Urban Planning

AP Images

Alternative Titles
AP Images, AP Multimedia Archive, AccuNet/Associated Press Photo Archive
Description
Online access to over 500,000 photos with detailed captions from the AP news wire. Includes all photos from US and abroad added in the previous 365 days (800 per day) plus many selected historical photos from 1844 to the present. Also includes printed graphics and news audio clips transmitted by AP, and selected publicity photos from PR Newswire, Prime Newswire, and other sources. Updated continuously.
Type
Images
Coverage
1844 - All AP photos, graphics, and audio clips from the current year, plus selected historical photos since 1844, and selected publicity photos.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9457
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Europa World Plus

Alternative Titles
The Far East and Australasia; The Middle East and North Africa; South America, Central America and the Caribbean; South Asia; The USA and Canada; Western Europe
EWP; Europaworld; EW; Europa World Year Book; EWYB; Europa Regional Surveys of the World; Africa South of the Sahara; Central and South-Eastern Europe; Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia;
Description
Online version of the Europa World Year Book and all nine volumes of the Europa Regional Surveys of the World series, containing detailed political, economic, and geographic information on over 250 countries and territories, including recent statistics, directory information, and current analysis. Plus thousands of directory contact details with click-through web links and a comprehensive listing of some 1,900 international organizations. Additional features include: the ability directly to compare multinational statistics in graph and tabular form; interactive visual features, including maps, flags and downloadable graphs; an extensive directory of research institutes specializing in each region; book and periodical bibliographies of further research; and more.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition, with ability to download earlier editions from 2006 onward.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9453
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ScienceDirect (Elsevier Books & Journals Online)

Alternative Titles
ScienceDirect (Elsevier)
Science Direct
Description

Contains access to more than 2,000 journals published by Elsevier Science and its subsidiary publishers, including Academic Press, Cell Press, Pergamon, Mosby, and Saunders journals. Coverage is particularly strong for the life and physical sciences, medicine, and technical fields, but also includes some social sciences and humanities.

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1996 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9239
Mobile Version
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Web of Science (All Databases)

Alternative Titles
ISI Web of Knowledge, WoK
Description

Provides cross-search of multiple databases: Web of Science Core Collection (including Science, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Book, and Conference Proceedings Citation Indexes), BIOSIS Previews, Chinese Science Citation Database, Current Contents Connect (tables of contents), Data Citation Index, MEDLINE, and Zoological Record.  Also provides links (at top edge) to Journal Citation Reports, and (under "Additional Resources" at lower left) to Index to Organism Names and Science Watch.

Type
Search Engine
Coverage
1900 - (Varies by database.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9187
Mobile Version
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GenderWatch

Alternative Titles
Gender Watch
GW
Description

A full text database of 140 international publications devoted to women's and gender issues, including scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers, plus reports, pamphlets, papers and conference proceedings.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1974 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9191
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Transport Database

Alternative Titles
Transport Database [SilverPlatter WebSPIRS 5.0]
SilverPlatter Transport
Description

Effective January 1, 2015, the University of Michigan Library will cancel its subscription to Transport Database. Please use TRID (Transport Research International Documentation) as an alternative to Transport.

Contains citations and abstracts published in member countries of the European Conference of Ministers of Transport and associated countries about all types/modes of transport emphasizing land travel. Transport Database is limited to one simultaneous user.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1968 - present 1968 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9137
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ReferenceUSA

Alternative Titles
Reference USA, RefUSA, Ref USA
Telephone Directory, Yellow Pages
Description
White- and yellow-pages directory listings for all U.S. residences and businesses, supplemented with government information from the Bureau of the Census, etc. Searchable by ZIP code, SIC (Standardized Industrial Classification) codes, number of employees, etc. as well as by name, address, and telephone number.
Type
Directory
Coverage
Current Edition. Updated continuously. Covers 135 million U.S. households containing 210 million residents, and 14 million U.S. businesses.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9111
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Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online

Description
A fully searchable, encyclopedic database of over 165,000 geographical places and features of all kinds. Lists names, descriptions, and characteristics including information on population, agriculture, industry, services, climate, and relief.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1998 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9097
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ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) Data Archive

Description

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research maintains the world's largest archive of computerized, numeric social science data. Topics covered include demography, economics, health care, politics, social behavior, public opinion.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by data file
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8963
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Environmental Impact Statements: Digests

Alternative Titles
EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements
EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements (CSA)
Description

Summaries and key issues from government-released environmental impact statements, including project descriptions, positive impacts, negative consequences, and legal mandates.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1985 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8839
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