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This site provides current information about the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the world's most prestigious architecture award and its Laureates. The purpose of the Pritzker Architecture Prize is to honor living architects whose work combines qualities of talent, vision and commitment, producing consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture. The competition is modeled after the Nobel Prizes, since Architecture is a creative endeavor not included in the Nobels.

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1979-present
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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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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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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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Full-text access to thousands of books published by major university presses.

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Indexes all APS journal material published from 1893 to present.

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1893 - present
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This site brings together ownership and tax information, photographs, ward boundaries, and zoning and historic information for properties in Washington, D.C. and displays them in a searchable web interface with a variety of basemaps available including aerial photographs.

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Full-text coverage for 45 of the titles most frequently accessed by criminal justice researchers, and complete indexing and abstracts for another 140 relevant U.S. and international journals.

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All criminal justice topics including corrections administration, law enforcement, social work, industrial security, drug rehabilitation, and criminal and family law.

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Ebrary is a collection of thousands of online full text books and other materials in a variety of subject areas. In order to view, copy, or print you will need to install the ebrary Reader software. Links to download the reader are available from the main page after you connect.

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Federal legislative history service providing access to full text publications created by Congress during the process leading up to the enactment of U.S. Public Laws. Documents include bills (all versions), legislative reports, documents, CRS reports, committee prints, speeches in the Congressional Record and presidential signing statements. Currently, Parts A, C, and D are available which include legislative histories from 1929-2014.

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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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1963-current

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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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PSYCCRITIQUES has been discontinued by the publisher (APA). Fortunately the University of Akron's Center for the History of Psychology will be maintaining a searchable archive of this material available. In addition to the Center for the History of Psychology archive, the UMD libraries also maintains an archive of the material through Portico. Please use the following link for access, 

 

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This publication collection consists of over 1,000 air dropped and shelled leaflets and periodicals created and disseminated during the Second World War. The majority of items in this collection were printed by the Allies then air or container dropped, or fired by artillery shell over German occupied territory. Many leaflets and periodicals have original publication codes and were printed in over 10 languages. Only shelled leaflets, Germans to Allies (115 items), are in English.

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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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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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PubChem is a database with information on the chemical properties and biological activities of small molecules. It is organized as three linked databases within the NCBI's Entrez information retrieval system. These are PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay. PubChem also provides a fast chemical structure similarity search tool. Links from PubChem's chemical structure records to other Entrez databases provide information on biological properties. These include links to PubMed scientific literature and NCBI's protein 3D structure resource. Links to PubChem's bioassay database present the results of biological screening. Links to depositor web sites provide further information.

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This database delivers core public health literature with centralized access to journals, dissertations, videos, news, trade publications, reports, and more. Journal results are indexed from core literature collected from a variety of publishers using appropriate public-health terminology.

 

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Covers a wide variety of disciplines ranging from social sciences and biological sciences to business. 

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Created by a Working Group at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this image database offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC's pictures. The content is organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files.
 

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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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Annual compilation of presidential statements, messages, remarks issued by the Office of the Press Secretary.

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Public Papers of U.S. Presidents

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1992-2001
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Continuously published since 1872, Publishers Weekly has consistently been the authoritative voice for US publishing industry news and book reviews, with ongoing coverage of the British book trade. The complete archive includes nearly 200,000 book reviews, and bestseller lists from 1895 forward.

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PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's Medline database that provides abstracts and indexing for biomedical journals published in the U.S. and in foreign countries. It includes additional older citations and out of scope citations from Medline journals

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Medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, psychiatry, pre-clinical sciences, medical education, public health, health care planning and administration of services. Also includes additional life science journals.

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mid-1960s - present
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PerioPtath is an online index and a periodical article delivery service. It contains the article informaiton of approximately 2,600 titles of Chinese and Western language periodicals published in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau from 1991.

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The network includes three bibliographic databases: NBINet Union Catalog (Taiwan), Chinese Publications in China and Chinese rare books.

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The system contains over 280,000 records of dissertations and theses in all subject fields. Each record includes bibliographic information as well as abstract, table of contents and reference.

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Provides detailed external debt data that are published individually by countries that subscribe to the IMF’s Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) as well as GDDS participating countries that are in a position to produce the external debt data prescribed by the SDDS.

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Provides external debt data for an extension of countries that participate in the IMF's General Dissemination System (GDDS) in February 2008

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Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides national, regional, state and county data by gender, race, ethnicity, and age. Contains statistics on demographics, mortality, access to care, infections and chronic disease, reproductive health, maternal health, mental health, violence and abuse, and prevention.

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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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A searchable database of the manuscript fragments left by Emily Dickinson and now preserved in the Special Collections of Amherst College Library.

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Emily Dickinson's poetry.

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1870-1886
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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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Full-text, searchable information from 44 Readers’ Guide annuals. Includes the complete text of the Wilson Library Bulletin from 1914 on and subject heading matching that enables searching of historical subjects using modern terminology.

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1890-1982

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Reaxys is a web-based platform based on three chemical information databases: (Former) CrossFire Beilstein, (Former) CrossFire Gmelin and the Patent Chemistry Database (PCD). In addition, Reaxys is an extensive repository of experimentally validated data, including structures, reactions (including multi-step reactions) and physical properties. It also contains pharmacological, eco-toxicological and toxicological data, specific bioassay results, logPs, toxicity values, and other valuable data. Reaxys allows searching for substances by chemical name or by structure, as well as for single and multi-step reactions. Searches can also be performed for citations, which are indexed from the primary organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry journal literature going back to 1772, as well as from the patent literature.

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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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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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Reference Universe is a web-based research tool that provides a single search across more than 43,000 specialized subject encyclopedias and scholarly compendia. The database contains more than 26 million citations to both print and e-versions from all major and minor reference publishing houses. You can search the full breadth of the library’s reference collection at index-level, both saving time and maintaining the authoritative level of research that peer-reviewed reference works provide. It's a great place to start your research!

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Regional Business News provides full text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from the metropolitan and rural areas within the US. Updated daily.

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Regulatory Insight seeks to facilitate teaching and learning about administrative law by legal researchers, as well as academic researchers from many other disciplines.

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Contains administrative law histories organized by public law.

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When complete, the collection will include the full text of 100 works by women writers from the early modern period, together with introductions to the individual works and essays on the cultural context of the period. The RWO is a subset of the Women Writiers Online (WWO) database.

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Includes novels, poems, drama, and non-fiction.

Time Span:
1500-1700
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This free worldwide cooperative database of economics articles is similar to EconLit, but with less authoritative coverage of the core journals and more coverage of (and links to) working papers and other unpublished scholarship. Includes some full text from open access repositories, but does not link to the libraries’ full text subscriptions.

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Free access database of economics working papers, journal articles and other research.

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This guide covers specialized research sources and techniques for investigating house histories.

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Organized links to valuable online resources in economics from the American Economics Association, including data resources, professional contacts for students and scholars, and reference and teaching resources.

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This site is sanctioned by the American Economic Association and includes links to a wide variety of online data repositories.

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Bibliography of books, chapters, articles, and conference proceedings (currently 2079 bibliographic entries). For the UMD community, it includes links to full-text available via the University Libraries' subscriptions. Ebook links are provided to HathiTrust and Google Books. Citations and/or links to book reviews and table of contents are selectively provided on the bibliographic record for books.

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426 Books, 325 Conference Papers, 650
Journals (1302 articles)

Time Span:
A.D. 79 -
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Covers the whole range of illegal political activity worldwide, ranging from terrorist and secessionist organizations through to the dissident groups operating clandestinely in authoritarian states.

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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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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.

Time Span:
1967 to present