October 26, 2021

Open Access: Kentucky Research Commons Launches

One-stop searching!

From the U. of Kentucky Libraries:

The University of Kentucky Libraries has collaborated with several counterparts and Berkeley Electronic Press to create Kentucky Research Commons, an online portal that highlights and provides access to scholarly works produced at different institutions in the Commonwealth.

Institutions with Materials Accessible via Kentucky Research Commons:

  • Asbury Theological Seminary
  • Bellarmine University
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Louisville
  • Western Kentucky University

Direct to Kentucky Research Commons

See Also: Berkeley Electronic Press also offers the Digital Commons Network.
This one-stop search tool provides access to research and other scholarly materials deposited in hundreds of repositories that use bepress technology.

You can search the entire network and/or by specific disciplines.

For example, here’ the Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons where LIS materials are located.

Also, numerous ways to narrow/focus results using hyperlinked facets.

Direct to Digital Commons Network (an infoDOCKET favorite resource).

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