Public Policy

CQ Political Reference Suite

Alternative Titles
Political Reference Suite
PRS CQPRS
Political Contact Suite
CQ Press Political Reference Suite
Description

Collection of over 30 political science reference books, including current and all past issues.  Includes Exit Polls: Surveying the Amerian Electorate, Guide to Political Campaigns in America, Guide to the Presidency, Encyclopedia of Political Science, Washington Information Directory, Historic Documents Series and many others.

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11215
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Roubini Global Economics

Alternative Titles
RGE Monitor Roubini
Roubini Global Economics Monitor
Description

The subscription to Roubini ended on June 23rd, 2014. Roubini Global Economics tracks and aggregates information on global economic and geo-strategic issues. Covers news, research, analysis, blogs, important speeches, and data. Users can subscribe to receive Daily Digests on particular topics or countries. Site includes extensive links, as well as proprietary research and analysis.

 

Questions or comments on the cancellation of the University Library subscription to Global Economics can be directed to ss.elec@umich.edu

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10667
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Congress.gov

Alternative Titles
Thomas: legislative information on the internet
Thomas
Description

Offers full-text bills and bill tracking back to the 93rd Congress (1973) and also Congressional committee information. Produced by the Library of Congress and originally named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, Congress.gov offers full-text searching for bills from the current Congress, bill summary and status from 1973 to present, and full-text committee reports from 1995 to present. Also provides links to other government resources and information on the legislative process.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Full text of bills and resolutions: 1989-##Bill summary and status: 1973-##Committee reports: 1995-##Presidential nominations: 1987-##Treaties: 1967-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10659
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

SimplyMap

Alternative Titles
Simply Map
Description

SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that allows you to create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business and marketing data. Data can be downloaded for use with other software such as Excel and GIS.

SimplyMap requires users to log in to save their work and use it again later.  Users who do not wish to create a personal account may log in as a guest

Type
Numeric Data
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10353
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

PolicyArchive

Alternative Titles
Policy Archive
Description

“PolicyArchive is an innovative, new digital archive of global, non-partisan public policy research. It makes use of the power, efficiency, and economy of modern Internet technology to collect and disseminate summaries and full texts, videos, reports, briefs, and multimedia material of think tank, university, government, and foundation-funded policy research.”

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10221
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

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

Access Problems Reported

If you need help finding alternative sources of information, or experience problems not noted here, contact Ask A Librarian.

Details: MGet It links will not be automatically available if accessing Google Scholar through the Search Tools when connecting from off-campus or through campus wireless. For now, to get MGet It links in Google Scholar: 1) Go to Google Scholar 2) Click on "Settings" link at top of page. 3) Click "Library links" on left side of page. 4) Enter "university of michigan" in search box. 5) You should get 2 "University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Availability at UMichigan" results. Select both results. 6) Click on the "Save" button 7) Perform your search. 8) NOTE: Only the "Availability at UMichigan" links will work. If you attempt to connect through other article/book links you may not be able to access the item.

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

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy (GVRL)
Description

Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures. Also includes a chronology. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9445
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (GPO Monthly Catalog)

Description

Provides citations to U.S. federal government publications. Contains references to books, reports, studies, serials, maps and other publications. Topics covered include finance, business, demographics, foreign relations, public health and social issues.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
1994 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9271
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

CIAO

Alternative Titles
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
Description

Full text of conference proceedings, think tank articles, some journals, and working papers on international affairs.  Also includes case studies, policy briefs, course packs and videos.  Atlas provided by Economist Intelligence Unit.

Type
Article Index
Subject Gateway
Coverage
1995-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9043
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pages

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