Collection of databases in history, government, geography, and culture. Available through Friday, November 30, 2018. Send feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contributions from more than 3,000 field scholars and real-time updates. Across all 14 databases, investigations into topics yield three integrated but distinct content components:
1. Original journal articles, authored by leading academics and vetted by advisory boards of credentialed experts, that offer varied viewpoints on the complexities and nuances inherent in the discipline to serve as both sources and exemplars of evidence-based scholarly thought,
2. A reference library that draws from 200,000+ primary and secondary sources, including media and data,
3. A course companion comprised of both text and video lectures, designed to reinforce coursework or drive independent study.
Links to individual topic databases can be found below:
Full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies
Population, housing and economic census data from ongoing surveys including American Community Survey.
American FactFinder is an online source for accessing population, housing, economic and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Data available include: Decennial Census of Housing and Population - 2000 and 2010 Results from each of these data programs are provided in the form of data sets, tables, thematic maps, and reference maps.
The largest full-text art research database covering fine, decorative and commercial art, architecture and architectural design. Strong international coverage, art journals, magazines and books, detailed indexing and abstracts, and thousands of images.
Provides concise yet comprehensive summaries of the best business books. With these summaries, professionals and students can keep up with the latest information in the business world and learn more effectively.
Comprehensive guide to English-language articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region. The collection contains over 730 Caribbean focused scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books.
Provides articles from thousands of journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Covers early childhood through higher education, including specialties such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for hundreds of popular and high school magazines, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and over 500,000 photos and maps & flags.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides thousands of general reference publications, reference books, and primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 500,000 photos, maps & flags. Updated daily.
Hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques — including contemporary content.
Resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
Full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students learn about a variety of topics, like endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.
Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.
Combined access to Chemical Abstracts CAPlus, Registry, CASREACT, CHEMLIST, CHEMCAT databases, and Medline. See More info for important login information.
Search by chemical structure or substructure, reaction, name, formula, etc., or by natural language query.
Database use requires the creation of an individual user account for current U-M affiliates using your umich.edu email account. Example: email@example.com. Email sent to your umich.edu address will automatically forwarded to your umflint.edu account.
Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans
Designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, this full-text resource offers scholarly content most relevant to vocational programs
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