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  1. Lecture Notes in Computer Sci.
    1. Database Name: Lecture Notes in Computer Sci.
    2. Description: Established as a medium for the publication of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching. Selected volumes available from 1983 to current.
    3. Host URL: http://link.springer-ny.com/link/service/series/0558/index.htm
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD01871
    5. Vendor: Springer
    6. Coverage: The volumes include monographs, edited multiauthor volumes, refereed conference proceedings, and thoroughly revised post-workshop books with added-value components. Special color-cover volumes are dedicated to tutorials, state-of-the-art surveys, "Hot Topics," Festschrifts, ACM Distinguished Theses, etc.
    7. Time Span: 1983-present
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  2. LexisNexis Academic
    1. Database Name: LexisNexis Academic
    2. Description: Full-text database that offers a wide range of news, political, legal, business, and reference information in full-text format. Primary source of newspaper articles, including those from the Washington Post and the New York Times. Federal code, regulations, and case law, plus state codes and case law are also included.
    3. Host URL: http://www.lexisnexis.com/us/lnacademic
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD01846
    5. Vendor: Lexis/Nexis
    6. Coverage: Covers news, business, legal research, medical and reference information
  3. LexisNexis State Capital
    1. Database Name: LexisNexis State Capital
    2. Description: Full-text of bills and laws, constitutions, proposed and enacted regulations, legislature membership, newspapers of record, for all 50 states. May be searched by individual state, any combination of states, or all 50 states at once. Also includes abstracts from Martindale-Hubell State Law Digest and policy analysis from State Capital Journal and the NCSL Legisbrief.
    3. Host URL: http://www.lexisnexis.com/stcapuniv
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD07803
    5. Vendor: Lexis/Nexis
    6. Coverage: Researchers can access information about one state, any combination of states, or all 50 states from a single, comprehensive Web-based resource. Source material includes bills and laws, constitutions, proposed and enacted regulations, legislature membership, and newspapers of record
    7. Time Span: Most are updated daily
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  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
  6. Library & Information Science Source
    1. Database Name: Library & Information Science Source
    2. Description: The definitive resource in the field of library and information science with more than 460 high-impact journals, nearly 30 full-text monographs and thesauri, and indexing for hundreds of journals as well as books, research reports, and proceedings. Subject coverage encompasses librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.
    3. Host URL: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=lls
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08501
    5. Coverage: Back to 1995.
  7. Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
    1. Database Name: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
    2. Description: Indexes and summarizes journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, selected conference proceedings, and book reviews on linguistics and its sub-disciplines.
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/llba?accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08121
    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Coverage: Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.
    7. Time Span: Abstracts and indexing from 1973 to
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  8. 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

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  9. Literary Index
    1. Database Name: Literary Index
    2. Description: An index to biographies of more than 138,000 authors and to literary criticism of more than 176,000 literary works. Much of the material indexed here can be found full text in the Literature Resource Center or in print in your library.
    3. Host URL: http://www.galenet.com/servlet/LitIndex
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD01554
    5. Vendor: Gale
    6. Coverage: Literary authors and works, with an emphasis on American and British. Also useful for information about cultural theorists, critics, journalists, children's literature, and the history of publishing.
    7. Time Span: Covers writers and works from all time periods.
  10. Literary Research Guide
    1. Database Name: Literary Research Guide
    2. Description: Considered the standard guide for reference sources in the field of English literary studies. Includes books, articles and electronic resources. Annotations are evaluative and for each work includes the following: scope, major limitations, organization, type and numbe ro findexes, explanation of its uses in research, citations to significant reviews, and notes on related works.
    3. Host URL: http://www.mlalrg.org/
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD07810
    5. Vendor: Modern Language Association
    6. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions