WorldCat UMD provides access to books, serial publications, media, visual materials and archival materials in the UM Libraries as well as those in the UM System and libraries worldwide. The following are some of the types of materials you can locate using WorldCat UMD:
For best results: use the Get Started link from the Library home page.
Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) - first link below - provides searchable full-text of 24 major papers from the late 1800's to the mid-1900's.
The New York Times and Historical Black Newspapers are searched separately using the links below.
Individual links to The Washington Post and Wall Street Journal, which are included within the Historical Newspapers database, also appear below.
In addition to searching WorldCat UMD for media held by the UM Libraries in DVD/VHS format, try the following sources for media:
The following resources may also be useful for locating background information:
Most databases, reference works, and e-journals are restricted to current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Maryland.
In order to access databases and online journals remotely, use Database Finder. When prompted to select a campus, select the option for University of Maryland, College Park and then "Students, Faculty, and Staff". Then log in with your Directory ID, the same username you use for email and other campus services.