International Studies

Africa-Wide Information (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Africa-Wide Information (Incorporating South African Studies and African Studies)
African Studies Africa-Wide NiPAD
South African Studies
Description

Africa-Wide is a combination of two well-known databases, South African Studies and African Studies, published by Ebsco. It consists of more than 30 different database files from Africa, Europe and the U.S. with nearly two million records indexing articles, books, newspapers, government documents, radio and TV broadcasts, pamphlets, maps, theses, and music recordings. Topics covered include politics, history, economics, business, mining, natural sciences, environment, development, social issues, anthropology, literature, language, law, music, tourism and much more. Former title: Africa-Wide NiPAD. Limited to 1 concurrent user.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
19th century-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9773
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Hemeroteca Digital

Alternative Titles
Biblioteca Virtual Hispánica
Description

Consists of 143 titles which comprise 500.000 pages representing a wide variety of Spanish press of all types: political, satirical, technical, literary, sports, religious, etc., ranging from 1772 to 1933. Digitized by the National Library of Spain, this collection of periodicals and newspapers is the first phase of the Biblioteca Virtual Hispánica which aims to make publicly accessible Spain's bibliographic patrimony.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1772-1933
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9725
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Encyclopedia of European Social History

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of European Social History (GVRL)
Description
This six-volume reference on European social history includes more than 230 articles on everything from serfdom and the economy, to witchcraft and public health. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9703
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World

Alternative Titles
Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World (GVRL)
Description
This encyclopedia explores the many peoples of early European civilizations responsible for such accomplishments as the rise of farming in the Neolithic era and the building of Stonehenge. Coverage expands from prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages (8000 BC to AD 1000) when tribal movements helped define the end of ancient culture and the rise of the modern European world. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
8000 B.C. to 1000 A.D.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9695
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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New Catholic Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
New Catholic Encyclopedia (GVRL)
Description
A standard in public, academic, and high school libraries worldwide, and prized for its scholarly presentation of persons and subjects related to Catholicism and the humanities, this book is the first place to turn for answers for questions on topics such as abortion, divorce, cloning, and reproductive technologies. In addition to the hundreds of new, signed articles on a wide variety of topics, this edition also features biographies of contemporary religious figures, thousands of photos, maps, and illustrations, and completely updated bibliographical citations. The 15th volume is a cumulative index to the entire encyclopedia. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd Edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9689
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students

Alternative Titles
Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students (GVRL)
Description
Based on the scholarship in the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Africa, aimed at college and graduate students, this work presents Africa, from Egypt to Cape Town and from prehistoric times to the present day, in a format accessible to high school students. This set spans many disciplines, covering animals, foods, holidays and festivals, tribal groups, ecology, music and art, trade and economy, geography, religion, folklore, and fossil and skeletal discoveries. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Prehistory to the present day.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9687
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature

Alternative Titles
Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature (GVRL)
Description
Provides biographical and critical essays on 223 writers connected to or concerned with the Holocaust, as well as separate essays on 307 of their works. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1939-1945
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9657
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World

Alternative Titles
Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World (GVRL)
Description
Explores European history from 1450-1789, from the print revolution to the French Revolution. Includes 1,150 articles written by eminent scholars covering major topics in art, government, and education as well as providing biographical entries on key figures of the period. Also covers topics specific to the era, such as apocalypticism, guilds, food riots, royal mistresses and lovers, the Spanish Inquisition, Utopia and others. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1450-1789
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9641
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Global Health (CABI)

Alternative Titles
CAB Global Health
Description

Global Health is a public health database that provides information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non-communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene, and much more. This database contains more than 1.2 million records dating back to 1973. Also included is the Global Health Archive, consisting of 800,000 records from 1910-1973.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1910-present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9591
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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PAIS International: Public Affairs Information Service

Alternative Titles
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) (CSA)
PAIS Archive
Public Affairs International
Description

Contains references to nearly 2 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research and conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, etc. concerning public affairs and public policy worldwide.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1915-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9553
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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