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Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper.

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Comprehensive coverage of local, national, foreign, and business news

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Full-text: January, 1999--present
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The Washington Post (1877-2001) 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.

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1877-2001
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The Material ConneXion database provides unlimited access to images, detailed material descriptions, usage characteristics, and manufacturer/distributor contact information written by a expert material specialists. It is a resource for all design development disciplines, including: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Materials Science, as well as Exhibition, Fashion, Industrial, Interior, Packaging, Retail, Textile and Transportation Design. This library contains over 6,500 cutting-edge materials in these categories: Polymers, Ceramics, Glass, Metals, Cement-based, Natural, Carbon-based, and Processes.

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Online full-text of Nature back to 1869. Articles are published in PDF format with HTML versions of abstracts and reference lists, and includes links to the full abstracting services of Medline and ISI, including the ISI Web of Science.

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1869-1956

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Provides insight into German folklore on literature and popular culture through a collection of texts,chapbooks, folklore ,popular superstition and fairy tales of the German Renaissance.

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KRpia provides broad coverage of primary resources on Korean Studies. Currently 127 full-text databases are available.

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

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Subect areas include population, vital statistics, health, education, law, geography, government, labor, agriculture, and business/trade/finance.

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Annual statistics from 1995 through 2002.
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Provides access to the records from Associated Press bureau in Jerusalem, Ankara, Beruit, and surrounding areas. Include news stories in the form of typescript carbons or wire copy . Provides exclusive coverage  between 1967 and 2008.

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With nearly 170,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day and featuring regular updates, Benezit is one of the most comprehensive and definitive resources on artists in the English language.

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Information about magazines & journals worldwide that publish literary criticism, creative writing, film & drama criticism, folklore & linguistics studies, and related topics. Entries includes submission guidelines, addresses, phone numbers, URL's, e-mail addresses, names of editors, and more.

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Useful to identify publication venues and to learn how to contact staff of thousands of international literary magazines and journals.

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Current information about the journals and magazines listed.
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DRUM provides digital repository services for the University of Maryland. Currently there are three types of materials in our collections: faculty deposited documents, a Library managed collection of UM doctoral dissertations, and a collection of technical reports.

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New submissions to the thesis/dissertation collections are added automatically as they are received from the Graduate School. Currently, the Graduate School deposits all theses and dissertations from a given semester after the official graduation date. This means that there may be up to a 4 month delay in the appearance of a given thesis/dissertation in DRUM.

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2003-
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Profiles of every member of Congress and governor as well as in-depth and up-to-date narrative profiles of all 50 states and 435 House districts. Also included are detailed Congressional voting records, hard-to-find census data, current state district maps and a preview of the 2008 elections.

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

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1999-forward
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VBIC is a web site that contains a comprehensive collection of electronic and print business resources intended to provide research support to the Robert H. Smith School of Business and general users seeking authoritative business information.

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This site include links to Internet resources with substantial free offerings and fee-based commercial services that are available to University of Maryland faculty, students and staff through the University of Maryland libraries as well as pointers to print sources available in the University of Maryland libraries.

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Varies by database
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EconLit is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic research in over 400 books, journals, dissertations, and working papers.

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Provides comprehensive information on accounting, capital markets, econometrics, economic forecasting, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics

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1969 to present
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Business Source Complete is an upgraded version of Business Source Premier and replaces ABI/Inform. It is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the most-cited authors in the database. Journal ranking studies reveal that Business Source Complete is the overwhelmingly superior database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.

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Access to a variety of tax information, including complete tax law, analysis, journals, news, cases, and rulings

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Covers all aspects of tax law.

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Coverage varies, but most is from 1990 to the present.
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Updated edition of this work on Judaism features more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

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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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Social Explorer provides access to demographic information about the United States from 1790to the most current dataset. Available data includes census data, data from the public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS), and American Community Survey (ACS) data. The database includes basic GIS tools to create reports, maps, and slide shows.

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SimplyAnalytics contains extensive data including demographic, historic census, business, health, real estate, housing, employment, consumer spending, and marketing (over 70,000 variables total). Users can create customized maps and reports; data is down to the census tract level. Click on "Sign in as a guest" to use database. data is available at the State, County, City, ZIP Code, Census Tract and Block Group level as well as custom trade area and the entire United States.

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1 simultaneous user. Access to detailed case studies of completed projects, ranging from low-income housing to commercial and industrial projects. Covers projects from 1985-present. Includes photos, site plans, costs and rents, and innovative features of projects.

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1985 to present
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This collection includes the full run of Orígenes. Revista de Arte y Literatura, from the first issue in the spring of 1944 to the 40th, and the last, which appeared in 1956. Edited by José Lezama Lima and José Rodríguez Feo, Mexican writer Octavio Paz described Orígenes as the most important Spanish-language periodical of its time. The journal focused primarily on poetry, and took its place among other key literary journals such as Contemporáneos, Sur, and Revista de Occidente.

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FBI statistics on crime in the United States as reported by 17,000 jurisdictions. Also provides access to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), Hate Crime Statistics, and Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted.

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1995 to present
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The Music Index, produced by Harmonie Park Press, is the single most comprehensive subject-author guide to music periodical literature. The Music Index has been available in print since 1949. The Music Index online coverage spans from 1976 to the present and contains surveyed data from 775 international music periodicals from over 40 countries, with English translations from 22 languages.

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

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1991- present.
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This database is no longer available through the UMD Libraries. Please adjust your bookmarks.See this page for additional information.,

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Company capsules and profiles, financial information

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Current year plus previous two years
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This database covers key areas of sports medicine and related fields. Content areas range from sports physiology and sports psychology to physical education and recreation. SPORTDiscus is ideal for researchers studying different aspects of kinesiology, fitness, health, and sport studies.

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Sports, recreation, physical fitness, and sport science

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1975-present with some monograph indexing dating back to 1800.
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Full-text database of statistics, analyses, definitions, and historical material on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships. Users can customize data on candidate and office history, seat status and competition, party control, split districts, third parties, party switches and special elections. Also includes an encyclopedia, calendar, and chronology.

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Six main categories: Presidential Elections, Congressional Elections, Gubernatorial Elections, Campaigns and Elections, Political Parties, and Voters and Demographics.

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Dependent on type of document or data.
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Classical Music Library is a large multi-label database of Classical music recordings with a particular focus on content that meets the needs of educators and students. Audio tracks are supplemented by reference materials and backed by tools allowing users to create their own Playlists or to click on Themed Playlists that group tracks in various ways: e.g., by music textbook, composer, performer, style period, genre.

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Provides in-depth coverage of classical music from its inception to modern recordings. Approximately 20,000 licensed recordings are included along with thousands of biographies.

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Middle Ages to Present
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SRDS online locate ad rates and circulation for magazines, newspapers, TV and radio, and find demographic profiles of DMAs. Also includes audience analytics for websites that sell ads and the local Market Audience Analyst, containing demographic and life style information on consumers by geographic regions; this data comes from Experian Simons and Nielsen Claritas PRIZM

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Provides full text of the United States Congress legislation; Congressional Record, committee information, and historical documents.

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An official source of current and historical United States Federal Legislative information.

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Historical Documents 1774-1873; current coverage dates vary; updated daily when Congress is in sessi
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Provides exact replications of the official bound session laws of all 50 states Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The session laws current within 60 days of the print.

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Full-text access to the Federal Register (1936 -), Federal Register Indexes (1939-1995), Compilation of Sections Affected (1949-2000), Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1965-2004), and the Administrative Procedure Act (1944-1946).

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HeinOnline provides access to the complete contents of each Federal Register issue. Each Federal Register page is represented in both high quality image and OCR text formats.

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FR (1936-), CSA (1949-2000), Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1965-2004).
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Population, Housing, Economic, and Geographic data from the Census Bureau. Also includes maps, statistics, fact sheets and other publications.

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Indexes and summarizes journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, selected conference proceedings, and book reviews on linguistics and its sub-disciplines.

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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.

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Abstracts and indexing from 1973 to present
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Explores in a comprehensive, non-technical way the intricacies of this subject from multiple perspectives: its history, policy, classroom practice, instructional design, and research bases.

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Contains descriptive records for historical and current federal publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.

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Covers print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies and Congress.

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1976 -
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Disseminates official information from all three branches of the US Federal Government.(Formerly GPO Access).

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"Access to full text government publications and databases. Includes the US Budget, Commerce Business
Daily, GAO Reports, the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, and the Catalog of US
Government Publications (MOCAT). "

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The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections, cooperatively administered since 1933 by the National Park Service and LC, document achievements in US architecture, engineering, and design through a comprehensive range of building types and engineering technologies. It is a record comprising more than 350,000 measured drawings, large-format photographs, and written histories for more than 35,000 historic structures and sites.

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1933-present

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Lists the holdings of the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library. The collections consists of books, periodical articles, video recordings, and other media. All forms of dance, from all cultures, in many languages are included.

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Dance

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Contains materials related to the diplomatic and military response by the United states (as part of a multi-national force) to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August 1990.

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North American Theatre Online is a comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies. Each year we'll add more than 20,000 new records. The collection also includes approximately 10,500 images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other resources. Through this interface, one can also search Black Drama, Twentieth Century North American Drama, Asian American Drama, North American Women's Drama, and Latino Drama.

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Full text of recent issues of over 240 journals from 40 scholarly publishers. Covers the fields of literary studies, history, the visual & performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many other arts and humanities and social science disciplines.

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Covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many other arts and humanities and social science disciplines.

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Varies by journal. Some back to 1993, the majority from 1997 to the 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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You must first create an account using your @umd.edu email address to use the web version. Unlimited simultaneous users. SciFinder is published by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and gives you access to current high-quality scientific information in chemistry and related sciences. Content at a Glance: searching MEDLINE and Chemical Abstracts (CAPLUS) individually or at the same time; more than 15 million reactions; more than 1 billion predicted property values; more than 2 million experimental properties; the CAS REGISTRY database is updated daily; patent records from the major patent offices are available online within 2 days of the patents' issuance; sequences combined from CAS and GenBank databases, which are indexed and linked to scientific journal and patent literature.

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Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) provides fulltext to news, business and legal information.  Newspapers date back to the 1970's. 
With Nexis Uni, you can:
- Self-register for an ID and password, allowing for a more personalized
research experience including Alerts set-up, saved searches, and more.
- Search across all content at once and use results visualization to
identify key concepts quickly.
- Take advantage of discipline pages for a quick, at-a-glance view of
relevant sources, searches, and topics.
- Share documents and folders in a collaborative workspace for group
projects.
- Use a range of preferred tech devices—laptop, tablet or mobile—thanks
to a responsive site design.

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The Cleveland Call and Post (1934-1991) offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. more info...

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A primary family studies resource, Family & Society Studies Worldwide provides more than one million citations and abstracts to professional journals, books, book chapters, conference papers, theses & dissertations, websites & internet documents, selected popular literature, government reports, statistical documents, working papers, and unpublished material. This database is a compilation of 4 database files: Family & Society Studies; Australian Family & Society Abstracts; National Clearinghouse on Family Violence, Health Canada; and U.S. Military Family Reserouce Center Documents Database.

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A primary family studies resource, Family & Society Studies Worldwide provides more than 700,000 citations and abstracts to professional journals, books, book chapters, conference papers, theses & dissertations, websites & internet documents, selected popular literature, government reports, statistical documents, working papers, and unpublished material. This database is a compilation of 4 database files: Family & Society Studies; Australian Family & Society Abstracts; National Clearinghouse on Family Violence, Health Canada; and U.S. Military Family Reserouce Center Documents Database.

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Dates of coverage are 1970 to the present.
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Full-text bilingual (English/Spanish) database of 200 publications of the ethnic, minority, and native press.

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Multidisciplinary - news, culture, and history.

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1990 to the present.