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Selected resources for research in sociology and allied fields.
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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
Provides research and information resources related to the study of aging and gerontology.
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.
- Cognitive Science
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in cognitive science
- Communication Studies
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.
- Data Management Plans for the Social Sciences
Suggested resources for designing data management plans (DMP) for your research project.
All things Detroit. 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.
Provides resources which address a variety of issues concerning physical, emotional, and mental disabilities.
- East Asian Studies
Guide to East Asian studies (Humanities and Social Sciences) English language resources
Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in economics.
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.
- Environment Sustainability
Recommended resources for scholars engaging with environmental research
- 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
Resources, tips and tricks for finding tests or measurements in either the health or behavioral sciences.
- 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.
- Health Disparities in the U.S.
Provides information resources on conducting research on health disparities in the United States.
- Health Statistics
Resources on finding and utilizing health statistics.
- 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
Fiction and non-fiction resources on topics relating to interracial people and relationships.
- Japanese Studies
Selected information resources on Japanese Studies at University of Michigan
- Judaic Studies
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.
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.
- 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.
- Non-Governmental Organizations
A guide to resources covering NGO-generated information, including websites, publications, and other resources.
- 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/
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
Provides resources on finding funding and grants.
- 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.
- 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 2017.
- Social Work
Provides resources for social work research at the University of Michigan.
- Southeast European Studies
Provides resources for research on 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
- Top Ten Databases to Start Your Undergraduate Research
Article resources to try when starting 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
Locate a wide variety of resources for Urban and Regional Planning studies, as well as transportation 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.