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ProQuest Statistical Insight

Alternative Titles
Formerly called LexisNexis Statistical Insight, LexisNexis Statistical, LexisNexis Statistical Universe
Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, Lexis/Nexis, LN
Description

Indexes and abstracts federal statistical publications since 1974, business and state government publications since 1980, and international agency publications since 1983. Provides links to full text of 15% of federal publications. 

Firefox and Internet Explorer recommended. Does not work with Safari.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1974 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8299
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science)

Alternative Titles
AHCI, A&HCI
Description

Available through Web of Science, allows searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address. Indexes 1,600 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,000 major science and social science journals.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1975 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8263
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Alternative Titles
BGMI
Description
A consolidated index to more than 12 million biographical articles appearing in English-language Who's Who-type publications, major biographical dictionaries, subject encyclopedias, handbooks, directories and indexes. Searching Biography and Genealogy Master Index Online enables you to quickly determine which (of more than 1,000) publications you need to consult for accurate and accessible biographical information. No matter what famous (or infamous) person you're looking for, you should find them here — the total number of biographical sketches indexed now exceeds 12 million.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
Current edition. Updated semi-annually.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8261
Access
Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)
Subjects

JSTOR

Alternative Titles
Journal Storage Project, J-STOR, J STOR, JSTORE
Journals - Archive Collections
Description

Provides full-text access to the archives of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences. Includes content from ten of the fourteen JSTOR multi-disciplinary Journals Archives Collections (Arts & Sciences I through IX; and Life Sciences) and most of the JSTOR discipline-specific Journals Archives Collections (Biological Sciences, Business I and II, Ecology & Botany I, Health & General Sciences, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics, and Music).

In addition, JSTOR now also includes the full text of current issues (up to the latest issue) for selected journals from selected publishers, including the University of Chicago Press.

Please note: U-M does not currently have access to the following JSTOR Journals Archives Collections: Arts & Sciences X through XIII (ten through thirteen); Business III and IV; Ecology & Botany II; Hebrew Journals; Ireland; and Jewish Studies.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Dates of coverage vary by journal title. All go back to the very first issue published, but most have a "moving wall" embargo that excludes issues from the most recent X years (where X can be anywhere from 0 up to 10 years, depending on the particular journal; most are in the 3 to 5 year embargo range).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8235
Mobile Version
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HighWire Press Journals

Description

Provides full-text access to recent volumes of scholarly journals in the health, life, physical and social sciences published online by HighWire Press, the "Internet Imprint" of the Stanford University Libraries.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by journal title.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8227
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Readers Guide Abstracts (with Full Text)

Alternative Titles
Readers' Guide Full Text, Readers Guide Retrospective
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
RGA, RGPL, RGFT, RGR
Description

Indexes and briefly summarizes articles from 375 popular periodicals published in the U.S. & Canada, covering current events & news, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health and nutrition, consumer affairs, etc.  Includes full text for many of the articles indexed.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1890 - (Indexing); 1984 - (Abstracting)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8221
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Book Review Digest Plus

Alternative Titles
Book Review Digest Retrospective, Retro
BRD, BRDP, BRDR
Description

Indexes 2.8 million reviews of over 850,000 fiction and non-fiction books drawn from over 8,000 periodicals, with complete full text provided for over 100,000 of the reviews, and brief excerpts provided for many more. Adds reviews of over 7,000 adult and children's books each year. Includes links to full text of over 3,700 of the reviewed books available in the HathiTrust Digital Library.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1905 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8217
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

Alternative Titles
AHD, AHDEL
Description
Free online version at Yahoo! Education, with over 200,000 entries featuring 10,000 new words and senses, 70,000 audio word pronunciations, 900 full-page color illustrations, language notes and word-root appendixes.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Fourth edition (2000).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8215
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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Pages

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