News & Current Events

OxResearch

Alternative Titles
Oxford Analytica
OxR, OxRes, OxA
Description

Designed to be "a first draft of history," OxResearch® delivers succinct Country Profiles and Daily Briefs analyzing economic and political developments worldwide, and evaluates issues within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. The objective, multidisciplinary articles are compiled by an international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities, as well as think-tanks and other institutions of international standing.

Created by Oxford Analytica, this multi-disciplinary database helps students research and analyze the impact of probable developments on the business climate. Features and benefits:

  • Extensive coverage for more than 30,000 articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance
  • Multi-disciplinary team approach—economists, international relations specialists, and political/social analysts offer timely and authoritative judgment on events
  • Information on over 180 countries including the United States, Germany, China, Iraq, and Iran
  • Can be browsed by country, subject and date.
Type
Article Index
Database
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1987 - Three new articles added each day.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8991
Access
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Contemporary Women's Issues

Alternative Titles
RDS Contemporary Women's Issues
CWI
Description
A multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press focusing on issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1992 - (varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8951
Access
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Los Angeles Times, 1881-1990

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Times
PQHN: LAT, LA Times
Description

Searchable access to the backfile of the Los Angeles Times from the first issue (December 4, 1881) through the December 31st issue of 23 years ago. (One year of additional content from 23 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.

Note:  For access to the full text of the Los Angeles Times from recent years, use ProQuest Newsstand.  For combined online access to the complete backfile from 1881 up through today's issue, use ProQuest News & Current Events.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1881 - 1990
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8925
Access
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ProQuest Congressional

Alternative Titles
Congressional Universe, Lexis-Nexis Congressional Universe
Lexis Nexis Congressional Universe LexisNexis Congressional
pq congressional
congressional
executive branch documents
Description

ProQuest Congressional (previously called LexisNexis Congressional) indexes and abstracts Congressional committee publications, including hearings, committee prints, reports, documents, and public laws. It includes the full text of Congressional reports and documents (1789-1969), Executive branch documents (1789-1939), bills and resolutions (1789-present), hearings (1824-), Congressional Record (1985-1997), CRS Reports (1916-present), Statutes at Large (1789-), bill text (1989-), the Serial Set (1789-), Federal Register (1980-) and the current U.S. Code and the Code of Federal Regulations.

 

Type
Article Index
Text Collection
Coverage
1789-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8851
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Universal Database of Russian Newspapers

Alternative Titles
UDB
Description

Provides full text of over 40 of the major newspapers and serials published in Russia, the Soviet Union, or its successor states. Most titles are in Russian or English, with two in Chechen.  Updated daily with over 900 new articles each day. Fully searchable.

Type
Article Index
Database
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1996 [or earlier]-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8857
Access
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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
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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
Mobile Version
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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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