Index to the literature of public and social policy, and other aspects of social sciences. Includes journal articles, serials, books, government documents, directories, and public, intergovernmental, and private organization reports. Updated monthly. Coverage: Coverage from 1914+
Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology Online presents comprehensive toxicological data for industrial compounds from metals to synthetic polymers. Information for each compound includes CAS numbers, RTECS numbers, physical and chemical properties, threshold limit values (TLV's), permissible exposure limits (PEL's), maximum workplace concentrations (MAK), and biological tolerance values for occupational exposures (BAT)
PEARL is designed to improve access to information on over 5700 Maine lakes. It is a cooperative effort initiated, coordinated, and maintained at the University of Maine by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research ( GMC ) and the UMaine Department of Spatial Information Science and Engineering ( SIE ).
Physical Education Index indexes peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, and more. Topics include physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance, sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, sport sociology/psychology, health education, and physical therapy. Includes abstracts from 2001. Updated monthly. Coverage: 1970 -current
The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage. Update Frequency Monthly. Coverage: 1871-current
Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 270 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.
POPLINE®(POPulation information onLINE) covers reproductive health, population, family planning, and related health issues. Includes references on population law and policy, demography, maternal and child health, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, development programs, and environmental issues. Coverage: From 1950
Primary Search provides full text from nearly 70 children’s magazines appropriate for elementary schools and children’s reading rooms. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 140 magazines. Other full text sources include: The World Almanac of the U.S.A. and The World Almanac for Kids; EBSCO’s Encyclopedia of Animals; Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia; full text for over 300 pamphlets; and Essential Documents of American History including The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, The Federalist Papers and the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This database is updated weekly on EBSCOhost. To check coverage:http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/prh-periodicals.htm
Indexes and provides full-text access to over 500 journals from 37 scholarly publishers. Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. Coverage: 1993+ (varies by title)
Index to dissertations from 1861 to the present, representing the work of authors from over 1,000 North American graduate schools and European universities. Includes the 350-word abstracts written by the author for those dissertations published after 1979. More limited coverage of master's theses from 1962 on (UM theses are not included); citations for those published after 1987 include 150-word abstracts. Database includes full text of dissertations written at the University of Maine after 1996. ORO: Funded in part by the University of Maine Graduate School.
Full text of more than 500 U.S. and international news sources. Includes The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and the Times of London, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires. Years of coverage vary by title. Maine papers included: Bangor Daily News (1992+), Portland Press Herald (1995+), and selected business coverage from Maine Times(1994-2002) and Central Maine Morning Sentinel (1993-1997).
PsycARTICLES™ is a database of full-text articles from 53 psychology journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals with the exception of ads and editorial board lists. The database is updated daily. Coverage: From 1985
Index to the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. Coverage includes references and abstracts to over 1,300 journals in more than 20 languages, and to book chapters and books in the English language. The database includes information from empirical studies, case studies, surveys, bibliographies, literature reviews, discussion articles, conference reports and dissertations. Updated weekly.
Developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), PubMed is a major medical database. It provides access to bibliographic/abstracting information from MEDLINE, plus out-of-scope citations from certain MEDLINE journals; citations that precede the date that a journal was selected for MEDLINE indexing; and some additional life science journals that submit full-text and receive a qualitative review by NLM. Included are links to many sites with full-text articles. Coverage: 1966-
PubMed Central is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature, developed and managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). Coverage: 1970-current
Over 53 million records of articles, books, reports and conference proceedings in the fields of Science, Technology, Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences, from 1823 up to the present day (with daily updates). Limited full-text availability.
Regional Business News is a collection of full text newswires which incorporates news information from all over the world. Included in this database are A&G Information, Africa News Service, Inter Press Service, Resource News International, South American Business, M2 Communications, PR Newswire, Business Newswire, Canadian Corporate News, News Bytes News Network and Phillips Business Information Highlights. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. In order to maintain the most current collection of news, this database contains the most recent 30 days of information from each of these wire sources. Several hundred articles are added to Regional Business News database each day.
An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music and music related disciplines. Dating from 1967 to the present, this database offers indexing of sources published in over 140 languages. It is classified by topic and includes original-language titles, title translations in English and full bibliographic information. Also included are abstracts in English; author, subject, and periodical indexes; and a detailed thesauraus. To check coverage:http://www.rilm.org/journals.html Coverage: 1967 - present