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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of more than 140,000 federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research on criminal justice.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.
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.
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: