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Searchable full text of 16,000+ technical books from O'Reilly & Associates and The Pearson Technology Group (including Addison-Wesley, Alpha, Financial Times Prentice Hall, Cisco Press, New Riders, Peachpit Press, Prentice Hall PTR, Que and Sams) and other publishers. ACCESS NOTE: Limited to seven U-M users at a time--if you are prompted for a Safari password, all seven slots may be in use; try again 10 or more minutes later. After logging out of Safari, your web browser must be completely shut down and restarted to be able to access Safari again. FOR SEARCH HELP: See "ProQuest LibGuide: Safari Books Online" link below (under "More Information").
Provides online access to the complete full text of over 100 reference works from Gale, Macmillan, and other publishers. Includes: Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Datapedia of the U.S., International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, World Press Encyclopedia, and many more. Individual titles are arranged by subject category.
Includes approximately 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes subject reference works in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, including a science and technology collection.
Useful for topics in communication studies, sociology, psychology, information science, public policy and linguistics, among others.
Health Policy Picks is a monthly selection of recent publications, such as technical reports, conference proceedings, tutorials, videos, and other material produced by organizations and government agencies that conduct analysis and research. HPP's focus is health policy research, information, and education. The target audiences are those interested in learning about U.S. health care system. Content includes unpublished literature on health policy.
Online version of the largest reference work published in the social and behavioral sciences. Subjects covered include: anthropology, communications, psychology, demography, economics, education, gender studies, law, linguistics,public policy, sociology, urban planning, etc.
"Broad in scope, ODLIS includes not only the terminology of the various specializations within LIS but also the vocabulary of publishing, printing, binding, the book trade, graphic arts, book history, literature, bibliography, telecommunications, and computer science"
Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, private companies, and intergovernmental organizations. Subjects include health, crime, population, finance, industry, and marketing. Includes statistics on libraries from National Center for Education Statistics as well as IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services). Browse by subject - education. Also includes statistics on information and communication technology (ICT).
Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, private companies, and intergovernmental organizations. Create maps and reports from data you select from over 640 datasets. Subjects include health, crime, population, finance, industry, and marketing. Data is available for the world as a whole or for selected countries. Data for the U.S. are shown by state, often by county, sometimesby census tract and zip code. Time series data may go back several decades. Data sources include the U.S. government, the World Bank, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Mergent, and Standard & Poors. The University Library has Datasets Basic Subscription, which does not include EASI Market Planner, IMF data or data from the U-M China Data Center. U-M China Data Center is available from China Data Online. IMF data in IMF eLibrary Dat Chrome is recommended and tell Java to update at a later time.
A portal for current statistics from private and government sources on wide range of topics
Statista includes ready-made statistical charts, graphs and tables on marketing, demographics, communication, technology, politics, health, leisure and public opinion polls. About 20 percent of the data in Statista comes from government sources like the World Bank and the U.S. Census. The rest comes from industry, marketing, and trade groups. The tables, charts and graphs can be downloaded as images or into Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel.