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- Academic Integrity in Social Work
This is guide for students of the School of Social Work with information on academic integrity and plagiarism.
- Aging & Gerontology
Finding research and information related to the study of aging and gerontology.
- American Culture 698: Methodologies, Research and Academic Writing
This course addresses the linked and complex processes of research, interpretation and writing
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in anthropology
Provides resources, strategies and information on conducting research in archaeology
- Armenian Studies
This guide covers materials in Armenian, from Armenia and/or about Armenian topics. For more information please see the Guide for Central Asian and Caucasian Studies.
Information on maps and mapping agencies.
- Central Asian and Caucasian Studies
This guide covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
- Children's Literature
The Children's Literature Research Guide is intended to assist researchers, School of Education and School of Information students by providing UM Library children's lit resources in one place. It also includes other external helpful resources.
- Cognitive Science
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in cognitive science
- Communication Studies
Find resources related to mass media and communication, including health communication, political communication, gender and race, global and new media, media policy, social media, journalism, and print and broadcast history, among other topics.
Use for researching Congress or finding Congressional documents like bills. laws, legislation, serial set, debate, Congressional Record, CRS reports, primary source documents, hearings, prints, reports and policy.
This guide will help with finding constitutions and information on the structure of government for the United States and foreign countries to help support comparative political science research.
- Czech and Slovak Studies
This guide covers the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
- Data Management Plans for the Social Sciences
Suggested resources for designing data management plans (DMP) for your research project.
All things Detroit. This guide serves as a clearinghouse for information on Detroit, including blogs; community agencies, organizations, and initiatives; city government information; and suburban communities of southeast Michigan.
- Detroit Map Resources
Guide to finding map resources of Detroit and southeastern Michigan.
This guide provides resources which address a variety of issues concerning physical, emotional, and mental disabilities.
- East Asian Studies
An introductory guide to East Asian studies (Humanities and Social Sciences) English language resources
- East European Studies
This guide covers the westernmost countries of the former Soviet Union, each one of which has a separate page: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, and Ukraine. Also included in this guide is information on the Romani people.
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in economics.
- ED 431: Teaching of Social Studies in the Elementary School
This guide is designed to help ED 431 students find and evaluate resources that they can use while teaching elementary school social studies
Library resources that would be useful for doing research on an education topic.
Research procedure for identifying books, journal and newspaper articles, campaign finances, campaign ads, political advertising, public opinion polls, and election data.
- Finding Data
Strategies and resources for finding data across the social sciences, including opinion surveys.
- Finding Map Resources in Mirlyn
How to find maps, atlases, CD-ROMs, and other spatial resources in Mirlyn.
- Finding Statistics and Data
Find data produced by governments on a wide variety of topics including data on local communities, other countries, criminal justice, incarceration and jails
- Finding Tests & Measurement Instruments
This guide will help those who are looking for tests or measurement instruments in either the health or behavioral sciences. It offers resources, tips and tricks for finding tests.
- Food Studies
Food Studies is an interdisciplinary field that takes a wide thin slice across the arts, humanities and sciences. Food Studies gathers together knowledge about food as it occurs anywhere in established disciplines, to understand relationships.
Resources at the University of Michigan for research in geography.
- German 396: Germany and the Black Diaspora
Guide to library research and mapping for students enrolled in German 396: Black Germany.
- Graduate Student's Guide to Publishing
Tips on how to get your work published in a variety of formats.
- Grey Literature
Provides resources and information on how to search for Grey Literature.
- Health Disparities in the U.S.
Provides information & resources on conducting research on health disparities in the United States.
- Health Statistics
A guide to resources on finding and utilizing health statistics.
A guide to help you find and use images and other visual resources from the University Library. Visit us at Imageworks on the 2nd floor (east side) of the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library.
- Information & Library Science
A guide of useful resources for U-M School of Information (UMSI) students, and for research in the interdisciplinary field of information and library science.
- International, Regional, and National Data Sets
A compilation of global, regional, and national data sets that contain international statistics information.
- Interracial Resources
A guide to fiction and non-fiction resources on topics relating to interracial people and relationships.
A guide to electronic and print resources supported by the University of Michigan Library's Judaica Unit, as well as external resources important for Judaic Studies, Yiddish, Hebrew, and many other topics.
This guide provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in Kinesiology.
- Korean Studies
Provides selected research resources in the area of Korean Studies, with a particular focus on social sciences and humanities resources.
The Graduate Library law collection is primarily a collection about law and how it relates to society. The Law Library has a more comprehensive collection.
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Studies
This guide will help you find relevant materials for research relating to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Queer communities.
- Literature Reviews for the Social Sciences
A guide with resources for the Faculty Exploratory workshop on Literature Reviews in the Social Sciences.
- Mapping Tools
An overview of tools to help create maps of kinds.
- Multicultural Studies
Selected resources useful for conducting research on Multicultural Studies. This includes, African American Studies, Latino or Hispanic American Studies, Native American Studies, and Asian American Studies.
- Natural Resources and Environment
UM Libraries supports research in natural resources and environmental science through a variety of information sources.
- News Sources
Recommended resources and search tips for finding news in a variety of formats. Includes how to find international newspapers, historical newspapers, articles with a particular viewpoint, how to evaluate sources, and much more.
- Non-Governmental Organizations
A guide to resources covering NGO-generated information, including websites, publications, and other resources.
- Open Access
This research guide provides readers with a basic understanding of Open Access, which is broadly defined as content that is free to access and re-use.
- Organizational Studies
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in organizational studies.
- Political Science
Find political science data, articles, encyclopedias, handbooks and information about quantitative and qualitative research methods along with information on writing dissertations, publishing, and non-traditional research methods like digital scholarship
- Poverty Solutions
Resources for researching poverty solutions and policies/
- PSYCH 220: Intro to Biopsychology
Prof. Jennifer Cummings – Winter 2017
- Psycholinguistics Lab
Links to resources of interest to the Psychology 349/ Linguistics 347, Talking Minds, a Psycholinguistics Lab at UM
Provides guidance on information resources and search strategies on conducting library research in psychology.
- Public Policy
This subject guide provides a starting point for research in public policy.
- Qualitative Data
Help with qualitative research methods, finding and analyzing qualitative data such as text.
- Research Funding and Grants Guide
- Research Impact Metrics: Citation Analysis
Information on how to use library resources for citation analysis. This includes information about impact factors, journal rankings, altmetrics and how to find who has cited an article. Created by Sue Wortman.
- Russian Studies
Provides resources covering the Russian Federation. Other states that were also part of the Soviet Union are covered by other guides: Guide for Central Asian and Caucasian Studies and Guide for East European Studies.
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
An introduction and guide to finding and using Sanborn fire insurance maps at UM and elsewhere.
- SI 501 Contextual Inquiry and Consulting Foundations
This guide offers suggested resources and search strategies for conducting background research on your client/topic. Fall 2016.
- Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
The Slavic, East European, and Eurasian collection includes roughly 305,000 monographs and 3,200 serials in Russian; Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian; Polish, Czech and Slovak; Armenian and other languages of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.
- Social Work
A guide to social work research at the University of Michigan.
Selected resources for research in sociology and allied fields.
- Southeast European Studies
This guide covers countries in southeastern Europe, including Modern Greece, Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and countries that comprised former Yugoslavia: Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia.
- Top Ten Databases to Start Your Undergraduate Research
Try these databases if you're not sure where to find articles for an undergraduate research project.
- Unique Collections on the UM Campus
Unusual collections in the University of Michigan Library and on the UM Campus (Ann Arbor).
- Urban & Regional Planning
This guide will help you locate a wide variety of resources for Urban & Regional Planning studies.
- Video Game Studies
Selected resources designed to assist in researching the interdisciplinary field of computer and video game studies.
- Web of Science Core Collection
Guide describes how to access and to search the Web of Science database.
- Women's Studies
Designed to help you find relevant materials for research relating to women and gender.
- Women's Studies 220 / Nursing 220: Women's Health