Subject Encyclopedias

Oxford Art Online

Alternative Titles
Grove Dictionary of Art Online
Description
Online version of the comprehensive art reference work covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography, from prehistory to the 1990s. Includes 41,000 articles and 10,000 color images.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Contains full text, and selected images, of the first edition of 1996.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8685
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Alternative Titles
SEP
Description

A refereed, open access encyclopedia with in-depth articles on a random array of several hundred philosophical topics, most with a Western and analytic perspective.  A partially complete work-in-progress, with articles added as contributors finish them, and many topics not yet covered.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Latest quarterly edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8615
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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Dictionary of Opera Characters

Alternative Titles
A Dictionary of Opera Characters
Who's Who in Opera
Description

Containing over 2,500 operatic characters, this guide gives plot synopses for over 250 operas and operettas, and details full information on each operatic role, including its creator and notable performers. Well-known personalities contribute articles on favourite roles, for example, Placido Domingo writes on the character of Otello and Janet Baker on Mary Stuart. Other contributors include Andrew Porter, Sena Jurinac, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Miller, Sir Charles Mackerras, and Marie McLaughlin revealing much about the creative process behind some of the most famous performances in opera history.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8579
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Ullmann's Industrial Chemistry

Alternative Titles
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
Description
Nearly 1000 articles covering all aspects of the science and technology of industrial chemistry. Features include full search capabilities, hyperlinked cross-references, and keyword, author, and CAS registry number indexes.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Electronic version of 6th Edition (1998)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8511
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

Description
Covers the latest developments in chemical technology and related fields. Features include dynamic table of contents and online index; separate windows for text, tables, figures, and bibliography; and hyperlinked references.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
current version
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8469
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Encyclopedia of Materials

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
Description

Short articles covering all topics related to materials. Thematic areas covered include materials, applications, properties, and techniques and processing. Indexing by author, subject, theme, alphabet, and cited author.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8445
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Encyclopedia of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry

Description

Covers quantum mechanics of atoms, molecules, and condensed phases; thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, molecular reaction dynamics, surface reactions. From Institue of Physics (IoP).

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8443
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology

Description
Coverage of all aspects of polymer science, including nanotechnology, imaging and analytical techniques, methods of controlled polymer architecture, and biomimetics. Ability to search across other Wiley InterScience databases.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Electronic version of 3rd ed. (2001)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8447
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (e-EROS)

Alternative Titles
e-EROS, Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis
Description
Covers 3500+ reagents used in organic synthesis. Searchable by reagent names, structures, substructures, reaction conditions, and fulltext. Includes properties, preparations, example reactions, and key literature references.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2001 - ; regular additions of new reactions and reagents
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8427
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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