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Description:

OCLC catalog of books, serial publications, media, visual materials, musical scores, and archival materials in libraries worldwide.

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Includes material descriptions and holdings for OCLC member libraries.

Time Span:
prior to 1501 - present
Description:

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

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References Western-language books, journal articles, and conference proceedings, including citations to all articles from the 100 most-used journals in Asian Studies.

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Covers a wide range of subject areas in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences on all parts of Asia.

Time Span:
1971- to present
Description:

[mobile version]
Core international history database now includes unique full-text coverage of nearly 200 journals and 100 books. It also provides indexing for over 1700 journals from 1964 to the present.

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All areas of historical research.

Time Span:
1954 to the present
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The comprehensive dictionary of Chinese.

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The system contains over 280,000 records of dissertations and theses in all subject fields. Each record includes bibliographic information as well as abstract, table of contents and reference.

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Provides access to approximately 20,000 foreign doctoral dissertations (dissertations from universities outside the U.S. and Canada) in North American research libraries. Note that no new records are being added to this database. To view or search current dissertations, please access the CRL catalog

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Encompasses nearly all areas of study

Time Span:
ca.1766 - present
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Asia-Studies.com brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 53 countries on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues.

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Examples of specific subject coverage include finance, trade, environment, human resources development, best practices in government, fisheries, tourism, education and women's studies to name a few. The average study is 50 pages long, and contains statistics, research, analysis, and forecasts. Most contain statistical tables, charts, and/or graphs. Country coverage includes all of Asia, Australia/New Zealand, the Americas Pacific Rim countries, and Pacific islands. Users can browse by country to find country specific annual statistical overviews. Multi-country and Asia-wide comparisons are also available.

Time Span:
1999 to Present
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Streaming video service of almost 26,000 full length videos of high-quality educational titles. Subject sets featured include: business & economics, humanities & social sciences, science & mathematics, health & medicine. This collection also includes thousands of video segments and a collection of archival films & newsreels. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark segments, create and share playlists. Most videos available with closed-captioning and interactive transcripts and may be viewed through most mobile devices.

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Video streaming solution for colleges offering full length “on demand” preview experiences to a broad selection of over 26,000 videos. Video can be watched from anywhere, anytime by students and staff and preview options allow users to determine what films will kept available long term. Video categories include documentaries, feature films and educational videos from thousands of producers. All subjects are available from a variety of producers including: The Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features and the BBC. Most videos are available with closed-captioning and may be viewed through most mobile devices.

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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).

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The largest book store in Japan for Japanese books and Western language books. Includes search engine for books in print and summaries or tables of contents for most books. Japanese reading (furigana) of authors and titles are provided. Also lists availability of some out of print books. A good online tool for book selection.

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The database covers Japanese literary works translated into other languages from 1945 to 1990s. It is searchable by author, title of work, translator or other key words in Japanese or roman letters. Short stories are listed individually by their own title rather than in the anthology.

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1945-1990's

Description:

The database covers Japanese literary works translated into other languages from 1945 to 1990s. It is searchable by author, title of work, translator or other key words in Japanese or roman letters. Short stories are listed individually by their own title rather than in the anthology.

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1945-1990's

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Legendary movie director, Kurosawa Akira's materials can now be seen for the first time in the Kurosawa Digital Archive. Totaling 27,431 items, the archive contains scripts, production notes and photos, scenes of which are from masterpieces such as "The Seven Samurai." Ryukoku University helped to digitize the materials. /[in Japanese]

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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.

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Compiled by the publisher Koseisha, this database indexes Japanese periodical articles for the period of 1868 to the present. It also includes locally published journals from 1948 to the present not indexed by the National Diet Library of Japan. The contents of the Koseisha database are regularly updated.

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Now called 20th Century Media Information Database
Database Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. Japan's Occupation Period (1945-1949) magazine database. Article-level index to magazines in the Prange Collection, University of Maryland Libraries. (Japanese)

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Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. Search engine for Japanese books currently available in the book market in Japan.

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Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. Comprehensive directory of useful websites for Japanese Studies in the world, divided by subject categories. It gives addresses and telephone numbers of each organization.

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DBpia provides full text databases including more than one million articles from about 2,000 Korean scholarly journals in 12 different fields of society, literature, economics & business, medical science, humanities, theology, law & administration, arts, engineering, natural science, and education. All the back issues of each journal title are available and title, author, keyword, journal title and publisher searchable

Time Span:
Since1998
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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.

Coverage:

1932-1978

Description:

Asahi Shinbun articles (1879-present), Aera & Shukan Asahi (1984-present), Chiezo (current issue), Who’s Who, Historical Photo Archive (1931-1945), Asahi Graph (1923-1956), English-language News (2001-present)

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Includes JITSU (Chinese character dictionary), NIKKOKU (Shogakkan Japanese language dictionary online), NIHON REKISHI CHIMEI TAIKEI Encyclopedia of Japanese historical and geographical names), KOKUSHI DAIJITEN WEB (Encyclopedia of Japanese history), WEB NIHON KINDAI BUNGAKKAN (WEB apanese modern literature), along with all the contents of the Japan Knowledge Classic, and can be searched with a single click making research easy.

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Section of the Asia-Studies Full-text Online database that focuses on the traditional Humanities aspects of Asian Studies: Arts, Culture, History, Language, Literature, Philosophy, Religion. Includes peer reviewed journals, peer reviewed e-journals, scholarly institutional publishers, working papers.

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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 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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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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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.

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

Time Span:
1993-present.
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An archive of images drawn from public and private collections worldwide, all of which are available for licensing. Includes all subjects, styles, periods, and media, and the extensive cataloging records may be searched by keyword. Includes lightbox display feature.

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Includes all subjects, styles, periods, and media.

Time Span:
Includes all time periods.
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Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. National union catalog of books and serials in natinal university libraries and other research institutions in Japan, managed by Japan's National Institute of Informatics. Updated Weekly. This database gives holding records of institutions. Good tool for interlibrary loan. (Japanese and English)

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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.  Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA) the database contains millions of citations as well as full text for over 1,000 journals.

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The Jerusalem Post is a broadsheet newspaper based in Israel, publishing only English and French editions. It is one of the main newspapers of Israel. It is published from Sunday to Friday, with no edition appearing on Saturday (the Jewish Sabbath) and Jewish religious holidays. Regular opinion columnists write on subjects such as religion, foreign affairs and economics. In its earlier form, 1932-1950, it was called The Palestine Post, and was founded in 1932 by Gershon Agron. In 1950, two years after the State of Israel was declared, the paper was renamed The Jerusalem Post.

Time Span:
1932-2008
Description:

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

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1963-current

Description:

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

Time Span:
1982 to present
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This database is no longer available through the UMD Libraries. Please adjust your bookmarks. See this page  for additional information.

Time Span:
1993- present
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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.

Coverage:

Scan of entire paper for the time period

Time Span:
1932-1950
Description:

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

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

Time Span:
2001 - present
Description:

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

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

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

Time Span:
1985-present
Description:

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

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

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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.

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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.

Time Span:
1997 to present.
Description:

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Union Catalog will serve as a repository of rich graduate educational material contributed by a number of member institutions worldwide. The hope is that this project will increase the availability of student research for scholars, empower students to convey a richer message through the use of multimedia and hypermedia technologies and advance digital library technology worldwide.

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Covers the important people and the major events and developments in Europe between the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. The articles illustrates the impact of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era on Europe, and the transformation of tis political, social, and cultural institutions by the forces of industrialization, nationalism, mass politics, imperialism, great power rivalries and innovative cultural change.

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Codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. Full text since 1994.

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Comprised of 50 titles.

Time Span:
As currently published
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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
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The electronic repository for official documents published by the United Nations. ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are, however, added to the system on a daily basis. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. The full text of documents is accessible in PDF format in all official languages of the United Nations--Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Description:

Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese.
The Kindai Digital Library of the National Diet Library of Japan presently provides digital images of 97,000 titles (143,000 volumes) published in the Meiji and Taisho eras (1868-1926), and is continuously adding new titles to this database.
Whenever titles being searched in the NDL OPAC are present in the Kindai Digiital Library, there is a hot link in the bibliographic records that takes you from the OPAC to the full text of the titles in the Kindai Digital Library where you can view images of the contents and full texts of those titles.

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These volumes include primary source documents which focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one of the following topics: Crime and Punishment; Environmental Issues; Family in Society; Gender Issues and Sexuality; Government, Politics, and Protest; Human and Civil Rights; Immigration and Multiculturalism; Medicine, Bioethics, and Health; Social Policy; and Terrorism.

Description:

Full-text database of a selected number of peer reviewed Latin American science and social science journals.

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Coverage is from 1997 to the present and articles are published in English, Portuguese or Spanish.

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These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

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Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

Time Span:
1994 to present
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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.

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Annual compilation of presidential statements, messages, remarks issued by the Office of the Press Secretary.

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Public Papers of U.S. Presidents

Time Span:
1992-2001
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Official handbook of the Federal Government with comprehensive information on agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Also includes information on quasi-official agencies, international organizations in which the United States participates, boards, commissions, and committees.

Time Span:
1995-present.
Description:

Online access to the full texts of nearly 11,000 out-of-print Yiddish titles in literature, history, philosophy, art, education, biography, and many other subjects.

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Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. National Diet Library of Japan Online Public Access Catalog. It contains books since 1868 and journal articles since 1948.

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Wide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) includes published documents on public health concerns, including reports, recommendations and guidelines, articles, and statistical research data published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and reference materials and bibliographies on health-related topics.

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Data sets in the areas of: chronic diseases, communicable diseases, environmental health, health practice and prevention, injury prevention, occupational health, demographic data, births and deaths

Time Span:
Varies
Description:

The Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) Research Information Services is located within the Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Formerly known as the Fire Research Information Services (FRIS). BFRLRIS is an information resource center to the BFRL staff, fire protection engineers, scientists, and fire service personnel around the world. The 80,000 document collection represents a vast resource of information on building and fire research related subjects. The collection is accessible through the online bibliographic database FIREDOC (http://www.nist.gov/bfrl/firedoc.cfm).

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The Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested from to the present day.

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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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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.

Time Span:
1964 -2011,2014-2018
Description:

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.

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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.

Time Span:
1973 to 1996 and then 2005 to 2011 and 2014-2018
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 World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean. Scholarly Portal and Historical Collection about Latin America and the Caribbean. Portal includes journal articles, statistics, and multimedia organized around topic pages on countries, people, history, commerce & industry, and more. The Historical Collection of full-text primary documents includes manuscripts, letters, records, maps, diaries, and more.

Time Span:
1400-1986
Description:

Also called World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean. Scholarly Portal and Historical Collection about Latin America and the Caribbean. Portal includes journal articles, statistics, and multimedia organized around topic pages on countries, people, history, commerce & industry, and more. The Historical Collection of full-text primary documents includes manuscripts, letters, records, maps, diaries, and more.

Description:

[mobile version]
Multi-disciplinary database providing information for nearly every area of academic study. Includes an enormous collection of the most valuable peer-reviewed full text journals, as well as additional journals, magazines, newspapers and books.

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Multidisciplinary subjects including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language & linguistics, arts & literature, medicine, ethnic studies

Time Span:
1965-present
Description:

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

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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.

Time Span:
From January 1998 - August 2018
Description:

CAJ is the most comprehensive full-text database of Chinese journals in the world. CAJ Series F, G, H, and J contain more than 4,400 journals. You can search the database to retrieve article titles and abstracts in English by clicking the drop-down on the top right and selecting "English," although all full text is in Chinese. The collection allows cross-searching multiple databases in the following subject areas: literature/history/philosophy (Series F), economics/politics/law (Series G), education/social sciences (Series H), and economics/management (Series J).

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Series "F" pre-2007 "G" 1915-2010 "H" 1915-2010 "J" 1915-2010.