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Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders

Alternative Titles
Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10269
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Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law

Alternative Titles
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10267
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Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce

Alternative Titles
Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Provides access to the world of Internet commerce and addresses the concerns of those who want to join the ranks of the Internet business community. Presents answers to common questions about website development, financing, advertising, and more. Features 470 essays covering topics and terms, profiles of the top e-commerce companies, biographies of e-commerce innovators, and coverage of events and legislation related to e-commerce. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10265
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Safari Tech Books Online

Alternative Titles
Safari Technical Books Complete File, STBO, SBO
Description

Searchable full text of 16,000+ technical books from O'Reilly & Associates and The Pearson Technology Group (including Addison-Wesley, Alpha, Financial Times Prentice Hall, Cisco Press, New Riders, Peachpit Press, Prentice Hall PTR, Que and Sams) and other publishers.

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FOR SEARCH HELP:  See "ProQuest LibGuide: Safari Books Online" link below (under "More Information").

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Full text access to books published from the early 1990s to the present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10263
Mobile Version
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Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description

A three-volume survey of more than 400 years of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States, presented through over 500 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes people, public policy, economics, social issues, identities, and culture, among many others. For students, researchers, and general readers. 3 v.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2004
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10259
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Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America

Alternative Titles
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America contains 152 original essays (about 8,000-12,000 words each) on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The Encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish. 3 v.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2000
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10257
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FIAF Documentation Collections

Alternative Titles
FIAF Documentation Collections (PQ)
International Directory of Film and TV Documentation Collections, International Directory of Film and TV Documentation Sources
Description
Contains comprehensive information about the world's foremost archives, libraries, and educational institutions dedicated to the preservation and documentation of film and television productions. Each entry includes details of published and unpublished materials, visual and sound collections, and special collections held by the institution.
Type
Directory
Coverage
Based on 1994 print edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10253
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FIAF Treasures from Film Archives

Alternative Titles
FIAF Treasures from Film Archives (PQ)
Treasures from the Film Archives
Description
Contains credits and holdings information for more than 40,500 silent-era films (both features and short films, and both documentaries and fictional works) in the collections of major film archives worldwide. Entries for each film include original title, alternate titles, and key credits and production information as well as indicating which archive(s) hold(s) a print of the film.
Type
Catalog
Coverage
Although most records in this database describe films made before 1929, the database includes a few silent works produced during the sound era.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10251
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Encyclopedia of the American Constitution

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed down by the Supreme Court. 6 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2000
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10249
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Encyclopedia of Sociology

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Sociology (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
This classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles covering core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion have been updated and expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology. 5 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2001
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10247
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