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The Women Writers collection is a growing collection of works and/or correspondence of important authors such as Jane Austen, Aphra Behn, Charlotte Bronte, Fanny Burney, Mary Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft and others. Past Masters includes definitive, authoritative editions of literary works and authors’ letters from distinguished academic publishers. All of the print apparatus is included and is fully searchable. Full-text searching may be made within any single volume, across an entire collection, or across all titles.

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This is the first release in a growing collection of works of important authors such as Jane Austen, Joanna Baillie, Aphra Behn, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Elizabeth Gaskell, Eliza Haywood, Elizabeth Inchbald, Caroline Lamb, Harriet Martineau, Florence Nightingale, Mary Robinson, Mary Shelley, Charlotte Smith and Mary Wollstonecraft. As with all of the Past Masters collections, the Pickering & Chatto Women’s Studies Collection reproduces definitive print editions in highest quality electronic form. All of the print apparatus is included and is fully searchable. Full-text searching may be made within any single volume, across an entire collection, or across all titles.

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Collection of full text electronic editions in philosophy. Includes collected works of Aquinas, Aristotle, Augustine, Hume, Plato, and others. All of the print apparatus is included and is fully searchable. Full-text searching may be made within any single volume, across an entire collection, or across all titles.

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The English Letters collection features correspondence, diaries, memoirs and notebooks from important English authors, including Bacon, Hobbes, Boyle, Locke, Defoe, Fielding, Sterne, Johnson, the Wordsworths, Coleridge, Austen, Tennyson, the Brontės, George Eliot, Newman, Hardy , Yeats and others. Past Masters includes definitive, authoritative editions of literary works and authors’ letters from distinguished academic publishers. All of the print apparatus is included and is fully searchable. Full-text searching may be made within any single volume, across an entire collection, or across all titles.

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This resource requires a campus login for access. Provides comparable statistics for 205 countries on economic indicators, health, foreign trade, environment, lifestyle, industrial and agriculture output, communications and more. Also includes market size data for over 300 consumer products and services. It covers demographic trends, economic indicators, finance, foreign trade, health, labor force, industrial and agricultural production, environmental data, consumer expenditure patterns, retail sales, advertising and media patterns, consumer prices, household patterns, literacy rates, telecommunications, automotive and transport figures, travel and tourism, income and earnings potential. It also includes market size data for over 300 consumer products and services.

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Varies

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A collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.

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OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Over 2,380,000 records.

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Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Wide variety of subjects.

Time Span:
1993-present
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The papers of Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722–1793) and her daughter Harriott Pinckney Horry (1748–1830) document the lives of two women who were members of one of South Carolina’s leading families. Their letters, diaries, and other documents span nearly a century (1739–1830) and provide a window on politics, social events, and people of the late colonial and early national periods.

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The Jerusalem Post was founded on December 1, 1932 as the Palestine Post. In 1950 it change its name to Jerusalem Post.

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Scan of entire paper for the time period

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1932-1950
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From 1915 -  Covers the world's public affairs, public and social policies, international relations, and world politics.  Includes the policy oriented literature such as economics, finance, law, education, the military, political science, public administration, international law and relations, the environment, demography, public health and science and technology.

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UMD has access, no need to Sign In once on the Oxford page. Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases. Full-text access to the following standard reference sources: The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. (11 simultaneous users.) All of these are also available in print in the reference section of the Performing Arts Library. Oxford Music Online is an excellent complement to Classical Music Reference Library (also available through Database Finder), and the two resources should be used in tandem.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. All of these are also available in print in the reference section of the Performing Arts Library. Oxford Music Online is an excellent complement to Classical Music Reference Library (also available through Database Finder), and the two resources should be used in tandem.

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An online bilingual dictionaries presently contains 1.2 million words and phrases (available in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Chinese).
The dictionaries can be searched or browsed, phonetic symbols are explained, and references can be emailed or exported to bibliographical software.
Other features include audible pronunciation, grammatical notes, guides to cultural events of each country, and hints for writing in a variety of situations and formats. (3 simultaneous user limit)

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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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 Extremely useful reference source providing coverage of major topics in literary studies written by the world’s leading scholars.  The Libraries have purchased only those entries published in 2013-2015.  Click on the “unlocked” availability option on the left hand side to access the available essays. 

Time Span:
2013-2015
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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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Extremely useful reference source providing coverage of major topics in political science written by the world's leading scholars. Features include abstracts and keyword searching, reference linking from bibliographies, and footnotes to available online content.

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Complete text of the 20-volume 2nd edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (1989), plus its 3-volume Additions Series (1993, 1997).

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Comprehensive dictionary of the English language. Traces development of English from approximately 1150 AD up to present day. Includes many varieties of English.

Time Span:
1989-present
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Fully searchable text of the encyclopedia, including over 900 articles from leading scholars with extensive bibliographies. Covers all time periods of human history and includes strong coverage of individual countries, regions, industries and economic concepts.

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UMD has access, no need to Sign in once on the Oxford page. Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases. Biographies of more than 50,000 noteworthy people, no longer living, who inhabited or were connected with the British Isles. Portraits included for more than 10,000 entries.  

3 simultaneous user

 

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 Biographical essay of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. 

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Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on the period of the Renaissance and Reformation, which spans roughly from the 14th through 17th centuries. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable.

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Oxford Bibliographies in American Literature offers exclusive, authoritative research guides that combine the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.

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UMD has access, no need to Sign In once on the Oxford page. Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases. Oxford Art Online provides Web access to the entire text of The Grove Dictionary of Art with quarterly additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links and all the sophisticated search advantages possible with an online reference source.

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A full-text database that provides comprehensive coverage of the African American experience. Updated quarterly, the online collection contains scholarly articles, biographies, commentaries, primary sources, subject entries, film clips, images, maps, charts, tables, web sites, and timelines. The core content of the electronic file consists of reference works including Africana; Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895; Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present; Black Women in America, Second Edition; and African American National Biography. Additional reference titles include the Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature; Oxford Companion to Black British History; and selected articles from other major reference titles.

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This collection includes the full run of Orígenes. Revista de Arte y Literatura, from the first issue in the spring of 1944 to the 40th, and the last, which appeared in 1956. Edited by José Lezama Lima and José Rodríguez Feo, Mexican writer Octavio Paz described Orígenes as the most important Spanish-language periodical of its time. The journal focused primarily on poetry, and took its place among other key literary journals such as Contemporáneos, Sur, and Revista de Occidente.

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The Optics InfoBase is the Optical Society of America's online repository of both current and past volumes of all its journals and conference proceedings. Optics InfoBase is the largest peer-reviewed collection of optics and photonics.

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Fulltext database covering social issues with topic overviews and pro/con viewpoints. Sources include news, journal articles, magazines, media, maps, websites and statistics.

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Currently provides streaming access to 40 full opera performances, most of which were originally released on the ArtHaus Musik label. A wide range of historical periods and styles is represented, and most of the operas included are considered standard repertoire. Opera in Video features an innovative interface that allows users to define and bookmark specific clips, which can be annotated, saved to a playlist, or linked to from a Web page or Blackboard. Opera in Video is expected to grow to include 250 operas.

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Index of energy-related documents that have been declassified and made publicly available after October 1, 1994. Also includes references to historical collections of the Department of Energy.

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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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Information about genetic diseases and heritable conditions. Intended for use by genetic researchers and advanced students in science and medicine. A catalog of human genes and genetic disorders containing textual information, pictures, and reference information.

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The OldMapsOnline portal is an easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world. It allows the user to search for online digital historical maps across numerous different collections via a geographical search. Search by typing a place name or by clicking in the map window and narrow by date. The search results provide a direct link to the map image on the website of the host institution.

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The online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Comprises 20 book collections by theme, containing all OECD monographs and reports, most OECD periodicals, and the OECD statistical databases.

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From January 1998 - August 2018
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The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

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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.

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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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Lists the holdings of the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library. The collections consists of books, periodical articles, video recordings, and other media. All forms of dance, from all cultures, in many languages are included.

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Dance

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This resource provides evidence-based information for point of care, continuing education, and nursing research. It provides answers to questions quickly, includes patient education handouts and has access to continuing education modules for nurses.

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Free website contains full-text of journals articles, seminar & conference proceedings, books & monographs, doctoral theses in mathematics. Freely downloadable content after a variable moving wall.

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Coverage: varies

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Covers U.S. government-sponsored research and reports from federal agencies including technical research reports, journal articles, data files, computer programs and audio-visual products.

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1964 - current
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Contains Biographical sketches and critical studies of 106 of the most important and best-known dramatists from antiquity to the present day.

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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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North American Women's Drama contains 1,517 plays by 330 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. More than 30% of the plays in the collection have never been published before. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. North American Women's Drama allows in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database.

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North American Theatre Online is a comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies. Each year we'll add more than 20,000 new records. The collection also includes approximately 10,500 images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other resources. Through this interface, one can also search Black Drama, Twentieth Century North American Drama, Asian American Drama, North American Women's Drama, and Latino Drama.

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This database integrates autobiographies, biographies, Indian publications, oral histories (in audio and transcript form), personal writings, photographs from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other collections, and drawings, documenting native American peoples throughout the country.

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North American Indian Drama contains 244 plays by 48 playwrights. More than half of the works are previously unpublished, and hard to find, representing groups such as Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Lenape, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, Hawaiian/Samoan, and others. North American Indian Drama allows in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database.

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This collection of primary sources, including letters, diaries, autobiographies, and oral histories, documents the experience of immigrants to the United States from 1840 to the present, with special emphasis on the period 1890 to 1920. Immigrants from all over the world are included.

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Fully searchable online editions (both full-page facsimiles and textual transcripts) of the following nineteenth-century periodicals and newspapers: Monthly Repository (1806-1837), Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Northern Star (1838-1852), Leader (1850-1860), English Woman's Journal (1858-1864), Tomahawk (1867-1870), and Publishers' Circular (1880-1890).

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Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) is a growing collection of archives which brings together rare primary source materials – monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs and more – from the “long” nineteenth century (1789-1914.) The UM Libraries have purchased four of the archives which can be searched together or separately: British Politics and Society; British Theatre, Music, Literature: High and Popular Culture; Photography: The World Through The Lens; and Women: Transnational Networks.

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4 of the 12 archives are available

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Online catalogue of over 25,000 nineteenth-century works available on microfiche. McKeldin owns microfiche in the General Collection and the Women Writers Specialist Collection.

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Covers all subjects.

Time Span:
1801-1900