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- Political Science
Find political science data, articles, encyclopedias, handbooks and information about quantitative and qualitative research methods along with information on writing dissertations, publishing, and non-traditional research methods like digital scholarship
Selected resources for research in sociology and allied fields.
- Non-Governmental Organizations
A guide to resources covering NGO-generated information, including websites, publications, and other resources.
- Korean Studies
Provides selected research resources in the area of Korean Studies, with a particular focus on social sciences and humanities resources.
- Social Work
A guide to social work research at the University of Michigan.
- Organizational Studies
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in organizational studies.
- News Sources
Recommended resources and search tips for finding news in a variety of formats. Includes how to find international newspapers, historical newspapers, articles with a particular viewpoint, how to evaluate sources, and much more.
This guide provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in Kinesiology.
- Urban Regional Planning
This guide will help you locate a wide variety of resources for Urban Regional Planning studies.
A guide to help you find and use images and other visual resources from the University Library. Visit us at Imageworks on the 2nd floor (east side) of the Art, Architecture Engineering Library.
- Russian Studies
Provides resources covering the Russian Federation. Other states that were also part of the Soviet Union are covered by other guides: Guide for Central Asian and Caucasian Studies and Guide for East European Studies.
- East Asian Studies
An introductory guide to East Asian studies (Humanities and Social Sciences) English language resources
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in economics.
Other Research Guides
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- Food Studies
Food Studies is an interdisciplinary field that takes a wide thin slice across the arts, humanities and sciences. Food Studies gathers together knowledge about food as it occurs anywhere in established disciplines, to understand relationships.
Provides guidance on information resources and search strategies on conducting library research in psychology.
- Women's Studies
Designed to help you find relevant materials for research relating to women and gender.
- Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
The Slavic, East European, and Eurasian collection includes roughly 305,000 monographs and 3,200 serials in Russian; Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian; Polish, Czech and Slovak; Armenian and other languages of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.
Resources at the University of Michigan for research in geography.
- Information Library Science
A guide of useful resources for U-M School of Information (UMSI) students, and for research in the interdisciplinary field of information and library science.
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in anthropology
Provides resources, strategies and information on conducting research in archaeology
- Unique Collections on the UM Campus
Unusual collections in the University of Michigan Library and on the UM Campus (Ann Arbor).
Library resources that would be useful for doing research on an education topic.
- Communication Studies
Find resources related to mass media and communication, including health communication, political communication, gender and race, global and new media, media policy, social media, journalism, and print and broadcast history, among other topics.
- Video Game Studies
Selected resources designed to assist in researching the interdisciplinary field of computer and video game studies.
- Pornography Studies
This guide will help you find relevant materials for research relating to the study of pornography.
- SI 110: Introduction to Information Studies
Suggested resources for students in SI 110. Find general resources on topics such as technology, library and information science, and computer science. Use the reference sources to help you with the Wikipedia assignment.
- Literature Reviews for the Social Sciences
A guide with resources for the Faculty Exploratory workshop on Literature Reviews in the Social Sciences.
- Research Funding and Grants Guide
- Cognitive Science
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in cognitive science
- Qualitative Data
- International, Regional, and National Data Sets
A compilation of global, regional, and national data sets that contain international statistics information.
- Mapping Tools
An overview of tools to help create maps of kinds.
- ARCH 423/UP 423/Environ 370: Intro to Urban and Environmental Planning
This guide is to help students in Introduction to Urban and Environmental Planning as they prepare their issue analysis papers.
- Academic Integrity in Social Work
This is guide for students of the School of Social Work with information on academic integrity and plagiarism.
- Psych 317: Community Research
Guide for Psychology 317 Community Research taught by Lorraine Gutierrez Fall 2014
- SI 501 Contextual Inquiry and Consulting Foundations
This guide offers suggested resources and search strategies for conducting background research on your client/topic. Fall 2016.
- German 396: Germany and the Black Diaspora
Guide to library research and mapping for students enrolled in German 396: Black Germany.
- Data Management Plans for the Social Sciences
Suggested resources for designing data management plans (DMP) for your research project.
- ED 431: Teaching of Social Studies in the Elementary School
This guide is designed to help ED 431 students find and evaluate resources that they can use while teaching elementary school social studies
- Women's Studies 240: Introduction to Women's Studies
This guide has been created to support the research needs of students currently taking Women's Studies 240: Introduction to Women's Studies (ws240).
- Open Access
This research guide provides readers with a basic understanding of Open Access, which is broadly defined as content that is free to access and re-use.
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
An introduction and guide to finding and using Sanborn fire insurance maps at UM and elsewhere.
- Children's Literature
The Children's Literature Research Guide is intended to assist researchers, School of Education and School of Information students by providing UM Library children's lit resources in one place. It also includes other external helpful resources.
- Finding Statistics
Find data produced by governments on a wide variety of topics including data on local communities, other countries, criminal justice, incarceration and jails
All things Detroit. This guide serves as a clearinghouse for information on Detroit, including blogs; community agencies, organizations, and initiatives; city government information; and suburban communities of southeast Michigan.
- Health Statistics
A guide to resources on finding and utilizing health statistics.
- Grey Literature
Provides resources and information on how to search for Grey Literature.
- Multicultural Studies
Selected resources useful for conducting research on Multicultural Studies. This includes, African American Studies, Latino or Hispanic American Studies, Native American Studies, and Asian American Studies.
- Top Ten Databases to Start Your Undergraduate Research
Try these databases if you're not sure where to find articles for an undergraduate research project.
This guide provides resources which address a variety of issues concerning physical, emotional, and mental disabilities.
- Natural Resources and Environment
UM Libraries supports research in natural resources and environmental science through a variety of information sources.
Research procedure for identifying books, journal and newspaper articles, campaign finances, campaign ads, political advertising, public opinion polls, and election data.
- Interracial Resources
A guide to fiction and non-fiction resources on topics relating to interracial people and relationships.
Information on maps and mapping agencies.
A guide to electronic and print resources supported by the University of Michigan Library's Judaica Unit, as well as external resources important for Judaic Studies, Yiddish, Hebrew, and many other topics.
- Central Asian and Caucasian Studies
This guide covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
- Czech and Slovak Studies
This guide covers the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
- East European Studies
This guide covers the westernmost countries of the former Soviet Union, each one of which has a separate page: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, and Ukraine. Also included in this guide is information on the Romani people.
- Southeast European Studies
This guide covers countries in southeastern Europe, including Modern Greece, Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and countries that comprised former Yugoslavia: Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia.
Use for researching Congress or finding Congressional documents like bills. laws, legislation, serial set, debate, Congressional Record, CRS reports, primary source documents, hearings, prints, reports and policy.
This guide will help with finding constitutions and information on the structure of government for the United States and foreign countries to help support comparative political science research.
- Research Impact Metrics: Citation Analysis
Information on how to use library resources for citation analysis. This includes information about impact factors, journal rankings, altmetrics and how to find who has cited an article. Created by Sue Wortman.
- Finding Tests Measurement Instruments
This guide will help those who are looking for tests or measurement instruments in either the health or behavioral sciences. It offers resources, tips and tricks for finding tests.
- Detroit Map Resources
Guide to finding map resources of Detroit and southeastern Michigan.
- Health Disparities in the U.S.
Provides information resources on conducting research on health disparities in the United States.
- Women's Studies 220 / Nursing 220: Women's Health
- Obtaining Copyright Permissions
This guide explains how to obtain copyright permission particularly when using music, movies, and images.
The Graduate Library law collection is primarily a collection about law and how it relates to society. The Law Library has a more comprehensive collection.
- Public Policy
This subject guide provides a starting point for research in public policy.
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Queer Studies
This guide will help you find relevant materials for research relating to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Queer communities.
- Graduate Student's Guide to Publishing
Tips on how to get your work published in a variety of formats.
- Web of Science Core Collection
Guide describes how to access and to search the Web of Science database.
- Finding Data
Strategies and resources for finding data across the social sciences, including opinion surveys.
- Armenian Studies
This guide covers materials in Armenian, from Armenia and/or about Armenian topics. For more information please see the Guide for Central Asian and Caucasian Studies.