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CAIRN

Description
Created in 2005 by four publishers and Belgian public partners, along with the Bibliothèque nationale de France, CAIRN offers the most comprehensive collection of French and Belgian journals available online. The University of Michigan has subscribed to the French Studies bouquet, which covers topics in General Interest, History, Literature, and Philosophy, and includes such publishers as PUF, Belin, Vrin, La Découverte, and Les Belles Lettres. Several journals of interest are Revue française d'histoire des idées politiques, Dix-septième siècle, Le Français aujourd'hui, and Médiévales. These e-journals have been cataloged in Mirlyn.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11165
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London Review of Books

Alternative Titles
LRB, Lon Rev Bks
Description
Online access to all articles in all issues of the literary magazine with the largest circulation in Europe. Publishes intellectual essays combining topicality with depth and scholarship with good writing, on topics ranging from political commentary to science, ancient history, literary criticism and social anthropology. Publishes 24 issues per year, each containing up to 15 long reviews and essays by academics, writers and journalists, along with shorter art and film reviews, poems, and letters to the editor.
Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Includes full text of every article from every issue published since the LRB began publication. 1979 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11157
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Brill Online Reference Works

Alternative Titles
Brill Online
Description

Cross-search many of Brill's online reference works in African Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, European Studies, Jewish Studies, Medieval Studies, Near Eastern Studies, and Religious Studies including: African Studies Companion Online; Africa Yearbook Online; The Brill Dictionary of Religion; Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World; Brill's Encyclopedia of China; Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism; Brockelmann Online; Coptic Gnostic Library; Encyclopaedia of Islam (First Edition, Second Edition, Third Edition); Encyclopaedia of Judaism; Encyclopaedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles; Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān; Encyclopedia Islamica; Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics; Encyclopedia of Arabic Language & Linguistics; Encyclopedia of Christianity; Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics; Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World; Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage; Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle; Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures; History of Afghanistan; New Jacoby; New Pauly; Religion Past and Present; Supplementum Epigraphicum Graeceum

Type
Search Engine
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11119
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Grand Robert Dictionary

Alternative Titles
Le Grand Robert Dictionary
Description
The complete version of Le Grand Robert de la langue française in its latest edition: 86 000 articles, 100 000 words, 350 000 meanings, 410 000 use examples.
Type
Dictionary
Coverage
current edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11103
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MyiLibrary

Description
MyiLibrary is an electronic platform that offers library users access to some of the most topical and current e-books available today. Users can access a wide range of research, reference and reading materials online from any location. Users can search across many e-books or conduct searches within a particular e-book.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Books from a variety of publishers and subjects, usually recent publications.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11011
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Gale Directory Library

Alternative Titles
GDL
Description

Provides combined access to five different directories published annually: Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations; Gale Directory of Publications & Broadcast Media; Publishers Directory; Research Centers Directory; and Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans.

Type
Directory
Coverage
2010 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10999
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New Yorker

Alternative Titles
The New Yorker, NewYorker, TNY
OpinionArchives, Opinion Archives
Description

Online access to all issues of one of the premier literary-intellectual magazines in the English language.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Includes full text of every article from every issue published since The New Yorker began publication. 1925 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10951
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SPIE E-Books

Alternative Titles
Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers
Description

Online source for three valuable series of SPIE Press titles in optics and photonics: * SPIE Press Monographs are authoritative reference books, textbooks, and handbooks. * Tutorial Texts cover fundamental and emerging topics at introductory and intermediate levels. * Field Guides present key information that students and practicing engineers and scientists need in a concise format. SPIE eBooks launched with 120 books in January 2010; 15 to 20 new titles and editions will be added during the year. As new books are published, they will be available in SPIE eBooks first.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
E-books from 1991 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10945
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Dictionary of Irish Biography

Alternative Titles
DIB
Description
The Dictionary of Irish Biography, a collaborative project between Cambridge University Press and the Royal Irish Academy, is the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical dictionary yet published for Ireland. It contains 9,014 signed biographical articles which describe and assess the careers of subjects in all fields of endeavour, including politics, law, religion, literature, journalism, architecture, painting, music, the stage, science, medicine, engineering, entertainment and sport.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10909
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New York Review of Books

Alternative Titles
NYRB
OpinionArchives, Opinion Archives
Description
Online access to all issues of one of the premier literary-intellectual magazines in the English language. Publishes 20 issues per year comprised of essays and reviews of books and the arts, including music, theater, dance, and film, many by writers who are themselves major forces in world literature and thought.
Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Includes full text of every article from every issue published since the NYRB began publication. 1963 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10813
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