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The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.

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An interactive multi-media database for the study of the history, archaeology, art, and literature of archaic and classical Greece. Includes images of art and architecture, primary texts in Greek with English translation, a Greek-English lexicon, a world atlas, histories, articles and essays, and an extensive bibliography.

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Core American history database now includes unique full-text coverage of nearly 200 journals and 100 books. Information on articles, books, book reviews, and dissertations on U.S. and Canadian history from prehistory to the present. Covers more than 2000 international worldwide.

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All aspects of historical research.

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1964-present
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Digitized and fully searchable collections of early American newspapers. Includes two databases, Early American Newspapers Series 1 - 3 and African American Newspapers which can be searched together or separately. Early American Newspapers includes more than 1,000 U.S. newspapers published between 1690 and 1922. African American Newspaper includes more than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Reference to people, history, institutions, and countries related to religious, political, and historical aspects of Islam.

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Online edition. of volumes 1 through 11 of the print encyclopaedia. Includes a search engine enhanced by the inclusion of two original indices (Index of proper names; Index of subjects).

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The beginnings of Islam to the present.
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Full text articles from the Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Sun (Baltimore), and The Washington Post

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Covers national, international and local news. The NYT provides text of important speeches and documents; WSJ reports on international finance; and WP offers strong political reporting, editorials and columnists.

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Varies with newspaper
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Provides indexing, abstracting, and/or full-text of the content, including images, of hundreds of periodicals and books in the areas of art, art history, architecture and architectural history including: archaeology, interior and landscape design, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, graphic arts, decorative arts, costume design and antiques. Replaces Art Abstracts (1984-present).

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TRID is an integrated database that combines the records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre's International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database. TRID provides access to more than one million records of transportation research worldwide.

Time Span:
1960-present (but there is some material from the 1950s included)
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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. Full-text access to the following standard reference sources: The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. (11 simultaneous users.) All of these are also available in print in the reference section of the Performing Arts Library. Oxford Music Online is an excellent complement to Classical Music Reference Library (also available through Database Finder), and the two resources should be used in tandem.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. All of these are also available in print in the reference section of the Performing Arts Library. Oxford Music Online is an excellent complement to Classical Music Reference Library (also available through Database Finder), and the two resources should be used in tandem.

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87,000 tracks for online listening, including Naxos classical, jazz, world-music and historical releases, and Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues. Naxos Historical, Nostalgia, and Jazz Legends recordings are not available in the United States due to the uncertain legal situation regarding pre-1972 sound recordings.

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Dance and Music

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Full text access to the AIAA meeting papers from 1963-present, as well as journal articles from 1963-present.

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Each year over 4000 papers, presented at 20 conferences is published. Database is updated quarterly. Includes full text access to all AIAA technical journals.

Time Span:
1988-present
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The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program's mission is to collect, archive, and disseminate NASA aerospace information, and locate domestic and international STI pertinent to NASA's missions and Strategic Enterprises.

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The NTRS collects scientific and technical information from NASA's technical report servers and non-NASA sites using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Information Disclaimer: The external sites selected for inclusion in the NTRS are not endorsed or maintained by NASA. The validity, accuracy, integrity, and maintenance of information from external sources are the responsibility of the sponsoring organization.

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An online bilingual dictionaries presently contains 1.2 million words and phrases (available in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Chinese).
The dictionaries can be searched or browsed, phonetic symbols are explained, and references can be emailed or exported to bibliographical software.
Other features include audible pronunciation, grammatical notes, guides to cultural events of each country, and hints for writing in a variety of situations and formats. (3 simultaneous user limit)

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Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

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Access to 4,500 arts/humanities & social science journals published since the 19th-century in 40 languages, on 37 key subjects, e.g., architecture, archaeology, area studies, business, law, & linguistics, containing a full-text archive to over 300 periodical titles and direct linking to JSTOR.

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Humanities and social sciences

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Essays defining literary terms and explaining literary theories, periods, movements. Biographical information about writers, literary theorists and cultural critics.

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Literature, philosophy, literary and cultural theory and criticism.

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From Plato and Aristotle to the present.
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Guide to selected print and electronic resources in the fields of Spanish, Latin American, and Portuguese Literatures available through the UM Libraries

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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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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.

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Back to 1995.

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OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings. Over 74,000 records. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference.

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Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Center.

Time Span:
1993-present
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Use (download) of ChemBioDraw requires a current umd.edu email account. ChemBioDraw Ultra (Version 16) is a suite for drawing chemical structures for use in database queries, preparation of publication-quality graphics, and entry for modeling and other programs that require an electronic description of molecules and reactions as well as advanced prediction tools and full Web integration using the ChemDraw ActiveX/Plugin. It also provides a drawing tool for biological pathways and includes common pathway elements (membranes, DNA, enzymes, receptors, etc.) as well as the ability to import other elements using the integrated power of ChemDraw's chemical intelligence.

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Index to articles, essays, books, dissertations, and book reviews on language and literature topics. Also includes the full text of articles from over 100 journals.

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Covers all aspects and periods of English literature, from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. British, American and Commonwealth writing are all represented. Coverage is international, including material in languages other than English.

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Indexing back to 1920. Full-text of recent journal articles.
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The Wiley Digital Archives include papers of the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) and The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI). The NYAS mission is to drive innovative solutions to society's challenges by advancing scientific research, education and policy. RAI is the world's longest-established scholarly association dedicated to the furtherance of anthropology in its broadest and most inclusive sense.NYAS colletion materials include constitutions and bylaws, records of governing bodies, directors and publications and photographs. RAI materials include manuscripts, maps, photographs and scientific papers.
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NYAS materials span 1817-2008; RAI materials span 1863-1986
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Indexes entries at least two pages long in nearly 900 journals and monographic series held in Harvard University's Tozzer Library. These include articles, reports, commentaries, and obituaries.

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Comprehensive international resource for the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research.

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Covers articles published from the late 19th century to the present
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This is the fourth edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (commonly called the "DSM" or "DSM-IV-TR"),the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States

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[mobile version]
The Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database with nearly 470 full text titles. This database covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry + psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

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Full text database of a selected number of mostly peer reviewed Latin American journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.

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Coverage is from 1993 to the present and articles are published in English, Portuguese or Spanish.

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Contains full text and bibliographic information about the black community and its leaders, from the 1700's
to present times. Includes monographs, essays, articles, speeches, interviews, and other publications. Contains many never before published materials. Most significant, for the first time in electronic format, newspaper articles from the Black Panther Party publication is made available.

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From the 1700's to present.

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Full text database of a selected number of social science journals from Latin American and the Spanish Caribbean.

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Coverage is from 2003 to the present. Also provides access to e-books and some theses.

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[mobile version]
Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Records are selected from many of the top titles within the discipline, including Race, Ethnicity & Education and Ethnic & Racial Studies.

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Bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel. Material listed in Rambi iscompiled from thousands of periodicals and from collections of articles - in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages.

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Covers a wide range of academic areas in social sciences and humanities.

Time Span:
1966-present
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Digitized and fully searchable collections of more than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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[mobile version]
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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To download reports, authorized users are required to create a personal account. Mintel provides full-text reports on a wide range of market research studies, analyzing market sizes and trends, market segmentation, consumer attitudes and purchasing habits, opportunities, weaknesses and the future of the market.

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The reports cover the United States and feature such industries as: food service, food, drink, pursuits/hobbies, travel, clothing/fashion, health/medical, beauty/personal, household, services, publishing, automotive, and e-commerce.

Time Span:
From 1994-present
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The Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS) is composed of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). The ACSESS Digital Library is a complete collection of all content published by these societies. The Digital Library allows users to search and browse all the published literature of these societies simultaneously through a single platform.

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Based on the American Antiquarian Society’s landmark collection, this full-color digital edition offers fully searchable facsimile images of approx. 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900.

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The Detroit Free Press (1831-1922) 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.

Time Span:
1831-1922
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The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy provides authoritative, peer-reviewed articles on hundreds of subjects in all fields of Philosophy. More than 850 authors and 90 subject editors contribute to this work.

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Searchable full-text of the Los Angeles Times (1881-1986); Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003); Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945); Chicago Tribune (1849-1986); Chicago Defender‎ (1909-1975); Boston Globe (1872-1979); Christian Science Monitor‎ (1908-2001); Cleveland Call and Post‎ (1934-1991); Detroit Free Press (1831-1922); St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922); Los Angeles Sentinel‎ (1934-2005); Philadelphia Tribune‎ (1912-2001); Pittsburgh Courier‎ (1911-2002); San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922); New York Tribune (1841-1922); New York Amsterdam News‎ (1922-1993); Hartford Courant (1764-1984); Norfolk Journal and Guide‎ (1916-2003); Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988); Baltimore Sun (1837-1989); San Francisco Chronicle‎ (1865-1922); Wall Street Journal‎ (1889-1997); Washington Post‎ (1877-1998)

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[mobile version]
Covers North American (U.S. and Canadian) scholarship on East-Central Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union. It contains bibliographic records for journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, online resources, and selected government publications.

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Anthropology, Ethnology, and Archaeology; Culture and the Arts; Economics and Foreign Trade; Education and Scholarship; Geography and Demography; Government, Law, and Politics; History; International Relations; Language and Linguistics; Literature; Military Affairs; Philosophy, Political Theory, and Ideology; Psychology; Religion; Science and Technology; Sociology; Women's Studies

Time Span:
1990-present
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Scientific electronic Library –Library RU-the largest Russian information portal, in Russian .of 2,500 Russian scholarly journals in all fields . including more than one 1’3000 journals in the public domain . Only public domain journals are accessible full text to UMD . In order to see full text one needs to individually register with the site which is free.

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The EBSEES (European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies) covers European scholarship on Eastern Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union. It contains bibliographic records for journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, and selected government publications.

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1991-Present

Time Span:
all periods
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Met Opera on Demand delivers instant access to more than 500 Met performances, including more than 75 past performances from the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series as well as more than 400 classic full-length video and audio performances. 5 simultaneous users

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The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 8.1 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints"

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International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) database covers 70 armed conflicts, including data on terrorism, refugees and returnees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), weapons used and their flows, fatalities, costs ($US), historical backgrounds, annual updates and timelines. Users can generate reports and download data as well as browse through year-by-year analyses and fact time sheets online.

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WPrimary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, reviews, pamphlets, personal narratives, advice literature, training guides, interviews and teaching tools.

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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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Time Span:
1999-forward
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A portion of the geospatial data collection held by the University of Maryland, searchable and downloadable.

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Repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images, from across many periods and cultures. Architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, and other forms of visual culture are represented. Provides tools to actively use images for scholarship, teaching, and learning.

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Social Sciences Full Text™ provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the social sciences. This resource provides detailed indexing for over 625 periodicals dating back as far as 1983—nearly 400 of which are peer-reviewed.