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Indexes journals, books, essay collections, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies published worldwide in the areas of literary criticism, language, linguistics, rhetoric, and folklore of all countries.  Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA) the database contains millions of citations as well as full text for over 1,000 journals.

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This database features the John Larpent Collection from the Huntington Library – a unique archive of almost every play (about 2,500) submitted for license between 1737 and 1824. Included also are correspondence between key theatrical figures, diaries, biographical information, portraits, advertisements, playbills, historical information and the companion texts, The London Stage 1660-1800 and A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers & Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800.

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Extremely useful reference source providing coverage off major topics in linguistics and second language acquisition, written by the world’s is leading scholars. The Libraries have purchased only the Foundation Collection. Click on the “unlocked” availability option on the left hand side to access the available essays.

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 World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean. Scholarly Portal and Historical Collection about Latin America and the Caribbean. Portal includes journal articles, statistics, and multimedia organized around topic pages on countries, people, history, commerce & industry, and more. The Historical Collection of full-text primary documents includes manuscripts, letters, records, maps, diaries, and more.

Time Span:
1400-1986
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Also called World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean. Scholarly Portal and Historical Collection about Latin America and the Caribbean. Portal includes journal articles, statistics, and multimedia organized around topic pages on countries, people, history, commerce & industry, and more. The Historical Collection of full-text primary documents includes manuscripts, letters, records, maps, diaries, and more.

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Established as a medium for the publication of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching. Selected volumes available from 1983 to current.

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The volumes include monographs, edited multiauthor volumes, refereed conference proceedings, and thoroughly revised post-workshop books with added-value components. Special color-cover volumes are dedicated to tutorials, state-of-the-art surveys, "Hot Topics," Festschrifts, ACM Distinguished Theses, etc.

Time Span:
1973 to 1996 and then 2005 to 2011 and 2014-2018
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This series reports on new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications - quickly, informally and at a high level.
Mathematical texts analysing new developments in modelling and numerical simulation are welcome.
The type of material considered for publication includes:
1. Research monographs
2. Lectures on a new field or presentations of a new angle in a classical field.
3. Summer schools and intensive courses on topics of current research.

Time Span:
1964 -2011,2014-2018
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This database includes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts &
Humanities Citation Index, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Book Citation Index, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

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Science Citation Index Expanded®  A multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the sciences. Best database for finding what papers have cited other papers. Cited references can be traced forward in time. Some of the disciplines covered include agriculture, astronomy, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, materials science, mathematics, medicine, neuroscience, physics, plant sciences, and
zoology.

Social Sciences Citation Index® Covers anthropology, economics, history, library & info science, law, linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology, public health, sociology, urban studies, and women's studies.

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SCI: 1945-present; SSCI 1956 to present; weekly updates
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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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The world's largest electronic collection of Jewish texts in Hebrew ever recorded, which embody thousands of years of Jewish learning. 3 simultaneous users.

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Responsa Literature - rabbinic case-law rulings which represent the historical-sociological milieu of real-life situations; the Bible, the Talmud and their principal commentaries; works about Jewish law and customs; codes of Jewish law, such as Maimonides' Mishneh Torah and the Shulchan Aruch with its principal commentaries; midrashim, Zohar, etc.

Time Span:
Thousands of years of Jewish learning
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RIPM is the primary research tool for accessing 19th- and early 20th- century periodical literature on music. The resource provides an annotated index to over 135 important journals, with more than half being available as full-text. New titles are added every 6 months. The journals covered are in 14 different languages and originate chiefly from Europe and North America.

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A cooperative project established in 1981 by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the University of Chicago.

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2000 texts, from classic works of French literature to non-fiction prose and technical writing: novels, poetry, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, treatises. Subjects: literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy. A Provençal database includes texts in original languages.

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13th-20th cent.; selection of 17th cent. texts; some medieval and Renaissance
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Around 1,800 journals (full-text) and over 550 books and monographs in the field of Education. Access to conference papers and indexing and abstracts from thousands of journals. Book reviews and article citations (roughly 5 million).

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[mobile version]
Multi-disciplinary database providing information for nearly every area of academic study. Includes an enormous collection of the most valuable peer-reviewed full text journals, as well as additional journals, magazines, newspapers and books.

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Multidisciplinary subjects including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language & linguistics, arts & literature, medicine, ethnic studies

Time Span:
1965-present
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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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Electronic collection of women’s diaries and correspondence from Colonial times to 1950.  Coverage includes: all age groups and life stages, a wide range of ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous, and the not so famous. More than 1,500 biographies are also included.

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Provides investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles, and offers a family of no-load mutual funds.

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

Time Span:
1989-2014
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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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Provides Industry market research reports on U.S. industries, US Specialized Industries, China Industries, Global Industries, U.S. Risk Ratings, and U.S. Business Environment Profiles, also available through vSmith.

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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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PsyArXiv (psychology archive) is designed to facilitate rapid dissemination of psychological research. PsyArXiv is a creation of the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS) and the Center for Open Science (COS). PsyArXiv allows scholars to post documents such as working papers, unpublished work, and articles. under review (preprints), making them accessible to other researchers and to the public at no cost.

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Provides access to tools to analyze resources from within Gale primary sources licensed at UMD for digital humanities scholarship. Use of the Digital Scholar Lab requires creation of a free user account on first login.