International Studies

Oxford English Dictionary (Third Edition)

Alternative Titles
OED
OED, 3rd Ed.; OED3; O.E.D.; Oxford English Dictionary, New Edition
OED, 3rd Ed.; O.E.D.; Oxford English Dictionary, New Edition
Historical Thesaurus of the OED
Description

New web version of the most complete and authoritative dictionary of the English language. Provides definitions, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words, past and present, from across the English-speaking world, with over 3 million quotations documenting how and when they have been used over time. Also incorporates the Historical Thesaurus of the OED, where words are arranged by their meaning rather than alphabetically.

Type
Dictionary
Coverage
Third Edition (in progress since 2000), with Second Edition (1989) entries (gradually being replaced).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8747
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

RELICS: Renaissance Liturgical Imprints Census

Alternative Titles
Renaissance Liturgical Imprints: A Census
Index to Relics
Description

A database of citations to over 13,000 liturgical titles printed in Europe between 1450 and 1600, with listings of holding libraries in the U.S. and Europe. It is designed for musicologists studying organ and choral music, art historians searching for named engravers and artists, general historians studying aristocratic patronage, scholars of poetry, and specialists in church history and early printed books. The records were created by the School of Music and are copyrighted by the University of Michigan Regents. The National Endowment for the Humanities supported this project. The RELICS database information is based upon personal inspections of books in most of the major research libraries of the U.S. and also libraries in a few selected European cities, bibliographies, and library catalogs.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
1450 - 1600
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8695
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

China Academic Journals

Alternative Titles
中国期刊全文数据库
Zhongguo qi kan quan wen shu ju ku
CNKI
China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database
CAJ
Description

This database provides full-text access to more than 8,000 academic journals published in China.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1994-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8635
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

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

Cambridge University Press Online Journals

Description
Provides full-text access to recent volumes of scholarly journals in all subject areas published by Cambridge University Press.
Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1997 - (Varies by journal.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8415
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

ARTFL

Alternative Titles
ARTFL: American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language
American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language
Tout Voltaire
Description

Full text access to more than 2,000 French texts, primarily in literature and philosophy, including novels, verse, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises. Also provides links to a wide array of related resources.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1400 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8381
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Handbook of Latin American Studies

Alternative Titles
Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) Online
HLAS Online (Library of Congress)
Description
A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1935 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8355
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

HeritageQuest Online

Alternative Titles
HQO, Heritage Quest Online, ProQuest / UMI Genealogy & Local History Collection
United States Federal Census, PERSI (PERiodical Subject Index), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, Freedman's Bank Records
Description

Provides access to 5 resources useful for historical & genealogical research on the US & Canada: 1) photoreproductions of the original data sheets from the 1790-1930 U.S. federal censuses, with extensive indexing; 2) digitized versions of 22,000+ books (genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, probate records, etc) from all 50 US states and Canada; 3) PERSI (PERiodical Subject Index), a comprehensive subject index covering 6,500+ genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800; 4) Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files of 80,000+ individuals who served in that war; and 5) Freedman's Bank Records, documenting 105,000+ freed African American slaves and over 480,000 of their dependants and heirs.

Type
Database
Coverage
1700 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8325
More Information
Access
Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)
Subjects

ERIC [ProQuest]

Alternative Titles
Educational Resources Information Center
Description

The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. This version of ERIC allows you to limit results to peer-reviewed journal articles. The ERIC database corresponds to two printed journals: Resources in Education (RIE) and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE). Both journals provide access to some 14,000 documents and over 20,000 journal articles per year.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8311
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pages

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