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MAD CAD: Building Codes Online

Alternative Titles
MadCad
Description
Comprehensive, cross-referenced collection of building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire, and maintenance codes from BOCA, SBCCI, ICBO, ICC, and NFPA; also some state and local codes. Access is limited to 5 concurrent users for IBC 2006, 3 concurrent users for IBC 2003, 2 concurrent users for IBC 2000 and 1 concurrent user for all other material. If you receive the error message, "You are exceeding the maximum number of concurrent access for this resource," please try again at a later time.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1988-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9273
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Oxford Companion to Music

Description

This new edition of the classic reference work includes articles that range from clear, concise definitions of musical ideas and terms to extended surveys of musical forms and styles, with specialist coverage of virtually every musical subject. It places music in its social and cultural context, with a range of new entries on topics such as politics, religion, psychology, and computers. The book covers current research in and approaches to music, including analysis, theory, ethnomusicology, and performance practice. All varieties of musical forms are convered, including jazz, popular music, and dance.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9249
Access
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MusicalAmerica.com

Alternative Titles
Musical America
Description

Top international performing arts professionals go to MusicalAmerica.com for

  • In-depth coverage of performing arts industry news
  • Special Reports into the key issues and solutions driving the performing arts industry
  • Extensive databases with critical information covering the international landscape of performing artists, facilities, managers, presenters, schools, media, services and organizations.
  • Frequently updated news stories, reviews, databases
  • News directly from industry groups and organizations through our Press Releases section

The site contains a wealth of data, including international industry news, all contact information and articles from the print directory and archive information. There are subscriber-based and free areas.

PERFORMING ARTS NEWS

  • Daily international news stories
  • Performance reviews
  • Quick-read summaries of major media stories

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Over 14,000 contacts and addresses
  • Easy search by budget category, type of event, state, country, etc.
  • Updated on a quarterly basis
Type
Directory
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9247
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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OmniFile Full Text Select

Alternative Titles
Wilson Omni File FullText, Select Edition
OmniFile Select, OFS
Wilson Select Plus, WilsonSelect Plus, WilsonSelectPlus
Description

OmniFile Full Text, Select Edition is a multi-disciplinary database providing indexing, abstracts, and full text for all full text articles from 2,700+ different journals and periodicals included in 11 databases formerly published by H. W. Wilson Company:  Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text, Library Literature & Information Science Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, and Wilson Business Full Text.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1972 - (varies by journal title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9245
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

MLA International Bibliography

Alternative Titles
Modern Language Association International Bibliography
MLAIB
Description

The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and film. It is produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), an organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1925 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. It is compiled by the staff of the MLA Department of Bibliographic Information Services with the cooperation of more than 100 contributing bibliographers in the United States and abroad. Such international coverage is represented by literature from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America, and while the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Swedish.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9243
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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American Song

Alternative Titles
African American Song (former title)
Description

Provides streaming access to more than 120,000 audio tracks, including songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. The range of genres includes country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, shape note singing, doo-wop, Motown, R&B, soul, funk, and others.

Labels include Rounder Records, Appleseed Recordings, Stax, Specialty Records, Testament Records, McNeil Music, Native Ground Music, Rebel Records, County Records, Smithsonian Folkways, Document Records, and more.

Type
Audio
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9225
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Web of Science (All Databases)

Alternative Titles
ISI Web of Knowledge, WoK
Description

Provides cross-search of multiple databases: Web of Science Core Collection (including Science, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Book, and Conference Proceedings Citation Indexes), BIOSIS Previews, Chinese Science Citation Database, Current Contents Connect (tables of contents), Data Citation Index, MEDLINE, and Zoological Record.  Also provides links (at top edge) to Journal Citation Reports, and (under "Additional Resources" at lower left) to Index to Organism Names and Science Watch.

Type
Search Engine
Coverage
1900 - (Varies by database.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9187
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Periodicals Index Online

Alternative Titles
PIO. Full text portion also called Periodicals Archive Online (PAO).
Previously called Periodicals Contents Index Fulltext (PCI, PCIFT).
Description

An index to over 20 million articles in more than 7,000 arts, humanities and social science journals, from their first issues through 2000. Includes full text of articles for 633 of the journals covered. Covers many older journals not indexed electronically anywhere else.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1665 - 2000. (Dates of coverage vary by journal title--most are from first issue to 2000.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9193
More Information
Access
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Google Image Search

Alternative Titles
Google Images
Description
Uses the Google search engine to locate digital images (photographs, drawings, charts, etc.) on the Internet.
Type
Search Engine
Coverage
Searches for images available on the Internet of objects dating from prehistory to the present. Updated continuously.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9185
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

CUMINCAD

Alternative Titles
Cumulative Index of Computer Aided Architectural Design (CUMINCAD)
Description

CumInCAD is a cumulative index of publications about computer aided architectural design. It includes bibliographic information about over 8,700 records from journals and conferences such as ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SiGraDi, CAAD futures, DDSS and others. All papers include full abstracts. Full texts, in PDF, of some 6,000 papers are also available.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9161
Mobile Version
Access
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