International Studies

Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Alternative Titles
OISO
Description

Brings together current scholarship in the field and promotes accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. This fully integrated resource features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and will be regularly updated.

Type
E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
Handbook
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10301
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Yizkor (Holocaust Memorial) Books

Alternative Titles
Yizkor Books Online
New York Public Library's Digital Yizkor Book Viewer
Description
Yizkor (memorial) books are an invaluable source of information to researchers as they are often the only resource for vital statistical, historical, biographical, bibliographical, cultural, sociological, geographic, and other information on the Jewish communities of Europe that were virtually annihilated by the Nazis of Germany and their collaborators from 1939-1945. 'The New York Public Library's Digital Yizkor Book Viewer provides page-turner technology to read or consult crystal-clear digital images of complete Holocaust memorial books, exactly as issued.'
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
'650 of the 700 post [World War II] yizkor books at The New York Public Library are accessible online in their entirety...volumes currently available in hard copy only are indicated by an asterisk on the alphabetical list [in Yizkor Books Online database entry page] of communities whose yizkor books are in the [New York Public] Library's collection.'
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10277
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Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

Alternative Titles
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students and general readers. 5 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10231
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Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

Alternative Titles
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers. 5 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2006
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10229
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HathiTrust Digital Library

Alternative Titles
Hathi Trust Digital Library, HTDL, HT
Big Ten/CIC Shared Digital Repository
Description

A massive digital library bringing together materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, libraries at HathiTrust partner institutions, and other commercial digitization schemes.  Includes searchable access to over 13.5 million volumes--including over 6.8 million books, over 630,000 government documents, and over 350,000 serial publications--with full text ("Open View") access to 38% of these materials (over 5.1 million volumes).

Includes full text access to the following publications not fully viewable in Google Books:

  • books scanned by HathiTrust member libraries and the Internet Archive, but not by Google (there are thousands of these, with more added continuously)
  • U.S. books published between 1923 and 1963 for which copyright was not renewed (170,000+ and growing)
  • U.K. books published 1874-1944 and Canadian & Australian books published 1894-1964 for which copyright was not renewed (100,000+ and growing)
Type
Catalog
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Digital copies of library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10197
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Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies

Alternative Titles
RASB, INION
Description

Contains citations, many with abstracts, to humanities and social sciences books, manuscripts, dissertations, and articles from over 12,500 periodicals published primarily in Russia, the republics of the former Soviet Union, and countries in Eastern Europe. Topics covered include archaeology, economics, history, law, linguistics, literary criticism, philosophy, political science, religious studies, and much more.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1980 - Also covers a few publications from before 1980.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10159
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Aluka

Description
includes a wide variety of high-quality scholarly materials contributed by Aluka’s partners, ranging from archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, photographs, and slides.
Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10153
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Dialnet – Universidad de la Rioja

Description
Indexes over 5,000 journals primarily in Spanish with an emphasis on the Humanities and Social Sciences. It also includes a growing number of books, thesis and working documents.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10123
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Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Alternative Titles
CORSAIR: Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Description

The collection spans some ten centuries of Western illumination, and contains manuscripts from all the major schools, including some of the great masterpieces of medieval manuscript art.

Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10095
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WorldCat

Alternative Titles
World Cat, OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, Research Libraries Group, RLIN, Research Libraries Information Network
Description

Combined catalog describing over 360 million books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in 470 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 25,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, 40 national libraries, and selected libraries from 170 countries worldwide). Incorporates all records from the former Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (also known as RLIN, the Research Libraries Information Network).

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10075
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