Humanities

ARTstor

Alternative Titles
ART Stor, ARTStore, ART Store, artstor images
Description

The ARTstor Digital Library provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities and sciences. It includes an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Our community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.

Collections are used for teaching and study in a wide range of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more. All University of Michigan community members may search and view images; ARTstor requires registration to download images and use the software tools.

Note: To access the images through the mobile interface, you will need to create an account through ARTstor. Access ARTstor via the library's website and click on the "Register" link at top right. Create an account; use that email and password to login to ARTstor mobile.

Type
Images
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9539
Mobile Version
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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
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    Play Index

    Alternative Titles
    Play Ind., PI
    Description

    Covers more than 31,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to the present, representing a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama. Allows searching for plays by title; author; subject (sisters, culture conflict, marriage); style (symbolism, experimental theater); genre (comedy, melodrama, musical); and cast type. Includes descriptive annotations with plot summaries, musical requirements, number of sets, scenery requirements, etc.

    Type
    Article Index
    Coverage
    Indexes plays written from antiquity to the present published from 1949 - present.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9521
    Access
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    Humanities and Social Sciences Index (with Abstracts and Full Text)

    Alternative Titles
    Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective
    Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Full Text, Humanities Index
    Social Sciences Abstracts, Social Sciences Full Text, Social Sciences Index
    HSSI, HSSFT, HSSR, HSSIR, HFT, SSFT, SSA, HA, SSI, HI
    Description

    Combines Wilson's Humanities Abstracts and Social Science Abstracts into a single file with Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective.  Provides indexing of over 1,500 periodicals across all humanities and social sciences fields, including:  Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Classical Studies, Communications, Community Health, Criminology, Dance, Economics, Evironmental studies, Ethics, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, Geography, Gerontoloy,, History, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science. Psychiatry, Psychology, Religion, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies.  Full text is included for many articles since 1994.

    Type
    Article Index
    E-Journal(s)
    Coverage
    1907 - (Indexing); 1984 - (Abstracts); 1994 - (Selected full text)
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9523
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    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
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    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
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    Library PressDisplay

    Alternative Titles
    NewspaperDirect, Newspaper Direct, ND
    Library Press Display, LPD
    PressReader, Press Reader
    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
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    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
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    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
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    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)
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