Humanities

America's Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Americas Historical Newspapers
Early American Newspapers
Description
America's Historical Newspapers provides searchable digital facsimiles of thousands of titles from all 50 states. The collection currently includes:
  • African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
  • Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876
  • Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1900
  • Early American Newspapers, Series III, 1829-1922
  • Early American Newspapers, Series VI, 1741-1922
  • Early American Newspapers, Series VII, 1773-1922
  • Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980
  • Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1690-1922
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9515
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History

    Alternative Titles
    Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
    Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History (GVRL)
    Description
    The Encyclopedia is a 5-volume set and a supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces-many by the foremost scholars in the field-it addresses a wide array of subjects in over 2,300 articles to fully define in one source the cultural roots and current condition of the African-American community. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
    Type
    Encyclopedia
    Coverage
    2nd edition, 2006 1619-present
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9499
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Encyclopedia of African American Society

    Alternative Titles
    Encyclopedia of African-American Society
    Encyclopedia of African American Society (GVRL)
    Description
    This two-volume reference work details the ways in which the tenets and foundations of African American culture have given rise to today’s society. Approaching the field from a “street level” perspective, these two volumes cover topics such as rap music, sports, television, cinema, racism, religion, literature, among others. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
    Type
    Encyclopedia
    Coverage
    Current edition, 2005
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9497
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Library PressDisplay

    Alternative Titles
    NewspaperDirect, Newspaper Direct, ND
    Library Press Display, LPD
    Description

    Access to issues from the last 60 days of over 300 newspapers from around the world. The newspapers include the same content and are in the same format as the print edition of the newspaper. Some titles have "SmartNavigation" permitting individual articles to be printed out or heard in an audio version. [Access limited to 3 users at a time.]

    Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    Most recent 60 days only.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9493
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies)

    Alternative Titles
    Bulletin signaletique
    Description

    Provides indexing and abstracts of books and articles from over 2,300 European-language journals in the humanities and social sciences--especially in religion, history of art, literature, philosophy, and economics.  Also covers subjects such as:  administrative sciences, archeology, business management, company management, data processing and law, education, employment and training, energy, ethnology, geography, history of science, information science, Latin America, linguistics, prehistory, psychology, public health, and sociology.  Includes conference proceedings, dissertations, and reports.

    Produced by Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS), the database provides multidisciplinary and multilingual coverage of humanities and social sciences.

     Content Includes:

        More than 2,300 publications
        Over 2.5 million records
        Records back to 1972

    Also Contains:

        Books
        Conference Proceedings
        Dissertations
        Journal Articles
        Reports

    Type
    Article Index
    Coverage
    1972 -
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9477
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Chicano Database

    Alternative Titles
    Chicano Database (RLG)
    Chicano Periodical Index, Chicano Index
    Description
    Chicano Database content includes over 67,000 records from more than 2,400 journals and other resources including newspapers, books and book chapters. The database provides extensive depth with coverage dating back to the 1960s and selective indexing dating back to the early 1900s. Chicano Database also includes The Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database covering psychological, sociological and educational literature. The expansive content in Chicano Database enables subject coverage to be wide-ranging in scope — including art, bilingual education, education, labor, literature, mental health, law, poetry, politics and sociology — the Chicano Database gives researchers targeted access to the materials that explore the broad dimensions of class, race and gender of the Chicano and Latino U.S. experience.
    Type
    Article Index
    Coverage
    1967 - Provides extensive coverage from the 1960s to the present, with selective coverage dating back to the early 1900s.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9459
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society

    Alternative Titles
    Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society (GVRL)
    Description

    This encyclopedia presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare. Comparative articles include information about childhood in cultures throughout the world. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

    Type
    Encyclopedia
    Coverage
    Antiquity to the present.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9447
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy

    Alternative Titles
    Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy (GVRL)
    Description

    Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures. Also includes a chronology. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

    Type
    Encyclopedia
    Coverage
    2002 edition
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9445
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Encyclopedia of Philosophy

    Alternative Titles
    Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
    Encyclopedia of Philosophy (GVRL)
    Description
    The classic comprehensive English-language reference source for Western philosophy, updated and expanded to cover all philosophy worldwide. Contains more than 2,100 entries and features about 1,000 biographical entries on major figures in philosophical thought. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
    Type
    Encyclopedia
    Coverage
    Second Edition of 2005.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9399
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Catholic Periodical & Literature (EBSCO)

    Alternative Titles
    Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online (EBSCO)
    Description
    The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (CPLI) Online is the product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Library Association. The database covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.
    Type
    Article Index
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9385
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Pages

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