Government, Politics & Law

Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science)

Alternative Titles
SSCI
Web of Knowledge SSCI
Web of Science SSCI
Description

A multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the social sciences. It indexes 1,700 journals spanning 50 disciplines.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1900 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10167
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WorldCat

Alternative Titles
World Cat, OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, Research Libraries Group, RLIN, Research Libraries Information Network
Description

Combined catalog describing over 360 million books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in 470 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 25,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, 40 national libraries, and selected libraries from 170 countries worldwide). Incorporates all records from the former Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (also known as RLIN, the Research Libraries Information Network).

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10075
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CQ Almanac

Alternative Titles
Congressional Quarterly Almanac Online Edition (CQ Press)
Description

CQ Almanac contains unbiased, objective and comprehensive summaries of all Capitol Hill activity from the previous congress.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1946-present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10055
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UN Data

Alternative Titles
United Nations data, Undata, Un data
United Nations Common Database , UN Common Database
Description
You can find official statistics produced by countries and compiled by United Nations data system, as well as estimates and projections. The domains covered are agriculture, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. You can also find indicators such as Millennium Development Goals.
Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10019
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Michigan Geographic Data Library (MGDL)

Alternative Titles
MGDL
Description
From the Michigan Center for Geographic Information. Incorporates the Spatial Data Library of the Department of Natural Resources and other state data providers. Extensive spatial data for all of Michigan.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10011
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GEONet Names Server

Alternative Titles
NGA GEONet Names Server (GNS)
GNS
Description

The GEOnet Names Server (GNS) provides access to the National Imagery and Mapping Agency's (formerly Defense Mapping Agency) database of foreign geographic feature names.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9945
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World Development Indicators

Alternative Titles
WDI
Description

The World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.

Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9909
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Digital National Security Archive (DNSA)

Alternative Titles
Digital National Security Archive
DNSA
Description

Consists of over 45 themed collections of more than 90,000 declassified and FOIA'd documents that led to U.S. policy decisions from 1942 to 2014. Includes collections on Afghanistan, Chile, China, Colombia, El Salvador, Iran, Japan, Korea, Nicaragua, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, and the Soviet Union.  Topic collections include The Berlin Crisis, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, government surveillance and more.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Contains documents created from 1945 - 2015.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9867
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Armed Conflict Database

Alternative Titles
Armed Conflict Database (IISS)
The International Institute for Strategic Studies Armed Conflict Database
IISS ACD
Description

Analyzes armed conflicts around the world since 1997, including non-state armed groups and the death toll. Major features: statistics, bar graphs, and pie charts by year and country for fatalities, weapons, refugees, and returnees. Includes summary information on individual non-state groups. Quarterly conflict review.

Type
Numeric Data
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9849
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NBER Working Paper Series

Alternative Titles
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers
Description
View and download the full-text of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Papers. Searchable by keyword and browsing by date of publication, program, or JEL classification.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1994 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9845
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