Social Sciences

Global Economic Monitor

Alternative Titles
GEM
Description
Global Economic Monitor provides daily and monthly commentary on global economic conditions along with direct access to high frequency and forecast data that is refreshed daily. It provides analysis of current economic trends, economic, financial and commodity data indicators, an extensive database including growth and commodity forecasts and access to the iSimulate modeling platform.
Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
1990-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10993
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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Responsa Project

Alternative Titles
Global Jewish Database, Judaic Responsa, Bar Ilan University Responsa,
Description

Contains numerous works from the Jewish Responsa literature - rabbinic case-law rulings which represent the historical-sociological milieu of real-life situations. In addition, the database includes the Bible and Talmud and their principal commentaries; works about Jewish law and customs; major codes of Jewish law, such as Maimonides' Mishneh Torah and the Shulchan Aruch with its principal commentaries; midrashim, Zohar, etc.. Jewish knowledge, law, and lore across thousands of years is encompassed. Also includes the Entsiklopedyah Talmudit [Talmudic Encyclopedia].

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10967
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Talmudic Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
Entsiḳlopedyah Talmudit
Description
The Talmudic Encyclopedia includes and explains more than 1500 values regarding Halachic laws and terms, Jewish customs and more - from the days of the Mishnah until the present. The concise values that are taken from the Talmudic literature, are written in a clear and focused way, and include the specific source references in detail.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10969
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Ethnographic Video Online

Alternative Titles
ASP Ethnographic Video Online
Alexander Street Press: Anthropology
EVO
Description

Ethnographic Video Online contains over 1600 films, primarily ethnographic documentaries and interviews of anthropologists. The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including previously unreleased raw footage, field notes and study guides. Documentaries from key filmmakers such as John Marshall, Timothy Ash, Robert Gardner, David MacDougall, John Bishop, David Plath, and others provide long-term perspectives on the study of regions and cultures, as well as the historical development of documentary film itself. Each film includes a transcript. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared.  Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android phone, available for 48 hours.

This collection includes Ethnographic Video Volume I and Ethnographic Video Volume II.  Volume II provides an additional 450 films, including films from a number of new publishers and distributors, such as the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), ZED, and Documentary Educational Resources (DER)

Type
Video
Coverage
1911-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10947
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Young Athlete

Alternative Titles
Young Athlete (Wiley)
The Young Athlete
Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine
Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine
Description

An International Olympic Committee Medical Commission Publication,published in collaboration with the International Federation of Sport Medicine. The Young Athlete provides medical doctors and sports scientists with comprehensive and authoritative information on important topic areas as physical conditioning, the relationship of physical performance to growth and maturation, nutrition, prevention and treatment of injuries, and non-orthopaedic health concerns. Edited by Helge Hebestreit and Oded Bar-Or. Vol. XIII of the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine. 2008

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10959
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Arctic and Antarctic Regions (EBSCO)

Description
Arctic & Antarctic Regions is the world's largest collection of international polar databases. With over 1 million records from 1800 to the present, Arctic & Antarctic Regions covers a wide variety of sources from multiple disciplines. Many sources are indexed only in Arctic & Antarctic Regions making it the best resource for research on cold regions anywhere, from temperate regions with cold winters to the Himalayas of Tibet.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10943
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics

Alternative Titles
ELL2
ELL
Description
Second edition of this 14-volume encyclopedia, published in 2005. ELL2 is the most comprehensive encyclopedia of linguistics, with over 3,000 articles, 1500 illustrations and 38,000 references. Includes about 700 biographical entries and 200 language maps. Keith Brown, editor.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10941
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology (Wiley)

Alternative Titles
Corsini Encylopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science
Description
This encyclopedia of psychology and related fields has over 1200 entries contributed by 700 experts worldwide. Fourth edition updated and expanded to include much new material. Edited by Irving B. Weiner and W. Edward Craighead.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
4th edition, 2010
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10939
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

Description
Over 1800 entries, on all aspects of sociology. Includes introductions to sociological theories and research that have developed outside of the United States and Western Europe. Includes a timeline and extensive bibliographies. Published in print and online in 2007, with new articles added continuously. Edited by George Ritzer, University of Maryland.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10937
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education

Alternative Titles
Sage eReference , Encyclopedia of Law & Higher Education
Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education (SAGE Reference Online)
Sage e-Reference , e Reference
Description
The Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education is intended to serve as a comprehensive source on the law of higher education for undergraduate and graduate students, educators, legal practitioners, and general readers concerned with this central area of public life (desegregation, race-conscious admissions plans, gender equity, and the free speech rights of faculty members). Ed. by Charles J. Russo.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2010
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10925
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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