Social Sciences

Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005)

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Sentinel, PQHN: LAS
Eastside News
Black Historical Newspapers, BHN
Description

Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile of Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), a major African American community newspaper.  Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1934 - 2005
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11381
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Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003)

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Atlanta Daily World, PQHN: ADW
Atlanta World
Black Historical Newspapers, BHN
Description

Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile of Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), a major African American community newspaper.  Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1931 - 2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11379
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Alexander Street Video

Alternative Titles
Academic Video Online (ASP)
Description

Combined access to all of MLibrary's streaming video collections from Alexander Street Press. Includes American History in Video, Art & Architecture, Classical Music in Video, Counseling & Therapy in Video, Dance in Video, Ethnographic Video Online, Filmakers Library Online, March of Time, Opera in Video, Silent Film Online, Theatre in Video, and World History in Video.

Each film includes a transcript. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared.  Most videos can be downloaded to a mobile device.

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11345
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PsycTESTS

Alternative Titles
Psych TESTS
APA PsycTESTS
Description

PsycTESTS® is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration. More information:

  • Focuses primarily on unpublished tests, those developed by researchers but not made commercially available
  • Most records link to a variety of materials describing the test in peer-reviewed literature, technical reports, or dissertations as well as links to related peer-reviewed literature describing test development, review, or use
  • All records include a summary that describes the test, with its purpose and some history of its development
  • Most records include the actual test instrument
Type
Article Index
Catalog
Text Collection
Coverage
1910 to present. 51% of entries are from 2000 and later; 73% are from 1990 and later.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11339
More Information
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Encyclopedia of Adolescence

Description

Includes more than 140 signed and peer-reviewed articles on adolescent development and behavior, including content on normative development, individual differences, cultural differences, social and emotional development, education, work, and  psychopathology as they apply to adolescents.

Editors-in-Chief: B. Bradford Brown and Mitchell J. Prinstein.  Published 2011.  Three volumes in print.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11337
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Social Science Electronic Data Library

Alternative Titles
SSEDL
Description

Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).  Collections include: American Family Data Archive (AFDA), AIDS/STD Data Archive (AIDS), Child Well-being and Poverty Archive, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Data Archive, Contextual Data Archive, Data Archive of Social Research on Aging (DASRA), Data Archive on Adolescent Pregnancy and Pregnancy Prevention (DAAPPP), Maternal Drug Abuse Data Archive (MDA), and Research Archive on Disability in the US.

A scientist expert panel selected every study in the data archives based on its technical quality, substantive importance to the field, policy relevance, potential for secondary analysis, and disciplinary balance.

Each data archive provides raw data files, SAS & SPSS data extract program files, SPSS portable files, frequencies, data dictionaries, and detailed user's guides. Search for studies by keyword; search for variables within and across studies by topic, type, or keyword(s) and immediately view the metadata for each variable; view and print the original data collection instruments.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11307
Access
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Sanborn Maps Geo Edition

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition 1867-1970
Sanborn Maps GeoEdition
Description

Sanborn maps are large-scale plans of American cities and towns, created 1867-1970.  They were created to assist fire insurance companies to assess the risk associated with insuring a property.  The maps were drawn at a scale of 50 feet to one inch.  ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition provides geo-coding and indexing by address for a selection of Sanborn maps.  Searching can be done by address or by latitutde/longitude coordinates.  Maps from different years can be layered, including modern maps using the Google Map interface.

Eight states are included:  Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. 

Cities included: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Richmond, Seattle and Washington DC.

For other all areas use Digital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970, without geo-coding.

Type
Images
Map(s)
Coverage
1867-1970
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11301
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Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of International Media & Communications
Elsevier Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications
Description

The Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications exhaustively explores the ways that editorial content--from journalism and scholarship to films and infomercials--is developed, presented, stored, analyzed, and regulated around the world. For readers and researchers of all levels, the Encyclopedia provides perspective and context about content, delivery systems, and their myriad relationships, as well as clearly drawn avenues for further research.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Originally published in 2003, in four volumes.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11293
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Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace & Conflict
Elsevier Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict
Description

The 2nd edition of Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict provides timely and useful information about antagonism and reconciliation in all contexts of public and personal life. Building on the highly-regarded 1st edition (1999), the Encyclopedia is an essential reference for students and scholars working in the field of peace and conflict resolution studies, and for those seeking to explore alternatives to violence and share visions and strategies for social justice and social change. Covering topics as diverse as Arms Control, Peace Movements, Child Abuse, Folklore, Terrorism and Political Assassinations, the Encyclopedia comprehensively addresses an extensive information area in 225 multi-disciplinary, cross-referenced and authoritatively authored articles.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2008
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11291
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Comprehensive Clinical Psychology

Alternative Titles
Elsevier Comprehensive Clinical Psychology
Description

Comprehensive treatment of clinical psychology across the lifespan.  Originally published as eleven volume set.  Includes clinical formulation and treatment of adults, children and adolescents, assessment and treatment of the elderly, health psychology, and applications in diverse populations.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1998
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11289
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