International Studies

Contemporary Women's Issues

Alternative Titles
RDS Contemporary Women's Issues
CWI
Description
A multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press focusing on issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1992 - (varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8951
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Art Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Art Index, Art Abstracts, Wilson Art Index
Art Index Retrospective, Art Retro
AI, AA, AIR, AFT
Art Full Text, Art FullText, ArtFullText
Description

Art Abstracts™ is a comprehensive resource for art information featuring high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating back to 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions, which provide examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1929 - (Indexing); 1994 - (Abstracting); 1997 - (Full Text of selected articles)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8935
Access
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Nineteenth Century Short-Title Catalogue, Series III [UM Library Terminal Services]

Alternative Titles
19th Century Short-Title Catalog, Series III [UM Library Terminal Services]
Description
Catalog of 1) British books printed in Britain, its colonies and the US; 2) all books in English wherever published and 3) translations from English. Records include information about holdings or author headings at specific contributing libraries.
Type
Catalog
Coverage
1871 - 1919
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8931
Access
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DYABOLA

Description
Dyabola is a suite of databases produced by the German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut) (DAI). Chief among these is the 'Archaeological Bibliography' (Archäologische Bibliographie), which contains citations to literature published 1956-present on the subject of Old World archaeology. Other databases include: 'Database of Attic Grave Inscriptions of the 5th and 4th centuries BCE' (Datenbank der attischen Grabreliefs des 5. und 4. Jahrhunderts v. Chr.); 'Subject Catalog of the Roman-German Library in Frankfurt' (1992-present) (Sachkatalog der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission Frankfurt); 'Acquisitions Index of the DAI library in Madrid' (1991-2002) (Zugangsverzeichnis des Deutsche Archäologischen Institutes Madrid); 'Eurasia Bibliography of the DAI' (1998-present) (Eurasienbibliographie des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts); and monographs from the 'Bibliography of the Early and Prehistory of Europe' 1992-2006 (Monographien der Bibliographie zur Vor- und Frühgeschichte Europas).
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8905
Access
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American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES) Online

Description
Covers journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, and selected government publications on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the U.S. and Canada.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1990 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8893
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Empire Online

Description

Empire Online contains over 60,000 images of original manscripts and printed material related to: Cultural Contacts; Empire Writing; the Invisible Empire; Religion and Empire; Race, Class & Colonialism. Covers Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Oceania & South Asia. There is a good balance between manuscript and printed material and a broad range of document types; written by men and women from both the European and the non-European perspective, including:

  • Exploration journals and logs
  • Letter books and correspondence
  • Periodicals
  • Diaries
  • Official Government Papers
  • Missionary papers
  • Travel writing
  • Slave papers
  • Memoirs
  • Fiction
  • Children's Adventure Stories
  • Traditional; folk tales
  • Exhibition Catalogues and guides
  • Maps
  • Marketing Posters
  • Photographs
  • Illustrations, including many in colour

Materials in Empire Online were sourced from: 

The British Library, The National Archives, Kew; The Bodleian Library, Oxford, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Church Mission Society Archive, University of Birmingham, The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), The National Archives of Canada, The Glenbow Museum, Canada, The National Library of Australia; The Bank of England Library; Birmingham Central Library; State Records, New South Wales; The National Library of Scotland; The London Library; National Gallery of Canada, University of Michigan Museum of Art; Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1492-1962
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8891
Access
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Universal Database of Russian Newspapers

Alternative Titles
UDB
Description

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.

Type
Article Index
Database
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1996 [or earlier]-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8857
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive (full access)

Alternative Titles
USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive
Visual History Archive
Shoah VHA
Description

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. 

Type
Video
Coverage
Interviews collected between 1994-2000.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8835
Access
Authorized UM users (no guest access)Authorized UM users (no guest access)
Subjects

LexisNexis Academic

Alternative Titles
Academic Universe, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, Lexis/Nexis, LN, LNA, LexusNexus, Lexus Nexus, LexisNexus, LexusNexis
Description

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.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1980 - (but varies by title) Over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8817
Mobile Version
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IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature)

Alternative Titles
• Internationale Bibliographie der geistes und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
Description

IBZ is a multilingual bibliography that indexes over 8,700 periodicals primarily in the arts, humanities and social sciences. To access, select "Go to Databases," then "Bibliographies," then IBZ.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1983- (updated monthly)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8809
Access
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