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Academic Search Complete

A multi-disciplinary database that provides abstracts and full text articles from thousands of scholarly and peer-reviewed titles.

Help: Watch the Academic Search Complete tutorial on Niche Academy.

Black Life in America

Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day. Sources include the Lexington Herald-Leader (1983-current issue), and The Jessamine Journal (2005-current issue). To log in from home, enter your library card number as your password.

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Consumer Health Complete

This full-text database offers easy-to-understand health information, covering topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition, children’s health, men’s and women’s health, etc.

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Consumer Reports (via MasterFILE Premier)

To search full-text articles from this popular consumer review magazine, type “Consumer Reports” in the publication field, then enter your search terms in the search field at the top of the page.

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Search one or several of EBSCOhosts’ many databases for full-text articles or abstracts in a variety of topics such as business, health and medicine, sociology, and education.

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Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) 

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Provides access to library catalogs and over 40 databases of magazine, newspaper, encyclopedia, and scholarly journal articles. For all ages.

To receive the KYVL login information, enter your library card number or contact us by email, text at (859) 538-5885 (standard messaging rates apply) or phone at (859) 885-3523 ext. 243.

MasterFILE Premier

This comprehensive, general database provides access to articles on a broad range of topics including general interest, business, consumer health, general science and multicultural titles.

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News and information from reliable newspapers and magazines spanning the U.S., including the Jessamine Journal (2005-current issue) and Lexington Herald-Leader (1983-current issue). If you are using the database from home, enter your library card number as your password.

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Newspaper Source

Provides full-text articles from more than 40 U.S. and international newspapers.

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Search article abstracts and library catalogs around the world.