Social Sciences

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Description
Searchable online access to S&P's reference works including: Market Investment News; Register of Corporations, Directors & Executives; Stock Reports; Industry Surveys; Mutual Fund Reports; The Outlook; Bond Guide; Earnings Guide; Dividend Record; etc.
Type
Database
Coverage
Current editions incorporating data for the past 10 years.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8395
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PsycINFO

Alternative Titles
PsycINFO (EBSCO)
Psyc Info, PsychInfo, Psych Info, Psychological Abstracts, Psyc Abs
Description

This database contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in over 35 languages.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1806-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8375
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Risk Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Risk Abstracts (CSA)
Description

Risk Abstracts provides a source for interdisciplinary perspectives on risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental and other sources and emphasizes the assessment and management of risk.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1981-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8371
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Annual Reviews

Description

Provides access to authoritative, analytic reviews of research in 29 focused disciplines within the Biological & Medical, Physical, and Social Sciences. Permits searching within these three broad categories or across all 29 titles.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1984 - (tables of contents only); 1996 - (full text)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8373
Mobile Version
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LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts

Alternative Titles
LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts (CSA)
Description

LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. LISA currently abstracts over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Major areas of coverage include: Artificial intelligence; Book reviews; CD-ROMs; Computer applications; Information centres; Information technology, storage and management; Internet technology; Knowledge management; Librarianship; Libraries and archives; Library management, use and users; Medical information; Online information retrieval; Publishing and bookselling; Records management; Telecommunications and the Web.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1969-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8369
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MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences

Alternative Titles
MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS)
MITECS
Description

A comprehensive reference work covering the methodological and theoretical diversity of the cognitive sciences. MITECS includes 471 concise articles by leading researchers in philosophy, psychology, linguistics, artificial intelligence and the neurosciences.  Edited by Robert A. Wilson and Frank C. Keil.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
First edition of 1999.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8363
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Alternative Press Index

Alternative Titles
Alternative Press Index [EBSCO]
API
Description

An index to nearly 300 alternative, radical, and left publications, which report and analyze the practices and theories of cultural, economic, political, and social change. Most of these publications are not indexed elsewhere.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Coverage is international and interdisciplinary. ##Indexes nearly 300 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. ##Includes selected abstracts from research journals. 1991 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8357
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Handbook of Latin American Studies

Alternative Titles
Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) Online
HLAS Online (Library of Congress)
Description
A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1935 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8355
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HeritageQuest Online

Alternative Titles
HQO, Heritage Quest Online, ProQuest / UMI Genealogy & Local History Collection
United States Federal Census, PERSI (PERiodical Subject Index), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, Freedman's Bank Records
Description

Provides access to 5 resources useful for historical & genealogical research on the US & Canada: 1) photoreproductions of the original data sheets from the 1790-1930 U.S. federal censuses, with extensive indexing; 2) digitized versions of 22,000+ books (genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, probate records, etc) from all 50 US states and Canada; 3) PERSI (PERiodical Subject Index), a comprehensive subject index covering 6,500+ genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800; 4) Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files of 80,000+ individuals who served in that war; and 5) Freedman's Bank Records, documenting 105,000+ freed African American slaves and over 480,000 of their dependants and heirs.

Type
Database
Coverage
1700 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8325
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EconLit

Alternative Titles
EconLit (CSA)
Economics Literature
Journal of Economic Literature
Description

Subject index and abstract of journals and books, dissertations, and working papers. Topics include economic theory and history, monetary theory and financial institutions, labor economics, international, regional and urban economics.  An expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes of journals, books and dissertations, EconLit covers both economic theory and application.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1969-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8329
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Pages

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