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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

Chicago Tribune, 1849-1990

Alternative Titles
Chicago Daily Tribune, Chicago Daily Press and Tribune
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune, PQHN: CT, Chi Trib
Description

Searchable access to the backfile of the Chicago Tribune newspaper from the first issue in 1849 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 searchable access to the full text of the Chicago Tribune from 1989 to the present, use ProQuest Newsstand.  For combined searchable access to the complete backfile from 1849 up through today's issue, use ProQuest News & Current Events.  For full image access for issues from 2008 to the present, use ProQuest Digital Microfilm (2008 up to two months ago) or Library PressDisplay (last 60 days only).

 

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1849* - 1990 *Includes only seven issues published before December 1, 1852; no copies of missing issues survive.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9777
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Left Index

Description
Covers 120+ journals and blogs with a leftist viewpoint concerning politics, economics, labor, ecology, women's studies, race and ethnicity, social and cultural theory, sociology, art, philosophy, history, education, law, and globalization.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1982-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9771
Access
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Issues & Controversies in American History

Alternative Titles
Issues & Controversies in American History@FACTS.com
Issues and Controversies in American History
Description

Biographies, timelines, background articles, photographs, and maps augment the curriculum-based coverage of historical events. Carefully selected primary documents, linking directly to the factual coverage, give the points of view on all sides of the debates as they were promulgated at the time.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9749
Access
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Hemeroteca Digital

Alternative Titles
Biblioteca Virtual Hispánica
Description

Consists of 143 titles which comprise 500.000 pages representing a wide variety of Spanish press of all types: political, satirical, technical, literary, sports, religious, etc., ranging from 1772 to 1933. Digitized by the National Library of Spain, this collection of periodicals and newspapers is the first phase of the Biblioteca Virtual Hispánica which aims to make publicly accessible Spain's bibliographic patrimony.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1772-1933
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9725
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

World Press Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
World Press Encyclopedia: a survey of press systems worldwide (GVRL)
WPE
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description

This survey of press and electronic media covers over 200 countries and their systems. Arranged alphabetically by country, entries include overview and background, economic framework, general characteristics, number and type of media, press laws, censorship issues, state-press relations, education and training in journalism, and more.  2nd ed, edited by Amanda C. Quick.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9577
Access
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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
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

America's Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Americas Historical Newspapers
Early American Newspapers
Description
America's Historical Newspapers provides searchable digital facsimiles of thousands of titles from all 50 states. The collection currently includes:
  • African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
  • Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876
  • Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1900
  • Early American Newspapers, Series III, 1829-1922
  • Early American Newspapers, Series VI, 1741-1922
  • Early American Newspapers, Series VII, 1773-1922
  • Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980
  • Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1690-1922
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9515
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Library PressDisplay

    Alternative Titles
    NewspaperDirect, Newspaper Direct, ND
    Library Press Display, LPD
    Description

    Access to issues from the last 60 days of over 300 newspapers from around the world. The newspapers include the same content and are in the same format as the print edition of the newspaper. Some titles have "SmartNavigation" permitting individual articles to be printed out or heard in an audio version. [Access limited to 3 users at a time.]

    Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    Most recent 60 days only.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9493
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Alt-Press Watch

    Alternative Titles
    AltPress Watch, AltPressWatch
    APW
    Description

    A full text database of over 200 newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press, covering ecology and the environment, grassroots organizing, labor, indigenous peoples, public policy, genetics, and much more.

    Type
    Article Index
    E-Journal(s)
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    Varies by title. 1994 -
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9451
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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