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Europa World Plus

Alternative Titles
The Far East and Australasia; The Middle East and North Africa; South America, Central America and the Caribbean; South Asia; The USA and Canada; Western Europe
EWP; Europaworld; EW; Europa World Year Book; EWYB; Europa Regional Surveys of the World; Africa South of the Sahara; Central and South-Eastern Europe; Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia;
Description
Online version of the Europa World Year Book and all nine volumes of the Europa Regional Surveys of the World series, containing detailed political, economic, and geographic information on over 250 countries and territories, including recent statistics, directory information, and current analysis. Plus thousands of directory contact details with click-through web links and a comprehensive listing of some 1,900 international organizations. Additional features include: the ability directly to compare multinational statistics in graph and tabular form; interactive visual features, including maps, flags and downloadable graphs; an extensive directory of research institutes specializing in each region; book and periodical bibliographies of further research; and more.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition, with ability to download earlier editions from 2006 onward.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9453
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Making of Ann Arbor Text Collection

Alternative Titles
Making of Ann Arbor
Description

The Making of Ann Arbor is a public collection of resources on the history and development of the Ann Arbor community, created in collaboration with the Ann Arbor District Library, the Bentley Historical Library, and the University of Michigan's Digital Library Production Service. This Making of Ann Arbor Text Collection comprises the text portion of the collection and includes digitized versions of local histories, city directories, and atlases that can be keyword searched as well as read page by page.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
Varies
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9383
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Bentley Historical Library Finding Aids

Alternative Titles
University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids
Description

The University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids site provides access to finding aids or descriptive inventories for archival records and manuscript collections at the Bentley Historical Library. Approximately 90% of the Bentley's finding aids are available online. 

NOTE: Not all collections have finding aids. If you are beginning your search, we recommend looking in Mirlyn first. The bibliographic record provides a short description of the collection with a limited number of subject headings. The finding aid for a collection generally provides a more detailed narrative description and a full listing of series and folder headings. The MIRLYN record includes a link to the on-line finding aid for the collection if one exists.

Type
Catalog
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9355
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Saline Area Historical Photos

Description

This is a searchable collection of over 700 photographs of Saline, Michigan. The collection covers a time span of more than 100 years, from the 1860s to the late 1900s, and includes images of historic homes, buildings, people, and other subjects.

Type
Images
Coverage
Includes photos from the 1860s to the late 1900s.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9353
More Information
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Historical Atlas of the Islamic World

Alternative Titles
Historical Atlas of the Islamic World (GVRL)
Description

Among the great civilizations of the world, Islam remains an enigma to Western readers. Now, in a beautifully illustrated historical atlas, noted scholar of religion Malise Ruthven recounts the fascinating and important history of the Islamic world.Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Map(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9157
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online

Description
A fully searchable, encyclopedic database of over 165,000 geographical places and features of all kinds. Lists names, descriptions, and characteristics including information on population, agriculture, industry, services, climate, and relief.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1998 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9097
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Bentley Image Bank, Bentley Historical Library

Alternative Titles
Bentley Historical Library Images Collection
Bentley Image Bank, BHL
Description

This collection contains over 1,700 digitized images of original photographs, maps, paintings, and other documents illustrating the history of the University of Michigan, the city of Ann Arbor, and the state of Michigan.

Type
Images
Coverage
1830 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9019
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Michigan County Histories and Atlases

Description

The Michigan County Histories and Atlases Digitization Project is comprised of 428 digitized titles (many composed of multiple volumes) published before 1923. The collection offers all members of the community free keyword searching and page-by-page access to digitized reproductions of Michigan county histories and atlases as a resource for historical and genealogical research. The collection is made possible, in part, through a generous Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant. Additional funding was provided by Michigan Council of Library Directors institutions and a Michigan Digitization and Preservation for Access grant. Titles were selected from Frances Loomis's Michigan Biography Index (Detroit: Detroit Public Library, 1946), William Miles' Michigan Atlases and Plat Books (Lansing: State Library Services, 1975), Bentley Historical Library holdings, and the Research Publications microfilm publication County and Regional Histories of the Old Northwest.

Type
Map(s)
Text Collection
Coverage
1866-1926
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8647
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

CensusCD+Maps [UM Library Terminal Services]

Description
Contains complete 1990 US census data down to census block group, projections of demographics and consumer spending, complete map boundaries for all block groups, and county statistics from 1790 to 1996. Allows user to select, report, and map data.
Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1790 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8479
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

EIU Country Indicators

Description

Economic, demographic, consumption and industry data on 60 major markets worldwide. Includes historic and forecast data on over 250 different variables, stretching back to 1990 and forward five years.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1990 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8457
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

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