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* Information Communication Technology: Databases
ICT encompasses all rapidly emerging, evolving and converging computer, software, networking, telecommunications, Internet, programming, and information systems technologies.
Listed below are several databases to help you get started with your research, though you'll want to consult others based upon your topic. Keep in mind that you can also look through all database subscriptionsat UK to find others that may be helpful.
Multi-disciplinary full-text database with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Indexes and abstracts more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
Provides full-text for thousands of business journals and other sources, peer-reviewed business publications, trade journals/general business magazines, books (most indexed by chapter), industry reports and market research reports.
Incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals, offering cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected coverage of over 100 more.
Subscription contains full-text core collection of electrical engineering and computing publications, including IEEE Society-sponsored transactions, journals, magazines and conferences covering electrical engineering and computer science. This doesn't include full-text IEEE standards or training modules.
Scopus is an abstracting and citation database of peer-reviewed literature that contains over 22,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers around the world, covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Scopus is a citation index which helps in determining the impact of articles and journals by highlighting which titles are most cited within a field. This makes it easy to move forward and backwards chronologically in the research trail because you can easily see the papers cited by an article as well as the articles that go on to cite the article later.
Statista integrates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from over 22,000 sources onto a single platform, providing researchers direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. It also provides data on market forecasts, white paper studies, dossiers, industry reports, digital market outlooks and consumer market outlooks. Sources include market reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. Charts can be downloaded in PNG, PowerPoint, Excel or PDF formats or embedded in web pages and used in papers or presentations.
Web of Science provides a wide array of resources including the Social Sciences Citation Index which provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in over 8,600 scholarly science and technical journals covering more than 150 disciplines, as well as numerous other indexes.
Academic Search Complete Search Results
While this clickable image is focused on Academic Search Complete, the search results you'll in other EBSCOhost databases will look quite similar. The image below provides pop-ups explaining important elements of your 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.