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Economist Historical Archive 1843-2011

Alternative Titles
The Economist Magazine, The Economist Newspaper
Description

A complete searchable archive of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to four years ago, with full-color images, multiple search indexes, and exportable financial tables. One of the most widely read magazines in the world, offering timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. (For text-only access to issues of The Economist from the most recent four years, use Academic OneFile, Access World News, or ProQuest Research Library.)

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1843 - 2011 Includes complete full text of every issue from the first (August 1, 1843) through the last December issue of 4 years ago. (One year of additional content from 4 years ago is added annually.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10021
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International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text

Alternative Titles
International Bibliography of Theater and Dance
IBTDFT, IBTD
Description

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text contains more than 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts. It has more than 500 full-text titles, including more than 170 full-text journals (such as Canadian Theatre Review, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Modern Drama, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Research in Dance Education, Research in Drama Education, Studies in Theatre and Performance, TDR: The Drama Review, Theater, and many more); and more than 360 full-text books & monographs (such as Avant Garde Theatre, British Realist Theatre, History of European Drama and Theatre, Learning Through Theatre, Opera, Performance Theory, Shakespeare, Theory and Performance, Theatre and the World, Twentieth-Century Actor Training, Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre, World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre and many more).

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10025
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UN Data

Alternative Titles
United Nations data, Undata, Un data
United Nations Common Database , UN Common Database
Description
You can find official statistics produced by countries and compiled by United Nations data system, as well as estimates and projections. The domains covered are agriculture, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. You can also find indicators such as Millennium Development Goals.
Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10019
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Oxford Reference: Bilingual Dictionaries

Alternative Titles
Oxford Reference Online: Bilingual Dictionaries
ORO: Bilingual Dictionaries, ORO BD, OROBD, ORBD
Description

Combined access to 18 concise and pocket sized bilingual dictionaries published by Oxford University Press. Provides translations between English and seven other languages: French, German, Irish (Gaelic), Italian, Latin, Spanish, and Modern Welsh. Includes specialized dictionaries for business related terms in French and Spanish.

Type
Dictionary
Coverage
Includes latest editions of reference works published in recent years.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10017
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Michigan Geographic Data Library (MGDL)

Alternative Titles
MGDL
Description
From the Michigan Center for Geographic Information. Incorporates the Spatial Data Library of the Department of Natural Resources and other state data providers. Extensive spatial data for all of Michigan.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10011
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World of Earth Science

Alternative Titles
World of Earth Science (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
This new title in Gale's World Of...Series is a comprehensive guide to the concepts, theories, discoveries, pioneers and issues relating to topics in earth science. World of Earth Science's encyclopedic approach offers approximately 650 entries in a convenient A-Z format, cross-reference headings and is written in easy to understand language. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10009
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Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: The 1960s

Alternative Titles
Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: The 1960s (GVRL)
The Nineteen Sixties
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A two-volume biographical resource for key individuals of the 1960s. Presents 500 entries describing Americans who defined the decade, including politicians, athletes, entertainers, and artists, among many others. The alphabetically arranged entries focus on the individual's activities during the 1960s and include photos and bibliographies. For students and general readers. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2003 Edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10007
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Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

Alternative Titles
OEMH
Description

Covers the entire history of seafaring, from ancient Egyptian shipbuilders to the nuclear submarines and supertankers of today. Over nine hundred articles written by leading historians examine all aspects of maritime history, including naval history, shipbuilding, biographies of major figures, navigation and scientific instrumentation, maritime art and literature, commerce and economics, and international law. Edited by John B. Hattendorf. First published 2007.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9989
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Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

Alternative Titles
OEWWH
Description

Comprehensively covered the role women have played throughout world history. Includes over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies, Edited by Bonnie G. Smith. First published 2008.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9969
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Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, 2nd ed.

Alternative Titles
OEFDA, Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America
Description

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, originally published in September 2004, covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements that have shaped the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. Entries range across historical periods and the trends that characterize them, from the extravagant feasts of the Gilded Age to the diet fads of the nineties. This thoroughly updated new edition captures the shifting American perspective on food and ensures that this title is both the most authoritative and the most current reference work on American cuisine.

The second edition of the Encyclopedia reflects the many changes in American food consciousness during the twenty-first century. Once a niche market, food television has become ubiquitous, as are websites devoted to all sorts of regional cuisines. New health consciousness has spawned obesity taxes, transfat and calorie-count laws, the slow food movement, and locavorism. Ethnic foods and the fusion of these have led to new crazes for such cuisines as Southwestern sushi and Filipino hamburgers. These timely trends and topics have been incorporated into the new edition of the Encyclopedia, adding one volume and over 300 new entries on these and other subjects such as food science and nutrition, molecular gastronomy, genetically-modified foods, food controversies, regional foods, the volatile nature of food prices, and food traditions of major American cities. Entries from the Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink, also edited by Andy Smith, have been added, as have a substantial number of biographies of culinary personalities. All bibliographies and non-historical entries have been revisited for updating.

Type
E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9967
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