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  • Academic Integrity in Social Work

    This is guide for students of the School of Social Work with information on academic integrity and plagiarism.

  • Aging Gerontology

    Finding research and information related to the study of aging and gerontology.

  • Anthropology

    Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in anthropology

  • Archaeology

    Provides resources, strategies and information on conducting research in archaeology

  • 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.

  • Cartography

    Information on maps and mapping agencies.

  • Central Asian and Caucasian Studies

    This guide covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

  • 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.

  • Cognitive Science

    Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in cognitive science

  • 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.

  • Congress

    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.

  • Constitutions

    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.

  • Czech and Slovak Studies

    This guide covers the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

  • Data Management Plans for the Social Sciences

    Suggested resources for designing data management plans (DMP) for your research project.

  • Detroit

    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.

  • Detroit Map Resources

    Guide to finding map resources of Detroit and southeastern Michigan.

  • Disability

    This guide provides resources which address a variety of issues concerning physical, emotional, and mental disabilities.

  • East Asian Studies

    An introductory guide to East Asian studies (Humanities and Social Sciences) English language resources

  • 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.

  • Economics

    Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in economics.

  • 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

  • Education

    Library resources that would be useful for doing research on an education topic.

  • Elections

    Research procedure for identifying books, journal and newspaper articles, campaign finances, campaign ads, political advertising, public opinion polls, and election data.

  • Finding Data

    Strategies and resources for finding data across the social sciences, including opinion surveys.

  • Finding Map Resources in Mirlyn

    How to find maps, atlases, CD-ROMs, and other spatial resources in Mirlyn.

  • Finding Statistics and Data

    Find data produced by governments on a wide variety of topics including data on local communities, other countries, criminal justice, incarceration and jails

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Geography

    Resources at the University of Michigan for research in geography.

  • German 396: Germany and the Black Diaspora

    Guide to library research and mapping for students enrolled in German 396: Black Germany.

  • Graduate Student's Guide to Publishing

    Tips on how to get your work published in a variety of formats.

  • Grey Literature

    Provides resources and information on how to search for Grey Literature.

  • Health Disparities in the U.S.

    Provides information resources on conducting research on health disparities in the United States.

  • Health Statistics

    A guide to resources on finding and utilizing health statistics.

  • Images

    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.

  • 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.

  • International, Regional, and National Data Sets

    A compilation of global, regional, and national data sets that contain international statistics information.

  • Interracial Resources

    A guide to fiction and non-fiction resources on topics relating to interracial people and relationships.

  • Judaica

    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.

  • Kinesiology

    This guide provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in Kinesiology.

  • Korean Studies

    Provides selected research resources in the area of Korean Studies, with a particular focus on social sciences and humanities resources.

  • Law

    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.

  • 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.

  • Literature Reviews for the Social Sciences

    A guide with resources for the Faculty Exploratory workshop on Literature Reviews in the Social Sciences.

  • Mapping Tools

    An overview of tools to help create maps of kinds.

  • 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.

  • Natural Resources and Environment

    UM Libraries supports research in natural resources and environmental science through a variety of information sources.

  • 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.

  • Non-Governmental Organizations

    A guide to resources covering NGO-generated information, including websites, publications, and other resources.

  • Obtaining Copyright Permissions

    This guide explains how to obtain copyright permission particularly when using music, movies, and images.

  • 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.

  • Organizational Studies

    Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in organizational studies.

  • 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

  • Pornography Studies

    This guide will help you find relevant materials for research relating to the study of pornography.

  • PSYCH 220: Intro to Biopsychology

    Prof. Jennifer Cummings – Fall 2016

  • Psych 317: Community Research

    Guide for Psychology 317 Community Research taught by Lorraine Gutierrez Fall 2014

  • Psycholinguistics Lab

    Links to resources of interest to the Psychology 349/ Linguistics 347, Talking Minds, a Psycholinguistics Lab at UM

  • Psychology

    Provides guidance on information resources and search strategies on conducting library research in psychology.

  • Public Policy

    This subject guide provides a starting point for research in public policy.

  • Qualitative Data

    Help with qualitative research methods, finding and analyzing qualitative data such as text.

  • Research Funding and Grants Guide

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

    An introduction and guide to finding and using Sanborn fire insurance maps at UM and elsewhere.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Social Work

    A guide to social work research at the University of Michigan.

  • Sociology

    Selected resources for research in sociology and allied fields.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Unique Collections on the UM Campus

    Unusual collections in the University of Michigan Library and on the UM Campus (Ann Arbor).

  • Urban Regional Planning

    This guide will help you locate a wide variety of resources for Urban Regional Planning studies.

  • UROP Library Research Guide

    This is an introduction to library resources for students in the UROP program.

  • Video Game Studies

    Selected resources designed to assist in researching the interdisciplinary field of computer and video game studies.

  • Web of Science Core Collection

    Guide describes how to access and to search the Web of Science database.

  • Women's Studies

    Designed to help you find relevant materials for research relating to women and gender.

  • Women's Studies 220 / Nursing 220: Women's Health
  • 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).