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Reference Sources

Access Science -- The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Online.

ARTstor -- A collection of images of artwork and architecture from museums around the world.

Biography in Context  -- Access to full-text biographical information with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers.

Digital Library of Appalachia -- Online access to archival and historical materials related to the culture of the southern and central Appalachian region.

The Encyclopedia of Life Sciences -- A full-text encyclopedia in the biological sciences.

Facts on File -- The "Issues and Controversies" database, which contains unbiased information on current topics.

First Research -- Industry. economic, employment, and labor market information.

Gale Databases -- Access Biography in Context, World History in Context, the Gale Virtual Reference Library, GREENR,  and the Literature Resource Center.

Gale Virtual Reference Library -- A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Global Issues in Context: Perspectives on International News and Events -- Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) -- Provides focus on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues.

Grolier Online Encyclopedias -- Search online encyclopedias including Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia and New Book of Knowledge for Children.

Hoover's Business Information -- In-depth business, company, and industry information.

KYVL -- Kentucky Virtual Library links and access to databases and Internet resources.

Life Quotes -- On this website you'll find more than 36,000 quotations from over 6,000 famous people, such as Benjamin Disraeli, Oscar Wilde, Marilyn Monroe, Winston Churchill, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Mark Twain, William Shakespeare, Confucius, Woody Allen, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr. and other great authors. 

Literature Resource Center -- Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Also contains Scribner Writer Series and Twayne's Authors Series.

Oxford Art Online -- Access to the full-text versions of The Dictionary of Art and the Oxford Companion to Western Art.

Oxford English Dictionary -- A searchable, online version of the OED, an authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of the English language.

Oxford Music Online -- Access to various full-text musical dictionaries.

Oxford Quick Reference -- Search more than 200 dictionaries, language references, subject reference works and the Oxford Companion Series.

Polling the Nations -- A database of survey and polling results gathered from the and more than 60 foreign countries.

SYBWorld (Statesmen's Yearbook World) -- Country profiles with political, social, economic, and biographical information on world nations and their leaders.

World History in Context -- An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.

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