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.
Database for primary school students; This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
In addition to material from periodicals, the database also includes newspaper articles, reference material and maps. Fact sheet at http://www.galegroup.com/pdf/facts/itkid.pdf Coverage: Current year to date + the previous three years Updated: Daily
Provides information on social issues, including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
A custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators that is updated daily.
Remote access available for University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities students, staff, and faculty
Database for junior high and middle school students; This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
In addition to material from periodicals, the database also includes newspaper articles, an encyclopedia, and a variety of other reference material. Covered subjects include politics and current events; consumer electronics; arts and entertainment; automobiles; recreation and leisure; crime; personal finances; and food. Factsheet at: http://www.galegroup.com/pdf/facts/itjr.pdf Coverage: Rolling three years Updated: Daily
Database for secondary school students; This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
In addition to material from periodicals, the database also includes newspaper articles, two encyclopedias, and a variety of reference material. Covered subjects include politics and current events; consumer electronics; arts and entertainment; automobiles; recreation and leisure; crime; personal finances; and food. http://www.galegroup.com/pdf/facts/itstu.pdf The article coverage is from 1985 - to the present.
Student Resources In Context offers cross-curricular content aligned to national, state, and Common Core State Standards, and presents that material in the way most useful for students. This unique database provides stellar support for papers, projects, and presentations while reinforcing the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
Reference titles from various publishers in many subjects, including art, biography, business, cultural studies, education, the environment, history, religion, science, and social science.
Gallup Analytics is an online platform that provides access to nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data known as the Gallup World Poll. It includes new data and historical trends at the country, state and U.S. city levels. Subscribers can view data by demographic categories, compare results across geographies to develop and report findings, including direct citations of Gallup's work.
Researchers seeking access to the raw data may obtain it by e-mailing a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 resource is not paid by the Libraries, and the access is limited to those affiliated with the Carlson School of Management. For access issues, please contact email@example.com.
A source of business intelligence and company information for the healthcare industry. Report areas are: Frontier Pharma, Therapy Analysis, CBR Pharma Insights, and MedTech.
To download reports, contact Mary Schoenborn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GenderWatch is a full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas.
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.
A collection of over 200 journals, providing researchers with information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments -- including such topics as particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology.
GEOBASE is a multidisciplinary database of indexed research literature on the earth sciences, ecology, geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management and nature conservation.
Remote access available for University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities students, staff, and faculty
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.
This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. They helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption and social practices.
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.
To access the database, click on the red LOGIN link located closer to the top of the page. In the next page, select "Login Anonymously" for library access. Note that there is a monthly download limit of 2,000 series on the anonymous log-in. Students, Faculty, staff can create a personal account using University of Minnesota e-mail address.Guide for finding historical US stock prices using Global Financial Data.
Profiles of countries including culture, customs, history, travel information, language, etc. Consists of 175 Country Guides of 119 topics each.
Provides medical device industry intelligence covering 16 therapy areas.
Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University (IBC), globalEDGEâ„¢ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. The public version has limited access to some of these resources.
To gain off-campus access to articles from library journal subscriptions, change the Library Settings to University of Minnesota Twin Cities in Google Scholar (see this tutorial) Use Google Scholar to find articles from academic publishers, professional societies, research institutes, and scholarly repositories from colleges and universities. Look for the "FindIt@U of M Twin Cities" links in your Google Scholar search results to access library subscriptions. Learn more: Google Scholar FAQ
A rigorous overview of the Spanish culture, dealt extensively and from different perspectives.
A bi-lingual online dictionary, which contains the complete text of the Collins Robert French-English, English-French Dictionary, Unabridged
The largest French dictionary available. Contains all the conjugations of all the verbs, feminine and plural forms, etymology, nuances of use, quotations, and more.
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 primary and secondary sources; artworks; photographs and maps for the study of travel, c1550-1850.
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 most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day."
Available in print and online versions.
News and analysis on alternative energy sources and the U.S. electricity industry. An individual account is required to access this resource. Click on the link below to register using a University of Minnesota e-mail address. Note that the third step of reigstration shows the "Purchase" button, which you can click to associate your account to the Libraries' paid subscription. Once registered, use your e-mail address and password to log in to www.gtmsquared.com from anywhere.
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/.
This checklist goes with the microfiche set "Minnesota Executive Documents, 1860-1924" located at TC Wilson Library Gov Pub (Reference) Mfiche 44, although if you check MNCAT, you may find that we have some of these titles in other formats and locations.
Information on nonprofit organizations in the United States that register with the Internal Revenue Service. Includes financial information, mission, programs, board of directories and historical 990 tax returns filed with the IRS with more detail about expenditures and revenue. Search for nonprofits by location, size, and types of services. Licensed for 3 simultaneous users