United States History

WorldCat

Alternative Titles
WorldCat (OCLC)
OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, RLIN
World Cat
Description

Over 62 million records describing books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in over 400 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 57,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, and the national libraries of Australia and many Western European countries). Incorporates all records from the Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (RLIN).

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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America: History & Life (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
America: History and Life, AHL, AH&L, AHaL
Description

America: History & Life is an index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. The database indexes 1,700 journals from 1964 to present and also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1954-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10059
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CQ Almanac

Alternative Titles
Congressional Quarterly Almanac Online Edition (CQ Press)
Description

CQ Almanac contains unbiased, objective and comprehensive summaries of all Capitol Hill activity from the previous congress.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1946-present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10055
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Index to Nineteenth-Century American Art Periodicals

Alternative Titles
Index to Nineteenth-Century American Art Periodicals (RLG)
Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals
Description

Describes the entire contents (articles, art notes, illustrations, stories, poems, and advertisements) of 42 journals, offering information on popular culture and industry, artists and illustrators, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, etc.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1840 - 1907
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10041
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Early Detroit Images from the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library

Description

The Library of Michigan Digitization for Preservation and Access Grant was awarded to the Detroit Public Library in 2005. The grant allowed for the creation of a digital database of 19th century and pre-1922 photographs of Detroit. The formats include glass negatives, lanternslides, cased images, albumen prints and stereograph cards from the Detroit Public Library's Burton Historical Collection. These images illustrate the social and cultural history of Detroit as well as document the historical events that have occurred in the city.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10003
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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

Description
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is one of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion. The data held by the Roper Center range from the 1930s, when survey research was in its infancy, to the present. Most of the data are from the United States, but over 50 nations are represented.
Type
Database
Coverage
1930s-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9965
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Clements Library Manuscripts Division Finding Aids

Alternative Titles
University of Michigan William L. Clements EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids
Description

The William L. Clements Library EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids site provides access to finding aids or descriptive inventories for manuscript collections at the Clements Library. Many of the EAD finding aids are similar to the finding aids available in HTML on the Clements Manuscripts page; however, new finding aids are only being uploaded to the EAD site and are not available elsewhere online.

Notice to researchers: Many finding aids for collections at the Clements have not yet been included on the EAD site. Researchers can search the Clements site, finding aids, and collections in addition to viewing the records presented in this Finding Aids site.

Type
Catalog
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9931
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Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers

Alternative Titles
Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers (GVRL)
Description

A comprehensive desk reference that contains the most significant historical statistics of the United States from 1789 to 2003, as well as demographic and other select data projections through 2050. Datapedia covers all of the United States' vital sectors, including the labor market, social welfare, and national defense. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1789-2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9781
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Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America (GVRL)
Description

The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America is a comprehensive, alphabetically-organized reference source on the human rights and civil liberties that are legally recognized in the United States. The 677 entries address civil rights issues from a variety of perspectives, such as race, gender, age, medical status or conditions, physical and mental challenges, group membership, religion, and many others. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1998 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9747
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Issues & Controversies in American History

Alternative Titles
Issues & Controversies in American History@FACTS.com
Issues and Controversies in American History
Description

Biographies, timelines, background articles, photographs, and maps augment the curriculum-based coverage of historical events. Carefully selected primary documents, linking directly to the factual coverage, give the points of view on all sides of the debates as they were promulgated at the time.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9749
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