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"Provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic.." [from the site]

Michigan Electronic Library logoGeneral OneFile (Gale)


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.


Michigan Electronic Library logoInfoTrac Newsstand (Gale)


A collection of over 1800 newspapers and newswires from around the country and the world. Included are the Detroit Free Press (March 28, 2000-July 30, 2008), Times (London) 1985-date and the Christian Science Monitor 1996-date. The database contains over 27 million articles.



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.


The Online Library of Liberty

The Liberty Fund is "...a private, educational foundation established to encourage the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals. The Foundation develops, supervises, and finances its own educational activities to foster thought and encourage discourse on enduring intellectual issues pertaining to liberty"[ from the website]  

The Online Library provides electronic access to hundreds of primary source documents in history, political thought, law, and philosophy. A searchable database assits in locating materials. 

The Liberty Fund advocates a free society and individual responsibilty.  The Fund does publish book, however the materials on the website are available without charge.

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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McNichols Campus Library

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