WorldCatis a database that has all of the holdings from over 17,000 libraries worldwide. This is the database the library uses when you request something on interlibrary loan. If you log in from on-campus, it will even tell you if KU already has what you are looking for.
WorldCatThis link opens in a new windowThe most comprehensive and up-to-date bibliographic resource available. Union catalog of materials held by OCLC libraries. 50,000,000+ bibliographic records for audio-visual materials, books, maps, musical scores, newspapers, periodicals and more. Updated daily. Coverage 1000 BC - present.
Google Scholar at KU
Google Scholaris a special search engine in Google that specifically looks for research articles. If you use it from on-campus, then it will give you a link to an article if it's in one of the library databases.