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Chicago Manual of Style Online

Alternative Titles
CMOS Online, Chi Manual, Turabian, CMS
Description

Provides searchable online access to the 16th (2010) and 15th (2003) editions of the standard style manual, as well as a downloadable facsimile of the first edition (1906). Also includes Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide, and Chicago Style Q&A (editors' answers to questions submitted by readers, updated monthly).

Type
Handbook
Coverage
16th Edition (2010), 15th Edition (2003), First Edition (1906).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11231
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Picture Post Historical Archive

Description
The complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957 - all digitized from originals in full colour. Provides a fascinating snapshot of British life from the 1930s to the 1950s, with thousands of photos of ordinary people doing ordinary things – from boys rolling a tyre, to a view of a postwar bedsit, to young women on a rollercoaster – all caught in a single moment in time.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1938-1957
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11225
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Illustrated London News

Description
A full facsimile run of the illustrated newspaper, 1842-2003. Includes over 260,000 pages, including specials and presentation pieces.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1842-2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11223
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International Directory of Philosophy

Alternative Titles
IDP
Directory of American Philosophers
International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers
Description

Online database containing information on university philosophy departments and programs, philosophical societies, associations, research centers and institutes, journals, and philosophy publishers around the world. Successor to two standard print directories published since 1970: Directory of American Philosophers, and International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers. Includes: names and contact information for 28,000 philosophers; 3,000 university departments & programs; 1,000 philosophy journals; 420 societies & associations; 350 research centers & institutes; and 700 philosophy publishers worldwide.

Type
Directory
Coverage
Current edition. Updated continuously.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11209
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CAIRN

Description

Created in 2005 by four publishers and Belgian public partners, along with the Bibliothèque nationale de France, CAIRN offers the most comprehensive collection of French and Belgian journals available online. The University of Michigan has subscribed to the French Studies bouquet, which covers topics in General Interest, History, Literature, and Philosophy, and includes such publishers as PUF, Belin, Vrin, La Découverte, and Les Belles Lettres. Several journals of interest are Revue française d'histoire des idées politiques, Dix-septième siècle, Le Français aujourd'hui, and Médiévales. These e-journals have been cataloged in Mirlyn.

Type
Database
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11165
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London Review of Books

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Alternative Titles
LRB, Lon Rev Bks
Description

Online access to all articles in all issues of the literary magazine with the largest circulation in Europe. Publishes intellectual essays combining topicality with depth and scholarship with good writing, on topics ranging from political commentary to science, ancient history, literary criticism and social anthropology. Publishes 24 issues per year, each containing up to 15 long reviews and essays by academics, writers and journalists, along with shorter art and film reviews, poems, and letters to the editor.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Includes full text of every article from every issue published since the LRB began publication. 1979 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11157
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Brill Online Reference Works

Alternative Titles
Brill Online
Description

Cross-search many of Brill's online reference works in African Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, European Studies, Jewish Studies, Medieval Studies, Near Eastern Studies, and Religious Studies including: African Studies Companion Online; Africa Yearbook Online; The Brill Dictionary of Religion; Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World; Brill's Encyclopedia of China; Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism; Brockelmann Online; Coptic Gnostic Library; Encyclopaedia of Islam (First Edition, Second Edition, Third Edition); Encyclopaedia of Judaism; Encyclopaedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles; Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān; Encyclopedia Islamica; Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics; Encyclopedia of Arabic Language & Linguistics; Encyclopedia of Christianity; Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics; Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World; Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage; Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle; Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures; History of Afghanistan; New Jacoby; New Pauly; Religion Past and Present; Supplementum Epigraphicum Graeceum

Type
Search Engine
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11119
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Grand Robert Dictionary

Alternative Titles
Le Grand Robert Dictionary
Description
The complete version of Le Grand Robert de la langue française in its latest edition: 86 000 articles, 100 000 words, 350 000 meanings, 410 000 use examples.
Type
Dictionary
Coverage
current edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11103
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MyiLibrary

Description
MyiLibrary is an electronic platform that offers library users access to some of the most topical and current e-books available today. Users can access a wide range of research, reference and reading materials online from any location. Users can search across many e-books or conduct searches within a particular e-book.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Books from a variety of publishers and subjects, usually recent publications.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11011
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Gale Directory Library

Alternative Titles
GDL
Description

Provides combined access to five different directories published annually: Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations; Gale Directory of Publications & Broadcast Media; Publishers Directory; Research Centers Directory; and Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans.

Type
Directory
Coverage
2010 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10999
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