Library Science

CIC Epublishing Venture 2

Description

This database contains a sampling (40 items) of scholarly e-books from the CIC University Presses. The EPV is a collaborative endeavor between the CIC Presses and University Libraries to explore opportunities for the creation, dissemination, and archiving of electronic texts produced by the CIC universities.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44117
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CIC Epublishing Venture 1

Description

This database contains a sample (one item) of scholarly e-books from the CIC University Presses. The EPV is a collaborative endeavor between the CIC Presses and University Libraries to explore opportunities for the creation, dissemination, and archiving of electronic texts produced by the CIC universities.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44115
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NoveList K-8 Plus

Alternative Titles
Novel List, NoveList, Novel List K-8 Plus
Description

NoveList provides picture book and young adult book information indexed by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading Levels, Common Core standards, books made into movies, and other categories.  Provides reviews in each book's description from a variety of sources including School Library Journal, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and more.  Advanced searching includes the options to search by author's cultural identity and Dewey Decimal system range.  Curated genre descriptions are provided including types of books written by each author.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/32006
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Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)
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Pew Internet & American Life Project, a Project of the Pew Research Center

Alternative Titles
Pew Internet & American Life Project
Internet & American Life Project, Pew Internet
Description

Pew Internet conducts original research that explores the growth of the internet and its impact on children, families, communities, the workplace, schools, health care and civic/political life. Major reports have examined teens and technology, health online and libraries in a digital age.

Type
Statistics
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11941
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Pew Research Center

Alternative Titles
Pew Research Center Center for the People & the Press, Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, Pew Research Social & Demographic Trends, The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, Pew Internet & American Life Project, Pew Research Hispanic Center, Pew Research Global Attitudes Project
Center for the People & the Press, Project for Excellence in Journalism, Social & Demographic Trends
Description

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

There are links to the individual projects from this gateway site.

Pew Research is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization and a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. All of its reports and datasets are made freely available in order to inform the public, the press and policymakers.

Type
Statistics
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11931
Access
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Safari Tech Books Online

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

Searchable full text of 30,000+ 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.

ACCESS NOTE: Limited to seven U-M users at a time--if you are prompted for a Safari password, all seven slots may be in use; try again 10 or more minutes later. After logging out of Safari, your web browser must be completely shut down and restarted to be able to access Safari again.

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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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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INSPEC

Alternative Titles
INSPEC [Engineering Village 2]
Description

On ENGINEERING VILLAGE platform, covers the world-wide literature (mainly journal articles and conference proceedings papers) in astronomy, physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
INSPEC grows by about 330,000 records per year. 1896-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9821
Access
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FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies)

Alternative Titles
Bulletin signaletique
Free Access to PASCAL and FRANCIS
Description

NOTE:  As of 2016, FRANCIS is available only combined into a single database with its scientific index counterpart, PASCAL.

Provides indexing and abstracts of books and articles from over 2,300 European-language journals in the humanities and social sciences--especially in religion, history of art, literature, philosophy, and economics.  Also covers subjects such as:  administrative sciences, archeology, business management, company management, data processing and law, education, employment and training, energy, ethnology, geography, history of science, information science, Latin America, linguistics, prehistory, psychology, public health, and sociology.  Includes conference proceedings, dissertations, and reports.

Produced by Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS), the database provides multidisciplinary and multilingual coverage of humanities and social sciences.

 Content Includes:

    More than 2,300 publications
    Over 2.5 million records
    Records back to 1972

Also Contains:

    Books
    Conference Proceedings
    Dissertations
    Journal Articles
    Reports

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1972 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9477
Access
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Alternative Titles
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
LISTA
Description

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts,(LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1960-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9381
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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