Searchable online version of Roget’s 21st Century Thesaurus (3rd edition, 2005), based on Peter Mark Roget's classic Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases. Provides brief definitions of words, with lists of other words with similar meanings (synonyms).
Fully indexed, cross-searchable database of about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes subject reference works in the humanities, social sciences, and science.
Provides full text of over 40 of the major newspapers and serials published in Russia, the Soviet Union, or its successor states. Most titles are in Russian or English, with two in Chechen. Updated daily with over 900 new articles each day. Fully searchable.
The Visual History Archive contains 52,000 digitized video interviews with holocaust survivors. Interviewees are primarily Jewish Survivors, though the archive also includes interviews with gay/lesbian, Jehovah's Witness, and Roma (Gypsy) survivors, liberators and Nuremberg trial participants. The interviews were conducted in 56 different countries, in 32 different languages and is the most extensive resource of its type. Each interview is fully indexed and allows a viewer to search for relevant portions of interviews.
The Visual History Archive is only accessible on the UM Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. If you are off campus, please see the USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive Online (www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/995241) which allows searching of the full database and access to a small number of sample testimonies in English.
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information, including hundreds of U.S. and foreign newspapers, legal and business publications, wire services, broadcast media transcripts, and trade/news magazines.