United States History

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed down by the Supreme Court. 6 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2000
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10249
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Presidents: A Reference History

Alternative Titles
Presidents: A Reference History (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Presents in-depth profiles of each American president and his administration. Includes black-and-white portraits of the presidents and extensive bibliographies. Also features a new history of the White House and a general introduction to the presidency. For students in grades 10 and higher, as well as general readers.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
3rd edition 2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10211
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HathiTrust Digital Library

Alternative Titles
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 13.5 million volumes--including over 6.8 million books, over 630,000 government documents, and over 350,000 serial publications--with full text ("Open View") access to 38% of these materials (over 5.1 million volumes).

Includes full text access to the following publications not fully viewable in Google Books:

  • books scanned by HathiTrust member libraries and the Internet Archive, but not by Google (there are thousands of these, with more added continuously)
  • U.S. books published between 1923 and 1963 for which copyright was not renewed (170,000+ and growing)
  • U.K. books published 1874-1944 and Canadian & Australian books published 1894-1964 for which copyright was not renewed (100,000+ and growing)
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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19th Century U.S. Newspapers

Alternative Titles
19th Century U.S. Newspapers (Gale)
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers, US, United States
Gale Historical Newspapers
Description
Contains digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1800 - 1899
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10157
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Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920

Alternative Titles
Emergence of Advertising in America
Description
Searchable and browseable database of over 9,000 images from advertising in late 19th and early 20th c. America. The images are taken from Duke University Library Special Collections.
Type
Images
Coverage
Late 19th and early 20th centuries
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10091
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WorldCat

Alternative Titles
World Cat, OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, Research Libraries Group, RLIN, Research Libraries Information Network
Description

Combined catalog describing over 360 million books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in 470 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 25,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, 40 national libraries, and selected libraries from 170 countries worldwide). Incorporates all records from the former Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (also known as RLIN, the Research Libraries Information Network).

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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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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America: History & Life with Full Text (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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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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