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E-Books at the University of Kentucky Libraries: Gale Virtual Reference Library


About this Resource

Collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.

Subjects include:

  • Arts
  • Biography
  • Business
  • Education
  • Environment
  • General Reference
  • History
  • Information and Publishing
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Literature
  • Medicine
  • Multicultural Studies
  • Nation and World
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology

Use & Download Info


  • Documents available online in HTML or PDF format, and downloadable as PDFs.

Software requirements

  • PDF reader such as Adobe Reader required for PDFs.

Mobile options

  • All items accessible via the free Access My Library app.
  • You can also save and send PDF documents directly to your e-reader (e.g. via your @Kindle address) or drag and drop PDF files from your computer to your e-reader (when connected via USB). For additional information, please see your e-reader's instruction guide

Assistance in downloading to your Google Drive/One Drive account


Other Usage Info




Users can print single articles from the article toolbar or multiple articles at once from their Saved Articles.