Humanities

CogNet

Alternative Titles
MIT CogNet
CogNet: the brain sciences connection
Description
The CogNet Library is a growing, searchable collection of books, journals, reference works, OpenCourseWare links and conference materials. Content and resources are provided by The MIT Press and other publishers, professional associations, institutions, and individuals who are willing to share public access to online work.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by title
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8605
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Women Writers Online

Description

Contains over 230 texts by pre-Victorian women that can be browsed, searched and analysed. Additionally, Renaissance Women Online contains a subset of 100 WWP texts, introductions of individual works & essays on the cultural context of the period.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1400 - 1850
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8583
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Early American Newspapers (America's Historical Newspapers)

Alternative Titles
America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922
Archive of Americana
Description
America's Historical Newspapers allows users to search more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states. The full-text database enables researchers to explore virtually every aspect of America during the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection currently includes the following three series:
  • Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876
  • Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1900
  • Early American Newspapers, Series III, 1829-1922
  • Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1690-1922
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8597
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Detroit Free Press Index

    Alternative Titles
    freep.com Archives
    DFP, DFPI
    Description
    Searchable index of most articles published in the Detroit Free Press from 1831-1922 and from 1999-present. Provides citation and first paragraph only; full text accessible on microfilm (Grad. Library FILM X442).
    Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1831 - 1922, 1999 - (Indexing only)
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8585
    Access
    Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
    Subjects

    American FactFinder

    Alternative Titles
    census
    Description

    American FactFinder is an online source for accessing population, housing, economic and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Data available include: Decennial Census of Housing and Population - 2000 and 2010 Results from each of these data programs are provided in the form of data sets, tables, thematic maps, and reference maps.

    Type
    Subject Gateway
    Coverage
    2000-
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8577
    Access
    Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
    Subjects

    Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts

    Alternative Titles
    Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
    LLBA
    Description

    Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.

    Type
    Article Index
    Coverage
    1973 -
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8569
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Si ku quan shu (wen yuan ge edition)

    Alternative Titles
    四庫全書文渊阁版
    Si ku quan shu
    Description

    Siku Quanshu was compiled between 1773 and 1782 under the edict of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty, China. Containing more than 3,460 works with a total of more than 36,000 volumes, it is the most comprehensive collection of Chinese scholarship up to the 18th century. It covers a wide variety of subjects in humanities, science, and social sciences. The electronic version of Wenyuange Siku Quanshu is a full-text retrieval system that includes the digitized texts as well as the images of the original pages of the entire Siku Quanshu and a few other useful tools. This database is licensed for 1 simultaneous user.

    The previous link is only compatible with the Internet Explorer browser. http://www.library.yale.edu/cgi-bin/skqs/siku_login.pl?usr=sikumich&pwd=sikumich

    Now the client program is needed to get access to this database.  Individual user should install the client program to personal work station before accessing to the database.  Please go to http://www.eastview.com/online/sikudownload to download the program.
    Four public computers at the Reference Room of the Asia Library, located at the 4th floor of Hatcher Graduate Library North, has been loaded this client program. Click "Start Menu" --> "General Office Applications" --> "SKQSproj" --> "IP Login."

    Type
    Database
    Text Collection
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8557
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    Acta Sanctorum Database

    Description
    The Acta Sanctorum Database is a searchable electronic version of the hagiographical materials published by the Société des Bollandistes. Coverage from the two January volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in 1940.
    Type
    Text Collection
    Coverage
    Editions of early church texts originally published 1643 - 1940.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8537
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Subjects

    MLibrary Digital Collections

    Alternative Titles
    Humanities Text Initiative
    HTI
    DLPS Collections
    Description

    Provides access to over 250 text, image, bibliographic, and finding aid collections created and maintained by the Digital Library Production Service (DLPS) of the University of Michigan University Library (MLibrary), comprising over a million digital objects.  Includes all collections in the University of Michigan's Humanities Text Initiative, as well as collections sponsored by the MPublishing division of the University Library.

    (Most databases accessible from this page are also listed separately in the Mirlyn online catalog and in the Databases section of U-M University Library's Search Tools.)

    Type
    Article Index
    Audio
    Catalog
    Database
    Dictionary
    Directory
    E-Book(s)
    E-Journal(s)
    Encyclopedia
    Images
    Map(s)
    Museum
    Search Engine
    Subject Gateway
    Text Collection
    Coverage
    Varies by database
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8505
    Access
    Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
    Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
    Subjects

    Pages

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