General Information Sources

MRQE: Movie Review Query Engine

Alternative Titles
MRQE
Description

Movie Review Query Engine (acronym: MRQE) is one of the largest indices of movie reviews available online. It includes reviews from both offline and online sources. It can be searched by movie title, recent releases, lists of festivals and selections of the American Film Institute.

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8663
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Internet Movie Database

Alternative Titles
IMDb
Description
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, movie stars, television shows, television stars and video games.
Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8661
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Early American Fiction 1789-1850

Description
Chadwyck-Healey has partnered with the University of Virginia Library, who in 1996 received a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to digitise and publish on the Web 560 rare volumes of early American fiction. Called Early American Fiction 1789–1850, the resulting collection provides electronic texts of a well-defined and comprehensive corpus of early American fiction. The texts chosen for the project include first printings of works by James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and other novels and short stories. The collection also includes what has been recognised as the first American novel, William Hill Brown's The Power of Sympathy, and extremely rare items such as the American printing of Susanna Haswell Rowson's Charlotte and Joseph Holt Ingraham's Alice May or The Lost of Mount Auburn. A complete list of titles included in the collection is available in the bibliography. In total, Early American Fiction 1789–1850 comprises 421 titles in 560 volumes by 81 authors, containing more than 125,000 pages.
Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8639
Access
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Vanderbilt University Television News Archive

Description

The collection includes brief summaries of nightly news programs broadcast by the national television networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) since August 5, 1968, along with regularly scheduled newscasts from CNN (since 1995) and Fox News (late 2000s). The index of news segments is freely searchable. Individuals may request segment copies for loan on DVD for a fee, for purposes of reference, study, classroom instruction, and research. 

Type
Catalog
Coverage
1968-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8621
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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Alternative Titles
SEP
Description

A refereed, open access encyclopedia with in-depth articles on a random array of several hundred philosophical topics, most with a Western and analytic perspective.  A partially complete work-in-progress, with articles added as contributors finish them, and many topics not yet covered.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Latest quarterly edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8615
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Philosophy Documentation Center Collection

Alternative Titles
Philosophy Online, POIESIS: Philosophy Serials Online
Philosophy Documentation Center's E-Collection, PDCC, PDCEC, PDC eCollection
Description

Provides full text searching across current, recent, and back issues of over 170 journals, book series, conference proceedings, and other publications in philosophy, applied ethics, religious studies, and related disciplines. Complete full text of articles is viewable online for 100 of them, including The Journal of Philosophy, International Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Topics, and Social Theory & Practice.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1927 - (Varies by title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8611
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Women Writers Online

Description

Contains over 230 texts by pre-Victorian women that can be browsed, searched and analysed. Additionally, Renaissance Women Online contains a subset of 100 WWP texts, introductions of individual works & essays on the cultural context of the period.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1400 - 1850
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8583
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PLoS (Public Library of Science)

Alternative Titles
Public Library of Science
Description

Provides open-access peer-reviewed scientific and medical journal articles and journals. UM membership in PLoS provides UM authors discounts on author-paid article fees.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8575
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