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Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)

Alternative Titles
EOL
Description
The Encyclopedia of Life is a collaborative effort among several internationally known natural history institutions, with the goal of providing detailed information about all 1.8 million species of organisms on Earth via a single, free web portal. Content is synthesized from published literature and verified by volunteer scientists. Most of the content is text, although multimedia and interactive content is available for some entries.
Type
Encyclopedia
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10679
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Springer Complete English/International eBook Collection

Alternative Titles
Springer eBooks, Springer e-Books, Springer Electronic Books
SpringerLink, Springer LINK
Springer MyCopy print on demand service, Springer My Copy
Description

Provides online full-text access to over 90,000 books in all subject areas published by Springer, one of the world's largest academic publishers. Includes nearly all books published by Springer in English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese from 2005 to the present, plus older books:  Chemistry and Materials Science books in all languages published from 1893 to 2004; about 25% of books in English on all subjects published from 1996 to 2004; and selected books in English on all subjects published before 1996, under the following imprints: Apress, Birkhauser, Copernicus Books, Humana Press, Physica-Verlag, Plenum US, Springer, Springer-Verlag, Steinkopff, and TELOS. Includes books from many different book series as well as books published independent of any series.  Includes books in German and Dutch only for Chemistry and Materials Science.

Books can be viewed and printed in PDF at no charge. In addition, personal copies of some titles can be purchased for $24.99 each through a service offered by Springer called MyCopy. The MyCopy offer is currently valid for over 20,000 Springer eBooks. Books are new soft cover editions with a color cover and black and white book content.  To be eligible for the MyCopy service, books must be:

  • Fewer than 1,200 pages
  • Single titles (not part of a multi-volume set)
  • Published 2005 or later
  • English language

 

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1893 - present
Stable URL
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McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

Alternative Titles
AccessScience @ McGraw-Hill, Access Science
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (GVRL)
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
Provides thorough, up-to-date overviews of a broad range of contemporary scientific and technical topics, including the latest developments in nearly 100 fields, and well-illustrated, detailed coverage of major discoveries, breakthroughs, and milestones. Contains more than 7,000 articles by 5,000 contributors, with 12,000 digitally prepared illustrations. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Tenth Edition of 2007.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10207
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Web of Science

Alternative Titles
Web of Science Core Collection, WoSCC, WSCC
ISI Web of Science, ISI Citation Indexes, WebOfScience, WoS, Web of Sci.
SCI, SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, AHCI, A&HCI, CPCI, CPCI-S, CPCI-SSH, BCI, BKCI, BKCI-S, BKCI-SSH
Science Expanded, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Conference Proceedings, and Book Citation Index
Description

Covering 12,000+ scholarly journals, plus selected books and published conference proceedings in all academic disciplines, the Web of Science Core Collection combines seven citation indexes which permit searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)
  • Book Citation Index - Science (BKCI-S)
  • Book Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (BKCI-SSH)
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1900 - (varies by index: 1900 - for Science and Social Sciences; 1975 - for Arts & Humanities, 1990 - for Conference Proceedings, 2005 - for Books)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10165
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Polymer Handbook (4th edition)

Alternative Titles
Polymer Handbook
Description

The Polymer Handbook is a unique and broadly recognized source of information about a large number of polymeric macromolecules. It contains a vast array of data for polymers, monomers and other ancillary topics that are required for experimental and theoretical research and applications of polymers.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1999
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10143
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WorldCat

Alternative Titles
World Cat, OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, Research Libraries Group, RLIN, Research Libraries Information Network
Description

Combined catalog describing over 360 million books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in 470 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 25,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, 40 national libraries, and selected libraries from 170 countries worldwide). Incorporates all records from the former Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (also known as RLIN, the Research Libraries Information Network).

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10075
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Current Protocols

Description
Provides laboratory methods in bioinformatics, cell biology, molecular biology, cytometry, food analytical chemistry, human genetics, immunology, magnetic resonance imaging, microbiology, neuroscience, nucleic acid chemistry, pharmacology, protein science, stem cell biology and toxicology.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
quarterly updates
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10077
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Catena: Digital Archive of Historic Gardens & Landscapes

Description
Searchable collection of historic and contemporary images of landscape design centered on the Italian Villa.
Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
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Scopus

Alternative Titles
SciVal Scopus
Description

International multi-disciplinary indexing & abstracting database for scientific, medical, technical, and social sciences.   Searchable by cited-reference (forward citation searching).  Covers journals, patents, and websites (16,500+ titles) from 4,000+ publishers.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1995 - (with limited earlier coverage)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10049
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GreenFILE

Alternative Titles
GreenFILE (EBSCO)
Green File
Description

GreenFILE indexes and abstracts over 384,000 articles, books and government documents on global warming, environmental protection and renewable energy. Off campus, it provides free access to 4,700 titles in full text; on campus it also links to articles in subscription journals and books appearing in Mirlyn.

Type
Database
Coverage
Varies by title.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9995
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