Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of Small Business

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Small Business (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
This convenient and exhaustive 2-vol. print reference source is designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. The Encyclopedia contains 600 detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business owners, including financing; financial planning; business plan creation; market analysis; sales strategy; tax planning, human resource issues and more. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9927
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Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedia of Crime & Justice
Description
An interdisciplinary source that addresses not only law but also sociology, psychology, history and economics. Entries vary widely from abortion to rape and from family violence to wiretapping, offering a mirror of issues dominating today's headlines. This edition is a complete update and revision of the previous edition that includes new essays on topics such as stalking, hate crimes, and HIV. 4 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9925
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Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics

Alternative Titles
Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
This supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics. Reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particl.'s discovery and function. Covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries on scientists who made significant contributions. Case studies and experiments round out the broad range of topics covered.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9917
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New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

Alternative Titles
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition
The New Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Economics Second Edition
Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
NPDE
Description

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, 2008.  Contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world's leading economists. Updated quarterly.

Based on The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, edited by Eatwell, Milgate and Newman, 1987, but with 80% new material.  1987 edition also included; can be searched separately or together with the 2008 edition.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9913
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Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians since 1990

Alternative Titles
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description

An A-Z biographical reference that focuses on individual artists and groups in all popular styles active from 1990 to the present, including those in rock, rhythm and blues, rap, country, electronica, jazz, vocal and classical. Features include select discographies, bibliographies, a glossary of musical terms, and other information. Also features appendix essays on various topics including the music industry, rap, and grunge. This is an electronic version of the 2004 two-volume print publication.

Type
Dictionary
Coverage
1990-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9901
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Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns (GVRL)
Description
The Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns looks at 500 major marketing and advertising campaigns of the 20th century from a historical perspective and several related initiatives of earlier years that developed the basis for present day advertising. Each article looks at the advertising campaign's or market initiative's historical context, target market, expected outcomes, competition, marketing strategy and development hurdles and the outcome of the campaign - what worked, what didn't and why.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9839
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Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

Description

International in scope and spanning all time periods of human history, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History includes 900 original articles by noted scholars from more than thirty-five countries. Articles range from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor. The general conceptual categories of the work are: Geography (entries on cities, countries, and regions); Agriculture; Production Systems, Business History, and Technology; Demography; Institutions, Governments, and Markets; Macroeconomic History and International Economics; Money, Banking and Finance; Labor; Natural Resources and the Environment; and Biographies. Edited by Joel Mokyr. First published 2003.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition 2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9799
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Encyclopaedia Judaica

Alternative Titles
Encyclopaedia Judaica (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
The standard reference work on Judaism, with more than 21,000 signed entries on Jewish life, culture, history and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Second edition of 2006.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9785
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Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America (GVRL)
Description

The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America is a comprehensive, alphabetically-organized reference source on the human rights and civil liberties that are legally recognized in the United States. The 677 entries address civil rights issues from a variety of perspectives, such as race, gender, age, medical status or conditions, physical and mental challenges, group membership, religion, and many others. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1998 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9747
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New Catholic Encyclopedia Jubilee Volume

Alternative Titles
New Catholic Encyclopedia Jubilee Volume (GVRL)
Description
This supplement focuses on the pontificate of John Paul II and includes thematic essays that present the man and his work. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd Edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9743
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