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English-language reference source for philosophy," has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.

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The Philosopher’s Index with Full Text is the largest and most targeted database for research in philosophy. It provides indexing and full text for more than 200 peer reviewed journals in all fields of philosophy.

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

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Full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.

 

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Management, specialty fields, areas of specialization, ethics, patient care, pharmacology

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Most articles within 5 years, some titles do NOT include current year.
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Companion to the field that showcases both the historical traditions and the future possibilities for public address scholarship.

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Provides access to information from over 1000 education and education-related journals as well as a variety of non journal materials, or ERIC documents.

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All aspects and levels of education

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1966 - present
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A bibliographic database of more than half a century of indexing from an international range of English-language periodicals. Subjects Covered: Adult Education, Arts, Athletics, Comparative Education, Continuing Education, Distance Learning, Elementary Education, Government Funding, Higher Education, Language Arts, Library Science, Literacy Standards, Multicultural/Ethnic Education, Parent-Teacher Relations, Preschool Education, Religious Education, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, Secondary Education , Special Education, Student Counseling, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education.

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The database provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators. This collection offers information on everything from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice.

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The world's oldest continuing database of animal biology. It is considered the world's leading taxonomic reference, and with coverage back to 1864, has long acted as the world's unofficial register of animal names.

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A current awareness database that helps you quickly find, analyze, and share information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. You get integrated access to high quality literature through a unified platform.

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Bibliographic and full-text content of U.S. patents from U.S. Patent and Trademark Office web database.

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Includes full-text patents, images of patents, and published patent applications.

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Full-text 1976 to present, images since 1790, applications since 2001.
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The Dictionary of American Regional English provides definitions and etymologies for words and phrases that vary region to region in the United States, including 4,000 audio recordings that demonstrate various regional pronunciations as collected in the mid-20th century.

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Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.

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World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. The video content offered here is truly global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. Upon completion, the collection will contain 1,000 hours of streaming video that offers access to more than 1,750 important, critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide.

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Provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

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Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. The database will provide cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 300 publications (and selected coverage of 301), as well as full text for more than 90 journals.

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Indexes articles in film and television periodicals and selected articles from related periodicals. Useful for finding critical articles on film study as well as movie reviews.

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The periodicals range from the scholarly to the popular and from sources published in over 25 countries.

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1976 to 2001.
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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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The New York Times Historical (1851-2014) 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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Multidisciplinary

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1851-2014
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The Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988) offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

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1893-1988
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Provides complete issues of The Baltimore Sun from 1837-1992 Search by keyword and more....

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1937-1992
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Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper.

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Coverage of local and state news for Baltimore and Maryland.

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Full-text: September, 1990--present
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In addition to the printed stories, researchers also can study the charts, stock tables, graphics, and illustrations featured in the publication.

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1889-2000
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More than 6.2 million records related to aerospace, automotive, energy, railway, naval and marine, industrial and manufacturing processes, forensics, design principles, and mathematics.

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1960-present
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An international bibliography of nearly 500,000 scholarly writings on music and related disciplines in 140 languages. RILM indexes articles, books, conference proceedings, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, festchriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings and videos, reviews and more.

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Encompasses historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, librarianship, performance practice and notation, theory and analysis, pedagogy, liturgy, dance, criticism, music therapy, and interdisciplinary studies on music and various other fields, including literature, dramatic arts, visual arts, acoustics, aesthetics, anthropology, sociology, linguistics and semiotics, mathematics, philosophy, physiology, psychology, and physics.

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1967 to present
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Provides abstracts and indexing for articles, essays, and book reviews in over 1550 journals and multi-author works dealing with religious and theological scholarship. International in scope and language coverage. Covers all types of religions.

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ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index online 
content is now included in the ATLA Religion
 

Covers a wide range of academic areas including anthropology, philosophy, business, psychology, history, religion, law, sociology, medicine, and theology.

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1949 to present. Selected records going back to 1818.
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PsycINFO is the most comprehensive index in psychology and related fields, with more than 1.7 million citations and abstracts of journal articles, book chapters and books, technical reports, and dissertations. Its holdings include material from 1,700 periodicals in over 30 languages.

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Covering the entire range of psychology disciplines, PsycINFO also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as psychiatry, neuroscience, medicine, sociology, education, linguistics, anthropology, business and law.

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PsycINFO spans 1887 to the present.
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Created by the United States National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals. Users can effectively search and retrieve information with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).

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Covers the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, psychiatry, pre-clinical sciences, medical education and health care planning and administration of services.

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1966-present
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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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SpringerProtocols (coverage from 1980-2017) is the largest electronic database of reproducible laboratory protocols, with over 25,000 reproducible laboratory protocols in biomedical and life sciences. Based on tried and tested resources, including the essential series Methods in Molecular Biology, it covers 15 comprehensive subject collections and offers researchers access to nearly thirty years' worth of easily reproducible, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in their lab. Written by renowned experts in the field and reviewed and approved by the prestigous editorial board for clarity, accuracy, and consistency, Springer Protocols is an invaluable resource for the modern research laboratory.

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1980-2017
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Provides citations and full-text articles from the newspaper.

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Coverage of local, national, and international news. Particularly known for its political reporting.

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Full-text: January, 1977--present
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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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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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Essential Science Indicators can determine the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in their field of study — as well as emerging research areas that can impact their work. This unique and comprehensive compilation of science performance statistics and science trends data is based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. It is an analytical resource for policymakers, administrators, analysts and information specialists in government agencies, universities, corporations, private laboratories, publishing companies and foundations, as well as members of the scientific press and recruiters. Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is useful tool to help answer questions about research performance. For example: Which institutions produce the most highly-cited research in a particular field? Where does our institution rank in this group? Who are the most influential researchers in this field? Is our institutions citation activity on an upward or downward trend? How did changes in funding influence the impact of research in a particular country or institute? Which are the hottest topics in research right now? How does my article’s citation count compare to similar articles? ESI produces a variety of metrics and features such as Top 1% of Scientists and Institutions; Top 50% of Journals and Countries/Territories; Highly Cited Papers: Top 1% of cited papers per discipline; Hot Papers: Papers from the last two years that were cited the most (top 0.1%) in the last 2 months; Research Fronts: Creates clusters of highly cited articles, useful for identifying ground breaking discoveries

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NOTE: Download of full book PDF files may require login with University ID. A shared, growing digital repository of millions of books and periodical volumes scanned from major research libraries, including those digitized by institutional effort and by both Google and the Internet Archive. Offers full-text searching and advanced bibliographic search capabilities (such as author, title, publisher, language, etc.), and full PDF downloading of works in the public domain. One feature includes the ability to select and place items from the database into a tailor made collection that may be kept private to the user or shared publicly with others. Items that are saved to collections can be searched independently of the rest of the repository, allowing users to perform focused searches on subsets of HathiTrust materials.

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UMD has access, no need to Sign in once on the Oxford page. Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases. Biographies of more than 50,000 noteworthy people, no longer living, who inhabited or were connected with the British Isles. Portraits included for more than 10,000 entries.  

3 simultaneous user

 

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 Biographical essay of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. 

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WARNING: Data mining and excessive downloading are prohibited and such activities cause the suspension of this service. NOTE: Use of Factiva requires login with University ID and is restricted to only current UMCP staff and students. Factiva recommends using Internet Explorer 5.01 or higher. Full-text access to over 8,000 business sources including national and international newspapers, magazines, wire services, web sites and industry (trade) sources.

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Covers business news articles in a wide range of topic areas: companies, industries, markets, products, brands, and general financial articles.

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Varies by title.
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UMD has access, no need to Sign In once on the Oxford page. Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases.
ANB online features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities.

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American National Biography (ANB) offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation.

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Updated quarterly.
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Streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts, and documentaries. Currently contains over 530 full-length videos.
(5 simultaneous user limit)

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The ASM Alloy Phase Diagram Center allows subscribers to explore, search and view more than 28,000 binary and teriary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6200 systems from their Web browsers.

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Contains Alloy Digest datasets and additional materials datasets from other ASM publications Also heat treating data sheets from the heat treating data sheets from the heat Tre eater’s Guides time temperature curves creep curves fatigue curves stress strain curves and more Feature physical and mechanical properties and processing characteristics for nearly 7,000 ferrous and nonferrous alloys

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PERIÓDICA indexes articles published in Latin American journals specializing in science and technology.

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A comprehensive collection of legal materials on slavery in the united State and the English – speaking word, including statues, cases books, pamphlets, and journal articles.

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Artemis Primary Sources is a research platform that allows for cross searching amongst multiple Gale collections. It provides a seamless research experience that enables scholars to search across millions of pages of primary sources from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Databases in Artemis include: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection, 19th Century British Newspapers, 19th Century UK Periodicals, The Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2011, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, The Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2010, The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003, The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926, The Making of the Modern World, Nineteenth Century Collections Online, Sabin Americana, 1500-1926, and The Times Digital Archive

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Indexes all APS journal material published from 1893 to present.

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1893 - present