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Core Databases

Access the essential databases for Kinesiology, Health Education, and Athletic Training. For more, see the Kinesiology, Health Education, and Athletic Training Subject Guide.

Comprehensive List

Access the recommended databases for Kinesiology, Health Education, and Athletic Training. For more, see the Kinesiology, Health Education, and Athletic Training Subject Guide.

  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • Biography Index (Steely Reference):
    Index to biographical materials in books and magazines, 1946-1984. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Biography Reference Bank:
    An extensive biography database. Full text included; ( + )
  • Book Review Digest (Steely Reference):
    Access to citations for book reviews, 1905-1982. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Book Review Digest Plus:
    Book reviews from periodicals. Full text included; ( + )
  • Book Review Index (Steely Reference):
    Access to citations for book reviews, 1965-2009. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • CINAHL:
    The definitive database for nursing and allied health professions. Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Consumer Health Complete:
    Comprehensive source of health-related topics for patients. Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Digital Commons Network:
    Access to scholarly journal articles and research. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Books:
    A directory of open-access books. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Journals:
    Definitive index to peer-reviewed, open-access journals. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Dissertations and Theses:
    Comprehensive access to dissertations and theses worldwide. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • E-Journals:
    Citations from EBSCO ejournals (limited full-text). Citation only; ( + )
  • Education Research Complete:
    A comprehensive education database. Full text included; ( + )
  • ERIC:
    Essential for education research. Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • ERIC (.gov):
    Essential for education research. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Health Source Consumer Edition:
    Health information for the non-medical specialist. Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • JSTOR:
    Scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and business. Full text included; ( + )
  • MEDLINE:
    Authoritative medical research database. Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations:
    American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations (free):
    Open access to American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • Teacher Reference Center:
    Research on best practices for educators. Citation only; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Teacher Reference Center (free):
    Research on best practices for educators. Citation only; Open access; ( + )