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JSTOR

Alternative Titles
Journal Storage Project
J-STOR
J STOR
Archival Journals Collections
Journal Archive
Journal Archives
University of California (UC) Press Journals
University of Chicago Press Journals
Current Scholarship Program (CSP)
JSTORE
Description

Provides full-text access to the archives of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences. Includes content from ten of the fourteen JSTOR multi-disciplinary Journals Archives Collections (Arts & Sciences I through IX; and Life Sciences) and most of the JSTOR discipline-specific Journals Archives Collections (Biological Sciences, Business I and II, Ecology & Botany I, Health & General Sciences, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics, and Music).

In addition, JSTOR now also includes the full text of current issues (up to the latest issue) for selected journals from selected publishers, including the University of Chicago Press.

Please note: U-M does not currently have access to the following JSTOR Journals Archives Collections: Arts & Sciences X through XIII (ten through thirteen); Business III and IV; Ecology & Botany II; Hebrew Journals; Ireland; and Jewish Studies.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Dates of coverage vary by journal title. All go back to the very first issue published, but most have a "moving wall" embargo that excludes issues from the most recent X years (where X can be anywhere from 0 up to 10 years, depending on the particular journal; most are in the 3 to 5 year embargo range).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8235
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Readers Guide Abstracts (with Full Text)

Alternative Titles
Readers' Guide Full Text Mega, Readers Guide Retrospective, Readers Guide Retro
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
RGA, RGPL, RGFT, RGFTM, RGR
Description

Indexes and briefly summarizes articles from more than 450 popular periodicals published in the U.S. & Canada, covering current events & news, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health and nutrition, consumer affairs, etc.  Includes full text for many of the articles published in 270 of these periodicals.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1890 - (Indexing); 1984 - (Abstracting); 1994 - (Full text)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8221
Access
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American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

Alternative Titles
AHD, AHDEL
Description

Free online version, with over 200,000 entries featuring 10,000 new words and senses, 70,000 audio word pronunciations, 900 full-page color illustrations, language notes and word-root appendixes.

Type
Dictionary
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Fifth edition (2011).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8215
Access
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HighWire Press Journals

Description

Provides full-text access to recent volumes of scholarly journals in the health, life, physical and social sciences published online by HighWire Press, the "Internet Imprint" of the Stanford University Libraries.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by journal title.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8227
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Book Review Digest Plus

Alternative Titles
Book Review Digest Retrospective, Retro
BRD, BRDP, BRDR
Description

Indexes 2.8 million reviews of over 850,000 fiction and non-fiction books drawn from over 8,000 periodicals, with complete full text provided for over 100,000 of the reviews, and brief excerpts provided for many more. Adds reviews of over 7,000 adult and children's books each year. Includes links to full text of over 3,700 of the reviewed books available in the HathiTrust Digital Library.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1905 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8217
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Biography in Context

Alternative Titles
Gale Biography in Context (formerly Biography Resource Center)
Gale BIC, GBIC, BRC
Description

Contains more than 600,000 biographies on more than 528,000 people from around the world and throughout history.  Combines more than 135 frequently consulted Gale biographical sources with more than 325 full-text periodicals and journals, more than 27,000 portraits, and thousands of Recent News briefs on high-interest individuals.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition. Updated continuously.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8207
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American National Biography

Alternative Titles
ANB
Description
Profiles of more than 18,000 men and women from all eras and walks of American life who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. Includes thousands of illustrations, hyperlinked cross-references, and links to select web sites.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
First edition of 1999, updated quarterly.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8211
Access
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Humanities Abstracts (with Full Text)

Alternative Titles
Humanities Full Text
Humanities Index
Wilson Humanities Index
Description

Indexes and abstracts articles from almost 700 humanities publications. Covers periodicals in archaeology, art, classics, film, folklore, journalism, linguistics, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, world history, and world literature. Abstracts feature articles, book reviews, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction (including dramas and poems), and reviews of plays and television and radio programs. Excludes editorials, letters to the editor, news, ephemeral announcements, cartoons, and advertising. Each record contains a bibliographic citation for an article, book review, or other item in a journal. Full text is included for many articles.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1984 - (index & abstracts); 1994 - (selected full text)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8195
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ARTbibliographies Modern

Alternative Titles
ABM
Art Bibliographies Modern
Description

Abstracts of articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs & reviews, and dissertations covering artists & movements from the late 19th century to all aspects of modern & contemporary art, including photography from its invention in 1839 to the present.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
late 1960s -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8191
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