Government, Politics & Law

GEONet Names Server

Alternative Titles
NGA GEONet Names Server (GNS)
GNS
Description

The GEOnet Names Server (GNS) provides access to the National Imagery and Mapping Agency's (formerly Defense Mapping Agency) database of foreign geographic feature names.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9945
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

World Development Indicators

Alternative Titles
WDI
Description

The World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.

Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9909
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Digital National Security Archive (DNSA)

Alternative Titles
Digital National Security Archive
DNSA
Description

Consists of over 35 themed collections of more than 90,000 declassified and FOIA'd documents that led to U.S. policy decisions. Includes collections on Afghanistan, Chile, China, Colombia, El Salvador, Iran, Japan, Korea, Nicaragua, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, and the Soviet Union.  Topic collections include The Berlin Crisis, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War and more.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Contains documents created from 1945 - 2010.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9867
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Armed Conflict Database

Alternative Titles
Armed Conflict Database (IISS)
The International Institute for Strategic Studies Armed Conflict Database
IISS ACD
Description

Analyzes armed conflicts around the world since 1997, including non-state armed groups and the death toll. Major features: statistics, bar graphs, and pie charts by year and country for fatalities, weapons, refugees, and returnees. Includes summary information on individual non-state groups. Quarterly conflict review.

Type
Numeric Data
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9849
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

NBER Working Paper Series

Alternative Titles
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers
Description
View and download the full-text of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Papers. Searchable by keyword and browsing by date of publication, program, or JEL classification.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1994 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9845
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Google Scholar @ U-M (with U-M Ann Arbor MGet It Links)

Alternative Titles
GoogleScholar (with "Availability at UMichigan" Links)
Description

The Google Scholar search engine that searches for scholarly documents on the World Wide Web, with the added feature of MGet It (labeled as "Availability at UMichigan") links from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor that connect you to the online and print versions held by the University Library.

Type
Article Index
Search Engine
Coverage
Searches for documents available on World Wide Web dated from prehistory to the present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9825
More Information
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

PubMed @ U-M (with MGet It links)

Alternative Titles
Pub Med, MEDLINE
Description

PubMed indexes over 4,000 biomedical, nursing, dentistry and related journals, with over 21 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and related databases. PubMed is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and provides links between article citations and relevant data in other NCBI ENTREZ databases, including Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, and others.

This version has links to full text available to U-M affiliates.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1950 to present; journal literature only 1950 to present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9817
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Alternative Press Index Archive

Alternative Titles
Alternative Press Index Archive [EBSCO]
API
Description
Comprehensive guide to alternative sources of information published from 1969-1990. Indexes alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. Provides alternative viewpoints on subjects of national and international interest.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1969-1990
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9807
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers

Alternative Titles
Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers (GVRL)
Description

A comprehensive desk reference that contains the most significant historical statistics of the United States from 1789 to 2003, as well as demographic and other select data projections through 2050. Datapedia covers all of the United States' vital sectors, including the labor market, social welfare, and national defense. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1789-2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9781
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Social Science Research Network

Alternative Titles
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Description

Devoted to the rapid dissemination of research in the areas of accounting, economics, financial economics, Latin America, and legal scholarship. Includes email abstracting service and searchable database of abstracts and working papers. We subscribe to most, but not all the fee-based publications in SSRN. If you are a current UM affiliate, please check in MIRLYN or with library staff before purchasing any papers--we can usually get any paper you need free of charge.

NEW: in November 2012, the SSRN launched the Anthropology & Archaeology Research Network.  The AARN includes 14 new e-journals, free through May 2013.

 

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Varies by database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9727
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

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