Government, Politics & Law

Global Insight

Alternative Titles
Global Insight (Webstract)
Webstract
DRI
IHS Global Insight
Description

Economic and financial time series data from around the world covering stocks, equities, futures, production, exchange and interest rates, balance of payments, national income accounts, etc. 

Due to declining use, the University Library has decided not to renew IHS Global Insight, as of late 2012. Some of this same data can be found in alternative resources, such as the IMF databases, OECD iLibrary, and US government statistial sources.  For help with statistics and data questions, contact the Clark Library 734/764-0410. http://www.lib.umich.edu/clark-library

For comments on the cancellation of IHS Global Insight, contact ss.elec@umich.edu

 

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by title
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9581
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Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition

Alternative Titles
Historical Statistics of the United States Millennial Edition Online
Historical Statistics of the U.S.
Description
A compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources. Contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present. Tables can be downloaded in Excel or CSV format.
Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9569
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Historical Statistics of U.S.

Alternative Titles
Historical Statistics of the United States on CD-ROM [UM LibraryTerminal Services]
Description
Includes over 12,500 time series and all descriptive text, an electronic book for easy viewing and searching, and Lotus 1-2-3- files and tab-delimited text for all tables, ready to download for manipulation and statistical analysis.
Type
Statistics
Coverage
Electronic version of the bicentennial edition published in 1975.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9567
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CQ Researcher

Alternative Titles
CQ Researcher Plus Archive
Editorial Research Reports
Description

CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1923-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9565
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PAIS International: Public Affairs Information Service

Alternative Titles
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) (CSA)
PAIS Archive
Public Affairs International
Description

Contains references to nearly 2 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research and conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, etc. concerning public affairs and public policy worldwide.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1915-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9553
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American Law Yearbook

Alternative Titles
American Law Yearbook (GVRL)
Description
This annual supplement to West's Encyclopedia of American Law updates and expands the content with dozens of new topics. The 2005 edition covers the Schiavo case, the Michael Jackson case, and biographies of new attorney general Alberto Gonzales and other important government appointees, in addition to the Supreme Court docket and more. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9495
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International Political Science Abstracts (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA)
IPSA
Description
International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA), provides abstracts of about 8,000 political science articles per year, published in scholarly journals and yearbooks worldwide. Topics include method and theory, political thinkers, ideas, administrative institutions, national and area studies. IPSA is produced and published bimonthly by the International Political Science Association.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1951-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9485
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New York Times, 1851-2010

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times, PQHN: NYT, NY Times
Historical Index to the New York Times, 1851-1993
Description

Searchable access to the backfile of the New York Times newspaper (Late Eastern Edition), from the first issue on September 18, 1851 through the December 31st issue of 3 years ago.  (One year of additional content from 3 years ago is added annually.)  Reproduces the complete full text of every issue in its original printed form, in full page images digitized from microfilm.  Also incorporates indexing and subject headings from the New York Times Index, 1851-1993.

Note:  For searchable access to the full text of the New York Times from 2011 to the present, use ProQuest Newsstand or LexisNexis Academic.  For combined searchable access to the complete backfile from 1851 up through today's issue, use ProQuest News & Current Events.  For full image access for issues from 2011 up to two months ago, use ProQuest Digital Microfilm.

 

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1851 - 2010
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9367
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Pages

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