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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)

Alternative Titles
CDSR
Cochrane Library
Description

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care.  Each Cochrane Review is a peer-reviewed systematic review that has been prepared and supervised by a Cochrane Review Group (editorial team) in The Cochrane Collaboration according to the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions or Cochrane Handbook for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews.  Currently there are over 5,000 Cochrane Reviews including nearly 2,000 protocols  providing an explicit description of the research methods and objectives for Cochrane Reviews in progress.  Existing Reviews are updated as new information becomes available. 

As of 22 Oct 2012, CDSR is available as part of The Cochrane Library.

Until 31 Oct 2012, CDSR can also continue to be accessed via UM-MEDSEARCH as EBM-Reviews:  CDSR

Type
Database
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9783
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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
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INSPIRE

Alternative Titles
SPIRES HEP Literature Database
High-Energy Physics Literature Database
Stanford Physics Information REtrieval System (SPIRES)
SPIRES HEP Database
Description

An index to the literature of the particle and high-energy physics community. Supersedes the SPIRES database started by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center(SLAC) in the late 1960's.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Search over 500,000 high-energy physics related articles. Includes journal papers, preprints, e-prints, technical reports, conference papers and theses. Produced since the late 1960s, and comprehensively indexed by the SLAC and DESY libraries since 1974. Covers some articles published as far back as the 1920's.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9373
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International Plant Names Index - IPNI

Alternative Titles
IPNI
Index Kiwensis
Description
Database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of all seed plants. Product of the Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew), the Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium. Formerly known as Index Kiwensis.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9337
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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
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DeGruyter Journals

Alternative Titles
ResearchNow:a bepress portal
BEPress / BEP ; B.E. Journals
Research Now ; Digital Commons
Berkeley Electronic Press
DeGruyter Online
Description

Since 2012, 64 commercially produced journals previously published by BE Press are now published by DeGuyter.  Subjects include economics, law, political science, health and medicine, business, statistics and engineering.

Be Press continues to host the institutional repository Digital Commons, and it hosts open access journals and working papers series. http://digitalcommons.bepress.com/online-journals/ .  The BePress platform was called ResearchNow.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
All years
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9267
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ProQuest Technology Collection

Alternative Titles
CSA Technology Research Database
Description

This database combines full text journals with indexing of global literature on technology and applied science, including materials science, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, condensed matter physics, computer science and electronic engineering. It fully incorporates ProQuest Engineering Collection, ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Collection, ProQuest Materials Science Collection along with deep indexing of technology scholarship and research.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1962-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9261
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ScienceDirect (Elsevier Books & Journals Online)

Alternative Titles
ScienceDirect (Elsevier)
Science Direct
Description

Contains access to more than 2,000 journals and 20,000 books published by Elsevier Science and its subsidiary publishers, including Academic Press, Cell Press, North-Holland, Pergamon, Mosby, Saunders and Woodhead. Coverage is particularly strong for the life and physical sciences, medicine, and technical fields, but also includes some social sciences and humanities.

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1996 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9239
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OmniFile Full Text Select

Alternative Titles
Wilson Omni File FullText, Select Edition
OmniFile Select, OFS
Wilson Select Plus, WilsonSelect Plus, WilsonSelectPlus
Description

OmniFile Full Text, Select Edition is a multi-disciplinary database providing indexing, abstracts, and full text for all full text articles from 2,700+ different journals and periodicals included in 11 databases formerly published by H. W. Wilson Company:  Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text, Library Literature & Information Science Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, and Wilson Business Full Text.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1972 - (varies by journal title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9245
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Oxford University Press Online Journals

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Details: Some Oxford journal links may lead to a HTTP 400 error: Bad Request - Header Field Too Long. Known affected journals include but are not limited to: Journal of Conflict and Security Law Journal of law and the biosciences Journal of petrology Journal of public health Journal of Semantics ELT Journal

Description

Provides full-text access to recent volumes of scholarly journals in all subject areas published by Oxford University Press.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1996 - (Varies by journal title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9217
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