Database of the Week: World AIDS Day

To help raise awareness of World AIDS Day (12/1/2020), this week the library is highlighting our online resources that may help you research HIV/AIDS and other diseases:

  • CINAHL Plus is a robust collection of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 770 journals. 
  • MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier life sciences database, where you can explore biomedicine and life sciences, bioengineering, public health, clinical care, and plant and animal science.
  • MEDLINE (EBSCO with Full-Text) provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences. The database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals.
To find articles on HIV/AIDS in these databases, try using combinations of the following keywords:
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • AIDS
  • AIDS vaccines
  • Communicable diseases
  • HIV
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • Public health
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Transmission
  • Treatment
For more information on HIV/AIDS, consider visiting the following websites:

To find any of the other 450+ databases available in the library's online collection, go to The library's entire collection of research databases may be found in this alphabetized list. 

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. 

If you ever have any questions about using any of the library's databases or on how to find more library resources, don't hesitate to contact the library's Research & Reference Desk or email a librarian

We are available to help you, wherever you are. The Research & Reference Desk is open daily (hours vary) via chat, text (740-444-4031), and email ( You may also make an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one help.