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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
Students: Please see our COVID-19 Student 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
Trial
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
Trial
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.
Cambridge Free Reference Collection
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
Trial
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
Trial
CLCD
The CLCD Enterprise dB is a resource for courses needing to locate Children’s and Young Adult books and other media. The content includes millions of fiction/non-fiction titles, thousands of awards and reviews including author/title links, lesson plans and teaching guides. The search engine offers multiple options including 50 search filters to find materials for determining interest & reading levels; selecting trade books based on standards; creating thematic, annotated biographies; interpreting reviews; developing classroom collections and more.
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.
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
Trial
700+ titles and thousands of images, audio files, and videos from 100+ publishers, Multidisciplinary.
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
Trial
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
Trial
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
Trial
Flipster is a magazine service that contains digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines.
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
Trial
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.
Trial
American History
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Writer's Reference Center
World News Digest
Issues & Controversies
Today's Science
Trial
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
Trial
OVID/LWW Health Library consists of 4 segments:
5 Minute Consult
Acland Anatomy
Bates Visual Guide
LWW Health Library
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
New
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.
Sage Extended - See Description
  • Off-campus access restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty, and staff
Trial
SAGE Video, SAGE Research Methods Video and SAGE Knowledge.

SAGE Video
SAGE Research Methods Video
SAGE Knowledge
Trial
The library has a number of eBooks from this publisher, and during the pandemic, they have also included curated free content : Pandemics: The Invisible Enemy. eBooks are also in the library catalog.
Trial
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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