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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® (2000 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index® (2000-present), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™ (2000-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: ).
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.
Interface change coming soon! The FirstSearch platform will transition to WorldCat Discovery on December 31, 2015. 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, 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.