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Michigan Electronic Library logoAcademic OneFile

MEL.

Contains full text articles, which can be narrowed to scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. Subjects include the arts, literature and literary criticism, business, social sciences, technology, theology, and more. Also provides MLA citations, 12 different language translations, MP3 downloads, videos, and podcasts. Updated daily.

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America's News Magazines (NewsBank)

This is a full-text collection of 8 large circulation popular news magazines, covering fields of business, entertainment, lifestyle, news, science & technology, and sports. Coverage goes back to at least 2002, and in some titles as early as 1985. Titles include: Newsweek (1991-date), Slate (1996-date), and Foreign Affairs (1994-date). Articles are TEXT ONLY; accompanying illustrations are not displayed.

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Black Women Writers (Alexander Street Press)

Black Women Writers celebrates the many voices of women from Africa and the African Diaspora. Offering fiction, poetry, and essays from three continents and 20 countries, the database gives an unparalleled view of black women’s struggles through time. New content is uploaded on a biweekly basis, giving users immediate access to a steadily growing treasury of extraordinary writings. The database currently features over 50,000 pages of poetry and prose.

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Citation Machine

Formats the citation for you in the MLA, APA, Turabian, or Chicago styles. 

Michigan Electronic Library logoeBook Collection (Ebsco)

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eBooks by Ebsco is a collection of over 15,000 electronic books, made available through the University of Detroit Mercy and the Michigan Electronic Library. In addition to many current and recent titles, the collection includes over  3,000 classic texts that are no longer copyrighted. Books may be read online; printing options are limited.

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Ebook Central

Find over 50,000 fulltext, electronic books on many topics.  Create a personal bookshelf and even save personal notes.  View with Adobe Digital Editions (download available from ebrary), which is supported by most devices except Kindle.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoFine Arts & Music Collection (Gale)

MEL.

With more than 200 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

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HarpWeek

HarpWeek presents the full text of Harper's Weekly for the period 1857-1889. One of the leading newspapers of the 19th century, Harper's contains writings of many American literary figures and many illustrations.

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JSTOR

Full text of over 1,200 core academic journals in most disciplines. Coverage starts with the first issue published, and continues, ending 3-5 years before the current year. An additional year of journals published is added annually. The Libraries own current paper issues of many titles in the collections. Follow this link to see a listing of all JSTOR collections available at UDM or download a complete list of all journals included in these collections.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoMichigan Authors and Illustrators

MEL.

This is a database of the works of Michigan authors--those either born in Michigan or lived in Michigan. Brief biographical information is included for most authors.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoMichigan Newspapers

MEL.

Full text of 90 Michigan newspapers, incuding January 1999-date of the Detroit News, July 200-date of the Grand Rapids Press, and July 2006-date of the Michigan Chronicle. Links from this page lead to a wide selection of regional, national and international newsoaoers.

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OmniFile Full Text (Ebsco; formerly H.W. Wilson)

Contains full text articles, which can be narrowed to scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. Subjects include the arts, literature and literary criticism, business, social sciences, technology, theology, and more. Also provides MLA citations, 30 different language translations, MP3 downloads, and a UDM library chat box. Updated daily.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoOpposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context provides information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, it contains "viewpoint" articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Oxford Reference Online (Oxford)

Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection contains 216 dictionaries, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. The Collection offers detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the Oxford Companions Series, to enhance the coverage provided by Oxford Core Collection.

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Project Muse

Project Muse is a collection of 530 academic journals in the social sciences and humanities, initiated by Johns Hopkins University Press and the Milton Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins. Most titles start in 1997, and complement UDM's holdings in JSTOR.

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Wiley Online Library

The Wiley Online Library includes all electronic book and journal publications from Wiley. Journals formerly in the Blackwell Synergy collection are now included in the Wiley Online Library. Full text is available for these journals from at least 2001 (except for new journals) and coverage for some goes back to the 1970s. Volumes available through UDM are preceded by an open padlock icon.

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eJournal Finder

Full Text Journal Finder

Have a citation or reference?  Use the Full Text Journal Finder to locate the journal within the library's databases. 

Sandra H. Wilson

Associate Librarian
Reference Services
McNichols Campus Library

wilsonsh@udmercy.edu
313-578-0577

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