CARD provides access to articles, essays, and lectures dealing with John Calvin and Calvinism from the 16th century to the present. The database is interdisciplinary, covering subjects such as ethics, history, and science, and international, containing scholarly material in English, French, and German, among other languages.
In 1971 the Calvinism Resources Database (CaRD) began as a "Calvin Bibliography" covering the years 1960-1970. It was compiled by Joseph N. Tylenda, a Jesuit priest, and published in the Calvin Theological Journal. The bibliography and database are now maintained by the curator of the H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies and are updated regularly.