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Essays on 152 culture groups of the U.S., from Acadians to Yupiats, covering their history, acculturation and assimilation, family and community dynamics, language and religion. Each essay is 5,000 to 20,000 words in length and includes black-and-white photographs, usually of people in native dress or engaged in a traditional activity. The information for each ethnic group includes a brief history of the country of origin, immigration statistics and a history of migration to America, and information on traditions and customs, language, religion, political involvement, and employment. Brief biographies of immigrants who have made a contribution to American society are followed by lists of newspapers and radio and TV stations serving the group, organizations, museums and research centers, and a brief bibliography.
A resource for access to articles about gardens and plants. Topics include horticulture, botany, garden and landscape design & history, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy. This index and abstract product is designed for gardening enthusiasts, professionals, and students of horticulture and of garden and landscape design & history. Indexed and abstracted are more than 430 core titles, the majority of which are published in English.
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online contains over 9,000 pages of material, the full text of the 10-volume print encyclopedia (more than 700 articles) with links to associated audio examples, musical illustrations, photographs, and drawings; song texts and score examples; and charts and maps of world regions.
Gartner is a leading providers of research and analysis about the global information technology industry. Areas of focus include customer relationship management, business-to-business e-commerce, supply chain management, wireless, emerging technologies, security, IT services and vendors, IT spending and strategies.
This site provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States. It also provides image access to more than two million Federal land title records for Eastern Public Land States, issued between 1820 and 1908. Images of Serial patents (land titles issued between 1908 and the mid-1960's) are currently being added to this web site. Due to organization of documents in the GLO collection, this site does not currently contain every Federal title record issued for the Public Land States.
Genline's archive contains church records from the 16th-20th century for research in Swedish genealogy. A helpful guide is found on pages 51-52 and 58-60 in Your Swedish roots: a step by step handbook, by Per Clemensson & Kjell Andersson. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004); Wilson Library Reference Quarto CS922 .C57 2004.
GEOBASE is a multidisciplinary database supplying bibliographic information and abstracts for development studies, the Earth sciences, ecology, geomechanics, human geography, and oceanography.
The Libraries' subscription to this resource allows for 4 users at any one time. If you get a busy signal, please wait a few minutes and try accessing the site again.
Index to the worldwide literature of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, paleontology, hydrogeology , hydrology, and mineralogy. Publication types covered include journal articles, books, conference proceedings, government publications, theses, reports, and maps. Provides citations, with a small percentage accompanied by abstracts. Produced by the American Geological Institute.
The Global Financial Database is a collection of financial and economic data provided in ASCII or Excel format. There are 20,000 historical or current data series which may be downloaded directly from the web site. Global coverage includes stocks, bonds, treasury bills, interest rates, commodity prices, CPI, GDP, exchange rates, indexes, population and more.Choose "Login Anonymously" for library access.
Guide for finding historical US stock prices using Global Financial Data.
Connect to Google Scholar through the Libraries' web site to gain off-campus access to all the articles and journals in full text in the Libraries. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. To connect to the full text, click "FindIt@U of M Twin Cities" in your Google Scholar search results. Learn more: Google Scholar FAQ
There are approximately 310,000 items in the Grand Secretariat Archives at the Institute of History and Philology. These include imperial decrees, edicts, memorials, tribute documents, examination questions, examination papers, rosters of successful examination candidates, documents from the offices of the Grand Secretariat, documents from the offices for book compilation, and old documents from Mukden. Memorials make up the bulk of these documents. The archives contain valuable source materials for institutional, social and economic historians. They record general administrative activities and legal cases, many of which cannot be found in Ch'ing legal compendia.
Collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
The Gu jin tu shu ji cheng (古今圖書集成) is an encyclopedia completed in 1725. To compile this great encyclopedia, the first compiler, renowned scholar, Cheng Menglei cited over 6,000 works from ancient time up to late Ming and early Qing dynasties. The completed work was huge in size, reached to 500,000 pages and over 160 million words. It was said it is four times larger than the Encyclopedia Britannica. The subject coverage is extensive ranged from astrology, geography, politic, economics, military, law, philosophy, literature, engineering, fishing, mining, education, arts, music, dance, medicine, agriculture, and many others. It contains over 6,000 illustrations, also known as /Kangxi Encyclopedia/.
Information and directory of nonprofit organizations in the United States. Search to find nonprofits by mission, location, income, keywords and other criteria. Includes IRS 990 forms which are tax returns showing operations and other financial information. Limited to three simultaneous users. A password for multiple record downloading is available only at a workstation in Wilson Reference. Please see a desk staff person for details and access.