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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.

Time Span:
1975 to the present.
Description:

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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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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UMD has access, no need to Sign In once on the Oxford page. Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases. Oxford Art Online provides Web access to the entire text of The Grove Dictionary of Art with quarterly additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links and all the sophisticated search advantages possible with an online reference source.

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Streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts, and documentaries. Currently contains over 530 full-length videos.
(5 simultaneous user limit)

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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.
ANB online features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities.

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American National Biography (ANB) offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation.

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Updated quarterly.
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Covers all mechanical engineering and transportation engineering aspects from aerospace to automotive. Includes periodicals, conference papers, trade journals, magazines, books, patents, and technical reports.

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More than 6.2 million records related to aerospace, automotive, energy, railway, naval and marine, industrial and manufacturing processes, forensics, design principles, and mathematics

Time Span:
1960-present
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Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper

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Comprehensive coverage of local, national, foreign, and business news.

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Full-text: January, 1999--present
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Provides citations and full-text articles from the newspaper.

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Coverage of local, national, and international news. Particularly known for its political reporting.

Time Span:
Full-text: January, 1977--present
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Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. Search engine for Japanese books currently available in the book market in Japan.

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Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. Comprehensive directory of useful websites for Japanese Studies in the world, divided by subject categories. It gives addresses and telephone numbers of each organization.

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Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. National union catalog of books and serials in natinal university libraries and other research institutions in Japan, managed by Japan's National Institute of Informatics. Updated Weekly. This database gives holding records of institutions. Good tool for interlibrary loan. (Japanese and English)

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The Jerusalem Post is a broadsheet newspaper based in Israel, publishing only English and French editions. It is one of the main newspapers of Israel. It is published from Sunday to Friday, with no edition appearing on Saturday (the Jewish Sabbath) and Jewish religious holidays. Regular opinion columnists write on subjects such as religion, foreign affairs and economics. In its earlier form, 1932-1950, it was called The Palestine Post, and was founded in 1932 by Gershon Agron. In 1950, two years after the State of Israel was declared, the paper was renamed The Jerusalem Post.

Time Span:
1932-2008
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Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. National Diet Library of Japan Online Public Access Catalog. It contains books since 1868 and journal articles since 1948.

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NOTE: Download of full book PDF files may require login with University ID. A shared, growing digital repository of millions of books and periodical volumes scanned from major research libraries, including those digitized by institutional effort and by both Google and the Internet Archive. Offers full-text searching and advanced bibliographic search capabilities (such as author, title, publisher, language, etc.), and full PDF downloading of works in the public domain. One feature includes the ability to select and place items from the database into a tailor made collection that may be kept private to the user or shared publicly with others. Items that are saved to collections can be searched independently of the rest of the repository, allowing users to perform focused searches on subsets of HathiTrust materials.

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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. Biographies of more than 50,000 noteworthy people, no longer living, who inhabited or were connected with the British Isles. Portraits included for more than 10,000 entries.  

3 simultaneous user

 

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 Biographical essay of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. 

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Electronic reference library for Information Technology and Computer Science. Includes hundreds of books published by O'Reilly, designed to address the needs for reference content in the areas of information technology, desktop applications and business. Access limit is 3 simultaneous users

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Applied sciences, business, certification, computer science, desktop publishing, e-commerce, graphics, hardware, HCI, IT management, multimedia, networking, operating systems, programming, security, software engineering.

Time Span:
2001 - present
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NOTE: Use of The Investment Arbitration Reporter requires login with University ID and is restricted to only UMCP current staff and students.
News and analysis service focusing on cross-border lawsuits between foreign investors and their host governments. IAreporter specializes in tracking and chronicling so-called investor –state arbitrations. These arbitrations are often –confidential in nature, but may have major financial legal and policy impacts.

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Essential Science Indicators can determine the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in their field of study — as well as emerging research areas that can impact their work. This unique and comprehensive compilation of science performance statistics and science trends data is based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. It is an analytical resource for policymakers, administrators, analysts and information specialists in government agencies, universities, corporations, private laboratories, publishing companies and foundations, as well as members of the scientific press and recruiters. Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is useful tool to help answer questions about research performance. For example: Which institutions produce the most highly-cited research in a particular field? Where does our institution rank in this group? Who are the most influential researchers in this field? Is our institutions citation activity on an upward or downward trend? How did changes in funding influence the impact of research in a particular country or institute? Which are the hottest topics in research right now? How does my article’s citation count compare to similar articles? ESI produces a variety of metrics and features such as Top 1% of Scientists and Institutions; Top 50% of Journals and Countries/Territories; Highly Cited Papers: Top 1% of cited papers per discipline; Hot Papers: Papers from the last two years that were cited the most (top 0.1%) in the last 2 months; Research Fronts: Creates clusters of highly cited articles, useful for identifying ground breaking discoveries

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Now called Material Science & Engineering Database. This database provides bibliographic coverage of ground-breaking research, applications, regulatory developments and new patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering, including medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental and marine biology

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Biotechnology and bioengineering, including medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental and marine biology.

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Updated Monthly
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Now called 20th Century Media Information Database
Database Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. Japan's Occupation Period (1945-1949) magazine database. Article-level index to magazines in the Prange Collection, University of Maryland Libraries. (Japanese)

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Access to IMF publications including periodicals, books, working papers, studies, data and statistical tools. Please NOTE: we do not subscribe to all IMF publications, limiting results to only our subscribed content is a search option within the eLibrary. Items not owned by UMD, can be requested thru UBorrow, or Inter Library Loan, or via Google search.

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1 simultaneous user. Access to detailed case studies of completed projects, ranging from low-income housing to commercial and industrial projects. Covers projects from 1985-present. Includes photos, site plans, costs and rents, and innovative features of projects.

Time Span:
1985 to present
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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.

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WARNING: Data mining and excessive downloading are prohibited and such activities cause the suspension of this service. NOTE: Use of Factiva requires login with University ID and is restricted to only current UMCP staff and students. Factiva recommends using Internet Explorer 5.01 or higher. Full-text access to over 8,000 business sources including national and international newspapers, magazines, wire services, web sites and industry (trade) sources.

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Covers business news articles in a wide range of topic areas: companies, industries, markets, products, brands, and general financial articles.

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Varies by title.
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Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) provides fulltext to news, business and legal information.  Newspapers date back to the 1970's. 
With Nexis Uni, you can:
- Self-register for an ID and password, allowing for a more personalized
research experience including Alerts set-up, saved searches, and more.
- Search across all content at once and use results visualization to
identify key concepts quickly.
- Take advantage of discipline pages for a quick, at-a-glance view of
relevant sources, searches, and topics.
- Share documents and folders in a collaborative workspace for group
projects.
- Use a range of preferred tech devices—laptop, tablet or mobile—thanks
to a responsive site design.

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Description:

LexisNexis Academic has been replaced by Nexis Uni. See this FAQ for more information.

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Covers news, business, legal research, medical and reference information

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Database of most imprints (books, pamphlets, and broadsides) published in English anywhere or published in any language in English-speaking countries, appearing from 1473 to 1700. One can search the full ASCII text of selected* documents and view both the text and the corresponding original page images.

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Useful for research in all subject areas during the early modern period. Also helpful to study the history of books and printing.

Time Span:
1475-1700
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The Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Parts I and II) is a full-text searchable digital database of over 180,00 English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of works from the Americas. It includes a variety of materials, from books and directories, Bibles and sheet music to sermons and advertisements, Includes both well-known and lesser-known authors and canonical titles of the period as well as contemporary works that analyze and debate those same titles.

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Includes the complete run of the times literary supplement with over 300,000 reviews ,letters, poems and articles . Provides contemporary criticism searchable by article type,date,editor and translator. 

Time Span:
1902-2013
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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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The British Library Newspapers collection feature London national newspapers, English regional papers, and newspapers from Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales.  It includes the following four collections which can be searched separately or together:  Part I: 47 publications from 1800-1900; Part II: 22 publications from 1800-1900; Part III: 35 publications from 1741-1950; and Part IV: 23 publications from 1732-1950.

 

 

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Created by the American Library Association and The Charleston Company, ccAdvisor is a searchable peer-reviewed guide to academic databases,websites and tools.

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Developed by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism and START: A Center of Excellence of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, University of Maryland. "The Global Terrorism Database is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2016 (with annual updates).  Unlike many other event databases, the GTD includes systematic data on domestic as well as international terrorist incidents that have occurred during this time and now includes more than 170,000 cases.

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The ASM Alloy Phase Diagram Center allows subscribers to explore, search and view more than 28,000 binary and teriary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6200 systems from their Web browsers.

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Contains Alloy Digest datasets and additional materials datasets from other ASM publications Also heat treating data sheets from the heat treating data sheets from the heat Tre eater’s Guides time temperature curves creep curves fatigue curves stress strain curves and more Feature physical and mechanical properties and processing characteristics for nearly 7,000 ferrous and nonferrous alloys

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International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) database covers 70 armed conflicts, including data on terrorism, refugees and returnees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), weapons used and their flows, fatalities, costs ($US), historical backgrounds, annual updates and timelines. Users can generate reports and download data as well as browse through year-by-year analyses and fact time sheets online.

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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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ESCI complements the highly selective indexes by providing earlier visibility for sources under evaluation as part of SCIE (Science Citation Index Expended), SSCI (Social Sciences Citation Index), and AHCI (Arts and Humanities Citation Index) rigorous journal selection process. Inclusion in ESCI provides greater discoverability which leads to measurable citations and more transparency in the selection process.

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Search or browse more than 20,000 publications from the ingenta database. Some full text is available; faculty may be purchase some articles for fax or online delivery.

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Coverage spans the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

Time Span:
1988 - present
Description:

A collection of E-texts covering topics specifically chosen by Maryland Academic Libraries.

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Collection strengths include computer science, business, international relations, education, environmental science, psychology, and civil rights law and history.

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The Wiley–Blackwell Encyclopedia of literature comprises individual titles covering key literary genres and periods. The following titles can be searched individually or together. The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, The Encyclopedia of the Novel, The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies, The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction, The Encyclopedia of British Literature: 1660-1789, The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature.

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Covering mathematical literature since 1940 this international database provides bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature from 1700 current journals, books and other original documents.

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Books, journals, and proceedings in the field of mathematics.

Time Span:
1940-present
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This database produced by the International Political Science Association, provides coverage of articles from the world's leading journals in political science.

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This database contains over 110,000 records from nearly 900 journals published from 1989 to the present. Approximately 8,000 new records are added to the database every year.

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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.

Time Span:
1964-present
Description:

Access to the full text of congressional publications. Includes: hearings, legislative histories, committee prints and reports, House and Senate documents, Congressional Record, Serial Set, CRS Reports, bills, public laws, regulations...

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Congressional hearings, public issues, legislation, history, and legal research

Description:

From 1915 -  Covers the world's public affairs, public and social policies, international relations, and world politics.  Includes the policy oriented literature such as economics, finance, law, education, the military, political science, public administration, international law and relations, the environment, demography, public health and science and technology.