Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies™ (MECAS) is a systematic and non-evaluative bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
This database contains more than 475,000 records. Over 15,000 records of recently published and grey literature are added annually. Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs - business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 - present) & archaeology.
MECAS includes the following: Middle East Bibliography (1946 - 2001), Middle East Book Bibliographies, Theses & Dissertations, MECAS Citations Database and School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) Library Catalogue (1900 - present).
Iraq 1914-1974, offers a broad range of original source material from the British Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering the period from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974, including photographs, colour maps and contemporary film.
Over 200,000 pages of primary source documents from the British Foreign Office, Prime Minister’s Office, and the War Office.
Met Opera on Demand delivers instant access to more than 500 Met performances, including more than 75 past performances from the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series as well as more than 400 classic full-length video and audio performances. 5 simultaneous users
The Meriam Report [The Problem of Indian Administration] was a survey of conditions on Native American reservations in twenty-six states sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and published in 1928. Following the report, the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs conducted extensive hearings that were published in 41 parts totaling nearly 20,000 pages and collectively titled Survey of the Conditions of the Indians in the United States.
Provides access to historical corporate and industry
reports for US as well as for companies in more than 100 countries.
Historical annual reports collection goes back to 1925.
Provides current and historical financial information on publicly traded US and international companies.
The company information includes: analyst reports, annual stock price ranges, bond ratings history, news, mergers & acquisitions, stock splits, income statements, balance sheets, information on subsidiaries, officers and directors, etc.
Provides access to private and public U.S. and international business data, among them : company annual reports , industry reports ,ratios, news, facts, and figures, and more
The Merck Index is a major reference work for scientists and professionals looking for authoritative information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals. The Merck index Online is an online platform featuring text and structure search functionality and a user-friendly interface.
This resource is essential for evaluating contemporary testing instruments. It includes educational, psychological, and vocational tests and measurements commercially published in the English language. It consists of full-text descriptive entries, references, and full-text critical reviews of assessment tools.
A useful tool in the fields of education, psychology, psychiatry, behavioral science, and speech, language, and hearing.
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.
Created by the United States National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals. Users can effectively search and retrieve information with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
Covers the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, psychiatry, pre-clinical sciences, medical education and health care planning and administration of services.
Medici.tv broadcasts over 100 live events a year from the most prestigious venues: Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Concertgebouw, Teatro alla Scala, Berliner Philharmonie, Salle Pleyel, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Verbier Festival, Salzburger Festspiele, and more. Medici.tv also provides access to a large collection of classical music videos, with 1,500 original programs available on demand and with unlimited access, plus hundreds of new films each year.
Reference to people, history, institutions, and countries related to religious, political, and historical aspects of Islam.
More than 6.2 million records related to aerospace, automotive, energy, railway, naval and marine, industrial and manufacturing processes, forensics, design principles, and mathematics
Online access to the text of Attorney General Opinions. 1993 to present.
Covering mathematical literature since 1940 this international database provides bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature from 1700 current journals, books and other original documents.
Books, journals, and proceedings in the field of mathematics.
Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.
Materials Science & Engineering Database covers topics such as metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, and biomaterials and deals with areas such as corrosion, molding and casting, treatment, recycling, testing, finishing, welding, and forming. In addition to scholarly publications, this resource includes patents, conference proceedings, government reports, and more.
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Recycling, Health and Safety issues, Economics, Alloy and Material Developments, Company information, New material developments, Energy Usage, Fuel, Energy Usage, Raw Materials, Recycling, Plant Developments and Descriptions, Engineering, Control and Testing, Machinery, Environmental Issues, Waste Treatment, Health and Safety, Product and Process Developments Applications, Competitive Materials, Substitution, Management, Training, Regulations, Marketing, Economics, Statistics, Resources and Reserves, World Industry News, Company Information, General Issues [from the CSA Fact Sheet]
The Material ConneXion database provides unlimited access to images, detailed material descriptions, usage characteristics, and manufacturer/distributor contact information written by a expert material specialists. It is a resource for all design development disciplines, including: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Materials Science, as well as Exhibition, Fashion, Industrial, Interior, Packaging, Retail, Textile and Transportation Design. This library contains over 6,500 cutting-edge materials in these categories: Polymers, Ceramics, Glass, Metals, Cement-based, Natural, Carbon-based, and Processes.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Provides abstracts and indexing for 2,650 general periodicals. Full text of articles for nearly 2,000 periodicals, and 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews.
Multidisciplinary subjects including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues, biography, and travel.
Information about the General Assembly's activity, including bills and proceedings (1996-2002 sessions) and budget information (2002 session).
This collection of market reports produced by the Institute for Motivational Research, Inc. along with a selection of advertisements document American consumer culture between 1935 and 1965. The reports and ads cover a wide range of consumer industries, including clothing and accessories, food and drink, and sport and leisure.
This is the most comprehensive and valuable collection in existence for researching the literature of economics and business dating from the last half of the 15th century to the early 20th century. The collection combines two pre-eminent collections: the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature at the University of London, England, and the Kress Library of Business and Economics at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration.
A comprehensive online collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners. Includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official papers of the most-studied and talked-about cases.
Full-text online archive of historical legal treatises from the United States and Great Britain. The collection covers nearly every aspect of law, encompassing a range of analytical, theoretical, and practical literature.
Gift of Louis M. Riehl, University of Maryland School of Law Class of 1938.
Over 21,000 works from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on British Commonwealth and American law, with 14,900 titles from the nineteenth century and 7,100 titles from the years 1900 to 1926.
Making of America (MoA) is 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. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
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.
Most comprehensive online index to Japanese articles, includes "Zasshi Kiji Sakuin (1948- )," annual reports of academic institutions and research associations, festschriften, collections of scholarly papers, general magazines, business magazines, popular magazines, etc. from over 20,000 journals. Updated weekly.
Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.
Links to full text reviews on thousands of films.
Indexes journals, books, essay collections, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies published worldwide in the areas of literary criticism, language, linguistics, rhetoric, and folklore of all countries.
Literary criticism, language, linguistics, rhetoric and folklore of literatures of all countries. Database also includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals.
Information about magazines & journals worldwide that publish literary criticism, creative writing, film & drama criticism, folklore & linguistics studies, and related topics. Entries includes submission guidelines, addresses, phone numbers, URL's, e-mail addresses, names of editors, and more.
Useful to identify publication venues and to learn how to contact staff of thousands of international literary magazines and journals.
This database contians full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines. MAS Ultra also provides more than 350 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 100, 544 primary source documents and an image collection of 235, 186 photos, maps and flags. Updated daily.
Cross-searchable collection of building, plumbing, fire and maintenance codes and standards from BOCA, SBCC, ICBO, ILL, and NFPA. Access limit is 1 simultaneous users
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/).
The Los Angeles Times (1881-1987) 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.
News topics from the Los Angeles Times
The Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) was part of the New Deal Work Projects Administration. This collection reproduces some 450 plays, works of poetry, and reports published by FWP writers 1933-1943. The collection is strong in local history and description, though the well-known state guides are not included. Some of the works were reproduced for limited circulation by mimeograph. Overall, the works offer a wide-ranging view of Depression America.
Electronic version of 12 titles in Gale’s popular Literature Criticism reference series, including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Drama Criticism.
Considered the standard guide for reference sources in the field of English literary studies. Includes books, articles and electronic resources. Annotations are evaluative and for each work includes the following: scope, major limitations, organization, type and numbe ro findexes, explanation of its uses in research, citations to significant reviews, and notes on related works.
An index to biographies of more than 138,000 authors and to literary criticism of more than 176,000 literary works. Much of the material indexed here can be found full text in the Literature Resource Center
Literary authors and works, with an emphasis on American and British. Also useful for information about cultural theorists, critics, journalists, children's literature, and the history of publishing.
Indexes and summarizes journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, selected conference proceedings, and book reviews on linguistics and its sub-disciplines.
Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.
The definitive resource in the field of library and information science with more than 460 high-impact journals, nearly 30 full-text monographs and thesauri, and indexing for hundreds of journals as well as books, research reports, and proceedings. Subject coverage encompasses librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.
Back to 1995.
Covers news, business, legal research, medical and reference information
This series reports on new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications - quickly, informally and at a high level.
Mathematical texts analysing new developments in modelling and numerical simulation are welcome.
The type of material considered for publication includes:
1. Research monographs
2. Lectures on a new field or presentations of a new angle in a classical field.
3. Summer schools and intensive courses on topics of current research.
Established as a medium for the publication of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching. Selected volumes available from 1983 to current.
The volumes include monographs, edited multiauthor volumes, refereed conference proceedings, and thoroughly revised post-workshop books with added-value components. Special color-cover volumes are dedicated to tutorials, state-of-the-art surveys, "Hot Topics," Festschrifts, ACM Distinguished Theses, etc.
News and analysis about all aspects of law and policy in the United States and the world. Includes an Issues section that provides in-depth analysis and pro/con positions on important issues of the day.