Humanities

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

Alternative Titles
EBSCO e-Books, NetLibrary, Net Library
Description

A collection of over 28,000 electronic books on all topics, mostly published between 1990 and 2005 (though some titles were published as long ago as 1913 and a few were published as recently as 2010).  Includes 800+ electronic editions of computer manuals, reference books, and other books placed on course reserve at the U-M Ann Arbor University Library.  Permits reading of book cover-to-cover online, browsing books by topic, searching within and across books, and printing of up to 60 pages of a book at a time.  Books can be downloaded using the free Adobe Digital Editions software to devices supporting Adobe ebook DRM, including iPad, iPhone, Soney eReader, and Nook. These books were formerly available through the NetLibrary interface.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Full text of assorted books published since 1913. (Mostly published 1990-2005.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9035
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Times Digital Archive

Alternative Titles
The Times of London, London Times
The Times Digital Archive 1785-2006, TTDA, TDA
Gale Historical Newspapers
Description

Searchable access to more than 200 years of backfile issues of The Times newspaper of London, England, from its origin in 1785 through 2006, including full page facsimile images digitized from microfilm. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

Note:  For full text of the The Times since 2006, use LexisNexis Academic or NewBank's Access World News.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1785 - 2006 Backfile only.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9041
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (IESBS)

Alternative Titles
IESBS
Description

Online version of the largest reference work published in the social and behavioral sciences. Subjects covered include: anthropology, psychology, demography, economics, education, gender studies, law, linguistics,public policy, sociology, urban planning, etc.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1st Ed.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9025
Access
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Readers Guide Retrospective

Alternative Titles
Readers Guide Retro, RGR
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
Description

Indexes articles from 240 periodicals published in the U.S. & Canada between 1890 and 1982, covering current events & news, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health, consumer affairs, etc.  Provides separate access to just the back-file of the Readers Guide index.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1890 - 1982
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9023
Access
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Ancient and Medieval History Online

Description

Covers covers five ancient civilizations-Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica-from 3 to 5 million years ago to flourishing cultures in 600 CE. Includes selected historical documents, illustrations and maps. Updated semiannually.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1889-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8989
Access
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Gale Literary Databases

Alternative Titles
Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography
Description

Simultaneous searching of three premier literature resources: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography. Provides in-depth information on the lives and writings of nearly 100,000 authors.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current cumulative editions.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8981
Access
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Contemporary Women's Issues

Alternative Titles
RDS Contemporary Women's Issues
CWI
Description

A multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press focusing on issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1992 - (varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8951
Access
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Hispanic American Periodicals Index

Alternative Titles
HAPI
Description
Provides citations drawn from more than 400 journals, primarily in Spanish or English, which cover Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics in the United States.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1970-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8961
Access
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Art Source with Art Index Retrospective

Alternative Titles
Art Index, Art Abstracts, Wilson Art Index, Art Index Retrospective, Art Retro, AI, AA, AIR, AS
Art & Architecture Complete, AAC
Art Full Text, Art FullText, ArtFullText, AFT
Description

Art Source™ covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus. Providing over 750 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images (from Picture Desk and other sources), it covers many leading academic journals, magazines and trade publications, including periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch as well as English.  It also provides indexing and abstracting of podcasts, over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions, which provide examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists.

Art Source was developed from a merger of EBSCO Publishing's Art & Architecture Complete database and H.W. Wilson's Art Full Text database, and includes many unique sources that were never previously available online.  It also includes H.W. Wilson's Art Index Retrospective database, providing indexing coverage back to 1929.

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Images
Coverage
1929 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8935
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