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Newest Online Resources at the Thompson Library

  • AccessAnesthesiology  
    Online collection of the most current clinical anesthesiology resources, including books, practice guidelines, videos, interactive board review questions, and integrated drug database.
  • AccessPhysiotherapy  
    Physical therapy textbooks, videos, an interactive cadaver dissection tool, NPTE review, and more.
  • McGraw-Hill Medical  
    Search e-books in several health care disciplines for readings, quick reference, drug information, multimedia, case studies, self-assessment, custom curriculum, and patient education.
  • AnthroSource
    Electronic archive of journals published by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), most with full text from vol. 1-present.
  • Dance in Video  
    Streaming video of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century.
  • Opera in Video  
    Opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries.
  • North American Indian Thought and Culture  
    Large compilation of biographical material on indigenous peoples from all regions of North America. Includes biographies, auto-biographies, personal narratives, speeches, diaries and oral histories.
  • Flint Journal (1898-1922)  
    Facsimiles of the Flint Journal, including articles, illustrations, advertisements, and all other content.
  • Flint Journal (all formats)
    List of all editions of the Flint Journal to which UM-Flint has access.
  • Michigan Historical Newspapers  
    Digital newspapers published in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Ontonagon, and St. James, 1845-1995.
  • Historical Newspapers: Atlanta Constitution (1868-1984)  
    Digital, searchable version of the Atlanta Constitution.
  • Historical Newspapers: South China Morning Post (1903-1996)  
    Complete, searchable backfile of the major English-language newspaper of Hong Kong.
  • Soshoo 搜数  
    China-related statistical data, covering the Mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
  • Soshoo - English version  
    China-related statistical data, covering the Mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
  • SAGE Stats  
    Data series—or single data measures over time about U.S. geographies—across 17 high-interest research areas, as far back as 1980.
  • Springer Protocols  
    Database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the biomedical and life sciences.
  • Film Industry Data  
    This database contains Nielsen data sets from 2000 to the present, including rankings, box office sales, and unit sales in all formats.
  • Music Industry Data  
    Database of historical and current chart data from Billboard, Official Chart Company, and other reporting agencies from over 30 countries.
  • 60 Minutes: 1997-2014  
    Episodes of the long-running TV journalism show.
  • Latin America in Video  
    Documentaries from Latin America, in their original languages. Topics include human rights, immigration, popular culture, education, political history.
  • Litt's Drug Eruption and Reaction Database  
    Contains the profiles of thousands of generic and trade name drugs and provides over 80,000 references that link directly to PubMed.

Online Resources Added in Winter, 2015

Online Resources Added in Fall, 2014

  • Analytical Abstracts
    Also known as Analytical WebBase, Analytical Abstracts is the premier current awareness and information retrieval service in analytical chemistry. Covers 1980-present.
  • Artemis Literary Sources  
    Allows cross-searching of Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online, and Gale Virtual Reference Library literature titles.
  • Associations Unlimited  
    Provides information on nonprofit membership associations and professional societies worldwide.
  • Bibliography of Native North Americans  
    Citations to articles and books relating to all aspects of native North American culture and history.
  • Business Economics and Theory
    With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.
  • Catalysts & Catalysed Reactions  
    Monthly bulletin containing around 200 new graphical abstracts each month, indexed by reaction under study and by catalytic method.
  • Chemical Hazards in Industry  
    Monthly bulletin containing worldwide information on safety and health hazards surrounding chemicals encountered in the chemical and related industries.
  • ChemSpider  
    Free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 32 million structures from hundreds of data sources.
  • Communication, Film, and Mass Media
    This ebook collection includes titles relevant to communications, cinema and media studies, advertising, public opinion, journalism, and mass media.
  • Culinary Arts Collection
    Includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
  • Daily Mail Historical Archive  
    Complete Daily Mail archive from 1896-2004.
  • Dictionary of Substances & Their Effects (DOSE, 3rd Electronic Edition)
    2005 edition. Comprehensive compilation of peer-reviewed health and environmental data on several thousand chemical substances. Includes biological, ecological and toxicological risks, hazards, and effects data and regulatory limits for the substances.
  • eBook K-8 Collection
    Full text books designed specifically to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all academic subjects from History, to Language and Literature, to Science & Technology.
  • Expanded Academic ASAP  
    Articles from scholarly journals and popular magazines, and select e-books.
  • Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2010  
    Complete searchable facsimile run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper.
  • Gale NewsVault  
    Provides cross-searching of 17 different historical newspaper and periodical archive collections.
  • Gartner  
    This database contains a comprehensive body of technology knowledge and is a resource used by thousands of organizations to help decision makers capitalize on information technologies and markets. Requires UMICH login.
  • General Reference Center Gold
    Provides indexing for 1,100 general interest magazines, newspapers, business and industry journals, and reference books, with full text for articles from 700 of them. Covers 1980-present.
  • Health Reference Center Academic
    Journal and magazine articles, newsletters, e-books, and other sources related to nursing and allied health, and consumer health. 1995-present.
  • Junior Edition
    Designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, and reference books, for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.
  • Laboratory Hazards Bulletin  
    Monthly bulletin containing key information on hazards encountered by laboratory workers in all fields including R&D, analytical and hospital laboratories, scanned from the primary scientific and trade literature worldwide.
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)  
    Indexes literature in linguistics and related disciplines.
  • Merck Index Online
    Encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals.
  • Met Opera on Demand  
    Streaming access to more than 500 full-length Metropolitan Opera performances.
  • Methods in Organic Synthesis  
    Online alerting service covering the most important current developments in organic synthesis. It is designed with the synthetic organic chemist in mind, providing informative reaction schemes and covering new reactions and new methods.
  • Natural Product Updates  
    Provides graphical abstracts of new developments in natural product chemistry, selected from dozens of key primary journals.
  • Nursing Resource Center  
    Aimed at students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients.
  • PapersFirst
    Citations to over 6.5 million papers presented at worldwide meetings, conferences, etc., since 1993.
  • Popular Magazines
    Over 1,000 of the most searched magazines across Gale/InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries".
  • ProceedingsFirst
    Contains tables of contents from over 190,000 worldwide conferences, meetings, etc. since 1993.
  • Professional Collection  
    Custom selection of full-text journals for educators interested in professional development.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global  
    Comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses.
  • Smithsonian Collections Online  
    Archive of Smithsonian Magazine (1970-2010) and Air & Space Magazine (1986-2010).

Online Resources Added in Summer, 2014

Trial Resources at the Thompson Library

The following resources are available on a trial basis to UM-Flint students, faculty, and staff. The Thompson Library is considering subscriptions to these databases, but is soliciting user feedback first. Send comments to Paul Streby.

  • PrivCo: Private Company Financial Intelligence [TRIAL ACCESS]  
    Business and financial research for over 700,000 firms non-publicly traded corporations, including family-owned, private equity-owned, venture-backed and international unlisted companies.
    Available through Saturday, October 31, 2015. Send feedback to
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work - Online Edition [TRIAL ACCESS]  
    New, continuously updated version of the Encyclopedia of Social Work. Available through Friday, September 4, 2015. Send feedback to
  • SAGE Research Methods Datasets [TRIAL ACCESS]  
    Collection of teaching datasets that can be used to support the teaching and learning of quantitative and qualitative analytical methods used in the social sciences.
    Nearly 1600 videos (400 hours of video) on counseling & psychotherapy, education, and communications. Available until Friday, July 31, 2015. Send feedback to
    N.B. Off-campus access to this resource may not be available to all browsers, e.g. Internet Explorer and Firefox. Chrome seems to work off campus, and any browser should work on campus.
  • Black Women Writers [TRIAL ACCESS]  
    Literature and essays on feminist issues by authors from Africa and the African diaspora.
    Available through Monday, July 20, 2015. Send feedback to

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