Resources by Subject: "General"
Access World News (formerly NewsBank) allows users to find information on topics related to business, communications, economics, government, journalism, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content including the Kentucky Post and Lexington Herald-Leader. Also includes Access Business News, Access International News, Access Military, Government, and Defense, Access Newswires and Transcripts and Acceda Noticias.
Access World News is available both on-campus and off-campus.
Encyclopedic entries searchable by subject or keyword; equivalent to print Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Global Issues in Context uses a wealth of resources to explain the historical and contemporary conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events. It supports research in virtually every corner of the library and in a wide variety of subject areas, including sociology, current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, & women.
GreenFILE is a collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles covers topics such as global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
JSTORE contains full-text articles for journals covering a broad range of subjects in Arts & Sciences including many of the core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science and sociology, ecology, mathematics and statistics, language and literature, music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, art and architecture, law, psychology, public policy and administration, business, and education.