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  • Free online resource A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents & Debates

    Coverage: Full Text
    A Century of Lawmaking brings together the records and acts of Congress from the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention through the 43rd Congress, including the first three volumes of the Congressional Record, 1873-75. Included are the Journals of Congress, statutes and and documents, debates of Congress, Congressional Record, more.

  • Free online resource A Visual Compendium of Roman Emperors

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    a list of the Roman emperors and whenever possible, their busts and/or any other contributions they made to Roman art or architecture. Click on the emperor's name to see his coin portrait.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) Learn how to use this resource

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Multidisciplinary database providing access to peer-reviewed and general interest journals and magazines; book and film reviews; newspapers; and much more.

  • Free online resource AcademicInfo: Subject Guides & Online Degree Programs

    Coverage: Full Text
    An independent online resource center providing information and resources on distance learning and online degrees from accredited institutions. Includes information for finding degree programs, courses, financial aid, and other online resources.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff ACM Digital Library

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Search across Journals, Magazines, Transactions, Proceedings (including USENIX), Newsletters and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) in the ACM Digital Library. Now includes indexing for non-ACM publications: use Find It for full text availability.

  • Free online resource Acronym Finder

    Coverage: Full Text
    Dictionary of over 1,000,000 acronyms, abbreviations, and initalisms. Also provides over 850,000 USA and Canadian postal codes.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff ACS Electronic Journals

    Coverage: Full Text
    Search all 35 peer-reviewed journals and other publications of the American Chemical Society. Journals cover 7 core chemistry categories plus 8 additional categories. Topics: chemistry, biochemistry, chemical neuroscience, industrial & engineering chemistry, physical chemistry, food chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and medicinal chemistry.

  • Free online resource Ad*Access

    Coverage: Full Text
    Ad*Access provides images and information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911-1957 in five main subject areas: Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II. Provided by Duke University Libraries.

  • Free online resource Aegean Prehistoric Archaeology

    Coverage: Full Text
    This site contains information about the prehistoric archaeology of the Aegean. Through a series of lessons and illustrations, it traces the cultural evolution of humanity in the Aegean basin from the era of hunting and gathering (Palaeolithic-Mesolithic) through the early village farming stage (Neolithic) and the formative period of Aegean civilization into the age of the great palatial cultures of Minoan Crete and Mycenaean Greece.

  • Free online resource Aesopica: Aesop's Fables in English, Latin and Greek

    Coverage: Full Text
    Index to and English translations of Aesop's Fables from Latin and Greek along with detailed information on historical editions of the published fables.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Africa Knowledge Project

    Coverage: Full Text
    The Africa Knowledge Project (AKP)disseminates Africa-centered, evidence-based knowledge on Africa and the global African diaspora by providing access to full text e-journals, news, literature and music databases.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff African American Biographical Database (AABD)

    Coverage: Full Text
    Biographical information on thousands of African Americans 1790-1950, assembled from biographical dictionaries and other sources. Includes photos, illustrations, and the complete digitized text of the biographical reference sources. Provided by the Bell endowment.

  • Free online resource Agricola

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Online index of the National Agriculture Library. Locate journal articles, conference papers, books, audiovisuals, and other resources covering all aspects of agriculture and related science, including: laws & regulations, crops, livestock, research & technology, food & nutrition, marketing, trade, and more.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff AIS Conferences Collections (AIS)

    Coverage: Full Text
    Access the proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), In this section, you have access to the research presented in the conference proceedings of both ICIS and AMCIS.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Alternative Press Index [API] (EBSCO) Learn how to use this resource

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    API is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. API coverage is both international and interdisciplinary. Coverage begins in 1991.
    Paper index available from 1971- 1991 in Reference. UMBC holds the Alternative Press backfile in Special Collections.

  • available in Special Collections Amateur Press Publications: Fantasy & Science Fiction

    Coverage: Index Only
    Search for individual issues of science fiction and fantasy fanzines held in Special Collections. Search by keyword or browse by title.

  • Free online resource America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

    Coverage: Full Text
    Annual report presenting a statistical overview of the well-being of America's children. Content includes key indicators in seven domains: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff America: History & Life (Ebsco) Learn how to use this resource

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    America: History and Life (AHL) indexes the historical literature on North America (US and Canada) from antiquity to the present. Includes articles, book reviews, links to full text sources.

  • Free online resource American Bar Association: Public Education

    Coverage: Full Text
    ABA resources for the public about the law and the legal system.

  • Free online resource American FactFinder

    American FactFinder is the Census Bureau’s online tool for accessing a wide variety of population, economic, geographic, and housing information about the United States.

  • Free online resource American Founders Online: An Annotated Guide to Their Papers and Publications

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    The digital resources described in this guide provide online access, in varying degrees, to the personal papers and/or publications of the major founders of the American Republic—that is, those men who served in roles of national political leadership between 1765 and 1815—and members of their families.

  • Free online resource American Heritage Dictionary

    Coverage: Full Text
    The online American Heritage Dictionary provides free access to definitions and variants.

  • Free online resource American Institute of Physics Journals Online

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Search Scitation, an online database of scholarly journals, magazines, conference proceedings, and other special publications. Includes full-text of some journals published by the American Institute of Physics.

  • Free online resource American Memory Collection [Library of Congress]

    Selected digitized full text and image files from the Library of Congress collections. Includes selections from Presidential papers, Congressional documents, maps, pamphlets music and photographs from significant social, cultural and political movements.

  • Free online resource American Museum of Natural History DSpace Digital Repository

    Coverage: Full Text
    The digital repository includes full-text PDFs of AMNH scientific publications,manuscripts, papers and more.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff American National Biography Online

    Coverage: c.975-
    American National Biography [ANB] offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation. The online edition of the ANB is updated quarterly with additions and revisions.

  • Free online resource American Presidency Project

    The American Presidency Project archives contain 87,393 documents related to the study of the Presidency. It has both current information and a document archive of primary sources including the Papers of the Presidents, State of the Union addresses, election statistics, speeches, more.

  • Free online resource American School of Classical Studies at Athens: Digital Library

    Since 1881 the American School has amassed a large collection of books, journals, photographs, notebooks, personal papers, maps, and scientific data sets relating to archaeological projects. This webiste provides a central point of access to these major digital resources and is organized both thematically and by department.

  • available in Special Collections American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) records

    Coverage: 1906-2005
    This collection of records of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) documents the society from its founding in 1906 through the present. This collection includes meetings, publications, correspondence, committees.

  • available in Special Collections American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) records

    Coverage: 1960-1994
    The records of the ASCB document the history of the society beginning with its initial organization in 1961. Correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, accounting & membership files provide a view of the Society's interests and activities.

  • available in Special Collections American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Archives

    The ASM archives house the records of the Society from its founding in 1899 to the present and various collections relating to the history of microbiology.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff AMS Electronic Journals

    Coverage: varies
    Search or browse select journals from the American Mathematical Society.

  • Free online resource Analytical Sciences Digital Library (ASDL)

    The ASDL is a peer-reviewed digital library for the analytical sciences. Sections include analytical techniques, applications, teaching resources, experiments, tutorials, and much more.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Annual Reviews

    Coverage: 1996 - present
    Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 29 focused disciplines within the Biological, Medical, Physical, and Social Sciences. All Annual Reviews series are ranked within the top ten publications for their respective disciplines.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Anthropology Plus (EBSCO) Learn how to use this resource

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Anthropology Plus Provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture and interdisciplinary studies. Coverage from early 19th century.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Anthrosource (Blackwell)

    Coverage: Full Text
    AnthroSource offers full-text results from a searchable database containing past, present and future AAA publications, including more than 250,000 articles from AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins and monographs

  • Free online resource Antibodypedia

    Antibodypedia is a searchable database of antibodies against human proteins developed through collaboration between Antibodypedia AB and the Nature Publishing Group. It aims to provide the research community with information on the effectiveness of specific antibodies in specific applications—to help scientists select the right antibody for the right application.

  • Free online resource Aozora Bunko

    Coverage: Full Text
    This site provides text files of thousands of out of copyright Japanese novels. Some files include rubi pronunciation guides.

  • Free online resource Archaeological Sites in Israel

    A cumulative index to full-text descriptions of archeological sites in Israel. Each record provides a historical context and important features of the site. Also available are links to excavation sites and the Israeli antiquities authority.

  • Free online resource Archaeology in Greece Online

    Coverage: Full Text
    A joint venture of the British School of Athens and the Ecole francais d'Athenes, this is a database of reports, images and maps from virtually every archaeological project in Greece. Searching can be done in English, French, and Greek, reports are in French or English. Projects from 1997- included.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff ArchiveGrid (OCLC)

    Coverage: current
    ArchiveGrid is a database for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions. Records include collection descriptions, content notes, links to Finding Aids (if available) and contact information.

  • Free online resource Archives of Maryland Online

    Coverage: Full Text
    Archives of Maryland Online currently provides access to over 471,000 historical documents that form the constitutional, legal, legislative, judicial, and administrative basis of Maryland's government.

  • Free online resource ArchNet

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    ArchNet serves is a WWW Virtual Library for Archaeology. It provides access to archaeological resources available on the Internet. Information is categorized by geographic region and subject.

  • Free online resource ARIBIB [ARI Bibliographical Database for Astronomical References]

    Coverage: Index Only
    ARIBIB is an online bibliographic database for astronomical references. Search astronomy literature from 1898 through the middle of the year 2000.

  • Free online resource Art & Architecture Thesaurus (Getty)

    Coverage: Full Text
    The Art & Architecture Thesaurus is a reference of over 250,000 terms on art and architectural history, styles, and techniques. It’s one of the Getty Research Institute’s four Getty Vocabularies, a collection of databases that serves as the premier resource for cultural heritage terms, artists’ names, and geographical information, reflecting over 30 years of collaborative scholarship. The other three Getty Vocabularies will be released as Linked Open Data over the coming 18 months.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Art Abstracts (Ebsco) Learn how to use this resource

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Art Abstracts provides comprehensive indexing and abstracts for more than 450 international art publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins. Indexing spans from 1984 to the present.

  • Free online resource Art History Resources on the Web

    Coverage: Index Only
    Index to art history websites with access to images. Includes art from from the various continents, prehistoric to contemporary times, as well as prints and photography. Created and maintained by Art History Prof. Cristopher L.E.C. Whitcombe.

  • Free online resource Artcyclopedia

    A search engine for artists and images. Provides access thousands of artworks from museum sites, image archives and other online resources Also provides biographical information on artists and entries on artistic movements.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff ArticleFirst (OCLC)

    Coverage: Index Only
    A multidisciplinary index of articles published 1990-, from the contents pages of over 16000 journals. Results show full citation and holding libraries (no abstracts).

  • Free online resource ArtLex Dictionary of Art

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Includes over 3600 visual arts terms with definitions, illustrated and heavily cross-referenced with links to image files where possible. Also includes biographical and topical entries and indexes.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Arts & Humanities Citation Index®

    Coverage: 1998-
    Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Science) provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information and cited references found in nearly 1,200 of the world's leading arts & humanities journals, plus individually selected, relevant items from approximately 6,000 of the world's leading science and social sciences journals.

  • Free online resource ArtSource

    Online art jobs database. Access restricted to current UMBC students, faculty and staff. Login required.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff ARTstor Digital Library

    The ARTstor Digital Library is an online resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.

  • Free online resource ARTSYS: The articulation system [USM transfer credit evaluation]

    Designed for evaluating credit equivalencies for Maryland colleges (2 yr and 4 yr) and univeristies. Viewing the online tutorial before use is highly recommened.

  • Free online resource arXiv.org e-Print archive

    Coverage: Full Text
    Open access e-prints in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff ASFA 3: Aquatic Pollution & Environmental Quality (ProQuest)

    Coverage: Index Only
    Indexes and abstracts articles devoted exclusively to research and policy on the contamination of oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and estuaries. A subset of Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management.

  • CD-ROM: ask at Reference Desk ASTM Standards on Disc

    Coverage: Full Text
    Ask at the Reference Desk for full-text on DVD-ROM. Full text of 12,000+ standards for metals, petroleum, construction, the environment and more. Disc must be used at the Reference Desk.

  • Free online resource Athenian Agora Investigations

    Coverage: Full Text
    This website provides access to all the digital archaeological data from the Athenian Agora Excavations done by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Included are excavation reports, images, maps, plans & drawings, and publications.

  • Free online resource Australasian Digital Theses Program

    Coverage: 2000-
    The aim of the ADT program is to establish a distributed database of digital versions of theses produced by the postgraduate research students at Australian universities. The theses will be available worldwide via the web. The ideal behind the program is to provide access to, and promote Australian research to the international community.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff AuthorMapper

    AuthorMapper, an online tool for visualizing scientific research, enables document discovery based on author locations and geographic maps. AuthorMapper searches the Springer Journals collection and offers access to nearly one hundred fifty years’ of articles from more than 1,900 journals available on SpringerLink. Comprehensive coverage includes both current and archival content in all major subject areas including life science, medicine, engineering, mathematics, computer science, business, and law. Use the "MORE OPTIONS" feature for focused searches.

  • Free online resource Avalon Project at Yale Law School: Documents in Law, History, & Diplomacy

    The Avalon Project provides digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. Coverage includes documents from ancient history to the present.

  • Free online resource AWOL: The Ancient World Online

    The primary focus of the blog will be notice and comment on open access material relating to the ancient world, but I will also include other kinds of networked information as it comes available.

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