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Electronic Resources

For KPCat and KPDiscovery, your library card number is required to place interlibrary loan requests or to access subscription resources.

KP Cat Online Catalog : U. S. Merchant Marine Academy Library's Online Catalog for traditional print books, e-books, government documents, microform, DVD's, CD's, and other resources.

KP Discovery : USMMA's discovery layer, used for simultaneous searching across the following subscription resources: Credo Reference, EBSCO, Gale, JSTOR, and ProQuest databases, Knovel e-books, and the Oxford English Dictionary.

     KP Discovery (i.e. WorldCat Discovery) training videos:

KP Scholar Essays Digital Repository

For the following subscription resources, enter the EZ-Proxy user name and password.  If you do not know it, you may contact the library.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) : Standards - pertaining to roller bearings, fuels, and exhaust emissions.

Bunkerspot :    Pertinent information regarding the global marine fuels and bunker industry.

Country Watch : Website to the World : provides information and data about each of the recognized countries of the world.

Credo Academic Core : a research tool containing full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as images, audio files and videos.  This is a good starting resource for help with brainstorming research topics.

EBSCO Databases :  Information databases providing full-text access to journal articles, e-books and reports in a wide variety of general and specific academic subject areas including the humanities, business, environmental issues, health, science & technology, library and information science, and newspapers.

Gale Databases : Subjects covered include business, health, and literature, as well as international and U. S. newspapers.

IHS Markit Portal: Sea-Web Database. (Please remember to logout at end of each session.)

Journal of Commerce: Weekly online journal with information on commerce, international trade, logistics, trucking, breakbulk, ports, rail & intermodal, regulation & policy, technology, sailing schedules, container lines, ships & Shipbuilding, etc.

JSTOR Arts and Sciences I collection: is a database of archived digital journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as titles in ecology, mathematics, and statistics.

Knovel : Library of e-books on scientific and technical subjects.

Lloyds List:  Current news on the shipping markets and shipping industry.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) : the recognized authoritative source on the English language including definitions, pronunciations, and etymologies of words used throughout the English-speaking world.

Project Muse Humanities Journal Collection:  The collection provides peer-reviewed research journals in the humanities and social sciences. Of the new titles added to MUSE each year, the best of those with a clear humanities focus are added to this collection.

ProQuest Databases :  Full text resources in the areas of the arts, business, health & medicine, history, literature and language, news, science and technology, and social sciences.  Use this link to search across all of our ProQuest subscription databases.

Regs4Ships:  Complete listing for maritime regulations laws and treaties both national and international.; Indexed regulations for maritime services including acts for flag vessels, pertinent Code of Federal Regulations, navigation and inspection information, foreign vessel rules, documents of the International Maritime Organization, etc.

Sea-Web Database:  via IHS Markit Portal. (Please remember to logout at the end of each session.)

ShipIndex :  A searchable index of ship names appearing in magazines, books, and online resources.

TradeWinds : The Global Shipping News Source

Updated: Monday, July 15, 2019
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