Database of the Week: A Semester in Review

Each week during the semester, a message is sent to the campus highlighting distinct collections that can be found in the library's online databases. These research resources contain journal articles, ebooks, primary sources, images, streaming video & audio, and more. Some weeks, the message highlights a single database; other weeks, the message highlights selected resources acknowledging a special event.

Here is a compilation of the library's online resources recognized during the Fall 2020 semester. Click on the more link for more detailed information on each database or collection

COVID-19 in America: Response, Issues, and the Law, contains information about how COVID-19 has impacted public health, economics, society, and the world. (more..)

HathiTrust has preserved 17+ million digitized items for scholarly purposes (more...)

Latinx Resources for Latinx Heritage Month (more...)

American Slave: A Composite Autobiography is a full-text ebook database with multiple volumes of slave narratives compiled by the Library of Congress (more...)

Civil Rights and Social Justice Collection (HeinOnline) provides more than 500 scholarly articles, hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislation, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights. (more...)

LGBT Magazine Archive (in recognition of LGBTQ+ History Month) contains runs of 26 of the most influential, longest-running serial publications covering LGBT interests. (more...)

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that provides instant links to full text content for articles as you do research on the web. 

Halloween Edition (more...)
Election Day 2020 Edition (more...)
Indigenous Heritage Month Edition (more...)

Life Magazine Archive contains 64 years of the famed photojournalism magazine, in a cover-to-cover format with fully indexed articles. (more...)

World AIDS Day Edition (more...)

Women at Work During World War II holds digitized letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and other first-hand accounts. (more...)

To see the library's entire collection of 455 online databases, go to
When you are off campus, you will need to login with your Kenyon username/password and DUO to access the library's online resources. For more information on off-campus access, please watch our video on Off-Campus Login and Linking to Full-Text, one of the Middle Path Minute videos in the library's tutorial series on YouTube.