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Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

Description

Contains over 3,000 entries covering thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures. Includes entries on artists, craftsmen, designers, workshops, and decorative art forms. Also included are entries on the qualities and historical uses of materials, concise definitions on art forms and styles, and in-depth articles discussing the history of armor, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and ceramics. Edited by Gordon Campbell. Originally published October 2006.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition 2006
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10115
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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E-STAT

Alternative Titles
E STAT, E-statistics, E-STAT for Education
E-STAT pour l’éducation
Description
A dynamic interactive tool providing reliable and timely statistics about Canada and its ever-changing people, including Canadian Socio-economic Information Management System (CANSIM), census and Search map 2001 data.
Type
Statistics
Coverage
Historical Censuses of Canada, 1665-1871##1871-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10117
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Répertoire International de la Presse Musicale
Description

RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals is an international, annotated database with detailed content analysis of writings on musical history and culture between 1800 and 1950. Treating primary source material, RIPM indexes the content of complete runs of journals, including articles, reviews, news columns, miscellaneous items, surveys of the press, bibliographies, iconography and advertising. RIPM is updated biannually and currently indexes the contents of over 140 music periodicals from 20 countries.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1800-1950
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10119
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Alternative Titles
CORSAIR: Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Description

The collection spans some ten centuries of Western illumination, and contains manuscripts from all the major schools, including some of the great masterpieces of medieval manuscript art.

Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10095
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Black Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers
BHN, PQHN, ADW, CD, LAS, NYAN, PC, BAA
Description

A custom ProQuest cross-search providing full-text access to the complete backfiles of six major African American community newspapers--Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Chicago Defender (1909-1975), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), and Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002). Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1893 - 2005 (Varies by title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10087
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

WorldCat

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

Combined catalog describing over 2 billion 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 10,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, and the national libraries of Australia and many Western European countries). Incorporates all records from the former 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
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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ATLA with ATLASerials (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials (EBSCO)
ATLA Religion Database with ATLAS
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials
Description
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials is the full text version of the ATLA Religion Database (ATLA). This database is a collection of major religion and theology journals selected by some of the major religion scholars in the United States. Coverage of this database dates back to 1949.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10081
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Pages

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