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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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This bibliographic database is based on European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered.

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Guide to materials in geology and earth sciences. Worldwide coverage. Abstracts journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, and theses.Over 25,145 sources. Over 2.1 million records. Over 60,000 records added annually.

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Geology and the Earth Sciences. Major subjects include: crystallography, hydrogeology, economic geology, hydrology and water resources, environmental geology, marine geology, engineering geology, mineralogy, geochemistry, oceanography, geophysics, and paleontology.

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From 1785 to the present for North American geologyFrom 1933 to the present for international geo.
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Provides abstracts and indexing for 2,650 general periodicals. Full text of articles for nearly 2,000 periodicals, and 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews.

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Multidisciplinary subjects including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues, biography, and travel.

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1975-present
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North American Indian Drama contains 244 plays by 48 playwrights. More than half of the works are previously unpublished, and hard to find, representing groups such as Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Lenape, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, Hawaiian/Samoan, and others. North American Indian Drama allows in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database.

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Oxford Bibliographies in American Literature offers exclusive, authoritative research guides that combine the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.

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Provides the political, economic and social account of every country of the world along with key facts and analysis.

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1864-2016
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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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17th and 18th Century Nichols Collection Newspapers Part of the British Library Newspapers collection, 17th and 18th Century Nichols Collection Newspapers is full text, fully searchable digital archive of newspapers and news pamphlets from the United Kingdom.

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Part of the British Library Newspapers collection, 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers is a full-text, fully searchable digital archive of nearly 1,270 newspapers and news pamphlets from the United Kingdom. 

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The Times Digital Archive provides convenient access to an extraordinary library of back issues of this renowned newspaper online.
By taking the microfilm collection of The Times (London) and producing a high-resolution digital format with searchable images, The Times Digital Archive represents unprecedented access to one of the most highly regarded resources for the study of 18th century history and onward.

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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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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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Index to journal articles, books, articles in collections, and conference papers on multiple aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilization.

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Publications in European and other languages on multiple aspects of Greek and Roman antiquity, including literature and linguistics, history, philosophy, art, religion, music, and science, from the second millennium B.C.E. to the early Middle Ages (ca. 500-800 C.E.).

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Indexing from 1924-2015
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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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Access to articles in the subject areas of Horticulture, Botany, Garden and Landscape Design, Ecology, Plant and Garden Conservation, Horticultural Therapy, and Sustainable Horticultural Design Practices.

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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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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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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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Indexes over 400 journals from key social science and humanities journals published in Latin America and throughout the world. Coverage includes Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, the United States-Mexico border region and Hispanics in the United States.

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Covers articles and other materials from key social science and humanities journals published in Latin America and throughout the world. Coverage includes Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, the United States-Mexico border region and Hispanics in the United States.

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1970 - present
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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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ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library is a vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information covering a broad range of engineering disciplines.

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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.

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1960-present (but there is some material from the 1950s included)
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Cross-searchable collection of building, plumbing, fire and maintenance codes and standards from BOCA, SBCC, ICBO, ILL, and NFPA. Access limit is 1 simultaneous users

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Contains publications of the ASCE, including journal articles (1983 - present), conference proceedings (2001 - present), standards (1982 - present), and ebooks (1985 - present).

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Engineering subject areas include: Aerospace Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Bridges, Cold Regions, Computer Practices, Construction, Earthquake Engineering, Education, Engineering Mechanics, Environmental Engineering, Forensic Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Highways, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Irrigation and Drainage, Management, Materials Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation, Urban Planning, Water Resources, Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering

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1970-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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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.

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1988-present
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Full-text access to thousands of books published by major university presses.

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The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. It is the online equivalent of the print Garland Encyclopedia, which has been the preeminent general reference work for research in ethnomusicology since its publication in 1997, with articles written by acknowledged experts in the field. The print version of the Garland Encyclopedia is available in the Performing Arts Library reference collection.

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Smithsonian Global Sound includes published recordings of the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and archival audio collections of Folkways Records, and of Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk Musical Magazine, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. Also included are field recordings collected on the South Asian subcontinent made available from the Archive Research Centre for Ethnomusicology (ARCE), sponsored by the American Institute for Indian Studies.
Music recorded around the African continent in the mid-20th century by Dr. Hugh Tracey for the International Library of African Music is here, as are nature sounds, spoken stories, and memoirs. Album cover art and liner notes have been scanned into the database.

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An international database of bibliographic records for completed dissertations and new dissertation topics in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology. Contains more than 13,500 records, including the corrected and updated contents of the earlier printed editions of Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology.

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A comprehensive database featuring streaming audio and video, reference, and scores. Music Online allows users cross search all of the music databases published by Alexander Street Press.

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The AHS Online store includes nearly all Forum Proceedings from 1943 to today and papers from dozens of Technical Specialists' Meetings, plus proceedings CD-ROMs, Vertiflite pdfs, books and AHS merchandise. The pdfs in the Forum and Technical Specialists' Meetings Proceedings, as well as all the Vertiflite issues, comprise the AHS Vertical Flight Library.

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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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A comprehensive online collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners. Includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official papers of the most-studied and talked-about cases.

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1932-1978

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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.

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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.

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All, although majority of materials emphasise early modern and modern periods
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OCLC catalog of books, serial publications, media, visual materials, musical scores, and archival materials in libraries worldwide.

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Includes material descriptions and holdings for OCLC member libraries.

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prior to 1501 - present
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This database is no longer available through the UMD Libraries. Please adjust your bookmarks. See this  for additional information.

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References Western-language books, journal articles, and conference proceedings, including citations to all articles from the 100 most-used journals in Asian Studies.

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Covers a wide range of subject areas in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences on all parts of Asia.

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1971- to present
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Core international history database now includes unique full-text coverage of nearly 200 journals and 100 books. It also provides indexing for over 1700 journals from 1964 to the present.

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All areas of historical research.

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1954 to the present
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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 access to over 6,000 newspaper titles published outside the United States. These materials may be borrowed from CRL through the UM Libraries' Interlibrary Loan Department.

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Encompasses many areas of study

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Not Applicable
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2 Simultaneous users. The definitive international bibliography for the history of science, technology, and medicine and their influence on culture, this database now integrates four separately created bibliographies. Expanded at the end of 1999 to include records from an internationally renowned medical collection. Covers pre-history to the present.

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Describes journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in all scientific disciplines and related fields. Citations reflect the contents of nearly 9,500 journals.

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1975 to the present.
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Electronic archive of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Includes complete runs of journals with full-text of all articles published from volume 1, issue 1. Please note, most journals have a “moving wall” (time lag) of three to five years between the most current issue published and content available on JSTOR. 

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Coverage spans the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

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This database is the an authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities. Full text is available from 1997 to the present. It also contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.

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It offers access to more than 90 percent of the doctoral dissertations accepted each year in North America. The database also covers thousands of dissertations and theses from around the globe.

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1861 to present
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The largest book store in Japan for Japanese books and Western language books. Includes search engine for books in print and summaries or tables of contents for most books. Japanese reading (furigana) of authors and titles are provided. Also lists availability of some out of print books. A good online tool for book selection.

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The database covers Japanese literary works translated into other languages from 1945 to 1990s. It is searchable by author, title of work, translator or other key words in Japanese or roman letters. Short stories are listed individually by their own title rather than in the anthology.

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1945-1990's

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The database covers Japanese literary works translated into other languages from 1945 to 1990s. It is searchable by author, title of work, translator or other key words in Japanese or roman letters. Short stories are listed individually by their own title rather than in the anthology.

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1945-1990's