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  1. Environmental Engineering Abstracts
    1. Database Name: Environmental Engineering Abstracts
    2. Description: Environmental Engineering Abstracts covers the world literature pertaining to technological and engineering aspects of air and water quality, environmental safety, and energy production. More than 700 primary journals are thoroughly indexed and abstracted. Over 2,500 additional sources, including monographs and conference proceedings, are also monitored for relevant articles. [from the CSA Fact Sheet]
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/environmentalengabstracts?accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD03768
    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Coverage: Agricultural equipment and methods, Arctic and tropical engineering, Coastal engineering, Environmental impact and protection, Hazardous materials, Heat exchangers, Hydroelectric power, Internal combustion engines, Mines and quarry equipment, Nuclear power plants, Pipes and pipelines, Sources and control of air pollution, Steam power, Thermoelectric energy, Tidal and wind power, Treatment of sewage and industrial wastes, Turbines, Water analysis and treatment techniques [from the CSA Fact Sheet]
    7. Time Span: 1990-present
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  2. Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources
    1. Database Name: Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources
    2. Description: A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.
    3. Host URL: http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:umd_um&res_id=info:sid/gale:GVRL&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft_id=info:sid/gale:bmcode:recid/0TGQ
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD07725
    5. Vendor: Gale
  3. Environmental Science Collection (ProQuest)
    1. Database Name: Environmental Science Collection (ProQuest)
    2. Description: This collection of over 15 different databases covers all aspects of environmental sciences. Search all of the databases together or individually.
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/environmentalscience/accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08315
    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  4. ERIC
    1. Database Name: ERIC
    2. Description: Provides access to information from over 1000 education and education-related journals as well as a variety of non journal materials, or ERIC documents.
    3. Host URL: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=eric
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD01516
    5. Vendor: EBSCO
    6. Coverage: All aspects and levels of education
    7. Time Span: 1966 - present
    8. Search Hints: Non-journal documents are available via microfiche; they are also online from 1993-present. The database includes an online thesaurus.
  5. Espacenet
    1. Database Name: Espacenet
    2. Description:
    3. Host URL: http://ep.espacenet.com
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD03767
    5. Vendor: European Patent Office
    6. Coverage: When entering the esp@cenet service you are offered a choice of several databases. These databases differ in their data coverage. When searching in "worldwide patents", you will cover the largest range of documents. By searching in "Belgian patents", you will only cover the last two publication years of Belgian patent documents.

      Do not expect to cover the whole state-of-the-art by searching in national Patents only.

      Databases available on esp@cenet® have also some limitations in the number and the quality of fields accessible that should be considered when drawing conclusions from the result of a search.

      Commercial patent databases usually offer extra value, by the number of fields you can access, and due to the content of the abstract that has been rewritten to facilitate easieraccess to the document by keyword searches.

      To sum up, a patent database user should always be aware of the content of the database he is using and know the limitations of the fields.
  6. Essential Science Indicators (ESI)
    1. Database Name: Essential Science Indicators (ESI)
    2. Description: MPower Virtual Research Library. Essential Science Indicators can determine the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in their field of study — as well as emerging research areas that can impact their work. This unique and comprehensive compilation of science performance statistics and science trends data is based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. It is an analytical resource for policymakers, administrators, analysts and information specialists in government agencies, universities, corporations, private laboratories, publishing companies and foundations, as well as members of the scientific press and recruiters. Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is useful tool to help answer questions about research performance. For example: Which institutions produce the most highly-cited research in a particular field? Where does our institution rank in this group? Who are the most influential researchers in this field? Is our institutions citation activity on an upward or downward trend? How did changes in funding influence the impact of research in a particular country or institute? Which are the hottest topics in research right now? How does my article’s citation count compare to similar articles? ESI produces a variety of metrics and features such as Top 1% of Scientists and Institutions; Top 50% of Journals and Countries/Territories; Highly Cited Papers: Top 1% of cited papers per discipline; Hot Papers: Papers from the last two years that were cited the most (top 0.1%) in the last 2 months; Research Fronts: Creates clusters of highly cited articles, useful for identifying ground breaking discoveries
    3. Host URL: http://esi.webofknowledge.com/home.cgi
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08668
    5. Vendor: The Thompson Corporation
  7. ETD Digital Library
    1. Database Name: ETD Digital Library
    2. Description: ETD Digital Library now called Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
    3. Host URL: http://www.theses.org/
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD05150
  8. ETDE World Energy Base
    1. Database Name: ETDE World Energy Base
    2. Description: Information on the environmental impact of energy production and use, including climate change; energy R&D; energy policy; nuclear, coal, hydrocarbon and renewable energy technologies and more. Includes over 953,500 bibliographic records from early 1995 forward. A product of the Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDE), a program of the International Energy Agency.
    3. Host URL: http://www.etde.org/etdeweb/
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD03733
  9. Ethnic NewsWatch
    1. Database Name: Ethnic NewsWatch
    2. Description: Full-text bilingual (English/Spanish) database of 200 publications of the ethnic, minority, and native press.
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/ethnicnewswatch?accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08135
    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Coverage: Multidisciplinary - news, culture, and history.
    7. Time Span: 1990 to the present.
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  10. Ethnographic Video Online
    1. Database Name: Ethnographic Video Online
    2. Description: Comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior – over 750 hours and 1,000 films at completion. The collection covers every region of the world, and includes interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. All videos and transcripts have been indexed and are fully searchable and browsable.
    3. Host URL: http://search.alexanderstreet.com/anthropology
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD07751
    5. Vendor: Alexander Street Press
    6. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions