Government, Politics & Law

MathSciNet (AMS)

Alternative Titles
Math Sci Net
Mathematical Reviews
Description
MathSciNet is a searchable database providing Web access to "Mathematical Reviews", the journal of record which indexes, reviews and abstracts the published mathematical research literature.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1940 - present, with selected entries dating back to the early 1800s.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8745
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Information Please Almanac

Alternative Titles
Infoplease.com
Description
Web site for the popular compilations of facts and statistics covering politics, current events, geography, history, business, sports, entertainment, weather, science, health, etc. Includes the Columbia Encyclopedia, a dictionary, and resources for kids.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8703
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Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises

Alternative Titles
Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926
MOML
Description
A searchable, full-text database of 22,000 English language legal treatises from the U.S. and U.K. Derived from the microfilm collections "Nineteenth-Century Legal Treatises" and "Twentieth-Century Legal Treatises".
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1800 - 1926
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8681
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SciTech Connect

Alternative Titles
Energy Citations Database
OSTI Information Bridge
Sci Tech Connect
Description

SciTech Connect is a portal for Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored R&D results including technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information. SciTech Connect is a consolidation of two core DOE search engines, the OSTI Information Bridge and the Energy Citations Database. SciTech Connect incorporates all of the R&D information from these two products into one search interface. SciTech Connect was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) to increase access to science, technology, and engineering research information from DOE and its predecessor agencies.

 

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1948 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8565
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PopLine

Alternative Titles
PopLine (Population Information Program)
Description

Covers family planning technology and programs, fertility, population law and policy, demography, maternal and child health, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive health programs, women in development, and health care communication.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
1970-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8573
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Polling the Nations

Description

Compilation of questions and responses from more than 18,000 national, state, local and special surveys from over 1700 polling organizations in the U.S. and over 100 other countries.  Survey topics include health care policy, foreign policy, the internet, immigration, religion, abortion, the economy, the European Union, presidential races, and technology.  Users can create graphs and export results to Excel.

University Library has license for eight simultaneous users, Ann Arbor campus only.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1986-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8571
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American FactFinder

Alternative Titles
census
Description

American FactFinder is an online source for accessing population, housing, economic and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Data available include: Decennial Census of Housing and Population - 2000 and 2010 Results from each of these data programs are provided in the form of data sets, tables, thematic maps, and reference maps.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
2000-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8577
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NCBI

Alternative Titles
Entrez
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Description

Searchable protein and nucleotide databases, "free" from NIH. Includes genetics information from Medline, GenBank, EMBL, DDBJ, PIR, SWISS-PROT, PRF, and PDB.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1992 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8529
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MLibrary Digital Collections

Alternative Titles
Humanities Text Initiative
HTI
DLPS Collections
Description

Provides access to over 250 text, image, bibliographic, and finding aid collections created and maintained by the Digital Library Production Service (DLPS) of the University of Michigan University Library (MLibrary), comprising over a million digital objects.  Includes all collections in the University of Michigan's Humanities Text Initiative, as well as collections sponsored by the MPublishing division of the University Library.

(Most databases accessible from this page are also listed separately in the Mirlyn online catalog and in the Databases section of U-M University Library's Search Tools.)

Type
Article Index
Audio
Catalog
Database
Dictionary
Directory
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Encyclopedia
Images
Map(s)
Museum
Search Engine
Subject Gateway
Text Collection
Coverage
Varies by database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8505
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Index to Current Urban Documents

Alternative Titles
Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD)
Description
Guide to the reports and research that are generated by local government agencies, civic organizations, academic and research organizations, public libraries, and metropolitan and regional planning agencies in the United States and Canada.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1999-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8503
Access
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