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  • Free online resource PAL: Perspectives in American Literature

    Coverage: varies
    The major movements and various authors in American literature. Nearly 400 authors, major and minor, are included. Primary works, extensive selected bibliographies, and sometimes major themes, summaries of relevant articles. Includes appendixes.

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

    Coverage: Index Only
    Indexes papers from every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre, 1993-.

  • Free online resource Parallel History Project on Cooperative Security (PHP)

    Coverage: 1946-
    The PHP is a database of full-text materials on cold war international relations, area studies, international business, security and military studies, comparative studies, and human rights; it includes declassified NATO documents and documents from the archives in Eastern and Central Europe plus full text journal articles, analyses, more.

  • available in Special Collections Perry Hall Improvement Association (PHIA) records

    Coverage: 1945-1986
    Includes the documents on the founding and organization of the Association, projects undertaken, membership lists, newspaper clippings and zoning regulations from the period.

  • Free online resource Perseus Online

    Coverage: Full Text
    A digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. The library's materials include ancient texts and translations, philological tools, maps, extensively illustrated art catalogs, and images.

  • Free online resource Perseus Reference Collection

    Coverage: Full Text
    This subset of Perseus contains Greek and Latin dictionaries and full text classical encyclopedias.

  • Free online resource Pharmacy School Admission Requirements

    Coverage: current
    The PSARę is designed to provide the most up-to-date information about each school, including specifics about admission requirements, selection factors, and educational costs for students entering pharmacy school.

  • available in Special Collections Philip M. Wagner papers

    Coverage: 1839-1995, bulk 1942-1989
    This collection contains the documents relating to the life and work of Philip M. Wagner (1904-1996). Wagner served as a columnist and editor at the Baltimore Sun from 1930-1964. The materials are organized into series which reflect the major areas of life & work: personal, Sun Papers & Boordy Vineyards.

  • Free online resource Philo of Alexandria: Resource Pages for Biblical Studies

    Documents pretaining to Philo of Alexandria including encyclopedia articles, online texts, journals devoted to the subject, research conferences and projects, book reviews on Philo studies and more

  • Free online resource PhiloBiblon

    PhiloBiblon is a project to construct a bio-bibliographical database of early texts produced in the Iberian Peninsula, designed to catalog the primary sources of a given corpus of texts along with relevant bibliographic and authority files.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Philosopher's Index (Ebsco) Learn how to use this resource

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    A current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy featuring author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published since 1940. Does not include book reviews.

  • Free online resource Philosophy Pages

    Coverage: varies
    Western philosophers are include along with a dictionary, listing of major figures in philosophy, timeline, history of western philosophy and logic. Most entries have short bibliographies.

  • Free online resource Philosophy Portal - Philosophy Online

    A guide to authoritative, academic philosophy sites on the web. Includes: philosophy movements, great philosophers, and the history of philosophy.

  • Free online resource PhilPapers

    PhilPapers is a comprehensive directory of online philosophy articles and books by academic philosophers. They monitor journals in many areas of philosophy, as well as archives and personal pages. Some features require you to create a free account.

  • Free online resource PhilSci Archive

    Coverage: varies
    An electronic archive for preprints in the philosophy of science. It is offered as a free service to the philosophy of science community.

  • available in Special Collections Photographers & Collections Index (UMBC)

    Coverage: current
    A browsing index to the photography holdings in Special Collections with links to the image records in the Digital Collections.

  • Free online resource Photonics Directory

    Coverage: current
    Searchable glossary of terms related to photonics, a branch of physics that deals with the properties and applications of photons, especially as relates to telecommunications. Includes buyer's guide, corporate guide, and society and university guide.

  • Free online resource Phrase Finder

    Provides access to phrases and sayings, their meanings and origins, euphemisms, quotes from Shakespeare, proverbs and more.

  • Free online resource Physical Constants

    Coverage: current
    CODATA Recommended Values of the Fundamental Physical Constants, via National Institute of Standards and Technology.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (ProQuest)

    Indexes and abstracts the literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, with both current and retrospective coverage.

  • Free online resource PLANTS National Database

    Coverage: current
    Includes scientific and common names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools. Provided by the USDA.

  • Free online resource Poetry Portal

    Coverage: Full Text
    This gateway covers the writing of poetry, interpretation of it, theoretical issues of and connections to other art forms or ideas.

  • Free online resource Poetry Society of America

    Coverage: varies
    Includes access to 'Crossroads' the publication of PSA, and links to resources for readers and writers. Listing of MFA programs, writers' conferences.

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

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Provides abstracts and indexing, and some full text, to political science journals, reference books, monographs, and conference papers. Subject coverage includes comparative politics, international relations, political theory, law and legislation, and more.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Pollution Abstracts (ProQuest)

    Indexes and abstracts pollution literature from conference proceedings and journals. Includes coverage of scientific research and government policies relating to atmosphere, emissions, mathematical models, effects, and environmental action. A subset of Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management.

  • available in Special Collections President's Office records, University Archives.

    The President's Office records is the first campus record collection processed in the UMBC University Archives. The records contain documents relating to all aspects of campus including the development of academic programs, growth of the faculty and staff, events and issues affecting the student body, and the relationship between other University System of Maryland colleges and the Board of Regents with UMBC's administration. This collection will be updated as additional materials are transferred from the President's Office.

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

    Coverage: Full Text
    Primary Search provides full text as far back as 1990 for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)

  • Free online resource Princeton Dante Project

    Coverage: varies
    The Princeton Dante Project combines a traditional approach to the study of Dante's Comedy with new techniques of compiling and consulting data, images, and sound.

  • Free online resource Probing the Past: Virginia and Maryland Probate Inventories, 1740-1810

    Coverage: Full Text
    Probate records provide valuable information about the lifestyles of people during the colonial and early national periods.Included in the database are 325 inventories of the household items that provide insight into furnishings, dining habits & behavior

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

    Coverage: Index Only
    Indexes every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre, 1993-. Contained in each record is a list of the papers presented at each conference.

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

    Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.

  • Free online resource Project Bartleby

    Coverage: Varies
    Bartleby provides access to full text collections of fiction, poetry, nonfiction and reference tools.

  • Free online resource Project Gutenberg

    Coverage: See Index
    Project Gutenberg provides full-text online copies of out-of-copyright works (published pre-1923). Classic books from the start of this century and previous centuries.

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

    Searchable full-text of select journals in the humanities and social sciences. UMBC subscribes to its Basic Undergraduate Collection.

    Access Free Sample Books on Project MUSE Beta Site

  • Free online resource ProtectedPlanet

    Search the World Database on Protected Areas in any language to find information about individual protected areas. Explore the worlds national parks, wilderness areas and world heritage sites.

  • Free online resource Protein Data Bank

    Worldwide depository of information about the three-dimensional structures of large biological molecules, including proteins and nucleic acids.

  • Free online resource Protocols (Science Advisory Board)

    Coverage: Full Text
    An extensive database of research protocols for the biomedical sciences. Protocols are organized by techniques and are fully searchable by key word(s). Protocols are divided into a brief description of the methods, a step-by-step overview of the procedure, a collection of recipes, the supplies needed, and any helpful tips.

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

    Full text of 51 journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations. Funded by the UMBC Psychology Department.

  • Free online resource PsychCentral

    Psychology and mental health resources. Offers descriptions of symptoms and treatments of major psychological disorders.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (Ebsco) Learn how to use this resource

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    This database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles for a broad range of topics in the fields of psychology and behavioral sciences. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.

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

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    PsycINFO abstracts scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations in the behavioral sciences and mental health. It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with journal coverage starting in the 1800s, including international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals.

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

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Updated monthly, PsycTESTS is a repository for ready-to-use tests and measures from the APA. It features instruments that are relevant to psychology and related fields, such as psychiatry, education, medicine, business, social work and more. PsycTESTS provides access to thousands of actual test instruments, most of which are available for immediate download.

  • Free online resource PubChem Project

    Coverage: current
    PubChem is a search tool for chemical information, divided into three areas: Compounds, substances and Bio Assays. Full entries provide information on molecular weigh and formula, structure, properties and links to additional information

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS International) (ProQuest)

    Coverage: Index Only
    PAIS International indexes citations to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature and research reports back to 1972. PAIS Archive contains the records from PAIS Annual Cumulated Bulletin 1915-1976.

  • Free online resource Public Agenda

    Public Agenda is a nonprofit organization that explores public opinion and produces citizen education materials. Their goal is to provide polling and other data to clarify public attitudes about complex policy issues.

  • Free online resource Public Library of Law

    Coverage: varies
    Free legal site: Maryland case law from 1997. Supreme Court cases from 1754, most Federal Circuit Courts from 1950 and state appellate cases from 1997. Keyword searching but no citation searching. Includes links to statutes, codes and constitutions, and paid sites and document packages.

  • Free online resource Public Library of Science

    Coverage: 2003-present
    Searchable, open-access, peer-reviewed journals in Biology and Medicine. Published monthly since October 2003 (Biology), 2004 (Medicine).

  • Free online resource Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States

    Coverage: 1991 - present
    President Clinton's 1996 and 1997 Public Papers. Subsequent Presidential papers, as well as volumes covering previous administrations, will be added on an incremental basis.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff PubMed (Free Medline)

    Coverage: Index Only
    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Includes peer-reviewed articles, case reports, clinical trials, and much more. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • Free online resource Pugwash Online: Conferences on Science & World Affairs

    Coverage: 1957
    The purpose of the Pugwash Conferences is to bring together, from around the world, influential scholars and public figures concerned with reducing the danger of armed conflict and seeking cooperative solutions for global problems. This site offers the full text of Pugwash Conference Reports (1998-), newletters, statements and histories.

  • available in Special Collections Pulps: Adventure, Mystery and Detective Fiction

    Coverage: c.1930-1950
    A title index to the holdings of adventure/mystery pulps in Special Collections. Browse by title or search for a specific story title or author. The index includes approx. 2,500 story titles/authors with new records to be added periodically.

  • available in Special Collections Pulps: Science Fiction & Fantasy

    Coverage: 1930s - present
    Holdings of science fiction and fantasy "pulp" serials held in Special Collections. Includes currently received publications.

  • Free online resource Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

    Coverage: current
    The Purdue Writing Lab offers over 200 free resources including: Writing and Teaching Writing, Research, Grammar and Mechanics, Style Guides, ESL (English as a Second Language), Job Search and Professional Writing

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