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NYPL Digital Gallery

Alternative Titles
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
Description
NYPL Digital Gallery provides access to over 550,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.
Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10109
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Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

Description

Contains over 3,000 entries covering thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures. Includes entries on artists, craftsmen, designers, workshops, and decorative art forms. Also included are entries on the qualities and historical uses of materials, concise definitions on art forms and styles, and in-depth articles discussing the history of armor, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and ceramics. Edited by Gordon Campbell. Originally published October 2006.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition 2006
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10115
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Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Alternative Titles
CORSAIR: Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Description

The collection spans some ten centuries of Western illumination, and contains manuscripts from all the major schools, including some of the great masterpieces of medieval manuscript art.

Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10095
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Black Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers
BHN, PQHN, ADW, CD, LAS, NYAN, PC, BAA
Description

A custom ProQuest cross-search providing full-text access to the complete backfiles of six major African American community newspapers--Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Chicago Defender (1909-1975), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), and Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002). Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1893 - 2005 (Varies by title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10087
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ATLA with ATLASerials (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials (EBSCO)
ATLA Religion Database with ATLAS
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials
Description

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials is the full text version of the ATLA Religion Database (ATLA). This database is a collection of major religion and theology journals selected by some of the major religion scholars in the United States. Coverage of this database dates back to 1949.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10081
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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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International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Alternative Titles
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed (GVRL)
IESS2
IESS
Description
Second edition of the 8-volume IESS. Includes 3000 articles, including wealth and income distribution, economic aid, food production, water rights and health care.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10051
Access
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Catena: Digital Archive of Historic Gardens & Landscapes

Description
Searchable collection of historic and contemporary images of landscape design centered on the Italian Villa.
Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10065
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