Arts

ARTstor

Alternative Titles
ART Stor, ARTStore, ART Store, artstor images
Description

The ARTstor Digital Library provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities and sciences. It includes an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Our community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.

Collections are used for teaching and study in a wide range of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more. All University of Michigan community members may search and view images; ARTstor requires registration to download images and use the software tools.

Note: To access the images through the mobile interface, you will need to create an account through ARTstor. Access ARTstor via the library's website and click on the "Register" link at top right. Create an account; use that email and password to login to ARTstor mobile.

Type
Images
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9539
Mobile Version
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Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970

Description

Sanborn maps, large-scale plans of a city or town, were created to assist fire insurance companies assess the risk associated with insuring a particular property. This collection includes 660,000 maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.

Type
Images
Map(s)
Coverage
1867-1970
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9549
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Play Index

Alternative Titles
Play Ind., PI
Description

Covers more than 31,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to the present, representing a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama. Allows searching for plays by title; author; subject (sisters, culture conflict, marriage); style (symbolism, experimental theater); genre (comedy, melodrama, musical); and cast type. Includes descriptive annotations with plot summaries, musical requirements, number of sets, scenery requirements, etc.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Indexes plays written from antiquity to the present published from 1949 - present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9521
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AP Images

Alternative Titles
AP Images, AP Multimedia Archive, AccuNet/Associated Press Photo Archive
Description
Online access to over 500,000 photos with detailed captions from the AP news wire. Includes all photos from US and abroad added in the previous 365 days (800 per day) plus many selected historical photos from 1844 to the present. Also includes printed graphics and news audio clips transmitted by AP, and selected publicity photos from PR Newswire, Prime Newswire, and other sources. Updated continuously.
Type
Images
Coverage
1844 - All AP photos, graphics, and audio clips from the current year, plus selected historical photos since 1844, and selected publicity photos.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9457
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A-V Online

Alternative Titles
NICEM, National Information Center for Educational Media
AV Online, A/V Online, AudioVisual Online, Audio-Visual Online
Description

A database of distribution sources for educational media. Includes educational, documentary, instructional, vocational, and informational materials along with motivational and recreational programming, genre classics, and independent avant-garde productions.  Contains over 475,000 descriptive records representing 680,000 videos, films, audio recordings, filmstrips, slide sets, transparencies, models and kits. Compiled by the National Information Center for Educational Media (NICEM), with records from the Library of Congress, publishers' catalogs, & library collections.

Type
Directory
Coverage
1900 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9395
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New York Times, 1851-2013

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times, PQHN: NYT, NY Times
Historical Index to the New York Times, 1851-1993
Description

Searchable access to the backfile of the New York Times newspaper (Late Eastern Edition), from the first issue on September 18, 1851 through the December 31st issue of 3 years ago.  (One year of additional content from 3 years ago is added annually.)  Reproduces the complete full text of every issue in its original printed form, in full page images digitized from microfilm.  Also incorporates indexing and subject headings from the New York Times Index, 1851-1993.

Note:  For searchable access to the full text of the New York Times from 2014 to the present, use ProQuest Newsstand or LexisNexis Academic.  For combined searchable access to the complete backfile from 1851 up through today's issue, use ProQuest News & Current Events.  For full image access for issues from 2014 up to two months ago, use ProQuest Digital Microfilm.

 

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1851 - 3 years ago
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9367
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ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
PQHN, AC, ADW, AHJM, AI, AR, BAA, BG, CCP, CD, CE, CNC, CSM, CT, DDN, DFP, GM, GAM, G&M, IT, JA, JE, JP, LAS, LAT, LCJ, NT, NYAN, NYT, PC, SCMP, SLPD, SFC, TI, TOI, TS, WIT, WSJ, WP, UK, Freep
Description

ProQuest Historical Newspapers is a custom ProQuest cross-search providing full-text access to the complete backfiles of 27 U.S. and 32 international English-language newspapers from Canada, China, India, Ireland, Israel, and the United Kingdom, including:

Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

*One additional year of content is added to these selected files annually.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1791 - 2015 (Varies by title). One year of additional content is added to the backfile annually for the following 12 titles: Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Globe and Mail, Irish Times, Jerusalem Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, South China Morning Post, Times of India, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post. The content of all other titles does not increase beyond the years specified.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9371
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Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition

Alternative Titles
Encyclopaedia of Islam
Encyclopedia of Islam
Brill Online Reference Works
Description

The electronic version of the Encyclopaedia of Islam contains the entire text of volumes I to XI and Supplement (Volume XII) of the monumental printed edition. Additional search facilities, enhanced by the inclusion of two original indices (Index of Proper Names, Index of Subjects) and the Supplement enable the user to efficiently search and combine data from a vast corpus of over 12,000 printed pages. The Encyclopaedia also permits searching in both English and Arabic transcription.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
New edition begun in 1954
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9339
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IPA Source

Alternative Titles
IPA Source: IPA Transcriptions and Literal Translations of Songs and Arias
Description

Contains more than 11,000 International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. IPA Source is searchable by composer, poet, title, opera aria and Latin text. Texts are available as downloadable PDFs.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9317
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ArchiveGrid

Alternative Titles
Archive Grid
ArchiveGrid (RLG)
Earlier version of this database was called Archival Resources
Description

A guide to historical records, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Contains nearly a million collection descriptions contributed by thousands of libraries, museums, and archives. A combination of brief descriptions derived from catalog records in the RLG Union Catalog, and more detailed archival finding aids harvested from the Internet, including those that conform to the EAD (Encoded Archival Description) format standard.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes archival materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9331
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