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HarpWeek

HarpWeek presents the full text of Harper's Weekly for the period 1857-1912. One of the leading news sources of the 19th century, Harper's contains writings of many American literary figures and many illustrations.

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Haz-Map
Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET), National Library of Medicine

"Occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the health effects of exposure to chemicals and biologicals at work". 

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Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)
Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET), National Library of Medicine

"Toxicology data file, focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas. All data are referenced and derived from a core set of books, government documents, technical reports and selected primary journal literature. HSDB is peer-reviewed by the Scientific Review Panel (SRP), a committee of experts in the major subject areas within the data bank's scope. HSDB is organized into individual chemical records, and contains over 4800 such records". 

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Health & Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module (Gale)
MEL

Provides access to information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Sources include journals, books and Internet links.

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Health Business Fulltext Elite (Ebsco)

Health Business Elite provides comprehensive journal content covering all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance. Health Business Elite contains full text content from more than 450 journals such as Behavioral Health Management, H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Harvard Business Review (available back to 1922), Health Care Financing Review, Health Facilities Management, Health Management Technology, Healthcare Executive, Healthcare Financial Management, Marketing Health Services, Materials Management in Health Care, Modern Healthcare, and many more. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965, and in some cases, earlier. This database is updated daily.

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Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)
MEL

Health Reference Center Academic provides a collection of over 2,600 journals, including 700 specifically in nursing and allied health fields. It also provides personal health information on a wide range of topics. The database also contains more than 400 full-text pamphlets, selected health-related articles from an additional 1500 general interest magazines, newsletters, articles from the Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service, and 2,500+ topical overviews from Clinical Reference Systems.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (Ebsco)

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides abstracts and indexing for more than 830 journals, of which 550 are availabile in full text. About 450 of the journals are peer-reviewed. This database includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1975.

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Health Statistics and Reports. Michigan Department of Community Health

The Department of Community Health is responsible for the collection of information on a range of health related issues. The information is collected to monitor the general health and well-being of Michigan's citizens. These data are useful for health program development, targeting and evaluation of program progress. The information is used to identify emerging health issues and trends and can be made available for epidemiological research. Statistics are developed from the data collected to provide basic information on these health events in Michigan. The data are provided at the state, county and community level. Included are data on: Natality, Mortality and Other Vital Statistics; Communicable Diseases; Health Care Statistics; Community Health Information; Birth Defect Statistics; Cancer Statistics; Population Trends. Published reports of the Department are also available.

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HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)
MEL

HeritageQuest Online is a key genealogical resource, offering access to the follwing datasets:

  • U.S. Federal Censuses feature the original images of every extant federal census in the United States, from 1790 through 1930, with name indexes for many decades. In total the collection covers more than 140 million names.
  • Genealogy and local history books deliver more than 7 million digitized page images from over 26,000 family histories, local histories, and other books. Titles have been digitized from our own renowned microform collections, as well from the American Antiquarian Society via an exclusive partnership.
  • Periodical Source Index (PERSI), published by the Allen County Public Library, is recognized as the most comprehensive index genealogy and local history periodicals. It contains more than 2 million records covering titles published around the world since 1800.
  • Revolutionary War records contains original images from pension and bounty land warrant application files help to identify more than 80,000 American Army, Navy, and Marine officers and enlisted men from the Revolutionary War era.
  • Freedman’s Bank Records, with more than 480,000 names of bank applicants, their dependents, and heirs from 1865–1874, offers valuable data that can provide important clues to tracing African American ancestors prior to and immediately after the Civil War.
  • LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set records the memorials, petitions, private relief actions made to the U.S. Congress back to 1789, with a total of more than 480,000 pages of information.

HeritageQuest Online in a key genealogical resource, offering access to U.S. Census data 1790-1830, as well as other resources dating from the early days of U.S. history.

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Highwire Press

Highwire Press is a collaborative online publishing effort that incorporates online journals from many publishers. This links directly to the publisher listing. Access to over 200 Sage journals is available through Highwire Press. There is also a substantial collection of freely accessible journals in Highwire, some of which limit access to journal issues that are 12 or more months old.

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Home Improvement Collection
MEL

This collection of more than 200 home-improvement focused titles covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more will meet the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.

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Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection
MEL

This is a collection of more than 600 journals and 500 subject specific  reference titles and travel handbook's from Fodor's. It provides coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields. A great resource for curious travelers and serious researchers.

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Humanities E-Books (ACLS)

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Humanities E-Book Project is a collaboration of ten learned societies, 250 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan Scholarly Publishing Office. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of more than 3,700 high-quality books in the humanities, recommended and reviewed by subject specialists and featuring unlimited multi-user access and free, downloadable MARC records. The Project is available 24/7 on- and off-campus through standard web browsers. The ACLS Humanities E-Book Project was initially funded by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The collection adds about 300 new titles per year.

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