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The largest online database of popular music journalism, Rock’s Backpages provides access to over 25,000 full-text articles, reviews, and interviews from music and mainstream publications dating from the early 1960s through the present. These primary source writings and recordings feature over 2,500 artists and are fully searchable by name, date, genre, and keyword. RBP’s library includes exclusive and previously unpublished content, and is comprised of material from a wide range of publications from the US and the UK, including well-known names like Rolling Stone, Creem, New Musical Express, as well as online and print punk zines that date from as far back as the 1980s, includingYour Flesh and Forced Exposure. RBP also features a library of over 350 audio interviews, made up of conversations with Jimi Hendrix, the Beastie Boys, Mary J. Blige, The Ramones, Johnny Cash, Etta James, Bob Marley, Al Green, Kurt Cobain and more.

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The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research maintains one of the most complete collections of public opinion data. Data contributors include many major commercial polling firms and media survey organizations, such as ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, the Gallup Organization, Los Angeles Times, National Opinion Research Center, NBC News, New York Times, Princeton Survey Research Associates, USA Today, the Washington Post, and many others. RoperExpress, a data access tool for on-demand downloading of data in the Roper Center collection that are in ASCII or SPSS portable formats, is also available.

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This databank is a comprehensive, up-to-date source for questions asked on U.S. nationwide public opinion surveys since 1935. It provides question wordings, response percentages, and full survey-level citations.

Time Span:
1935 to the present
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Covers political aspects of all the world's major religions. Addresses four main themes: World Religions and Politics; Religion and Governance; Religion and International Relations and Religion, Security and Development.

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This online bibliography of approximately 4400 records is the only electronic record for the individual items in the collection. Within the bibliography the records are grouped by LC classification and then listed alphabetically within each class. Moreover, nearly all of the 438 records in class "B" (religion and philosophy) have links to digital versions, courtesy of the Library's Meeting of Frontiers digital library.

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All subject areas.

Time Span:
1866-1949
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Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 is an online collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Covering a span of 400 years in North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean, this fully searchable digital archive is an essential tool for the study of the western hemisphere. It provides primary source material critical to the understanding of the society, politics, religious beliefs, literature, customs and events of the times.

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SAE Mobilus includes resources related to mobility engineering from the Society of Automotive Engineering. UMD subscribes to SAE journals available through Mobilus.

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This database is no longer available through the UMD Libraries. Please adjust your bookmarks. See this page  for additional information.

Time Span:
2001 - present
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Online versions of published reference works from SAGE. A great place to begin your research.

Time Span:
2002-2010
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The San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922) 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

Time Span:
1865-1922
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Schillers Werke comprises the whole of the Nationalausgabe, the finest and most complete critical edition of his works, letters, and conversations, including all illustrations, notes, variants, and indexes. It currently includes 46 volumes, with further volumes added to the Web edition, and includes notes on sources as well as on the genesis of the works and their subsequent influence on German literature.

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Full-text database of a selected number of peer reviewed Latin American science and social science journals.

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Coverage is from 1997 to the present and articles are published in English, Portuguese or Spanish.

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Peer-reviewed, full text database containing electronic book and journal titles covering the fields of science, technology and medicine. In addition to keyword searches, the image search and value added content associated with the publication can be found in the form of audio, video and datasets.

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Extensive coverage of the physical and biological sciences, significant numbers of journals in the social sciences, and some journals in the humanities.

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Dates of abstracting and indexing vary. Full text prior to 1995 often going back to vol. 1, iss. 1
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You must first create an account using your @umd.edu email address to use the web version. Unlimited simultaneous users. SciFinder is published by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and gives you access to current high-quality scientific information in chemistry and related sciences. Content at a Glance: searching MEDLINE and Chemical Abstracts (CAPLUS) individually or at the same time; more than 15 million reactions; more than 1 billion predicted property values; more than 2 million experimental properties; the CAS REGISTRY database is updated daily; patent records from the major patent offices are available online within 2 days of the patents' issuance; sequences combined from CAS and GenBank databases, which are indexed and linked to scientific journal and patent literature.

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Search more than 100 journals from AIP, APS, ASCE, ASME, SPIE, and a host of other prestigious science and engineering journals.

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SciTech Connect contains energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE), including: DOE-sponsored R&D results, technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information. SciTech Connect is a consolidation of two core DOE search engines, the Information Bridge and the Energy Citations Database. SciTech Connect incorporates all of the R&D information from these two products into one search interface.

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The database represents all 23,000+ scores from numerous collections held by Special Collections in performing Arts. Students, faculty, and staff of the entire University System of Maryland, as well as members of select organizations, are welcome to borrow most of the works found in this database.

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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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Senior High Core Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction titles recommended for high school students (grades 9 through 12), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.

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A digital collection of pre-1642 editions of William Shakespeare's plays.

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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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Titles are written by internationally renowned experts spanning a wide range of topic areas in applied mathematics and computational science. Hosted by the same AIP/Scitation platform as SIAM Journals.

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SimplyAnalytics contains extensive data including demographic, historic census, business, health, real estate, housing, employment, consumer spending, and marketing (over 70,000 variables total). Users can create customized maps and reports; data is down to the census tract level. Click on "Sign in as a guest" to use database. data is available at the State, County, City, ZIP Code, Census Tract and Block Group level as well as custom trade area and the entire United States. Access limited to 5 concurrent users.

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A comprehensive collection of legal materials on slavery in the united State and the English – speaking word, including statues, cases books, pamphlets, and journal articles.

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Collection of digitized books, pamphlets, manuscripts, court records, maps, and images documenting many aspects of transatlantic slavery and abolition. Subjects include slavery in the early Americas, the middle passage, religion, resistance and revolt, urban slavery, the underground railroad, the abolition movement, freedmen, education, slavery in the Islamic world, and the legacy and persistence of slavery.

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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 open archive of the social Sciences, providing a free, non-profit, open access platform for social scientists to upload working papers, preprints, and published papers, with the option to link data and code

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Social Explorer provides access to demographic information about the United States from 1790to the most current dataset. Available data includes census data, data from the public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS), and American Community Survey (ACS) data. The database includes basic GIS tools to create reports, maps, and slide shows.

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These volumes include primary source documents which focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one of the following topics: Crime and Punishment; Environmental Issues; Family in Society; Gender Issues and Sexuality; Government, Politics, and Protest; Human and Civil Rights; Immigration and Multiculturalism; Medicine, Bioethics, and Health; Social Policy; and Terrorism.

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Provides an index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the social sciences. Covers anthropology, history, linguistics, philosophy, sociology, urban studies, women's studies, psychology, political science and other social sciences related fields. Provides some full-text materials.

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Social Sciences Full Text™ provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the social sciences. This resource provides detailed indexing for over 625 periodicals dating back as far as 1983—nearly 400 of which are peer-reviewed.

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Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.

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Community development, crisis intervention, evaluation research, family & social welfare, policy, planning & forecasting, gerontology, poverty & homelessness, welfare services, social work education, and , violence, abuse and neglect.

Time Span:
1980 to present
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[mobile version]
The index features more than 1,300,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociology-specific thesaurus designed by expert lexicographers. This product also contains informative abstracts for more than 620 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 500 "priority" coverage journals as well as over 1,390 "selective" coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources is included.

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Contains full text for 242 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.

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Something About the Author Online is a complete archive that preserves the full integrity of the print reference series, which includes more than 200 volumes, totaling more than 12,000 entries and nearly 17,000 images. You'll find a backfile of searchable page images digitized directly from the print volumes. You'll find thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and illustrators, all in an easy-to-use interface that is ideal for teachers, librarians, professors, students, and other researchers of children's and young adult literature. Handy features include the ability to print, e-mail, download and access content by "Inside this Entry" and "Inside this Volume."

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Southern Israelite is one of the major Jewish newspapers of the South in 20th century. Electronic access is for years 1929 through 1986.

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The collection includes Soviet film magazines and newspapers from the 1920s and 1930s, reflecting the most interesting and fertile period in the history of Russian film. These publications shed light on the production side of Soviet cinematography, theoretical and practical concepts developed by the period's leading directors and critics, and the role of film in Soviet cultural life. They featured articles by leading Soviet directors (Lev Kuleshov, Sergei Eisenstein, Dziga Vertov, Aleksandr Dovzhenko, Abram Room), members of the avant-garde LEF, leading authors and philologists.

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

Time Span:
1989-2014
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This database covers key areas of sports medicine and related fields. Content areas range from sports physiology and sports psychology to physical education and recreation. SPORTDiscus is ideal for researchers studying different aspects of kinesiology, fitness, health, and sport studies.

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Sports, recreation, physical fitness, and sport science

Time Span:
1975-present with some monograph indexing dating back to 1800.
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Accurate reproductions of over 30,000 Springer print book publications, with search capabilities and bookmarks.

Time Span:
2005-2011
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: Contains full-text of journals and eBooks, including the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) – with its subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI); Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), and Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science (UTICS). Also included are comprehensive reference works, like the Encyclopedia of Database Systems and the Handbook of Natural Computing. Coverage: 2005-2011, 2014.

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SpringerProtocols (coverage from 1980-2017) is the largest electronic database of reproducible laboratory protocols, with over 25,000 reproducible laboratory protocols in biomedical and life sciences. Based on tried and tested resources, including the essential series Methods in Molecular Biology, it covers 15 comprehensive subject collections and offers researchers access to nearly thirty years' worth of easily reproducible, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in their lab. Written by renowned experts in the field and reviewed and approved by the prestigous editorial board for clarity, accuracy, and consistency, Springer Protocols is an invaluable resource for the modern research laboratory.

Time Span:
1980-2017
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Springer has digitized nearly 1000 journals chronicled from Volume 1, Issue 1 in the Springer Online Journal Archives in the following subject packages: Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy. Archive full-text access ends with 1996.

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pre-1996

Time Span:
1996 and earlier
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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922) 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.

Time Span:
1874-1922
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SRDS online locate ad rates and circulation for magazines, newspapers, TV and radio, and find demographic profiles of DMAs. Also includes audience analytics for websites that sell ads and the local Market Audience Analyst, containing demographic and life style information on consumers by geographic regions; this data comes from Experian Simons and Nielsen Claritas PRIZM

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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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Provides state health data such as medicare, health status, managed care, minority health, women’s health, and more.

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This free site compiles data from various US government sources (FBI, Census, NCES and others) and presents them graphically to allow easy state-to-state comparisons.

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

Time Span:
1864-2016
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Data from 1790 – 2011. For data after 2011, use the Statistical Abstract of the United States (Proquest). Covers social and economic conditions in the United States, comprised of data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.