American Culture

American FactFinder

Alternative Titles
census
Description

American FactFinder is an online source for accessing population, housing, economic and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Data available include: Decennial Census of Housing and Population - 2000 and 2010 Results from each of these data programs are provided in the form of data sets, tables, thematic maps, and reference maps.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
2000-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8577
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Index to Current Urban Documents

Alternative Titles
Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD)
Description
Guide to the reports and research that are generated by local government agencies, civic organizations, academic and research organizations, public libraries, and metropolitan and regional planning agencies in the United States and Canada.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1999-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8503
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

HeritageQuest Online

Alternative Titles
HeritageQuest Online (CH)
Heritage Quest Online, ProQuest/UMI Genealogy & Local History Collection, PERSI
Description
Provides access to 5 resources useful for historical & genealogical research on the US & Canada: 1) photoreproductions of the original data sheets from the 1790-1930 U.S. federal censuses, with extensive indexing; 2) digitized versions of 22,000+ books (genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, probate records, etc) from all 50 US states and Canada; 3) PERSI (PERiodical Subject Index), a comprehensive subject index covering 6,500+ genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800; 4) Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files of 80,000+ individuals who served in that war; and 5) Freedman's Bank Records, documenting 105,000+ freed African American slaves and over 480,000 of their dependants and heirs.
Type
Database
Coverage
1700 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8325
Access
Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)
Subjects

Sociological Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Soc Abs, Soc Abstracts
Sociologicalabstracts
SocioFile, Socio File
Description

Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800 serial publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and non-evaluative abstracts of journal articles. Coverage: 1952 to present.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1952-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8199
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

American National Biography

Alternative Titles
ANB
Description
Profiles of more than 18,000 men and women from all eras and walks of American life who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. Includes thousands of illustrations, hyperlinked cross-references, and links to select web sites.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
First edition of 1999, updated quarterly.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8211
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - American Culture