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19th Century U.S. Newspapers provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life, among other subjects.
Searchable full-text access to the British Library's collection of the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817)--the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. More than twelve hundred titles and almost one million pages are included.
Academic Search Complete is a large scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full-text database, with more than 7,400 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,500 journals and a total of more than 12,000 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and more. Updated daily. To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/title-lists
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology over 8,500 articles, McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Science News® and ScienCentral®
Includes annotated admiralty law resources
All image and text documents that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has made public since November 1, 1999, as well as bibliographic records (some with abstracts and full text) that the NRC made public before November 1999.
Index to materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library and co-operating institutions. Includes articles, monographs, series, and materials in many non-print formats covering a broad range of agricultural topics. 1970-1985 international in scope.Coverage: From 1970. Updated monthly.
Statistical compendium issued yearly by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, covering agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns.Coverage: From 1994
The AHFS Consumer Medication Information (AHFS) database is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information. It is written in lay language for consumers. AHFS, which stands for American Hospital Formulary Service®, is published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Updated monthly.
Collection of streaming video clips and full programs. The database includes 37 of Shakespeare’s plays produced by BBC as well as additional films in history, social sciences, literature, fine arts, and the sciences.
Index to research on the history of the United States and Canada, from prehistoric times to the present. Includes references to journal articles, books and book reviews, dissertations, and collective works.Licensed Number of Users:  6Coverage: From 1954
The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. The ANB Online features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities.
American Periodicals Series Online™ (APS Online) includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.
Between 1936 and 1938, the WPA Federal Writers' Project hired field workers to collect the life histories of former slaves. Transcripts for 2,000 interviews, from seventeen states, were then compiled by the Library of Congress. The collection and the index are now searchable online.Coverage: 1936-1938
ProQuest has partnered with MyFamily.com to create Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. This collection, with thousands of databases and billions of names, is essential to having a broad genealogy collection, and its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest™ Online. The Ancestry Library Edition collection has approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes); Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes); The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection. Ancestry Library Edition updates continually, with more indexes and original images added all the time.
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is a multi-faceted Agency with a broad mission area that includes protecting and promoting U.S. agricultural health, regulating genetically engineered organisms, administering the Animal Welfare Act and carrying out wildlife damage management activities. These efforts support the overall mission of USDA, which is to protect and promote food, agriculture, natural resources and related issues.From About Aphis viewed April 24, 2012.Browse by subject, browse by audience, or search using keywords to quickly access specific information.
On this site you will find a comprehensive repository of information about animal law, including: over 1200 full text cases (US, historical, and UK) over 1400 US statutes over 60 topics and comprehensive explanations legal articles on a variety of animal topics an international collection.
Provides access to over 2,100 original full-text source documents on United States history from 1493 to the present. Includes speeches, essays, biographies, landmark court decisions, poems, interviews, and editorials from more than 1,500 authors.
Annual Reviews offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews published each year for 29 focused disciplines within the biological, medical, physical and social sciences.Coverage: 1996+
Index to the more than 600 periodical included in the Anthropological Index to Current Periodicals in the Museum of Mankind Library. Topics covered include archaeology, ethnomusicology, physical and cultural anthropology and human biology. Search by author, title, keyword, or journal title (or combine terms). (If search form is incomplete, click Reload button.) International in scope.Coverage: From the 1970's to the present
AnthroSource is an online resource developed by the American Anthropological Association containing complete electronic archive of all AAA journals through 2003,access to a core collection of journals in the field of anthropology as well as current issues of eleven critical peer-reviewed publications.Coverage: Current, plus archive up to 2003
Index to journal articles, conference papers, books, monographs, theses, technical reports, and non-conventional literature covering all aspects of marine, brackish, and freshwater environments. International in scope. Updated quarterly. Coverage: From 1971
Includes materials on the topic of European integration and unification.
Art Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes articles from 1984 to present about art, architecture, archaeology, crafts, design, museology, photography, television and textiles, in addition to all aspects of art including graphic, folk, and decorative, from periodicals published throughout the world. Art Full Text also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins,as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. There is expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. For more recent years there are article abstracts (1994+) and full text articles from selected periodicals (1997+).
A bibliographic database that cumulates citations to volumes 1-32 of Wilson's Art Index. International in scope. Covers architecture, archaeology, crafts, design, museology, photography, television and textiles, in addition to all aspects of art including graphic, folk, and decorative. Includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in the indexed periodicals. Licensed Number of Users: 12Coverage: 1929-1984
This database corresponds to the catalog of the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France. All areas of the sciences and technology are included. It contains 5 million records including books, articles, dissertations, conference proceedings, and technical reports. Abstracts are not included. (UM System libraries do not support the document delivery options.) Updated daily.Coverage: From 1992
Provides access to the Science Citation Index® (1900 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index® (1956-present), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™ (1975-present). Covers current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Provides cited reference searching, with which users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines to uncover information relevant to their research.Coverage: University of Southern Maine : 2000+
Provides Access to over 100,000 Bibliographic and Abstracted Records. Coverage: 1970 - Present
ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Updated monthly.Coverage: 1987 - current
Contains digital documents relevant to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy and government.Coverage: Pre 18th Century to current
Designed for doctors, research scientist, students, clinical specialists and managers, this database provides full text for over 100 journals in a variety of areas pertaining to medical study. To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/bmh-coverage.htm
Worldwide in scope, BIOSIS Previews, the premier database in the biological sciences, indexes the literature of the biological and biomedical sciences. Subject coverage includes agriculture, biochemistry, bioengineering, botany, ecology, genetics, microbiology, pharmacology, and zoology. Approximately 5,500 serial publications as well as books, proceedings and meeting abstracts, technical reports, review papers, and patents are indexed. There are 58 separate data fields that can be searched including author, title, publication source, organism, concepts, super taxa, publication type, author affiliation, and abstract keyword. Searches can be limited to review articles. Updated weekly
With access to four encyclopedias-Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia- Britannica Online is a site for all ages. Users can locate information quickly by using Boolean operators; browsing A-Z; or typing in words, phrases, or questions to receive a list of relevance-ranked articles. In addition to providing answers to a multitude of questions, Britannica Online also leads users to additional information about their topics though related articles, links to outside Web sites, and bibliographies.
The standard source for product and manufacturing information for those involved with construction. Searchable by company name, trade name, product, or by one or more of 16 subject divisions, access is provided to detailed information about the product or company with direct links to company websites and product descriptions on those websites.
Business Insights: Essentials, formerly Business and Company Resource Center, is a comprehensive source of information for conducting company, industry and market research. Provides access to the contents of over 4,000 business and economics periodicals (over 3,000 with full-text coverage). Also includes the contents of key reference works such as Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies, Business Rankings Annual, International Directory of Company Histories, Market Share Reporter and Encyclopedia of Associations.
Business Source Complete indexes and abstracts more than 4,500 leading journals and magazines (more than half of which are peer-reviewed) in business and industry. BSC provides about 3,500 serial titles in full text. Additional content includes industry reports, market research reports, books, company profiles, case studies, SWOT analyses, and more. Updated daily.
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. These publications make up the National Bibliography of U.S. Government PublicationsCoverage: More than 500,000 records generated since July 1976 are contained in the CGP and it is updated daily.
Access to population, housing, social and economic statistics from the 2010 Census.
This RIA database focuses on federal tax information. Includes: Federal Court Decisions; Federal Tax Reports;Tax Court Reported Decisions and Memorandum Decisions; Federal Tax Coordinator 2nd; Citator 2nd; Federal Tax Handbook; and IRS Code, Regulations, Committee Reports, Tax Treaties, Rules and Releases. Coverage of state, local, and international tax information is limited.
The premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine and Choice Reviews Online for collection development and scholarly research. Choice reaches almost every undergraduate college and university library in the United States.
Index to and full text coverage from 1988 to the present of a major daily (M-F) newspaper offering international and US news and features.
This site allows you to search and read digitized newspaper pages from 1900-1910 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). Currently, content is available from the following geographic areas: California, Florida, Kentucky, New York, Utah, Virginia, District of Columbia, and more.
CINAHL with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 600 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index - with no embargo. Full-text coverage dates back to 1981. Coverage: From 1981
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. Accessible from Within the Library Only
Cochrane Collection Plus is a source of high quality health care data for providers, patients and those responsible for researching, teaching, funding and administrating at all levels of the medical profession. Cochrane Collection Plus combines the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) and Health Technology Assessments (HTA) with the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Methodology Register. All databases in Cochrane Collection Plus are published by Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Searchable electronic archive of full-text papers in all areas of psychology, neuroscience, and linguistics, as well as computer science, philosophy, biology, medicine, anthropology, and any other areas of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition. Includes pre-prints and reprints from published journal articles, conference proceedings, books, and personal collections.
Abstracts of articles published in the primary professional literature of the communication(s) field. Coverage for these journals generally starts in the 1980's, a few go back to the 1970's, and one to the 1960's. Coverage: from 1965
Communication & Mass Media Complete originated as the result of 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 Penn State University. CommSearch offers bibliographic and keyword references to 26 journals in communication studies, with coverage extending to the inaugural issue of each -- some from as far back as the early decades of the 20th century. The database also includes cover-to-cover indices of NCA’s six journals from their first editions to the present, and abstracts from their earliest appearance in NCA journals. Mass Media Articles Index provides 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. In addition to the coverage available from these two databases, Communication & Mass Media Complete offers full text for over 160 titles and contains citation coverage for additional sources. In total, several hundred valuable sources are covered in the database. To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/ufh-coverage.htm
The Communication Institute for Online Scholarship is a U.S. not-for-profit organization supporting the use of computer technologies in the service of communication scholarship and education.Coverage: from 1986
All published versions of bills from the 103rd (1993-1994) Congress forwardCoverage: 103rd (1993-94)-
Includes selected Congressional Research Service reports, indexed and searchable.
A bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television and other fields.
Contains critical and biographical essays on authors currently living or who died after 1959. Initial release features 50 authors derived from CLC print volumes 95-99 and 50 retrospective entries. Updates of 10-12 new authors will be added about 6 times a year as print volumes are published and 10-20 retrospective entries will be added each time. CLC Select may be searched separately or simultaneously with Contemporary Authors and the Dictionary of Literary BiographyCoverage: 1998-
This database focuses on ecology, economics, and growth and management of Maine forests. Contains the full-text of University of Maine's Cooperative Forestry Research Unit's (CFRU) reports as well as other publications resulting from research by CFRU staff and associates. Searchable by subject category such as hardwood management, harvesting, and thinning. The database can be browsed by author, subject, and title.Coverage: 1970-present
Explores a single hot issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports. Licensed Number of Users: 25Coverage: From 1991
Updated weekly, provides full-text articles on the U.S. Congress, including pending active legislation and floor votes.Coverage: From 1983
Online reference resources from numerous publishers. This reference resource can be searched by individual title, broad subject headings, cross-references, audio and images. Use its research mapper to search for terms and topics that are interconnected and displayed in (a) visual form. Examples of titles are: Bloomsbury Guide to Art, Bridgeman Art Library Archive, Columbia Encyclopedia, Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, Harvard Dictionary of Music, and the Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science. The complete list of titles is available on the CREDO Reference site.
Indexes international journals, books, reports, dissertations, and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Areas covered include trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police courts, punishment, and sentencing. Coverage: 1968+
A searchable database of U.S. Department of Agriculture funded research. Covers on-going and recently completed research projects in agriculture, food and nutrition, and forestry. Search by keyword, investigator, agency, institution, state, and project status and type as well as by classification codes. Database records include listings of publications resulting from the funded research.
Current awareness service for legal research. Provides subject indexing and tables of contents for law journals.Coverage: Current plus archived earlier issues
Contains critical and biographical essays on authors currently living or who died after 1959. Initial release features 50 authors derived from CLC print volumes 95-99 and 50 retrospective entries. Updates of 10-12 new authors will be added about 6 times a year as print volumes are published and 10-20 retrospective entries will be added each time. CLC Select may be searched separately or simultaneously with Contemporary Authors and the Dictionary of Literary Biography
The online version of the Dictionary of Newfoundland English is provided as part of the Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web Site Project. The print version of the dictionary was published by the University of Toronto Press. The online version contains a preface, introduction, bibliography, works cited section, abbreviations, a supplement, and an index.
ETD Electronic Theses and Dissertations; Maine Music Box, William P Palmer III Collection, Robert Venn Carr, Jr, Collection, Windows on Maine, William S. Cohen Papers, Manuscript Finding Aids, Maine Government Documents, Maine Humanities Council, History of Maine Fisheries, Listening Center Online, Cooperative Forestry Research Unit, Kennebec: A Portfolio of Maine Writing, NetLibrary, Maine Town Reports.
The Digital Commons Network brings together scholarship from hundreds of universities and colleges, providing open access to peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work. This constantly growing body of publications is curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, and represents thousands of disciplines and subject areas—from Architecture to Zoology.
Maine Legislature Legislative Documents (L.D.) For the 119th Legislature-Coverage: 119th Legislature-
Provides full-text articles from over 1145 free peer-reviewed journals covering all scholarly and scientific subjects. Over 310 journals can be searched by article title. Most articles are in English. Records for articles in foreign languages have English abstracts
With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. ProQuest's UMI Dissertation Publishing group publishes more than 65,000 new dissertations and theses each year, with weekly updates to the PQDT database. Over 930,000 dissertations and theses are available in PDF format, and most include free twenty-four page previews.
The Continental Congress Broadside Collection (256 titles) and the Constitutional Convention Broadside Collection (21 titles) contain 277 documents relating to the work of Congress and the drafting and ratification of the Constitution. Items include extracts of the journals of Congress, resolutions, proclamations, committee reports, treaties, and early printed versions of the United States Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.
DOE Green Energy is your gateway to green energy results from thousands of DOE-sponsored research and development projects. DOE Green Energy is a portal to information about various forms of green energy, including solar, wind, bioenergy, and others. This free search of green energy DOE technical report literature, green energy patent information, and much more is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information. Search DOE Green Energy to find available bibliographic citations, technical reports and patent information on different types of renewable energy resources and energy conservation, such as solar, wind, bioenergy, hydroelectric and geothermal… Subject areas include but are not limited to hydrogen, solar energy, tidal and wave power, energy storage, and direct energy conversion… These green energy results consist of over 30,000 technical reports and over 2,000 patents
The ebrary Academic Complete ebooks collection includes over 50,000 titles spanning all academic subject areas. The ebooks are from more than 400 major academic, professional, and STM (scientific, technical, medical) publishers. Ebooks may be accessed online through any web enabled device, and pages or sections may be printed. Ebooks may not be downloaded as a separate file due to licensing restrictions. Users may create an account to store books on a personal bookshelf, and use the ebrary Reader to highlight text and take notes. Note: All titles in Academic Complete are available to all University of Maine System users. Individual UMS libraries have also purchased some ebrary ebooks that are restricted to a single user at a time, due to digital rights management licensing.
The EBSCO Ebook Collection includes 7,885 e-books (4,480 titles purchased from Netlibrary and 3,405 Project Gutenberg titles). The collection is accessible to all Maine citizens. Some URSUS libraries have also purchased additional titles that may be available within the EBSCO Ebook Collection. Records for these titles have been added to URSUS
Search a collection of 25+ EBSCO databases at one time. Excludes CINAHL, PsycINFO, Social Work Abstracts and other databases.  For a more personalized search of 2+ databases, use EBSCOhost Databases link below.
The EBSCOHost Database Collection is made up of many individual periodical and reference databases. This link provides a list of all EBSCOHost databases, from which one may select two or more databases for multiple, simultaneous database searching by keyword. Years of coverage and update frequency vary by database.
Contains citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1969. Provides comprehensive information on accounting, capital markets, econometrics, economic forecasting, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and much more.
Education Full Text, published by H.W. Wilson, provides high-quality indexing and abstracts for an international range of English-language education journals, books, and yearbooks. More than 725 Journals are indexed “cover to cover” going back to 1983. Full text articles are provided for over 350 journals going back to 1996. ArticleLinker connects to additional full-text articles and points to library holdings in print and microform.
The EduMine Dictionary of Mining, Minerals and Related Terms is a dictionary of more than 26,000 terms and definitions with extensive cross-referencing. Original content was compiled by the US Bureau of Mines. This XML version was translated and is supported by EduMine.
This resource provides full-text access to 150,000 English and foreign-language works published in the United Kingdom during the Eighteenth Century. Included are thousands of important works produced in the Americas. There are multiple, full-text searching options to gain access to the 33 million pages of books, sermons, pamphlets and broadsides. This truly multidisciplinary resource includes works in: history; the social sciences; the fine arts; medicine; science and technology; religion and philosophy; law; and literature and languages.
Searchable database of journals and journal articles available through EBSCO Subscription Services, including access to many full text articles. In ARTICLESearch, articles can be searched by keyword in title, abstract or full text. JOURNALSearch provides access at the journal title level, and can be searched by keyword, ISSN, or publisher. Journal table of contents may also be browsed. Links to the full text of articles are available for e-journals to which your library subscribes, or when the article appears in a sample issue. Updated daily.Coverage: Varies by title, but most mid-1990s +
The Electronic Theses and Dissertations database is a pilot project that provides indexing, abstracting, and full text for some University of Maine masters theses and doctoral dissertations. Access to full-text is currently restricted to University of Maine faculty, staff, and students. Theses for the USM Masters in Leadership Studies can be found here too. Alt Title: University of Maine Graduate School. Electronic Theses & Dissertations; EDT. Coverage: From 1998
Emerald Fulltext is a collection of over 42,000 articles from over 100 of the most prestigious management journals, complete with full text archives back to 1994 and abstracts back to 1989. This database covers all major management disciplines from marketing, human resources management, library and information managment and quality to operation management and more.Coverage: 1989 +
Enciclopedia Universal en Español contains over 47,000 articles, 8,300 photos and images, as well as over 390 maps and 500 tables, making it the most detailed and comprehensive online encyclopedia in the Spanish language. Enciclopedia Universal en Español is perfect for native Spanish speakers, bi-lingual students and students learning Spanish. Enciclopedia Juvenil, linked from the page for the Enciclopedia Universal en Español, includes a Spanish elementary encyclopedia, images, Spanish-language videos, and Spanish learning materials specifically designed for younger students.
With access to four encyclopedias-Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia- Britannica Online is a site for all ages. Users can locate information quickly by using Boolean operators; browsing A-Z; or typing in words, phrases, or questions to receive a list of relevance-ranked articles. In addition to providing answers to a multitude of questions, Britannica Online also leads users to additional information about their topics though related articles, links to outside Web sites, and bibliographies.
The Encyclopedia of Human Development is the first comprehensive, authoritative, and informative reference work that presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts from the fields of psychology, individual and family studies, and education in a way that is not too technical. With more than 600 entries, this three-volume Encyclopedia covers topics as diverse as adolescence, cognitive development, education, family, gender differences, identity, longitudinal research, personality development, prenatal development, temperament, and more.
This encyclopedia will provide a framework for students, academics, and lay-people who need to understand this important element of human behavior, irrespective of their program of study, and will be an essential back-up for anyone taking a course in human or interpersonal relationships. This encyclopedia presents up-to-the minute information about how people think, feel and act toward other people with whom they have relationships. It presents a set of entries around which readers will be able to wrap their knowledge, with an overview of their relevance to the field at large.
Encyclopedia of Human Rights, edited by David Forsythe, offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history in over 300 entries signed by leading scholars and human rights experts. The coverage includes major figures, organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, and human rights norms.
The Encyclopedia of School Psychology is the first comprehensive guide to this field, featuring the latest research on school learning, motivation, and educational assessment. Approximately 250 entries by 175 contributing authors from psychology, education and counseling, child development, and special education address student success, behavior disorders, intelligence testing, learning disabilities, strategies to improve academic skills, and more.
Co-published by the National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press, the 20th edition of the Encyclopedia of Social Work is widely considered the cornerstone reference in its field. This new edition includes coverage of areas that have come to the fore since the 1995 publication of the 19th edition, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster.
Energy Citations contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical reports and papers sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies. It includes citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents.Coverage: From 1948
Environment Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. The database contains full text for more than 400 journals, including many of the most-used journals in the discipline, such as Environment (back to 1975), Ecologist, Conservation Biology, etc. It also has full text for more than 100 monographs, such as Encyclopedia of World Environmental History (3 volumes), Advances in Water Treatment & Environmental Management, and more.
Environmental Law Net was created in 1998 as a tool for harnessing the Internet to better serve our clients, who include general counsel, in-house attorneys, and environmental managers for companies operating in a broad range of industries ... There are six legal information libraries. They include document libraries and task-specific libraries. The document libraries are: Laws and Regulations Including federal, state, international, transnational, and tribal laws and regulations. Court and Agency Decisions Including decisions of U.S. federal and state courts, international courts, courts of countries around the world, and tribal courts. Agency Documents and Databases Including essential guidance documents, policies, and databases from U.S. federal and state agencies, and agencies of governments around the world. The task-specific libraries are: Compliance Including resources organized for performing environmental regulatory compliance counseling. Enforcement and Litigation Including resources organized for handling defense against agency enforcement actions and federal and state court litigation. Real Estate and Corporate Transactions Including resources organized for handling environmental aspects of real property transfers, and corporate mergers and acquisitions.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) provides a database of journal and non-journal education literature for K-12 teachers, school administrators, education faculty, school psychologists and education students. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. This database contains more than 1.2 million citations going back to 1966. More than 110,000 full-text non-journal documents (from years 1993-present) are included in the database. The EBSCO version connects to many full-text journal articles through Linked Full Text and Article Linker. Coverage: From 1966.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) provides a database of journal and non-journal education literature for K-12 teachers, school administrators, education faculty, school psychologists and education students. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. This database contains more than 1.2 million citations going back to 1966. More than 110,000 full-text non-journal documents (from years 1993-present) are included in the database. The CSA version connects to many full-text journal articles through Article Linker. The CSA version also allows users to limit their search to peer-reviewed journal articles. Coverage: From 1966
This patent database provided by the European Patent Office covers patents from over 20 countries and the World Patent Organization. Links to the full text of the patents and applications are provided.Coverage: From 1920
Document database on European Union Law. Includes Official Journal,Treaties,Legislation, Legislation in preparation, Case-law, Parliamentary questions, Documents of public interest, Enlargement
EUROPA is the portal site of the European Union. It provides up-to-date coverage of European Union affairs and essential information on European integration. Users can also consult all legislation currently in force or under discussion, access the websites of each of the EU institutions and find out about the policies administered by the European Union under the powers devolved to it by the Treaties.
This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750, the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.
FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications. Through FDsys, you are able toSearch for documents and publications FDsys provides advanced search capabilities and the ability to refine and narrow your search for quick access to the information you need.Browse for documents and publications FDsys offers browsing by collection, Congressional committee, and date.Access metadata about documents and publications FDsys presents information about Government publications in standard XML formats.Download documents and publications in multiple renditions or file formats With FDsys, download a single file or download content and metadata packaged together in a compressed file.
The FED IN PRINT is an on-line index to the publications of the Federal Reserve Research Departments. Publications include: periodical articles, working papers, annual reports, proceedings and monographs. Some of these resources are available in full text.Coverage: 1965+
Films on demand is a streaming video platform providing outstanding educational video content. Integrates into curriculum through learning management systems, online lesson plans, distance learning courseware, or electronic card catalog systems. Includes the FMG Archival Films & Newsreels Collection.
The key goal of The Commons is to share hidden treasures from the world's public photography archives. Coverage: Participating institutions include Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, the British Library, the New York Public Library, Law Society of Upper Canada Archives, the national of archives of the US, the UK, Norway, and the Netherlands and more
The Foreign and International Law Resources Database (FILRD) allows researchers to browse online through the treasures of some of the world's best international law publications.
This service is intended to provide accurate, authoritative and current information in the area of foreign law research.  In doing so, the authors are not rendering legal or professional services.  If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be retained.
Forest Science indexes and abstracts international and domestic forest, wood science, and agroforestry research articles, books, and conferences, with content from 1939 to present. It is an ideal source for foresters, scientists, environmental consultants, policy makers and others actively involved in research or decision-making in agroforestry, forestry, wood science, and the forest and timber industries. Updated weekly.
Full-text proceedings of the annual Frontiers in Education conference, an important engineering education conference sponsored by IEEE and the American Society for Engineering Education. Indexed by conference session and author name. Requires Adobe Acrobat software.Coverage: 1995-present
Index to over 1400 journals as well as standards, conference proceedings, theses, patents, and books in subject areas including food chemistry and microbiology, food product development, food safety, and nutrition. Updated weekly. Licensed Number of Users: 2Coverage: From 1969
Essays outlining the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres, and summarizes the critical response to their work
Includes: Twayne's Authors Series - Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Scribner's Writers Series.Twayne's Authors Series: Offers critical introductions to the lives and works of writers, to the history and influence of literary movements, and to the development of literary genres.Contemporary Authors: A bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television and other fields.Contemporary Literary Criticism Select: Contains critical and biographical essays on authors currently living or who died after 1959. Initial release features 50 authors derived from CLC print volumes 95-99 and 50 retrospective entries. Updates of 10-12 new authors will be added about 6 times a year as print volumes are published and 10-20 retrospective entries will be added each time. CLC Select may be searched separately or simultaneously with Contemporary Authors and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.Dictionary of Literary Biography: Essays outlining the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres, and summarizes the critical response to their work.
21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook, 1st ed, 2010American Decades, 1st ed 2001Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 9th ed 2001Berkshire Encyclopedia of China: Modern and Historic Coverage of the World's Newest and OldestGlobal Power 1st ed, 2010Countries and Their Cultures , 4v, 2001Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion , 3v, 2005Encyclopedia of Education , 2nd ed., 8v, 2003Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, 1st ed 2009Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, 2nd ed 2008Encyclopedia of Religion , 2nd ed., 15v, 2005Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender , 4v, 2007The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders , 2v, 2003The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health , 2nd ed., 5v, 2007The Gale Encyclopedia of Science , 3rd ed., 6v, 2004Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia , 3rd ed., 2003Major Acts of Congress , 3v, 2004Milestone Documents in American History, 1st ed 2008National Survey of State Laws , 5th ed., 2005New Catholic Encyclopedia , 2nd ed., 15v, 2003Social Policy:Essential Primary Sources, 1st ed 2007The African American Almanac, 10th ed 2007The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, 2nd ed 2005
Produced by the American Geological Institute, GeoRef covers a number of areas of geology and related disciplines including: geochemistry, geophysics, hydrology, mineralogy, and paleontology. Indexes over 3,500 journals as well as books, reports, theses and dissertations, maps, and conference proceedings and corresponds to the following print indexes: Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, Bibliography of Theses in Geology, Geophysical Abstracts, Bibliography and Index of Geology Exclusive of North America, and the Bibliography and Index of Geology. Updated monthly. Coverage: 1785+ for North America and 1933+ for the rest of the world.
GeoRef In Process contains records that are in the process of being indexed prior to their integration in the main GeoRef database. The majority of the records originate from non-English language literature that was not necessarily published recently. GeoRef In Process does NOT contain the most current records. When the GeoRef indexers complete the editing and indexing of an In Process record, then the record will appear in the next GeoRef monthly update. In Process records may lack a few fields or contain minimal data in some fields. All areas of geoscience are covered, and it is recommended that you select both the GeoRef and GeoRef In Process to perform the most comprehensive search.
This database contains new, unedited references that are being prepared for addition to the GeoRef database, one of the premier geological literature databases. A keyword search can be performed on all fields at once, or you may choose to search directly on titles, authors, dates, or source information. There are no abstracts. Once a record has been added to GeoRef, the record is purged from this database. Updated weekly.
GeoScienceWorld (GSW) is a collaboration of six leading earth science societies and one institute. They have worked together to develop an electronic resource that is unprecedented in the geosciences. The full text of over 30 geology and paleontology journals are available. They also provide access to the GeoRef database.
Britannica's Global Reference Center provides comprehensive online content in a variety of global languages, including Japanese, Korean, Chinese, French, and Spanish. It also includes Enciclopedia Juvenil, a Spanish elementary encyclopedia, images, videos, and learning materials for younger learners
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.
GreenFILE provides information on all aspects of human impact to the environment, including such subjects as global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. GreenFILE coverage is 74% unique when compared to Environment Complete, which is a more scholarly database. GreenFILE is for the concerned person looking for information on individual response to environmental issues, such as solar or wind power options.Coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/8gh-coverage.htm
Oxford Music Online is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (2002), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users. Full-text access to the encyclopedia, with sound files, musical examples, and Web links. Licensed Number of Users: 5
This 12-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-burgeoning discipline of psychology. This resource is a comprehensive collection of psychology literature reviewing virtually every core as well as contemporary topic in the subject area, from the established theories to the most modern research and developments.
EBSCO Publishing's consumer health information database, Health Source: Consumer Edition, is now available in a new interface format on the Web. Health Source: Consumer Edition WEB showcases one of EBSCO Publishing's newest features: searching by specific source type. On entering the search screen, users are presented with a source selection list, where they can opt to search by all sources, a combination of sources or just one source. The source list includes options to search such sources as pamphlets, reference books, periodicals, book reviews, clinical reports and drug information. In addition to its new sophisticated search functionality, Health Source: Consumer Edition WEB features the most full text from the largest selection of data sources on consumer health and patient education information. Health Source: Consumer Edition WEB now includes PDF images for many of these titles. To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/hxh-coverage.htm
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 540 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 570 journals. This product offering also includes USP Pharmacopoeia DI: Volume II Advice for the Lay Patient and Stedman's Medical Dictionary - providing users with access to terminology of genetics, oncology, pediatrics, pulmonology, emergency medicine, bacteriology, and laboratory medicine. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Clinical Nursing Research, Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Family Nursing, Journal of Holistic Nursing, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Journal of Nursing Management, Journal of Society of Pediatric Nurses, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Nursing Diagnosis, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, Nursing Management, Patient Care for the Nurse Practitioner, RN, Western Journal of Nursing Research and many more.
Full text online access to legal journals
The American Law Institute library on HeinOnline consists of full runs of the Institute's Annual Reports, Proceedings, Annual Meeting Speeches, and the Institute's newsletter, The ALI Reporter. These series can help greatly in conducting research into Institute projects and publications going back to the organization's founding in 1923. The ALI Collection also includes drafts and other material from the Second Restatement of Torts (perhaps the most influential treatise on common law liability), the Model Penal Code (adopted as the criminal code in most states), the Uniform Commercial Code (adopted as the commercial code in most states), and the Statement of Essential Human Rights (a pioneering ALI project of the mid-1940s). Archival material (correspondence, memoranda and other documents) from the Institute Archives at the University of Pennsylvania for these ALI projects are also included in the American Law Institute library on HeinOnline. -- Literature about this collection from About Heinonline List of Collection viewed March 1, 2010
Searchable database of Annals of the Congress of the United States (1789-1824) -- Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837) -- Congressional Globe (1833-1873) -- Congressional Record (1873-1880, 1996-2003),U.S. Statutes at Large (1789-2004),American State Papers (1789-1838), Journals of the Continental Congress (1774-1789)and other important congressional material.
A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with 1212 journals and 5,311,870 full text articles from over 140 scholarly publishers. HighWire-hosted publishers have collectively made 1,828,930 articles free. With our partner publishers we produce 71 of the 200 most-frequently-cited journals.Coverage: Coverage varies, search engine begins 1844
The collection consists of U.S. Collection, World Collection and Special Collection. In the U.S. Collection, there are over 100,000 cadastral (those showing land and property owners) maps detailing the geographic and development history of the United States over several hundred years. In addition, there over 1,000 city directories related to the cadastral maps. The World Collection is a collection of maps covering the world through time. The Special Collection is an eclectic mix of maps, including decorative plates, portraits, and lithographs, as well as nautical and topographical maps.
This historical collection of USGS 15 minute topographic maps dates from the 1890s to the 1950s. Geographic coverage is complete for New Hampshire and nearly complete for the rest of New England.
Index to articles, dissertations, and books on the history of the world, except the United States and Canada, from 1450 to the present. Works on U.S. and Canadian history are covered in America: History and Life. Licensed Number of Users: 6Coverage: From 1969
Historical Statistics of the United States is a 2006 Cambridge University Press publication and database that updates and expands the Census Bureau's 1975 work of the same name. It contains quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present. Also covers topics that received little or no coverage in the 1975 edition: American Indians, slavery, poverty, race, and ethnicity. Allows one to graph and combine data from different tables into custom tables, and to download tables for use in spreadsheets and other applications. Also available as a five-volume print set in many URSUS libraries.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center provides full-text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today. Including full text for more than 960 magazines and books, as well as access to more than 720 videos and more than 140 hobby profiles, this database offers detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Subject areas include arts & crafts; collecting; games & electronics; model building; home & leisure; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & papercraft.Coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/cfh-coverage.pdf
The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Grants and Training and the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Homeland Defense and Security. The collection of homeland security policy and strategy related documents “supports local, state and federal analysis and decision-making needs and assists academics of all disciplines in homeland defense and security related research.”It is recommended to use the Internet Explorer (IE) browser for this resource.
The Human Security Gateway is a rapidly expanding searchable online database of human security-related resources including reports, journal articles, news items and fact sheets. It is designed to make human security-related research more accessible to the policy and research communities, the media, educators and the interested public.
The Humanities International Index is a comprehensive database covering journals, books and other important references in the humanities. Produced by Whitston Publishing, and formerly known as American Humanities Index, this database provides indexing and abstracting for over 1,900 titles, with coverage dating as far back as 1925. This database provides citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations.To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/hgh-coverage.htm
HuriSearch is a search engine developed by the HURIDOCS network. Its general objective is to facilitate access to human rights information on the web (3,000 sites in over 50 languages as of 1/29/07). Its specific objectives are as follows: To provide human rights professionals with a powerful web research tool; to increase the visibility of information published by human rights organisations, in particular small local organisations with first-hand information; to encourage webmasters to use metadata systematically, thus making human rights information searching much more reliable and efficient.
This service uses the complete data from the RePEc database, which includes bibliographic data contributed by over 300 archives, including: EconWPA, Fed in Print, IMF, NBER, CEPR, the central banks of the US, England, Australia, Canada and other countries, and economics departments at MIT, Rochester, Northwestern, Berkeley, UCLA, Maryland, Brown, Iowa, Caltech, Boston College, Toronto, Western Ontario, LSE, Bonn, Pompeu Fabra, Tokyo, Seoul, and many others. It also covers over 200 journals, including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies and Quarterly Journal of Economics among many others.
Searchable database of over 5,000 academic study abroad opportunities, from the Institute of International Education. A wide variety of criteria (e.g. field of study, language, country, city, program length, time of year, cost) may be specified. Expands upon the IIE's annually published print sources Academic Year Abroad and Vacation Study Abroad.
Index of more than 2500 collections of oral history from around the world.
Produced by the American Association of Law Libraries, the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) is the preeminent multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in over 500 legal journals published worldwide. It provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the U.K., Canada, and Australia. IFLP also analyzes the contents of approximately eighty individually published collections of legal essays, Festschriften, Mélanges, and congress reports each year.-- From Homepage viewed November 21, 2011
Index to the tables of contents of 17,000 English language periodicals. Covers all disciplines. Updated daily. NOTE: Full text access available ONLY with subscriptions to individual titles. Check your library for holdings. Coverage: Coverage from 1988.
Produced and maintained by the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this database indexes journal articles on dietary supplements. Vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, botanical, and herbal supplements are included. Information is presented on the use, function, growth, and production of these supplements, their metabolism and chemical composition, and surveys of use. Searches can be restricted to peer reviewed records. Searching is by author, title, and keyword. Abstracts are present for some entries. Records in IBIDS come from the following databases: AGRIS International, AGRICOLA, and MEDLINE. Keyword searches: food and food science, medical sciences, nutrition, nutrition-medical sciences, science Coverage: From 1986
Website contains summaries of judgments, advisory opinions and orders of the International Court of Justice in all the official languages of the United Nations. It contains electronic versions of published volumes, covering the period 1948-2007, as well as of summaries of documents issued by the Court since 2008, which are yet to be published in this series -- From homepage viewed July 7, 2010. Full-text searching available. Coverage: 1948-
The International Encyclopedia of Communication represents the definitive reference source in this interdisciplinary and dynamic field. This authoritative work is jointly published with the International Communication Association (ICA), the leading academic association of the discipline.
Official website of the Joint Committee on Taxation, U.S. Congress. Provides access to Committee publications from 1920. It also provides access to the Committee's rules, history, and membership list. About Committee Documents (Viewed December 5, 2011: Please note that many older Committee documents on this site are scanned PDF images, and are therefore not currently full-text searchable. We are converting these documents to full-text PDF files over a period of time. Currently, only the titles of the unconverted documents are indexed for search.
Used by millions for research, teaching, and learning. With more than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources, JSTOR is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content. Collections Included: Arts & Sciences I,II, III,IV,V,VI,VII, VIII, Math & Statistics, and Music
KnowledgeBase is focused on the Gulf of Maine and its watershed. This searchable database includes information from both governmental and non-governmental agencies as well as academic institutions and proceedings from conferences. Datasets are included. KnowledgeBase incorporates the information on Maine lakes that had been updated in the PEARL database.
Funded by the Maine State Librarys BTOP grant and available to Maine public library patrons, LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. In addition, you will find interactive popular software tutorials/courses that are video-based and allow you to learn at your own pace. (Note: These courses require Adobe Flash Player 8.0.)
Legislative reports, study reports, executive summaries of reports of the Maine State LegislatureCoverage: 117th Legislature-
Covers subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings, with coverage dating back to the mid-1960s. Coverage: Varies by title
Provides access to mining publications that are available on the Internet, including thousands of conference proceedings, journal articles, magazine articles, theses, technical papers, and reports. The records link to papers that can be found on other websites (such as governments, universities, associations, societies, consultants, etc.). The database does not contain records where you have to pay to access the publication (pay-per-view or subscription); any publication found through LibraryMine is instantly available for free.
CSA LLBA abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.Coverage: 1973 - current
Literary Reference Center is a full-text database that provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It has been specifically designed for public libraries, secondary schools, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 34,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, more than 179,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), 450 literary journals, more than 670,000 book reviews, more than 73,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 18,000 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 6,000 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.
Literature Resource Center is your most current, comprehensive, and reliable online resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Its coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world
Numeric data base of U.S. Census population totals for Maine minor civil Divisions (cities, towns) and counties, from each decennial census, 1790 to present. Special search keys provided include: county/year; town/year; population threshold (maximum or minimum); population trend (increasing or decreasing); and master list of towns. Some annotation is included for boundary changes of minor civil divisions.Coverage: From 1790
The Maine InfoNet Download Library is supported by its member libraries. Explore the growing collection of downloadable Audiobooks and eBooks! Use your library card barcode to download titles to your personal computer, transfer them to portable device, or burn selected Audiobooks onto a CD for listening on the go.
The University of Maine's Fogler Library in partnership with the Bagaduce Music Lending Library and the Bangor Public Library has launched the Maine Music Box. The Maine Music Box contains digitized images of five collections of manuscript scores and sheet music. Most of the collections are from the Bagaduce Music Lending Library in Blue Hill, Maine. A total of 22,641 titles will be accessible when the digitization and cataloging of the pilot project is complete. Selected scores will have an associated computer generated sound file. Other scores, based on faculty request, may have associated “Scorch” files. Scorch software creates a file that allows one to listen while following a cursor through the score; the viewer may also manipulate key and instrumentation. The database currently has 22,641 titles with 600 MIDI files and 100 Scorch files.
Created by the Portland Public Library, the Maine News Index Online is a database of Maine newspaper and magazine citations and abstracts. The library's Portland Room, which houses special collections, maintains a web page listing titles indexed at http://www.portlandlibrary.com/locations/portlandroom.htm#newsindex
Index to and full text coverage of four Maine newspapers. Database includes comprehensive coverage of the Bangor Daily News (12/3/92-present) and the Portland Press Herald (10/30/95-present). Selected business coverage of the Central Maine Morning Sentinel (8/12/93-8/27/97) and Maine Times (2/4/95-present). Updated regularly.
Maine Revised Statutes current to the 123rd LegislatureCoverage: Current to the 123rd Legislature
The Maine Serials List continues the Maine Union List of Serials (MULS) which ceased publication as a union list on Maine 25, 2005. The major academic libraries in Maine ceased updating records in MULS with the availability of a newer system for managing print and electronic periodical holdings and linking to open URLs. Links to their current holdings and the MaineCat catalog are provided in the Maine Serials List.
Full text PDF documents received by the University of Maine School of Law Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library from the clerks of various courts dating from January 2000 through present. Decisions cross referenced by Plaintiff, Defendant, Judge and County. Includes citations and references.Coverage: January 2000 through present
The complete MOA collection includes over 1.5 million images, representing approximately 5,000 volumes of primary source materials. The selection process at Cornell has focused on the major journal literature of the period, ranging from general interest publications to those with more targeted audiences (such as agriculture). The Michigan process focused on monographs in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, science and technology, and religion.
Making of America (MOA) represents a major collaborative endeavor to preserve and make accessible through digital technology a significant body of primary sources related to development of the U.S. infrastructure. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, MOA seeks to involve research institutions and national consortia to develop common protocols and consensus for the selection, conversion, storage, retrieval, and use of digitized materials on a large, distributed scale.
MAS Ultra - School Edition provides full text from 570 periodicals covering general reference, health, science, and other areas. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 670 magazines. This database also includes over 3,000 charts, tables and graphs converted to ASCII text; 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews; full text of 142 Macmillan books; over 430 health and science-related pamphlets in full text; coverage of the CIA World Factbook; and Essential Documents of American History. Full text backfiles go as far back as January of 1990, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as January of 1984. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/ulh-periodicals.htm
MasterFILE Premier provides full text for over 1,830 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,800 periodicals. Full text backfiles go as far back as January of 1990, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as January of 1984. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/f5h-journals.htm
Extensive database of citations to journal articles and reviews of articles in pure and applied mathematics. Coverage from 1940-present. Updated daily. Coverage: 1940-present
Index to more than 3,600 journals covering all areas of clinical and experimental medicine, nursing, dentistry and health administration. Updated weekly. Coverage: Coverage from 1966.
The MEMAP Directory is a current listing of ongoing programs that systematically monitor or assess environmental and ecological factors in the state of Maine. MEMAP provides a description of programs and direct links to program websites and downloadable data (if available). It is updated seasonally.
Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present. Licensed number of users (USM): 4 Coverage: From 1985
Includes definitions for over 470,000 words and 140,000 word etymologies. Search options allow users to search for definitions, spellings, rhymes, rhymes, homophones, and authors quoted.
Middle Search Plus provides full text from over 100 general reference, health and science magazines appropriate for middle and junior high school students. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 210 magazines. This database includes 2,000 charts, tables and graphs converted to ASCII text; full text of 23 reference books; full text of hundreds of pamphlets; over 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews; Funk & Wagnall’s New Encyclopedia; coverage of the CIA World Factbook; Essential Documents of American History and EBSCO’s Encyclopedia of Animals. Full text backfiles go as far back as January of 1990, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as January of 1984. This database is updated weekly on EBSCOhost.
Search over 600 military titles, government periodicals, trade publications and newsweeklies for topics concerning all branches of the military. Full text is available for more than a third of the periodicals indexed. Over 240 pamphlets are also included. To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/mth-journals.htm
Index to scholarly research in literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Indexes articles from more than 3,500 journals and series. Also includes monographs, working papers, proceedings, and bibliographies. Updated 10 times / year. Coverage: Coverage from 1963.
Subject/author guide to music periodical literature. Includes musicological topics, book reviews, record reviews, first performances and obituaries.Coverage: From 1979-
Musicians and composers provides biographical profiles of important figures in all genres of music.
Contains summaries of more than 140,000 federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research on criminal justice. Topics covered include corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, and victims of crime.Coverage: 1970-present
Presents information about the collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. Allows users to search the collection by artist, title, or a combination of criteria. Contains a list of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and works on paper that are grouped by school. Links to the National Gallery of Art
The National Sea Grant Library, NSGL, is the most comprehensive collection of Sea Grant funded documents in the world. The NSGL was established in 1970 as the official Sea Grant archive and the collection covers a wide variety of subjects, including oceanography, marine education, aquaculture, fisheries, aquatic nuisance species, coastal hazards, seafood safety, limnology, coastal zone management, marine recreation and law.. Coverage: From 1965
This is a subset of the NTIS database. This Technical Reports database indexes government reports from 1990 to present. Over 350,000 publications are included. Searching is by keyword, which includes authors' names. No abstracts are presented. Bibliographic information provided includes title, author, author affiliation, total pages, date, and document type.Coverage: 1990 +
Published weekly, Nature is an international journal publishing original, groundbreaking research spanning all of the scientific disciplines, as Articles, Letters to Nature and Brief Communications. Each issue also includes extensive secondary comment, including Reviews, News, New Features, Essays, News and Views, Book Reviews, Correspondance, Commentary, Opinion, and Naturejobs. Full-text available from January 1997-Present.
Index to and full text coverage of the US newspaper of record from 1980 to the present. Offers in-depth coverage of national and international news, plus transcripts of important speeches and documents, Supreme Court decisions, and presidential press conferences.
Full text of more than 500 U.S. and international news sources. Includes The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and the Times of London, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires. Years of coverage vary by title. Maine papers included: Bangor Daily News (1992+), Portland Press Herald (1995+), and selected business coverage from Maine Times(1994-2002) and Central Maine Morning Sentinel (1993-1997).
Developed in partnership with the British Library and JISC, 19th Century British Library Newspapers offers full runs of national, regional and local 19th century British newspapers, taken directly from the extensive holdings of the British Library. The content includes 60 titles, totaling approximately 3.2 million pages, selected to reflect the social and political developments of the times in which they were published. The collection has daily and weekly papers with a focus on London national newspapers, English regional papers, home country newspapers from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, and titles in specialist areas such as Victorian radicalism and Chartism. The University of Maine libraries  have access to Parts 1 and 2.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a digital publishing program from Gale focusing on primary source collections. It includes a variety of content types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more. Archives include British Politics and Society; Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange, British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture; and European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection, which includes more than 9,500 English, French and German titles of fiction (including gothic novels), short prose, dramatic works, and poetry.
Index to technical reports from seven earthquke engineering and structural mechanics laboratories.overage: From 1971
Reader’s Advisory database that includes records and recommendations for quality fiction and non-fiction titles for high school students to adults. Includes special sections for Teens, Older Kids, and Younger Kids that are dedicated to integrating fiction and narrative nonfiction in the classroom and across the curriculum. Has Grab and Go Book Lists; over 300 hand-crafted Recommended Reads reading lists; Book Discussion Guides including questions and answers and suggestions for further reading; 450 searchable Award Lists; book cover images and first chapter excerpts; feature articles, BookTalks, and Curricular Connection articles on a wide variety of genres, topics and reading levels. Covers fiction and nonfiction series. Titles can be sorted by popularity and/or Lexile scores. Includes all fiction content from the database Novelist.
A Reader’s Advisory database that includes recommendation for more than 60,000 fiction and 17,000 nonfiction titles, Novelist Plus K-8 has curriculum-driven material designed to help integrate reading across subject areas in the classroom, as well as enhance children’s pleasure reading. Has Grab and Go Book Lists developed by school media specialists; Recommended Reads reading lists; over 700 BookTalks; 450 searchable Award Lists; feature articles and Curricular Connection articles by notable librarians and subject matter experts on a wide variety of topics, issues and reading levels. Covers over 9,000 fiction and nonfiction series. Titles can be sorted by popularity and/or Lexile scores. Includes all fiction content from the database Novelist K-8.
Designed for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers, this database provides full text for 100 journals covering the areas of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences, consumer health and allied health disciplines.To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/nhh-coverage.htm
Index to journal articles, conference papers, books, and reports covering the marine and brackish-water environment. Topics covered include biological, chemical, and physical oceanography, ecology, geochemistry, geophysics, marine biology, and marine geology. Indexes over 500 journals. Updated monthly. Coverage: From 1981.
Official Document System of the United Nations(ODS)covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993, and selected earlier coverage. Coverage: 1993- and selected earlier coverage
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
Oxford Music Online is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (2002), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users. Full-text access to the encyclopedia, with sound files, musical examples, and Web links. Licensed Number of Users: 5
Oxford Reference Premium is a cross-searchable collection of over 125 language and subject dictionaries and reference works published by Oxford University Press. The scope is broad, including works in the areas of science and medicine, the humanities and social sciences, and business and law. Content includes world maps, illustrations, timelines, weblines, and key titles from the Oxford Companions series. English dictionaries and thesauri, guides to grammar and usage, and dictionaries of etymology, foreign languages, quotations, and names are provided.
Papers included in every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library. Avaiable on campus only.
PEARL is designed to improve access to information on over 5700 Maine lakes. It is a cooperative effort initiated, coordinated, and maintained at the University of Maine by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research ( GMC ) and the UMaine Department of Spatial Information Science and Engineering ( SIE ).
Provides indexing and abstracts from books and over 270 journals on philosophy and related interdisciplinary fields published in the U.S. and the Western World.Licensed Number of Users: 1
Physical Education Index indexes peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, and more. Topics include physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance, sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, sport sociology/psychology, health education, and physical therapy. Includes abstracts from 2001. Updated monthly.Coverage: 1970 -current
The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage. Update Frequency Monthly.Coverage: 1871-current
Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 270 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.
POPLINE®(POPulation information onLINE) covers reproductive health, population, family planning, and related health issues. Includes references on population law and policy, demography, maternal and child health, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, development programs, and environmental issues.Coverage: From 1950
Primary Search provides full text from nearly 70 children’s magazines appropriate for elementary schools and children’s reading rooms. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 140 magazines. Other full text sources include: The World Almanac of the U.S.A. and The World Almanac for Kids; EBSCO’s Encyclopedia of Animals; Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia; full text for over 300 pamphlets; and Essential Documents of American History including The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, The Federalist Papers and the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This database is updated weekly on EBSCOhost.To check coverage: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/prh-periodicals.htm
Indexes and provides full-text access to over 500 journals from 37 scholarly publishers. Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. Coverage: 1993+ (varies by title)
Index to dissertations from 1861 to the present, representing the work of authors from over 1,000 North American graduate schools and European universities. Includes the 350-word abstracts written by the author for those dissertations published after 1979. More limited coverage of master's theses from 1962 on (UM theses are not included); citations for those published after 1987 include 150-word abstracts. Database includes full text of dissertations written at the University of Maine after 1996. ORO: Funded in part by the University of Maine Graduate School.
Full text of more than 500 U.S. and international news sources. Includes The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and the Times of London, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires. Years of coverage vary by title. Maine papers included: Bangor Daily News (1992+), Portland Press Herald (1995+), and selected business coverage from Maine Times(1994-2002) and Central Maine Morning Sentinel (1993-1997).
PsycARTICLES™ is a database of full-text articles from 53 psychology journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals with the exception of ads and editorial board lists. The database is updated daily. Coverage: From 1985
Index to the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. Coverage includes references and abstracts to over 1,300 journals in more than 20 languages, and to book chapters and books in the English language. The database includes information from empirical studies, case studies, surveys, bibliographies, literature reviews, discussion articles, conference reports and dissertations. Updated weekly.
Developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), PubMed is a major medical database. It provides access to bibliographic/abstracting information from MEDLINE, plus out-of-scope citations from certain MEDLINE journals; citations that precede the date that a journal was selected for MEDLINE indexing; and some additional life science journals that submit full-text and receive a qualitative review by NLM. Included are links to many sites with full-text articles. Coverage: 1966-
PubMed Central is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature, developed and managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). Coverage: 1970-current
Over 53 million records of articles, books, reports and conference proceedings in the fields of Science, Technology, Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences, from 1823 up to the present day (with daily updates). Limited full-text availability.
Regional Business News is a collection of full text newswires which incorporates news information from all over the world. Included in this database are A&G Information, Africa News Service, Inter Press Service, Resource News International, South American Business, M2 Communications, PR Newswire, Business Newswire, Canadian Corporate News, News Bytes News Network and Phillips Business Information Highlights. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. In order to maintain the most current collection of news, this database contains the most recent 30 days of information from each of these wire sources. Several hundred articles are added to Regional Business News database each day.
An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music and music related disciplines. Dating from 1967 to the present, this database offers indexing of sources published in over 140 languages. It is classified by topic and includes original-language titles, title translations in English and full bibliographic information. Also included are abstracts in English; author, subject, and periodical indexes; and a detailed thesauraus. To check coverage: http://www.rilm.org/journals.htmlCoverage: 1967 - present
The Carr Collection is a subset of the Museum Collection held by the University of Maine Museum of Art. The Carr Online Gallery contains digital surrogates of the nearly 300 modern and contemporary prints that comprise the collection. The gift of Robert Venn Carr, Jr., Class of 1944, the collection includes works by Pablo Picasso, Josef Albers, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, David Hockney, Joan Miro and Robert Delaunay, as well as a ine collection of nearly 90 paintings and World War II political cartoons by William Gropper.
The Royal Historical Society bibliography, which is hosted by the Institute of Historical Research, is an authoritative guide to writing on British and Irish history from the Roman period to the present day. It contains over 300,000 entries including articles in journals and collective volumes, and including data from London's Past Online. You can SEARCH by author, by publication details, by subject or by period covered.
SAGE Journals Online provides access to full-text articles in more than 400 SAGE journals from 1999 to the present. Topics covered are primarily in the social sciences as well as sciences, technology, and medicine. All journal titles in the collection are also listed and linked individually in URSUS.
SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a web-based research methods tool with content from over 600 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks, the entire “Little Green Book,” and “Little Blue Book” series, selected journal articles, and videos. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand a particular method or identify a new method, and write up their research. Since SRMO focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used by researchers from the social sciences, health sciences and more.
Comprehensive multidisciplinary coverage of approximately 5,800 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals. Provides cited reference searching, with which users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching multi-disciplines to uncover information relative to their research.Coverage: 2000-
ScienceDirect is a full-text collection of journals on science, technology, and medicine published by Elsevier. The University of Maine System Libraries have access to Complete and the Freedom Collection, which together comprise more than 1,800 journals, most with backfiles from 1995 to present. There are some ScienceDirect journal titles to which University users do not have access. Elsevier provides lists of titles included and excluded from the Freedom Collection at http://www.info.sciencedirect.com/licensing/additional/freedom/
Covers literature (including patents) on all branches of chemistry, as well as related fields. Includes data from Chemical Abstracts and the MEDLINE database. Search options include keyword, CAS Registry number, chemical structure, chemical reaction, and more. Licensed Number of Users: 1
Scribner Writer's Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series.
The Serials Directory provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. This invaluable resource is made available via EBSCOhost. It contains nearly 212,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; data from nearly 108,235 publishers worldwide, including e-mailand Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.Classifications for every entry.
Slavery and Abolition in the US: Select Publications of the 1800s is a digital collection of books and pamphlets that demonstrate the varying ideas and beliefs about slavery in the United States as expressed by Americans throughout the nineteenth century. The works in this collection reflect arguments on both sides of the slavery debate and include first person narratives, legal proceedings and decisions, anti-slavery tracts, religious sermons, and early secondary works. The publications are all drawn from the holdings of the Millersville University Library and the Dickinson College Library, as well as each of their respective Special Collections Departments. The collection includes more than 15,000 individual pages of printed text and corresponding searchable transcriptions.
Provides access to the Science Citation Index® (1900 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index® (1956-present), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™ (1975-present). Covers current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Provides cited reference searching, with which users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines to uncover information relevant to their research.Coverage: 2000+
Social Services Abstracts covers journal articles and dissertations in social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development since 1980.
Index to articles and dissertations on social work, social welfare, and related fields. Licensed Number of Users: 4 Coverage: Coverage from 1966.
Covers sociology and related disciplines including anthropology, criminology, demography, education, gerontology, mental health, minority studies, political science, public health, social psychology, social work, urban studies, welfare programs, and women's studies. Comprehensive and international in scope. Covers about 2,600 journals in 30 different languages from 55 different countries. Also includes books, conference papers,and doctoral dissertations. Coverage: From 1974
SPORTSDiscus covers all aspects of sports. Subjects include biomechanics, coaching, engineering, physical therapy, and physiology. Indexes over 2,000 journals as well as books, theses, and non-print resources. Updated monthly. Coverage: From 1800
SpringerLink provides access to full-text STM (scientific, technical, medical) journals, book series, books, and reference works published by Springer and its imprints.Access to resources within SpringerLink varies by campus. Springer e-books: 2005+ Springer e-journals: 1997+
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is an open-access, “scholarly dynamic reference work” that “maintains academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research.” Its entries are written by scholars and refereed by an editorial board. Updated continuously.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Updated annually.
Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology, Third Edition is the only multi-volume reference in the field of experimental psychology. This offers comprehensive coverage of the latest research findings, as well as the most recent contributions in experimental psychology and methodology. It covers a wide variety of subjects including perception and sensation, memory, cognitive neuroscience, behavioural genetics, learning, language, reasoning, culture, motivation, emotion and methodology.
Teacher Reference Center is an index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books, offered free by EBSCO. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more, for K-12 Teachers & Librarians.
One-stop source for industry codes and standards from around the world; Techstreet is most valuable for its comprehensive coverage of technical and engineering standards published by ANSI and other organizations. Many standards can be purchased and downloaded online. Techstreet also indexes books, software products, physical property data, and free engineering trade magazines.
Part of the Mental Measurements Yearbook, Tests in Print is produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). Licensed Number of Users (USM): 4
Directory of over 170,000 manufacturing companies in the United States and Canada. Includes over 70,000 product listings. The directory may be searched by company name, product or brand name. Requires free registration for access
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases, 1965 – present. Coverage: Varies
Contains citations and abstracts for books, journal articles, and technical reports in all areas of transportation research. Search by author, title and subject. Produced by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Science. Coverage: 1960s +
Offers critical introductions to the lives and works of writers, to the history and influence of literary movements, and to the development of literary genres.Licensed Number of Users: 3Coverage: 1999-
Catalogue of United Nations(UN) documents and publications indexed by the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the Library of the UN Office at Geneva. Also included are commercial publications and other non-UN sources held in the collection of the Dag Hammarskjöld Library. The coverage of UNBISnet is from 1979 onward, however, older documents are being added to the catalogue on a regular basis as a result of retrospective conversion. UNBISnet also provides instant access to a growing number of full text resources in the six official languages of the UN (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish), including resolutions adopted by the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and the Security Council from 1946 onward. Voting records, and index to speeches. Coverage: 1979-
A data access system to UN databases ... pooling major UN databases and those of several international into one single internet environment. The innovative design allows a user to access a large number of UN databases either by browsing the data series or through a keyword search ... The numerous databases, tables and glossaries containing over 60 million data points cover a wide range of themes including Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, Trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators
Directory of web pages to United States state legislatures, constitutions, statutes, session laws, codes and regulations. Text Only Version.Coverage: Current
Find contact information for US and State elected officials, agencies, and more.
USA.gov is the official web portal of the U.S. government, but also provides organized access to state, local and tribal government sites. It gives answers to frequent questions from citizens, businesses and nonprofits, government employees, and visitors, including: government auctions, applying for government jobs or benefits.
For patents from 1976 to the present it provides searching by classification system, title and abstract words, inventor and company name and many other fields. For patents prior to 1976 you must search by patent number or the classification system. There is no searching by inventor or title for the older patents.Coverage: From 1790
TESS contains more than 3 million pending, registered and dead federal trademarks.
The Value Line Research Center includes on-line access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Online titles include: The Value Line Investment Survey, The Value Line Investment Survey – Small and Mid-Cap Edition, The Value Line Mutual Fund Survey, The Value Line Daily Options Survey, The Value Line Special Situations Service, The Value Line Convertibles Survey, and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Value Line Research Center is available in Maine academic institutions. Updated daily. Licensed Number of Users: 6
Index to and full text coverage of the nation's leading business daily from 1984. Coverage: Coverage from 1984
Index to and full text coverage of the Washington Post from 1987 to the present. Coverage of national, international, and local news.
Provides access to the Science Citation Index® (1900 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index® (1956-present), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™ (1975-present). Covers current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Provides cited reference searching, with which users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines to uncover information relevant to their research.Coverage: 2000+
Includes over 345,000 citations to the literature on mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians found in journals, conference proceedings, monographs, theses and dissertations, and government reports. Database includes Wildlife Review Abstracts, which was published through 1995 by the National Biological Service. Searching is by keyword, subject, and author as well as by taxonomic and geographic identifiers. Abstracts are available for publications added to the database since September 1996. 8,000 records added annually. Updated quarterly. Licensed Number of Users: 5Coverage: 1935 to the present.
Wiley Online Library publishes more than 1,700 peer-reviewed journals from Wiley and Blackwell in the life and physical sciences, medicine and allied health, engineering, humanities and social sciences. Many of the titles are published for academic and professional societies. University of Southern Maine has access to most, but not all, journal titles from Wiley.
The William P. Palmer III Collection of archaeological material from Mexico and Central America and ethnographic holdings from the Northwest Coast of the United States and Canada is the Hudson Museum's pre-eminent collection. The Palmer Collection features an internationally significant assemblage of 2,828 Precolumbian ceramics, lithics and gold work dating from 2000 BC to the Spanish Conquest. In addition to its Precolumbian component, the collection includes over 200 objects from the Northwest Coast that date to the heyday of Northwest Coast collecting, 1875-1930. (More about the collection: http://library.umaine.edu/hudson/palmer/about.asp ).
Windows on Maine is a pilot project to develop an online service offering streaming video programs and clips, and other primary and secondary digital resources, via broadband and wireless connections. It features a searchable database of complete programs and video clips from Maine Public Broadcasting Network's award winning historical series, HOME, the Story of Maine and its signature science series, Quest, Investigating Our World. Rich multimedia that further documents Maine's history and the Gulf of Maine ecology has been selected from collections of the state's cultural institutions, and complements the video archive.
Country Snapshots and Ranked Statistics for countries.World Data Analyst offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures. One create tables, charts, export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching, and also link to country articles in Encyclopedia Britannica.
Bibliographic records for more than 36 million items held at OCLC member libraries throughout the world. Includes all types of information resources. Updated daily. Links to ILLiad form Licensed Number of Users: 7
A free version of WorldCat that can be easily searched by title, subject, or person. Search results can be refined to limit to author name, content or subject area, format (e.g. article, book, visual material, sound recording, serial), language, and year. After selecting a title and entering one's location, WorldCat.org identifies the closest libraries that own it, and links to the item's record in those libraries' catalogs.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts from CSA indexes more than 1,500 periodicals in the fields of political science, international relations, law, public administration, and public policy. Combining the data of the prior print Political Science Abstracts and ABC Pol Sci, the indexing begins in 1975, and is updated monthly. Approximately two thirds of current journals covered are published outside of the United States.Coverage: 1975+
This is a collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. There are currently 2,887 volumes included (1,763 unedited, 1,124 fully edited and encoded) by 1,456 authors. See this page for more information. Collection last updated on September 3, 2005.