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Note: If you access these databases from off-campus, you will be prompted to log in using your University of Maryland ID and password. 


  • American Indian Newspapers (Winter 2020)
    • Publications of a range from Native American communities including titles produced in the United States and Canada from 1828 to 2016. Includes national periodicals as well as local community news and student publications. 
  • American Prison Newspapers (Winter 2020)
    • Digital collection of newspapers focusing on American prisons and the lives of people inside them, from titles produced by citizens who have been incarcerated. 
  • Collaborative Archive & Data Research Environment (CADRE) (Summer 2020)
    • CADRE is a sustainable, affordable, and standardized text- and data-mining service for licensed big datasets. At this time, the biggest datasets are from Microsoft Academic Graph, Web of Science, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. With CADRE, users will be able to query data with a fast, user-friendly GUI (graphical user interface) query-builder and analyze results with data-analysis tools others have created, as well as code their own results. Users can also reproduce their work, including research, data-analysis tools, and query results.
  • Race Relations in America (Winter 2020)
    • Primary source material on the Civil Rights Movement, segregation, discrimination, and racial theory in America, including surveys and papers from the Amistad Research Center, 1943-1970. Includes audio recordings, case studies, community self-surveys, photographs, and posters. 
  • Women in the National Archives (Winter 2020)
    • A finding aid to women's studies resources in the National Archives, UK. Provides access to original documents on the Suffrage Question in Britain, the Empire, and Colonial Territories. 

Open Access:

  • DOAJ (Spring 2021)
    • Contains over 15,000 peer-reviewed open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. 
  • PLOS Biology (Spring 2021)
    • The flagship PLOS journal in the life sciences features works in all areas of biological science and at every scale; from molecules to ecosystems, including works at the interface of other disciplines. 
  • PLOS Medicine (Spring 2021)
    • Publishes articles of general interest on biomedical, environmental, social, and political determinants of health. The journal emphasizes work that advances clinical practices, health policy, and pathophysiological understanding to benefit health in a variety of settings. 
  • SocArxiv (Winter 2020) 
    • An open archive of the social sciences, providing a free, non-profit, open access platform for social scientists to upload working papers, preprints, and published papers, with the option to link data and code. 
  • zbMATH (Spring 2021)
    • Contains four million bibliographic entries with reviews or abstracts from over 3,000 journals and serials, and 180,000 books from all areas of pure mathematics as well as applications in particular to natural sciences, computer sciences, economics, and engineering.