Humanities

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.
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9025
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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
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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 Includes selected historical documents, illustrations and maps.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
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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
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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
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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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DYABOLA

Description

Dyabola is a suite of databases produced by the German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut) (DAI). Chief among these is the 'Archaeological Bibliography' (Archäologische Bibliographie), which contains citations to literature published 1956-present on the subject of Old World archaeology. Other databases include: 'Database of Attic Grave Inscriptions of the 5th and 4th centuries BCE' (Datenbank der attischen Grabreliefs des 5. und 4. Jahrhunderts v. Chr.); 'Subject Catalog of the Roman-German Library in Frankfurt' (1992-present) (Sachkatalog der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission Frankfurt); 'Acquisitions Index of the DAI library in Madrid' (1991-2002) (Zugangsverzeichnis des Deutsche Archäologischen Institutes Madrid); 'Eurasia Bibliography of the DAI' (1998-present) (Eurasienbibliographie des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts); and monographs from the 'Bibliography of the Early and Prehistory of Europe' 1992-2006 (Monographien der Bibliographie zur Vor- und Frühgeschichte Europas).

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8905
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World Shakespeare Bibliography Online

Alternative Titles
WSB Online
WSB
Description

This release of The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1960 and 2013. The scope is international, with coverage extending to more than 118 languages and representing every country in North America, South America, and Europe, and nearly every country in Asia, Africa, and Australasia. The more than 134,000 records in this version cite several hundred thousand additional reviews of books, productions, films, and audio recordings.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1960-2013
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8889
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American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES) Online

Description
Covers journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, and selected government publications on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the U.S. and Canada.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1990 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8893
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Oxford Reference Online

Alternative Titles
ORO
Description

Fully indexed, cross-searchable database of nearly 400 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes subject reference works in the humanities, social sciences, and science.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Includes latest editions of reference works published in recent years.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8863
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