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American Civil War Research DatabaseThe American Civil War Research Database is the definitive online resource for researching the individuals, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War. This database contains indexed, searchable information on over 4 million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with over 17,000 photographs. With thousands of regimental rosters and officer profiles, the database will continue to grow as new information is loaded semiannually.
Locations: MSL
Remote Access: Available

American Civil War: Letters and DiariesContains 2,009 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of diaries, letters and memoirs. Each source has been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies. This database includes 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts.
Locations: MSL
Remote Access: Available

American National Biography OnlineThe 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.

Licensed Number of Users :
USM: 2-5
USM-L/A: 2-5
LAW: 2-5
UM: 1

Alt Title: ANB Online
Locations: UM, USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Annual Review of Population Lawdatabase of summaries and excerpts of law and regulations worldwide relating to population policies, reproductive rights and health, women's status and rights, children and adolescents, HIV/AIDS and related topics.
Coverage: 1974 to present
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science)Provides access to the Social Sciences Citation Index®, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™, as well as other databases from the Search pull-down menu. Databases and the years they cover may vary by subscribing institution. . 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 Maine: 1975 to present
University of Southern Maine : 2000+

Locations: UM, USM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Book Review Digest Retrospective, 1905-1982Provides excerpts from, and citations to, reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction.
Coverage: 1905-1982
Locations: UM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Books in Print (Global Edition)Global Books in Print is a comprehensive database of over comprehensive database of almost 20 million book, e-book, audio book, and video titles available from 43 different markets worldwide in English and Spanish. GlobalBooksInPrint.com features over 462,000 tables of contents, 3.4 million annotations, and 3.5 million reviews of titles by more than 426,000 publishers, as well as extensive cover images and author biographies. Other features are the readers' advisory services Non-Fiction Connection and Fiction Connection, the BIP Alert service, a directory of publishers and distributors with links to home pages, and award and bestseller lists. The user may create, download, and e-mail lists of records.
Alt Title: Books in Print
Locations: UM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

British History OnlineBritish History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles...From Homepage viewed May 26, 2008
Coverage: 11th Century -
Locations: LAW
Format: internet
Remote Access: Available

British Library: Explore the World's KnowledgeThis website contains comprehensive information about the Library, the scope of its collections, and how to use its services. There is a range of catalogues for different types of material, thousands of images and hundreds of sound samples. --About us viewed September 19, 2007 Includes links to search main site and select catalogs including an Integrated Catalog Search
Alt Title: British Library
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

British PeriodicalsBritish Periodicals provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images. Fogler Library has access to Collection I and Collection II.
Coverage: Varies by Title
Locations: UM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Cabell's Directories of Publishing OpportunitiesCabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities provides information on journals in business, including accounting, economics and finance, management, and marketing. Information covered includes: journal topics published, acceptance rates, difficulty of acceptance, review type, time to review, time to publication, manuscript specifications, contact information, and submission procedures. Results may be sorted by journal impact factor and other criteria.
Locations: UM
Remote Access: Available

Catalog of U.S. Government PublicationsThe 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 Publications --Description viewed 1/3/07
Alt Title: Catalog of United States government publications
Coverage: More than 500,000 records generated since July 1976 are contained in the CGP and it is updated daily. - - Description viewed 1/3/07
Locations: USM, LAW
Remote Access: Available

Choice Reviews OnlineChoice Reviews Online provides reviews of academic books and other resources, including online sources, for academic libraries and users. It includes bibliographic essays and feature articles, forthcoming titles lists, Outstanding Academic Titles (OATs), and editorials.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Chronicling America: historic American newspapersThis 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
Locations: USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Credo ReferenceCredo Reference has over 3.4 million entries from more than 600 encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, guides, and atlases in all fields. Sources are selected from major publishers, including Routledge, SAGE, Cambridge University Press, Wiley, Elsevier and many others. Also includes images, audio files, and video.
Coverage: Varies
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Current Research @ University of MaineCurrent Research @ University of Maine is a subset of the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database. It allows the user to conduct a search restricted to University of Maine dissertations. Most UMaine dissertations from 1996 to present are freely available in PDF full-text, because Fogler Library and The University of Maine Graduate School subscribe to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses.
Alt Title: Current Research at University of Maine
Coverage: From 1996
Locations: UM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

DART - Europe E-theses PortalA searchable database of full-test theses from 232 European Universities. Search by title, author, keyword, and limit by date and country. The database is updated daily and contains over 130,000 full-text theses, the earliest from 1597.
Coverage: From 1597
Locations: UM, LAW
Remote Access: Available

ECLAS :European Commission Libraries catalogueEuropean Commission union catalogue of holdings of network libraries. Includes internet resources with hyperlinks.
Alt Title: European Commission Libraries catalogue
Locations: USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Encyclopaedia IranicaThe Encyclopædia Iranica is a comprehensive research tool dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and the Indian subcontinent. From home page viewed February 4, 2013
Alt Title: Encyclopedia Iranica
Locations: UMPI, LAW
Remote Access: Available

Encyclopedia of Human RightsEncyclopedia 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.
Locations: USM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

European LibraryThe European library webservice is a portal which offers access to the combined resources (books, magazines, journals - both digital and non-digital) of the ... national libraries of Europe.
Locations: USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

EuropeanaLinks to 2 million digital items, including images, texts, sound and video, from Europe's museums, galleries, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections.Funded by the European Commission and the member states
Locations: USM, LAW
Remote Access: Available

Foreign Law GuideCurrent sources of codes and basic legislation in jurisdictions of the world -- Web page viewed October 1, 2007
Locations: USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Foundation Directory Online ProfessionalThe Foundation Directory Online Professional provides information on U.S. grantmakers and their grants. Includes 80,000 detailed funder profiles for foundations, corporate giving programs, and donors; over 359,000 trustee, officer, and donor names; program details and application guidelines; charts depicting grant distributions by subject, geographic, and demographic focus; searching across over 250,000 Form 990 entries; and foundation news, requests for proposals, publications, and job postings. Updated weekly.

University of Maine faculty and staff considering foundation funding must read and review all of the documents provided by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at: http://umaine.edu/orsp/award-process/pre-award/identify-funding/non-profit-foundations.

Locations: UM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Franco American LibraryFranco American Library is a bibliography of the histories of community, ethnicity, immigration, and labor in the United States as they relate to French, French-Canadian, and Franco-American cultures. It is categorized by subject and mapped by location. Franco American Library is produced by the Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine, with the support of Le Centre de la francophonie des Ameriques.
Alt Title: Bibliothèque Franco-Américaine
Locations: UM, LAW
Remote Access: Available

Google book searchSearch the full text of Books .. You can see books in Full View if the book is out of copyright, or if the publisher or author has asked to make the book fully viewable. The Full View allows you to view any page from the book, and if the book is in the public domain, you can download, save and print a PDF version … If the publisher or author has given us permission, you can see a limited number of pages from the book as a preview…The Snippet View, like a card catalog, shows information about the book plus a few snippets … [with] No Preview Available like a card catalog, you're able to see basic information about the book. …For every book, you'll see links directing you to bookstores where you can buy the book and libraries where you can borrow it. -- From About Google Book Search April 24, 2009
Alt Title: Book search
Locations: LAW
Format: internet
Remote Access: Available

Google patentsEach patent search includes the patent summary, claims, drawings, citations, and referenced by notes. Patents are from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office dating as far back as 1790. As of June 2010 there are about seven million patents. Applications, international patents, and those approved in the past few months are not included
Alt Title: Patents
Locations: UM, USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Governments on the WWWComprehensive database of governmental institutions on the World Wide Web: parliaments, ministries, offices, law courts, embassies, city councils, public broadcasting corporations, central banks, multi-governmental institutions etc. Includes also political parties. Online since June 1995. Contains more than 17000 entries from more than 220 countries and territories as of June 2002. -- Start page viewed October 20, 2010
Alt Title: Governments on the World Wide Web
Locations: LAW
Format: internet
Remote Access: Available

Humanities International IndexThe 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.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited

To check coverage: https://www.ebsco.com/title-lists

Alt Title: American Humanities Index
Coverage: From 1925
Locations: USM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Images of the American Civil War Images of the American Civil War: Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera presents 50,000 contemporaneous photographs at completion, including nearly 30,000 wartime recruiting posters, envelopes, and ephemera. These dramatic images present a historical account of the war—and a view of nineteenth-century America more broadly—from social, military, and political perspectives. This database’s extensive organization and indexing let you go directly to images covering casualties, home life, prisons, hospitals, posters, weaponry, transportation, political and military leaders, and other broad topics; easily move from one image to others associated with the same battle or campaign; find images by place, photographer, or publisher; or even locate pictures by setting (interior, exterior, or studio photographs).
Locations: MSL
Remote Access: Available

InCites Journal Citation ReportsInCities: Journal Citation Reports allows the user to evaluate and compare the impact of journals. Journals can be displayed by subject area and organized by impact factor, total citations to the journal, immediacy index, total number of articles, and cited-half life. Individual journal titles can be searched. A journal’s impact factor is defined by JCR as the number of citations to articles published in a 2-year period divided by the number of articles published during those same 2 years. JCR indexes over 5,900 journals from the sciences and over 1,700 journals from the social sciences. Please read “Using Journal Citation Reports Wisely” in the Information for New Users window.
Alt Title: Journal Citation Reports
Coverage: From 2005
Locations: UM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Journal Citation ReportsInCities: Journal Citation Reports allows the user to evaluate and compare the impact of journals. Journals can be displayed by subject area and organized by impact factor, total citations to the journal, immediacy index, total number of articles, and cited-half life. Individual journal titles can be searched. A journal’s impact factor is defined by JCR as the number of citations to articles published in a 2-year period divided by the number of articles published during those same 2 years. JCR indexes over 5,900 journals from the sciences and over 1,700 journals from the social sciences. Please read “Using Journal Citation Reports Wisely” in the Information for New Users window.
Alt Title: InCites Journal Citation Reports
Coverage: From 2005
Locations: UM
Remote Access: Available

JSTORJSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. JSTOR's moving wall policy for its journal archives means there is often a gap from 1-10 years between the most recently published issue and the date of the most recent issue available in JSTOR. The Current Scholarship Collection provides current journal subscriptions from several academic publishers. Books at JSTOR provides scholarly e-book monographs from a variety of university and other presses. Available JSTOR content varies by library.

Bangor Public Library subscribes to Public Library Collection I & II, and selected e-books.

Maine State Library subscribes to selected e-books.

The University of Maine [Orono] subscribes to Arts & Sciences I - XIV and Life Sciences, Ireland Collection, selected Current Scholarship Collection journals, and selected e-books.

The University of Maine at Augusta subscribes to Arts & Sciences I, III, VII, VIII, and selected e-books.

The University of Maine at Farmington subscribes to Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV and V; and selected e-books.

The University of Maine at Fort Kent subscribes to selected Current Scholarship Collection journals, and selected e-books.

The University of Maine at Machias subscribes to Arts & Sciences I & II, and selected e-books.

The University of Maine at Presque Isle subscribes to Arts & Sciences II, and selected e-books.

The University of Southern Maine subscribes to Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII; Music; Mathematics & Statistics; selected Current Scholarship Collection journals; and selected e-books.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

National Security ArchiveAn independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The Archive also serves as a repository of government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States... The Archive obtains its materials through a variety of methods, including the Freedom of Information act, Mandatory Declassification Review, presidential paper collections, congressional records, and court testimony. Archive staff members systematically track U.S. government agencies and federal records repositories for documents that either have never been released before, or that help to shed light on the decision-making process of the U.S. government and provide the historical context underlying those decisions -- From About the National Security Archive viewed September 22, 2010
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

OAIsterOAIster is a union catalog of digital resources ... such as: digitized (i.e., scanned) books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, [and] datasets. -- From About pages?
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Open vault :WGBH media library and archivesWelcome to Open Vault, the home of WGBH Media Library and Archives (MLA). We provide online access to unique and historically important content produced by the public television and radio station WGBH. The ever-expanding site contains video, audio, images, searchable transcripts, and resource management tools, all of which are available for individual and classroom learning.-- From about us viewed June 30, 2011
Alt Title: WGBH media library and archives
Locations: LAW
Format: internet
Remote Access: Available

Oxford BibliographiesOxford Bibliographies is a collection of disciplined-based subject modules in which leading scholars recommend and summarize the most important and significant sources in each subject. Citations link out to URSUS and other sources. Fogler Library has access (or will have access when published) to the modules for Atlantic History, Buddhism, Education, Hindu Studies, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work. Updated quarterly.

USM has access to Education, Linguistics, Political Science and Public Health.

Locations: UM, USM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Oxford Dictionary of the Middle AgesThe Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages covers all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. It is designed both for medievalists, who need a detailed and reliable reference tool, and for students and general readers seeking an accessible guide to the period. Over 800 scholars have assembled thousands of comprehensive entries, supplemented by hundreds of illustrations and dozens of maps.
Locations: UM
Remote Access: Available

Oxford English DictionaryThe 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.
Alt Title: OED Online
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Oxford Reference OnlineOxford 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.
Locations: UM, USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

PIVOT

PIVOT is an integrated resource combining a database of funding opportunities with researcher profiles. It can be used to facilitate research endeavors, collaborative activities, travel, curriculum development, conferences, fellowships, post-doctoral positions, equipment acquisition, and operating or capital expenses, among others. Sources of information include federal and regional governments, foundations, professional societies, associations, and corporations. Scientist and scholar profiles in COS Pivot include contact information, links, positions held, publications, patents, funding received, and a first-person narrative describing current research activities and expertise.

University of Maine users may register for an account using a maine.edu email address, then claim and edit their own profile. Users should consult the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs when seeking and managing research grants, contracts, and other extramural funding. Please note: For many funding opportunities, there are limits to the number of proposals that may be submitted from a single institution. University of Maine researchers are responsible for identifying such limitations and following the University's Limited Competition procedure. The University of Maine may reject proposals that fail to follow this procedure.

Alt Title: COS PIVOT, also formerly called Community of Science
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

ProQuest Digital Dissertations & Theses A&IIndex to dissertations from 1861 to the present, representing the work of authors worldwide. Masters theses from 1962 on are also indexed for some institutions (does not include University of Maine System masters theses). Includes searchable abstracts for dissertations published from 1980 on, and for theses published from 1988 on. For library users at the University of Maine, database access also includes the full text of dissertations written at UMaine after 1996.
Locations: USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Readers Guide Retrospective, 1890-1982Indexes the most popular general periodicals published in the US. For coverage after 1982, see Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature in reference or Academic Search Premier online.
Coverage: 1890-1982
Locations: UM
Remote Access: Available

referenceUSAThe premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. It includes 9 different databases of U.S. and Canadian residential and business listings.
Locations: BPL, MSL
Remote Access: Available

SAGE Journals OnlineSAGE 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 and ejournals@umaine (www.library.umaine.edu/ejournals/).
Locations: UM, USM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Science Citation Index (Web of Science)Provides access to the Science Citation Index®, Social Sciences Citation Index®, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™, as well as other databases from the Search pull-down menu. Databases and the years they cover may vary by subscribing institution. 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 Maine: Web of Science Core Collection (Science & Social Sciences citation indexes, 1900-present; Arts & Humanities, 1975-present; Conference Proceedings Citation Index, 1990-present; Book Citation Index, 1990-present; Current Chemical Reactions, Index Chemicus); BIOSIS Citation Index; BIOSIS Previews, 1926-present; Current Contents Connect; Data Citation Index; Derwent Innovations Index; MEDLINE; SciELO Citation Index; Zoological Record. Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators are also available.

University of Southern Maine: Science, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities Citation Indexes, 2000-present

Locations: UM, USM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science)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 Maine: 1956 to present
University of Southern Maine: 2000+

Locations: UM, USM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

UNBISnet: UN Bibliographic Information SystemUN publications and documentation indexed by the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library and the Library of the UN Office of Geneva. Also included are non-UN publications held in the collection of the Dag Hammarskjold Library.
Coverage: 1979-
Locations: USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

UNECE statistical databaseMacroeconomic Statistics and Gender Statistics, users can download free of charge
Alt Title: United Nations. Economic Commission for Europe statistical database
Locations: LAW
Remote Access: Available

WexWex is a free legal dictionary and encyclopedia sponsored and hosted by the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School. Wex entries are collaboratively created and edited by legal experts. -- From homepage viewed April 4, 2013
Locations: UMPI, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

You may also wish to consult these more general indexes:

Academic Search CompleteAcademic 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 scholarly, popular, trade, and special interest serials, and a total of more than 12,000 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and more. Updated daily.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, LAW
Remote Access: Available

ADAMS (Agencywide Documents Access and Management System)The Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) is an information system that provides access to 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. Fogler Library at the University of Maine is the repository for an NRC technical report collection on microfiche, numbering nearly one hundred thousand documents. The fiche are housed in the Library Annex, with 24-hour advance notice required for staff retrieval. Fogler Library's collection dates only through October, 1999. However, the NRC continues to add several hundred new documents to ADAMS daily.
Alt Title: ADAMS
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

American FactFinderU.S. Census Bureau's gateway to statistics from popular data resources including the Decennial Census, the American Community Survey, the Economic Census, the Annual Survey of Manufactures, and others
Locations: UM, UMA, UMFK, UMM, USM, LAW
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

Annual Review of Population Lawdatabase of summaries and excerpts of law and regulations worldwide relating to population policies, reproductive rights and health, women's status and rights, children and adolescents, HIV/AIDS and related topics.
Coverage: 1974 to present
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Anthropological Index Online - Royal Anthropological InstituteIndex 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*/39/*s to the present
Locations: UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries AbstractsIndex 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.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited

Coverage: From 1971.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

ArchiveGridArchiveGrid is a search engine for descriptions of archival collections held by numerous respositories around the world.
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

ArchivesSpace: Raymond H. Fogler Library Special CollectionsArchivesSpace provides search and browse functions for descriptions of many of the manuscript collections held by Raymond H. Fogler Library's Special Collections Department. The collections cover a wide range of subjects reflecting historical events, business, education, arts, and sciences, in Maine and beyond. These original sources include corporate records, personal and family papers, university records, and oral history interviews. Collection finding aids may be downloaded. Most materials described in ArchivesSpace have not been digitized. For more information about access options, or to arrange an appointment to view materials, contact Special Collections.
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

arXiv e-Print ArchiveStarted in August 1991, arXiv.org (formerly xxx.lanl.gov) is an archive and distribution server for research articles in physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology and statistics. arXiv is maintained and operated by the Cornell University Library with guidance from the arXiv Scientific Advisory Board and the arXiv Sustainability Advisory Group, and with the help of numerous subject moderators. Users can retrieve papers from arXiv via the web interface. Registered authors may use our web interface to submit their articles to arXiv. Authors can also update their submissions if they choose, though previous versions remain available. Listings of newly submitted articles in areas of interest are available via the web interface, via RSS feeds, and by subscription to automatic email alerts.
Alt Title: arXiv.org
Locations: UM, UMFK
Format: Website
Remote Access: Available

Avalon Project at Yale Law SchoolContains digital documents relevant to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy and government
Alt Title: Documents in law, history and diplomacy
Coverage: Pre 18th Century to current
Locations: UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

bioRxivebioRxiv is a free online archive for unpublished preprints in all aspects of the the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution. Articles are not peer-reviewed, edited, or typeset, however all submissions have been screened for non-scientific content and are checked for plagiarism. If a preprint found in bioRxiv has been published in a journal, it will include a link to the published version. Authors are welcome to post preprints in order to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community, as well as receive feedback on draft manuscripts before they are submitted to a journal.
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

Chemical Data Access Tool (CDAT)Use CDAT to find health and safety information submitted to EPA under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), including a broad range of health and safety information reported by industry under TSCA Sections 4,5, 8(d), and 8(e), unpublished, nonconfidential studies covering chemical testing results and adverse effects of chemicals on health and ecological systems, health and environmental effects information obtained through the High Production Volume (HPV) Challenge, and recently declassified confidential business information.
Locations: UM
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

CogPrints Electronic ArchiveSearchable 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.
Alt Title: Cognitive sciences eprint archive
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Congressional BillsAll published versions of bills from the 103rd (1993-1994) Congress forward
Coverage: 103rd (1993-94)-
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Congressional Research Service ReportsIncludes selected Congressional Research Service reports, indexed and searchable.
Locations: USM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

CRIS - Current Research Information SystemA 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.
Alt Title: Current research information system
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

DigitalCommons@UMaineDigital Commons at UMaine provides access to the scholarly, educational, and creative works of the University of Maine community. It contains over 12,000 full-text works from over 700 academic disciplines, including theses and dissertations, and provides links to other Maine Digital Commons as well as the global Digital Commons Network.
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

Directory of Open Access JournalsProvides 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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

DOE Data Explorer (DDE)Use the DOE Data Explorer (DDE) to find scientific research data - such as computer simulations, numeric data files, figures and plots, interactive maps, multimedia, and scientific images - generated in the course of DOE-sponsored research in various science disciplines. The DOE Data Explorer provides access both to collections and to individual datasets that have been submitted to OSTI by their creator, by a DOE National Laboratory, or by a DOE Data Center
Alt Title: Department of Energy Data Explorer
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

DTIC OnlineDTIC Online, from the Defense Technical Information Center, is available to the general public, free of charge. The database provides access to citations and abstracts of unclassified unlimited documents that have been entered into DTIC's Technical Reports Collection, as well as the electronic full-text of many of these documents. Some of the serial titles indexed are listed at http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/scampi/list.html.
Alt Title: DTIC Online: Information for the Defense Community
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

EBSCO Ebook CollectionThe 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. Click the links below to browse lists of e-book titles available through the license for the State of Maine.
4,480 Netlibrary titles
3,405 Project Gutenberg public domain titles

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. Also, University of Maine patrons may see the option to Download this ebook (offline) for some titles, using Adobe Digital Editions. Help pages for this option are here
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

EBSCOHost MobileThe new EBSCOhost Mobile application is tailor-made for the smaller screens of mobile devices, and offers the most important EBSCOhost features and functionality right in the palm of your hand.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

EconLitContains 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.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited

Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Environment CompleteEnvironment 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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

EspacenetThis 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
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Foreign Law TranslationsThis site is a resource for French, German, Italian, Austrian and Israeli legal materials in the fields of constitutional, administrative, contract and tort law.
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Gale Literary SourcesIncludes: 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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

GeoRefProduced 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.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited

Coverage: 1785+ for North America and 1933+ for the rest of the world.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

GeoRef in ProcessGeoRef 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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

GeoRef Preview DatabaseThis 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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Global Legal Information NetworkA public database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations.
Alt Title: GLIN
Locations: LAW
Remote Access: Available

Google ScholarGoogle Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. Personal iGoogle Scholar configurations may not be available when accessing library licensed resources. Access to library licensed resources may require logging out of personal iGoogle account.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

GreenFILEGreenFILE 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; on corporate response such as alternative energies used in the business sector; or on local or government impact such as environmental laws and studies.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Hobbies and Crafts Reference CenterHobbies & 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
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

IngentaConnectIndex 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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Justia Regulation TrackerProvides free access to Federal rules, proposed rules, notices, administrative orders, executive orders, and proclamations.
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

LaTeXSearchLaTeXSearch allows users to locate and view equations within Springer's corpus of literature that contain specific LaTeX code, or similar LaTex code. Springer's similarity algorithms normalize and compare LaTeX strings so that, if similar equations are written slightly differently, the outputs are normalized and matched, granting the broadest possible search result sets. Users are given direct access to the LaTeX source code used to generate the equations that are seen in the online and print versions of journal articles, and may search by copying and pasting LaTeX code from their own work directly into the search box.
Alt Title: LaTeXSearch Mathematical Equations in Science Publications
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)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.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited

Coverage: Varies by title
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Maine Bicentennial CollectionThe Maine Bicentennial collection on DigitalCommons@UMaine comprises documents from Raymond H. Fogler Library's Special Collections that the library has selected as relevant to the 1820-2020 statehood celebration. The full-text documents and images provide a variety of perspectives on political, economic, social, business, and ethical issues that remain of contemporary interest in discussions on Maine today.
Coverage: 1786-1840
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

Maine Collection in HathiTrust Digital LibraryThe HathiTrust Maine Collection is a subset of HathiTrust records for digitized books and other materials that are related to the state of Maine. Both in-copyright and public domain content form the collection. Public domain content in the database may be viewed online. Although the in-copyright material (typically material published since 1923) cannot be viewed in full text format, it is included because all texts in HathiTrust may be searched by keyword, resulting in page number references which can be helpful to researchers.
Coverage: Varies by title.
Locations: UM, UMFK
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

Maine Dataverse NetworkThe Maine Dataverse Network is a cloud-based data repository intended to facilitate data sharing among the research community in accordance with NSF and other granting authority data management plan requirements. It offers researchers in Maine a convenient and secure method of sharing and archiving data. Some content is designated open access. It is hosted and maintained by the Advanced Computing Group at the University of Maine, which was created in 2013 via funding and a formal agreement between the University of Maine, the University of Maine System, and Maine EPSCoR.
Alt Title: Maine Dataverse
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

Maine Memory NetworkThe Maine Memory Network, a project of the Maine Historical Society, provides access to thousands of historical items belonging to over 200 organizations from across Maine.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

Maine Music BoxThe 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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Maine News Index OnlineCreated 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
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Maine NewsstandIndex to and full text coverage of five Maine newspapers: Bangor Daily News, 7/1/1993-present; Kennebec Journal (Augusta), 8/21/2005-present); Portland Press Herald, 9/30/1995-present; Sun Journal (Lewiston), 1/26/2006-present; Morning Sentinel (Waterville), 8/21/2005-present. Selected business coverage of the Maine Times (2/4/94-4/25/02) is also included. There is selective coverage of some earlier years, and some gaps in the coverage listed above, for these titles; consult the ProQuest title list for more information. Updated daily.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited

Alt Title: Maine State Newspaper Package
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Maine Revised StatutesMaine Revised Statutes current to the [Session Number] Legislature
Alt Title: Maine Statutes
Coverage: Current to the [Session Number] Legislature
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Maine Superior Court DecisionsFull 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
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Maine Town and City OrdinancesThis is a collection of links to Maine town and city ordinances, organized by county.
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

MEDLINEMEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database that indexes medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,600 biomedical journals. Many MEDLINE citations link to full text that is available in other EBSCO databases or library journal subscriptions.

Coverage: 1946 +
Coverage: Coverage from 1966.
Locations: UMA
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

MEMAP (Maine Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program Index)This index lists long-term projects and programs that are systematically monitoring or assessing environmental factors in Maine, from breeding amphibians to ozone, weather and water quality. It includes information about each project such as the resource being monitored, the watershed in which monitoring occurs, the geographic scope of the project, the year it was started, monitoring objectives, basic sampling plan, whether or not volunteers participate, and who to contact for data, findings, or more information.
Alt Title: MEMAP
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

MetaLib | GPOMetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, USM-L/A, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

Municipal Code CorporationA collection of municipal codes, organized by state.
Alt Title: Municode.com
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

National Agricultural Library Digital CollectionsThe National Agricultural Library Digital Repository is a searchable database of primarily historical agricultural documents.  Documents include Economic Research Service publications, bulletins, reports, books, handbooks, yearbooks, and leaflets.  Searching is by keyword with full use of Boolean operators and, or, and not.  Searches can be limited by year and by particular publication.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts DatabaseContains 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.
Alt Title: NCJRS abstracts database
Coverage: 1970-present
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

National Technical Information Service Technical ReportsThis 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
Alt Title: NTIS
Coverage: 1990 +
Locations: UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

National Transportation LibrarySubject concentrations include general transportation, surface, and water transportation. Special topics include: bridge construction and maintenance, driver studies, engineering, highways and highway safety, history of transportation, land utilization, marine engineering, mass transit, merchant marine, navigation, oceanography, pipelines, railroads, ships and shipbuilding, statistics, traffic engineering, traffic surveys and forecasts, urban transportation, and waterways One of the NTL’s fastest-growing collections is exclusively digital, serving as a permanent archive for statistical, technical, research and policy documents required by researchers and decision makers and provided to NTL by federal, state, local, tribal and other government agencies. The Library also maintains a sizable law collection. It includes general legal materials, with a specialty in government administration, as well as materials specifically related to transportation law.
Alt Title: RITA: National Transportation Library
Locations: UM, LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

NatureNature is an international, interdisciplinary weekly journal of science. It publishes peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, and other factors. Nature also provides interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public. Online sections include news & comment, research, careers & jobs, and audio & video. All URSUS libraries have access from January 1997 to present. University of Maine [Orono] subscription access is 1869 to present.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

NISEE Database of University Research Reports SeriesIndex to technical reports from seven earthquake engineering and structural mechanics laboratories.
Coverage: From 1971
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

NoveList K-8 PlusA 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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

NoveList PlusReader’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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

Nuremberg Trials ProjectThis database contains nearly one million pages of information and digital images relating to the 1945 trial of the Nazi leaders before the International Military Tribunal.
Locations: LAW
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Oceanic AbstractsIndex 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.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited

Coverage: From 1981.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

OECD iLibraryThe OECD iLibrary indexes books, papers, statistics, glossaries, and the OECD Factbook, published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Many OECD publications in the database are freely available to read online in PDF or other formats. Publications not available online may be requested via Interlibrary Loan or suggested for purchase.
Coverage: Varies by title.
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

PubMed Dietary Supplement SubsetODS [Office of Dietary Supplements] and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this Dietary Supplement Subset of NLM's PubMed ... The subset is designed to limit search results to citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

Scribner Writers SeriesScribner Writers Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited

Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Statistical Abstract of the United StatesThe U.S. Census Bureau terminated the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program (including the Statistical Abstract of the U.S. and its supplemental products, the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book) effective October 1, 2011. This site provides Statistical Abstract publications for 1878 to 2012, with free access to thousands of statistical tables drawn from published and unpublished data from federal agencies, plus some state and private sources.
Locations: UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Teacher Reference CenterTeacher 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.
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Thomas RegisterDirectory 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
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Remote Access: Available

TI Technical ArticlesHere you can find links to technical articles written by TI engineering experts for engineering trade magazines. Topics include how to select or design with amplifiers, data converters, clocks, interface and power management. They also address applications, such as audio, industrial, medical, high reliability and many others. Several sorting options can help you with your search.
Alt Title: Texas Instruments Technical Articles
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

TOXNETCluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas. Includes TOXLINE, Hazardous Substances Data Bank, ChemIDplus chemical information database, and other resources.
Coverage: Varies
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

TRID: the TRIS & ITRD DatabaseTRID is the world's largest and most comprehensive bibliographic resource on transportation research information. It is produced and maintained by the Transportation Research Board of the US National Academies with sponsorship by State Departments of Transportation, the various administrations at the U.S. Department of Transportation, and other sponsors of TRB's core technical activities. ITRD is produced by ITRD member organizations under the sponsorship of Joint Transport Research Centre (collectively JTRC) of the International Transport Forum and Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and ITRD. TRID covers all modes and disciplines of transportation and contains more than 900,000 records of published research. Over 64,000 records contain links to full-text documents.
Alt Title: Transportation Research Information Service
Coverage: 1960’s +
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Twayne's Authors SeriesOffers 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: 3

Coverage: 1999-
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

UNICEF: Innocenti Report CardsIn keeping with UNICEF's mandate to advocate for children in every country, the Centre's Report Card series focuses on the well-being of children in industrialized countries. Each Report Card includes a league table ranking the countries of the OECD according to their record on the subject under discussion. The Report Cards are designed to appeal to a wide audience while maintaining academic rigour.
Coverage: June 2000 -
Locations: UM, LAW
Format: PDF
Remote Access: Available

URSUSURSUS is a shared library system that brings together the seven University of Maine System libraries and combines them with the collections of the Bangor Public Library, the Maine State Library and the Maine Law and Legislative Reference Library. Together the URSUS collection provides access to over three million unique titles.
Locations: UM
Format: Online
Remote Access: Available

Value Line Research CenterThe Value Line Research Center includes online 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 Small/Mid Cap Survey, The Value Line Mutual Fund Advisor, The Value Line Options Survey, The Value Line Convertibles Survey, and The Value Line Special Situation Service. The Value Line Research Center is available in Maine academic institutions. Updated daily.

Licensed Number of Users: 6

Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available

Wall Street JournalSelect Publication Search Tab and then type in or scroll through alphabetic list to link to the Wall Street Journal.
Index to and full text coverage of the nation's leading business daily from 1984.

Licensed Number of Users: Unlimited

Coverage: Coverage from 1984
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WorldCat.orgWorldCat.org is a free version of the OCLC online union catalog. It contains millions of bibliographic records cataloged by OCLC member libraries worldwide for materials including books, manuscripts, websites and internet resources, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films and slides, newspapers, journals and magazines, sound recordings, articles, and videos. WorldCat.org identifies the closest member libraries that own an item, based on one's zip code, province, state, or country entry. Updated daily
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Wright American FictionA full-text collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. There are currently (August 2002) 2,341 texts included of the 2,923 in the original bibliography (2,027 unedited, 314 fully edited and encoded) by 1,150 authors.
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