Information Science

Web of Science

Alternative Titles
Web of Science Core Collection, WoSCC, WSCC
ISI Web of Science, ISI Citation Indexes, WebOfScience, WoS, Web of Sci.
SCI, SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, AHCI, A&HCI, CPCI, CPCI-S, CPCI-SSH, BCI, BKCI, BKCI-S, BKCI-SSH
Science Expanded, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Conference Proceedings, and Book Citation Index
Description

Covering 12,000+ scholarly journals, plus selected books and published conference proceedings in all academic disciplines, the Web of Science Core Collection combines seven citation indexes which permit searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)
  • Book Citation Index - Science (BKCI-S)
  • Book Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (BKCI-SSH)
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1900 - (varies by index: 1900 - for Science and Social Sciences; 1975 - for Arts & Humanities, 1990 - for Conference Proceedings, 2005 - for Books)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10165
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WorldCat

Alternative Titles
World Cat, OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, Research Libraries Group, RLIN, Research Libraries Information Network
Description

Combined catalog describing over 360 million books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in 470 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 25,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, 40 national libraries, and selected libraries from 170 countries worldwide). Incorporates all records from the former Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (also known as RLIN, the Research Libraries Information Network).

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10075
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INSPEC

Alternative Titles
INSPEC [Engineering Village 2]
Description

On ENGINEERING VILLAGE platform, covers the world-wide literature (mainly journal articles and conference proceedings papers) in astronomy, physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
INSPEC grows by about 330,000 records per year. 1896-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9821
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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
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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
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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
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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
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RefWorks

Alternative Titles
Ref Works, ProQuest RefWorks, ProQuest Flow
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.)

Note:  This legacy version of RefWorks is being replaced by the New RefWorks (previously called Flow), which requires a separate personal account.

Type
Web Based Software
Coverage
Not applicable
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8693
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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
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ACM Digital Library

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Details: ACS is currently unavailable from off-campus.

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
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