International Studies

FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies)

Alternative Titles
Bulletin signaletique
Description

Provides indexing and abstracts of books and articles from over 2,300 European-language journals in the humanities and social sciences--especially in religion, history of art, literature, philosophy, and economics.  Also covers subjects such as:  administrative sciences, archeology, business management, company management, data processing and law, education, employment and training, energy, ethnology, geography, history of science, information science, Latin America, linguistics, prehistory, psychology, public health, and sociology.  Includes conference proceedings, dissertations, and reports.

Produced by Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS), the database provides multidisciplinary and multilingual coverage of humanities and social sciences.

 Content Includes:

    More than 2,300 publications
    Over 2.5 million records
    Records back to 1972

Also Contains:

    Books
    Conference Proceedings
    Dissertations
    Journal Articles
    Reports

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1972 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9477
Access
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Chicano Database

Alternative Titles
Chicano Database (RLG)
Chicano Periodical Index, Chicano Index
Description
Chicano Database content includes over 67,000 records from more than 2,400 journals and other resources including newspapers, books and book chapters. The database provides extensive depth with coverage dating back to the 1960s and selective indexing dating back to the early 1900s. Chicano Database also includes The Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database covering psychological, sociological and educational literature. The expansive content in Chicano Database enables subject coverage to be wide-ranging in scope — including art, bilingual education, education, labor, literature, mental health, law, poetry, politics and sociology — the Chicano Database gives researchers targeted access to the materials that explore the broad dimensions of class, race and gender of the Chicano and Latino U.S. experience.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1967 - Provides extensive coverage from the 1960s to the present, with selective coverage dating back to the early 1900s.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9459
Access
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Mass Observation Online

Description

Mass Observation was a pioneering social research organisation whose papers provide insights into the cultural and social history of Britain from 1937 to 1972. The material at the Mass Observation Archive, and now on Mass Observation Online, offers an unparalled insight into everyday life during the mid-20th Century. This publication opens up a host of essay and project possibilities on topics such as abortion, old age, crime, eating habits, shopping, fashion, dance, popular music, sex, sport, reading, ethnic minorities, and the decline of Empire. This digital project is a multi-facteted resource, offering integrated access to the new online material, existing microfilm series, and the Mass-Observation Archive itself, allowing the user options to search across the entire Archive or by material available digitally.

Type
E-Book(s)
Text Collection
Coverage
1937-1972
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9439
Access
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Catholic Periodical & Literature (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online (EBSCO)
Description
The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (CPLI) Online is the product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Library Association. The database covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9385
Access
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Alternative Titles
Dictionary of National Biography
DNB, ODNB
Description

Concise articles on noteworthy people in all walks of life from the British Isles and their connections overseas, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. No living person is included: the Dictionary’s articles are confined to people who died before 31 December 2000. Also includes "themes"--essays on groups, clubs, sets, and gangs in British history, linked to articles on their individual members.  Please note:  access is limited to one user at a time.  If your access is blocked, please try again later.  When you are done, please logout to free up the access for another user.

Type
E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9349
Access
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Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition

Alternative Titles
Encyclopaedia of Islam
Encyclopedia of Islam
Brill Online Reference Works
Description

The electronic version of the Encyclopaedia of Islam contains the entire text of volumes I to XI and Supplement (Volume XII) of the monumental printed edition. Additional search facilities, enhanced by the inclusion of two original indices (Index of Proper Names, Index of Subjects) and the Supplement enable the user to efficiently search and combine data from a vast corpus of over 12,000 printed pages. The Encyclopaedia also permits searching in both English and Arabic transcription.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
New edition begun in 1954
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9339
Access
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Gujin Tushu Jicheng

Alternative Titles
古今圖書集成
The Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China
Gu jin tu shu ji cheng
Description

This is a full-text database of the famous Gujin tushu jicheng (Comprehensive Collection of Books and Pictures of the Past and Present), first published in 1726. To access the database, click on the "GO" button under IP會員登入 (IP Member Login).

Type
Database
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9313
Access
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China Core Newspaper Databases

Alternative Titles
中国重要报纸全文数据库
CNKI
China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database
Description

Provides full text access to at least 700 core Chinese newspapers that cover many locations and disciplines in contemporary China.

Type
Database
Coverage
Current edition 2000-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9311
Access
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DigiZeitschriften: das deutsche digitale Zeitschriftenarchiv

Alternative Titles
Das deutsche digitale Zeitschriftenarchiv
Description

Scores of searchable, full-text German scholarly journals, 19th century to present, covering the subjects of arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1818-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9297
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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