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  1. LARRP
    1. Database Name: LARRP
    2. Description: Tables of contents of more than 800 journals, primarily in the humanities and social sciences, published in Latin America. Also includes information on Latin American social sciences grey literature and a database of presidential speeches since the early 19th century from Argentina and Mexico.
    3. Host URL: http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/arl/
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD03602
    5. Coverage: Covers journals primarily in the humanities and social sciences, published in Latin America, social sciences grey literature produced in Latin America, and presidential speeches since the early 19th century from Argentina and Mexico.
    6. Time Span: Not applicable
  2. LAnnee Philologique
    1. Database Name: LAnnee Philologique
    2. Description: Index to journal articles, books, articles in collections, and conference papers on multiple aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilization.
    3. Host URL: http://www.annee-philologique.com/aph/
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD05149
    5. Vendor: Les Belles Lettres
    6. Coverage: Publications in European and other languages on multiple aspects of Greek and Roman antiquity, including literature and linguistics, history, philosophy, art, religion, music, and science, from the second millennium B.C.E. to the early Middle Ages (ca. 500-800 C.E.).
    7. Time Span: Indexing from 1959 to 2002
    8. Restrictions: Only 10 simultaneous users allowed.
  3. LC Prints and Photographs
    1. Database Name: LC Prints and Photographs
    2. Description: Provides access to the online catalog of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. The searchable database includes 650,000+ bibliographic records and digital images cataloged since 1984. Rights and reproduction information is also included.
    3. Host URL: http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/catalog.html
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD04133
    5. Coverage: Represents a portion of the holdings of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
    6. Time Span: Includes materials cataloged since 1984.
  4. LGBT Life with Full Text
    1. Database Name: LGBT Life with Full Text
    2. Description: "This growing collection in LGBT Studies features text and video resources exploring the social, cultural, and political evolution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day. The immense text holdings in this collection include materials ranging from texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and to memoirs, biographies, poetry, and works of fiction. The latter category includes winners of the Stonewall Book Awards and Lambda Literary Awards. The video holdings include documentaries, interview, and archival films that look at all aspects of the LGBT community: LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics. The collection has an international and multidisciplinary focus (inclu. lgbt studies, sociology, anthropology, psychology, counseling, history, political science, cultural studies, and religious studies)."
    3. Host URL: http://search.epnet.com/login.asp?profile=web&defaultdb=qth
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD06115
    5. Coverage: Indexes and abstracts data from more than 80 GLBT-specific core periodicals, over 70 priority periodicals, and over 5,000 select titles. Very multi-disciplinary, with subject areas in social sciences, humanities, and science and medicine.
    6. Time Span: Current coverage of most sources, as well as deep backfiles for key publications.
    7. Notes: In addition to journals, it covers selected monographs, newsletters, case studies, and dissertations.
  5. LGBT Studies
    1. Database Name: LGBT Studies
    2. Description: "This growing collection in LGBT Studies features text and video resources exploring the social, cultural, and political evolution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day. The immense text holdings in this collection include materials ranging from texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and to memoirs, biographies, poetry, and works of fiction. The latter category includes winners of the Stonewall Book Awards and Lambda Literary Awards. The video holdings include documentaries, interview, and archival films that look at all aspects of the LGBT community: LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics. The collection has an international and multidisciplinary focus (inclu. lgbt studies, sociology, anthropology, psychology, counseling, history, political science, cultural studies, and religious studies)."
    3. Host URL: http://search.alexanderstreet.com/lgbt-studies
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08589
    5. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  6. LION (Literature Online)
    1. Database Name: LION (Literature Online)
    2. Description: A full text collection of over 350,000 works of poetry, drama, and prose written in the English language from the 8th century to the present with complementary criticism and reference resources. Includes English poetry from the 8th century to the present, American, African-American and Canadian poetry from 1603 to the present, The Faber Poetry Library, English fiction from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, American fiction from 1789-1875, non-fictional literary prose in English from the 16th to the early 20th centuries, English drama from 1280 to 1915, and American drama from 1762 to 1860. Criticism and reference works include the MHRA's Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature with links to the complete full text of over 100 literature journals, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms, The Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English, the Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural Criticism, the Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, the Encyclopedia of the Novel, the New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story, The Columbia Dictionary of Modern European Literature, the King James Bible, links to other Web resources, bibliographies for over 1,380 authors, and biographies for nearly 2,000 of the most-studied authors.
    3. Host URL: http://lion.chadwyck.com/
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD01648
    5. Vendor: Chadwyck-Healey (ProQuest Company)
    6. Coverage: Works of English and American literature, literary criticism and biographies.
    7. Time Span: 8th century to the present.
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions

      Only 25 simultaneous users allowed.
  7. Land Letter
    1. Database Name: Land Letter
    2. Description: A Washington, D.C.-based weekly newsletter on natural resource policy issues.
    3. Host URL: http://www.eenews.net/ll/
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD05971
    5. Time Span: 1996 to the present.
  8. LandScan Global Population Dataset
    1. Database Name: LandScan Global Population Dataset
    2. Description: LandScan is a global population database that shows geographical distribution of population at one-kilometer resolution over an average 24 hour period. Notes: GIS software users can also access LandScan datasets are compiled annually using different information sources and analytical techniques and should ideally not be compared across years.
    3. Host URL: http://wms.cartographic.com/LandScan
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08371
    5. Vendor: East View
    6. Notes: Users who wish to acquire the data may copy it from DVD subject to licensing restrictions. LandScan datasets are compiled annually using different information sources and analytical techniques and should ideally not be compared across years.
  9. Latin American Newspapers Series 1
    1. Database Name: Latin American Newspapers Series 1
    2. Description: The Latin American Newspapers Series 1 collection provides more than 35 fully searchable newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and elsewhere. It offers unprecedented coverage of the people, issues, and events that shaped this vital region between 1805 and 1922.
    3. Host URL: http://infoweb.newsbank.com/?db=WHNPX&d_collections=WHNPLAN1
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08051
    5. Vendor: Readex / CRL
    6. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  10. Latin American Newspapers Series 2
    1. Database Name: Latin American Newspapers Series 2
    2. Description: The Latin American Newspapers Series 2 collection, which is still in development, will add to the newspaper coverage of important countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, and Mexico; and extend the reach into countries not represented in Latin American Newspapers I such as Bolivia, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Belize.
    3. Host URL: http://infoweb.newsbank.com?db=WHNPX&d_collections=WHNPLAN2
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08264
    5. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions