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LexisNexis State Capital

Alternative Titles
Lexis Nexis State Capital Universe
State Capital Universe; Lexis-Nexis State Capital Universe
Description
Bill status and text for all 50 states since 1990; full text of current state legal and regulatory codes; state political newsletters; current state legislators. May be searched one state at a time or across any combination of states
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1990 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8849
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

LexisNexis Academic

Alternative Titles
Academic Universe, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, Lexis/Nexis, LN, LNA, LexusNexus, Lexus Nexus, LexisNexus, LexusNexis
Description

Provides full-text access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information, including hundreds of U.S. and foreign newspapers, legal and business publications, wire services, broadcast media transcripts, and trade/news magazines.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1980 - (but varies by title) Over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8817
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NewsLibrary

Description
Indexing for over 90 U.S. newspapers. Provides citation and first paragraph only: use paper copies or microfilms in a library to see entire articles (or use credit card to pay $1.95 per article to view online). Some articles available through NewsBank
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1978 - (Indexing only). Varies by title.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8705
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Archive of Americana

Alternative Titles
America's Historical Imprints, Early American Imprints, Evans, Shaw-Shoemaker
America's Historical Newspapers, Early American Newspapers
Afro-Americana Imprints, African American Newspapers, African American Periodicals
Hispanic American Newspapers
Description

Combined access to six databases containing full text of historical American books, newspapers & periodicals:

America's Historical Imprints, including Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800) and Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)

Afro-Americana Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1535-1922

America's Historical Newspapers, including Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998

Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980

African American Periodicals, 1825-1995

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Newspaper(s)
Text Collection
Coverage
1535 - 1998 (Varies by database)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8679
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Vanderbilt University Television News Archive

Description
The collection includes nightly news programs broadcast by the national television networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) since August 5, 1968, and a daily news program from CNN since 1995. Archive staff write abstracts of each story within a regular news program, which are fully searchable in the TV-NewsSearch database. Individuals throughout the world may make requests for video tape loans for reference, study, classroom instruction, and research. Users pay fees for tape loans to cover the costs of providing this service. Computers on campus will also display streaming video from CNN broadcasts using RealOne.
Type
Catalog
Coverage
1968-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8621
Access
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Land Letter: The Natural Resources Weekly Report

Description

Weekly in-depth newsletter focusing on the latest developments in regulation, litigation, legislation, and other action surrounding natural resources issues such as public lands, forests, recreation, endangered species, fisheries, timber, mining, and more.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
2003 - present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8593
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Early American Newspapers (America's Historical Newspapers)

Alternative Titles
America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922
Archive of Americana
Description
America's Historical Newspapers allows users to search more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states. The full-text database enables researchers to explore virtually every aspect of America during the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection currently includes the following three series:
  • Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876
  • Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1900
  • Early American Newspapers, Series III, 1829-1922
  • Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1690-1922
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8597
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Issues & Controversies

    Alternative Titles
    Issues & Controversies @ FACTS.com
    Issues and Controversies
    Description

    Full text of balanced, accurate discussions of over 250 controversial topics in the news supplemented with chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, contact information, and bibliographies including primary source documents and news editorials.

    Type
    Article Index
    Coverage
    1995 -
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8589
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Detroit Free Press Index

    Alternative Titles
    freep.com Archives
    DFP, DFPI
    Description
    Searchable index of most articles published in the Detroit Free Press from 1831-1922 and from 1999-present. Provides citation and first paragraph only; full text accessible on microfilm (Grad. Library FILM X442).
    Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1831 - 1922, 1999 - (Indexing only)
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8585
    Access
    Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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