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The following databases and resources are available to help KSI students with their research and learning. If you need additional research support, please contact the KSI librarian.



EbscoHost provides access to abstracts and full-text journal articles on research topics from computers to medicine.  The following databases are available in EbscoHost through the full-text journals link:

  • Academic Search Premier provides full text articles for more than 4,650 journals (more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles) as well as indexing and abstracts for over 8,450 journals. Among the topics covered are computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, and medical sciences.
  • Business Source Elite provides full text articles for over 1,000 business and economics publications.
  • ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) provides education literature and resources, including journals in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.”

To access the databases, click on EbscoHost and use the following User ID and password:

User ID: KSI
Password: Enter the first six digits of your student ID number 


Information Literacy

Information literacy is the ability to determine the information needed, understand how information is organized and determine the value of the information sources.  It is a critical skill students need to conduct research.  Here are two on-line tutorials to help students develop this skill:

Empower Information Literacy from Wichita State University

University of Wisconsin Information Literacy Tutorial


Professional Organizations

Computer-related professional organizations are a critical source of information and training.  Listed on the Professional Organizations web page are key organizations for the computer industry.  These organizations also publish a number of journals, many of which are relevant to KSI students.  Please check the Periodicals page for more information on these journals in the library.


Subject Resources

Online resources can provide additional opportunities for research and learning on key subjects offered in KSI’s curriculum.  Relevant web sites are listed for the following subjects:

Digital Art
Programming Languages
Software Engineering


World Cat

If you are unable to find a book in the KSI Library catalog, please check WorldCat, which contains the world's largest collection of library records.  You may be able to locate the book at a local library.  Otherwise, please contact the KSI Librarian to request a book at another library. 


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