History (General)

International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)

Alternative Titles
IMB
Brepolis
Description

The International Medieval Bibliography was founded in 1967 with the support of the Medieval Academy of America, with the aim of providing a comprehensive, current bibliography of articles in journals and miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections or Festschriften) worldwide. Its editorial staff is based at the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds, and the project is supported by over 50 teams of contributors in Europe, North America, Australia and Japan.


The IMB offers an unparalleled tool for medievalists to identify the contents of current work published throughout Europe, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region.

 

The discipline areas to which the IMB is relevant include Classics, English Language and Literature, History and Archaeology, Theology and Philosophy, Medieval European Languages and Literatures, Arabic and Islamic Studies, History of Education, Art History, Music, Theatre and Performance Arts, Rhetoric and Communication Studies.

 

A controlled vocabulary: A hierarchical index offers an integrated tree structure comprising some 1,500 subject terms. This allows the user to navigate from nine major conceptual areas through to the specific subject terminology employed in medieval scholarship. A parallel index of places allows step-by-step navigation from major geographical areas to over 50,000 different names of places, regions and geographical features in Europe, North Africa and the Near East.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1967 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9063
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Times Digital Archive

Alternative Titles
The Times of London, London Times
The Times Digital Archive 1785-2006, TTDA, TDA
Gale Historical Newspapers
Description

Searchable access to more than 200 years of backfile issues of The Times newspaper of London, England, from its origin in 1785 through 2006, including full page facsimile images digitized from microfilm. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

Note:  For full text of the The Times since 2006, use LexisNexis Academic or NewBank's Access World News.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1785 - 2006 Backfile only.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9041
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Readers Guide Retrospective

Alternative Titles
Readers Guide Retro, RGR
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
Description

Indexes articles from 240 periodicals published in the U.S. & Canada between 1890 and 1982, covering current events & news, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health, consumer affairs, etc.  Provides separate access to just the back-file of the Readers Guide index.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1890 - 1982
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9023
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Ancient and Medieval History Online

Description

Covers covers five ancient civilizations-Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica-from 3 to 5 million years ago to flourishing cultures in 600 CE. Includes selected historical documents, illustrations and maps. Updated semiannually.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1889-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8989
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Hispanic American Periodicals Index

Alternative Titles
HAPI
Description
Provides citations drawn from more than 400 journals, primarily in Spanish or English, which cover Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics in the United States.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1970-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8961
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DYABOLA

Description
Dyabola is a suite of databases produced by the German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut) (DAI). Chief among these is the 'Archaeological Bibliography' (Archäologische Bibliographie), which contains citations to literature published 1956-present on the subject of Old World archaeology. Other databases include: 'Database of Attic Grave Inscriptions of the 5th and 4th centuries BCE' (Datenbank der attischen Grabreliefs des 5. und 4. Jahrhunderts v. Chr.); 'Subject Catalog of the Roman-German Library in Frankfurt' (1992-present) (Sachkatalog der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission Frankfurt); 'Acquisitions Index of the DAI library in Madrid' (1991-2002) (Zugangsverzeichnis des Deutsche Archäologischen Institutes Madrid); 'Eurasia Bibliography of the DAI' (1998-present) (Eurasienbibliographie des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts); and monographs from the 'Bibliography of the Early and Prehistory of Europe' 1992-2006 (Monographien der Bibliographie zur Vor- und Frühgeschichte Europas).
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8905
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American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES) Online

Description
Covers journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, and selected government publications on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the U.S. and Canada.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1990 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8893
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Oxford Reference Online

Alternative Titles
ORO
Description

Fully indexed, cross-searchable database of about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes subject reference works in the humanities, social sciences, and science.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Includes latest editions of reference works published in recent years.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8863
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Medieval Realms

Description

Medieval Realms is a comprehensive collection of original source material for the Middle Ages in Britain. It contains images of manuscripts, artefacts and buildings together with transcripts and translations into modern English of key written sources.

Type
Images
Text Collection
Coverage
1066 - 1500
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8825
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online - Text Creation Partnership (ECCO-TCP)

Alternative Titles
ECCO
Description

The University of Michigan, the University of Oxford, and Gale (part of Cengage Learning) have cooperated in a Text Creation Partnership to make freely available 2,231 accurately keyed and fully searchable SGML/XML text editions from among the 150,000 titles available in the Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) database. ECCO is an important research database that includes every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. ECCO contains more than 32 million pages of text and over 205,000 individual volumes, all fully searchable. ECCO is published by Gale, part of Cengage Learning.

The ECCO collection consists of the works represented in the English Short Title Catalogue between 1701 and 1800. The corpus contains a diverse number of materials including not only books and broadsides but also Bibles, tract books, sermons, and printed printed ephemera by many well-known and lesser-known authors. The 150,000 works of the ECCO corpus captures the essence of the Enlightenment in Great Britain, and is essential in order to understand the context of the French, Industrial, and American Revolutions.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1701-1800
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8801
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