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UMCES Virtual Library
How to use:
All faculty and registered students have full access to UMCP and UMCES library journals and books. Each library has separate login methods. Visitors can access UMCES library resources only.
UMCES library: (for some journals specific to UMCES library only
- ON-CAMPUS: Full access to UMCES online journals, books and databases.
- OFF-CAMPUS: VPN for direct access to UMCES library e-journals.
- Access to e-journals and books requires 14 digit barcode:
- UMCES: 2610xxxxxxxxxx assigned by librarian OR
UMCP: 2143xxxxxxxxxx assigned upon registration and ID card pick-up
UMCP library:- https://www.lib.umd.edu/
- requires CAS/MFA credentials
- great resources on library research – see FIND & CITE tab
Start Search Here
- Know journal name you are looking for? Scroll down to E-journals
- Know article you want? Scroll down to Fetch Item below
- Can do same at UMCP library site:
- Know which database you want? Ex. Web of Science (scroll down)
Borrowing Books From Other Libraries
UMCES is subscribed to the following databases:
- Historical Newspapers package (PROQUEST)
- Baltimore African American 1893-1988
- Baltimore Sun 1990 to current
- Baltimore Sun 1837-1992
- Christian Science Monitor 1988-current
- New York Times 1980-current
- New York Times with Index 1851-2014
- Wall Street Journal 1984-current
- Wall Street Journal 1889-2000
- Washington Post 1987-current
- Washington Post 1877-2001
Other (Databases including some Science journals):
- Academic Search Ultimate - Multidisciplinary subjects including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, literature, medicine, ethnic studies. 1965-present
- CINAHL - Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative complementary medicine, consumer health and allied health disciplines. 1937-present
- MASTERFILE Premier - Multidisciplinary subjects including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues, biography, and travel. 1975-present
Dissertations & Theses
How to set up the Google Scholar library FINDIT links
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For further copyright information, visit the Copyright Clearance Center.
For UMCES Library Help
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory Library
Solomons, MD 20688-0038
Phone: (410) 326-7287
Fax: (410) 326-7430