Last Updated: Jul 8, 2014
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.
Use this guide to find library resources and reliable websites in Family & Consumer Sciences. It directs you to articles, journals, books, and informational websites. For more information or help, contact the Reference Desk at (270)745-6125 or the Health Sciences Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
General academic database (online index) -- search articles by subject, author.
- ERIC (EBSCO)
ERIC gives abstracts of journal articles in the field of education since 1966. Also contains abstracts of ERIC Documents (which use an ED number) including research reports, association publications, conference proceedings, teaching guides, instructional materials, professional development materials, and bibliographies. Many references link to full text.
- Family Index Database
Family & Society Studies Worldwide™ is a core resource providing the most comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. FSSW is an anthology of 4 database files providing access to more than 1.3 million records. Coverage spans from 1970 to the present.
- Google Scholar
A free Web-based Google service that restricts searches to the scholarly literature. Now features linking to full-text of articles held by WKU.
One-Search is a Google-like search box for a quick start on your WKU Libraries research -- finds books, articles, and more.