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Data Citation Index includes bibliographic metadata from research data in Data Studies and Data Sets from a wide range of international data repositories. Source records include three document types: Repository, Data Study, and Data Set. Records may include cited references and citing article counts.
Data Citation Index is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Data Driven Detroit houses a comprehensive data system that includes current and historic demographic, socioeconomic, educational, environmental, and other indicators. This data system allows analysts to illustrate complex relationships by combining different datasets to reveal the true stories of our regions, cities and blocks.
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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.
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The full-text poems of 54 African-American poets from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Provides a unique portrait of early America.
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Full text of declassified Presidential, Executive Branch, and Congressional documents since World War II. Subjects include foreign relations, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, civil rights movement, assassinations, and more.
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Deep Blue is the University of Michigan's permanent, safe, and accessible service for representing our rich intellectual environment. The primary goal of Deep Blue is to provide access to the work that makes Michigan a leader in research, teaching, and creativity. By representing our scholars, from faculty through students, as individuals and as members of communities, Deep Blue provides a framework for preserving and finding the best scholarly and artistic work done at the University.
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Demographics Now includes comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors, and much more. You can even utilize a unique mapping tool that "visualizes" trends.

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Covers the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century. Disciplines covered include: ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, product design, industrial design, and landscape architecture from design and applied arts periodicals since 1973.
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Provides scholars, researchers, and genealogists with online, easily-searchable, first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society, and events of the time. You can also search for more recent dates.
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The Detroit News online contains most articles from 1999 to present.
The Detroit News is available in microfilm (1960 to 2009) and in print (the most recent 2 months) in the library.
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The Dictionary of American Regional English documents regional aspects of English language usage in the United States, including variations in words, phrases, and pronunciation. In addition to searching, the online version of DARE allows you to browse by region using an interactive map. You can also create your own maps based on the extensive survey data and hear audio clips from over 4,000 interview recordings.
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The Dictionary of Irish Biography includes the lives of 9,000 Irish men and women who made a significant contribution in Ireland and abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography  

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An online database consisting of at least one copy of every surviving Old English text. In some cases, more than one copy is included, if it is significant because of dialect or date. As such, the DOE Web Corpus represents over three million words of Old English and fewer than a million words of Latin, or almost five times the collected works of Shakespeare.

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The works of 16th and 17th century Protestant Reformers, in facsimiles and searchable full-text, in a variety of languages. When complete, it will include more than 1500 works by more than 300 authors from the full range of Protestant traditions.
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The works of 16th and 17th century Catholic authors, in facsimiles and searchable full-text, in a variety of languages. When complete, will include more than 1500 works, including catechisms, theological treatises, papal documents, and devotional works.
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Includes over 80,000 declassified government documents with more than 500,000 total pages. Exhaustively covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century. Glossaries, chronologies, bibliographies, overviews, and photographs are included.
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These large-scale plans of a city or town were created to assist fire insurance companies assess the risk associated with insuring a particular property. This collection includes 660,000 maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.
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digitalculturebooks is an imprint of the University of Michigan Press dedicated to publishing innovative work in new media studies and digital humanities.

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Based on the print series, this online source contains full-text German-language works by and criticism of German authors in the arts, history, philosophy, politics, and literature, spanning many centuries, from Wolfram von Eschenbach to Immanuel Kant.
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Scores of searchable, full-text German scholarly journals, 19th century to present, covering the subjects of arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

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Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. More than 6,250 journals are included in the directory with nearly 3,000 journals searchable at article level. DOAJ aims to cover all subjects and languages.

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OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of more than 1,800 academic open access repositories. As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents. The current directory lists repositories and allows breakdown and selection by a variety of criteria (e.g., subject area, content type, and country).

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Full-text of dissertations and theses from Big Ten universities and The University of Chicago.
List of the Big Ten universities.
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Doing Business includes detailed subnational reports that exhaustively cover business regulation and reform in different cities and regions within a nation. These reports provide data on the ease of doing business, rank each location, and recommend reforms to improve performance in each of the indicator areas. Selected cities can compare their business regulations with other cities in the country or region and with the 185 economies that Doing Business has ranked.

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Online searchable indexes to and directories of authors, editors, publishers, and titles in poetry and small press publishing. Includes four unique databases which must be searched independently:
The International Directory of Little Magazines & Small Presses
The Directory of Poetry Publishers
The Directory of Small Press/Magazine Editors & Publishers
The Small Press Record of Books in Print


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