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Provides primary source documents focused on immigration and multiculturalism in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. 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. International in scope.

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Includes information on immigration from a wide variety of perspectives: border control and law enforcement, court cases, demographics, discrimination, economic and labor issues, events, family issues, government and politics, language and education, laws and treaties, literature, nativism and racism, refugees, religion, sociological theories, and stereotypes.

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Independent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.

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Provides researchers with quick, powerful access to the chemical compound information they need to find research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share their findings.

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An international bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world. It covers their history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages and literatures. It includes material published by Western orientalists, social scientists and Muslims writing in European languages. The file contains indexing for 3,470 titles with coverage dating back to 1906.

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Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought.
This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs.

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Full text for more than 480 periodicals and indexing of over 1,100 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications and university publications.

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The database contains cumulative bibliographical information on books translated and published in about one hundred of the UNESCO Member States since 1979 and totals more than 2.000.000 entries in all disciplines: literature, social and human sciences, natural and exact sciences, art, history and so forth. The database is updated regularly

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Provides key data on information and communications technologies, with sections on economic and social context, ICT sector structure, and ICT sector performance.

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Search or browse more than 20,000 publications from the ingenta database. Some full text is available; faculty may be purchase some articles for fax or online delivery.

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Coverage spans the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

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1988 - present
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The International Nuclear Information System provides an online bibliographic retrieval service to over 3 millions references to commercial journals, grey/non-conventional literature and Internet web documents relevant to nuclear science and technology. The subject scope covers the areas of reactors, safety, fusion, medicine, agriculture and pest control, nuclear chemistry, nuclear physics and materials science, nuclear knowledge management, industry, and legal/social aspects. The full-text of most of the cited grey literature can be retrieved online or by free electronic document delivery.

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1942 to present

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High-energy physics related articles, including journal papers, preprints, e-prints, technical reports, conference papers, and theses. The SPIRES-HEP database has been run by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center(SLAC) since the late 1960's.

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Non-profit independent news service, providing reports on the interests and behind-the-scenes dynamics that influence the design and implementation of international intellectual property policies.

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Full text of selected German Jewish newspapers

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25 newspapers

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18th, 19th and 20th centuries
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The Committee’s purpose was to facilitate involuntary emigration from Germany and Austria of persons who, “must emigrate on account of their political opinions, religious beliefs, or racial origin, and persons who already have left their country of origin and who have not yet established themselves permanently elsewhere.” The discussions represented a historic first on behalf of would-be refugees and are divided into four sections, each containing primary source correspondence, memoranda, reports and government documents. Meeting records, 1943-1947; Country files , 1938-1941; Subject files, 1938-1944; Administration files, 1943-1948.

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International Abstracts in Operations Research Online is the definitive database of the world's OR/MS literature. It consists of 68,000 abstracts from over 1200 individual journal titles, going back more than 25 years.

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An index to core journals, monographs, exhibition catalogs, conference proceedings, and other materials covering European Art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945; includes visual arts in all media, decorative and applied arts, architecture, archaeology and many related fields. Continues Bibliography of the History of Art.

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2009 - present
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Comprehensive database for research on all aspects of theatre, performance and dance. Indexes articles, books, book articles, dissertations, and newspapers published worldwide.

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A fully indexed, cross-referenced and annotated databank of over 60,000 journal articles, books, book articles and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.

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The International Children's Digital Library Foundation is the world's largest online multicultural repository of children's literature.

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Provides a collection of comparative price data and detailed expenditure values of countries’ gross domestic products (GDP), and purchasing power parities (PPPs) estimates of the world’s economies.

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This database is no longer available through the UMD Libraries. Please adjust your bookmarks. See this  for additional information.

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General Encyclopedia covering ethics as a sub-discipline within philosophy.

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From the International Monetary Fund, includes full-text statistical data from 1996-present on exchange rates, international liquidity, international interest rates, prices, national accounts, and international transactions (including balance of payments and international investment positions. To download data, authorized users are required to create a free personal account

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Includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the U.S., Africa and the Caribbean. Indexing 1902 to present, full-text coverage of 40 core Black Studies periodicals 1998 to present.

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Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary - spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social, and political issues of vital importance to the Black Studies discipline.

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Indexing 1902 to present, Full text 1998 to present.
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Indexes articles, conference proceedings, and Festschriften on all aspects of medieval studies in the period of 450 to 1500 for Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Click on the blue Go button to enter the database.

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Access to IMF publications including periodicals, books, working papers, studies, data and statistical tools. Please NOTE: we do not subscribe to all IMF publications, limiting results to only our subscribed content is a search option within the eLibrary. Items not owned by UMD, can be requested thru UBorrow, or Inter Library Loan, or via Google search.

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This database produced by the International Political Science Association, provides coverage of articles from the world's leading journals in political science.

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This database contains over 110,000 records from nearly 900 journals published from 1989 to the present. Approximately 8,000 new records are added to the database every year.

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Comprehensive reference work covering the fields of international studies and international relations

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More than 50 women’s periodicals mostly published in American and Britain with a few German and French titles. Subjects include housekeeping and family, fashion, religion, sex and birth control, eugenics, suffrage, and business

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Information on all countries of the world including territories and federal states. Details of significant international and national organizations and biographical profiles of “the most important people in the world today

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Digitaized runs of at least 20 consecutive years of the following 18th and 19th century journals: Gentleman's Magazine, The Annual Register, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Notes and Queries, The Builder, and Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.

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Includes reviews, plot summaries, release dates, cast and crew information, and much more about thousands of films.

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Internet sacred text archive is the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the internet. The site is dedicated to t=religious tolerance and scholarship. The texts presented here are either original scans from books and articles clearly in the public domain material which has been presented elsewhere on the internet or material under fair use conditions in printed analogies.

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Scholarly, fully annotated texts of Shakespeare's plays, multimedia explorations of the context of Shakespeare's life and works, and records of his plays in performance.

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NOTE: Use of The Investment Arbitration Reporter requires login with University ID and is restricted to only UMCP current staff and students.
News and analysis service focusing on cross-border lawsuits between foreign investors and their host governments. IAreporter specializes in tracking and chronicling so-called investor –state arbitrations. These arbitrations are often –confidential in nature, but may have major financial legal and policy impacts.

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IOP ebooks™ is a brand new book programme that brings together innovative digital publishing with leading voices from across physics to create the essential collection of physics books for a digital world. Created through collaboration with leading researchers in their field, IOP ebooks™ feature must-read content for the physics community.

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Database of articles covering different areas of science and engineering from over 60 journals published by the Institute of
Physics from 1874 to the present. Not all journals are available in full-text.

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The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research maintains one of the most complete collections of public opinion data. Data contributors include many major commercial polling firms and media survey organizations, such as ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, the Gallup Organization, Los Angeles Times, National Opinion Research Center, NBC News, New York Times, Princeton Survey Research Associates, USA Today, the Washington Post, and many others. RoperExpress, a data access tool for on-demand downloading of data in the Roper Center collection that are in ASCII or SPSS portable formats, is also available.

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This databank is a comprehensive, up-to-date source for questions asked on U.S. nationwide public opinion surveys since 1935. It provides question wordings, response percentages, and full survey-level citations.

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1935 to the present
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Gateway to sites on the Web that contain substantial content in the various disciplines of the humanities in the area of Irish Studies.

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Irish studies in the humanities

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Covers all time periods
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Citations to journal articles, books, bibliographies, and book reviews about the period 400 - 1700. A growing database. To date, full runs of 632 scholarly journals have been indexed from as far back as 1842.

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Useful for research on the Middle Ages and Renaissance, including literature and history.

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Covers the period 400-1700. Dates of journal indexing varies by title.
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Abstracting and indexing source for major international mathematics journal articles, 1868-1942. Mostly German abstracts, but some in English.

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Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. Comprehensive directory of useful websites for Japanese Studies in the world, divided by subject categories. It gives addresses and telephone numbers of each organization.

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The database covers Japanese literary works translated into other languages from 1945 to 1990s. It is searchable by author, title of work, translator or other key words in Japanese or roman letters. Short stories are listed individually by their own title rather than in the anthology.

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1945-1990's

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The database covers Japanese literary works translated into other languages from 1945 to 1990s. It is searchable by author, title of work, translator or other key words in Japanese or roman letters. Short stories are listed individually by their own title rather than in the anthology.

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1945-1990's

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The 25 titles in this collection document the experiences of interned Japanese-Americans from 1942-1945. Many articles are in Japanese but most are in English or appear in both languages.

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Includes JITSU (Chinese character dictionary), NIKKOKU (Shogakkan Japanese language dictionary online), NIHON REKISHI CHIMEI TAIKEI Encyclopedia of Japanese historical and geographical names), KOKUSHI DAIJITEN WEB (Encyclopedia of Japanese history), WEB NIHON KINDAI BUNGAKKAN (WEB apanese modern literature), along with all the contents of the Japan Knowledge Classic, and can be searched with a single click making research easy.

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Jazz Music Library is a streaming audio database featuring a variety of jazz styles and artists. The collection is particularly strong in the music of the 1950s and 1960s, as well as in music of later periods that grew out of the bebop/hardbop tradition; other periods and more experimental styles are represented more schematically. Notable represented record labels include: Audiophile, Concord Jazz, Contemporary Records, Fantasy, Jazzology, Milestone, Nessa Records, Original Jazz Classics, Pablo, and Prestige. Content is updated monthly.

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JIIS is an independent, non-profit organization. It provides a constant flow of relevant, essential and accurate data, in-depth background material, policy papers and professional analysis for use by decision makers and the general public.

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Israeili politics

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current
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The Jerusalem Post is a broadsheet newspaper based in Israel, publishing only English and French editions. It is one of the main newspapers of Israel. It is published from Sunday to Friday, with no edition appearing on Saturday (the Jewish Sabbath) and Jewish religious holidays. Regular opinion columnists write on subjects such as religion, foreign affairs and economics. In its earlier form, 1932-1950, it was called The Palestine Post, and was founded in 1932 by Gershon Agron. In 1950, two years after the State of Israel was declared, the paper was renamed The Jerusalem Post.

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1932-2008