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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.

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, history, literature and language, 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: Thursday, August 1, 2019
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