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Lewis Honors College: Databases

Resource for students in the Lewis Honors College


UK Libraries subscribes to more than 450 databases which index journal articles, newspapers, magazines, multimedia, and many other information resources. You can browse all of them, though it's best to look at the ones selected for a particular subject's research guide. Below are a few commonly used databases.

Frequently-Used Databases

Academic Search Complete Search Results

This clickable image provides pop-ups explaining important elements of search results within Academic Search Complete.


Academic Search Complete Search Results


Finding a Known Item

What if you are asked to find a specific article for class? This 90 second video will detail how to find a specific article and a specific book at UK Libraries.

How to Get Full-Text

When searching for journal articles, you will notice the View Now button on many of your search results. Clicking on the View Now button will lead you to links for the full-text of the article or let you know that we do not have electronic full-text for that article.

If the full-text is not available, you can search InfoKat Discovery for a hardcopy of the article or request an interlibrary loan (ILL), if needed.

Frequently Asked Questions about View Now

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Google Scholar

It's a great idea to check Google Scholar along with other databases. Follow these instructions to connect Google Scholar results to UK's full text holdings.