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Cold War Intelligence Online: The Secret War Between the U.S. and the USSR, 1945-1991

Description

This collection of 2,360 formerly classified U.S. government documents (most of them classified Top Secret or higher) provides readers for the first time with the declassified documentary record about the successes and failures of the U.S. intelligence community in its efforts to spy on the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Documents included comprise 21,700 pages and were obtained from archival sources as well as through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, submitted to more than two dozen U.S. government agencies. A substantial portion of these documents have been released only since January 2012.

More than half of the documents were obtained from various record groups held by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Many of the other documents were obtained from the Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Reagan Presidential Libraries. The collection also includes a series of documents on joint U.S.-British intelligence operations, obtained from the National Archives of the United Kingdom. Additional sources include the CIA's CREST database, the Hoover Institution Archives, the Library of Congress, the George C. Marshall Research Library, and the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial Library.

Type
Database
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30928
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U.S. Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009

Description

Since 1945, the U.S. intelligence community has had to cover a half-dozen major wars and several dozen smaller but equally bloody armed conflicts in the Middle East, as well as innumerable civil wars, border clashes, armed insurgencies, and terrorist attacks. This comprehensive document set sheds light on the U.S. intelligence community’s spying and analytic efforts in the Arab world, including the Middle East, the Near East, and North Africa. It covers the time period from the end of World War II to the present day, up until the 2002-2003 Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) assessments, the Global War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Iran’s nuclear program.

Type
Database
Text Collection
Coverage
1945-2009
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30920
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EnergyWire

Alternative Titles
Energy Wire, EW, E&E, E & E News
Description

Updated daily at 8:30am, EnergyWire is designed to bring readers deep, broad and insightful coverage on the business and political issues surrounding the rapidly expanding unconventional energy industry in the United States and around the world.

From Capitol Hill to government agencies to the industry and Wall St., EnergyWire covers the key issues, including:

- shale oil and gas development, liquefied natural gas (LNG), oil sands, deepwater and arctic drilling, enhanced oil and gas recovery, and other emerging fossil energy sources
- environmental concerns and the effects on water resources
- the debates over regulatory authority and land and mineral rights
- technology development
- finance, mergers and acquisitions
- pipelines, LNG terminals and other energy infrastructure
- economic consequences
- regulatory and legislative issues
- global energy supply and geopolitical implications

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
2012 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30810
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ClimateWire

Alternative Titles
Climate Wire, CW, E&E, E & E News
Description

Designed to bring readers comprehensive coverage of the debate over climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society.  Updated daily at 8:00am, ClimateWire covers in-depth the key issues that surround the debate over climate change, including:

- Federal agency programs, legislation, policies and funding
- State program development and implementation
- Kyoto implementation
- Post-Kyoto negotiations and nation-state positioning
- International agency activities
- Carbon market development
- Alternative energy research and deployment
- Financial community investment decisions
- Corporate/multi-national response to climate concerns
- Positions and lobbying by stakeholder groups
- Consequences and lessons learned from GHG-reduction efforts
- Latest science research and technology developments
- Effects on water resources, species, ecosystems and agriculture
- Trends and effects for traditional and non-traditional fossil fuel resources
- Consequences for electric utilities
- Economic effects
- Costs to consumers

To access content more than four years old, click on the word SEARCH (in red) next to the search box to connect to the Archive Search screen.
 

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
2008 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30808
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Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1880-1930

Alternative Titles
ProQuest History Vault, INS Records, History Vault Immigration
Description

Records of the INS, 1880-1930 presents the investigations made during the massive immigration wave at the turn of the 20th century. The files cover Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration, to California, Hawaii, and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906-1930; and European immigration. There are also extensive files on the INS's regulation of prostitution and white slavery and on suppression of radical aliens. The collection is broken down as follows:

Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files, Part 1: Asian Immigration and Exclusion, 1906-1913

Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files, Part 1: Supplement: Asian Immigration and Exclusion, 1898-1941

Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files, Part 2: Mexican Immigration, 1906-1930

Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files, Part 3: Ellis Island, 1900-1933

Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files, Part 4: European Investigations, 1898-1936
 
Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files, Part 5: Prostitution and White Slavery, 1902-1933
 
Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files, Part 6: Suppression of Aliens, 1906-1930
 
Voices from Ellis Island: An Oral History of American Immigration
 
 
Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30747
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Rotunda

Description

Rotunda is a digital collection of critical and documentary texts published by the University of Virginia Press. 

Rotunda's fully-searchable collections include: 

Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson Digital Edition.

The Literature and Culture Collection looks to both the U.S. and Britain to provide users with a rich and diverse perspective on the Renaissance through the nineteenth century. The collection presents “born-digital” publications alongside digitized versions of multivolume print publications. The collection includes:

·      The Digital Temple: A Documentary Edition of George Herbert's English Verse

·      Emily Dickinson's Correspondences

·      Herman Melville’s “Typee”: A Fluid Text Edition

·      The Letters of Christina Rossetti

·      Clotel by William Wells Brown

·      The Letters of Matthew Arnold

·      The Letters of Christina Rossetti

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30355
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ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States

Alternative Titles
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Statistical Abstract of the US
Stat Abs
Historical Statistical Abstract
Description

The US Census Bureau published the Statistical Abstract of the United States from 1878-2012.  The company ProQuest digitized 1929-2012 and published a new edition beginning in 2013.  

Type
Statistics
Coverage
Starts with 2013
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11913
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CQ Press Electronic Library

Alternative Titles
CQ PCS
CQ Political Contact Suite
CQPressElectronicLibrary
Description

Collection of directories, encyclopedias and guides on US politics and policy from CQ Press.  Includes Washington Information Directory.  

Type
Directory
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11501
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CQ Political Reference Suite

Alternative Titles
Political Reference Suite
PRS CQPRS
Political Contact Suite
CQ Press Political Reference Suite
Description

Collection of over 30 political science reference books, including current and all past issues.  Includes Exit Polls: Surveying the Amerian Electorate, Guide to Political Campaigns in America, Guide to the Presidency, Encyclopedia of Political Science, Washington Information Directory, Historic Documents Series and many others.

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11215
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