Amanda Nichols Hess
Use the catalog to find books, videos, recordings, and goverment documents we have at the library.
A statewide catalog of many of Michigan's libraries. It allows you to request books at another library be sent to Kresge Library for you.
- Request books be pulled for pickup - shipping and contactless pick-up available
- Request PDF copies of print articles and book chapters
- Electronic course reserves, available for some classes
- Virtual research help
You may request materials we don't have and we'll borrow them from another library for you.
Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.
Writing Resources for Students
Find in-depth information about the mechanics of writing, MLA/APA citations, avoiding plagiarism, and more.
The consultants can help you with every stage of the writing process.
- Credo Reference
Provides online access to encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference tools.
- Sage Knowledge
Collection of encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, and more, covering topics in the social sciences.
- Springer eBook Collection
Multidisciplinary collection of eBooks published by Springer-Verlag since 2005. Especially strong coverage of the physical and biological sciences, computer science, engineering and technology.
- American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) (information about the Michigan chapter)
- Anti-Defamation League
- Arab American Community Center for Economic and Social Services
- Gay & Lesbian Alliance against Defamation (GLAAD)
- Human Rights Campaign
- Innocence Project
- League of United Latin American Citizens
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
- National Congress of American Indians
- National Disability Rights Network
- National Organization for Women
- New Detroit
- Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
- Urban League - national and Detroit
A multidisciplinary collection of videos that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. Look for specialized collections (Theatre in Video, Opera in Video) under Advanced Search.
Alexander Street Video
Search across our streaming video collections from Alexander Street Press, including VAST, Nursing Education in Video, and World Newsreels Online.
Provides access to articles in scholarly, peer-reviewed business journals, trade journals and business news publications. Includes the full-text of the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and the Economist.
Full text of core scholarly journals from their beginning to approximately one year ago. Disciplines include botany, business, ecology, general science, humanities, mathematics, social sciences, and statistics. Browsable by discipline and full-text searchable across all disciplines. Especially good for historic or classic articles in most fields. Coverage: 1665 to present. How to export to RefWorks
Need articles in psychology or counseling? Use PsycINFO! It's a great resource and is published by the American Psychological Association. How to export to RefWorks
Includes education and related topics - journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs. How to export to RefWorks
Looking for a specific article or book? Use Library OneSearch to determine if the University Libraries have access to the item.
For example, to find the article: Pearson, Elaine M; Podeschi, Ronald L. (1999). Humanism and individualism: Maslow and his critics. Adult Education Quarterly 50 (1): 41-56.
You can search using the article title in Library OneSearch -- "Humanism and individualism: Maslow and his critics" in quotation marks (as shown) -- not the title of the journal (Adult Education Quarterly). The results of this search indicate that Kresge Library has access to this article online (available here).Also, you can find specific journals by title here.
Includes company and industry reports, country profiles, as well as market data and country statistics.
- American FactFinder
No longer available.
Provides access to demographic data. Drill down to the city or neighborhood level to identify markets and audiences in your community. Ideal for supporting small business and local economic development activities. Thanks to MeL.
iPoll is a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the US since 1935. Also included is the Roper Center public opinion data which is the largest archives of public opinion information. Coverage: Data sets.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States (Proquest)
The Statistical Abstract of the United States Online is the standard summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States – including vital and health statistics. It is also designed to serve as a guide to other statistical publications and sources, both in print and on the Web.