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MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences

Alternative Titles
MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS)
MITECS
Description

A comprehensive reference work covering the methodological and theoretical diversity of the cognitive sciences. MITECS includes 471 concise articles by leading researchers in philosophy, psychology, linguistics, artificial intelligence and the neurosciences.  Edited by Robert A. Wilson and Frank C. Keil.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
First edition of 1999.
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8363
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PsycINFO

Alternative Titles
PsycINFO (EBSCO)
Psyc Info, PsychInfo, Psych Info, Psychological Abstracts, Psyc Abs
Description

This database contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in over 35 languages.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1806-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8375
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LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts

Alternative Titles
LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts (CSA)
Description

LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. LISA currently abstracts over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Major areas of coverage include: Artificial intelligence; Book reviews; CD-ROMs; Computer applications; Information centres; Information technology, storage and management; Internet technology; Knowledge management; Librarianship; Libraries and archives; Library management, use and users; Medical information; Online information retrieval; Publishing and bookselling; Records management; Telecommunications and the Web.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1969-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8369
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Art Index Retrospective

Alternative Titles
Wilson Art Index Retrospective
AIR, WAIR
Description

Indexes key international English-language arts publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, competition & award notices, exhibition listings, film reviews, etc. Provides separate access to indexing from older years, 1929-1984.  A unique resource, Art Index Retrospective helps users find contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut, track the body of work of an artist or movement, find artists' interviews and other commentary, and much more.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1929 - 1984
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8359
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Handbook of Latin American Studies

Alternative Titles
Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) Online
HLAS Online (Library of Congress)
Description
A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1935 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8355
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HeritageQuest Online

Alternative Titles
HQO, Heritage Quest Online, ProQuest / UMI Genealogy & Local History Collection
United States Federal Census, PERSI (PERiodical Subject Index), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, Freedman's Bank Records
Description

Provides access to 5 resources useful for historical & genealogical research on the US & Canada: 1) photoreproductions of the original data sheets from the 1790-1930 U.S. federal censuses, with extensive indexing; 2) digitized versions of 22,000+ books (genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, probate records, etc) from all 50 US states and Canada; 3) PERSI (PERiodical Subject Index), a comprehensive subject index covering 6,500+ genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800; 4) Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files of 80,000+ individuals who served in that war; and 5) Freedman's Bank Records, documenting 105,000+ freed African American slaves and over 480,000 of their dependants and heirs.

Type
Database
Coverage
1700 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8325
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Music Periodicals Database

Alternative Titles
International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) Full Text
MPD
Description

Indexes over 425 scholarly and popular music periodicals from more than twenty countries, plus full text for around 140 journals. The database currently includes over 1.3 million article records, the majority of which are journal articles from 1996 onward. Around 200,000 index records in Music Periodicals Database are from the backfile (up to 1995) and much of this coverage commences at the first issue of the journal run, some starting as early as 1874.

Music Periodicals Database covers a comprehensive range of subject areas in both scholarly and popular music journals ranging from International Journal of Music Education, Ethnomusicology, Jazz Education Journal and Musical Times to Rock and Rap Confidential and Rolling Stone. Articles examine the full spectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition. You can find articles on a diverse array of musical genres, from the liturgical chants of medieval monks to the eclectic sounds of contemporary alternative rock musicians.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1874 - (Indexing); 1996 - (Full text)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8323
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American History Online

Description

Biographies of important, interesting, and representative historical figures. Descriptions of events, themes, organizations, places, and cultural developments in American history. More than 2,150 primary source documents. Timelines, Images & Videos, Maps & Charts

Type
Database
Coverage
1492-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8315
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Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science)

Alternative Titles
AHCI, A&HCI
Description

Available through Web of Science, allows searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address. Indexes 1,600 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,000 major science and social science journals.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1975 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8263
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JSTOR

Alternative Titles
Journal Storage Project
J-STOR
J STOR
Archival Journals Collections
Journal Archive
Journal Archives
University of California (UC) Press Journals
University of Chicago Press Journals
Current Scholarship Program (CSP)
JSTORE
Description

Provides full-text access to the archives of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences. Includes content from ten of the fourteen JSTOR multi-disciplinary Journals Archives Collections (Arts & Sciences I through IX; and Life Sciences) and most of the JSTOR discipline-specific Journals Archives Collections (Biological Sciences, Business I and II, Ecology & Botany I, Health & General Sciences, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics, and Music).

In addition, JSTOR now also includes the full text of current issues (up to the latest issue) for selected journals from selected publishers, including the University of Chicago Press.

Please note: U-M does not currently have access to the following JSTOR Journals Archives Collections: Arts & Sciences X through XIII (ten through thirteen); Business III and IV; Ecology & Botany II; Hebrew Journals; Ireland; and Jewish Studies.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Dates of coverage vary by journal title. All go back to the very first issue published, but most have a "moving wall" embargo that excludes issues from the most recent X years (where X can be anywhere from 0 up to 10 years, depending on the particular journal; most are in the 3 to 5 year embargo range).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8235
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