Essays defining literary terms and explaining literary theories, periods, movements. Biographical information about writers, literary theorists and cultural critics.
Literature, philosophy, literary and cultural theory and criticism.
Provides external debt data and selected foreign assets from international creditor/market and national debtor sources.
JPRS was a translation and publishing service created in the U.S. Commerce Department’s Office of Technical Services in March 1957 to provide government agencies with translations of unclassified foreign source documents, including scientific and technical publications, periodical and newspaper articles, scholarly journals, trade and commercial statistics reports, defense-related and other special reports. The documents were selected by area and subject specialists while translations were prepared by linguists and researchers. Today, JPRS reports are considered an important source of primary and secondary material from around the world. Subjects covered in the JPRS Reports include economics, international relations, national politics, military affairs, and science and technology.
A unique resource for journal evaluation. It uses citation data drawn from scholarly and technical journals worldwide. The Science Edition contains data from roughly 5,000 journals in the areas of science and technology. The Social Sciences Edition contains data from roughly 1,500 journals in the social sciences.
Coverage is both multidisciplinary and international. Some of the disciplines covered in the Science edition include agriculture, astronomy, behavioral sciences, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, criminology, ecology, science education, engineering, environmental studies, ethnic studies, family studies, geography, geology, materials science, mathematics, medicine, meteorology, neurosciences, nutrition & dietetics, physics, plant sciences, sport sciences, toxicology, veterinary sciences, and zoology.Some of the disciplines covered in the Social Sciences Edition includeanthropology, business, communication, criminology, economics, education, engineering, environmental studies, ethnic studies, family studies, geography, history, information & library science, international relations, law, management, political science, public administration, psychology, social work, sociology, and women’s studies.
Electronic archive of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Includes complete runs of journals with full-text of all articles published from volume 1, issue 1. Please note, most journals have a “moving wall” (time lag) of three to five years between the most current issue published and content available on JSTOR.
Coverage spans the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
Video streaming solution for colleges offering full length “on demand” preview experiences to a broad selection of over 26,000 videos. Video can be watched from anywhere, anytime by students and staff and preview options allow users to determine what films will kept available long term. Video categories include documentaries, feature films and educational videos from thousands of producers. All subjects are available from a variety of producers including: The Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features and the BBC. Most videos are available with closed-captioning and may be viewed through most mobile devices.
The KCI Korean Journal Database provides a comprehensive
snapshot of the most influential regional content from researchers in South Korea.Using citation connections from the Web of Science™, regional work is framed within the broader context of global research.
Engineering/Business Economics/General Internal Medicine/Arts & Humanities/Science Technology/Sports Science/History/Public Administration/Contraction Building Technology
Precise, detailed reports on political, economic, and social events. 1931 to the present.
Precise, detailed reports on political, economic, and social events.
The largest book store in Japan for Japanese books and Western language books. Includes search engine for books in print and summaries or tables of contents for most books. Japanese reading (furigana) of authors and titles are provided. Also lists availability of some out of print books. A good online tool for book selection.
A core reference for chemistry and chemical engineering fields. We currently have the 4th edition in both EPSL and Chemistry libraries. The encyclopedia has a wide range of articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. Its focus is on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.
This new fifth edition includes such hot topics as fuel cells, chemoinformatics, green chemistry, nanotechnology and process systems engineering.
Bibliographical quarterly of the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem. Bibliography of all the publications in Israel and of Judaica from all over the World.
Books, dissertations, pamphlets, etc. Covers all geographic areas, disciplines within Jewish Studies and time periods
Knovel's collection includes over 2,000 leading reference works and databases from over 70 leading technical publishers and professional societies including AIAA, AIChE, ASME and NACE. Content collection includes material properties, process and design information, best practices, equations and formulations for specific industries and engineering disciplines.
Compiled by the publisher Koseisha, this database indexes Japanese periodical articles for the period of 1868 to the present. It also includes locally published journals from 1948 to the present not indexed by the National Diet Library of Japan. The contents of the Koseisha database are regularly updated.
A bio-bibliographical database of contemporary German-speaking authors (since 1945) Each author entry includes a brief biography, a critical essay, and bibliographies of primary works, as well as other information. The KLG is part of Nachslage.net, which includes several other resources (KLfG, LDL, and KDG) to which we do not have access.
provides broad coverage of primary resources on Korean Studies. Currently 127 full-text databases are available.
Legendary movie director, Kurosawa Akira's materials can now be seen for the first time in the Kurosawa Digital Archive. Totaling 27,431 items, the archive contains scripts, production notes and photos, scenes of which are from masterpieces such as "The Seven Samurai." Ryukoku University helped to digitize the materials. /[in Japanese]
A Washington, D.C.-based weekly newsletter on natural resource policy issues.
LandScan is a global population database that shows geographical distribution of population at one-kilometer resolution over an average 24 hour period. Notes: GIS software users can also access LandScan datasets are compiled annually using different information sources and analytical techniques and should ideally not be compared across years.
Tables of contents of more than 800 journals, primarily in the humanities and social sciences, published in Latin America. Also includes information on Latin American social sciences grey literature and a database of presidential speeches since the early 19th century from Argentina and Mexico.
Covers journals primarily in the humanities and social sciences, published in Latin America, social sciences grey literature produced in Latin America, and presidential speeches since the early 19th century from Argentina and Mexico.
The Latin American Newspapers Series 1 collection provides more than 35 fully searchable newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and elsewhere. It offers unprecedented coverage of the people, issues, and events that shaped this vital region between 1805 and 1922.
The Latin American Newspapers Series 2 collection, which is still in development, will add to the newspaper coverage of important countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, and Mexico; and extend the reach into countries not represented in Latin American Newspapers I such as Bolivia, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Belize.
Latino Literature brings together more than 100,000 pages pages of poetry, fiction, and over 450 plays written in English and Spanish by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latino authors working in the United States. Among the gems of the collection are nearly 800 items (poems, novels, and plays) that have never been published before. Researchers will also find numerous Chicano folk tales and audio files of selected poems and plays. It contains over 133,465 pages.
News and analysis about all aspects of law and policy in the United States and the world. Includes an Issues section that provides in-depth analysis and pro/con positions on important issues of the day.
Provides access to the online catalog of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. The searchable database includes 650,000+ bibliographic records and digital images cataloged since 1984. Rights and reproduction information is also included.
Represents a portion of the holdings of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
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.
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.
This series reports on new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications - quickly, informally and at a high level.
Mathematical texts analysing new developments in modelling and numerical simulation are welcome.
The type of material considered for publication includes:
1. Research monographs
2. Lectures on a new field or presentations of a new angle in a classical field.
3. Summer schools and intensive courses on topics of current research.
Full text for hundreds of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers including The Advocate, Gay Parent Magazine, Girlfriends, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian & Gay Studies, James White Review, ISNA News, Ladder, Lesbian Tide, New York Blade, ONE, Tangents, and many more. LGBT Life with Full Text also contains many full-text monographs and books including Classics in Lesbian Studies, Gay Science: The Ethics of Sexual Orientation Research, Handbook of Research with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Populations, Queer Theory & Social Change, and more. Additionally, all relevant bibliographic data from NISC's Sexual Diversity Studies is also included.
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.
"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)."
Provides full-text access to key works and archival documents of LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day. This immense collection includes 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. Has an international focus. Is cross-searchable with the LGBT Studies in Video database.
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.
Back to 1995.
Indexes and summarizes journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, selected conference proceedings, and book reviews on linguistics and its sub-disciplines.
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.
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.
Works of English and American literature, literary criticism and biographies.
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
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.
Electronic version of 12 titles in Gale’s popular Literature Criticism reference series, including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Drama Criticism.
The Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) was part of the New Deal Work Projects Administration. This collection reproduces some 450 plays, works of poetry, and reports published by FWP writers 1933-1943. The collection is strong in local history and description, though the well-known state guides are not included. Some of the works were reproduced for limited circulation by mimeograph. Overall, the works offer a wide-ranging view of Depression America.
The Los Angeles Times (1881-1987) 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.
News topics from the Los Angeles Times
An online learning service designed to help UMD faculty, staff, and students learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. To view the minimum requirements for using the full site and mobile devices, visit lynda.com system requirements (http://www.lynda.com/support/SystemRequirements.aspx). For help with UMD's lynda.com training, contact the IT Help Desk (https://helpdesk.umd.edu/).
Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.
Cross-searchable collection of building, plumbing, fire and maintenance codes and standards from BOCA, SBCC, ICBO, ILL, and NFPA. Access limit is 1 simultaneous users
Most comprehensive online index to Japanese articles, includes "Zasshi Kiji Sakuin (1948- )," annual reports of academic institutions and research associations, festschriften, collections of scholarly papers, general magazines, business magazines, popular magazines, etc. from over 20,000 journals. Updated weekly.
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal
articles with 19th century imprints.
Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
Full-text online archive of historical legal treatises from the United States and Great Britain. The collection covers nearly every aspect of law, encompassing a range of analytical, theoretical, and practical literature.
Gift of Louis M. Riehl, University of Maryland School of Law Class of 1938.
Over 21,000 works from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on British Commonwealth and American law, with 14,900 titles from the nineteenth century and 7,100 titles from the years 1900 to 1926.
A comprehensive online collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners. Includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official papers of the most-studied and talked-about cases.
This is the most comprehensive and valuable collection in existence for researching the literature of economics and business dating from the last half of the 15th century to the early 20th century. The collection combines two pre-eminent collections: the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature at the University of London, England, and the Kress Library of Business and Economics at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration.
This collection of market reports produced by the Institute for Motivational Research, Inc. along with a selection of advertisements document American consumer culture between 1935 and 1965. The reports and ads cover a wide range of consumer industries, including clothing and accessories, food and drink, and sport and leisure.
Information about the General Assembly's activity, including bills and proceedings (1996-2002 sessions) and budget information (2002 session).
This database contians full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines. MAS Ultra also provides more than 350 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 100, 544 primary source documents and an image collection of 235, 186 photos, maps and flags. Updated daily.
Provides abstracts and indexing for 2,650 general periodicals. Full text of articles for nearly 2,000 periodicals, and 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews.
Multidisciplinary subjects including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues, biography, and travel.