Reference Resources

Subscription Databases


CQ Researcher - weekly reports covering current issues. Each report contains an abstract, overview, background information, a pro/con section, a bibliography and more. If you are searching off-campus log in to the proxy server.

Credo Reference - searchable database of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, and more. Only current students may access this database. If you are searching off-campus log in to the proxy server.

Oxford Reference Online - searchable database of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc. Only current students may access this database. If you are searching off-campus log in to the proxy server.

Public Databases


CUFTS Journal Search - users can locate databases where a particular journal is indexed and where it is available as full text

Forvo: The Pronunciation Guide - listen to words from hundreds of languages pronounced by native speakers

Internal Revenue Service

Kentucky Revenue Cabinet - Tax Forms

Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer

Occupational Outlook Handbook. U.S. Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Searchable database of hundreds of job titles; entries provide information on educational requirements, job prospects, job descriptions, and earnings. Includes links to state occupation outlook databases

OneLook Dictionary Search - searchable database that provides definitions from numerous online dictionaries

Online Conversion.com. Conversions for percentages, weight, mass, volume, temperatures, speed, pressure, power, fuel economy, cooking, light, acceleration, area, density, date/time, astronomy, radiation, gauge, blood sugar, grade point average, wind chill, Roman numerals, tip calculation and more

Salary.com. Salaries calculated by job title and zip code. Job search resources included. www.salary.com

Time Service Department. U.S. Naval Observatory

Time and Date.com. Date and time of day around the world; calendars for all years; time zone converter

U.S. Zip Codes. United States Postal Service