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Includes frequently used resources like Academic Search Complete, Google Scholar, JSTOR, PsycINFO, PubMed, Web of Science and WorldCat.

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Subject and Course Guides

Expert-recommended resources for finding articles, databases, journals, books, websites and other useful resources for a subject or a KU course.

  • Digital Collections

    Digital projects and collections from disciplines across the KU campus. Digital research, online journals, scholarly publishing, and image collections are all represented.

  • Dissertations and Theses

    Information on formatting dissertations and theses, as well as locating dissertations and theses at KU.

  • GIS Data

    Local and state data, interactive maps, US Government and Census data and more.

  • Government Documents

    Resources from a number of government and quasi-government organizations, including the US Federal Government, the United Nations, and the European Union.

  • International Collections

    Diverse and unique international collections with strengths in African Studies; East Asian Studies; Slavic and Eurasian Studies; Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

  • Images

    Images from a variety of sources including collections digitized KU, collections licensed from commercial sources, and high quality publicly available collections.

  • KU ScholarWorks

    The digital repository of the University of Kansas. It contains scholarly work created by KU faculty and staff, as well as material from the University Archives.

  • Kenneth Spencer Research Library

    Collections that encompass recorded human knowledge ranging from cuneiform tablets written four millennia ago, to the imagined far-future landscapes of science fiction authors being published today.

  • Streaming Video

    Resources for finding and streaming online video from a variety of sources.

  • TR Smith Map Collection

    The map collection includes over 440,000 paper maps and air photographs, covering all areas of the world, with particular strengths in maps of Kansas and of the  U.S.A.

Temporary COVID-19 Access

Due to the impact of COVID-19, a number of publishers are providing expanded access to online content on a temporary basis.

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