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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Limited Access

Beginning Monday, March 23, Hoover Library will be CLOSED until further notice. Virtual reference services (use the "ASK US" or "CHAT" button) will be available from 1 PM - 9 PM Sunday, 9 AM - 9 PM Monday-Thursday, and 9 AM - 4 PM Friday. Hours are subject to change at any time. Please see our Hours page for current building availability. For more information, see the McDaniel College COVID-19 Information Page
Faculty: please see our COVID-19 Library Access page.

A-Z Databases

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New / Trial Databases

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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
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Academic Search Ultimate is a collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
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Business Source Ultimate contains peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business, including trends on future developments and changes in the business world.
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete is a full-text database covering computing, technology and engineering disciplines. It is also useful to researchers studying the business and social implications of new technology.
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text is the leading full-text database for criminal justice and criminology research. It provides hundreds of top journals and magazines covering all related subjects, including forensic sciences, corrections, policing, criminal law and investigation.
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
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  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
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This subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
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HeinOnline Academic is a multidisciplinary database, with coverage in more than 100 subject areas, including history, political science, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women’s studies, pre-law.
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American History
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Writer's Reference Center
World News Digest
Issues & Controversies
Today's Science
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The Internet Archive National Emergency Library provides online access to older books that don’t have an ebook. For those that are in the public domain, there are no lending limits. Ordinarily, those still within copyright have lending limits (i.e. a single user at a time), but these limits have been removed during the pandemic.
The goal is a a collection that represents the reading and research interests of patrons of both academic and public libraries.
Note that borrowing items requires creation of a free account with Internet Archive.
JoVE publishes videos of scientific experiments from laboratories worldwide.
LWW Health Library*
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
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OVID/LWW Health Library consists of 4 segments:
5 Minute Consult
Acland Anatomy
Bates Visual Guide
LWW Health Library
medici.tv’s library features over 1,800 programs (3,000 original works), including:

concerts and archived historical concerts;
operas;
ballets;
documentaries, artist portraits and educational programs;
master classes.
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
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The New Play Exchange ® (NPX) is a library of scripts by living writers. National New Play Network (NNPN) is an alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays.
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
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NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the largest historical newspaper database online, contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date.
Video collection of watch master therapists conducting psychotherapy sessions.
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University of Michigan Press is a publisher and distributor of books and digital projects in the humanities and social sciences that are aligned with the strengths of its parent institution. Areas of particular focus are performing arts; classical studies; political science; American studies (especially disability and class studies); Asian and African studies.

Unger Contribution

W. Byers Unger and Katherine Leidy Unger Bookplate

These databases are made possible through the generous contribution of W. Byers Unger and Katherine Leidy Unger.

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