Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of World Biography, Vol. 24

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of World Biography, Vol. 24 (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2005
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10225
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World of Sports Science

Alternative Titles
World of Sports Science (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
World of Sport Science
Description

World of Sports Science includes the theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on topics such as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries. 2 v. K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, editors.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10219
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Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: Sports Figures

Alternative Titles
Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: Sports Figures (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A two-volume biographical resource for professional sports figures. Presents over 600 entries covering a who's who of American sports, including athletes, coaches, owners, and media personalities. Each entry provides a brief introduction, photo, detailed biography, career highlights, and a bibliography. For general readers. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10217
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McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

Alternative Titles
AccessScience @ McGraw-Hill, Access Science
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (GVRL)
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
Provides thorough, up-to-date overviews of a broad range of contemporary scientific and technical topics, including the latest developments in nearly 100 fields, and well-illustrated, detailed coverage of major discoveries, breakthroughs, and milestones. Contains more than 7,000 articles by 5,000 contributors, with 12,000 digitally prepared illustrations. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Tenth Edition of 2007.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10207
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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Alternative Titles
GVRL
Description

Provides online access to the complete full text of over 100 reference works from Gale, Macmillan, and other publishers. Includes: African American Almanac, Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Datapedia of the U.S., Dictionary of American History, Encyclopedia Judaica, Encylopedia of Religion, Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, World Press Encyclopedia, and many more. Articles can be displayed in HTML with active hyperlinks, or as PDF facsimiles of pages from the original print edition. Individual titles are arranged by subject category (see keywords below), and also appear in Search Tools and Mirlyn separately. Searching can be done within an individual title, or across the entire collection.

Type
Dictionary
Directory
E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Recent editions.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10205
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International Encyclopedia of Communication

Alternative Titles
International Encyclopedia for Communications, International Encyclopedia of Communications
Intl Encyclopedia of Communication
Description
Published in association with the International Communication Association (ICA), the encyclopedia contains over 1300 entries that range across academic disciplines. Useful for topics in communication studies, sociology, psychology, information science, public policy and linguistics, among others.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10189
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Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia (GVRL)
Description
The 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource, now published by Gale, provides entries on the physical geography of every country in the world plus other selected locations. Each entry features a relief map depicting the geography of the location plus detailed text that describes its features, climate and vegetation. Entries are formatted with standardized rubrics to facilitate comparison.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
3rd edition 2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10187
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Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy

Alternative Titles
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more. 3 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2001
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10185
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Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying

Alternative Titles
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description

Covering all aspects of death and dying -- biological, medical, social, sociological, psychological, religious, and philosophical -- the 2-vol. Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying also provides a deep historical and cross-cultural perspective through the ages. 2 v.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10183
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International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family

Alternative Titles
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Includes articles specific to countries and to religious traditions, examining the history of family life within these cultures and discussing how families have been affected by political and social change. 4 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10179
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