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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 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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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.

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1831-1922
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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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The Foundation Directory online is the leading resource in the world of philanthropy. It provides everything about U.S. foundations and their millions of grants around the world. Search up to nine databases at once — grantmakers, companies, grants, 990s, RFPs, philanthropy news, foundation-sponsored publications, nonprofit literature, and jobs. Includes descriptions of more than 100,000 Community Foundations; Corporate Giving Programs, Operating Foundations, Private Grantmaking Foundations (independent and company-sponsored foundations); and Grantmaking Public Charities.

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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.

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From 1994-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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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.

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1966-present
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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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 Extremely useful reference source providing coverage of major topics in literary studies written by the world’s leading scholars.  The Libraries have purchased only those entries published in 2013-2015.  Click on the “unlocked” availability option on the left hand side to access the available essays. 

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2013-2015
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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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Provides Industry market research reports on U.S. industries, US Specialized Industries, China Industries, Global Industries, U.S. Risk Ratings, and U.S. Business Environment Profiles, also available through vSmith.

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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

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all periods
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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

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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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POPLINE (POPulation information onLINE), the world's largest database on reproductive health, provides citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports. 

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Population, family planning, and related health issues, including family planning technology and programs, fertility, population law and policy, demography, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, maternal and child health, primary health care communication, and population and environment. 

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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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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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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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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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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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Scholarly Portal and Historical Collection about Latin America and the Caribbean. Portal includes journal articles, statistics, and multimedia organized around topic pages on countries, people, history, commerce & industry, and more. The Historical Collection of full-text primary documents includes manuscripts, letters, records, maps, diaries, and more.

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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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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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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.

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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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Developed by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism and START: A Center of Excellence of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, University of Maryland. "The Global Terrorism Database is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2016 (with annual updates).  Unlike many other event databases, the GTD includes systematic data on domestic as well as international terrorist incidents that have occurred during this time and now includes more than 170,000 cases.

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Includes the complete run of the times literary supplement with over 300,000 reviews ,letters, poems and articles . Provides contemporary criticism searchable by article type,date,editor and translator. 

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1902-2013
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The British Library Newspapers collection feature London national newspapers, English regional papers, and newspapers from Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales.  It includes the following four collections which can be searched separately or together:  Part I: 47 publications from 1800-1900; Part II: 22 publications from 1800-1900; Part III: 35 publications from 1741-1950; and Part IV: 23 publications from 1732-1950.

 

 

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Created by the American Library Association and The Charleston Company, ccAdvisor is a searchable peer-reviewed guide to academic databases,websites and tools.

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The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of the Economist from 1843 to 2013. With a global circulation of more than 1.2 million, The Economist has consistently delivered a highly intelligent and comprehensive report of international political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments, with dispatches from all over the world. Includes mew full-color images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables, a gallery of front covers, supplements, special reports and surveys.

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1843-2014
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Middle and Junior High Core Collection is ideal for libraries serving readers in grades five through nine. This collection contains over 19,000 entries for nonfiction and fiction works recommended for children and adolescents.

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Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction provides over 22,000 titles of the most highly-recommended reference and non-fiction books for adults.

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Graphic Novels Core Collection highlights more than 3,000 titles for all age levels in the increasingly popular genre of graphic novels. This collection includes descriptive and evaluative annotations, cover art, review excerpts and awards the title has won.

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Fiction Core Collection features classic and contemporary works and provides titles for a general adult audience. The best authors and their most widely-read works in literary and popular fiction—old and new—are listed.

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Find a stock or fund to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings or see how your investments work together. Morningstar's data reports cover more than 20,000 securities. Licensing restrictions apply. Subscription databases have licensing restrictions on the number of simultaneous users. This database has 3 users. If you are unable to access this database, please try again.

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Historical data back to 1996.

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Full text of working papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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NBER concentrates on four types of of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, assessing the effects of public policy on the U.S. economy, and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals.

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This digital collection contains virtually every books, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period.

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American History. Contains books, pamphlets, games, periodicals, etc.

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17th and 18th Century
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Full text of more than forty African newspapers, in English and other languages.

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1800-1922
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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.

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Collection of SPIE Press titles -monographs reference works, field guides, and tutorials.

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1989-2014
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Based on the noted “American Bibliography, 1801-1819, provides a comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early part of the 19th century.

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The Optics InfoBase is the Optical Society of America's online repository of both current and past volumes of all its journals and conference proceedings. Optics InfoBase is the largest peer-reviewed collection of optics and photonics.

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Streaming video collection of plays and documentaries. Includes "world's most important plays", live television broadcasts of New York productions in the 50s, contemporary revivals of classic works and experimental performances from the 60s and 70s, and multiple productions of some plays. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors along with excerpts of live performances. Browse by genre, artist, time period, place, and other fields. Features include creating playlists and video clips of specific scenes, monologues, and staging.

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Primary Search contains full text for more than 50 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for over 100 student pamphlets. Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, and features the Funk + Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. This database also provides the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and an Image Collection of 91,000 photos, maps and flags.

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This resource is essential for evaluating contemporary testing instruments. It includes educational, psychological, and vocational tests and measurements commercially published in the English language. It consists of full-text descriptive entries, references, and full-text critical reviews of assessment tools.
 

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A useful tool in the fields of education, psychology, psychiatry, behavioral science, and speech, language, and hearing.

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(1938-current)
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[mobile version]
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.