Social Sciences

iPoll

Alternative Titles
iPoll (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Description
Polling data from nearly 400,000 questions asked on national public opinion surveys. Searchable by keyword, polling organization, and date. May not work with Internet Explorer on computers with Windows NT.
Type
Statistics
Coverage
1935-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8831
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LexisNexis Academic

Alternative Titles
Academic Universe, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, Lexis/Nexis, LN, LNA
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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Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

Description
Provides 3000+ peer-reviewed articles, images, a glossary of terms, news, and some multimedia files on a wide variety of life sciences topics.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Released 2001, continuously updated, from Grove/Macmillan Publishing
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8819
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FirstSearch

Alternative Titles
OCLC First Search
Description

Access to 15 databases provided by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) using their FirstSearch interface, including:  WorldCat; ArticleFirst; Alternative Press Index; Clase and Periodica (1975-2011); ERIC; GPO Monthly Catalog (1976-2012); OAIster; PapersFirst; ProceedingsFirst; and SCIPIO.  Permits simultaneous searching of up to three databases at once.

Type
Search Engine
Coverage
Varies by database.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8797
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IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature)

Alternative Titles
• Internationale Bibliographie der geistes und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
Description

IBZ is a multilingual bibliography that indexes over 8,700 periodicals primarily in the arts, humanities and social sciences. To access, select "Go to Databases," then "Bibliographies," then IBZ.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1983- (updated monthly)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8809
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eHRAF Archaeology

Alternative Titles
Human Relations Area Files (eHRAF) Collection of Archaeology
HRAF
Description
Provides researchers and students access to archaeological materials for comparative studies within and across regions. Contains overviews by experts and descriptive materials on several sites for each major tradition covered.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
Compilation of materials published since 1949.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8807
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Access UN

Alternative Titles
Readex United Nations Index
Description

This databases contains complete bibliographic citations of UN documents and publications. Indexes United Nations documents since 1946, including Official Records, sales publications, masthead documents.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1946 to present 1946 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8793
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Black Thought and Culture

Description

Black Thought and Culture is an electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history. In addition to the most familiar works, Black Thought and Culture presents a great deal of previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts. 

The collection includes the words of Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, Carter G. Woodson, Alain Locke, Paul Robeson, Booker T. Washington, Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ida B. Wells, Nikki Giovanni, Mary McLeod Bethune, Carl Rowan, Roy Wilkens, James Weldon Johnson, Audre Lorde, Thurgood Marshall, A. Philip Randolph, Constance Baker Motley, Walter F. White, Amiri Baraka, Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., Angela Davis, Jesse Jackson, Bobby Seale, Gwendolyn Brooks, Huey P. Newton, James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Randall Kennedy, Cornel West, Nelson George, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Bayard Rustin, and hundreds of other notable people.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
Earliest times to 1975
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8781
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University of Michigan. Transportation Research Institute Reports

Alternative Titles
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) Reports
Description
Highway safety research: dynamics of heavy trucks and passenger cars, biomechanics and injury causation, accident causation and accident patterns, intelligent transportation systems, driver behavior, drinking and driving, and driver age.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
early 1960s to present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8775
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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Pages

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