Online Research: Databases, Search Engines and Websites
KU Libraries at Edwards Campus
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Articles & Databases
What is the question? What is it you want to find?
Articles, Books, Gov-docs, Dissertations, Social Networks, Websites, More
A Selection ARTICLES, Books, ePubs?
How to find of DATABASES
Make your research POWERFUL
LibGuides Listen Libraries Homepage
Up! These are too
cool to pass up. course and subject
Articles & Databases
EMGT projects, Communication,
Dissertations, Education and other
KU scholarly publications
Question: Where in the
e-Books can be found are the journals?
Answer: In the databases
Library Catalog example: e-books
AND Question: Library E-Journals?
Answer: sources used by the
References Yes. www.lib.ku.edu left hand column.
author to write the article
Question: I your a citation
Cited by Extend have research for an article
Answer: Look for the journal title
forward to articles that have cited the in E-Journals !
article you have selected.
Question: Where are the databases?
Online Dissertation Links: Articles & Databases
• Dissertations & Which database is “best” for me?
Answer: After you
University of Kansas select Articles & Databases
select the subject for your research area.
• KU ScholarWorks
Question: Can I limit search results by date?
• ProQuest Dissertations and
Answer: Yes and
• Scirus-etd (worldwide) by Scholarly Journal, too.
http://bit.ly/h4pcUQ Abstract--can I get full text?
• VTLS Visualizer: (worldwide)
http://www.ndltd.org/find Answer: Get at KU searches
• WorldCat.org “find for fullin libraries
all databases items text articles.
Question: Get at KU didn’t find full text?
Answer: Request a loan or copy of this item.
PeerIf not available in the KU Libraries click here
Question: What are Scholarly
to see WebRetrieve !
Journals? also, Requestpublish
See Journals that Materials on Libraries
articles reviewed by a panel of , left hand column
peers in a specified research
area. Question: Access databases from home?
Question: Yes! You’llknow your KU Online ID
Answer: How do I need a
journal Question: KU Most
is refereed? Libraries on my mobile?
databases have a !
Answer: Yes peerMobile http://lib.ku.edu/m/
scholarly option you cando I need to write a
Question: What select
Question: Ulrich's Web Use
this Journal directory to find out if
Answer: A general Rule of Two: 2 databases
a specific journalsubject databases) 2 search
(try a mix of title is peer
engines; 2 websites, 2 books
ABI/INFORM Business Management
America's news newspapers worldwide
Avery index to architectural periodical
Business Source Complete
Communication & mass media
DSM-V (Diagnostic and statistical manual
of mental disorders)
Dissertations & Theses@KU
ebrary Academic Complete 70,000+
Encyclopedia of Social Work
ERIC general education
GenderWatch Gender diversity journals
Hoover's Online public, private, and
international business research
Google scholar search via databases!
Linguistics & language behavior
abstracts (LLBA) education
Mentel Reports Marketing, International
OmniFile full text multidiscipline
PAIS International political science,
Plunkett research online
industry analysis, marketing
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
ProQuest research library
ProQuest statistical insight
PsycINFO psychology & aspects of
Public administration abstracts
excellent resource for PAUD
ScienceDirect among the best for
science and social sciences
Social services abstracts
community, intervention, policy
Social work abstracts
Web of science Science, Social
Science.and Arts multidiscipline
Wiley online library excellent for
academic research multidiscipline
Women and social movements in US
1600 to 2000
World Bank e-library PolicyPapers
World Trade Organization