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Design Center Image Bank

Alternative Titles
Design Center for American Urban Landscape Image Database
Description
Design Center Image Bank contains over 17,000 images related to urban design issues (focusing on the Twin Cities metropolitan region).
Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10097
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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
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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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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
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International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Alternative Titles
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed (GVRL)
IESS2
IESS
Description
Second edition of the 8-volume IESS. Includes 3000 articles, including wealth and income distribution, economic aid, food production, water rights and health care.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10051
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Catena: Digital Archive of Historic Gardens & Landscapes

Description
Searchable collection of historic and contemporary images of landscape design centered on the Italian Villa.
Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10065
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Scholar Universe

Alternative Titles
COS Scholar Universe, COS Expertise
Community of Scholars, Community of Science
Description

The largest available faculty expertise directory, with searchable profiles covering more than 2 million active full-time university faculty in over 200 disciplines at institutions in 31 countries. Content is editorially controlled and regularly reviewed for accuracy and currency. Profiles include key biographical information, research interests, publications, patents, grants, honors/awards, and contact information, enabling users to identify, assess, and contact relevant scholars based on their research, publishing, and professional credentials. Also provides links to profiles of co-authors and departmental colleagues.  (Incorporates all data formerly available in COS Expertise.)

Type
Directory
Coverage
Current edition, continuously updated.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10053
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WorldImages

Description
WorldImages provides access to the California State University IMAGE Project. It contains over 60,000 images, is global in coverage and includes all areas of visual imagery. WorldImages is accessible anywhere and its images may be freely used for non-profit educational purposes. The images can be located using many search techniques, and for convenience they are organized into some 600 portfolios which are then organized into subject groupings.
Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10039
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Encyclopedia of Language and Education

Description
Global coverage of language and education, with special emphasis on multicultural and bilingual education. Second edition, published 2008, originally in 10 volumes. Edited by Nancy H. Hornberger.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10043
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American Indian History Online

Alternative Titles
American Indian History & Culture
Description

This database provides access to more than 5,000 years of culture, history, and leaders. 320+ Native American groups are presented through subject entries, biographies, primary source documents, maps and charts, and photographs. Updated semiannually.

Type
Database
Coverage
Prehistoric to present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10045
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