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  1. Wall Street Journal
    1. Database Name: Wall Street Journal
    2. Description: Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper.
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/wallstreetjournal/advanced?accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08304
    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Coverage: A financial newspaper with in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as political news.
    7. Time Span: Full-text: January, 1984--present
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  2. Wall Street Journal (1889-1994) (Historical Newspapers)
    1. Database Name: Wall Street Journal (1889-1994) (Historical Newspapers)
    2. Description: In addition to the printed stories, researchers also can study the charts, stock tables, graphics, and illustrations featured in the publication.
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/hnpwallstreetjournal/advanced?accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08146
    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Time Span: 1889-1991
    7. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  3. War of the Rebellion
    1. Database Name: War of the Rebellion
    2. Description: Part of the "Making of America" project.
    3. Host URL: http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/moa/browse.monographs/waro.html
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD06090
    5. Coverage: Contains both, Union and Confederate, reports of battles, orders, correspondence, prisoner exchanges, etc. Series I, 1-53; Series II, 1-8; Series III, 1-5; Series IV, 1-4
    6. Time Span: 1880-1901
  4. Washington Information Directory
    1. Database Name: Washington Information Directory
    2. Description: Contact information, descriptions, and organizational charts for over 10,000 federal, congressional, and state government offices, nongovernmental organizations, policy groups, and foundations. Ability to export contact information into letter templates and other formats, and to create your own profile of saved favorite documents, document history, and searches.
    3. Host URL: http://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/washington-information-directory-2013-2014/SAGE.xml?rskey=8XorGO&row=1
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD05967
    5. Coverage: Objectives, responsibilities, structure, and activities of each organization, along with street and mailing addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, and web sites.
    6. Time Span: Annual, with regular updates.
  5. Washington Post (1877-1996) (Historical Newspapers)
    1. Database Name: Washington Post (1877-1996) (Historical Newspapers)
    2. Description: The Washington Post (1877-1996) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/hnpwashingtonpost/advanced?accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08219
    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Time Span: 1877-1988
    7. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
    8. Notes: There are no ISBNs in this resource. Subjects are searchable, but do not appear in the records
  6. Washington Post (1977 -)
    1. Database Name: Washington Post (1977 -)
    2. Description: Provides citations and full-text articles from the newspaper.
    3. Host URL: http://web.lexis-nexis.com/universe
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD03423
    5. Vendor: LEXIS/NEXIS
    6. Coverage: Coverage of local, national, and international news. Particularly known for its political reporting.
    7. Time Span: Full-text: January, 1977--present
    8. Search Hints: At the first page of LEXIS/NEXIS choose the "NEWS" search form. Then in the News Category box choose "General News" and in the Documents box choose "Major Papers". To search only the Washington Post write its name into the Search this Publication box.
  7. Washington Post (1987-)
    1. Database Name: Washington Post (1987-)
    2. Description: Provides citations and full-text articles from the newspaper.
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/washingtonpost/advanced?/accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08306
    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Coverage: Coverage of local, national, and international news. Particularly known for its political reporting.
    7. Time Span: Full-text: January, 1987--present
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  8. Water Resources Abstracts
    1. Database Name: Water Resources Abstracts
    2. Description: Water Resources Abstracts provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal and government publications
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/waterresources?accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD01707
    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Coverage: Concentrates on water supply and water treatment
    7. Time Span: 1967 to present
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
    9. Search Hints: Subject searches include titles and abstracts in the search.

      ISBNs appear in some records with hyphens and in others without hyphens. Try searching for the ISBN with hyphens in the appropriate places and without any hyphens.

      Author names can be found in different formats. Try searching on "Last, First" OR "Last, F I" to find all variations of an author's name.

      Complements the Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts database (ASFA)
  9. Web of Science
    1. Database Name: Web of Science
    2. Description: Indexes over 17,000 journals by subject keyword, author name, journal title & author affiliation. Search author abstracts when available. Provides cited reference searching
    3. Host URL: http://webofknowledge.com/WOS
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD04150
    5. Vendor: Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)
    6. Coverage: Science Citation Index Expanded®
      A multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the sciences. It indexes more than 5,700 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines. The best database for finding what papers have cited other papers. Cited references can be traced forward in time. Some of the disciplines covered include agriculture, astronomy, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, materials science, mathematics, medicine, neuroscience, physics, plant sciences, and zoology.

      Social Sciences Citation Index®
      Covers 50 disciplines including anthropology, economics, history, library & info science, law, linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology, public health, sociology, urban studies, and women's studies. It fully indexes more than 1,725 journals across 50 social sciences disciplines, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.
    7. Time Span: SCI: 1945-present; SSCI 1956 to present; weekly updates
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
    9. Search Hints: Do not use parentheses in searches in Research Port.

      When linking out to the database, select "ISI Web of Science" from the pull down menu at the top of the page.
  10. Webster's 3rd Intl Dictionary
    1. Database Name: Webster's 3rd Intl Dictionary
    2. Description: The dictionary covers the current vocabulary of standard written and spoken English. New terms or new uses of existing terms are therefore included at the expense of obsolete ones. The cut-off point is set at 1755 and is informed by usefulness: words obsolete before this time, unless found in the well-known works of major authors, are omitted.
    3. Host URL: http://collections.chadwyck.com/home/home_mwd.jsp
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD03806
    5. Vendor: Chadwyck-Healey (ProQuest Company)
    6. Coverage: This electronic version comprises the text of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged, published in 1961, and subsequent updates which take account of current usage. The Merriam-Webster company has continued to update its files since publication of Webster's Third New International Dictionary. The source data for this electronic version of Webster's Unabridged was obtained in 1996 and so includes additional material and addenda included since publication of both the original 1961 edition and the updated 1993 edition. This version appears in electronic form for the first time.