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Electronic databases - title list K: Available in the Library's Reading Rooms

The electronic databases available in the British Library's London Reading Rooms cover business and intellectual property, the humanities (including rare books and music), manuscripts, maps, science, social science and official publications, newspapers and our Asia, Pacific & Africa Collections.

Owing to licensing restrictions, these resources can only be accessed from British Library workstations within our Reading Rooms and Business & IP Centre.

Except where indicated, titles are available in all the Library's London Reading Rooms.

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Title Brief Description

Format

Karger Online journals from Karger, mainly covering science, technology and medicine. Online resource

Keesing's online

Digest of political, social and economic events for all countries of the world from 1931.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.
Online resource
Key Note Full text access to more than 1,000 reports covering 30 industry sectors including everything from IT & computing to food, drink.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Business Information Reference Enquiry desk.

Online resource

The King James Bible The King James Version is an English translation of the Holy Bible, commissioned for the benefit of the Church of England at the behest of King James I of England and first published in 1611.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music or Manuscripts Reference Enquiry desks.

Online resource

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology Covers all areas of the chemical industry and allied fields. A useful resource for chemists, biochemists, engineers and anyone needing information on chemistry related topics.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Science Reference Enquiry desk.
Online resource
Kodeks Database A major source for Russian legislation comprising documents going back to 1991. It includes legislative acts issued by approximately 200 executive, legislative and judiciary bodies in Russia.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.

Online resource

Kompass Worldwide Detailed product and service listings for over 1.9 million companies in 70 countries. Key source for manu-facturers and suppliers with over 300,000 topics covered.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Business Information Reference Enquiry desk.
Online resource
Korean Patent Abstracts (KPA-A)
2001-
English-language abstracts of Korean (KR) patent applications.
NB: Only available from the standalone terminal in the Business & IP Centre - floor 2.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Business & IP Centre Floor 1 Reference Enquiry desk.
CD-ROM resource
Korean Patent Abstracts (KPA-B)
1979-
English-language abstracts of Korean (KR) patents.
NB: Only available from the standalone terminal in the Business & IP Centre - floor 2.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Business & IP Centre Floor 1 Reference Enquiry desk.
CD-ROM resource
Kotobarabia Contemporary Arabic Books 1980 to date A library of 4000 contemporary Arabic-language e-books, primarily from Egypt, in a wide range of subjects across the humanities and social sciences, including literature, popular culture, also conference transcripts.  Search in Arabic or browse.
For help with this resource
: see staff at the Asian & African Studies Reference Enquiry desk.
Online resource
Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance Collection 1820-1914 An electronic archive of 3000 books, mostly in Arabic, published 1820-1914 in Egypt, Syria and the Islamic World. Subject categories include philosophy and theology, literature, arts, history and politics. Search in Arabic or browse.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Asian & African Studies Reference Enquiry desk.
Online resource