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  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff SAGE Reference Online

    15 authoritative and award-winning encyclopedias in many subject areas.

  • Free online resource Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps [Library of Congress]

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    The Sanborn map collection consists of a uniform series of large-scale maps, dating from 1867 to the present and depicting the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of some twelve thousand cities and towns in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

  • Free online resource ScanGrants

    Facilitates the search for funding sources to enhance individual and community health. Includes funding sources for medical researchers, social workers, nurses, students, community-based health educators, academics and others. Funding sources include private foundations, corporations, businesses, and not-for profit organizations.

  • Free online resource Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

    Coverage: 1990-2005
    The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (SEPB) presents selected English-language articles, books, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet.

  • Free online resource Scholarly Societies Web Site on Linguistics

    This provides a listing of societies devoted to linguistics along with a ranking of the stability of the url links. This listing is international in scope.

  • Free online resource School District Demographics

    Coverage: 2000
    Social, financial, and administrative data for each of the 15,274 school districts in the US for 2000. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

  • Free online resource Science Accelerator (OSTI)

    Search the information resources of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI). These resources contain the results of DOE research and development (R&D) projects and programs, descriptions of R&D projects under way or recently completed, major R&D accomplishments, and recent research of interest to DOE.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Science Citation Index™ Expanded

    Coverage: 1998-
    Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Science) provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in approximately 7,100 of the world's leading scholarly science and technical journals covering more than 150 disciplines.

  • Free online resource Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical [index]

    Coverage: 1800-1900
    The Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical (SciPer) index provides an scholarly synopsis of the material relating to science, technology, and medicine appearing in sixteen non-scientific periodicals published in Britain between 1800 and 1900.

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

    Coverage: Full Text
    Topics covered in the Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

  • Free online resource Science Watch

    Track hot or emerging fields as well as national and international trends in basic research.

  • Free online resource Science.gov

    Science.gov contains reliable government resources selected by the respective agencies as their best science information. Developed by an interagency working group of 17 scientific and technical information organizations from 12 major science agencies.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff ScienceDirect (Elsevier Journals Online)

    Search or browse over 2,500 science, technology, and medicine journals (1,700 currently subscribed). Full text is available ONLY for those titles subscribed to by UMBC. Abstracts and bibliographic information is available for all other titles.

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

    Coverage: Index Only
    You must create an account using your @umbc.edu email address to use SciFinder.
    SciFinder is a research discovery tool which provides access to research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, and more. Includes peer-reviewed articles, patents, chemical structures, chemical properties, chemical reactions, and much more. NOTE: Use of SciFinder Scholar is limited to current UMBC students, faculty, and staff ONLY. Account allows for a maximum of three concurrent users.
    Need help? View a SciFinder tutorial.

  • Free online resource Scitable (by Nature Education)

    Coverage: current
    A free science library by Nature Publishing Group, the world's leading publisher of science. Scitable currently concentrates on genetics, the study of evolution, variation, and the rich complexity of living organisms.

  • Free online resource SCOAP3 (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics)

    Coverage: Full Text
    The scope of the SCOAP3 repository is neither to duplicate arXiv nor the publisher platforms, nor offer value-added services such as those of INSPIRE. It is rather a staging platform, for further distribution of information.The repository will provide access to the full-text of all articles published under SCOAP3 in several formats, including PDF, PDF/A and XML. Articles are published under a CC-BY license and can be further disseminated. Metadata will include of course the article DOIs and the ORCID IDs of all authors, when available.

  • Free online resource Scorecard: the Pollution Information Site

    Search for information about hazardous chemicals and pollution in your community, including toxic chemical releases, air pollutants, and water pollutants.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Search It! Science (Children's Science Collection)

    Coverage: Index Only
    Catalogs 3270 highly recommended children's trade books, of which UMBC holds 2600, for K-8 students. These books were chosen by a national panel of librarians and experts in science and education. Collection Located on the 4th Floor.

  • Free online resource SEC Filings & Forms (EDGAR)

    Coverage: varies
    Electronic archive of reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by publicly traded companies.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff SIAM Journals Online

    Coverage: varies
    Browse or search the full-text of SIAM journals online.

  • Free online resource Sibley Music Library: Musical Scores

    Scores and books in the public domain. Many of these are unique to the Sibley Music Library collection.

  • Free online resource SIC Code Index

    Coverage: current
    Index to Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes.

  • Free online resource SIPRI: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

    Coverage: 1990 - present
    Search the databases of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Databases include: Facts on International Relations and Security Trends, SIPRI Arms Industry Database, SIPRI Arms Transfers Database, SIPRI Multilateral Peace Operations Database, SIPRI Military Expenditure Database.

  • Free online resource Slavery & Abolition in the US

    Slavery and Abolition in the US: Select Publications of the 1800s is a digital collection of books and pamphlets that demonstrate the varying ideas and beliefs about slavery in the United States as expressed by Americans throughout the nineteenth century. The collection includes more than 15,000 individual pages of printed text and corresponding searchable transcriptions.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Slide Library Search

    Coverage: current
    Index to slides held at UMBC's Slide Library.

  • Free online resource Social Psychology Network

    Coverage: varies
    Gateway to links on psychology and social psychology. Includes links to electronic forums, ranking of PhD programs in clinical, psychology and social psychology.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Social Sciences Citation Index®

    Coverage: 1998-
    Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI Web of Science) provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in over 2,100 of the world's leading scholarly social sciences journals covering more than 50 disciplines, plus individually selected, relevant items from approximately 3,500 of the world's leading science and technology journals.

  • Free online resource Social Security Administration Archives/Museum

    The Social Security Administration Historian's Office, located in Baltimore County, maintains a large website with online finding aids to its Archives, a virtual tour of its Museum, and many online primary source documents, photos, videos and soundclips

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

    Coverage: Index Only
    Indexes and abstracts current research on social work and human services, including social welfare, social policy, community development, crisis intervention, gerontology, poverty and homelessness.

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

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Social Work Abstracts offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. The database provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.

  • available in Special Collections Society for Developmental Biology records

    Coverage: 1939-2008
    This collection contains the organizational records for the Society of Developmental Biology, including documents relating to committees, members and membership, finances, meetings and conferences, awards, publications, and affiliated associations.

  • available in Special Collections Society for Industrial Microbiology (SIM) records

    Coverage: 1949-2001
    This finding aid of the records of the Society for Industrial Microbiology covers the years beginning in 1949, with birth of the Society, through its development and growth up to 2001. Records include correspondence, minutes, reports.

  • available in Special Collections Society for Invertebrate Pathology records

    Coverage: Index Only
    The Society for Invertebrate Pathology records date from 1954 to 2012; they contain early documents relating to the founding of the society, society publications, papers and records belonging to society members, photographs, meeting and seminar materials, and interview recordings.

  • available in Special Collections Society of Protozoologists records

    Coverage: 1947-1994
    The collection documents the development and growth of the Society of Protozoloogists from its founding in 1947 to 1994. The records are organized by Society history, Executive Committee records, membership, meetings, publications & affiliated societies. In 2005 the membership voted to change the name to International Society of Protistologists.

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff SocIndex with Full Text (EBSCO) Learn how to use this resource

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    SocINDEX features social sciences research with indexing for more than 2.1 million records. Full text is available for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908, full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for over 16,800 conference papers.

  • available in Special Collections Solidarity collection, 1989-1990

    Coverage: Index Only
    The Solidarity collection contains political memorabilia and newspapers from the senate and parliamentary campaigns of the Polish Solidarity movement in 1989. The collection includes hundreds of posters, handouts, leaflets, and ephemera.

  • Free online resource Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

    Coverage: current
    Online version of Bureau of Justice Statistics annual publication. Includes data on crime, criminals, victimization, courts, corrections, law enforcement, and more. Print version in 1st floor GovDocs, call# J29.9/6:

  • Free online resource Southeast Asia Digital Library

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    This collaborative project created free online access to digitized books, photographs, oral history, manuscripts and video footage from across Southeast Asia.

  • CD-ROM: ask at Reference Desk Southern Historical Society papers [on CD]

    Full text of 52 volume set was produced by the Historical Society in the late 1880's and early 1900's. CD at the REFERENCE DESK [Reference - Ready Reference | E483.7 .S76 1997 ]

  • Free online resource SparkNotes

    Study guides for everything from Literature to Physics. Written by Harvard graduates and students who are specialists in their subjects.

  • Free online resource Spectral Database for Organic Compounds (SDBS)

    SDBS is an integrated spectral database system for organic compounds, including: electron impact Mass spectra (EI-MS); Fourier transform infrared spectra (FT-IR); 1H nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectra; 13C NMR spectra; laser Raman spectra; electron spin resonance (ESR) spectra. From the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

  • Free online resource SpectroscopyNOW.com

    Free spectroscopy portal covering all aspects of spectroscopy. Includes news, techniques, information, resources, and services.

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

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    SPORTDiscus offers coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 22,000 dissertations and theses and references to articles in 60 different languages.

  • Free online resource Sports Reference

    Coverage: historical
    A combination of sites providing top notch statistics and resources for sports fans everywhere. Our aim is to be the easiest-to-use, fastest, most complete sources for sports statistics anywhere. Baseball, football, basketball, hockey, olympics

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

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Provides access from 1997-present to Springer journals and books focusing on science, technology and medicine with some coverage in the humanities and social sciences. NOTE: full-text access is only available on titles subscribed to by UMBC.

  • available in Special Collections Stabler family papers, 1893-1973, bulk 1941-1973

    This collection documents the activities of the Stabler family primarily from 1941 to 1973. The Stabler family previously owned the land that is now the UMBC campus. Personal histories including correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippins related to the construction of Spring Grove and UMBC, official family documents, and certificates provide a brief biographical sketch of the members of the Hayes/Stabler family. Ephemera and books are also included.

  • Free online resource Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

    Coverage: Full Text
    A dynamic, peer-reviewed, open access encyclopedia of philosophy.

  • Free online resource State and Local Government on the Net

    Coverage: varies
    Directory of official state county and local government websites.

  • Free online resource Statistical Abstract of the United States (US Census version)

    Coverage: 1881-present
    Basic summary statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the U.S., various regions, the states, MSAs, and cities of 100,000 or more residents. Also includes historical statistics under "Earlier Editions."

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

    Coverage: Full Text
    Provides full text documents and statistical information in tabular formats. Sources include U.S. Federal agencies, States, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. (Formerly LexisNexis Statistical)

  • Free online resource Statistics Canada

    Provides statisitics on Canada on social indicators, including population, agriculture, construction, education, health, justice, labour, trade, transportation and more.

  • Free online resource STATS at George Mason University

    Coverage: 1994-
    STATS monitors the media to expose the abuse of science and statistics before people are misled and public policy is distorted. Present focus is on the following policy areas: education, children, drug use, public health, polls & surveys, gender, crime.

  • Free online resource Stoa Consortium

    Coverage: Some Full Text
    Stoa exists to serve several purposes: dissemination of news and announcements, mainly via the gateway blog; discussion of best practices via discussion groups and white papers; and publication of experimental on-line projects, many of them subject to scholarly peer review. It includes links to other databases including Perseus and Diotima (listed individually).

  • Off-campus access restricted to UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online

    Coverage: Full Text
    Brill's Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum systematically collects newly published Greek inscriptions as well as publications on previously known documents. It presents complete Greek texts of all new inscriptions with a critical apparatus; it summarizes new readings, interpretations, and studies of known inscriptions, and occasionally presents the Greek text of these documents.

  • Free online resource Supreme Court of the United States

    Information on the Supreme Court of the United States, biographies of the current and previous justices, history, traditions, procedures, current docket, and full-text of cases & opinions from 1991-.

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

    Coverage: Index Only
    Indexes the literature on sustainable development, conservation, human population and demography, natural resource management, species diversity, and protection of habitat/ecosystems. A subset of Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management.

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