Germanic Studies

Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive (full access)

Alternative Titles
USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive
Visual History Archive
Shoah VHA
Description

The Visual History Archive contains 52,000 digitized video interviews with holocaust survivors. Interviewees are primarily Jewish Survivors, though the archive also includes interviews with gay/lesbian, Jehovah's Witness, and Roma (Gypsy) survivors, liberators and Nuremberg trial participants. The interviews were conducted in 56 different countries, in 32 different languages and is the most extensive resource of its type. Each interview is fully indexed and allows a viewer to search for relevant portions of interviews.

The Visual History Archive is only accessible on the UM Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. If you are off campus, please see the USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive Online (www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/995241) which allows searching of the full database and access to a small number of sample testimonies in English. 

Type
Video
Coverage
Interviews collected between 1994-2000.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8835
Access
Authorized UM users (no guest access)Authorized UM users (no guest access)
Subjects

LexisNexis Academic

Alternative Titles
Academic Universe, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, Lexis/Nexis, LN, LNA
Description

Provides full-text access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information, including hundreds of U.S. and foreign newspapers, legal and business publications, wire services, broadcast media transcripts, and trade/news magazines.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1980 - (but varies by title) Over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8817
More Information
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature)

Alternative Titles
• Internationale Bibliographie der geistes und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
Description

IBZ is a multilingual bibliography that indexes over 8,700 periodicals primarily in the arts, humanities and social sciences. To access, select "Go to Databases," then "Bibliographies," then IBZ.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1983- (updated monthly)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8809
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Deutsche National Bibliothek: Kataloge

Description
Homepage of the German National Library 'Catalogs and Collections' page. Provides links to the following databases and catalogs: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (German National Library catalog); Deutsches Musikarchiv (German Music Archive catalog); Deutsche Nationalbibliografie (German National Bibliography); Archivalienkatalog des Deutschen Exilarchivs 1933-1945 (Catalog of the Archival papers of the Deutsches Exilarchiv 1933-1945); and Zeitschriftendatenbank (ZDB)(German Union Catalog of Serials).
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/8671
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

EIU Country Indicators

Description

Economic, demographic, consumption and industry data on 60 major markets worldwide. Includes historic and forecast data on over 250 different variables, stretching back to 1990 and forward five years.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1990 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8457
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Economist Intelligence Unit

Alternative Titles
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
EIU
Description

Online access to EIU publications and reports including China Hand, Country Commerce, Country Finance, Country Forecast, Country Profiles, Country Reports, Country Risk Service, Global Forecasting Service, and Risk Briefing.    Data consists of All CityData.  Industry information: automotive, consumer goods, energy, financial services, health care and teachnology.

Type
Database
Coverage
1996 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8417
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

JSTOR

Alternative Titles
Journal Storage Project
Journals - Archive Collections
Description

Provides full-text access to the archives of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences. Includes content from ten of the eleven JSTOR multi-disciplinary Journals Archives Collections (Arts & Sciences I through IX; and Life Sciences) and nearly all of the JSTOR discipline-specific Journals Archives Collections (Biological Sciences, Business I and II, Ecology & Botany, Health & General Sciences, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics, and Music).

In addition, JSTOR now also includes the full text of current issues (up to the latest issue) for selected journals from selected publishers, including the University of Chicago Press.

Please note: U-M does not currently have access to the following JSTOR Journals Archives Collections: Arts & Sciences X (ten); Ireland; and Business III.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Dates of coverage vary by journal title. All go back to the very first issue published, but most have a "moving wall" embargo that excludes issues from the most recent X years (where X can be anywhere from 0 up to 10 years, depending on the particular journal; most are in the 3 to 5 year embargo range).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8235
Mobile Version
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Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Essay and General Literature Index

Alternative Titles
Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective, EGLI, EGLIR
Description

Indexes over 300,000 articles in more than 25,000 books (anthologies and collections of essays) focusing on the humanities and social sciences, published in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain. Covers 300 books and 20 annual series each year. Includes links to full text of over 3,300 of the indexed books available in the HathiTrust Digital Library.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1900 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8213
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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

Factiva

Description

This database offers company and industry financial data and news stories, as well as full text articles in 6,000 trade publications, newspapers, newswires and magazines. Use Policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of (name of database)." Traders may not use this database.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8167
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pages

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