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201-250 of 931 results
Description:

Provides access to over 6,000 newspaper titles published outside the United States. These materials may be borrowed from CRL through the UM Libraries' Interlibrary Loan Department.

Coverage:

Encompasses many areas of study

Time Span:
Not Applicable
Description:

An interactive multi-media database for the study of the history, archaeology, art, and literature of archaic and classical Greece. Includes images of art and architecture, primary texts in Greek with English translation, a Greek-English lexicon, a world atlas, histories, articles and essays, and an extensive bibliography.

Description:

Gateway to primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States including text, photos, books and manuscripts, sheet music, and video and sound recordings.

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The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.

Description:

Executive branch serial documents issued by Brazil's national government during the period between 1821 and 1993, and by its provincial governments from the earliest available for each province to the end of the Empire.

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Collection includes: Provincial Presidential Reports (1830-1930); Almanack Laemmert (1844-1889); and Ministerial Reports (1821-1960).

Time Span:
1830-1960
Description:

Access to digitized holdings of the French National Library's collections, from the Middle Ages to 1914. Gallica will soon have over 10 million pages made accessible -- including all classical works of French literature -- as text, images and sounds. Full text available in PDF format.

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Prestigious editions, dictionaries and periodicals. Covers many disciplines -- history, literature, the ciences, philosophy, law, economy and political science.

Time Span:
Middle Age to early 20th Century
Description:

Historical Statistics of the United States has long been the standard source for quantitative indicators of American history. Includes statistics from over 1000 sources.

Description:

Spanish language dictionary of linguistic terms.

Description:

Provides access to museum-quality works of art online including painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, installation art, video art, folk and outsider art, and architecture.

Coverage:

Covers all subjects and most media in the visual arts.

Time Span:
Covers all time periods.
Description:

A single point of access to quality research data from around the world. Through linked content and summary information, this data is displayed within the broader context of the scholarly research.

Description:

CETE publishes rare and out of print francophone texts.

Time Span:
Middle Ages to the present
Description:

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Description:

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

Coverage:

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

Time Span:
Updated Monthly
Description:

Full text of all published treaties & agreements to which the US has been a party. Includes: US Treaties & Other International Agreements (UST); Treaties & Other International Acts Series (TIAS); Treaties in Force (TIF) and Guide to Treaties in Force; International Legal Materials (ILM); KAV Agreements; Bevans; Malloy; and Miller.

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In addition to including the actual page-images of all published and in-force treaties and agreements to which the United States has been a party, HeinOnline includes thousands of unpublished treaties and agreements, and treaties and agreements that are no longer in-force.

Time Span:
1776 to the present.
Description:

The National Farm Worker Ministry dates from 1920 and began as a charity aimed at helping farm workers procure food, clothing, and medical care. Under the influence of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers, it became more overtly political in seeking more fundamental improvements for farm workers in the 1960s. This collection reproduces correspondence, reports, speeches, and minutes documenting poverty programs, Braceros, labor camps, the United Farm Workers Union, and the Delano Grape Strike (1965-1970).

Description:

FBI reports documenting the 1961 attempt, organized by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), to enforce court and administrative rulings integrating interstate public transportation. Interracial groups of civil rights activists planned to ride buses from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, but they met with a great deal of violence.

Description:

Since 1913, The Blue Book of Building and Construction has been the construction industry's premier information source. The Blue Book provides easy access to continually updated information for each of The Blue Book's regional editions.

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current; updated continuously

Description:

The WESSWEB French Studies Web provides links to various French Studies web resources

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Links to full text databases of works from the Middle Ages to contemporary

Description:

Comprehensive collection of resources on U.S. politics and policy, including the National Journal, Poll Track, Ad Spotlight, CongressDaily, Technology Daily, and the Almanac of American Politics. All components may be searched at once.

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Covers all aspects of U.S. politics and policy.

Description:

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Description:

AgNIC is a guide to quality agricultural information on the Internet as selected by the National Agricultural Library, Land-Grant Universities, and other institutions.

Description:

An online learning service designed to help UMD faculty, staff, and students learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. To view the minimum requirements for using the full site and mobile devices, visit lynda.com system requirements (http://www.lynda.com/support/SystemRequirements.aspx). For help with UMD's lynda.com training, contact the IT Help Desk (https://helpdesk.umd.edu/).

Description:

Covers the full breadth of American business history. Includes overviews on different sectors of the economy, individual industries, significant economic events, and general topics such as business cycles. labor strikes and outsourcing. There are also overviews on broad legal topics such as antitrust legislation, bankruptcy laws and patent laws. Also offers brief biographies of individual persons who have played exceptional roles in American business as well as information about individual companies, corporations, labor unions, and government agencies.

Description:

Contains dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Dance in Video: Volume I lays the foundation for the study of dance in all its forms with content in modern dance, ballet, tap, jazz, experimental dance, and more. Films feature many of the greatest dance companies as well as an array of rare and hard-to-find archival and historical material. Dance in Video: Volume II showcases a new catalogue of dancers and partners including the Joffrey Ballet, John Jasperse Company, and Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, as well as instructional materials, interviews, and documentaries featuring key performers and choreographers.

Description:

This resource provides access to a wide range of publically available neuroscience infromation including bioinformatics data, images, grants and much more.

Description:

A comprehensive list of doctoral dissertations related to American architectural history. The principal criteria for inclusion are those studies dealing with the history of the built environment, not only buildings but related topics such as architectural sculpture, cemeteries, dams, the social history of buildings where they show how a building type was used, and terra cotta.

Coverage:

1897-1995

Description:

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. It is the online equivalent of the print Garland Encyclopedia, which has been the preeminent general reference work for research in ethnomusicology since its publication in 1997, with articles written by acknowledged experts in the field. The print version of the Garland Encyclopedia is available in the Performing Arts Library reference collection.

Description:

Full text of the works of 50 poets comprising 140 volumes of poetry published by Faber and Faber.

Coverage:

British and American poetry

Time Span:
20th century
Description:

Facilitates precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. Also merges value-added patent information with patent citation information.

Description:

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
Description:

This online directory allows you to search for contact information for AIA architects by zipcode and building type.

Coverage:

updated continuously

Description:

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.

Description:

This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Arranged taxonomically, entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.

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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.

Description:

The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program's mission is to collect, archive, and disseminate NASA aerospace information, and locate domestic and international STI pertinent to NASA's missions and Strategic Enterprises.

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The NTRS collects scientific and technical information from NASA's technical report servers and non-NASA sites using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Information Disclaimer: The external sites selected for inclusion in the NTRS are not endorsed or maintained by NASA. The validity, accuracy, integrity, and maintenance of information from external sources are the responsibility of the sponsoring organization.

Description:

Springer has digitized nearly 1000 journals chronicled from Volume 1, Issue 1 in the Springer Online Journal Archives in the following subject packages: Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy. Archive full-text access ends with 1996.

Coverage:

pre-1996

Time Span:
1996 and earlier
Description:

NTL Index is the subject database of articles in several hundred preservation newsletters, magazines and journals in the National Trust Library. NTL INDEX provides over 15,000 citations, including author, article title, journal title, volume, issue, date, page numbers, index terms (descriptors) and a brief annotation.

Coverage:

Offers coverage of all aspects of the historic preservation field from the technical to the aesthetic.

Time Span:
1986 to the present
Description:

Includes information on immigration from a wide variety of perspectives: border control and law enforcement, court cases, demographics, discrimination, economic and labor issues, events, family issues, government and politics, language and education, laws and treaties, literature, nativism and racism, refugees, religion, sociological theories, and stereotypes.

Description:

This 8 volume encyclopedia set provides a comprehensive overview of education within the United States and throughout the world. With over 850 cross-referenced entries, the entries address such items as K-12 education, higher education, international education, educational policy and legislation, learning and instruction, teacher preparation and testing. In addition, the encyclopedia has 121 biographical sketches of influential educators. Vol. 8 provides detailed entries for court cases, legislation, and international agreements, as well as a substantial index.

Description:

Official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.

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Contains documents from Presidential libraries, Departments of State and Defense, National Security Council, Central Intelligence Agency, Agency for International Development, and other foreign affairs agencies as well as the private papers of individuals involved in formulating U.S. foreign policy.

Time Span:
1945-1972
Description:

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.

Description:

Statistics on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns.

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Agricultural Statistics is published each year to meet the diverse need for a reliable reference book on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns.

Time Span:
1994 - present
Description:

Official publication of presidential statements, messages, remarks, and other materials released by the White House Press Secretary. Published weekly.

Time Span:
1993-present.
Description:

e-texts from French and Swiss authors, over 10,000 links to books and other documents.

Coverage:

Francophone texts and translations into French

Time Span:
Comprehensive
Description:

The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) contains abstracts and indexes of current publications in the history of art, including scholarly journals, conferences, book, exhibition reviews, and exhibition catalogues. The records consist of bibliographic citations, abstracts, and indexing; abstracts may be in English or in French, index terms (descriptors) are in both English and French.

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Major areas of coverage include European art from late antiquity (4th c. A.d.) to present, American art from European discoveries to present, traditional fine arts, decorative and applied arts, prints, drawing, and sculpture, folk and industrial art, archaeology, architecture and design, theater and festivals, painting and photography, performance art, aspects of material culture of interest to art historians, art reflecting western tradition in Asia, Africa, and Australia.

Time Span:
1975-2009; continued by International Bibliography of Art
Description:

Now called Agricultural & Environmental Science Database  Abstracts from 1579 serials, mostly selective

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Produced by University of Southern California and the University of Waterloo. Covers public health, safety, industrial hygiene, environmental and occupational risks and hazards.

Time Span:
1981 - current
Description:

MedlinePlus, is a goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Health professionals and consumers alike can depend on it for information that is authoritative and up to date. MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions.

Description:

A current bibliography of articles about women's and gender history. Articles selected from 160 European, American, Canadian, Asian, Australian and New Zealand journals. The bibliography was started in 1990 by Els Kloek as a special project at the History Department of the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Since 1995 the project has been continued by the International Institute of Social History (www.iisg.nl).

Coverage:

The compilation consists of articles on women and gender from historical journals and history from women's studies journals. All substantial articles and review essays about women and gender in history are listed in the bibliography. Related topics such as prostitution, witchcraft, housework, sexuality, birth control, infanticide, the family, gynaecology, and masculinity are also included. Emphasis on Modern and Early Modern history

Description:

Provides full text of the United States Congress legislation; Congressional Record, committee information, and historical documents.

Coverage:

An official source of current and historical United States Federal Legislative information.

Time Span:
Historical Documents 1774-1873; current coverage dates vary; updated daily when Congress is in sessi
Description:

Full-text access to the Federal Register (1936 -), Federal Register Indexes (1939-1995), Compilation of Sections Affected (1949-2000), Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1965-2004), and the Administrative Procedure Act (1944-1946).

Coverage:

HeinOnline provides access to the complete contents of each Federal Register issue. Each Federal Register page is represented in both high quality image and OCR text formats.

Time Span:
FR (1936-), CSA (1949-2000), Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1965-2004).
Description:

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.