Social Sciences

RefWorks

Alternative Titles
Ref Works
Description

Allows users to create personal citation databases by importing references from text files or online databases. Also facilitates manuscript preparation, allowing for automatic formatting of the paper and the bibliography. (Requires personal registration.)

Type
Web Based Software
Coverage
Not applicable
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8693
Mobile Version
More Information
Access
Authorized UM users (no guest access)Authorized UM users (no guest access)
Access requires personal registrationAccess requires personal registration
Subjects

Biosis Previews

Alternative Titles
Biological Abstracts
Description

Comprehensive index to life sciences research literature. Covers journals (5000+), reports, meetings (1500+), reviews, and books in all areas of biology. Weekly email alerts available.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1955 - present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8691
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

American Memory Online Collection

Description
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Varies by topic.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8657
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

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
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

CogNet

Alternative Titles
MIT CogNet
CogNet: the brain sciences connection
Description
The CogNet Library is a growing, searchable collection of books, journals, reference works, OpenCourseWare links and conference materials. Content and resources are provided by The MIT Press and other publishers, professional associations, institutions, and individuals who are willing to share public access to online work.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by title
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8605
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Handbooks in Economics

Alternative Titles
North-Holland Handbooks in Economics
Handbook of Economics
Description

Full-text of all volumes of the North-Holland Handbooks in Economics series.   Includes Handbooks of Agricultural, Computational, Defense, Development, Environmental, Health, International, Labor, Mathematical, Monetary, Natural Resource and Energy, Population and Family, Public, and Regional and Urban Economics as well as Econometrics, Finance, Game Theory, Income Distribution, Industrial Organization, Macroeconomics, and Social Choice and Welfare.

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8599
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

PopLine

Alternative Titles
PopLine (Population Information Program)
Description

Covers family planning technology and programs, fertility, population law and policy, demography, maternal and child health, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive health programs, women in development, and health care communication.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
1970-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8573
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Polling the Nations

Description

Compilation of questions and responses from more than 18,000 national, state, local and special surveys from over 1700 polling organizations in the U.S. and over 100 other countries.  Survey topics include health care policy, foreign policy, the internet, immigration, religion, abortion, the economy, the European Union, presidential races, and technology.  Users can create graphs and export results to Excel.

University Library has license for eight simultaneous users, Ann Arbor campus only.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1986-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8571
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

American FactFinder

Alternative Titles
census
Description

American FactFinder is an online source for accessing population, housing, economic and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Data available include: Decennial Census of Housing and Population - 2000 and 2010 Results from each of these data programs are provided in the form of data sets, tables, thematic maps, and reference maps.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
2000-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8577
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

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