Education

University of Michigan, an Encyclopedic Survey

Description

The University of Michigan, An Encyclopedic Survey is a rich and particularly detailed source for the history of the university from its origins in Detroit in 1817, through the first century of its operation in Ann Arbor with updates extending the history through 1975. The Encyclopedic Survey is made up of more than 400 individual histories about the administration, schools and colleges, departments, programs, units, organizations, and physical facilities that comprise the university.

Type
Encyclopedia
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9345
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ERIC - Education Resources Information Center

Description
ERIC is a bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million education-related citations going back to 1966. This database also includes more than 107,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004).
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1966-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9287
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MLA International Bibliography

Alternative Titles
Modern Language Association International Bibliography
MLAIB
Description

The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and film. It is produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), an organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1925 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. It is compiled by the staff of the MLA Department of Bibliographic Information Services with the cooperation of more than 100 contributing bibliographers in the United States and abroad. Such international coverage is represented by literature from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America, and while the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Swedish.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9243
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Periodicals Index Online

Alternative Titles
PIO. Full text portion also called Periodicals Archive Online (PAO).
Previously called Periodicals Contents Index Fulltext (PCI, PCIFT).
Description

An index to over 20 million articles in more than 7,000 arts, humanities and social science journals, from their first issues through 2000. Includes full text of articles for 633 of the journals covered. Covers many older journals not indexed electronically anywhere else.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1665 - 2000. (Dates of coverage vary by journal title--most are from first issue to 2000.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9193
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LearningExpress Library

Alternative Titles
Learning Express Library, LearningExpressLibrary, LEL
LearnATest, Learn-A-Test, Learn A Test
Practice tests for GRE, LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, PCAT, and U.S. Citizenship tests.
Description

Online test preparation materials and interactive practice exams for academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams, including the GRE, LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, PCAT, and U.S. Citizenship tests. (Requires personal registration.)

Type
Database
Coverage
Current edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9031
Access
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International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (IESBS)

Alternative Titles
IESBS
Description

Online version of the largest reference work published in the social and behavioral sciences. Subjects covered include: anthropology, psychology, demography, economics, education, gender studies, law, linguistics,public policy, sociology, urban planning, etc.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1st Ed.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9025
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Bentley Image Bank, Bentley Historical Library

Alternative Titles
Bentley Historical Library Images Collection
Bentley Image Bank, BHL
Description

This collection contains over 1,700 digitized images of original photographs, maps, paintings, and other documents illustrating the history of the University of Michigan, the city of Ann Arbor, and the state of Michigan.

Type
Images
Coverage
1830 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9019
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CollegeSource Online

Alternative Titles
CSO
Description

A comprehensive collection of college catalog and course data, with over 42 million course descriptions and more than 56,000 cover-to-cover college catalogs available in PDF format from 2-year, 4-year, graduate and professional schools, from the U.S. and abroad. In addition to catalogs, the profiles for each institution include maps, web site links, accreditation data, calendar/unit types, transcript keys, etc. Also includes links to websites for: assessment testing and preparation; associations of education & library professionals; career resources; college guides and planning; financial aid resources; and state Departments of Education.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current and past editions of course catalogs. Includes all catalogs issued since 1996 for most institutions, plus selected historical catalogs back to 1969 for some institutions. 1969 - (Varies by school)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8869
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Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
LLBA
Description

Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1973 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8569
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MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences

Alternative Titles
MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS)
MITECS
Description

A comprehensive reference work covering the methodological and theoretical diversity of the cognitive sciences. MITECS includes 471 concise articles by leading researchers in philosophy, psychology, linguistics, artificial intelligence and the neurosciences.  Edited by Robert A. Wilson and Frank C. Keil.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
First edition of 1999.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8363
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