Writing & Presentations for the Life Sciences
General Literature and Database Resources
The following is a partial
scientific information resources available through the University of Kentucky
Libraries System. You are strongly
urged to visit and use the following
sites where there is a much more comprehensive listing of resources:
Specific Literature and Database Resources
Most of the following databases are available off-campus for
UK faculty, staff, and students. Please use the off-campus access instructions for accessing the UK library system from off campuses locations.
||Access to the following databases (and more that are not
|IDatabase which indexes primarily USDA-funded research
in agricultural research journals and extension publications produced
by the National Agriculture Library.
|Comprehensive database on ethics.
|Comprehensive database in the life sciences from 1980-present.
|Indexes over 7,000 journals and includes comprehensive
abstracts with content back to 1910. Most comprehensive agricultural
research database and has international coverage.
|Includes all areas of medicine back to 1966. It has the
same data as PubMed but in a different format.
Current Contents Search
|CC Search is the electronic version of Current Contents,
providing access to tables of contents and bibliographic data from over
7,000 of the world's leading scientific and scholarly journals and approximately
||Includes a section of 23 databases in the Biological Sciences
ranging from fisheries to biotechnology.
|Community of Science
||Includes GeoRef, U.S. Patent Citations, Federal Register,
CRIS and much more.
||Maintained by the National Library of Medicine and is
used by the life sciences and medical communities. Includes tutorials
and MeSH browsing capabilities
||University of Kentucky
Libraries online catalog, includes books, journals, government documents
owned by the University of Kentucky.
||A great resource to current methods and full text
protocols in the life sciences.
||Electronic access to Science Citation Index,
Social Science Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Index
from 1989 to date.