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ABI Inform
What you’ll find here: Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles that focus on business, management, government and public policy. This is a great resource if you’re looking for news and trends, company financial information, or management practice and theory.
How to search this database: Look at the ProQuest help page.

Academic Search Premier
What you’ll find here: Newspaper, magazine, trade publication and scholarly journal articles covering a wide variety of topics. This is a broad, general database and a great starting place for information about almost any topic.
How to search this database: Read the Academic Search Premier Visual Guide.

ACM Digital Library
What you’ll find here: Information from the Association for Computing Machinery only. This includes journal and newsletter articles from its publications as well as transcripts of presentations from the conferences it holds.

The Afro-American (Baltimore) [Historical]
See Baltimore Afro-American Newspapers [Historical] for more information.

America: History and Life
What you’ll find here: Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles focusing on U.S. and Canadian history. It also includes records of conference presentations. It’s a good starting point for historical research, but many records are just bibliographic citations and do not offer the full text of the article.
How to search this database: Look at the EBSCOhost help page.

American City Business Journals
What you’ll find here: Full-page images of the past year’s Baltimore Business Journal newspaper along with similar newspapers in other cities across the U.S. This is a good resource for local business news.

ArchiveGrid
What you’ll find here: Guides to collections held by archival institutions, libraries, museums and archives worldwide. These guides provide information on the amount of material available and a brief description of it.
How to search this database: Look at the ArchiveGrid help page.

ArticleFirst
What you’ll find here: Citations for journal articles in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social science, business, humanities, and popular culture. Although summaries and full texts of the articles are not available, it can provide locations for the articles.
How to search this database: Look at the FirstSearch help page.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index
See Web of Science for more information.

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Baltimore Afro-American Newspapers [Historical]
What you’ll find here: Images of all the content of The Baltimore Afro-American newspaper (also known as The Afro) including articles, ads, illustrations, and cartoons. It covers issues from 1893-1988.
How to search this database: Look at the ProQuest help page.

Baltimore Business Journal
See American City Business Journals for more information.

Baltimore Sun
What you’ll find here: Articles from Baltimore’s main daily newspaper from 1990 to the present. This is the best source for local coverage. For more current newspaper issues, see National Newspapers.
How to search this database: Look at the ProQuest help page.

Baltimore Sun [Historical]
What you’ll find here: Articles from Baltimore’s main daily newspaper from its first issue in 1837 to 1985. Full-page views including photos are available as well as PDF versions of articles. For more recent articles from The Sun, see Baltimore Sun above.
How to search this database: Look at the ProQuest help page.

Britannica Image Quest
What you’ll find here: A large collection of photos and other images that can be downloaded and used for free for educational purposes. If you need images to enhance your presentations or papers, you can find them here.
How to search this database: Download the ImageQuest Tour document.

Britannica Online
See Encyclopedia Britannica Online.

Business Plans Handbook
What you’ll find here: Sample real-life business plans from small businesses in a variety of industries. They can be useful templates for business plans in general or for specific information of different types of businesses.
How to search this database: Look at the Business Plan Handbook's help page.

Business Source Premier
What you’ll find here: Magazine, newspaper, trade publication, and journal articles focused on business as well as industry reports and other business-related resources. When you need in-depth information on business and industry, this is a great place to turn.
How to search this database: Look at the EBSCOhost help page.

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CAMIO
What you’ll find here: Images of artwork in many different media from around the world and from all time periods. These are part of the collections of participating museums and free to use for educational purposes.
How to search this database: Visit the CAMIO help page.

Catalog USMAI
What you’ll find here: Book, journals, government documents, and other materials found at other institutions that are part of the University System of Maryland, of which UB is part.
How to search this database: Visit the catalog help page.

Choice Reviews Online
What you’ll find here: Reviews of books, electronic media, and Internet resources related to higher education by experts in the field. The reviews are compiled from Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, which is published by the American Library Association.
How to search this database: Visit the Choice help page.

Christian Science Monitor
What you'll find here: Articles published in the Christian Science Monitor, a daily, online newspaper that covers U.S. and world stories. Despite its title, it is not a religious paper and is known for avoiding sensationalism throughout its 100-year history.
How to search this database: Visit the ProQuest help page.

Chronicle of Higher Education
What you’ll find here: Full access to The Chronicle of Higher Education, one of the best resources for news and information about colleges, universities, and collegiate-level education. It also contains job listings and access to premium content.
How to search this database: To get full text access to all articles from any device, create a free account on their website using your ubalt.edu email address. If you need more help, visit The Chronicle of Higher Education’s help page.

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL)
What you’ll find here: Journal articles, case studies, books, and other resources about nursing, allied health, health care, and biomedicine.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Communication Source
What you’ll find here: Journal, magazine, and trade publication articles focusing on communications and mass media. The database also contain conference material, encyclopedias, and books.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Computer Database
What you’ll find here: Newspaper, magazine, and journal articles on computing and its role in virtually every professional and academic discipline. It also contains blog posts, reports, images, and video.
How to search this database: Read through Gale’s search tips.

County Business Patterns
What you'll find here: The number of employees, payroll figures, and the number of companies in various industries based on selected U.S. counties and states. The industries are defined by NAICS codes, and it's possible to look up the information based on ZIP codes.
How to search this database: There are a number of links on the database's home page that can provide assistance.

CQ Researcher
What you’ll find here: Comprehensive, analytical reports on popular news topics. The reports provide background on the topics along with competing viewpoints to avoid bias.
How to search this database: Take the CQ Researcher tour.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
What you’ll find here: Magazine and journal articles, books, conference material, and reviews focused on criminology and related disciplines. These include law enforcement, courts, victims, and juvenile delinquency.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Criminal Justice Periodicals
What you’ll find here: Magazine, trade publication, and journal articles from criminal justice journals worldwide. It also features reports and books.
How to search this database: Visit the ProQuest help page.

Criminology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
What you’ll find here: Articles published in the SAGE company’s 24 scholarly, educational, and professional journals on that focus on different aspects of criminal justice.
How to search this database: Visit SAGE’s help page.

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Design & Applied Arts Index
What you’ll find here: Articles, news items, and reviews focusing on practical design. This includes the design of almost every kind of item one encounters every day from building to Web sites.
How to search this database: Visit the ProQuest help page.

Digital Dissertations & Theses
What you’ll find here: Descriptions of U.S., Canadian, British, and other European dissertations and theses. Depending on the authors' restrictions, there may be a 24 page preview or the full text for dissertations published since 1997. The full text of dissertations may be obtained by clicking the free download button.
How to search this database: Visit the ProQuest help page. You can also limit your search by school name to look for University of Baltimore dissertations.

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EasyBib
What you’ll find here: A useful tool for converting the sources of your research into properly formatted citations. It will convert almost any kind of source into different standard formats such as APA, MLA, and Chicago/Turabian.
How to search this database: Visit the EasyBib help page.

eBook Collection 
What you’ll find here: Electronic versions of mostly nonfiction, textbook-type books that can be downloaded to computers, tablets, and e-readers.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

EBSCO Electronic Discovery Service (EDS)
What you’ll find here: EDS is our largest and most comprehensive database, with information from a large variety of sources and content in all disciplines.  It covers materials contained in most of our other article databases, as well as books in the library catalog.  If you don;t know where to start, this is the best choice.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

EconLit
What you’ll find here: Journal articles, books, reviews, working papers, and dissertations focusing on economics.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Environment Complete
What you’ll find here: Magazine and journal articles along with conference papers focusing on the environment. It’s a great resource for sources on agriculture, ecology, energy, other earth sciences, and more.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
What you’ll find here: Before there was Wikipedia, encyclopedias were the best resource for general information on almost any topic and Encyclopedia Britannica is one of the best of these. The entries are brief but don’t suffer from the drawbacks of false information that sometimes appears in user-contributed resources like Wikipedia. The entries also contain links to other sources of information on the topics.
How to search this database: Look at Encyclopedia Britannica's help page.

ERIC
What you’ll find here: Articles and other documents from journals and other publications focused on education. It is one of the most popular and useful resources for material on education at all levels.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Europa World Plus
What you'll find here: political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories.
How to search this database: Look at Europa's help page

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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
What you’ll find here: A collection of entries providing general information on a wide variety on topics. It’s a good starting point if you have little or no knowledge about your topic and is a little more reliable than user-edited resources like Wikipedia.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

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Greenfile
What you’ll find here: Magazine, newspaper, trade publication and journal articles focusing on human impact on the environment. It also contains industry profiles and market research reports.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

GuideStar
What you'll find here: General, financial, and leadership information for U.S. nonprofit entities. Much of the information is self-reported by the institutions. The database values transparency and openness and includes a "legitimacy" rating for the nonprofits. It offers information on a segment of businesses not often covered in other databases. Sign up for a free account to access more information.
How to search this database: View one of the video tutorials included on the database's home page.

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Health Source
What you’ll find here:Health-related magazine, newspaper, and journal articles along with pamphlets and books. Other topics include professional health care and nutrition. Clinical Reference Systems and Stedman’s Medical Dictionary are part of the database.
Consumer Edition
- Includes 190 full-text journals and indexing/abstracts for more than 200 publications.
Nursing/Academic Edition
- Includes 580 full-text journals and indexing/abstracts for more than 615 publications.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

HEIN Online
What you’ll find here: Reviews, cases, decisions, and articles from legal journals with full-page views of the hardcopy journals. It includes the Index to Periodical Articles Related to Law.
How to search this database: View the HEIN Online help page.

Historical Abstracts
What you’ll find here: Books, conference papers, dissertations, and magazine, newspaper, and journal articles on history topics. Please note it only covers history outside of the U.S. and Canada.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Homeland Security Digital Library
What you’ll find here: Documents provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security providing information on homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. The information is useful for not only for government agencies but non-profits and private entities as well.
How to search this database: Visit the library’s help page.

Hoover’s Company Records
What you’ll find here: Detailed information on companies, industries, and key executives. Company financials, products, competitors, and histories are also available.
How to search this database: Look at the LexisNexis help page.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete
What you’ll find here: Reports, reviews, and pamphlets as well as books, magazine, newspaper, and journal articles. They provide scholarly and professional views of the tourism industry.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Humanities International Complete
What you’ll find here: Reviews, books, and conference proceedings as well as magazine, newspaper, trade publication, and journal articles. These focus on humanities subjects such as history, philosophy, literature, and languages.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

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IBIS World
What you’ll find here: Market research reports for a wide variety of United States industries. These reports offer a look at the industry's performance and outlook, competitive landscape, and key statistics among other information.
How to search this database: Two guides are available on the main page of the database.

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Journal Citation Reports Social Sciences Edition
See Web of Science for more information.

JSTOR
What you’ll find here: Digital reproductions of science, social science, and humanities scholarly journals along with digitized primary sources, such as letters and images.
How to search this database: Look at JSTOR’s help page.

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LexisNexis Academic
What you’ll find here: Magazine, newspaper, and journal articles and information on various people, businesses, and countries. It also contains federal and state codes and case law. It’s a database that tries to do it all.
How to search this database: Visit the LexisNexis help page.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
What you’ll find here: Magazine, trade publication, and journal articles dealing with library science, information management, and related disciplines. It includes material on classification, cataloging, and bibliometrics.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Literature Resource Center
What you’ll find here: Literary criticism about specific authors and works or literary genres. It also includes biographies, primary sources, and some literary works themselves.
How to search this database: Take the Literature Resource Center’s guided tour.

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The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
What you’ll find here: More in depth information on Supreme Court cases than just the decisions. This database includes the various briefs, petitions, and transcripts associated with those cases.
How to search this database: Use help link at top of search page.

The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926
What you’ll find here: Casebooks, practice manuals, letters, speeches, books, and other writings dealing with both British and American law. The writings of many notable figures in the legal profession are included, and it’s useful for legal history research.
How to search this database: Visit the Use help link at top of search page.

Mango Languages
What you’ll find here: From UB’s Language Learning Center, Mango Languages is an online platform for learning many different languages worldwide.
How to search this database: Visit the Mango Languages help page.

MasterFILE Premier
What you’ll find here: Mainly journal and magazine articles, but it also contains reference book entries, primary source documents and images. It features both popular and scholarly publications.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

MAS Ultra - School Edition
What you’ll find here: Articles from popular magazines aimed at high school-age readers. It also contains some reference book entries and images. High school teachers may find it useful for material they can use in class.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Medline
What you’ll find here: Journal articles dealing with life sciences and biomedicine. It is authoritative in that it is product of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
What you’ll find here: Descriptions and information of various tests used in the fields of education, psychology, and business. The database also includes evaluations and reviews of these tests. Although the database can be useful for a variety of professionals, it is mainly geared toward those in the psychology field.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Mergent Online
What you’ll find here: Detailed information on both U.S. and international companies. It includes stock market information, executive lists, product and competitor information, and financial information.
How to search this database: Visit the Mergent help page.

Military & Government Collection
What you’ll find here: Magazine and journal articles covering all branches of the U.S. military and U.S. government. Coverage extends to law enforcement agencies such as the FBI and ATF.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Mintel Market Reports
What you’ll find here: Market and consumer research on European, British, and U.S. markets. It includes information on products, brands, and industry trends. Requires acceptance of terms of use and registration using your ubalt.edu email address.
How to search this database: Read the Mintel User Guide.

MLA International Bibliography
What you’ll find here: Sources of information on modern languages, literature, folklore, and linguistics pulled from books, dissertations, journal articles, and websites.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Morningstar.com Library Edition
What you’ll find here: Financial information on publicly-traded companies, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. It also contains information on different markets. It is a great resource for stock market information and investing.
How to search this database: Visit Morningstar’s Help & Education page.

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database
What you’ll find here: Summaries of journal articles and other resources dealing with criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse. Many of these are produced by various bureaus and offices of the U.S. Department of Justice, so government information is a strength of this database.
How to search this database: Take the database’s online tutorial.

The New York Times
What you'll find here: Articles from recent issues of The New York Times, one of the most prominent and respected daily newspapers in the U.S. For full page views of older issues, see The New York Times [Historical] below.
How to search this database: Look at the ProQuest help page.

The New York Times [Historical]
What you’ll find here: Articles from New York’s main and one of the nation’s most prominent daily newspapers from its first issue in 1851 to 2008. Full-page views including photos available as well as PDF versions of articles. For more recent New York Times issues, see The New York Times above.
How to search this database: Look at the ProQuest help page.

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OAIster
What you’ll find here: Theses, research papers, technical reports, and image galleries in a wide variety of academic disciplines. It also contains born digital material, digital audiovisual material, and datasets. As an OCLC product it will trend more toward academic, scholarly material.
How to search this database: Visit OAIster’s help page.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
What you’ll find here: A wide variety of resources including articles, essays, and statistics grouped by topic. These topics are current social issues, and the database covers both sides of the issue and provides background information on it.
How to search this database: Visit the database’s Resources page for online tutorials.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
What you’ll find here: Beyond providing pronunciations, parts of speech, and definitions typical of most dictionaries, the OED adds a comprehensive etymology and history of a word’s usage. It’s one of the best sources of information on the English language.
How to search this database: Visit the OED's help page.

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Philosopher's Index
What you’ll find here: Journal articles, books, and book reviews exploring different philosophical fields such as metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics, logic, and more.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

PolicyMap
What you’ll find here: a Geographic Information System allowing users to create custom demographic maps, tables, and reports. Available data includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores and labor data such as unemployment, crime statistics and city crime rates..
How to search this database: Visit the PolicyMap Tutorial Page.

Primary Search
What you’ll find here: Magazine articles and encyclopedia entries geared toward elementary-school-aged children. It is especially helpful for grade school teachers needing material for their classes.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Professional Development Collection
What you’ll find here: Journal and magazine articles focusing on helping teachers at all levels of education improve their skills and performance. As opposed to other education databases that provide material teachers can use in the classroom, this one provides material for the teachers themselves.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Proquest Statistical Abstract of the United States
What you’ll find here: 
This is electronic version of the reference book of the same name. It provides a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. You can browse or search for data tables, and download them as a pdf or XLS spreadsheet. 
How to search this database: 
Visit their guide page

PsycARTICLES
What you’ll find here: Journal articles focusing on all aspects of psychology. Both the database and the journals are produced by the American Psychological Association and partnering organizations, so the articles are pretty reliable for good information. More material is also available through PsycINFO.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

PsycINFO
What you’ll find here: Books, book chapters, dissertations, and journal articles focusing on behavioral and mental health. This database adds to PsycARTICLES with other media and journal articles outside the American Psychological Association's publishing circle.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
What you’ll find here: Journal articles dealing with psychology, psychiatry, and anthropology. There is an international focus with the journals that are part of the database.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

PsycTESTS
What you'll find here: Descriptions, contents, and histories of various tests used to assess psychological and mental capabilities. It is most useful for psychology professionals and includes reviews and citations that show how widely adopted the test is.
How to search this database: View the PsycTESTS information page which includes links to tutorials.

Public Affairs Index
What you’ll find here: Journal and trade publication articles, conference papers, and government documents exploring contemporary issues that governments and other entities around the world are dealing with. A lot of effort goes into keeping the database up to date with current information.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

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ReferenceUSA
What you’ll find here: A directory of U.S. businesses that includes some executive, financial and other business demographic information.The advanced search allows you to create a list of businesses based on industry, geographic location, number of employees and more.
How to search this database: View the ReferenceUSA video tours.

Regional Business News
What you’ll find here: Articles from regional business and legal newspapers throughout the U.S. and Canada. It includes The Daily Record, Baltimore's daily business and legal newspaper. These publications can sometimes provide more detailed coverage of the businesses in their area than the larger daily and national newspapers.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

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Science in Context
What you’ll find here: Magazine, journal, and reference book articles, experiment descriptions, and other resources that focus on life and earth science topics. Many of the featured topics are popular or controversial one, and the goal is to provide the insight into the science behind these topics. A lot of material is designed to be used in secondary and higher educational classrooms.
How to search this database: Visit the database’s Resources page for online tutorials.

Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
See Web of Science for more information.

SocINDEX with Full Text
What you’ll find here: Journal articles, books, and conference papers focusing on sociology and sociological issues. These include criminology, religion, politics, family studies, anthropology, and more.
How to search this database: Visit the EBSCOhost help page.

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The Wall Street Journal
What you'll find here: Articles from one of the most widely read and respected daily newspapers from 1984 to the present. Although its articles touch on a wide variety of topics, the paper's focus is on national and international economic news.
How to search this database: Look at the ProQuest help page.

The Washington Post
What you'll find here: Articles from Washington, D.C.'s largest daily newspaper from 1996 to the present. Its coverage of the U.S. federal government also makes a good resource for national news. For older issues of The Washington Post, see The Washington Post [Historical] below.
How to search this database: Look at the ProQuest help page.

The Washington Post [Historical]
What you’ll find here: Articles and full page views of Washington, D.C.’s largest and oldest daily newspaper from its first issue in 1877 through 1990. For more recent issues of The Washington Post, see The Washington Post above.
How to search this database: Look at the ProQuest help page .

Web of Science
What you’ll find here: One you have an article or book relevant to your topic, this database provides a list of other works that cite your item. This helps you gauge the influence of the work you have and find similar works. A few tools are found within this database.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) 1995-present: Searched by default by Web of Knowledge for items related to art, music, dance, history, literature, drama, language, and philosophy.
Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) 1995-present: Searched by default by Web of Knowledge for items related to sociology, anthropology, criminology, religion, and politics.
Journal Citation Reports Social Science Edition: Evaluation of scholarly social science journals based the number of times they’ve been cited elsewhere. Found under the “Additional Resources” tab in Web of Knowledge.
How to search this database: View the Web of Science training video.

WorldCat
What you’ll find here: A comprehensive catalog of books, journals, dissertations, and many other materials from libraries worldwide. Member institutions, which number more than 10,000, add their holdings to WorldCat so people can access either through Interlibrary Loan or in person. If you can find something at Langsdale, you may be able to find it at another area library. Langsdale's catalog automatically searches WorldCat, so you’ll get its results along with Langsdale’s holdings. For an advanced interface and more complete listing, try FirstSearch WorldCat.
How to search this database: Visit the WorldCat help page.

 

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