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Times Literary Supplement Subscriber Archive, 1994-

Alternative Titles
Times Literary Supplement Subscriber Archive
TLS
Description
Searchable full text of book reviews, articles, letters and poems. Does not include original page images, page numbers, illustrations, or advertisements. Searching only; does not permit browsing by issue or date.
Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1994 - Covers articles, reviews, letters, and poems from all weekly issues published from 1994 up to the issue published two weeks ago. Provides free access to full text for selected articles.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10533
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974

Alternative Titles
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974
Description

The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974 brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary. With 150,000 pages of material at completion, this searchable collection is the definitive electronic resource for students and scholars researching this important period in American history, culture, and politics. The database currently has over 35,000 pages.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10509
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Grove Book of Opera Singers

Alternative Titles
The New Grove Book of Opera Singers
Description

This resource offers an alphabetically arranged collection of authoritative biographies of opera singers. The profiles offer basic information such as birth date, vocal style, first debut, and most memorable roles, as well as colorful portraits of the singer's personality and vocal style, plus astute evaluations of their place in operatic history.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2008 ed.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10479
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

Alternative Titles
The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare
Description

Contains more than 3,000 entries that offer commentary on Shakespeare's life and times, his plays and poems, and their interpretation around the world over the last four centuries. All of Shakespeare's plays from As You Like It and All's Well that Ends Well to King Lear and Hamlet are covered in major articles. There are concise descriptions of allusions in Shakespeare, well-known critics, great Shakespearian actors, characters in the plays, figures of speech, and much more. Longer articles explore topics such as Shakespeares birthplace, censorship, the Chamberlain's Men, film, and Shakespeare's reception in such countries as China, Italy, and the United States. 

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10483
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Oxford Companion to American Theatre

Alternative Titles
The Oxford Companion to American Theatre
Description

Provides an up-to-date guide to the American stage from its beginnings to the present. Includes playwrights, plays, actors, directors, producers, songwriters, famous playhouses, dramatic movements, and much more. This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by the original authors in 2011.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
3rd ed.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10481
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

Alternative Titles
The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre
Description

This concise version of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Theatre covers all aspects of theatre worldwide and throughout the ages. It contains entries on a vast range of theatrical styles, dramatists, performers, and directors, as well as information on theatres, festivals, and such technical topics as lighting, sound, and method acting. Entries on people and places include Athol Fugard, Anthony Hopkins, Glenda Jackson, Derek Jacobi, Harvey Fierstein, Helen Mirren, Trevor Nunn, Peter O'Toole, Willy Russell, and Stephen Sondheim, Barbican Theatre, The English Shakespeare Company, Michael Gambon, The Swan at Stratford, and the Shubert theatre in New York.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd ed.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10485
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

America's News Magazines [NewsBank]

Alternative Titles
Access World News: America's News Magazines
AWN: ANM
Description

Full text of three popular U.S. news magazines:  Newsweek (1991- ), Foreign Affairs (1994- ), and the online-only web magazine Slate (1996- ), plus some backfile years of a few other magazines.  Includes text only--no photos, charts or ads.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1991 - (Varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10473
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Time Magazine Archive

Alternative Titles
TMA
Description

Searchable and browseable archive on the Time.com website that covers every article published in TIME magazine from its first issue published on March 3, 1923 to the present.  Displays first paragraph of each article only.  After using this index to identify articles, U-M users may record the issue date and page numbers of the articles they want and then look them up in the print volumes of TIME available in the Shapiro Undergraduate Library (1972-present; call number:  AP 2 .T583) or on the TIME microfilm available in the Serials and Microforms room on the second floor of the Hatcher Graduate Library (1923-2007; call number:  FILM X92).  (As of October 2011, online access to the complete full text of TIME magazine articles from 1923-1985 and from the most recent three months is restricted to paid individual subscribers only and is not available to libraries. )

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1923 - (Indexing and display of first paragraph only)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10471
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

EBSCOhost

Alternative Titles
EBSCO host, ehost
WilsonWeb, Wilson Web
NetLibrary, Net Library
Description

Access to over 80 databases provided by EBSCO, in the EBSCOhost interface, including databases formerly published by H.W. Wilson Company on the now discontinued WilsonWeb interface.  Among the included databases are:  PsycINFO, OmniFile Full Text Select, Readers Guide Abstracts, CINAHL Plus with Full Text, Art Abstracts with Full Text, Book Review Digest Plus, Historical Abstracts, America: History and Life, International Political Science Abstracts,  ATLA Religion Database, Social Work Abstracts, LGBT Life with Full Text, the EBSCO eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary), and many more.

Type
Search Engine
Coverage
Varies by database.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10427
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

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