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Nineteenth Century Fiction (DLPS version)

Alternative Titles
Nineteenth-Century Fiction (Chadwyck-Healey version)
Description
Includes the major prose fiction of the Romantic and Victorian periods, as well as many neglected or little-known works, most of them out-of-print or difficult to find. NCF includes 250 complete works of British prose fiction from 1781-1901.
Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8929
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BioMed Central Journals

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Description

Provides 100+ open-access biomedical electronic journals. Articles are also immediately available on publication thru PubMed Central. UM author charges are prepaid by the UM Library.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by title
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8885
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World Shakespeare Bibliography Online

Alternative Titles
WSB Online
WSB
Description

This release of The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1960 and 2013. The scope is international, with coverage extending to more than 118 languages and representing every country in North America, South America, and Europe, and nearly every country in Asia, Africa, and Australasia. The more than 134,000 records in this version cite several hundred thousand additional reviews of books, productions, films, and audio recordings.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1960-2013
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8889
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CollegeSource Online

Alternative Titles
CSO
Description

A comprehensive collection of college catalog and course data, with over 42 million course descriptions and more than 56,000 cover-to-cover college catalogs available in PDF format from 2-year, 4-year, graduate and professional schools, from the U.S. and abroad. In addition to catalogs, the profiles for each institution include maps, web site links, accreditation data, calendar/unit types, transcript keys, etc. Also includes links to websites for: assessment testing and preparation; associations of education & library professionals; career resources; college guides and planning; financial aid resources; and state Departments of Education.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current and past editions of course catalogs. Includes all catalogs issued since 1996 for most institutions, plus selected historical catalogs back to 1969 for some institutions. 1969 - (Varies by school)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8869
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Europa World of Learning

Alternative Titles
World of Learning
Description
"The International Guide to the Academic World": A directory of universities, libraries, learned societies, research institutes, museums, galleries, international cultural, scientific and educational organizations, etc., in all countries worldwide.
Type
Directory
Coverage
Current Edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8873
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SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network)

Alternative Titles
InfoEd SPIN
Description

Detailed and up-to-the-minute information about more than 11,000 federal, non-federal, and international funding opportunities from 2,500+ sponsoring agencies. Targeted primarily to institutions of higher education.

Type
Directory
Coverage
Current edition. Each funding opportunity is updated on SPIN as the sponsoring agency comes out with updated or revised information, which is typically on an annual basis.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8871
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Thesaurus.com

Alternative Titles
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, 3rd ed.; Rogets Twenty-First Century Thesaurus, Third Edition
Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget
Description

Searchable online version of Roget’s 21st Century Thesaurus (3rd edition, 2005), based on Peter Mark Roget's classic Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases.  Provides brief definitions of words, with lists of other words with similar meanings (synonyms).

Type
Dictionary
Coverage
Third Edition of 2005 (updated 2009)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8865
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Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

Alternative Titles
MWU, MWUD, Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, MWCD, MWCT, MWCD&T, MWCD+T
Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary, Spanish-English, French-English, Concise Encyclopedia
Description
Provides 700,000 definitions of 476,000 words, including 5,000 new entries added since the publication of the most recent print edition, plus:  etymologies; illustrative quotations from skilled writers and additional example sentences to clarify meanings; synonyms and antonyms; usage guidance for commonly misused words; nearly 1,000 pictorial illustrations; audio pronunciations; and expanded & advanced search features including access to the Merriam-Webster citation files 
 
Incorporates other Merriam-Webster reference works including the Collegiate® Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Encyclopedia; Medical, Spanish-English, and French-English Dictionaries.
Type
Dictionary
Coverage
Continuously updated edition. Based on Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8847
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Dictionary of Substances and their Effects (DOSE)

Alternative Titles
DOSE, Dictionary of Substances and their Effects
Description

A comprehensive compilation of peer-reviewed health and environmental data on several thousand chemical substances. Includes biological, ecological and toxicological risks, hazards, and effects data and regulatory limits for the substances.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Second edition of 1999.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8841
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