A collection of thousands of scanned documents and bibliographic records relating to English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the 16th and 18th centuries. The earliest English settlements in North America, encounters with Native Americans, piracy in the Atlantic and Caribbean, the trade in slaves and English conflicts with the Spanish and French are all covered in this database.
Digitized records of the Board of Trade, the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, who together were responsible for administering British colonies in mainland North America and the Caribbean,"covering the 1750s, 1760s and 1770s," with some earlier and later material. Records include letters, charters and commissions, orders to officials, court records, maps and building plans, printed pamphlets and newspapers, acts of colonial assemblies, military reports, and shipping lists, among others. They document many aspects of colonial life, including the development of colonial institutions, education, economic and industrial development, relations with Native Americans, warfare, religion, slavery, immigration, and many others. They also document political, social, and economic developments leading to the American Revolution. This resource continues Colonial America 1: Early Settlement, Expansion and Rivalries.
Digitized records of the Board of Trade, the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, who together were responsible for administering British colonies in mainland North America and the Caribbean, covering the period from the 1660s to the 1750s, with some earlier and later material. Records include letters, charters and commissions, orders to officials, court records, maps and building plans, printed pamphlets and newspapers, acts of colonial assemblies, military reports, and shipping lists, among others. They document many aspects of colonial life, including the development of colonial institutions, education, economic and industrial development, relations with Native Americans, warfare, religion, slavery, immigration, and many others. This resource is continued by Colonial America 2: Towards Revolution.
COBRA is a repository of biostatistics technical reports and working papers submitted by researchers from around the United States. Topics covered by the COBRA database include epidemiology, genetics, bioinformatics, and much more.
Online version of the Code of Maryland Regulations.
Maryland State agency regulations are compiled in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR). COMAR contains 33 Titles, with each Title usually corresponding to a department or agency. Each regulation is assigned a unique four-part codification number. For example, 09.12.01.02, represents Title 09, Subtitle 12, Chapter 01, and Regulation 02.
Full text of the Code of Federal Regulations.
A codification of general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.
A digital edition of William Wells Brown's /Clotel/, the first African American novel. "This edition presents, for the first time together, the full extant texts of the novel’s four versions, published between 1853 and 1867. Imaged and coded, the fully searchable texts may be read individually or in parallel and are accompanied by generous biographical, critical, and historical commentary as well as line-by-line annotations and textual collations."
ClimateWire covers the debate over climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society. It covers in-depth every day the key issues that surround the debate over climate change. It deliver news-breaking coverage to the people who make, influence or will be affected by climate policy.
Federal agency programs, legislation, policies and funding; State program development and implementation; International agency activities; Corporate/multi- national response to climate concerns; Kyoto implementation and Post-Kyoto negotiations; and more.
The Cleveland Call and Post (1934-1991) offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. more info...
Currently contains 1,816 musical scores in PDF format, with that number expected to grow to 8,000. The current collection is especially strong in 18th and 19th century music, but includes works from the 15th century through the 21st century. Notably, the entire Boosey and Hawkes catalog will be contained within the resource. Many items have associated audio tracks in Classical Music Library (also available through ResearchPort) and the two resources work in tandem to provide simultaneous access to printed and recorded music.
Contains the full text to such standard reference sources as Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Nicholas Slonimsky’s Music Since 1900, and Women Composers: Music Through the Ages, as well as several less ambitious, but useful works. This resource complements, and should be used in conjunction with Oxford Music Online, which is also available through ResearchPort
Contains the full text to such standard reference sources as Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Nicholas Slonimsky’s Music Since 1900, and Women Composers: Music Through the Ages, as well as several less ambitious, but useful works. This resource complements, and should be used in conjunction with Oxford Music Online, which is also available through ResearchPort.
Classical Music Library is a large multi-label database of Classical music recordings with a particular focus on content that meets the needs of educators and students. Audio tracks are supplemented by reference materials and backed by tools allowing users to create their own Playlists or to click on Themed Playlists that group tracks in various ways: e.g., by music textbook, composer, performer, style period, genre.
Provides in-depth coverage of classical music from its inception to modern recordings. Approximately 20,000 licensed recordings are included along with thousands of biographies.
"Streaming video collection of performances, masterclasses, and interviews. Performances include orchestral, choral, and chamber music. For operas, take a look at the separate database Opera in Video. Or, search Opera in Video and Classical Music in Video together through the database Music Online.
Index to approximately 1,500 humanities and social sciences journals published in Latin America and the Caribbean. Includes links to some full-text articles. *Hint: The host server may be slow at times. If you get a time-out message you may have to repeat your search several times.
CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIÓDICA covers journals specializing in science and technology.
Full text database of a selected number of social science journals from Latin American and the Spanish Caribbean.
Coverage is from 2003 to the present. Also provides access to e-books and some theses.
A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included.
Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.
CiteSeer is a scientific literature digital library that aims to improve the dissemination and feedback of scientific literature, and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness. Indexes Postscript and PDF research articles on the Web, and uses sophisticated techniques to located documents on the world wide web.
Computer Science, Technology
Indexes majority of English-language nursing journals including publications from state nursing associations. This database contains full-text articles dating back to 1937, as well as searchable cited references, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. This resource also offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.
Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative complementary medicine, consumer health and allied health disciplines.
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This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 (and eventually back to 1836) and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).
Description: Provides news, information, advice, and job listings for college and university faculty members and administrators.
Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general online history of relations between the faiths. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages. Christian Muslim Relations Online comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qur’an, Qur’an commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost.
The Christian Science Monitor (1908-1997) 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.
Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper.
A source of national and international news and analysis, particularly news of developing countries. Sep 30, 1988 (Volume 80, Issue 215) - current. Not Available: Nov 7, 1990 - Mar 20, 1992
CAJ is the most comprehensive full-text database of Chinese journals in the world. CAJ Series F, G, H, and J contain more than 4,400 journals. You can search the database to retrieve article titles and abstracts in English by clicking the drop-down on the top right and selecting "English," although all full text is in Chinese. The collection allows cross-searching multiple databases in the following subject areas: literature/history/philosophy (Series F), economics/politics/law (Series G), education/social sciences (Series H), and economics/management (Series J).
Series "F" pre-2007 "G" 1915-2010 "H" 1915-2010 "J" 1915-2010.
Children’s Core Collection provides titles chosen specifically for readers from preschool through grade five. Containing over 30,000 titles, this collection covers all genres.
Continuously updated trend data with the latest national estimates for over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being from Federal reports, Web sites, and data sets.
An index to books and journal articles on Mexican-Americans. Records added since 1992 include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants.
"Covers materials on Mexican-Americans. Records added since 1992 have
expanded its scope to include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants. The Chicano Database also includes the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database, covering psychological, sociological, and educational literature. Art, bilingual education, education, health, labor, language, literature, mental health, politics and more.
The Chicago Tribune (1849-1987) 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 Chicago Tribune
Online access to the most recent edition of the Chicago Manual, a guide to style, usage and grammar published by the University of Chicago Press.
The Chicago Defender (1910-1975) offers full page and article images with search-able full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast access to over 58 million structures, properties, and associated information. By integrating and linking compounds from ~500 data sources, ChemSpider enables researchers to discover the most comprehensive view of freely available chemical data from a single online search. It is owned by the Royal Society of Chemistry. ChemSpider builds on the collected sources by adding additional properties, related information, and links back to original data sources. ChemSpider offers text and structure searching to find compounds of interest and provides unique services to improve this data by curation and annotation, and to integrate it with users’ applications.
ChemSpider SyntheticPages (CS|SP) extends this model to cover reactions, providing quick publication, peer review and semantic enhancement of repeatable reactions.
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.
CRL is a consortium of North American academic and independent research libraries. The consortium acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, documents, archives, and other traditional and digital resources for research and teaching and makes them available to member institutions through ILL.
CRL holds over four million newspapers, journals, dissertations, archives, government publications, and other traditional and digital resources for research and teaching. Holdings include such diverse materials as 800,000 doctoral dissertations (including those of Albert Einstein, Dag Hammarskjold and other Nobel laureates); some of the earliest African-American newspapers; and the 100,000-plus-page archive of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge security force. Emphasis is on materials produced outside the United States, and the Center has special strength in publications and archives from many developing nations. These holdings are available for use by students, scholars and other researchers affiliated with CRL member institutions. For more information see http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5.
Wide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) includes published documents on public health concerns, including reports, recommendations and guidelines, articles, and statistical research data published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and reference materials and bibliographies on health-related topics.
Data sets in the areas of: chronic diseases, communicable diseases, environmental health, health practice and prevention, injury prevention, occupational health, demographic data, births and deaths
Created by the American Library Association and The Charleston Company, ccAdvisor is a searchable peer-reviewed guide to academic databases,websites and tools.
Catalog for the 16 libraries of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions. These are: Bowie State University; Coppin State College; Frostburg State University; Salisbury University; Towson University; University of Baltimore; University of Maryland, Baltimore including the Health Sciences and Human Services Library and Thurgood Marshall Law Library; University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC); University of Maryland, College Park; University of Maryland, Eastern Shore; University of Maryland University College; University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Morgan State University, and St. Mary's College of Maryland.
Contains descriptive records for historical and current federal publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.
Covers print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies and Congress.
OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online — is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums.
Covers the full spectrum of foods that have been hunted, gathered, cultivated, and domesticated; their nutritional makeup and sues; and their impact on human populations. It offers geographical perspective on the history and culture of food and drink and takes up subjects from food fads, prejudices, and taboos to questions of food toxins, additives, labeling and entitlements.
Cambridge Histories Online offers online accessibility to full text titles for any type of historical research or study of a subject that has a historical element. Includes all the latest editions of the print series with automatic updates.
The Cabell’s journal directory assists authors in their publication journey by providing an interactive, searchable database which covers 18 distinct academic disciplines from more than ten thousand international scholarly journals.
Our goal at Cabell’s is to facilitate scholarly communication by offering an independent and comprehensive platform, to help researchers evaluate and select the most appropriate outlets for their work. All content is rigorously reviewed against our journal selection policy in order to provide credible and thorough:
• Bibliographic information and journal contact information
• Manuscript submission criteria and review process guidelines
• Journal quality metrics and levels of impact/influence
• Powerful contextual and analysis tools
• Author publication experiences
Business Source Complete is an upgraded version of Business Source Premier and replaces ABI/Inform. It is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the most-cited authors in the database. Journal ranking studies reveal that Business Source Complete is the overwhelmingly superior database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections, cooperatively administered since 1933 by the National Park Service and LC, document achievements in US architecture, engineering, and design through a comprehensive range of building types and engineering technologies. It is a record comprising more than 350,000 measured drawings, large-format photographs, and written histories for more than 35,000 historic structures and sites.
BuildingGreen brings together articles from environmental building news, products from GreenSpec Directory, and project case studies from High-Performance Buildings Database.
Federal budget publications for fiscal years 1996 to present and the Economic Report of the President for calendar years 1995 to the present.
British Periodicals provides access to the searchable full text for nearly 500 British periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images.