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Through AM Explorer, you can now search millions of pages of primary sources spanning the 15th – 21st centuries, including a wealth of new content added every year. Themes include Area Studies, Cultural Studies, Empire and Globalism, Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality, History, Politics, Literature, Theatre, and War and Conflict.
Comprehensive life histories for all bird species and families. Birds of the World is a powerful ornithology research database that brings together deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology - Birds of North America, The Handbook of Birds of the World, Neotropical Birds, and Bird Families of the World.
Also included are millions of bird observations from eBird and multimedia from the Macaulay Library.
This comprehensive collection of climate change and law documents contains original source, non-edited and non-redacted “grey literature” (non-peer reviewed) in English; originating from a wide range of organizations in the public and private sector, institutions, and/or individuals, world-wide; and centered on climate change and the law.
You will need a personal account.
1. Go to self-signup page to request an invitation. Be sure to use your @umb.edu email.
2. This triggers an invitation to automatically be sent to your email. Be sure to accept the invitation.
A web-based software that streamlines literature and systematic reviews. It helps with the heavy lifting that comes with importing citations to facilitating the screening of abstracts and full text - populating risk of bias tables, extracting data, and exporting.
Education Week focuses on K-12 news and education policy. In addition to news articles, analyses, and opinion pieces, this premium subscription includes annual special reports on hot topics, state highlight reports that assess and compare performance in key areas by state, photos and videos from classrooms and school communities, and content from the EdWeek Research Center.
Search over 600,000 doctoral theses. EThOs is a British Library digital repository for UK research theses. Immediate access to most of the theses if you limit the search to "Limit search to items available for immediate download" and select the "access from institution" link from the record. There are some theses that require that you create a free account first.
The History Vault provides primary source materials from digitized archival collections, particularly those from the Black Freedom Movement of the 20th century. Content include internal memos, legal briefings, government records, organizational records, personal papers, and subject files.
The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century modules offer unique documentation and a variety of perspectives on the 20th-century fight for freedom.
The NAACP Papers charts the NAACP's work and delivers a first-hand view into crucial issues. The NAACP Papers, with a timeline that runs from 1909 to 1972, document the realities of segregation in the early 20th century to the triumphs of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and beyond.
Genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana . Data includes the complete genome sequence along with gene structure, gene product information, gene expression, DNA and seed stocks, genome maps, genetic and physical markers, publications, and information about the Arabidopsis research community.
UpToDate is a clinical decision support resource that delivers evidence-based insights and recommendations authored and edited by world-known experts in their field. It’s designed to be clear, actionable, and apply to the patient at the point of care.
First-time users off-campus: You will see a "Complete Registration" page to fill out your name, speciality, etc. before you arrive at the database.
A searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Pages, advertisements, covers and fold-outs have been included. Find images by garment type, designer and brand names. The Vogue Archive is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present day.