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.
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.
Provides access to the life sciences literature from more than 5,500 journals, books, conference proceedings, US patents, papers and posters, nomenclature rules, and taxanomic keys.
Provides access to the traditional areas of biology, such as botany, zoology and microbiology, as well as related fields such as biomedical, agriculture, pharmacology and ecology. Interdiscplinary fields such as medicine, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering and biotechnology are also included.
OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources. It provides access to these digital resources by "harvesting" their descriptive metadata (records) using OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting). The Open Archives Initiative is not the same thing as the Open Access movement.
These resources, often hidden from search engine users behind web scripts, are known as the "deep web." The owners of these resources share them with the world using OAI-PMH.
OAIster reveals these digital resources in an easy-to-use, searchable interface.
Christian Muslim relations & bibliographical history online is a general online history of relations between the fathis.it covers the period from 600 to 1500when encounters take place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin, and other languages. Christian Muslim Relations Online comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qua’ran, Qua’ran commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith, and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost.
The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) maintains a database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Note: Certain features on this site (commenting on genes or loci, registering a new mutant gene symbol) require setting up a free user name and password. Data available from TAIR include the complete genome sequence along with gene structure, gene product information, gene expression, DNA and seed stocks, genome maps, genetic and physical markers, publications, and information about the Arabidopsis research community. Gene product function data is updated every week from the latest published research literature and community data submissions. TAIR also provides extensive links to other Arabidopsis resources.
A collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.
Provides full-text access to key works and archival documents of LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day. This immense collection includes materials ranging from texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and to memoirs, biographies, poetry, and works of fiction. The latter category includes winners of the Stonewall Book Awards and Lambda Literary Awards. Has an international focus. Is cross-searchable with the LGBT Studies in Video database.
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal
articles with 19th century imprints.
Covers the full spectrum of foods that have been hunted, gathered, cultivated, and domesticated; their nutritional makeup and sues; and their impact on human populations. It offers geographical perspective on the history and culture of food and drink and takes up subjects from food fads, prejudices, and taboos to questions of food toxins, additives, labeling and entitlements.
This collection includes digitized images of over 6,500 American magazines and journals published between 1691 and 1877. The collection is available in five series: Series 1 (1691-1820); Series 2 (1821-1837) Series 3 (1838-1852)’ Series 4 (1853-1865) and Series 5 (1866-1877). The series can be searched separately or in combination.
Founded in 1969,the Council's Mission is to disseminate multi-disciplinary information on tall buildings and sustainable urban environments, to maximize the international interaction of professionals involved in creating the built environment, and to make the latest knowledge available to professionals in a useful form. The Council is an international not-for-profit organization supported by architecture, engineering, planning, and development and construction professionals. The CTBUH is the
the world's leading body in the field of tall buildings and the recognized source of information on tall buildings internationally. It is the arbiter of the criteria upon which tall building height is measured.
Information about the European history from the Bolshevik Revolution to the European Union. Covers a broad scope, encompassing the period's scientific and economic, social and cultural, political and military developments.
"Streaming video collection of performances, masterclasses, and interviews. Performances include orchestral, choral, and chamber music. For operas, take a look at the separate database Opera in Video. Or, search Opera in Video and Classical Music in Video together through the database Music Online.
The Encyclopedia of American Jewish History records and analyzes the American Jewish experience from its beginnings in the mid-seventeenth century to the present. It examines the encounters with, and impact on, America of successive waves of Jewish immigrants and their descendants, including Sephardim, Ashkenazim, Holocaust survivors, Soviet Jews, and Mizrahim.
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.
Provides information on all aspects of Judaism. Covers 4000 years of Jewish history, Jewish communities, literature, art, sociology, significant biographies, the Diaspora, Zionism, and Israel.
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.
Asia-Studies.com brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 53 countries on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues.
Examples of specific subject coverage include finance, trade, environment, human resources development, best practices in government, fisheries, tourism, education and women's studies to name a few. The average study is 50 pages long, and contains statistics, research, analysis, and forecasts. Most contain statistical tables, charts, and/or graphs. Country coverage includes all of Asia, Australia/New Zealand, the Americas Pacific Rim countries, and Pacific islands. Users can browse by country to find country specific annual statistical overviews. Multi-country and Asia-wide comparisons are also available.
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.