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:
- Search in WorldCat Discovery
- Advanced searches in WorldCat Discovery
- Select databases to search in WorldCat Discovery
- Filter Search Results in WorldCat Discovery
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 Reference : 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 Collection I 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.
Lloyd's List : Real-time news of the global shipping markets to analyze competitors, avoid risks, anticipate market shifts, and spot opportunities.
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.
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