings, song texts, score examples, charts, and maps.
Formerly known as International Index for Music Periodicals
Provides indexing and abstracting for international music journals from 20 countries, plus full-text from 140 of the indexed journals.
Music Reference Collection brings together the most comprehensive written collection of materials for the study of music, covering virtually every musical time-period, genre, cultural group, and geographic region. The collection contains a variety of essential music reference materials allowing users to chronicle the history of music of diverse origins and walks of life. Includes access to Music Online: African American Music Reference, Music Online: Classical Music Reference Library, and Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music.
Find songs according to multiple parameters, including voice type, character's age, tempo, composer, lyricist, and more.
Covering years 1909 through 1972, this collection contains internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People throughout the country.
A NASA-funded project which maintains four bibliographic databases containing more than 4.0 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Physics and Geophysics, and preprints in Astronomy. The databases cover all the major journals, many minor journals, conference proceedings, several observatory reports and newsletters, many NASA reports, and PhD theses.
NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository provides full text articles from research journals published by CSIR-NISCAIR. The articles in these journals are published under a CC BY-NC-ND license.
The curators of the National Palace Museum in Taipei have carefully selected thousands of works from their permanent collection to be included in a new digitized collection. The scope of these works spans seven millennia of Chinese history and pre-history. Works include rare books, ceramics, paintings, bronzes, jewelry, studio accessories, costumes, and more.
Provides indexing and abstracts to technical reports from both U.S. and non-U.S. sponsored research. Compiled by the U.S. National Technical Information Service, the database covers topics in the sciences, engineering, business, and social sciences. Users must register with NTRL and accept terms and conditions to gain access. (Restricted to 10 downloads per session.)
Natural Medicines contains content from both Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database. It is an authoritative resource on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies. Features include evidence-based natural ingredient monographs, health & wellness monographs, evidence-based commercial products, interaction checker, nutrient depletion checker, comparative effectiveness, patient handouts, CE center, Natural MedWatch, and quick reference charts.
License requires all users authenticate with KU Online ID and password - including those on campus.
A streaming audio source for classical music. It includes all the music issued on Naxos, Marco Polo, Da Capo, plus selections from 100+ other labels. (Restricted to 10 simultaneous users.)
A streaming audio database which includes music from Naxos, Fantasy, Prestige, Pablo, and other labels. (Restricted to 5 simultaneous users.)
A database of over 45,000 works for consultation or downloading. The FreeHand Solero viewer plug-in available at the site is required for transposing, listening, and optimized printing. This software is installed on public computers in Gorton Music and Dance Library only.
Provides an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. (Restricted to 5 simultaneous users.)
A collection of economists' papers in progress, presenting initial research with intent to receive feedback and comment from the professional community.
A comprehensive source of business and investment information that offers online access to Standard & Poor's research-related products such as industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Outlook, mutual fund reports and more. NetAdvantage offers screening tools, private company information, and the ability to download data into spreadsheet programs for further analysis. Dates of coverage: Current with some older information (back to 4 years).
Provides links to full-text where available for more than one million records of electronic theses and dissertations.
Online resource with over 1,850 topical articles contributed by 1,500 economists. Resource will be updated and enhanced on a quarterly basis. System capabilities include active links between articles, printing, mathematical equations viewing (MathML), and Open URL.
Documents the past of New York's African American community, including the Harlem Renaissance, the desegregation of the U.S. Military and the Civil Rights Movement.
Provides access to full page and article images with searchable full-text from 1851 to 4 years ago.
Provides news on events, arts, sports, business and finance, and New York society from pre-Civil War until the early 20th century.
Provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international newspapers and selective full text for 410 U.S newspapers. The database also contains full-text television & radio news transcripts.
Provides access to more than 15,000 full-text news, legal and business sources. Includes journal articles, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, and blogs; local, regional, national and international newspapers; legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790; business information on 80 million U.S. and international companies and 75 million executives. Replaces LexisNexis Academic.
Online database version of the 50 volumes of Japanese historical gazetteer, published by Heibonsha. Includes 200,000 headings with detailed explanation of the place name. Continuously updated.
This database is now merged into JapanKnowledge Lib. To search this content only, select “AdvancedSearch” and then select “Japanese Historical Place Names or 日本歴史地名大系” from the drop down box.
NK News is an independent, privately owned specialist information source that focuses on North Korea. The site intends to bring authoritative news, opinion & analysis, research tools, data and subject specialists together in one convenient place. The service was established in April 2010 and has staff in Washington DC, Seoul, and London.
One of the best researched and written African American newspapers of its era.
Provides a personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada. Included are approximately 100,000 pages of primary source such as letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, political cartoons, and oral histories. Materials included cover a period from approximately 1840 to the present, with most of the focus on the period from 1890 to 1920. People from many countries are represented, including more recent waves of immigrants from Latin America and Asia. Several thousand pages of Ellis Island oral history interviews are indexed and searchable as well.
Describes both fiction and nonfiction book titles for all ages. NoveList includes book lists, discussion guides, award lists, and feature articles.
Archive with a mix of government-level analysis, journalism, and eyewitness accounts offer diverse global perspectives on a topic that transcends national boundaries.
Includes a diverse mix of scholarly literature, clinical training videos, reference materials, evidence-based resources, including dissertations and systematic reviews.
Contains records of open archive digital resources that lead to digitized books, articles, audio & video files, data sets, theses and more. Freely available material accessible through institutional respositories like KU ScholarWorks are searched through OAIster.
Provides access to technical literature and conference proceedings on oil and gas exploration and production from twenty-one publishing organizations, including the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Additional topics covered include but are not limited to energy, corrosion, offshore development, and road and subway tunnels. Content from at least one participating organization goes back as far as 1927.
Contains the accumulated entries published in the journal Current Geographical Publications. This database continues the Research Catalogue of the American Geographical Society.
Includes original manuscripts and first editions by prominent Orthodox composers. Browse or search for composers, liturgical services, chants, and chorus types.
Provides online access to reference resources in African American studies, including the Encyclopedia of African American History 1619-1895, Black Women in America, and Africana, a history of the African American experience. Includes African American National Biography project, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and the Encyclopedia of African American Art and Architecture. (Restricted to 3 simultaneous users.)
An encyclopedia of art and architecture information and a good starting point for research. Allows simultaneous searching of Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Content includes biographies, subject entries, bibliographies, images, and learning resources. Articles are signed by recognized scholars.
Please ignore the “Sign in” option below the “University of Kansas” on the left side of the database home page.
Provides expert commentary. Subject coverage includes: African Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Chinese Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, Classics, Latino Studies, International Law, Latin American Studies, and Sociology.
Due to budget constraints, American Literature has been cancelled and will be unavailable after May 31, 2021.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.
Contains written and illustrated biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest to recent times. Includes almost 12,000 portraits. (Restricted to 3 simultaneous users.)
Please ignore the “Sign in” option below the “University of Kansas” on the left side of the database home page.
The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is the guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. The Historical Thesaurus is a taxonomic arrangement of the contents of the OED.
“Offers an account of the evolution of Western classical music in 5 volume by prominent musicologist, Richard Taruskin. This online version includes text, images, and musical examples. Provides relevant links to Grove Music Online.”
Provides full-text online access to selected scholarly journals by the Oxford University Press. Disciplines covered are humanities, social sciences, and the sciences.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the KU Medical Center.
Oxford Music Online allows the simultaneous searching of The New Grove Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition; The Oxford Dictionary of Music; and The Oxford Companion to Music.
Cross-searchable online database of Oxford University Press subject dictionaries and reference works. Each topical division contains the searchable version of the latest edition of published dictionaries and encyclopedias. (Restricted to 5 simultaneous users.)
The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin America History is a specialized resource with hundreds of articles covering a wide range of topics beginning in 1492 and before to current times. The articles are peer-reviewed, and regularly updated, while maintaining the rigorous standards of academic publishing.
Contains references to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more about public policy and work affairs. The archive provides a historical perspective on many of the 20th century's public and social policies.
The Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge contains 538 Old English and medieval manuscripts. This database provides full digital copies of each manuscript along with thousands of citations to the relevant secondary literature on the manuscripts.
The site Free Access to Pascal and Francis is an archive of the PASCAL and FRANCIS bibliographic databases in science, human and social sciences, produced by the Inist-CNRS since 1972.
Databases of U.S. patents, including patent grants (full text since 1976, full-page images since 1790) and patent applications (published since 15 March 2001). To view the patent images, a plug-in is required. For links to free TIFF plug-ins, please click here.
“Streaming documentaries and programs from the Public Broadcasting Service. Coverage runs from the 1970s to present day, and spans a wide range of topics including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, current events, and biographies.”
Provides full-text access to the newspaper in Philadelphia and is a valuable resource to views of colonial America.
Provides indexing, abstracts, and selected full-text from many sources, covering film, theater, dance, stagecraft, television, and more. Full-text ranges from 1864 to the present.
This collection contains resources related to Congressional hearings regarding relocation and internment during World War II. The database includes not only transcripts but publications, photographs, reports, and other documents from both Japanese Americans and Aleuts who lived in the camps as well as various types of professionals who worked in or have studied these camps.
Provides information on undergraduate and graduate programs at colleges and universities. Includes scholarship information and test prep materials.
Features content from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) textbooks, an interactive NAPLEX review, case studies, and news sources.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Pharmacy.
The oldest continuously published daily black newspaper in the U.S., conveying ideas and opinions about local and national issues affecting blacks in the post-emancipation period, and today continues to serve the country's fourth-largest African- American community.
A bibliographic database with author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all fields of philosophy, published in journals and books.
PhilPapers is an index of philosophy research literature that currently includes entries for over 2 million books and articles. The index and accompanying open access archive are also integrated with a structured bibliography that organizes its entries into over 5,000 topics.
The Pittsburgh Courier was once the most widely circulated black newspaper in the U.S. in the early 20th century. Through the decades, writers and intellectuals such as D.E.B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey, James Weldon Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, and others wrote columns and reported for the newspaper.
Find citations to some 30,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to the present. Covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, and classic drama. (Restricted to 1 simultaneous user.)
Plunkett Research Online provides industry analysis, company profiles and market research information for over 30 industries.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the Edwards Campus.
Provides online access to abstracts and if available, links to full-text articles on public policy research and analysis from think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers.
This archive of primary sources contains over 600,000 scanned pages and 42 oral histories. The types of sources range from propaganda to government records. The extremist groups included are involved in movements such as those related to religion, race, gender, the environment, equal rights, and peace.
Includes both a national and international perspective of political science topics, drawing from scholarly, professional and peer-reviewed sources, and offering considerable full-text content
A compilation of questions and responses from national, state, local and special surveys, conducted by polling organizations in the United States and other countries.
The Bibliography of Polish Literature includes information about Polish authors, world literature, literary theory, themes, criticism, theater, film, literary life, and Polish actors and directors. The bibliography indexes books, articles, reviews, interviews, plays, as well as TV and radio broadcasts, providing annotations and covering the years 1988-2003.
Documents the music, pastimes, public figures, and technology that played a role in defining different eras of the last century.
Includes printed and manuscript sources, visual material, ephemera, and video clips. Covers music, tv, movies, fashion, youth culture, student protests, civil rights movement, and women's liberation.
This collection of primary source materials from the Wiener Library and The National Archives of the UK and covers the politics and administration of the refugee crisis in Europe after World War Two. Among the topics included are refugee camps, Jewish orphans, and the British military in Germany.
Translated articles from the official Communist Party newspaper of the Soviet Union.
Provides 165 full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. Articles are in English, Spanish and Portuguese, and examine all aspects of Hispanic Studies. Works together and complements HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index). Also offers full-text key titles indexed by HAPI.
Includes full text journal articles from some of the most important journals in the field of education and library science and contains U.S. Department of Education reports.
Provides online access to current issues of selected scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
American Physical Society's Physical Review Online Archives. The complete archive consists of all of Physical Review back to 1893, all of Physical Review Letters back to 1958, and all of Reviews of Modern Physics back to 1929.
Articles from the official news agency of the People’s Republic of China, translated into English.
Provides comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information, including congressional publications and documents, statistics, current members of Congress and congressional committees, and regulatory and statutory information.
Provides online access to over 3.8 million dissertations and master's theses with 1.7 million available in full text for immediate downloading. Citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861 and full text online from 1997 for over 1,000 schools submitting to the ProQuest UMI database.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers provides searchable access to full-text and full-images from some of America's most important newspapers.
This aggregated databases searches the digitized archival collections provided by ProQuest. KU’s subscriptions include the NAACP Papers, the Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century and the FBI Confidential Files and Radical Politics in the US.
ProQuest legislative insight module A is a Federal legislative history service that makes available thoroughly researched compilations of digital full text publications created by Congress during the process leading up to the enactment of U.S. Public Laws.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Law.
A comprehensive database available that indexes and abstracts general interest magazines and scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines and newspapers in the social sciences, humanities and sciences. The database includes more than 3820 titles -- over 2550 in full text -- from 1971 forward.
Includes statistical data produced by the U.S. government; international intergovernmental organizations, professional and trade organizations, business organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, state government agencies, and universities. The KU Libraries subscribe to the Tables collection, the American Statistics Index (ASI), and Index to International Statistics (IIS) modules. ASI abstracts and indexes federal statistical publications dating back to 1973. IIS abstracts and indexes key statistical titles from international organizations dating back to 1983. Among these organizations are the United Nations, the European Union, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the World Bank.
Features DSM-V and the American Journal of Psychiatry from American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. Full text access is available to resources such as DSM-V, DSM-V Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-V Clinical Cases and other psychiatric textbooks and journals. Does not include DSM I-IV.
Provides full-text journal articles, many of which are indexed in PsychInfo. The content in this database is especially strong in child psychology and counseling services.
Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations in psychology and psychiatry. The journal literature spans 1887 to the present. Indexes journal content published by the American Psychological Association that is available through PsycARTICLES. Current chapter and book coverage includes worldwide English-language material published from 1987-present.
Provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.
Covers the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress. Produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Includes citations to literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of traumatic events.
Indexes essential areas related to public administration, including public administration research, public administration theory, administration and economy, administration and politics, administration and society, administrative structures and organization, public and social services, and public service personnel. Coverage dates back to 1964.
Journal citations and abstracts collected from the life sciences literature from 1947 to the present. Over 4,800 journals are indexed in the areas of clinical medicine, biomedicine, and health care.
"The U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature. Access to the full text of articles in PMC is free, except where a journal requires a subscription for access to recent articles."
The Amistad Research Center is the focus of this resource featuring primary source material on the Civil Rights Movement, segregation, discrimination and racial theory in America during three pivotal decades of the twentieth century, 1943-1970.
Provides indexing to the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the important events of the 20th century. Coverage includes 1890-1982.
Search across multiple Readex databases including Early American Imprints, African American Newspapers, U.S Congressional Serial Set, American State Papers, and the Foreign Broadcast Information Service.
Recent Researches in Music Online provides access to titles published since 2018 in the seven Recent Researches in Music series: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, 19th/20th centuries, American (including MUSA), and Oral Traditions. Users can access the complete content of scores and partbooks.
Provides full-text coverage to 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Includes full text for more than 300 journals covering world religions, biblical studies, history, political philosophy and more.
An international, highly annotated database with detailed content analysis of writings on musical history and culture between 1800 and 1950 from over 140 periodicals.
Consists of: a) an index beginning in 1980 to over 300 architectural periodicals held in the RIBA Library; b) a catalog of the books and a/v materials acquired by the RIBA Library; c) a catalog of the RIBA Library Photographs Collection; d) a catalog of drawings and other materials acquired by the RIBA Library Drawings Collection since 1986, with brief entries for all earlier acquisitions; e) a catalog of the RIBA Library Manuscripts Collection; f) a biographical database of architects. The RIBA Library was established in 1834.
Provides indexing and abstracts to articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, conference proceedings, discographies, dissertations, ethnographic recordings, Festschriften, films, iconographies, and videos covered by the Repertoire International de Literature Musicale.
RIPM Jazz Periodicals is comprised of 117 jazz journals published between 1920 and approximately the year 2000, primarily from the United States. Significant journals include, among others, Cadence, Mississippi Rag, and Record Changer.
"Integrated database search of full-text journal include searches in KISS and DBPia databases, more than 1.6 million theses & dissertations held in more than 150 universities in South Korea, and over 7.9 million bibliographic records."
Provides access to a subset of the ISSN Register comprising of bibliographic records which describe scholarly resources in Open Access which have been assigned an ISSN by the ISSN Network: journals, conference proceedings and academic repositories.
Access the entire run of one of the most important magazines to cover music and popular culture. The archive provides issue browsing and keyword searching of all text including articles, photo captions, and advertisements.
Provided by the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, Roper iPoll is the largest collection of poll data anywhere—from 1935 to present. Contains data from U.S. and international polling firms with broad topical coverage of opinions and behavior on social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more. International and U.S. datasets available for immediate download.
Contains the full content of the classic print encyclopedia, as well as new articles and updates which are often cross referenced to earlier works. (Restricted to 4 simultaneous users.)
Covers the social sciences and humanities with topics as diverse as archaeology, economics, history, law, linguistics, literary criticism, philosophy, political science, and religious studies. Includes citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, manuscripts, and dissertations published primarily in Russia, the republics of the former Soviet Union, and countries in Eastern Europe. Original script display is available for journals published in Cyrillic.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries, University of Iowa, University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Provides comprehensive coverage of national news, current events, economic developments and cultural events in Russia. Official sources (Rossiiskaia gazeta, Krasnaia zvezda, ITAR-TASS), independent media and partisan publications are all represented on this database, thus offering a wide array of opinions and perspectives. Several English-language newspapers including the notable Moscow Times, widely read by the international community in the Russian capital, constitute an important part of the database.
Electronic bibliography of books, journal and newspaper articles, theses and dissertations, reviews, musical scores, works of art, and maps 1998-2014.
Provides close-up coverage of developments throughout Russia. This database currently includes about 80 regional newspapers plus newspapers dealing with local issues of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Researchers can use this database to quickly access a variety of local news, as well as trace local reactions to national and international events.
Search the RSL's electronic catalog for books 1450-present, manuscripts, dissertations, maps, music, periodicals, microfilm, etc. The RSL also has separate catalogs for specialized collections (art, maps, musical scores, rare books, journals, newspapers, manuscripts, newspapers, foreign literature, etc.) as well as a growing repository for digital objects.
An online collection of books, pamphlets, serials, and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Covers a span of 400 years in North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean.
Produced by SAE International, this database indexes technical papers, standards, and conference proceedings relating to mobility systems engineering in the aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicle industries back to the early 1900s. SAE International was previously the Society of Automotive Engineers.
Full text content is only available for technical reports from 1998 to the present.
Indexes SAGE publications in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine and includes full-text access to some of the content.
Previously Sage Reference, this source contains a selection of encyclopedias and other ready-reference books covering a range of subjects in the social sciences disciplines.
An electronic virtual library covering a selected collection of scientific journals of Latin America, the Caribbean countries and Spain. As the project develops, new journal titles will be added in the library collection. The full-text content is in English, Portuguese and/or Spanish.
The online version of Science Citation Index has been incorporated into the Web of Science database.
Provides citation access to books and over 2,000 journals published by Elsevier in the following disciplines: science, technology, medicine, and social sciences. Full-text content is available to most of the journal titles 1995 to the present.
SciFinder-n is the new SciFinder platform, which changed in 2021. It is a comprehensive database for the chemical literature, searchable by topic, author, substances by name or CAS Registry Number, OR by using the editor to draw chemical structures, substructures, or reactions. It is a core research tool for chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, nanotechnology, physics, environmental science and other science and engineering disciplines. Registration is required. NOTE: If you have an active SciFinder registration, it is not necessary to register again for SciFinder-n; the same username will work for both products. For guides and tutorials, see SciFinder-n Training the Materials.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Pharmacy.
Contains current publications of importance for the study of film scholarship including indexes and filmographies: American Film Institute (AFI) Catalog, Film Index International (FII), and FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database.
FRAANK (Financial Reporting and Auditing Agent with Net Knowledge) gets financial information from 20K and 10Q, parses them, and populates an Excel spreadsheet. Seek-Inf (Search Engine for Extracting Knowledge from Industrial Filings) searches for non-financial and financial information from the following SEC filings: 8K, 10K, 10Q, 13F, DEF, 14A, S-1, Comment Letters, Response Letters, 20F, 40F, and AAERs.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Business.
Provides access to the more than 50,000 maps published within the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980. The maps illuminate a wide variety of topics in U.S. and World history.
Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of that year's textual and critical studies.
Provides access to the electronic editions of the research journals published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Includes recently posted articles scheduled to appear in SIAM's print journals over the next one to two years.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the Department of Mathematics.
Letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories; accounts from official, radical, and alternative organizations; posters, broadsides, pamphlets, advertisements, and rare materials; and Universal newsreel footage of the times.
This database include essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world as well as materials on free African-Americans in the colonies and the U.S. before 1870.This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
Provides up-to-date information on topics related to starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business.
Provides easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Contains over 15,000 thematic and interactive maps, the entire U.S. Census from 1790 to 2000, plus the first 2010 data release. Also includes the American Community Survey through the most current release, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study (RCMS) from 1980 to 2000 with the addition of 2010 and other recent data planned. (Restricted to 5 simultaneous users.)
Provides early access to scholarship by publishing article abstracts and the full-text access to preprints/working papers for leading scholarly journals. The SSRN includes author contact information to facilitate scholarly communication. The networks that make up the SSRN include: accounting; cognitive science; corporate; economics; entrepreneurship; financial; health; information; leadership; legal; management; marketing; negotiations; political; social insurance; classics; English and American literature; philosophy.
Provides researchers with the ability to cross-search the contents of major Russian periodicals on social sciences and humanities. It is comprised of all 31 journals of the Russian Academy of Sciences ranging from archeology to linguistics, as well as popular literary editions, and independent scholarly publications.
The online version of Social Sciences Citation Index has been incorporated into the Web of Science database.
Indexes and abstracts articles in the fields of community development; crisis intervention; evaluation research; the family and social welfare; gerontology; policy, planning and forecasting; poverty and homelessness; professional issues in social work; social development; social work education; support groups/networks; violence, abuse and neglect; and welfare services.
Indexes and abstracts journal articles in the fields of social work including homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more. (Restricted to 12 simultaneous users.)
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
The most important Soviet and Russian publication on culture from 1929 to the present, with reviews of major events in literature, theater, cinematography, and arts. Sovetskaia Ku'ltura went through several title changes. In Rabochii i iskusstvo (1929-1930) artists had relative freedom to create works for the New Soviet man. During the Stalin years, Socialist Realism became the official form of artistic expression that dominated Sovetskoe iskusstvo (1931-1941), Literatura i iskusstvo (1942-1944), and Sovetskoe iskusstvo (1944-1952), which frequently criticized many writers. Sovetskaia kul’tura (1953-1991) emerged during the thaw of the Khrushchev era.
Contains full-text and citation information on the following sports-related topics: exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training techniques, coaching, physical education, physical fitness, active living, recreation, history, facilities and equipment. Includes citations to books, conference proceedings, dissertations, reports, journal articles; and an extensive microform collection, the bulk of which is from the University of Oregon microfiche collection of North American Dissertations on Sport and Physical Education, dating back to 1949. (Restricted to 4 simultaneous users.)
SpringerProtocols (now part of the SpringerNature Experiments collection), contains over 50,000 reproducible laboratory protocols focused in the areas of biomedicine and life sciences from 1980-2012. SpringerProtocols expands on the Methods in Molecular Biology series and other methods series from Humana Press. Protocols are documents that provide predefined written procedural methods in the design and implementation of scientific experiments.
Provides online full-text access to journal titles from 1997 to 2016 (except for a small number of titles which are current) and to books published from 2005 to 2011. Published content is predominantly in the sciences, medicine, technology, business and economics.
A reference work and publishing project of the Metaphysics Research Lab at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) at Stanford University.
A comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Provides thousands of tables and millions of data points across a wide variety of topics.
Completely separate from the Times of London, the Sunday times is known for their investigative journalism, providing commentary and analysis of the week's news. To search Times Digital Archive, Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, and Sunday Times Digital Archive together, please click here and to use the check boxes on the page to limit the search to just the Times archives.
A literary journal with writers from around the world founded by Victoria Ocampo in 1931. Contents include literature, film, theatre, art, music, history, and politics. The electronic version offers all pages and images of the 364 issues, including covers and advertisements.
Covers all major academic journals published in Taiwan since 1991 about 1000 journal titles.
Includes the federal, state, and international publications: Tax Notes Today Federal, Tax Notes Today State, and Tax Notes Today International. Provides special reports, analytical articles, investigative reports, and commentary from leading practitioners, scholars, and government officials. Includes an online archive of articles written by tax experts, as well as a tax calendar covering important events and conferences. Registration is required. Follow these steps for your initial sign in.
Provides access to e-journals and books published by Taylor & Francis and its imprints including Routledge. KU does not subscribe to every title provided by Taylor and Francis.
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals in assessment, continuing education, curriculum development, elementary education, and school administration.
Contains hundreds of personal letters, diaries, photos, and maps from the collections of the Kansas State Historical Society and the Kansas Collection of the Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas. Includes a tutorial for Territorial Kansas history with lesson plans.
Provides access to hundreds of the world's most important plays, documentaries, interviews, and instructional materials.
Provides access to hundreds of the world's most important plays, documentaries, interviews, and instructional materials
A collection of most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453.
The largest, most detailed thesaurus of its kind, covering the classical period through 600 AD.
Full-text and full-image articles from the Times of London. To search Times Digital Archive, Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, and Sunday Times Digital Archive together, please click here and to use the check boxes on the page to limit the search to just the Times archives.
Covers 1902 to 2019 with access to book reviews, film reviews, play reviews and more. To search Times Digital Archive, Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, and Sunday Times Digital Archive together, please click here and to use the check boxes on the page to limit the search to just the Times archives.
Contains full text for articles from diverse sources exploring current events in social, political & economic issues.
A gateway index, full text searching, annotated agreements and texts, links to history and precursor agreements, and downloadable documents. Training pages and videos offer research techniques and tips.
Resource for trumpet related news, interviews, articles, as well as video reports and lessons.
Primary source material, including maps, from the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Searchable by subject, publication category, standing committee author, and other parameters.
A comprehensive electronic guide to federal, state, local and international public documents, spanning over 200 years of publication.
Texts from the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978.
ID and Password log-in is required. Follow link for details. Collection of searchable Taiwanese full-text newspapers from the United Daily News group, including the Lian he bao from 1951; United Daily News - 1951 to present; Min Sheng Daily - 1978 to 2006; Star News - 1999 to 2006; Economic Daily News - 1967 to present; United Evening News - 1988 to present; Europe Daily - 2000 to 2009; World News America - 2000 to present; and Upape - 2007 to present.
The Ukrainian National Bibliography is useful source (index) for identifying materials published in the Republic of Ukraine. Formats include books, journals, newspapers, theses and dissertations, reviews, maps, music, works of art, and periodicals from the Ukrainian Book Chamber.
Includes publications in Russian, Ukrainian, and English, covering a broad range of political, economic, and cultural affairs of Ukraine. It also includes news wire reports and the Ukrainian Book Chamber's editions, which list everything published in Ukraine with detailed bibliographic description.
Provides detailed information on print and electronic serials published throughout the world in all subjects. It includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly, open access or by paid subscription. Includes daily and weekly newspapers, as well as serials that ceased publication since 1979.
The University of Michigan Press offers an extended list of Open Access ebooks, including e-textbooks and ebooks that support equity, diversity and inclusion. KU Libraries contributes funding to provide open access to worldwide readers.
A portal that retrieves data series from the United Nations System and other international organizations. Sources include FAO, ILO, WHO, and the Human Development Report. Country profiles and glossaries are also provided.
This collection of streaming content spans the presidential administrations of Lyndon Baines Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. The core collection includes evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, and NBC (since 1968), an hour per day of CNN (since 1995) and Fox News (since 2004).
Contains a wide range of material relating to popular entertainment in America, Britain, and Europe in the period from 1779 to 1930.
Provides full text coverage for more than 330 trade and industry related periodicals.
Contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day. Vogue is a unique record of American and international popular culture that extends beyond fashion.
Source of business news, with in-depth financial analysis and insightful business profiles. Dates of coverage: 1889 to 17 years ago.
The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news. Coverage extends from 1984 to 24 hours ago.
Archival coverage includes the last 4 years to the present. For older issues of the Wall Street Journal:
- Wall Street Journal (Proquest Access) (1984 to 24 hours ago)
- Wall Street Journal (historical) (1889 to 17 years ago)
How to register for access to The Wall Street Journal
- Visit the University of Kansas’ access page.
- You will be directed to KU’s Single Sign-On. Log in to your KU Account.
- You will be redirected to WSJ.com. Complete the registration fields using your KU email address to create your account.
- The email address and password you create will become your login credentials; please DO NOT use your KU credentials to create your account.
Once you’ve registered, you can access Wall Street Journal content via the web, as well as via apps for smartphones and tablets.
If you are a student, your account will stay active until your graduation date. Faculty and staff will need to refresh their membership annually to confirm they are still affiliated with KU.
If you already have a personal paid subscription, you can call 1-800-JOURNAL (1-800-568-7625) to cancel your individual subscription and switch to the membership through KU; you will be refunded the remaining balance. Once canceled, you can then activate your KU membership.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Business.
Includes all the articles published since the first issue of the paper in 1877 up to 16 years ago. In addition to news stories, includes editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, photos, and advertisements.
Indexes and abstracts citations in research journals across the disciplinary spectrum. Online version of: Arts and humanities citation index (1975-present); Science citation index (1900-present); and Social sciences citation index (1956-present).
Includes the records of books and journals held in university libraries throughout Japan.
WebCat plus is not updated. Users are recommended to use CiNii Research.
Please follow the instructions provided for accessing this resource via off campus/mobile device or on-campus library/office workstation. Siku Quanshu is the largest Chinese encyclopedia, compiled during the Qing dynasty (1773-1782) under Emperor Qianlong. To access to Siku Quanshu you must first download the Siku Quanshu Client Reader (Siku Reader). Note: this database can only be properly viewed by Internet Explorer. When using other browsers such as Firefox or Chrome, some of the Chinese characters may not be displayed correctly.
This archive of the Academy provides primary sources on multiple aspects of natural and physical sciences, as well as medicine and human rights.
Provides citation access to books and journals published by Wiley in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Full-text content is available to selected journal titles from 1997 to the present.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries, the KU Medical Center, and the School of Law.
Winmo, formerly RedBooks.com, provides competitive intelligence and prospecting data about the advertising industry. This resource contains information and profiles on thousands of U.S. and international advertisers.
Brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's reform activities, organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. This full-text resource also provides learning modules in the form of document projects, each of which is organized around a specific question about a single social movement.
A complete archive of consumer magazines aimed at female readership, including Good Housekeeping, Women’s Day, Ladies’ Home Journal, Town and Country, Parents and more. Covers a multitude of 19th and 20th century aspects of history and culture, including child education and development, fashion, design, health, and psychology.
Portal for the World Bank Development Data Development Group that coordinates statistical and data work and maintains a number of macro, financial and sector databases. Topics include: agriculture, environment, financial sector, health, poverty, and many more. For additional World Bank resources, please click here.
Streaming video collection covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. To search American History in Video and World History in Video together, please click here.
Material covering 1995-2013 from non-U.S. media sources provided to the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) by analysts from the Open Source Center's (OSC) domestic and overseas bureaus. Successor to the daily reports from the Foreign Broadcasting Information Service (FBIS) and reports from the Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) . Content focuses primarily on military, political, environmental, scientific, technical, and socioeconomic issues and is compiled from non-U.S. media sources.
World News Digest provides over 300,000 original summaries and essays on current events.
Latin American Newspapers Series 1 provides more than 35 fully searchable newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and elsewhere. Latin American Newspapers offers unprecedented coverage of the people, issues, and events that shaped this vital region between 1805 and 1922. Latin American Newspapers Series 2 deepens coverage of important countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, and Mexico; and extend the reach of WNA into countries not represented in LAN I such as Bolivia, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Belize.
Collection of primary source documents from around the world that covers influential protest and reform movements spanning decades.
Combines historical and contemporary reference and archival materials with current events. It provides primary sources, academic journals, news feeds, reference articles, maps, statistics, etc. Subjects include: area studies, history, political science, international relations, anthropology, sociology, economics, environmental studies, cultural studies, literature, music, the arts and religion.
Cancelled due to budget constraints. This resource will be unavailable after September 29, 2017. Access retained to Historical Collections only.
Includes annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare. The goal is to add material published or produced since 1900. Each year, coverage will move forward one year and backwards at least three years.
Collating material from archives around the world, this resource features ephemera, souvenir artifacts and personal reflections collected by fair-goers as well as official records from the organising committees and examples international reception. Material includes pamphlets, guide books, official catalogues, periodicals, minutes, correspondence, and a large number of visual materials.
Includes millions of records describing items owned by OCLC member libraries, including the KU Libraries.
Abstracts and indexes journals in political science, international relations, law, public administration and policy, including the merged backfile of Political Science Abstracts and ABC POL SCI. Some full-text linking. Coverage 1975 - .
The National Yiddish Book Center offers online access to the full texts of nearly 11,000 out-of-print Yiddish titles. Browse, read, download or print any or all of these books, free of charge. These titles were scanned under the auspices of the Steven Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library, and have been made available online through the Internet Archive.
The Yŏnhaengnok Collection is a collection of travelogues recorded by Korean envoys who traveled to China during the Koryŏ and Chosŏn dynasties from the 12th century to the 19th century. Users can browse travel records by time period, king, and author. It is multi-languages searchable full-text including classical Korean and Chinese.
User's manual found here: https://guides.lib.ku.edu/ld.php?content_id=24003256
Index database for Japanese magazines and scholarly journals published from the Meiji era to the present. Pre-1945 records include publications in former colonial areas of Japan. (Restricted to 55 simultaneous users (shared with Japanese Studies consortium)).
Zhong yang ri bao (Central Daily News) provided informative reports on politics, economy, military, culture, foreign relations and the society. Those records can serve as an important reference for modern China studies. 1928-1949 published in Shanghai.Central Daily News has been the official news media for the KMT government until it ceased in 2006.
KU has access to Series 1 (1928 – 1949), and Series 2 (1949 – 1965).
An e-book collection and a searchable database of Chinese local gazetteers. The collection has 2,000 titles of rare and special edition local gazetteers printed in China from ancient time up to 1949.
Available for 1 simultaneous user (shared by 3 libraries)
Indexes and abstracts citations in research journals, books, conference papers, and more from 1864 to the present. It covers research in behavior, biodiversity, conservation, ecology, genetics, habitat, morphology, nomenclature, parasitology, physiology, reproduction, taxonomy, and zoogeography. It also provides organismal systematic and taxonomic information and alignment of Zoological Record Thesaurus that goes back to 1864.
Cancelled due to budget constraints. This resource will be unavailable after January 31, 2018. Access retained to 1864-2017.