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Michigan Electronic Library logoComputer Database (Gale)

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Computer Database provides full-text and image articles for a wide variety or research applications, including competitive analysis of high tech companies and their products; research on industry trends in telecommunications, electronics and robotics; research on software, hardware, the Internet and LAN and WAN technology; research into multimedia, virtual reality and interactive TV; reviews of consumer products; background research for job hunting. Coverage is 1980-date. Of 1046 indexed and abstracted journals, over 500 are currently indexed; 181 are available in full text.

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Detroit News (1999-current) (NewsBank)

This is the online edition of the Detroit News, 1999-date.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoGeneral OneFile (Gale)

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General OneFile includes more than 6,300 full-text titles, 400 major newspapers -- a total of nearly 11,000 titles in all with more than 20 years of backfile coverage from 1980 to present for selected titles. The database contains more than 87 million records including wire services covering agriculture, general news, broadcast news, government, business press releases, industry topics, sports and current events; indexing of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Christian Science Monitor; and general interest magazines, refereed academic journals, business publications, technology periodicals, and specialty titles in law, health care and computers.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoCommunications and Mass Media Collection (Gale)

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This is a custom collection of more than 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field: key subjects covered include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoFine Arts & Music Collection (Gale)

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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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Sociology Collection (SAGE Full Text Collection)

Sociology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection includes the full-text of 36 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 50 years, encompassing over 12,700 articles. It covers such subjects as Childhood, Contemporary Sociology, Comparative Sociology, Consumer Culture, Classical Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Leisure Studies, Social Theory, Sociology of Sport, and Sociology of Work and Employment (Labor Studies). The searchable database consists of bibliographic records (indexed summaries or abstracts) as well as the complete text of each journal article.

Other journals not in the collection, but published by Sage, can be selected and searched along with the Sociology titles.

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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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Citation Machine

The Citation Machine helps writers by formatting bibliographic citations in APA (American Psychological Association) and MLA (Modern Language Association) formats. A more complete service for using these formats, including notes, is RefWorks, also available in these database listings. Disclaimer: The Library system has made every effort to provide appropriate and accurate information to serve the research and writing needs of the University of Detroit Mercy community. The Library system is not liable for inaccurate or incomplete information delivered by the licensing vendors databases or summary information prepared herein from databases, more specifically:  for loss or damage to any research or personal work of a student, faculty member, or staff member should a citation be created improperly for a researcher' use or acceptance of the completeness of information provided on developing a citation  for the users violation of the U.S. Copyright Law in citing the content of any research or personal work . Please also note the disclaimer on the introductory page for The Citation Machine.

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eBook Collections

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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Jill Werdell Spreitzer

Associate Librarian
Reference Services
McNichols Campus Library

werdeljc@udmercy.edu
313-993-1221

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