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Lexikon des Mittelalters

Alternative Titles
Lexikon des Mittelalters (LexMA)
Brepolis
Description

The Lexikon des Mittelalters is an indispensable tool for medievalists across all disciplines. It deals with all branches of Medieval Studies and covers the period from 300 to 1500 AD/CE for the whole of Europe and parts of Western Asia and North Africa. The ancient roots of Western civilisation, as well as neighbouring civilisations, such as the Byzantine, the Arabic and the Jewish, occupy a prominent position in the encyclopaedia.


The information of the printed edition has been enriched by Brepols Publishers with English headwords, inbuilt translation aids and live links to a Cumulative Bibliography (via the International Medieval Bibliography and the Bibliographie de civilisation médiévale).

LexMA is fully integrated with the International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages – Supplement to LexMA, a new encyclopaedia offering supplements that complete or supplement the coverage already offered by LexMA.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10405
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Europa Sacra

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Brepolis
Description

Europa Sacra offers complete coverage of Church prelates, information on all 1300 medieval bishoprics, archdioceses and patriarchates and prosopographical information on 18,507 bishops, archbishops and patriarchs.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10403
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Bibliographie de Civilisation Médiévale

Alternative Titles
Bibliographie de Civilisation Medievale
Brepolis
Description

The Bibliographie de civilisation médiévale has been established by the Centre d’Études Supérieures de Civilisation Médiévale (Université de Poitiers) and aims to provide a comprehensive, current bibliography of monographs worldwide and listings of miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections or Festschriften).

The Bibliographie de civilisation médiévale currently comprises 50,000 titles from 1958 to 2009; i.e. the whole of the relevant elements from the famous bibliography in the Cahiers de civilisation médiévale. Every reference has been fully classified by date, subject and location, and provides full bibliographical records.

The disciplines to which the Bibliographie de civilisation médiévale is relevant include all aspects of History, Language and Literature, Philosophy and Theology, Art History, Archaeology, and so forth in the Western, Byzantine and Islamic worlds.

Type
Article Index
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10401
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International Directory of Medievalists

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Brepolis
Description

The International Directory of Medievalists Online is the continuation of the printed editions and contains 15,000 names and addresses of specialists from over 70 different countries with for the majority their fields of study.

Type
Directory
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10399
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New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

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Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas (GVRL)
NDHI
Description
A survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries exploring the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2005 Edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10345
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Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900

Description

Wellesley is an index to the authorship of articles, and a bibliography of articles written by each contributor, and using each pseudonym. Citations of evidence are provided to support attributions of authorship, along with brief biographical and vocational details. 45 important monthly and quarterly titles are included, covering the period from the beginning of the Westminster Review in 1824 to the end of the century. The exception to this is the Edinburgh Review, which is indexed from first issue, in 1802. Wellesley does not index poetry.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1824-1900
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10337
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FBIS: Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports

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Foreign Broadcast Information Service 1941-1996
FBIS
Description

Provides CIA translations of newswires and broadcast services from around the world in full-text from 1941-1996.

"The United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence." -- Readex.

For full text after 1996, see World News Connection.

FBIS available on microfiche in the Graduate Library, MICRO-F X208 to X215.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1941 - 1996 Covers eight regions: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Caribbean, Middle/Near East, North American and South America.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10309
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HathiTrust Digital Library

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Hathi Trust Digital Library, HTDL, HT
Big Ten/CIC Shared Digital Repository
Description

A massive digital library bringing together materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, libraries at HathiTrust partner institutions, and other commercial digitization schemes.  Includes searchable access to over 9 million volumes, including over 5 million books and over 240,000 serial publications, with full text access to 27% of these materials (over 2.5 million volumes).

Type
Catalog
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Digital copies of library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10197
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ACLS Humanities E-Book Project

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ACLS History E-book Project
Humanities E-Book (HEB)
Description

The ACLS Humanities E-Book Project is an online collection of over 3,300 books of high quality in the humanities, accessible through institutional and individual subscription. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at University of Michigan’s MPublishing. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars. These are works of major importance that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature.

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10173
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Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Alternative Titles
CORSAIR: Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Description

The collection spans some ten centuries of Western illumination, and contains manuscripts from all the major schools, including some of the great masterpieces of medieval manuscript art.

Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10095
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