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The Christian Science Monitor (1908-1997) 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.

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1908-1998
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Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general online history of relations between the faiths. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took 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 Qur’an, Qur’an 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.

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Description: Provides news, information, advice, and job listings for college and university faculty members and administrators.

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This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 (and eventually back to 1836) and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

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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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1991- present.
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Indexes majority of English-language nursing journals including publications from state nursing associations. This database contains full-text articles dating back to 1937, as well as searchable cited references, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. This resource also offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.

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Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative complementary medicine, consumer health and allied health disciplines.

Time Span:
1937-present
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CiteSeer is a scientific literature digital library that aims to improve the dissemination and feedback of scientific literature, and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness. Indexes Postscript and PDF research articles on the Web, and uses sophisticated techniques to located documents on the world wide web.

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Computer Science, Technology

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unlimited
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Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

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A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included.

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Full text database of a selected number of social science journals from Latin American and the Spanish Caribbean.

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Coverage is from 2003 to the present. Also provides access to e-books and some theses.

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CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIÓDICA covers journals specializing in science and technology.

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Index to approximately 1,500 humanities and social sciences journals published in Latin America and the Caribbean. Includes links to some full-text articles. *Hint: The host server may be slow at times. If you get a time-out message you may have to repeat your search several times.

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"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.

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Classical Music Library is a large multi-label database of Classical music recordings with a particular focus on content that meets the needs of educators and students. Audio tracks are supplemented by reference materials and backed by tools allowing users to create their own Playlists or to click on Themed Playlists that group tracks in various ways: e.g., by music textbook, composer, performer, style period, genre.

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Provides in-depth coverage of classical music from its inception to modern recordings. Approximately 20,000 licensed recordings are included along with thousands of biographies.

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Middle Ages to Present
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Contains the full text to such standard reference sources as Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Nicholas Slonimsky’s Music Since 1900, and Women Composers: Music Through the Ages, as well as several less ambitious, but useful works. This resource complements, and should be used in conjunction with Oxford Music Online, which is also available through ResearchPort

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Contains the full text to such standard reference sources as Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Nicholas Slonimsky’s Music Since 1900, and Women Composers: Music Through the Ages, as well as several less ambitious, but useful works. This resource complements, and should be used in conjunction with Oxford Music Online, which is also available through ResearchPort.

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Currently contains 1,816 musical scores in PDF format, with that number expected to grow to 8,000. The current collection is especially strong in 18th and 19th century music, but includes works from the 15th century through the 21st century. Notably, the entire Boosey and Hawkes catalog will be contained within the resource. Many items have associated audio tracks in Classical Music Library (also available through ResearchPort) and the two resources work in tandem to provide simultaneous access to printed and recorded music.

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The Cleveland Call and Post (1934-1991) offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. more info...

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ClimateWire covers the debate over climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society. It covers in-depth every day the key issues that surround the debate over climate change. It deliver news-breaking coverage to the people who make, influence or will be affected by climate policy.

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Federal agency programs, legislation, policies and funding; State program development and implementation; International agency activities; Corporate/multi- national response to climate concerns; Kyoto implementation and Post-Kyoto negotiations; and more.

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Time span: 2009 to the present. Updated daily at 8 am.
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A digital edition of William Wells Brown's /Clotel/, the first African American novel. "This edition presents, for the first time together, the full extant texts of the novel’s four versions, published between 1853 and 1867. Imaged and coded, the fully searchable texts may be read individually or in parallel and are accompanied by generous biographical, critical, and historical commentary as well as line-by-line annotations and textual collations."

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Full text of the Code of Federal Regulations.

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A codification of general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

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1997 to present.
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Online version of the Code of Maryland Regulations.

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Maryland State agency regulations are compiled in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR). COMAR contains 33 Titles, with each Title usually corresponding to a department or agency. Each regulation is assigned a unique four-part codification number. For example, 09.12.01.02, represents Title 09, Subtitle 12, Chapter 01, and Regulation 02.

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COBRA is a repository of biostatistics technical reports and working papers submitted by researchers from around the United States. Topics covered by the COBRA database include epidemiology, genetics, bioinformatics, and much more.

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Digitized records of the Board of Trade, the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, who together were responsible for administering British colonies in mainland North America and the Caribbean, covering the period from the 1660s to the 1750s, with some earlier and later material. Records include letters, charters and commissions, orders to officials, court records, maps and building plans, printed pamphlets and newspapers, acts of colonial assemblies, military reports, and shipping lists, among others. They document many aspects of colonial life, including the development of colonial institutions, education, economic and industrial development, relations with Native Americans, warfare, religion, slavery, immigration, and many others. This resource is continued by Colonial America 2: Towards Revolution.

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Digitized records of the Board of Trade, the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, who together were responsible for administering British colonies in mainland North America and the Caribbean,"covering the 1750s, 1760s and 1770s," with some earlier and later material. Records include letters, charters and commissions, orders to officials, court records, maps and building plans, printed pamphlets and newspapers, acts of colonial assemblies, military reports, and shipping lists, among others. They document many aspects of colonial life, including the development of colonial institutions, education, economic and industrial development, relations with Native Americans, warfare, religion, slavery, immigration, and many others. They also document political, social, and economic developments leading to the American Revolution. This resource continues Colonial America 1: Early Settlement, Expansion and Rivalries.

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A collection of thousands of scanned documents and bibliographic records relating to English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the 16th and 18th centuries. The earliest English settlements in North America, encounters with Native Americans, piracy in the Atlantic and Caribbean, the trade in slaves and English conflicts with the Spanish and French are all covered in this database.

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Offers a broad overview of recent Latino history by exploring the recent histories of all the major national and regional Latino subpopulations and reflecting on what these historical trends might mean for the future of both the United States and the other increasingly connected nations of the Western Hemisphere.

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Communication & Mass Media Complete originated with the acquisition and subsequent merging of two popular databases in the fields of communication and mass media studies -- CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University). This database is currently offered on a trial basis.

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CommSearch offered bibliographic and keyword references to 26 journals in communication studies, with coverage extending to the inaugural issue of each. It also included cover-to-cover indices of NCA’s six journals, and abstracts from their earliest appearance in NCA journals. Mass Media Articles Index provided citation coverage of over 40,000 articles related to mass media and published in over 60 research journals, as well as major journalism reviews, recent encyclopedias, and handbooks in the area of communications studies. EBSCO has combined and expanded the extensive coverage of these two resources to create CMMC. 

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Provides county-specific reports of community health status for local jurisdictions across the U.S.

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Full text of selected German Jewish newspapers from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

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Full text of selected German Jewish newspapers from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

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18th, 19th and 20th century
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Includes the complete text of the 18-volume original Dictionary of Scientific Biography, plus the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Contains biographies of mathematicians and natural scientists from all countries and from all historical periods.

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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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Coverage includes life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older (1982-1995) material also covers physics, engineering and materials science

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1982 to present
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This index helps researchers access the published literature from the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, and more.

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This collection consists of papers related to Latin America issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970. The material ranges from single-page letters and telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports, and texts of treaties. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet, and to heads of British missions abroad.

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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

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Offical record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress, published daily when Congress is in session. 1995-present.

Time Span:
1995 - present
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An online listening database featuring popular genres of world music, including worldbeat, Bollywood, reggae and more. This database complements Smithsonian Global Sound, which focuses more on traditional genres. Many excellent world music record labels, such as Lyrichord, Topic, and Budamusique, are represented.

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Abstracts of journal articles, technical reports, patents and more on all aspects of copper, copper alloys, and copper technology Includes abstracts of 5582 documents published between 1863 and 1964.

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Major areas of coverage include: extractive metallurgy, melting and casting, fabrication, surface treatment , joining, powder and physical metallurgy, properties, corrosion and oxidation, composites, copper compounds, superconductivity, competitive materials, applications, insulation, pollution control, and energy.

Time Span:
1965- present
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Online access to authenticated versions of the basic federal government documents that define our democratic society, including the Federalist Papers, Articles of Confederation, and the papers of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln.

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This collection consists of items, including letters; receipts for parcels; money orders and personal effects; paper currency; and realia (including Star of David Badges that Jews were forced to wear), originating from prisoners held in German concentration camps, internment and transit camps, Gestapo prisons, and POW camps, during and just prior to World War II.

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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.

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Provides the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible. This current release includes over 500 videos totaling roughly 540 hours.

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Includes essays on over 200 countries that document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts.

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Using a standard entry format for easy comparison, each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations are surveyed -- from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts.

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Presents key indicators tracing the trends in social and economic development from the last three decades.

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

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Coverage and analysis of U.S. congressional legislation from 1945 to today. Provides in-depth analysis of the path legislation takes through Congress, including how bills are changed, derailed, or ultimately passed during an annual session of Congress. Updated annually.

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Provides comprehensive coverage of every open committee and subcommittee markup, as well as some that are closed. Provides the debates and discussions that take place during markup sessions, as well as summaries of all amendments offered roll-call vote breakdowns, links to committee amendment text and voice-vote outcomes. 1989 - present.

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1989 - present

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An analytical survey of the history and development; powers; personalities; current developments; and legislation considered and passed by the U.S. Congress. Includes data on voting alignments, interest group ratings, advanced CQ key vote analysis, and advanced member analysis.

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The database is organized into four sections: Public Policy Legislation; Members of Congress; CQ Key Votes; and the Legislative Branch.

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Varies by type of data.
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Weekly congressional news and analysis. Full text available from 1983 -- present.

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All the major policy issues confronting the U.S. Congress: Defense, Economy & Taxes, the Environment, Foreign Policy, Health, Education, and Welfare, Crime, etc.

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1983 to the present.