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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A digital collection of pre-1642 editions of William Shakespeare's plays.
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.
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.
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.
Search more than 100 journals from AIP, APS, ASCE, ASME, SPIE, and a host of other prestigious science and engineering journals.
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.
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.
Extensive coverage of the physical and biological sciences, significant numbers of journals in the social sciences, and some journals in the humanities.
Full-text database of a selected number of peer reviewed Latin American science and social science journals.
Coverage is from 1997 to the present and articles are published in English, Portuguese or Spanish.
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.
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
Online versions of published reference works from SAGE. A great place to begin your research.
SAE Mobilus includes resources related to mobility engineering from the Society of Automotive Engineering. UMD subscribes to SAE journals available through Mobilus.
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.
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.
All subject areas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RISM part A-II documents and describes music manuscripts created after 1600 by more than 19,500 composers, using up to 100 information fields for each. The MSS database links to Composer, Library Sigla, and Bibliographic Citations databases. Graphical images of musical incipits are included.
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.
An international bibliography of nearly 500,000 scholarly writings on music and related disciplines in 140 languages. RILM indexes articles, books, conference proceedings, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, festchriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings and videos, reviews and more.
Encompasses historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, librarianship, performance practice and notation, theory and analysis, pedagogy, liturgy, dance, criticism, music therapy, and interdisciplinary studies on music and various other fields, including literature, dramatic arts, visual arts, acoustics, aesthetics, anthropology, sociology, linguistics and semiotics, mathematics, philosophy, physiology, psychology, and physics.
Access to a variety of tax information, including complete tax law, analysis, journals, news, cases, and rulings
Covers all aspects of tax law.
Covers the whole range of illegal political activity worldwide, ranging from terrorist and secessionist organizations through to the dissident groups operating clandestinely in authoritarian states.
Bibliography of books, chapters, articles, and conference proceedings (currently 2079 bibliographic entries). For the UMD community, it includes links to full-text available via the University Libraries' subscriptions. Ebook links are provided to HathiTrust and Google Books. Citations and/or links to book reviews and table of contents are selectively provided on the bibliographic record for books.
426 Books, 325 Conference Papers, 650
Journals (1302 articles)
This site is sanctioned by the American Economic Association and includes links to a wide variety of online data repositories.
Organized links to valuable online resources in economics from the American Economics Association, including data resources, professional contacts for students and scholars, and reference and teaching resources.
This guide covers specialized research sources and techniques for investigating house histories.
Free access database of economics working papers, journal articles and other research.
This free worldwide cooperative database of economics articles is similar to EconLit, but with less authoritative coverage of the core journals and more coverage of (and links to) working papers and other unpublished scholarship. Includes some full text from open access repositories, but does not link to the libraries’ full text subscriptions.
When complete, the collection will include the full text of 100 works by women writers from the early modern period, together with introductions to the individual works and essays on the cultural context of the period. The RWO is a subset of the Women Writiers Online (WWO) database.
Includes novels, poems, drama, and non-fiction.
Regulatory Insight seeks to facilitate teaching and learning about administrative law by legal researchers, as well as academic researchers from many other disciplines.
Contains administrative law histories organized by public law.
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.
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!
Full text database of a selected number of mostly peer reviewed Latin American journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.
Coverage is from 1993 to the present and articles are published in English, Portuguese or Spanish.
Contains materials related to the diplomatic and military response by the United states (as part of a multi-national force) to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August 1990.
Reaxys is a web-based platform based on three chemical information databases: (Former) CrossFire Beilstein, (Former) CrossFire Gmelin and the Patent Chemistry Database (PCD). In addition, Reaxys is an extensive repository of experimentally validated data, including structures, reactions (including multi-step reactions) and physical properties. It also contains pharmacological, eco-toxicological and toxicological data, specific bioassay results, logPs, toxicity values, and other valuable data. Reaxys allows searching for substances by chemical name or by structure, as well as for single and multi-step reactions. Searches can also be performed for citations, which are indexed from the primary organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry journal literature going back to 1772, as well as from the patent literature.
Full-text, searchable information from 44 Readers’ Guide annuals. Includes the complete text of the Wilson Library Bulletin from 1914 on and subject heading matching that enables searching of historical subjects using modern terminology.
Bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel. Material listed in Rambi iscompiled from thousands of periodicals and from collections of articles - in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages.
Covers a wide range of academic areas in social sciences and humanities.
A searchable database of the manuscript fragments left by Emily Dickinson and now preserved in the Special Collections of Amherst College Library.
Emily Dickinson's poetry.
Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Records are selected from many of the top titles within the discipline, including Race, Ethnicity & Education and Ethnic & Racial Studies.
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides national, regional, state and county data by gender, race, ethnicity, and age. Contains statistics on demographics, mortality, access to care, infections and chronic disease, reproductive health, maternal health, mental health, violence and abuse, and prevention.