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IPS 610: Information Resources: UK Libraries' Catalogs and General Databases

To aid IPS 610 students in finding information resources. Fall 2017.

InfoKat Discovery

  • Accessible to anyone in the world
  • Shows which publications (books, journals, newspapers, etc.) UK owns
  • Includes patron information accessible by linkblude login (My Account). Options include checking fines owed, renewing books and verifying due dates.
  • Full-text electronic books are available.

E-Journals Databases

E-Journals can be accessed using the Search Box on the UK Libraries Homepage.

  • Available off-campus via EZProxy
  • Provides basic information and access for over 40,000 electronic journal titles

WorldCat (FirstSearch)

  • Useful for verifying citations for materials not owned by UK Libraries, checking for libraries in the region that own the materials, and for placing Interlibrary Loan requests.
  • May be used as an alternative to InfoKat Discovery if the results are limited to materials owned by UK Libraries.
  • Accessiible on the AIC Selected Databases tab (on the left side of the screen--click on "See All").

Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)

  • Includes references to U.S., Canadian, British, and other European dissertations and theses with detailed abstracts.
  • Includes fulltext for most dissertations.
  • You can access Dissertations and Theses Global on the AIC Selected Databases tab (on the left side of the screen).

Agricultural Information Center Reference Librarian