Discusses liberty and justice in contemporary America by exploring eighteen topics of relevance to students and citizens. Topics include
Guide to using UM (College Park) resources to find sound recordings; updated frequently by UM Libraries faculty.
Independent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.
Information on all countries of the world including territories and federal states. Details of significant international and national organizations and biographical profiles of “the most important people in the world today
Database of 35,000 records that cover the subject of violence and abuse, including such areas as family violence, sexual assault, and emotional abuse.
Provides the world's most comprehensive firm-level data in emerging markets and developing economies for over 120,000 countries and expanding. Data are used to create indicators that benchmark the quality of the business and investment climate across countries.
Provides researchers with quick, powerful access to the chemical compound information they need to find research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share their findings.
Combines the unique BIOSIS content that is critical to life sciences research with powerful citation indexing only the Web of Science platform can provide. Includes comprehensive and relevant life sciences coverage.
A collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.
A collection of theses and dissertations on a wide variety of topics. Sponsored by Virginia Tech.
The Handbook is a selective annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America. It is updated annually.
Includes books, journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers in the disciplines of anthropology, archaeology, art, economics, geography, government and politics, history, international relations, literature, music, philosophy, and sociology
The handbook of statistics, ongoing series of volumes.v.1 (1980)- present. Each volume is devoted to a particular topic in statistics – “presenting the various aspects of statistical methodology applications and recent developments”.
World Bank database provides direct access to more than 200 debt and financial flows indicators for the 129 countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System. These data begin in 1970.
Contains the content of selected journals and books published by the Biblical Archaeology Society. Includes each issue of the magazines Biblical archaeology review, Bible review, and Archaeology odyssey, and the content of five books. The site allows users to browse the entire corpus of material and perform Boolean searches by title, author, subject, word, issue, or date range in any combination.
The 4-vol. Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies satisfies this need for a comprehensive, up-to-date economic information about foreign companies. It provides students and business leaders with a thorough understanding of the current and historical economic development of foreign nations.
The papers of Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722–1793) and her daughter Harriott Pinckney Horry (1748–1830) document the lives of two women who were members of one of South Carolina’s leading families. Their letters, diaries, and other documents span nearly a century (1739–1830) and provide a window on politics, social events, and people of the late colonial and early national periods.
Latino Literature brings together more than 100,000 pages pages of poetry, fiction, and over 450 plays written in English and Spanish by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latino authors working in the United States. Among the gems of the collection are nearly 800 items (poems, novels, and plays) that have never been published before. Researchers will also find numerous Chicano folk tales and audio files of selected poems and plays. It contains over 133,465 pages.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand. Presented in a single alphabetical sequence, entries range in length from 1,500 to 5,000 words.
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.
BuildingGreen brings together articles from environmental building news, products from GreenSpec Directory, and project case studies from High-Performance Buildings Database.
A collection of primary source documents that focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.
Digital images of the British Library's 93 copies of the 21 plays by William Shakespeare printed in quarto before the theaters were closed in 1642. Also includes background information about William Shakespeare, his works, his theater world and the printing of his plays.
The five-volume Encyclopedia of Human Rights, edited by David Forsythe, offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history in over 300 entries signed by leading scholars and human rights experts. The coverage includes major figures, organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, and human rights norms.