Information Science

FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies)

Alternative Titles
Bulletin signaletique
Description

Provides indexing and abstracts of books and articles from over 2,300 European-language journals in the humanities and social sciences--especially in religion, history of art, literature, philosophy, and economics.  Also covers subjects such as:  administrative sciences, archeology, business management, company management, data processing and law, education, employment and training, energy, ethnology, geography, history of science, information science, Latin America, linguistics, prehistory, psychology, public health, and sociology.  Includes conference proceedings, dissertations, and reports.

Produced by Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS), the database provides multidisciplinary and multilingual coverage of humanities and social sciences.

 Content Includes:

    More than 2,300 publications
    Over 2.5 million records
    Records back to 1972

Also Contains:

    Books
    Conference Proceedings
    Dissertations
    Journal Articles
    Reports

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1972 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9477
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Alternative Titles
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
LISTA
Description

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts,(LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1960-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9381
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

ArchiveGrid

Alternative Titles
Archive Grid
ArchiveGrid (RLG)
Earlier version of this database was called Archival Resources
Description

A guide to historical records, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Contains nearly a million collection descriptions contributed by thousands of libraries, museums, and archives. A combination of brief descriptions derived from catalog records in the RLG Union Catalog, and more detailed archival finding aids harvested from the Internet, including those that conform to the EAD (Encoded Archival Description) format standard.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes archival materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9331
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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ABI/INFORM Global

Alternative Titles
ABI, ABI Global
Description

Indexing and abstracts for over 3,040 business and management-oriented periodicals, with full text for articles from over 2,060 of them (including the Wall Street Journal Eastern Edition, 1984-present). Includes many publications relevant to related fields such as psychology, engineering, etc. Also includes full text of: 28,000+ dissertations and theses concerning business filed at universities from 1961 to 2007; 5,200 Business Cases from Ivey, Thunderbird, Idea Group, and Darden; EIU ViewsWire daily business intelligence briefings on over 200 countries (2003-present); and Going Global Career Guides for 23 countries (2004-2006).

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
Coverage varies by title. 1923 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9073
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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RefWorks

Alternative Titles
Ref Works
Description

Allows users to create personal citation databases by importing references from text files or online databases. Also facilitates manuscript preparation, allowing for automatic formatting of the paper and the bibliography. (Requires personal registration.)

Type
Web Based Software
Coverage
Not applicable
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8693
Mobile Version
More Information
Access
Authorized UM users (no guest access)Authorized UM users (no guest access)
Access requires personal registrationAccess requires personal registration
Subjects

Faulkner's Advisory for Information Technology Studies (FAITS)

Description
Library of reports covering IT infrastructure, wireless technology, security, data networking, technology vendors, and more. Useful for tracking technology trends, strategic planning, competitive analysis, market awareness, and product/vendor evaluation.
Type
Handbook
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8459
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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ACM Digital Library

Alternative Titles
ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library
Description

Full-text archive of ACM publications, including journals, magazines, transactions, proceedings, and newsletters, as well as some publications by affiliated organizations.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1954 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8411
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

PsycINFO

Alternative Titles
PsycINFO (EBSCO)
Psyc Info, PsychInfo, Psych Info, Psychological Abstracts, Psyc Abs
Description

This database contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in over 35 languages.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1806-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8375
More Information
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts

Alternative Titles
LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts (CSA)
Description

LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. LISA currently abstracts over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Major areas of coverage include: Artificial intelligence; Book reviews; CD-ROMs; Computer applications; Information centres; Information technology, storage and management; Internet technology; Knowledge management; Librarianship; Libraries and archives; Library management, use and users; Medical information; Online information retrieval; Publishing and bookselling; Records management; Telecommunications and the Web.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1969-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8369
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

EconLit

Alternative Titles
EconLit (CSA)
Economics Literature
Journal of Economic Literature
Description

Subject index and abstract of journals and books, dissertations, and working papers. Topics include economic theory and history, monetary theory and financial institutions, labor economics, international, regional and urban economics.  An expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes of journals, books and dissertations, EconLit covers both economic theory and application.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1969-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8329
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Pages

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