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Los Angeles Times

(ProQuest) Los Angeles Times (Dec 4, 1996 - present);  Los Angeles Times Pre-1997 Fulltext (Jan 1, 1985 - Dec 3, 1996)

LUNA

Created and maintained by the College of Visual & Performing Arts Visual Resource Center, Luna contains online image and multimedia repository for instruction and learning. Developed for the use of UMassD faculty and students, researchers in Luna can search, retrieve, save, display images, audio, and multimedia files and export them directly to PowerPoint, Wikis and UMassD’s myCourses. Including Luna in Primo provides another avenue to discover these valuable resources.

Massachusetts History Online

(Gale/InfoTrac) Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to Massachusetts history. (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System).

Massachusetts Special Collections Directory

"A database of over 600 archives and manuscript collections in Massachusetts."

MassChip

Massachusetts Community Health Information Profile(Massachusetts Department of Public Health) - provides data at the city or town level, "to access health needs, monitor health status indicators, and evaluate health programs." One of the two options, Instant Reports, is available from the library's workstations. This option gives basic data at the community level (i.e. smoking in Fall River ). Custom Reports, more detailed, are available only to those who download the MassCHIP client into their own computer-this is not possible in the library.

MathSciNet

Mathematical Reviews on the Web (American Mathematical Society) - "provides searching of over 59 years ofMathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications."

Medline

(EBSCO) - MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,600 current biomedical journals.

MEDLINEplus

(National Library of Medicine) - Provided by the National Library of Medicine for the layperson who wants to research health questions. Includes information on specific health topics, full-text publications, dictionaries, newsletters, and directories.

Mental Measurements Yearbook

(EBSCO) - From the Buros Institute, contains descriptive information and critical reviews of new and revised tests from all of the the Buros Institute's Yearbooks (1935-present). The database covers more than 2,200 commercially-available tests in categories such as personality, developmental, behavioral assessment, neuropsychological, achievement, intelligence and aptitude, educational, speech & hearing, and sensory motor. Each entry includes test name and classification; author(s); publisher, publication date; price; time requirements; score descriptions; levels; and intended populations. (Updated every six months)

Mergent Online

(Mergent) - a comprehensive global company database, both U.S. public and international public-equivalent companies, includes details on items from SEC filings such as business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Financial statements are presented in "as-reported" form and in native currencies. Search by company name or ticker symbol, or search across all global boundaries to find companies that match specific financial and/or textual search criteria. Use Company Analysis feature to compile reports on selected companies.

Mergent WebReports

(Mergent) - is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries.

Mintel

Mintel offers market research reports covering US and International marketplaces. Each report combines data & analysis of the competitive landscape, market-share analysis and consumer profiles. Complex demographic issues are broken into easy-to-understand sections, explaining consumer behavior and demonstrating the structure of the market. When you first log on, you will create a user profile that will show you our subscription report areas. Click on a report range to view all reports available.

MLA International Bibliography

(EBSCO) - is an index of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

(NCJRS) - “is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.” This “free” web-based database offers access to many full-text publications as well as citations and abstracts to additional journal articles and reports. Remember to check the library's holdings if NCJRS only provides a citation and abstract. Use the library's Interlibrary Loan service to obtain articles and reports not owned by the library.

NBER WORKING PAPERS

(National Bureau of Economic Research) - The NBER is the nation's leading nonprofit economic research organization. NBER researchers initially report their findings in scientific papers aimed at other professional economists in academic institutions, business, government, and the business media around the world. Nearly 700 NBER Working Papers are published each year, and many subsequently appear in scholarly journals. Full texts of Working Papers published from November 1994 to the present are available online.

NetLibrary

(NetLibrary) - is a diverse collection of eBooks (electronic books) that may be "checked out" to read online. You may browse and preview all the eBooks, but to check out a book to read online, you will need to know your UMass Dartmouth Library barcode number. The barcode number is located on your Umass Pass if you've registered with the library.

New York Times

(Gale/InfoTrac) - Full-text of The New York Times from 1995-

New York Times Historical (1851-2010) with Index (1851-1993)

(ProQuest) - Provides full-text access to historic issues of the New York Times. Includes New York Times (1851-2010) w/ Index (1851-1993)

NISO

(National Information Standards Organization) - non-profit association accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), identifies, develops, maintains, and publishes technical standards to manage information.

Nursing & Allied Health Source

(ProQuest) - Covers a wide range of topics, including nursing, allied health, alternative therapies, biomedicine, consumer health and health administration. Contains full text for many nursing and allied health journals for recent years and indexing for prior years. Provides Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets from the renowned Joanna Briggs Institute. Consider also CINAHL Plus with Full Text for a comprehensive indexing source of the nursing and allied health literature.

Oceanic Abstracts

(ProQuest/CSA) - "Focuses exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. It is totally comprehensive in its coverage of living and non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics."

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

(GALE) - contextual information and opinions on hundreds of current social issues. Features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a portal environment.

Oxford Art Online

(Oxford Univ. Press) - Oxford Art Online offers access to an authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources.. Through a single gateway users can access—and simultaneously cross-search—an expanding range of Oxford’s art reference works: Grove Art Online, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Oxford Companion to Western Art, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, as well as many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online.

OxResearch

(ProQuest) - "Provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. Evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. Contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing".

Patent and Trademark Office, United States

Search for United States patents 1790 to present through the Patent and Trademark Office (United States). Patents issued since 1976 in full text. full-page imagesare available since 1790. NOTE: Patents from 1790 through 1975 are searchable only by Patent Number and Current US Classification!
Guided Search from the Patent and Trademark Office, US
Patent Tutorial (Penn State University Library)

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