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Graduate Student Survival Kit: Research Support

Resources and services to save you time and make your life as a graduate student easier.

Finding Articles

Search for articles in your subject area by using the research databases that focus on your discipline.
When looking for a specific article and have the citation, check the e-journals title listing for quick and easy access.

Finding Books

Use InfoKat Discovery to find materials owned and accessible at UK. Type carefully! A typo will result in 0 hits.


Finding Books on Shelves

Maps of each floor in Young Library help you locate the area you need. 

Finding Microfilm and Microfiche

Microfilm and microfiche are located in Young Library Periodicals Dept. on the second floor.  The staff at the desk will retrieve the microforms for you and assist you with using the readers. 

The microform reader/scanner/printers allow you to scan the images and save them to your flash drive or email them.  Printing is 12c per page.

If you have questions about microforms located in other UK libraries, please contact the owning library for more information.

Finding Dissertations and Theses

Ask a Librarian

UKnowledge, University of Kentucky's Institutional Repository

UKnowledge is a digital collection of unique scholarship created by University of Kentucky faculty, staff, students, departments, research centers, and administration. Members of UK’s academic community are encouraged to contribute their scholarship to UKnowledge.
To learn more, contact Adrian Ho, Director of Digital Scholarship. (859) 218-0895


Use EndNote to organize references, images and PDFs and create bibliographies in virtually any citation style required by leading journals.
Available for both Macintosh and Windows users.

EndNote download for UK faculty, staff & students
EndNote Help
EndNote Technical Support

Contact one of our EndNote Experts for more information:

Carla Cantagallo
Frank Davis

Valerie Perry
Jan Carver (EndNote Web)